Ephesians 5:28
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New International Version
In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.

New Living Translation
In the same way, husbands ought to love their wives as they love their own bodies. For a man who loves his wife actually shows love for himself.

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

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

Berean Literal Bible
So also husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. The one loving his wife loves 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;

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

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In the same way, husbands are to 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.

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

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
In this way men ought to love their wives as their bodies. Whoever loves his wife loves himself.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So husbands must love their wives as they love their own bodies. A man who loves his wife loves himself.

New American Standard 1977
So husbands ought also to love their own wives as their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself;

Jubilee Bible 2000
So ought husbands to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loves his wife loves himself.

King James 2000 Bible
So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loves his wife loves himself.

American King James Version
So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loves his 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:

Douay-Rheims Bible
So also ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife, loveth himself.

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

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

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

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.

Young's 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;
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
27and to present her to Himself as a glorious church, without stain or wrinkle or any such blemish, but holy and blameless. 28In the same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. 29Indeed, no one ever hated his own body, but he nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ does the church.…
Cross References
Genesis 2:23
The man said, "This is now bone of my bones, And flesh of my flesh; She shall be called Woman, Because she was taken out of Man."

Ephesians 5:25
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave Himself up for her

Ephesians 5:29
Indeed, no one ever hated his own body, but he nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ does the church.

Ephesians 5:33
Nevertheless, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.

1 Peter 3:7
Husbands, in the same way, treat your wives with consideration as a delicate vessel, and with honor as fellow heirs of the gracious gift of life, so that your prayers will not be hindered.
Treasury of Scripture

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