Ephesians 5:24
New International Version
Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands in everything.

New Living Translation
As the church submits to Christ, so you wives should submit to your husbands in everything.

English Standard Version
Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit in everything to their husbands.

Berean Study Bible
Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands in everything.

Berean Literal Bible
But even as the church is subjected to Christ, so also wives to the own husbands in everything.

King James Bible
Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.

New King James Version
Therefore, just as the church is subject to Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in everything.

New American Standard Bible
But as the church is subject to Christ, so also the wives ought to be to their husbands in everything.

NASB 1995
But as the church is subject to Christ, so also the wives ought to be to their husbands in everything.

NASB 1977
But as the church is subject to Christ, so also the wives ought to be to their husbands in everything.

Amplified Bible
But as the church is subject to Christ, so also wives should be subject to their husbands in everything [respecting both their position as protector and their responsibility to God as head of the house].

Christian Standard Bible
Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives are to submit to their husbands in everything.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now as the church submits to Christ, so wives are to submit to their husbands in everything.

American Standard Version
But as the church is subject to Christ, so let the wives also be to their husbands in everything.

Contemporary English Version
Wives should always put their husbands first, as the church puts Christ first.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore as the church is subject to Christ, so also let the wives be to their husbands in all things.

English Revised Version
But as the church is subject to Christ, so let the wives also be to their husbands in everything.

Good News Translation
And so wives must submit themselves completely to their husbands just as the church submits itself to Christ.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
As the church is under Christ's authority, so wives are under their husbands' authority in everything.

International Standard Version
Indeed, just as the church is submissive to the Messiah, so wives must be submissive to their husbands in everything.

Literal Standard Version
but even as the Assembly is subject to Christ, so also [are] the wives [subject] to their own husbands in everything.

NET Bible
But as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands in everything.

New Heart English Bible
But as the church is subject to Christ, so let the wives also be to their own husbands in everything.

Weymouth New Testament
And just as the Church submits to Christ, so also married women should be entirely submissive to their husbands.

World English Bible
But as the assembly is subject to Christ, so let the wives also be to their own husbands in everything.

Young's Literal Translation
but even as the assembly is subject to Christ, so also are the wives to their own husbands in everything.

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Wives and Husbands
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. 24Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands in everything. 25Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave Himself up for her…

Cross References
Luke 10:17
The seventy-two returned with joy and said, "Lord, even the demons submit to us in Your name."

Ephesians 5:23
For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, His body, of which He is the Savior.

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


Treasury of Scripture

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

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Ephesians 5:33
Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband.

Exodus 23:13
And in all things that I have said unto you be circumspect: and make no mention of the name of other gods, neither let it be heard out of thy mouth.

Exodus 29:35
And thus shalt thou do unto Aaron, and to his sons, according to all things which I have commanded thee: seven days shalt thou consecrate them.









Verse 24. - But [it exists so far as to enforce this exhortation] as the Church is subject to Christ, so let the wives be to their husbands in everything. Let there be a subjection in the one case parallel to that in the other, for such is the Divine will and purpose. Any subjection due to the husband must be modified by what is due to God, for as the husband may not require for himself, so the wife may not give to him, what is God's: God's will is paramount over all. Of the three wills that may be in collision, viz. God's, the husband's, and the wife's - the duty of the wife is to take them in this order, having regard first to God's, next to her husband's, and last to her own.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
Now
ἀλλὰ (alla)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

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

the
(hē)
Article - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

church
ἐκκλησία (ekklēsia)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1577: From a compound of ek and a derivative of kaleo; a calling out, i.e. a popular meeting, especially a religious congregation.

submits
ὑποτάσσεται (hypotassetai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 5293: From hupo and tasso; to subordinate; reflexively, to obey.

to Christ,
Χριστῷ (Christō)
Noun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5547: Anointed One; the Messiah, the Christ. From chrio; Anointed One, i.e. The Messiah, an epithet of Jesus.

so
οὕτως (houtōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3779: Thus, so, in this manner. Or (referring to what precedes or follows).

also
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

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

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

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

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

everything.
παντί (panti)
Adjective - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.


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