Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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 be bitter toward 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.

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 be not bitter against them. 20 Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing in the Lord.


Cross References

Ephesians 5:25

Husbands, love your own wives, even as the Christ also loved the assembly, and has delivered himself up for it,

1 Peter 3:7

Ye husbands likewise, dwell with them according to knowledge, as with a weaker, even the female, vessel, giving them honour, as also fellow-heirs of the grace of life, that your prayers be not hindered.

Genesis 2:23-24

And Man said, This time it is bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh: this shall be called Woman, because this was taken out of a man.

Ephesians 4:31

Let all bitterness, and heat of passion, and wrath, and clamour, and injurious language, be removed from you, with all malice;

Genesis 24:67

And Isaac led her into his mother Sarah's tent; and he took Rebecca, and she became his wife, and he loved her. And Isaac was comforted after the death of his mother.

Proverbs 5:18-19

Let thy fountain be blessed; and have joy of the wife of thy youth.

Ecclesiastes 9:9

Enjoy life with the wife whom thou lovest all the days of the life of thy vanity, which he hath given thee under the sun, all the days of thy vanity; for that is thy portion in life, and in thy labour wherein thou art labouring under the sun.

Malachi 2:14-16

Yet ye say, Wherefore? Because Jehovah hath been a witness between thee and the wife of thy youth, against whom thou hast dealt unfaithfully: yet is she thy companion, and the wife of thy covenant.

Luke 14:26

If any man come to me, and shall not hate his own father and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters, yea, and his own life too, he cannot be my disciple;

Romans 3:14

whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness;

Ephesians 5:28-29

So ought men also to love their own wives as their own bodies: he that loves his own wife loves himself.

Ephesians 5:33

But ye also, every one of you, let each so love his own wife as himself; but as to the wife I speak that she may fear the husband.

Colossians 3:21

Fathers, do not vex your children, to the end that they be not disheartened.

James 3:14

but if ye have bitter emulation and strife in your hearts, do not boast and lie against the truth.

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