Parallel Bible results for Ephesians 5:20-30

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Ephesians 5:20-30

NCV 20 Always give thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. NIV 20 always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. NCV 21 Yield to obey each other because you respect Christ. NIV 21 Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. NCV 22 Wives, yield to your husbands, as you do to the Lord, NIV 22 Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord. NCV 23 because the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ is the head of the church. And he is the Savior of the body, which is the church. 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. NCV 24 As the church yields to Christ, so you wives should yield to your husbands in everything. NIV 24 Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands in everything. NCV 25 Husbands, love your wives as Christ loved the church and gave himself for it NIV 25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her NCV 26 to make it belong to God. Christ used the word to make the church clean by washing it with water. NIV 26 to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through the word, NCV 27 He died so that he could give the church to himself like a bride in all her beauty. He died so that the church could be pure and without fault, with no evil or sin or any other wrong thing in it. NIV 27 and to present her to himself as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless. NCV 28 In the same way, husbands should love their wives as they love their own bodies. The man who loves his wife loves himself. NIV 28 In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. NCV 29 No one ever hates his own body, but feeds and takes care of it. And that is what Christ does for the church, NIV 29 After all, no one ever hated his own body, but he feeds and cares for it, just as Christ does the church-- NCV 30 because we are parts of his body. NIV 30 for we are members of his body.