Ephesians 5:19-29 (Lexham English Bible)

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19 speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and singing praise in your heart to the Lord, 20 giving thanks always for all [things] in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to the God and Father, 21 being subject to one another {out of reverence for}a Christ 22 --wives to their own husbands as to the Lord, 23 because [the] husband is [the] head of the wife, as also Christ [is the] head of the church (he himself [being the] Savior of the body). 24 But as the church is subject to Christ, thus also wives [should be subject]b to their husbands in everything.

Husbands and Wives

25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for her; 26 in order that he might sanctify her by cleansing [her]c with the washing of water by the word; 27 in order that he might present to himself the church glorious, not having a spot or wrinkle or any such [thing], but that she may be holy and blameless. 28 Thus also husbands ought to love their own wives as their own bodies. The one who loves his own wife loves himself. 29 For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as also Christ [does] the church,
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