Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Wives, be submissive 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.

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.

Darby Translation

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

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 whatever you do, in word or in deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him. 18 Wives, be submissive to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. 19 Husbands, love your wives and don’t be bitter toward them.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 11:3

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

Ephesians 5:22-9

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

Genesis 3:16

He said to the woman:I will intensify your labor pains;
you will bear children in anguish.
Your desire will be for your husband,
yet he will rule over you.

Esther 1:20

The decree the king issues will be heard throughout his vast kingdom, so all women will honor their husbands, from the least to the greatest.”

Acts 5:29

But Peter and the apostles replied, “We must obey God rather than men.

1 Corinthians 14:34

the women should be silent in the churches, for they are not permitted to speak, but should be submissive, as the law also says.

Ephesians 5:3

But sexual immorality and any impurity or greed should not even be heard of among you, as is proper for saints.

1 Timothy 2:12

I do not allow a woman to teach or to have authority over a man; instead, she is to be silent.

Titus 2:4-5

so they may encourage the young women to love their husbands and to love their children,

1 Peter 3:1-6

In the same way, wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, even if some disobey the Christian message, they may be won over without a message by the way their wives live

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