Ephesians 5:17-27 LEB

Being Filled by the Spirit

17 Because of this do not become foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord [is].

References for Ephesians 5:17

      18 And do not be drunk with wine (in which is dissipation), but be filled by the Spirit,
      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

      References for Ephesians 5:21

        • ‚ 5:21 - Literally "in [the] fear of"
          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.

          References for Ephesians 5:24

            • ƒ 5:24 - *The words "should be subject" are not in the Greek text, but are an understood repetition from the previous clause

              Husbands and Wives

              25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for her;

              References for Ephesians 5:25

                  26 in order that he might sanctify her by cleansing [her]c with the washing of water by the word;

                  References for Ephesians 5:26

                    • „ 5:26 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
                      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.