Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.

New American Standard Bible

Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Wives, be submissive to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.

International Standard Version

Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands, as is appropriate for those who belong to the Lord.

A Conservative Version

Wives, be ye submissive to your own husbands as is proper in Lord.

American Standard Version

Wives, be in subjection to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.

Amplified

Wives, be subject to your husbands [subordinate and adapt yourselves to them], as is right and fitting and your proper duty in the Lord.

An Understandable Version

You wives should submit to your husbands, as this is proper in [the fellowship of] the Lord.

Anderson New Testament

Wives, be subject to your husbands, as it is becoming in the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

Wives, be under the authority of your husbands, as is right in the Lord.

Common New Testament

Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Dames, be submissive to your husbands, as becomes christians.

Godbey New Testament

Ye wives, submit to your husbands as is becoming in the Lord.

Goodspeed New Testament

You married women must subordinate yourselves to your husbands, for that is your duty as Christians.

John Wesley New Testament

Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands (as is fit) in the Lord.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Wives, be subject to your own husbands as it is fit in the Lord.

Julia Smith Translation

Women, place yourselves under your own husbands, as was permitted in the Lord.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.

Modern King James verseion

Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as is becoming in the Lord.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wives, submit your own selves unto your own husbands, as it is comely in the Lord.

Moffatt New Testament

Wives, be subject to your husbands; that is your proper duty in the Lord.

Montgomery New Testament

Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands, as is fitting for Christians.

NET Bible

Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.

New Heart English Bible

Wives, be in subjection to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

Wives, be subject to the husbands, as is fit in the Lord.

The Emphasized Bible

Ye wives! be submitting yourselves unto your husbands, as is becoming in the Lord;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Wives be subject to your own husbands, as is fit in the Lord.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Wives, submit to your husbands, as befits those who belong to the Lord.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

Married women, be submissive to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.

Williams New Testament

You married women must continue to live in subordination to your husbands, for this is your Christian duty.

World English Bible

Wives, be in subjection to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.

Worrell New Testament

Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands, as it was fitting in the Lord.

Worsley New Testament

Wives, be subject to your husbands, as becometh you in the Lord:

Youngs Literal Translation

The wives! be subject to your own husbands, as is fit in the Lord;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

ὑποτάσσω 
Hupotasso 
Usage: 39

ἴδιος 
Idios 
Usage: 96

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

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

it is fit
ἀνήκω 
Aneko 
be convenient, be fit
Usage: 3

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Context Readings

Mutual Responsibilities In Christian Relationships

17 And everything, whatever ye may do in word or in deed, do all things in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father by him. 18 Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. 19 Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 11:3

But I wish you to know that the Christ is the head of every man, but woman's head is the man, and the Christ's head God.

Ephesians 5:22-9

Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands, as to the Lord,

Genesis 3:16

To the woman he said, I will greatly increase thy travail and thy pregnancy; with pain thou shalt bear children; and to thy husband shall be thy desire, and he shall rule over thee.

Esther 1:20

and when the king's edict which he shall make shall be heard throughout his realm for it is great all the wives shall give to their husbands honour, from the greatest to the least.

Acts 5:29

But Peter answering, and the apostles, said, God must be obeyed rather than men.

1 Corinthians 14:34

Let your women be silent in the assemblies, for it is not permitted to them to speak; but to be in subjection, as the law also says.

Ephesians 5:3

But fornication and all uncleanness or unbridled lust, let it not be even named among you, as it becomes saints;

1 Timothy 2:12

but I do not suffer a woman to teach nor to exercise authority over man, but to be in quietness;

Titus 2:4-5

that they may admonish the young women to be attached to their husbands, to be attached to their children,

1 Peter 3:1-6

Likewise, wives, be subject to your own husbands, that, even if any are disobedient to the word, they may be gained without the word by the conversation of the wives,

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