Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

For the husband is the [spiritual] head over his wife, just as Christ is also the [spiritual] head over the church, since He is the Savior of the body.

New American Standard Bible

For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, He Himself being the Savior of the body.

King James Version

For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.

Holman Bible

for the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church. He is the Savior of the body.

International Standard Version

For the husband is the head of his wife as the Messiah is the head of the church. It is he who is the Savior of the body.

A Conservative Version

Because a husband is head of the wife, as also Christ is head of the church, and himself the savior of the body.

American Standard Version

For the husband is the head of the wife, and Christ also is the head of the church, being himself the saviour of the body.

Amplified

For the husband is head of the wife, as Christ is head of the church, Himself being the Savior of the body.

Anderson New Testament

for the husband is the head of the wife, as the Christ also is the head of the church; and he is the savior of the body.

Bible in Basic English

For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ is the head of the church, being himself the saviour of the body.

Common New Testament

For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is himself the Savior.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for the husband presides over his wife, as Christ presides over the church: and he it is that preserves the whole body.

Darby Translation

for a husband is head of the wife, as also the Christ is head of the assembly. He is Saviour of the body.

Godbey New Testament

because the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ is also the head of the church, being himself the saviour of the body.

Goodspeed New Testament

for a husband is the head of his wife, just as Christ is the head of the church, which is his body, and is saved by him.

John Wesley New Testament

For the husband is head of the wife, as Christ also is head of the church:

Julia Smith Translation

For the husband is the head of the wife, as also Christ the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.

King James 2000

For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the savior of the body.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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).

Modern King James verseion

For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church; and He is the Savior of the body.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the husband is the wife's head, even as Christ is the head of the congregation, and the same is the saviour of the body.

Moffatt New Testament

for the husband is the head of the wife as Christ also (though he is the saviour of the Body) is the head of the church;

Montgomery New Testament

because a husband is the head of his wife even as Christ is head of the church, his body, which he saves.

NET Bible

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.

New Heart English Bible

For the husband is the head of the wife, and Christ also is the head of the church, being himself the savior of the body.

Noyes New Testament

for the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church,he, who is the Saviour of the body.

Sawyer New Testament

for the husband is the head of the wife, as also Christ is the head of the church; he is the savior of the body.

The Emphasized Bible

Because, a husband, is the head of his wife, as, the Christ also, is the head of the assembly, he, being the saviour of the body, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For the husband is the head of the wife, as also Christ is the head of the church; and is himself the saviour of the body.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For a man is the Head of his wife, as the Christ is the Head of the Church--being indeed himself the Savior of his Body.

Webster

For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the Savior of the body.

Weymouth New Testament

because a husband is the Head of his wife as Christ also is the Head of the Church, being indeed the Saviour of this His Body.

Williams New Testament

for a husband is the head of his wife, just as Christ is the Head of the church, His body, and Saviour of it.

World English Bible

For the husband is the head of the wife, and Christ also is the head of the assembly, being himself the savior of the body.

Worrell New Testament

because a husband is head of the wife, as Christ also is Head of the assembly; Himself the Savior of the body.

Worsley New Testament

for the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and the saviour of that body.

Youngs Literal Translation

because the husband is head of the wife, as also the Christ is head of the assembly, and he is saviour of the body,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

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

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585
Usage: 585

the head
κεφαλή 
Kephale 
κεφαλή 
Kephale 
Usage: 63
Usage: 63

of the wife
γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

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

Christ is
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

of the church
ἐκκλησία 
Ekklesia 
Usage: 93

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

he

Usage: 0

the saviour
σωτήρ 
Soter 
Usage: 24

Context Readings

Being Filled By The Spirit

22 Wives, you should submit to your own husbands, as you would to the Lord. 23 For the husband is the [spiritual] head over his wife, just as Christ is also the [spiritual] head over the church, since He is the Savior of the body. 24 But just as the church submits to Christ, so wives also should submit to their husbands in everything.



Cross References

1 Corinthians 11:3-10

But I want you to know that Christ is the [spiritual] head [i.e., authority] over every man; and the man is the [spiritual] head over the woman [Note: The Greek words for "woman" and "wife" are the same. "Wife" is obviously meant by the context]; and God is the head over Christ.

Ephesians 1:22-23

And God placed everything in subjection under His [i.e., Christ's] feet, and appointed Him to be head over all things to the church,

Colossians 1:18

And He is the head of the [spiritual] body, the church. He is [its] source, the firstborn One from the dead [i.e., the first one to return to life, never to die again], so that He could rank first [in importance] over all things.

Acts 20:28

So, pay close attention to your [own] lives, and to all [members] of the flock [i.e., the congregation] of which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers [i.e., elders, shepherds or pastors]. Provide [spiritual] food for the church of the Lord which He purchased by [shedding] His own blood.

1 Corinthians 6:13

"Food is for the stomach, and the stomach is for food;" but God will destroy both of them. Yet the body is not intended for sexual immorality, but is intended for the Lord's [honor and service]; and the Lord is for the body's [benefit].

Ephesians 4:15

But [instead], we should speak [and practice] truth in a loving way, so that we can, in all respects, grow up [spiritually] into [union with] Christ, who is the head [i.e., of His body, the church].

Ephesians 5:25-26

Husbands, you should love your wives just as Christ also loved the church, and gave up His life for her,

1 Thessalonians 1:10

And [they tell how you are] waiting for His Son [to come] from heaven, the One He raised up from the dead --- this Jesus, who rescues us from the coming wrath [of God].

Revelation 5:9

And they sang a new song [which went like this]: "You deserve to take the book and break the seals on it, for you were killed and, with your blood, you purchased people for God from every tribe and language and race and nation,

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