Parallel Verses

NET Bible

This mystery is great -- but I am actually 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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

(This mystery is great, but I am speaking with reference to 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.

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 will be joined to his wife, and the two will become one flesh. 32 This mystery is great -- but I am actually speaking with reference to Christ and the church. 33 Nevertheless, each one of you must also love his own wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.



Cross References

Isaiah 54:5

For your husband is the one who made you -- the Lord who commands armies is his name. He is your protector, the Holy One of Israel. He is called "God of the entire earth."

Isaiah 62:4-5

You will no longer be called, "Abandoned," and your land will no longer be called "Desolate." Indeed, you will be called "My Delight is in Her," and your land "Married." For the Lord will take delight in you, and your land will be married to him.

2 Corinthians 11:2

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

Psalm 45:9-17

Princesses are among your honored guests, your bride stands at your right hand, wearing jewelry made with gold from Ophir.

Song of Songs 1:1-8

Solomon's Most Excellent Love Song.

John 3:29

The one who has the bride is the bridegroom. The friend of the bridegroom, who stands by and listens for him, rejoices greatly when he hears the bridegroom's voice. This then is my joy, and it is complete.

Ephesians 6:19

Pray for me also, that I may be given the message when I begin to speak -- that I may confidently make known the mystery of the gospel,

Colossians 2:2

My goal is that their hearts, having been knit together in love, may be encouraged, and that they may have all the riches that assurance brings in their understanding of the knowledge of the mystery of God, namely, Christ,

1 Timothy 3:8

Deacons likewise must be dignified, not two-faced, not given to excessive drinking, not greedy for gain,

1 Timothy 3:16

And we all agree, our religion contains amazing revelation: He was revealed in the flesh, vindicated by the Spirit, seen by angels, proclaimed among Gentiles, believed on in the world, taken up in glory.

Revelation 19:7-8

Let us rejoice and exult and give him glory, because the wedding celebration of the Lamb has come, and his bride has made herself ready.

Revelation 21:2

And I saw the holy city -- the new Jerusalem -- descending out of heaven from God, made ready like a bride adorned for her husband.

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