Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

(This mystery is great, but I am speaking with reference to Christ and the church.)

New American Standard Bible

This mystery is great; but I am speaking with reference to Christ and the church.

King James Version

This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.

Holman Bible

This mystery is profound, but I am talking about Christ and the church.

International Standard Version

This is a great secret, but I am talking about the Messiah and the church.

A Conservative Version

This mystery is great, but I speak for Christ and for the church.

American Standard Version

This mystery is great: but I speak in regard of Christ and of the church.

Amplified

This mystery [of two becoming one] is great; but I am speaking with reference to [the relationship of] Christ and the church.

An Understandable Version

The secret [truth] of this is great, but I am talking about Christ and the church.

Anderson New Testament

Great is this mystery; but I speak of Christ and of the church.

Bible in Basic English

This is a great secret: but my words are about Christ and the church.

Common New Testament

This is a profound mystery; but I am saying that it refers to Christ and the church.

Daniel Mace New Testament

these words contain a very mystical sense, I mean in reference to Christ and the church.

Darby Translation

This mystery is great, but I speak as to Christ, and as to the assembly.

Godbey New Testament

This is a great mystery: but I speak in reference to Christ and the church.

Goodspeed New Testament

This is a great secret, but I understand it of Christ and the church.

John Wesley New Testament

This is a great mystery; I mean, concerning Christ and the church.

Julia Smith Translation

This is a great mystery: but I speak to Christ and to the church.

King James 2000

This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.

Modern King James verseion

This is a great mystery, but I speak concerning Christ and the church.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This is a great secret, but I speak between Christ and the congregation.

Moffatt New Testament

This is a profound symbol, I mean as regards Christ and the church.

Montgomery New Testament

There is a deep mystery here?? am speaking of Christ and his church.

NET Bible

This mystery is great -- but I am actually speaking with reference to Christ and the church.

New Heart English Bible

This mystery is great, but I speak concerning Christ and of the church.

Noyes New Testament

This mystery is a great one; but I am speaking of Christ and of the church.

Sawyer New Testament

This is a great mystery; but I speak of Christ and the church.

The Emphasized Bible

This sacred secret, is, great, - I, however, am speaking as to Christ and as tothe assembly; -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

This mystery is great: but I am speaking with regard to Christ, and with regard to the church.

Twentieth Century New Testament

In this there is a profound truth--I am speaking of Christ and his Church.

Webster

This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.

Weymouth New Testament

That is a great truth hitherto kept secret: I mean the truth concerning Christ and the Church.

Williams New Testament

This is a great secret; I mean this about Christ and the church.

World English Bible

This mystery is great, but I speak concerning Christ and of the assembly.

Worrell New Testament

This mystery is great; but I am speaking of Christ and of the assembly.

Worsley New Testament

This mystery is great: but I speak concerning Christ and the Church.

Youngs Literal Translation

this secret is great, and I speak in regard to Christ and to the assembly;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

a great
μέγας 
megas 
Usage: 167

μυστήριον 
Musterion 
Usage: 23

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Ephesians 5:32

Images Ephesians 5:32

Prayers for Ephesians 5:32

Context Readings

Husbands And Wives

31 "For this [reason] a man will leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two will become one flesh." 32 (This mystery is great, but I am speaking with reference to Christ and the church.) 33 Only you also, each one [of you], must thus love his own wife as himself, and the wife {must respect} her husband.



Cross References

Isaiah 54:5

For your husband [is] your maker, his name [is] Yahweh of hosts; and your redeemer [is] the holy one of Israel, he is called the God of all of the earth.

Isaiah 62:4-5

It shall no longer be said of you, "Forsaken," and it shall no longer be said of your land, "Desolation!" but {you will} be called "My Delight [Is] In Her," and your land, "Married," for Yahweh delights in you, and your land shall be married.

2 Corinthians 11:2

For I am jealous [for] you with a godly jealousy, because I promised you [in marriage] to one husband, to present [you] [as] a pure virgin to Christ.

Psalm 45:9-17

Kings' daughters [are] among your noble ladies. The queen stands at your right hand in gold of Ophir.

Song of Songs 1:1-8

The Song of Songs, which [is] for Solomon.

John 3:29

The one who has the bride is the bridegroom. But the friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices {greatly} because of the bridegroom's voice. So this joy of mine is complete.

Ephesians 6:19

and for me, that a word may be given to me at the opening of my mouth, to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel,

Colossians 2:2

so that their hearts may be encouraged, united in love and into all the wealth of the full assurance of insight into the knowledge of the mystery of God, Christ,

1 Timothy 3:8

Deacons likewise [must be] dignified, not insincere, not devoted to much wine, not fond of dishonest gain,

1 Timothy 3:16

And most certainly, great is the mystery of godliness: Who was revealed in the flesh, was vindicated by the Spirit, was seen by angels, was proclaimed among the Gentiles, was believed on in the world, was taken up in glory.

Revelation 19:7-8

Let us rejoice and be glad and give him the glory, because the wedding celebration of the Lamb has come, and his bride has prepared herself.

Revelation 21:2

And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared like a bride adorned for her husband.

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