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Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.

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1 Corinthians 11:3
But I want you to know that Christ is the [spiritual] head [i.e., authority] over every man; and the man is the [spiritual] head over the woman [Note: The Greek words for "woman" and "wife" are the same. "Wife" is obviously meant by the context]; and God is the head over Christ.
1 Corinthians 14:34
the women should remain quiet in the assemblies. For they are not permitted to speak [i.e., in a language supernaturally, or to prophesy], but they are to be in subjection [i.e., to male leaders. See I Tim. 2:11-12], as the law also says. [See Gen. 3:16?].
Ephesians 5:22
Wives, you should submit to your own husbands, as you would to the Lord.
1 Timothy 2:12
But I do not allow a woman to teach or to exercise authority over a man [in the assembly], but she should remain quiet.
Titus 2:4
Then they can train the young women to love their husbands, to love their children,
1 Peter 3:1
In the same way [that Jesus was submissive], you wives should submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, even though they may not obey the [Gospel] message [they have heard] they may, without your talking [to them about it],


Acts 5:29
But Peter and the apostles answered them, "We must obey God instead of [you] men [in this situation].
Ephesians 5:3
But you should not even talk about sexual immorality, or any type of [moral] impurity, or greed. [Note: Possibly "greed" here means "desire for more" of such things]. Such talk is not suitable for saints [i.e., God's holy people].
Ephesians 6:1
Children, you should obey your parents in the Lord [i.e., as part of your Christian responsibility], for this is the right thing to do.

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1 Timothy 2:11
A woman should learn [the Scriptures] in quietness, being fully submissive.