Parallel Verses

Godbey New Testament

in order that he might sanctify her, having purified her by the washing of water through the word,

New American Standard Bible

so that He might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,

King James Version

That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,

Holman Bible

to make her holy, cleansing her with the washing of water by the word.

International Standard Version

so that he might make it holy by cleansing it, washing it with water and the word,

A Conservative Version

so that he might sanctify it, having cleansed it with the washing of water by the word,

American Standard Version

that he might sanctify it, having cleansed it by the washing of water with the word,

Amplified

so that He might sanctify the church, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word [of God],

An Understandable Version

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].

Anderson New Testament

that he might sanctify it, having cleansed it by the bath of water through the word,

Bible in Basic English

So that he might make it holy, having made it clean with the washing of water by the word,

Common New Testament

that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,

Daniel Mace New Testament

to sanctify and purify her by the ablution of his word,

Darby Translation

in order that he might sanctify it, purifying it by the washing of water by the word,

Goodspeed New Testament

to consecrate her, after cleansing her with the bath in water through her confession of him,

John Wesley New Testament

That he might sanctify it (having cleansed it by the washing of water) through the word:

Julia Smith Translation

That he might consecrate it, having cleansed by the washing of water in the word,

King James 2000

That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,

Lexham Expanded Bible

in order that he might sanctify her by cleansing [her] with the washing of water by the word;

Modern King James verseion

that He might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the Word,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

to sanctify it, and cleansed it in the fountain of water through the word,

Moffatt New Testament

to consecrate her by cleansing her in the bath of baptism as she utters her confession,

Montgomery New Testament

in order that after cleansing her in the bath of baptism, he might sanctify her by his word,

NET Bible

to sanctify her by cleansing her with the washing of the water by the word,

New Heart English Bible

that he might sanctify it, having cleansed it by the washing of water with the word,

Noyes New Testament

that he might sanctify it, having cleansed it by the bath of the water in the word;

Sawyer New Testament

that he might sanctify it, purifying it with the washing of water with the word,

The Emphasized Bible

That, her, he might sanctify, having purified her with the bath of water, in declaration,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

that he might sanctify it, purifying it in the laver of water by the word,

Twentieth Century New Testament

To make her holy, after purifying her by the Washing with the Water, according to his promise;

Webster

That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,

Weymouth New Testament

in order to make her holy, cleansing her with the baptismal water by the word,

Williams New Testament

to consecrate her, after cleansing her through His word, as pictured in the water bath,

World English Bible

that he might sanctify it, having cleansed it by the washing of water with the word,

Worrell New Testament

that He might sanctify it, having cleansed it by the washing of the water in the word,

Worsley New Testament

to sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,

Youngs Literal Translation

that he might sanctify it, having cleansed it with the bathing of the water in the saying,

Verse Picture

Themes

The atonement » Sanctification by

Baptism with the holy ghost » The word of God instrumental to

Body » The body of Christ

Jesus Christ, Deity Of » As husband of the church

Church » Christ's love for

Church » Lamb's bride

The church » Sanctified and cleansed by Christ

Cleanness » What cleanses

Cleansing » Ps 51 » Spiritual promised

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Water » Cleansing

Glory of the The church » Consist in its » Sanctification

God » Mighty in its influence » Purifies the life

God's Promises » Of cleansing » Spiritual promised

Holiness » Christ » Effects, in his people

Holy spirit » Regenerating » Sanctifying

Husbands' » Duty of, to wives » To love them

Laver of brass » Illustrative of » Regeneration

Marriage » What marriage is analogous to

Purification of heart » Cleansing, spiritual » Promised

Purifications or baptisms » Illustrative of » Regeneration

Sanctification » How secured

Sanctification » The church made glorious by

The scriptures » Designed for » Sanctifying

The scriptures » Designed for » Cleansing the heart

Symbols and similitudes » Of the holy spirit » Cleansing by

The bible » Mighty in its influence » Purifies the life

The word of God » Mighty in its influence » Purifies the life

Types » Of the saviour » The bronze laver

Types of Christ » Laver of brass

Union with Christ » Illustrated » Husband and wife

Washing » Figurative » Of regeneration

Water » Described as » Cleansing

Word » Preached » Purifies the life

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

he

Usage: 0

G37
ἁγιάζω 
Hagiazo 
Usage: 20

and cleanse it
καθαρίζω 
Katharizo 
Usage: 18

with the washing
λουτρόν 
Loutron 
Usage: 2

of water
ὕδωρ ὕδατος 
Hudor 
Usage: 63

by
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 5:26

Devotionals containing Ephesians 5:26

Images Ephesians 5:26

Context Readings

Husbands And Wives

25 Husbands, love your wives with divine love, as Christ also loved the church with divine love, and gave himself for her; 26 in order that he might sanctify her, having purified her by the washing of water through the word, 27 in order that he might present to himself the glorious church, having not spot or wrinkle or any of such things; but that she might be holy and blameless.



Cross References

Acts 22:16

And now why tarriest thou? arising, be baptized, and wash away thy sins, calling on His name.

1 Corinthians 6:11

And such were some of you: but you have washed, but you have been sanctified, but you have been justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, and by the Spirit of our God.

Titus 2:14

who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify to himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

Hebrews 10:10

by which will we have been sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.

Hebrews 10:10

by which will we have been sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.

Hebrews 10:10

by which will we have been sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.

Hebrews 10:10

by which will we have been sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.

John 3:5

Jesus responded, Truly, truly, I say unto thee, Unless any one may be born of water and Spirit, he is not able to enter into the kingdom of the heavens.

John 15:3

So ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you.

John 15:8

In this my Father is glorified, that you may bear much fruit; and ye shall be my disciples.

John 17:7

now they know that all things so many as thou hast given to me are with thee:

John 17:17-19

Sanctify them through the truth: thy word is truth.

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes, to turn them from darkness unto light, and from the power of Satan unto God, in order that they may receive remission of sins, and an inheritance among those who are sanctified by faith in me.

Ephesians 6:17

And receive the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

Titus 3:5-7

not from works which are in righteousness, which we did, but according to his own mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and the renewal of the Holy Ghost,

Hebrews 9:14

how much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered up himself without spot to God, purify our conscience from dead works to serve the living God?

Hebrews 10:22

let us draw nigh with a true heart in a full assurance of faith, having been sprinkled as to our hearts from an evil conscience,

James 1:18

Of his own will begat he us by the word of truth, that we should be some first fruit of his creations.

1 Peter 1:2

according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ. Grace to you, and peace, be multiplied.

1 Peter 1:22-23

Having purified your souls through obedience of the truth unto unhypocritical, brotherly love, fervently from the heart love one another with divine love:

1 Peter 3:21

Which antitype baptism does even now save you, not the removal of the filth of the flesh, but the seeking after a good conscience toward God, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ:

1 John 5:6

He is the one having come through water and blood, Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood; the Spirit is the one who bears witness, because the Spirit is the truth.

Jude 1:1

Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to the called beloved in God the Father, and kept in Jesus Christ.

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