Ephesians 5:29



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

for no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ also does the church,

King James Version

For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:

Holman Bible

For no one ever hates his own flesh, but provides and cares for it, just as Christ does for the church,

International Standard Version

For no one has ever hated his own body, but he nourishes and tenderly cares for it, as the Messiah does the church.

A Conservative Version

For no man ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as also Christ the church,

American Standard Version

for no man ever hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as Christ also the church;

Amplified

For no man ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and carefully protects and cherishes it, as Christ does the church,

An Understandable Version

For no [normal] person ever hated his own [physical] body, but [instead] he feeds and cares for it, just as Christ also does for the church,

Anderson New Testament

for no one ever yet hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, even as the Christ the church:

Bible in Basic English

For no man ever had hate for his flesh; but he gives it food and takes care of it, even as Christ does for the church;

Common New Testament

For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ also does the church,

Daniel Mace New Testament

no man was ever yet averse to his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, as the Lord doth the church:

Darby Translation

For no one has ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, even as also the Christ the assembly:

Godbey New Testament

for no one ever yet hated his own flesh; but he nourishes and cherishes it, as Christ also the church;

Goodspeed New Testament

for no one ever hates his own person, but he feeds it and takes care of it, just as Christ does with the church,

John Wesley New Testament

Now no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourisheth and cherisheth it, as also the Lord the church.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it even as the Lord with his congregation :

Julia Smith Translation

For none at any time hates his own flesh; but brings it up and cherishes it, as also the Lord the church:

King James 2000

For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourishes and cherishes it, even as the Lord the church:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as also Christ [does] the church,

Modern King James verseion

For no man ever yet hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, even as the Lord loves the church.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For no man ever yet, hated his own flesh; but nourisheth, and cherisheth it: even as the Lord doth the congregation.

Moffatt New Testament

For no one ever hates his flesh; no, he nourishes and cherishes it (just as Christ does the church

Montgomery New Testament

For no man ever yet hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it as Christ does the church;

NET Bible

For no one has ever hated his own body but he feeds it and takes care of it, just as Christ also does the church,

New Heart English Bible

For no man ever hated his own flesh; but nourishes and cherishes it, even as Christ also does the church;

New simplified Bible

No man ever hated his own flesh; but nourishes and cherishes it, even as Christ also does the congregation.

Noyes New Testament

for no one ever yet hated his own flesh, but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as Christ doth the church;

Sawyer New Testament

for no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, as Christ also the church;

The Emphasized Bible

No one, in fact, ever yet hated, his own flesh, but nourisheth and cherisheth it, - even as, the Christ, the assembly,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For no man ever hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:

Twentieth Century New Testament

For no one ever yet hated his own body. But every one feeds his body and cares for it, just as the Christ for the Church;

Webster

For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:

Weymouth New Testament

For never yet has a man hated his own body. On the contrary he feeds and cherishes it, just as Christ feeds and cherishes the Church;

Williams New Testament

for no one ever hates his own physical person, but he feeds and fosters it, just as Christ does the church;

World English Bible

For no man ever hated his own flesh; but nourishes and cherishes it, even as the Lord also does the assembly;

Worrell New Testament

for no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, as also Christ the assembly;

Worsley New Testament

For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord also doth the church:

Youngs Literal Translation

for no one ever his own flesh did hate, but doth nourish and cherish it, as also the Lord -- the assembly,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for , , not tr
Usage: 825

no man
οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
no man , nothing , none , no , any man , any , man , neither any man ,
Usage: 160

ποτέ 
Pote 
in time past , at any time , in times past , sometimes , sometime , once , not tr ,
Usage: 28

μισέω 
Miseo 
Usage: 14

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but , yea , yet , nevertheless , howbeit , nay , therefore , save , not tr ,
Usage: 461

ἐκτρέφω 
Ektrepho 
nourish , bring up
Usage: 2

and

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

θάλπω 
Thalpo 
Usage: 2

it

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


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

as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as , even as , according as , when , according to , how , as well as
Usage: 141

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Lord , lord , master , sir , Sir ,
Usage: 643

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Ephesians 5:29

Context Readings

Husbands And Wives

28 So husbands ought also to love their own wives as their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself; 29 for no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ also does the church, 30 because we are members of His body.



Cross References

Proverbs 11:17

The merciful man does himself good, But the cruel man does himself harm.

Ecclesiastes 4:5

The fool folds his hands and consumes his own flesh.

Isaiah 40:11

Like a shepherd He will tend His flock, In His arm He will gather the lambs And carry them in His bosom; He will gently lead the nursing ewes.

Ezekiel 34:14-15

"I will feed them in a good pasture, and their grazing ground will be on the mountain heights of Israel There they will lie down on good grazing ground and feed in rich pasture on the mountains of Israel.

Ezekiel 34:27

"Also the tree of the field will yield its fruit and the earth will yield its increase, and they will be secure on their land Then they will know that I am the LORD, when I have broken the bars of their yoke and have delivered them from the hand of those who enslaved them.

Matthew 23:37

"Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, the way a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were unwilling.

John 6:50-58

"This is the bread which comes down out of heaven, so that one may eat of it and not die.

Romans 1:31

without understanding, untrustworthy, unloving, unmerciful;

Ephesians 5:31

FOR THIS REASON A MAN SHALL LEAVE HIS FATHER AND MOTHER AND SHALL BE JOINED TO HIS WIFE, AND THE TWO SHALL BECOME ONE FLESH.



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