speaking to one another with psalms, hymns and songs from the Spirit.1 Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord,
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always giving thanks2 to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
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Submit to one another3 out of reverence for Christ.
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Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands4 as you do to the Lord.5
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For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church,6 his body, of which he is the Savior.
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Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands7 in everything.
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Husbands, love your wives,8 just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her9
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to make her holy,10 cleansing her by the washing11 with water through the word,
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and to present her to himself12 as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless.13
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In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives14 as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.
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After all, people have never hated their own bodies, but they feed and care for them, just as Christ does the church--