Ephesians 5:16-26 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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16 making the most of the time, because the days are evil. 16 making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.
17 Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is. 17 Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord's will is.
18 And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery; but be filled with the Spirit, 18 Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit.
19 addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with all your heart, 19 Speak to one another with psalms, hymns and spiritual songs. Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord,
20 always and for everything giving thanks in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God the Father. 20 always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
21 Be subject to one another out of reverence for Christ. 21 Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.
22 Wives, be subject to your husbands, as to the Lord. 22 Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord.
23 For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior. 23 For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior.
24 As the church is subject to Christ, so let wives also be subject in everything to their husbands. 24 Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands in everything.
25 Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, 25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her
26 that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, 26 to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through the word,