Ephesians 5:33

33 However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.

Ephesians 5:33 in Other Translations

KJV
33 Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband.
ESV
33 However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.
NLT
33 So again I say, each man must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.
MSG
33 And this provides a good picture of how each husband is to treat his wife, loving himself in loving her, and how each wife is to honor her husband.
CSB
33 To sum up, each one of you is to love his wife as himself, and the wife is to respect her husband.

Ephesians 5:33 Meaning and Commentary

Ephesians 5:33

Nevertheless, let everyone of you in particular
The apostle returns to his former subject, and recapitulates the mutual duties of husband and wife, after he had enforced them from the instance and example of Christ, and his church; and would have every married person in particular take the directions and instructions given, to themselves: as that the husband

so love his wife even as himself;
since they two are one flesh:

and the wife [see] that she reverence [her] husband;
since he leaves father and mother for her, and is the head of her; (See Gill on Ephesians 5:22).

Ephesians 5:33 In-Context

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.”
32 This is a profound mystery—but I am talking about Christ and the church.
33 However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.

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