Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

Godbey New Testament

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

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 just as Christ loved the church and gave himself for her 26 to sanctify her by cleansing her with the washing of the water by the word, 27 so that he may present the church to himself as glorious -- not having a stain or wrinkle, or any such blemish, but holy and blameless.



Cross References

Acts 22:16

And now what are you waiting for? Get up, be baptized, and have your sins washed away, calling on his name.'

1 Corinthians 6:11

Some of you once lived this way. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.

Titus 2:14

He gave himself for us to set us free from every kind of lawlessness and to purify for himself a people who are truly his, who are eager to do good.

Hebrews 10:10

By his will we have been made holy through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.

Ezekiel 16:9

"'Then I bathed you in water, washed the blood off you, and anointed you with fragrant oil.

Ezekiel 36:25

I will sprinkle you with pure water and you will be clean from all your impurities. I will purify you from all your idols.

Zechariah 13:1

"In that day there will be a fountain opened up for the dynasty of David and the people of Jerusalem to cleanse them from sin and impurity.

John 3:5

Jesus answered, "I tell you the solemn truth, unless a person is born of water and spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.

John 15:3

You are clean already because of the word that I have spoken to you.

John 15:8

My Father is honored by this, that you bear much fruit and show that you are my disciples.

John 17:7

Now they understand that everything you have given me comes from you,

John 17:17-19

Set them apart in the truth; your word is truth.

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes so that they turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a share among those who are sanctified by faith in me.'

Ephesians 6:17

And take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.

Titus 3:5-7

he saved us not by works of righteousness that we have done but on the basis of his mercy, through the washing of the new birth and the renewing of the Holy Spirit,

Hebrews 9:14

how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without blemish to God, purify our consciences from dead works to worship the living God.

Hebrews 10:22

let us draw near with a sincere heart in the assurance that faith brings, because we have had our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed in pure water.

James 1:18

By his sovereign plan he gave us birth through the message of truth, that we would be a kind of firstfruits of all he created.

1 Peter 1:2

according to the foreknowledge of God the Father by being set apart by the Spirit for obedience and for sprinkling with Jesus Christ's blood. May grace and peace be yours in full measure!

1 Peter 1:22-23

You have purified your souls by obeying the truth in order to show sincere mutual love. So love one another earnestly from a pure heart.

1 Peter 3:21

And this prefigured baptism, which now saves you -- not the washing off of physical dirt but the pledge of a good conscience to God -- through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

1 John 5:6

Jesus Christ is the one who came by water and blood -- not by the water only, but by the water and the blood. And the Spirit is the one who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.

Jude 1:1

From Jude, a slave of Jesus Christ and brother of James, to those who are called, wrapped in the love of God the Father and kept for Jesus Christ.

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