Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

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

New American Standard Bible

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her,

King James Version

Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

Holman Bible

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave Himself for her

International Standard Version

Husbands, love your wives as the Messiah loved the church and gave himself for it,

A Conservative Version

Husbands, love your own wives even as Christ also loved the church, and delivered himself up for it,

American Standard Version

Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself up for it;

Amplified

Husbands, love your wives [seek the highest good for her and surround her with a caring, unselfish love], just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her,

Anderson New Testament

Husbands, love your wives, as the Christ also loved the church, and delivered himself up for it,

Bible in Basic English

Husbands, have love for your wives, even as Christ had love for the church, and gave himself for it;

Common New Testament

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her,

Daniel Mace New Testament

You husband, love your spouse, even as Christ loved the church, and laid down his life for her:

Darby Translation

Husbands, love your own wives, even as the Christ also loved the assembly, and has delivered himself up for it,

Godbey New Testament

Husbands, love your wives with divine love, as Christ also loved the church with divine love, and gave himself for her;

Goodspeed New Testament

You who are husbands must love your wives, just as Christ loves the church and gave himself for her,

John Wesley New Testament

Husbands, love your wives, as Christ also loved the church and gave himself for it;

Julia Smith Translation

Husbands, love your own wives, as also Christ loved the church, and delivered himself up for it;

King James 2000

Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for her;

Modern King James verseion

Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself for it,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Husbands: love your wives, even as Christ loved the congregation, and gave himself for it,

Moffatt New Testament

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her

Montgomery New Testament

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself for her,

NET Bible

Husbands, love your wives just as Christ loved the church and gave himself for her

New Heart English Bible

Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself up for it;

Noyes New Testament

Husbands, love your wives, as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself up for it,

Sawyer New Testament

Husbands, love your wives as Christ also loved the church and gave himself for it,

The Emphasized Bible

Ye husbands, be loving your wives, even as, the Christ also, loved the assembly, and delivered, himself, up in her behalf,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Husbands, love your own wives, as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Husbands, love your wives, just as the Christ loved the Church, and gave himself for her,

Webster

Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

Weymouth New Testament

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

Williams New Testament

You married men must love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave Himself for her,

World English Bible

Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the assembly, and gave himself up for it;

Worrell New Testament

Husbands, love your wives, as Christ also loved the assembly, and delivered Himself up for it,

Worsley New Testament

Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave up Himself for it:

Youngs Literal Translation

The husbands! love your own wives, as also the Christ did love the assembly, and did give himself for it,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

even as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557


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

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

the church
ἐκκλησία 
Ekklesia 
Usage: 93

and

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

παραδίδωμι 
Paradidomi 
Usage: 75

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

for
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 138

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 5:25

Devotionals containing Ephesians 5:25

Images Ephesians 5:25

Prayers for Ephesians 5:25

Context Readings

Husbands And Wives

24 But just as the church submits to Christ, so wives also should submit to their husbands in everything. 25 Husbands, you should love your wives just as Christ also loved the church, and gave up His life for her, 26 so that He could dedicate her [to Himself], after cleansing her by means of the washing of water [i.e., immersion], accompanied by the word. [Note: "The word" here refers either to a person's profession of faith (See Rom. 10:9) or to the Gospel message (See Rom. 10:17), both of which are associated with immersion].



Cross References

Ephesians 5:28

In the same way also, husbands should love their own wives as they love their own bodies. The man who loves his own wife [actually] loves himself.

Colossians 3:19

You husbands should love your wives and not be harsh toward them.

1 Peter 3:7

[You] husbands, in the same way, should live with your wives in an understanding way, recognizing their feminine nature as being physically weaker than yours, and showing special honor to them because of it. [Realize] that sharing your lives together is a gracious gift [from God]. [If you have the right relationship with them] it will help avoid problems in your prayer lives.

Ephesians 5:2

Live in a loving way, just like Christ loved us and gave Himself up [to die] for us as an offering and fragrant smelling sacrifice to God.

Ephesians 5:2

Live in a loving way, just like Christ loved us and gave Himself up [to die] for us as an offering and fragrant smelling sacrifice to God.

Matthew 20:28

Even so, the Son of man did not come to be served [by others] but to be the servant [of others], and to sacrifice His life as a ransom price to purchase many people [i.e., back from Satan]."

Revelation 1:5

[It is also] from Jesus Christ, who is the Faithful Witness [to the truth], the Firstborn from the dead [i.e., the first One raised never to die again], the Ruler of the kings of the world. May there be honor and power forever and ever to Christ, who loved us and released us from our sins by His blood [Note: Some manuscripts say "washed us" since the two words are spelled almost alike].

Revelation 1:5

[It is also] from Jesus Christ, who is the Faithful Witness [to the truth], the Firstborn from the dead [i.e., the first One raised never to die again], the Ruler of the kings of the world. May there be honor and power forever and ever to Christ, who loved us and released us from our sins by His blood [Note: Some manuscripts say "washed us" since the two words are spelled almost alike].

Revelation 1:5

[It is also] from Jesus Christ, who is the Faithful Witness [to the truth], the Firstborn from the dead [i.e., the first One raised never to die again], the Ruler of the kings of the world. May there be honor and power forever and ever to Christ, who loved us and released us from our sins by His blood [Note: Some manuscripts say "washed us" since the two words are spelled almost alike].

Revelation 1:5-19

[It is also] from Jesus Christ, who is the Faithful Witness [to the truth], the Firstborn from the dead [i.e., the first One raised never to die again], the Ruler of the kings of the world. May there be honor and power forever and ever to Christ, who loved us and released us from our sins by His blood [Note: Some manuscripts say "washed us" since the two words are spelled almost alike].

Luke 22:19-20

Then He took a [small] loaf of bread, and after He had given thanks to God, He broke it and gave [pieces] to His apostles, and said, "This is [i.e., represents] my [physical] body which is [to be] given for you; continue to do this [i.e., eat it regularly] to remember me by."

John 6:51

I am the living bread who came down from heaven; if anyone eats this bread, he will live forever. Yes, and the bread that I will give [him] is my physical body, [so] that the world can have [never ending] life."

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.

Galatians 1:4

who gave Himself to [save us from] our sins so that He might deliver us from [the control and condemnation of] this present evil world. [This is] according to the will of our God and Father,

Galatians 2:20

I have been crucified [i.e., died] with Christ, and so I am not the one who lives [anymore] but rather, it is Christ who lives in my heart. And [now] my entire life is being lived by trusting in the Son of God [to save and keep me], because He loved me and gave Himself up for me.

Ephesians 5:33

However, each of you men individually should also love his own wife the way he loves himself. And the wife should respect her husband.

1 Timothy 2:6

who gave Himself as a ransom on behalf of all people [i.e., as a substitute in place of others]. The proper time for the testimony [of this event to be proclaimed] has arrived. [Note: The correct meaning of the foregoing sentence is very difficult to determine].

1 Peter 1:18-21

You [should] know that you were bought back [from Satan], from your useless way of life, inherited from your forefathers, not with such perishable things as silver and gold,

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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