Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

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

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 [with an affectionate, sympathetic, selfless love that always seeks the best for them] and do not be embittered or resentful toward them [because of the responsibilities of marriage].

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.

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.

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 Married women, be submissive to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. 19 Married men, be affectionate to your wives, and do not treat them harshly. 20 Children be obedient to your parents in everything; for that is right for Christians.


Cross References

Ephesians 5:25

Married men, love your wives, as Christ also loved the Church and gave Himself up to death for her;

1 Peter 3:7

Married men, in the same way, live with your wives with a clear recognition of the fact that they are weaker than you. Yet, since you are heirs with them of God's free gift of Life, treat them with honour; so that your prayers may not be hindered.

1 Peter 3:7-24

Married men, in the same way, live with your wives with a clear recognition of the fact that they are weaker than you. Yet, since you are heirs with them of God's free gift of Life, treat them with honour; so that your prayers may not be hindered.

Ephesians 4:31

Let all bitterness and all passionate feeling, all anger and loud insulting language, be unknown among you--and also every kind of malice.

Ephesians 4:31

Let all bitterness and all passionate feeling, all anger and loud insulting language, be unknown among you--and also every kind of malice.

Ephesians 4:31-19

Let all bitterness and all passionate feeling, all anger and loud insulting language, be unknown among you--and also every kind of malice.

Ephesians 4:31

Let all bitterness and all passionate feeling, all anger and loud insulting language, be unknown among you--and also every kind of malice.

Ephesians 4:31-16

Let all bitterness and all passionate feeling, all anger and loud insulting language, be unknown among you--and also every kind of malice.

Luke 14:26

"If any one is coming to me who does not hate his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes and his own life also, he cannot be a disciple of mine.

Romans 3:14

"Their mouths are full of cursing and bitterness."

Ephesians 5:28-29

So too married men ought to love their wives as much as they love themselves. He who loves his wife loves himself.

Ephesians 5:33

Yet I insist that among you also, each man is to love his own wife as much as he loves himself, and let a married woman see to it that she treats her husband with respect.

Colossians 3:21

Fathers, do not fret and harass your children, or you may make them sullen and morose.

James 3:14

But if in your hearts you have bitter feelings of envy and rivalry, do not speak boastfully and falsely, in defiance of the truth.

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