Ephesians 5:20-30 TNIV

20 always giving thanks1 to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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Instructions for Christian Households

5:22-6:9pp -- Col 3:18-4:1

21 Submit to one another2 out of reverence for Christ.

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22 Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands3 as you do to the Lord.4

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23 For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church,5 his body, of which he is the Savior.

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24 Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands6 in everything.

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    • 38 5:24 - S ver 22
      25 Husbands, love your wives,7 just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her8

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          26 to make her holy,9 cleansinga her by the washing10 with water through the word,

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            • b 5:26 - Or "having cleansed"
              27 and to present her to himself11 as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless.12

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              28 In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives13 as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.

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                  29 After all, people have never hated their own bodies, but they feed and care for them, just as Christ does the church--
                  30 for we are members of his body.14

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