Ephesians 5:29
Good News Translation
None of us ever hate our own bodies. Instead, we feed them, and take care of them, just as Christ does the church;

Contemporary English Version
None of us hate our own bodies. We provide for them and take good care of them, just as Christ does for the church,

Douay-Rheims Bible
For no man ever hated his own flesh, but nourisheth and cherisheth it, as also Christ doth the church:

New American Bible
For no one hates his own flesh but rather nourishes and cherishes it, even as Christ does the church,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For no man ever hated his own flesh, but nourisheth and cherisheth it, as also Christ doth the church:

hated.

Ephesians 5:31 For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother: and shall cleave to his wife. And they shall be two in one flesh.

Proverbs 11:17 The wicked maketh an unsteady work: but to him that soweth justice, there is a faithful reward.

Ecclesiastes 4:5 The fool foldeth his hands together, and eateth his own flesh, saying:

Romans 1:31 Foolish, dissolute: without affection, without fidelity, without mercy.

nourisheth.

Isaiah 40:11 He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather together the lambs with his arm, and shall take them up in his bosom, and he himself shall carry them that are with young.

Ezekiel 34:14,15,27 I will feed them in the most fruitful pastures, and their pastures shall be in the high mountains of Israel: there shall they rest on the green grass, and be fed in fat pastures upon the mountains of Israel. . . .

Matthew 23:37 Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets and stonest them that are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered together thy children, as the hen doth gather her chickens under her wings, and thou wouldst not?

John 6:50-58 This is the bread which cometh down from heaven: that if any man eat of it, he may not die. . . .

Context
Wives and Husbands
28So also ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself. 29For no man ever hated his own flesh, but nourisheth and cherisheth it, as also Christ doth the church: 30Because we are members of him, body, of his flesh and of his bones.…
Cross References
Genesis 2:23
And Adam said: This now is bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called woman, because she was taken out of man.

Matthew 6:26
Behold the birds of the air, for they neither sow, nor do they reap, nor gather into barns: and your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are not you of much more value than they?

Ephesians 5:28
So also ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.

Ephesians 5:30
Because we are members of him, body, of his flesh and of his bones.

Additional Translations
Indeed, no one ever hated his own body, but he nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ does the church.

For no one at any time hated his flesh. But he nourishes and cherishes it just as Christ also does the church.

For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourishes and cherishes it, even as the Lord the church:

for no man ever hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as Christ also the church;

For no one has ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, even as also the Christ the assembly:

for no man ever hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as Christ also the church;

For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:

For never yet has a man hated his own body. On the contrary he feeds and cherishes it, just as Christ feeds and cherishes the Church;

For no man ever hated his own flesh; but nourishes and cherishes it, even as the Lord also does the assembly;

for no one ever his own flesh did hate, but doth nourish and cherish it, as also the Lord -- the assembly,
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