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Ephesians 5:22-31 ESV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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22 Wives, submit to your own 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 even 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 Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit 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,
27 so that he might present the church to himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without blemish. 27 and to present her to himself as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless.
28 In the same way husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. 28 In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.
29 For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ does the church, 29 After all, no one ever hated his own body, but he feeds and cares for it, just as Christ does the church--
30 because we are members of his body. 30 for we are members of his body.
31 "Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh." 31 "For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh."