Ephesians 5:22
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New International Version
Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord.

New Living Translation
For wives, this means submit to your husbands as to the Lord.

English Standard Version
Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

Berean Study Bible
Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord.

Berean Literal Bible
wives, to the own husbands as to the Lord;

New American Standard Bible
Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

King James Bible
Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Wives, submit to your own husbands as to the Lord,

International Standard Version
Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands as to the Lord.

NET Bible
Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord,

New Heart English Bible
Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Wives, be subject to your husbands as to Our Lord,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Wives, place yourselves under your husbands' authority as you have placed yourselves under the Lord's authority.

New American Standard 1977
Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husband, as unto the Lord.

King James 2000 Bible
Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.

American King James Version
Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

American Standard Version
Wives, be in subjection unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let women be subject to their husbands, as to the Lord:

Darby Bible Translation
Wives, [submit yourselves] to your own husbands, as to the Lord,

English Revised Version
Wives, be in subjection unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.

Webster's Bible Translation
Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

Weymouth New Testament
Married women, submit to your own husbands as if to the Lord;

World English Bible
Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

Young's Literal Translation
The wives! to your own husbands subject yourselves, as to the Lord,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:22-33 The duty of wives is, submission to their husbands in the Lord, which includes honouring and obeying them, from a principle of love to them. The duty of husbands is to love their wives. The love of Christ to the church is an example, which is sincere, pure, and constant, notwithstanding her failures. Christ gave himself for the church, that he might sanctify it in this world, and glorify it in the next, that he might bestow on all his members a principle of holiness, and deliver them from the guilt, the pollution, and the dominion of sin, by those influences of the Holy Spirit, of which baptismal water was the outward sign. The church and believers will not be without spot or wrinkle till they come to glory. But those only who are sanctified now, shall be glorified hereafter. The words of Adam, mentioned by the apostle, are spoken literally of marriage; but they have also a hidden sense in them, relating to the union between Christ and his church. It was a kind of type, as having resemblance. There will be failures and defects on both sides, in the present state of human nature, yet this does not alter the relation. All the duties of marriage are included in unity and love. And while we adore and rejoice in the condescending love of Christ, let husbands and wives learn hence their duties to each other. Thus the worst evils would be prevented, and many painful effects would be avoided.
Study Bible
Wives and Husbands
21Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. 22Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord. 23For the husband is head of the wife, just as Christ is the head of the church, His body, of which He is the Savior.…
Cross References
Esther 1:20
"When the king's edict which he will make is heard throughout all his kingdom, great as it is, then all women will give honor to their husbands, great and small."

Esther 1:22
So he sent letters to all the king's provinces, to each province according to its script and to every people according to their language, that every man should be the master in his own house and the one who speaks in the language of his own people.

1 Corinthians 14:34
women are to be silent in the churches. They are not permitted to speak, but must be in submission, as the Law says.

Ephesians 6:5
Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear and sincerity of heart, just as you would show to Christ.

Colossians 3:1
Therefore, since you have been raised with Christ, strive for the things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God.

Colossians 3:18
Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.

Titus 2:5
to be self-controlled, pure, managers of their households, kind, and subject to their own husbands, so that the word of God will not be discredited.

1 Peter 3:1
Wives, in the same way, submit yourselves to your husbands, so that even if they refuse to believe the word, they will be won over without words by the behavior of their wives
Treasury of Scripture

Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

submit.

Ephesians 5:24 Therefore as the church is subject to Christ, so let the wives be …

Genesis 3:16 To the woman he said, I will greatly multiply your sorrow and your …

Esther 1:16-18,20 And Memucan answered before the king and the princes, Vashti the …

1 Corinthians 14:34 Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted …

Colossians 3:18 Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.

1 Timothy 2:11,12 Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection…

Titus 2:5 To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their …

1 Peter 3:1-6 Likewise, you wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, …

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Ephesians 6:5 Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to …

Colossians 3:22,23 Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; …

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