Ephesians 5:22
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;

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

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

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

NASB 1995
Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

NASB 1977
Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

Amplified Bible
Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as [a service] to the Lord.

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

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

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

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

Contemporary English Version
A wife should put her husband first, as she does the Lord.

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

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

Good News Translation
Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands as to the Lord.

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

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

Literal Standard Version
The wives: [subject yourselves] to your own 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.

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,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Wives and Husbands
21Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. 22 Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord. 23For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, His body, of which He is the Savior.…

Cross References
Esther 1:20
The edict the king issues will be heard throughout his vast kingdom--and so all women, from the least to the greatest, will honor their husbands."

Esther 1:22
He sent letters to all the provinces of the kingdom, to each province in its own script and to each people in their own language, proclaiming that every man should be master of his own household.

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 obey 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 submissive to their own husbands, so that the word of God will not be discredited.


Treasury of Scripture

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

submit.

Ephesians 5:24
Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.

Genesis 3:16
Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.

Esther 1:16-18,20
And Memucan answered before the king and the princes, Vashti the queen hath not done wrong to the king only, but also to all the princes, and to all the people that are in all the provinces of the king Ahasuerus…

as.

Ephesians 6:5
Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ;

Colossians 3:22,23
Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God: …









[5.Practical Exhortation continued (Ephesians 5:22 to Ephesians 6:9).

(4)THE BEARING OF THE TRUTH OF UNITY ON THE THREE GREAT RELATIONS OF LIFE.

(a)Between husbands and wives--a relation which is a type of the unity between Christ and His Church (Ephesians 5:22-33).

(b) Between parents and children--a relation hallowed as existing "in the Lord" (Ephesians 6:1-4). . . .

Verse 22.-Ephesians 6:9. - EXHORTATION TO RELATIVE DUTIES. Verse 22. - Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands, as to the Lord. Though Christiani

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
Wives,
γυναῖκες (gynaikes)
Noun - Vocative Feminine Plural
Strong's 1135: A woman, wife, my lady. Probably from the base of ginomai; a woman; specially, a wife.

[submit] to
τοῖς (tois)
Article - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

your
ἰδίοις (idiois)
Adjective - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's 2398: Pertaining to self, i.e. One's own; by implication, private or separate.

husbands
ἀνδράσιν (andrasin)
Noun - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's 435: A male human being; a man, husband. A primary word; a man.

as
ὡς (hōs)
Adverb
Strong's 5613: Probably adverb of comparative from hos; which how, i.e. In that manner.

to the
τῷ (tō)
Article - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Lord.
Κυρίῳ (Kyriō)
Noun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2962: Lord, master, sir; the Lord. From kuros; supreme in authority, i.e. controller; by implication, Master.


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