Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Husbands, love your wives and do not be embittered against them.

King James Version

Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.

Holman Bible

Husbands, love your wives and don't become bitter against them.

International Standard Version

Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them.

A Conservative Version

Husbands, love the wives and do not be made bitter against them.

American Standard Version

Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.

Amplified

Husbands, love your wives [be affectionate and sympathetic with them] and do not be harsh or bitter or resentful toward them.

An Understandable Version

You husbands should love your wives and not be harsh toward them.

Anderson New Testament

Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.

Bible in Basic English

Husbands, have love for your wives, and be not bitter against them.

Common New Testament

Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them.

Daniel Mace New Testament

husbands, love your wives, and do not exasperate them.

Darby Translation

Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.

Godbey New Testament

Ye husbands, love your wives with divine love, and be not harsh towards them.

Goodspeed New Testament

You who are husbands must love your wives and not be harsh to them.

John Wesley New Testament

Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Husbands, love your wives and do not be bitter against them.

Julia Smith Translation

Men, love ye the wives, and be not embittered against them.

King James 2000

Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Husbands, love your wives and do not be embittered against them.

Modern King James verseion

Husbands, love your wives, and do not be bitter against them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Husbands, love your wives and be not bitter unto them.

Moffatt New Testament

Husbands, love your wives, do not be harsh to them.

Montgomery New Testament

Husbands, be loving to your wives, and be not cross or surly with them.

NET Bible

Husbands, love your wives and do not be embittered against them.

New Heart English Bible

Husbands, love your wives, and do not be bitter against them.

Noyes New Testament

Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.

Sawyer New Testament

Husbands, love the wives and be not bitter to them.

The Emphasized Bible

Ye husbands! be loving your wives, and be not embittered against them;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Husbands, love your wives, and use no asperity against them.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Husbands, love your wives, and never treat them harshly.

Webster

Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.

Weymouth New Testament

Married men, be affectionate to your wives, and do not treat them harshly.

Williams New Testament

You husbands must continue to love your wives and stop being harsh with them.

World English Bible

Husbands, love your wives, and don't be bitter against them.

Worrell New Testament

Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter toward them.

Worsley New Testament

and ye husbands, love your wives, and be not embittered against them.

Youngs Literal Translation

the husbands! love your wives, and be not bitter with them;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

and

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

be
πικραίνω 
Pikraino 
Usage: 4

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

πικραίνω 
Pikraino 
Usage: 4

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

References

Context Readings

Mutual Responsibilities In Christian Relationships

18 Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. 19 Husbands, love your wives and do not be embittered against them. 20 Children, be obedient to your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing to the Lord.


Cross References

Ephesians 5:25

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

1 Peter 3:7

You husbands in the same way, live with your wives in an understanding way, as with someone weaker, since she is a woman; and show her honor as a fellow heir of the grace of life, so that your prayers will not be hindered.

Genesis 2:23-24

The man said, "This is now bone of my bones, And flesh of my flesh; She shall be called Woman, Because she was taken out of Man."

Ephesians 4:31

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.

Genesis 24:67

Then Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and he took Rebekah, and she became his wife, and he loved her; thus Isaac was comforted after his mother's death.

Proverbs 5:18-19

Let your fountain be blessed, And rejoice in the wife of your youth.

Ecclesiastes 9:9

Enjoy life with the woman whom you love all the days of your fleeting life which He has given to you under the sun; for this is your reward in life and in your toil in which you have labored under the sun.

Malachi 2:14-16

"Yet you say, 'For what reason?' Because the LORD has been a witness between you and the wife of your youth, against whom you have dealt treacherously, though she is your companion and your wife by covenant.

Luke 14:26

"If anyone comes to Me, and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple.

Romans 3:14

"WHOSE MOUTH IS FULL OF CURSING AND BITTERNESS";

Ephesians 5:28-29

So husbands ought also to love their own wives as their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself;

Ephesians 5:33

Nevertheless, each individual among you also is to love his own wife even as himself, and the wife must see to it that she respects her husband.

Colossians 3:21

Fathers, do not exasperate your children, so that they will not lose heart.

James 3:14

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not be arrogant and so lie against the truth.

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