Ephesians 5:24

24 Just as the church is subject to Christ, so also wives ought to be, in everything, to their husbands.

Ephesians 5:24 Meaning and Commentary

Ephesians 5:24

Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ
Her head, being wholly dependent upon him, and entirely resigned to him, and receiving all from him; from whom alone is all her expectation of provision, protection, comfort, and happiness; wherefore she has respect to all his commands, and esteems all his precepts concerning all things to be right; and yields a cheerful, voluntary, sincere, and hearty obedience to them; arising from a principle of love to him, and joined with honour, fear, and reverence of him:

so [let] the wives [be] to their own husbands in everything:
political, domestic, and ecclesiastic; that is consistent with the laws of God, and the Gospel of Christ.

Ephesians 5:24 In-Context

22 Wives, be subject to your husbands as you are to the Lord.
23 For the husband is the head of the wife just as Christ is the head of the church, the body of which he is the Savior.
24 Just as the church is subject to Christ, so also wives ought to be, in everything, to their husbands.
25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her,
26 in order to make her holy by cleansing her with the washing of water by the word,