Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.

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Bible References


Ephesians 5:24
But as the church is subject to the Christ, so also the wives to their own husbands in everything.
Genesis 3:16
To the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy pain and thy childbearing, in pain thou shall bring forth children. And thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.
Esther 1:16
And Memucan answered before the king and the rulers, Vashti the queen has not done wrong only to the king, but also to all the rulers, and to all the peoples that are in all the provinces of king Ahasuerus.
1 Corinthians 14:34
As in all the churches of the sanctified, let the women keep silent in the churches. For it is not permitted for them to speak, but to be subordinate, as the law also says.
Colossians 3:18
Wives, be ye submissive to your own husbands as is proper in Lord.
1 Timothy 2:11
Let a woman learn in silence in all subjection.
Titus 2:5
to be serious-minded, pure, homemakers, good, submissive to their own husbands, so that the word of God may not be blasphemed.
1 Peter 3:1
Likewise the wives, being subordinate to their own husbands, so that even if any are disobedient to the word, they will be gained without a word by the behavior of the wives,


Ephesians 6:5
Bondmen, be obedient to the masters according to flesh, with fear and trembling, in simplicity of your heart as to the Christ.
Colossians 3:22
Bondmen, obey in all things those masters according to flesh, not in eye-service as men-pleasers, but in simplicity of heart, fearing God.

General references

Numbers 30:8
But if her husband disallows her in the day that he hears it, then he shall make void her vow which is upon her, and the rash utterance of her lips, with which she has bound her soul. And LORD will forgive her.
1 Timothy 2:11
Let a woman learn in silence in all subjection.