Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

--wives to their own husbands as to the Lord,

New American Standard Bible

Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Wives, submit to your own husbands as to the Lord,

International Standard Version

Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands as to the Lord.

A Conservative Version

Wives, submit to your own husbands as to the Lord.

American Standard Version

Wives, be in subjection unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.

Amplified

Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as [a service] to the Lord.

An Understandable Version

Wives, you should submit to your own husbands, as you would to the Lord.

Anderson New Testament

Wives, be subject to your own husbands as to the Lord:

Bible in Basic English

Wives, be under the authority of your husbands, as of the Lord.

Common New Testament

Wives, be subject to your husbands, as to the Lord.

Daniel Mace New Testament

let married women be submissive to their husbands, out of regard to the Lord.

Darby Translation

Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands, as to the Lord,

Godbey New Testament

Wives, be submissive to your own husbands, as to the Lord,

Goodspeed New Testament

You married women must subordinate yourselves to your husbands, as you do to the Lord,

John Wesley New Testament

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

Julia Smith Translation

Women, yield ye obedience to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

King James 2000

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

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Women: submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.

Moffatt New Testament

Wives, be subject to your husbands as to the Lord,

Montgomery New Testament

Wives likewise to their husbands as to the Lord,

NET Bible

Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord,

New Heart English Bible

Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

Noyes New Testament

Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands, as to the Lord;

Sawyer New Testament

Let wives [be subject] to their husbands as to the Lord,

The Emphasized Bible

Ye wives, unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Wives, be in subjection to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Wives should submit to their husbands as submitting to the Lord.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

Married women, submit to your own husbands as if to the Lord;

Williams New Testament

You married women must continue to live in subordination to your husbands, as you do to the Lord,

World English Bible

Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

Worrell New Testament

the wives, to their own husbands, as to the Lord;

Worsley New Testament

Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord:

Youngs Literal Translation

The wives! to your own husbands subject yourselves, as to the Lord,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

ὑποτάσσω 
Hupotasso 
Usage: 39

ἴδιος 
Idios 
Usage: 96

ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

Images Ephesians 5:22

Prayers for Ephesians 5:22

Context Readings

Being Filled By The Spirit

21 being subject to one another {out of reverence for} Christ 22 --wives to their own husbands as to the Lord, 23 because [the] husband is [the] head of the wife, as also Christ [is the] head of the church (he himself [being the] Savior of the body).



Cross References

Genesis 3:16

To the woman he said, "I will greatly increase {your pain in childbearing}; in pain you shall bear children. And to your husband [shall be] your desire. And he shall rule over you."

Esther 1:20

And let the king's decree that he will make be proclaimed in all his kingdom, because it [is] vast and all the women will honor their husbands, great and small."

1 Corinthians 14:34

the women must be silent in the churches, for it is not permitted for them to speak, but they must be in submission, just as the law also says.

Colossians 3:18-1

Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.

Titus 2:5

[to be] self-controlled, pure, busy at home, good, being subject to their own husbands, in order that the word of God may not be slandered.

1 Peter 3:1-6

In the same way, wives, be subject to your own husbands, so that even if some are disobedient to the word, they may be won over without a word by the conduct of their wives,

1 Timothy 2:11-12

A woman must learn in quietness with all submission.

Ephesians 5:22-9

--wives to their own husbands as to the Lord,

Esther 1:16-18

And Memucan said before the king and the officials, "Not only has Queen Vashti done wrong to the king, but to all the officials and all of the people who [are] in all the provinces of King Ahasuerus.

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