1Wives, 2submit to your own husbands, 3as to the Lord.
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For 4the husband is the head of the wife even as 5Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is 6himself its Savior.
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Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit 7in everything to their husbands.
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8Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and 9gave himself up for her,
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that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by 10the washing of water 11with the word,
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so 12that he might present the church to himself in splendor, 13without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without blemish.
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In the same way 14husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.
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For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ does the church,
because 15we are members of his body.
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16"Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and 17the two shall become one flesh."
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