Parallel Verses

King James Version

So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.

New American Standard Bible

So husbands ought also to love their own wives as their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself;

Holman Bible

In the same way, husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

So ought the husbands to love their own wives as their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself.

American Standard Version

Even so ought husbands also to love their own wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his own wife loveth himself:

Amplified

Even so husbands should love their wives as [being in a sense] their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself.

An Understandable Version

In the same way also, husbands should love their own wives as they love their own bodies. The man who loves his own wife [actually] loves himself.

Anderson New Testament

So ought men to love their own wives as their own bodies. He that loves his wife loves himself;

Bible in Basic English

Even so it is right for husbands to have love for their wives as for their bodies. He who has love for his wife has love for himself:

Common New Testament

So husbands ought also to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.

Daniel Mace New Testament

in like manner ought men to love their wives, as their own bodies: "he that loves his wife, loveth himself."

Darby Translation

So ought men also to love their own wives as their own bodies: he that loves his own wife loves himself.

Godbey New Testament

So the husbands ought to love their own wives with divine love as their own bodies. The one loving his own wife is loving himself:

Goodspeed New Testament

That is the way husbands ought to love their wives??s if they were their own bodies; a man who loves his wife is really loving himself,

John Wesley New Testament

Men ought so to love their wives as their own bodies: he that loveth his wife, loveth himself.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

So ought husbands to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loves his wife loves himself.

Julia Smith Translation

So ought men to love their own wives as their own bodies. He loving his wife, loves himself.

King James 2000

So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loves his wife loves himself.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Thus also husbands ought to love their own wives as their own bodies. The one who loves his own wife loves himself.

Modern King James verseion

So men ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

So ought men to love their wives, as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife, loveth himself.

Moffatt New Testament

So ought husbands to love their wives ??to love them as their own bodies (he who loves his wife loves himself).

Montgomery New Testament

That is how husbands ought to love their wives, as they love their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.

NET Bible

In the same way husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.

New Heart English Bible

Even so husbands also ought to love their own wives as their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself.

Noyes New Testament

In like manner husbands ought to love their own wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his own wife loveth himself;

Sawyer New Testament

Husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loves his wife loves himself;

The Emphasized Bible

So, ought the husbands also to be loving their own wives, as their own bodies, - he that loveth his own wife, loveth himself,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

So ought husbands to love their own wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his own wife loveth himself.

Twentieth Century New Testament

That is how husbands ought to love their wives--as if they were their own bodies. A man who loves his wife is really loving himself;

Webster

So ought men to love their wives, as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife, loveth himself.

Weymouth New Testament

So too married men ought to love their wives as much as they love themselves. He who loves his wife loves himself.

Williams New Testament

This is the way married men ought to love their wives, as they do their own bodies. The married man who loves his wife is really loving himself,

World English Bible

Even so husbands also ought to love their own wives as their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself.

Worrell New Testament

So ought husbands also to love their own wives as their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself;

Worsley New Testament

Men ought so to love their wives, as their own bodies: he that loveth his wife, loveth himself.

Youngs Literal Translation

so ought the husbands to love their own wives as their own bodies: he who is loving his own wife -- himself he doth love;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

ὀφείλω ὀφειλέω 
Opheilo 
ought, owe, be bound, be duty, be a debtor, be guilty, be indebted,
Usage: 24

men
ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

to love
G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123

He that

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92
Usage: 92

his
ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Ephesians 5:28

Context Readings

Husbands And Wives

27 That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish. 28 So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself. 29 For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:



Cross References

Ephesians 5:25

Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

Ephesians 5:33

Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband.

Genesis 2:21-24

And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept: and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof;

Matthew 19:5

And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh?

Ephesians 5:31

For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.

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