Parallel Verses

Amplified

Be subject to one another out of reverence for Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One).

New American Standard Bible

and be subject to one another in the fear of Christ.

King James Version

Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.

Holman Bible

submitting to one another
in the fear of Christ.

International Standard Version

and you will submit to one another out of reverence for the Messiah.

A Conservative Version

submitting yourselves to each other in the fear of Christ.

American Standard Version

subjecting yourselves one to another in the fear of Christ.

An Understandable Version

Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.

Anderson New Testament

being subject one to another in the fear of God.

Bible in Basic English

Letting yourselves be ruled by one another in the fear of Christ.

Common New Testament

Be subject to one another out of reverence for Christ.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Be mutually obsequious with christian respect.

Darby Translation

submitting yourselves to one another in the fear of Christ.

Godbey New Testament

being submissive to one another in the fear of Christ.

Goodspeed New Testament

and subordinate yourselves to one another out of reverence to Christ.

John Wesley New Testament

Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.

Julia Smith Translation

Yielding obedience to one another in the fear of God.

King James 2000

Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

being subject to one another {out of reverence for} Christ

Modern King James verseion

submitting yourselves to one another in the fear of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.

Moffatt New Testament

Be subject to one another out of reverence for Christ.

Montgomery New Testament

Submit yourselves one to another out of reverence for Christ.

NET Bible

and submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ.

New Heart English Bible

subjecting yourselves one to another in the fear of Christ.

Noyes New Testament

submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of Christ.

Sawyer New Testament

being subject one to another in the fear of Christ.

The Emphasized Bible

Submitting yourselves one to another in reverence of Christ, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

being subject one to another in the fear of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And submit to one another from reverence for him.

Webster

Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.

Weymouth New Testament

and submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.

Williams New Testament

keep on living in subordination to one another out of reverence to Christ.

World English Bible

subjecting yourselves one to another in the fear of Christ.

Worrell New Testament

submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of Christ;

Worsley New Testament

submitting yourselves to each other in the fear of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

subjecting yourselves to one another in the fear of God.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὑποτάσσω 
Hupotasso 
Usage: 39

ἀλλήλων 
Allelon 
Usage: 85

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

the fear
φόβος 
Phobos 
Usage: 46

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 5:21

Images Ephesians 5:21

Context Readings

Being Filled By The Spirit

20 At all times and for everything giving thanks in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God the Father. 21 Be subject to one another out of reverence for Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One). 22 Wives, be subject (be submissive and adapt yourselves) to your own husbands as [a service] to the Lord.



Cross References

Philippians 2:3

Do nothing from factional motives [through contentiousness, strife, selfishness, or for unworthy ends] or prompted by conceit and empty arrogance. Instead, in the true spirit of humility (lowliness of mind) let each regard the others as better than and superior to himself [thinking more highly of one another than you do of yourselves].

Ephesians 5:22

Wives, be subject (be submissive and adapt yourselves) to your own husbands as [a service] to the Lord.

Ephesians 5:24

As the church is subject to Christ, so let wives also be subject in everything to their husbands.

1 Timothy 3:4

He must rule his own household well, keeping his children under control, with true dignity, commanding their respect in every way and keeping them respectful.

Hebrews 13:17

Obey your spiritual leaders and submit to them [continually recognizing their authority over you], for they are constantly keeping watch over your souls and guarding your spiritual welfare, as men who will have to render an account [of their trust]. [Do your part to] let them do this with gladness and not with sighing and groaning, for that would not be profitable to you [either].

1 Peter 5:5

Likewise, you who are younger and of lesser rank, be subject to the elders (the ministers and spiritual guides of the church) -- "[giving them due respect and yielding to their counsel]. Clothe (apron) yourselves, all of you, with humility [as the garb of a servant, so that its covering cannot possibly be stripped from you, with freedom from pride and arrogance] toward one another. For God sets Himself against the proud (the insolent, the overbearing, the disdainful, the presumptuous, the boastful) -- "[and He opposes, frustrates, and defeats them], but gives grace (favor, blessing) to the humble.

Genesis 16:9

The Angel of the Lord said to her, Go back to your mistress and [humbly] submit to her control.

1 Chronicles 29:24

All the leaders and mighty men, and also all the sons of King David, pledged allegiance to King Solomon.

2 Chronicles 19:7

So now let the reverence and fear of the Lord be upon you; take heed what you do, for there is no injustice with the Lord our God, or partiality or taking of bribes.

Nehemiah 5:9

Also I said, What you are doing is not good. Should you not walk in the fear of our God to prevent the taunts and reproach of the nations, our enemies?

Nehemiah 5:15

But the former governors lived at the expense of the people and took from them food and wine, besides forty shekels of silver [a large monthly official salary]; yes, even their servants assumed authority over the people. But I did not so because of my [reverent] fear of God.

Proverbs 24:21

My son, [reverently] fear the Lord and the king, and do not associate with those who are given to change [of allegiance, and are revolutionary],

Romans 13:1-5

Let every person be loyally subject to the governing (civil) authorities. For there is no authority except from God [by His permission, His sanction], and those that exist do so by God's appointment.

1 Corinthians 16:16

I urge you to pay all deference to such leaders and to enlist under them and be subject to them, as well as to everyone who joins and cooperates [with you] and labors earnestly.

2 Corinthians 7:1

Therefore, since these [great] promises are ours, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from everything that contaminates and defiles body and spirit, and bring [our] consecration to completeness in the [reverential] fear of God.

Galatians 5:13

For you, brethren, were [indeed] called to freedom; only [do not let your] freedom be an incentive to your flesh and an opportunity or excuse [for selfishness], but through love you should serve one another.

1 Timothy 2:11

Let a woman learn in quietness, in entire submissiveness.

1 Peter 2:13

Be submissive to every human institution and authority for the sake of the Lord, whether it be to the emperor as supreme,

1 Peter 2:17

Show respect for all men [treat them honorably]. Love the brotherhood (the Christian fraternity of which Christ is the Head). Reverence God. Honor the emperor.

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