Ephesians 5:22
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English Standard Version
Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

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

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

Webster's Bible Translation
Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

Weymouth New Testament
Married women, submit to your own husbands as if to the Lord;

Ephesians 5:22 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Your own (ἰδίοις)

The peculiar personal relationship is emphasized as the ground of the duty.

Ephesians 5:22 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

submit.

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

Genesis 3:16 To the woman he said, I will greatly multiply your sorrow and your conception; in sorrow you shall bring forth children...

Esther 1:16-18,20 And Memucan answered before the king and the princes, Vashti the queen has not done wrong to the king only, but also to all the princes...

1 Corinthians 14:34 Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted to them to speak...

Colossians 3:18 Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.

*etc:

1 Timothy 2:11,12 Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection...

Titus 2:5 To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

1 Peter 3:1-6 Likewise, you wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word...

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...

Colossians 3:22,23 Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eye-service, as men pleasers; but in singleness of heart...

Cross References
Esther 1:20
So when the decree made by the king is proclaimed throughout all his kingdom, for it is vast, all women will give honor to their husbands, high and low alike."

Esther 1:22
He sent letters to all the royal provinces, to every province in its own script and to every people in its own language, that every man be master in his own household and speak according to the language of his people.

1 Corinthians 14:34
the women should keep silent in the churches. For they are not permitted to speak, but should be in submission, as the Law also says.

Ephesians 6:5
Bondservants, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, with a sincere heart, as you would Christ,

Colossians 3:1
If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are 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, working at home, kind, and submissive to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be reviled.

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