Parallel Bible results for Ephesians 5:16-26

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Ephesians 5:16-26

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