Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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

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,

An Understandable Version

Husbands, you should love your wives just as Christ also loved the church, and gave up His life 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 Indeed, just as the church is submissive to the Messiah, so wives must be submissive to their husbands in everything. 25 Husbands, love your wives as the Messiah loved the church and gave himself for it, 26 so that he might make it holy by cleansing it, washing it with water and the word,



Cross References

Ephesians 5:28

In the same way, husbands must love their wives as they love their own bodies. A man who loves his wife loves himself.

Colossians 3:19

Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them.

1 Peter 3:7

In a similar way, you husbands must live with your wives in an understanding manner, as with a most delicate partner. Honor them as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing may interfere with your prayers.

Ephesians 5:2

Live lovingly, just as the Messiah also loved us and gave himself for us as an offering and sacrifice, a fragrant aroma to God.

Genesis 2:24

(Therefore a man will leave his father and his mother and cling to his wife, and they will become one flesh.)

Matthew 20:28

That's the way it is with the Son of Man. He did not come to be served, but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many people."

Revelation 1:5

and from Jesus the Messiah, the witness, the faithful one, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler over the kings of the earth. To the one who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood

Genesis 24:67

Later, Isaac brought Rebekah into the tent that had belonged to his mother Sarah and married her. Isaac loved her, and that's how he was comforted following the loss of his mother.

2 Samuel 12:3

but the poor man had nothing except for one little ewe lamb that he had bought. He raised it, and it grew up with him and his children. It used to share his food and drink from his own cup. It even slept in his arms. It was like a daughter to him.

Proverbs 5:18-19

Let your fountain be blessed and enjoy the wife of your youth.

Luke 22:19-20

Then he took a loaf of bread, gave thanks, broke it in pieces, and handed it to them, saying, "This is my body, which is given for you. Keep on doing this in memory of me."

John 6:51

I'm the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats this bread, he'll live forever. And the bread I will give for the life of the world is my flesh."

Acts 20:28

Pay attention to yourselves and to the entire flock over which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers to be shepherds of God's church, which he acquired with his own blood.

Galatians 1:4

He gave himself for our sins in order to rescue us from this present evil age according to the will of our God and Father.

Galatians 2:20

I no longer live, but the Messiah lives in me, and the life that I am now living in this body I live by the faithfulness of the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Ephesians 5:33

But each individual man among you must love his wife as he loves himself; and may the wife fear her husband.

1 Timothy 2:6

He gave himself as a ransom for everyone, the testimony at the proper time.

1 Peter 1:18-21

For you know that it was not with perishable things like silver or gold that you have been ransomed from the worthless way of life handed down to you by your ancestors,

Revelation 5:9

They sang a new song: "You are worthy to take the scroll and open its seals, because you were slaughtered. With your blood you purchased people for God from every tribe, language, people, and nation.

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