Ephesians 5:21-31 LEB

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.
                  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,
                  30 because we are members of his body.
                  31 "For this [reason] a man will leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two will become one flesh."d

                  References for Ephesians 5:31

                    • … 5:31 - A quotation from Gen 2:24