Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

that he might sanctify and cleanse her in the washing of water by 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,

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, even as Christ also loved the assembly, and gave himself up for it; 26 that he might sanctify it, having cleansed it by the washing of water with the word, 27 that he might present the assembly to himself gloriously, not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.



Cross References

Acts 22:16

Now why do you wait? Arise, be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on the name of the Lord.'

1 Corinthians 6:11

Such were some of you, but you were washed. But you were sanctified. But you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and in the Spirit of our God.

Titus 2:14

who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify for himself a people for his own possession, zealous for good works.

Hebrews 10:10

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

Ezekiel 16:9

Then washed I you with water; yes, I thoroughly washed away your blood from you, and I anointed you with oil.

Ezekiel 36:25

I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you shall be clean: from all your filthiness, and from all your idols, will I cleanse you.

Zechariah 13:1

"In that day there will be a spring opened to the house of David and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, for sin and for uncleanness.

John 3:5

Jesus answered, "Most certainly I tell you, unless one is born of water and spirit, he can't enter into the Kingdom of God!

John 15:3

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

John 15:8

"In this is my Father glorified, that you bear much fruit; and so you will be my disciples.

John 17:7

Now they have known that all things whatever you have given me are from you,

John 17:17-19

Sanctify them in your truth. Your word is truth.

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes, that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive remission of sins and an inheritance 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

not by works of righteousness, which we did ourselves, but according to his mercy, he saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing by 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, cleanse your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?

Hebrews 10:22

let's draw near with a true heart in fullness of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and having our body washed with pure water,

James 1:18

Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of first fruits of his creatures.

1 Peter 1:2

according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in sanctification of the Spirit, that you may obey Jesus Christ and be sprinkled with his blood: Grace to you and peace be multiplied.

1 Peter 1:22-23

Seeing you have purified your souls in your obedience to the truth through the Spirit in sincere brotherly affection, love one another from the heart fervently:

1 Peter 3:21

This is a symbol of baptism, which now saves you -- not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

1 John 5:6

This is he who came by water and blood, Jesus Christ; not with the water only, but with the water and the blood. It is the Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.

Jude 1:1

Jude, a servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to those who are called, sanctified by God the Father, and kept for Jesus Christ:

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