Parallel Verses

Williams New Testament

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

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,

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,

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 You married men must love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave Himself for her, 26 to consecrate her, after cleansing her through His word, as pictured in the water bath, 27 that He might present the church to Himself as a splendid bride without a blot or wrinkle or anything like it, but to be consecrated and faultless.



Cross References

Acts 22:16

And now, why are you waiting? Get up and be baptized and wash your sins away by calling on His name.'

1 Corinthians 6:11

And these are just the characters some of you used to be. But now you have washed yourselves clean, you have been consecrated, you are now in right standing with God, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of God.

Titus 2:14

who gave Himself for us to ransom us from all iniquity and purify for Himself a people to be His very own, zealous of good works.

Hebrews 10:10

It is by this will of God that we are consecrated through the offering of Jesus' body once for all.

Hebrews 10:10

It is by this will of God that we are consecrated through the offering of Jesus' body once for all.

Hebrews 10:10

It is by this will of God that we are consecrated through the offering of Jesus' body once for all.

Hebrews 10:10

It is by this will of God that we are consecrated through the offering of Jesus' body once for all.

John 3:5

Jesus answered, "I most solemnly say to you, no one can ever get into the kingdom of God, unless he is born of water and the Spirit.

John 15:3

You are already pruned because of the teaching that I have given you.

John 15:8

By your continuously bearing abundant fruit and in this way proving yourselves to be real disciples of mine, my Father is glorified.

John 17:7

Now they have come to know that everything you have given me really comes from you;

John 17:17-19

Consecrate them by your truth; your message is truth.

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes and turn them from darkness to light and from Satan's power to God, so as to have their sins forgiven and have a possession among those that are consecrated by faith in me.'

Ephesians 6:17

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

Titus 3:5-7

He saved us, not for upright deeds that we had done, but in accordance with His mercy, through the bath of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit,

Hebrews 9:14

how much more surely will the blood of Christ, who with an eternal Spirit gave Himself a spotless offering to God, purify your consciences from works that mean mere death, to serve the ever living God?

Hebrews 10:22

let us continue to draw near to God with sincere hearts and perfect faith; with our hearts cleansed from the sense of sin, and our bodies bathed in clean water;

James 1:18

In accordance with His will He made us His children by the message of truth, that we might be a kind of first fruits among His creatures.

1 Peter 1:2

the people chosen in accordance with the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the consecration of the Spirit, to obey Jesus Christ and to be sprinkled with His blood: spiritual blessing and peace to you in increasing abundance.

1 Peter 1:22-23

Since you have purified your souls by obeying the truth, in sincere love for the brotherhood you must love one another heartily and fervently,

1 Peter 3:21

Baptism, which corresponds to this figure, now saves you, too -- I do not mean the mere removal of physical stains, but the craving for a clear conscience toward God -- through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

1 John 5:6

He is the One who came through water and blood -- Jesus Christ; not through water only but through water and blood. The Spirit also testifies to this, because the Spirit is truth.

Jude 1:1

Jude, a slave of Jesus Christ, and a brother of James, to those who have been called, who are beloved by God the Father and have been kept through union with Jesus Christ:

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