Ephesians 5:23



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, He Himself being the Savior of the body.

King James Version

For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.

Holman Bible

for the husband is head of the wife as also Christ is head of the church. He is the Savior of the body.

International Standard Version

For the husband is the head of his wife as the Messiah is the head of the church. It is he who is the Savior of the body.

A Conservative Version

Because a husband is head of the wife, as also Christ is head of the church, and himself the savior of the body.

American Standard Version

For the husband is the head of the wife, and Christ also is the head of the church, being himself the saviour of the body.

Amplified

For the husband is head of the wife as Christ is the Head of the church, Himself the Savior of [His] body.

An Understandable Version

For the husband is the [spiritual] head over his wife, just as Christ is also the [spiritual] head over the church, since He is the Savior of the body.

Anderson New Testament

for the husband is the head of the wife, as the Christ also is the head of the church; and he is the savior of the body.

Bible in Basic English

For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ is the head of the church, being himself the saviour of the body.

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

for the husband presides over his wife, as Christ presides over the church: and he it is that preserves the whole body.

Darby Translation

for a husband is head of the wife, as also the Christ is head of the assembly. He is Saviour of the body.

Godbey New Testament

because the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ is also the head of the church, being himself the saviour of the body.

Goodspeed New Testament

for a husband is the head of his wife, just as Christ is the head of the church, which is his body, and is saved by him.

John Wesley New Testament

For the husband is head of the wife, as Christ also is head of the church:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For the husband is the head of the wife even as the Christ is head of the congregation , and it is he who gives saving health to the body.

Julia Smith Translation

For the husband is the head of the wife, as also Christ the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.

King James 2000

For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the savior of the body.

Lexham Expanded Bible

because [the] husband is [the] head of the wife, as also Christ [is the] head of the church (he himself [being the] Savior of the body).

Modern King James verseion

For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church; and He is the Savior of the body.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the husband is the wife's head, even as Christ is the head of the congregation, and the same is the saviour of the body.

Moffatt New Testament

for the husband is the head of the wife as Christ also (though he is the saviour of the Body) is the head of the church;

Montgomery New Testament

because a husband is the head of his wife even as Christ is head of the church, his body, which he saves.

NET Bible

because the husband is the head of the wife as also Christ is the head of the church -- he himself being the savior of the body.

New Heart English Bible

For the husband is the head of the wife, and Christ also is the head of the church, being himself the savior of the body.

New simplified Bible

For the husband is the head of the wife, and Christ also is the head of the congregation, he being the savior of the body.

Noyes New Testament

for the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church,he, who is the Saviour of the body.

Sawyer New Testament

for the husband is the head of the wife, as also Christ is the head of the church; he is the savior of the body.

The Emphasized Bible

Because, a husband, is the head of his wife, as, the Christ also, is the head of the assembly, he, being the saviour of the body, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For the husband is the head of the wife, as also Christ is the head of the church; and is himself the saviour of the body.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For a man is the Head of his wife, as the Christ is the Head of the Church--being indeed himself the Savior of his Body.

Webster

For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the Savior of the body.

Weymouth New Testament

because a husband is the Head of his wife as Christ also is the Head of the Church, being indeed the Saviour of this His Body.

Williams New Testament

for a husband is the head of his wife, just as Christ is the Head of the church, His body, and Saviour of it.

World English Bible

For the husband is the head of the wife, and Christ also is the head of the assembly, being himself the savior of the body.

Worrell New Testament

because a husband is head of the wife, as Christ also is Head of the assembly; Himself the Savior of the body.

Worsley New Testament

for the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and the saviour of that body.

Youngs Literal Translation

because the husband is head of the wife, as also the Christ is head of the assembly, and he is saviour of the body,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
ὅτι 
Hoti 
that , for , because , how that , how ,
Usage: 764

the husband
ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man , husband , sir , fellow , not tr
Usage: 198

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
ἐστί 
Esti 
is , are , was , be , have , not tr , , vr is
is , are , was , be , have , not tr , , vr is
Usage: 585
Usage: 585

the head
κεφαλή 
Kephale 
κεφαλή 
Kephale 
Usage: 63
Usage: 63

of the wife
γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187


and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as , when , how , as it were , about ,
Usage: 417

Christ is
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

of the church
ἐκκλησία 
Ekklesia 
Usage: 93

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

he

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

the saviour
σωτήρ 
Soter 
Usage: 24

Context Readings

Being Filled By The Spirit

22 Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord. 23 For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, He Himself being the Savior of the body. 24 But as the church is subject to Christ, so also the wives ought to be to their husbands in everything.



Cross References

1 Corinthians 11:3-10

But I want you to understand that Christ is the head of every man, and the man is the head of a woman, and God is the head of Christ.

Ephesians 1:22-23

And He put all things in subjection under His feet, and gave Him as head over all things to the church,

Colossians 1:18

He is also head of the body, the church; and He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that He Himself will come to have first place in everything.

Acts 20:28

"Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.

1 Corinthians 6:13

Food is for the stomach and the stomach is for food, but God will do away with both of them Yet the body is not for immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord is for the body.

Ephesians 4:15

but speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in all aspects into Him who is the head, even Christ,

Ephesians 5:25-26

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her,

1 Thessalonians 1:10

and to wait for His Son from heaven, whom He raised from the dead, that is Jesus, who rescues us from the wrath to come.

Revelation 5:9

And they sang a new song, saying, "Worthy are You to take the book and to break its seals; for You were slain, and purchased for God with Your blood men from every tribe and tongue and people and nation.

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