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

New Living Translation
So again I say, each man must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.

English Standard Version
However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.

Berean Study Bible
Nevertheless, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.

Berean Literal Bible
However, you also, every individual, let each so love his wife as himself; and the wife, that she may respect the husband.

New American Standard Bible
Nevertheless, each individual among you also is to love his own wife even as himself, and the wife must see to it that she respects her husband.

King James Bible
Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband.

Christian Standard Bible
To sum up, each one of you is to love his wife as himself, and the wife is to respect her husband.

Contemporary English Version
So each husband should love his wife as much as he loves himself, and each wife should respect her husband.

Good News Translation
But it also applies to you: every husband must love his wife as himself, and every wife must respect her husband.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
To sum up, each one of you is to love his wife as himself, and the wife is to respect her husband.

International Standard Version
But each individual man among you must love his wife as he loves himself; and may the wife fear her husband.

NET Bible
Nevertheless, each one of you must also love his own wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.

New Heart English Bible
Nevertheless each of you must also love his own wife even as himself; and let the wife see that she respects her husband.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Moreover, you also, everyone of you should in this way love his wife as himself; but the woman should revere her husband.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But every husband must love his wife as he loves himself, and wives should respect their husbands.

New American Standard 1977
Nevertheless let each individual among you also love his own wife even as himself; and let the wife see to it that she respect her husband.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Nevertheless, let each one of you do likewise, let each one so love his wife even as himself, and let the wife see that she reverences her husband.

King James 2000 Bible
Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she respect her husband.

American King James Version
Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband.

American Standard Version
Nevertheless do ye also severally love each one his own wife even as himself; and let the wife'see that she fear her husband.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Nevertheless let every one of you in particular love his wife as himself: and let the wife fear her husband.

Darby Bible Translation
But ye also, every one of you, let each so love his own wife as himself; but as to the wife [I speak] that she may fear the husband.

English Revised Version
Nevertheless do ye also severally love each one his own wife even as himself; and let the wife see that she fear her husband.

Webster's Bible Translation
Nevertheless, let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself: and the wife see that she reverence her husband.

Weymouth New Testament
Yet I insist that among you also, each man is to love his own wife as much as he loves himself, and let a married woman see to it that she treats her husband with respect.

World English Bible
Nevertheless each of you must also love his own wife even as himself; and let the wife see that she respects her husband.

Young's Literal Translation
but ye also, every one in particular -- let each his own wife so love as himself, and the wife -- that she may reverence the husband.
Study Bible
Wives and Husbands
32This mystery is profound, but I am speaking about Christ and the church. 33Nevertheless, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.
Cross References
Psalm 45:11
and the king will desire your beauty; bow to him, for he is your lord.

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

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

Ephesians 5:32
This mystery is profound, but I am speaking about Christ and the church.

1 Peter 3:2
when they see your pure and reverent demeanor.

1 Peter 3:5
For this is how the holy women of the past adorned themselves. They put their hope in God and were subject to their husbands,

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

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

let.

Ephesians 5:25,28,29
Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it; …

Colossians 3:19
Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.

1 Peter 3:7
Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.

reverence.

Ephesians 5:22
Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.

1 Kings 1:31
Then Bathsheba bowed with her face to the earth, and did reverence to the king, and said, Let my lord king David live for ever.

Esther 1:20
And when the king's decree which he shall make shall be published throughout all his empire, (for it is great,) all the wives shall give to their husbands honour, both to great and small.







Lexicon
Nevertheless,
πλὴν (plēn)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 4133: However, nevertheless, but, except that, yet. From pleion; moreover, i.e. Albeit, save that, rather, yet.

each one
ἕκαστος (hekastos)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 1538: Each (of more than two), every one. As if a superlative of hekas; each or every.

of you
ὑμεῖς (hymeis)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

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

must love
ἀγαπάτω (agapatō)
Verb - Present Imperative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 25: To love, wish well to, take pleasure in, long for; denotes the love of reason, esteem. Perhaps from agan; to love.

his
ἑαυτοῦ (heautou)
Reflexive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1438: Himself, herself, itself.

wife
γυναῖκα (gynaika)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1135: A woman, wife, my lady. Probably from the base of ginomai; a woman; specially, a wife.

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

himself,
ἑαυτόν (heauton)
Reflexive Pronoun - Accusative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1438: Himself, herself, itself.

and
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

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.

wife
γυνὴ (gynē)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1135: A woman, wife, my lady. Probably from the base of ginomai; a woman; specially, a wife.

must respect
φοβῆται (phobētai)
Verb - Present Subjunctive Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 5399: From phobos; to frighten, i.e. to be alarmed; by analogy, to be in awe of, i.e. Revere.

[her]
τὸν (ton)
Article - Accusative Masculine 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.

husband.
ἄνδρα (andra)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 435: A male human being; a man, husband. A primary word; a man.
(33) Nevertheless.--Although, i.e., the primary and perfect application is to Christ alone, let the teaching be so far applied to marriage as that practically "the husband love his wife as himself," and "the wife reverence (properly, fear) the husband." This return to homely, practical duty after high and mysterious teaching is characteristic of St. Paul. (See, for example, 1Corinthians 15:58.)

Verse 33. - Nevertheless let each of you severally so love his own wife even as himself. The "nevertheless" refers to the unsolved part of the mystery: whatever may be mysterious, there is no mystery as to this, as to the duty of each husband to love his wife even as himself: that, as already shown, is clear from many considerations. And let the wife see that she fear her husband. Not, of course, with the slavish fear of one terrified and trembling because of a stronger being, but with the holy respect due to one to whom, by the will of God, she stands in a subordinate relation. The relation of Sarah to Abraham may again be referred to as indicating the true ideal of the relation of the wife to the husband.



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.
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