Ephesians 5:27
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English Standard Version
so that he might present the church to himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without blemish.

King James Bible
That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.

American Standard Version
that he might present the church to himself a glorious church , not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.

Douay-Rheims Bible
That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot or wrinkle, or any; such thing; but that it should be holy, and without blemish.

English Revised Version
that he might present the church to himself a glorious church, not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.

Webster's Bible Translation
That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.

Weymouth New Testament
that He might present the Church to Himself a glorious bride, without spot or wrinkle or any other defect, but to be holy and unblemished.

Ephesians 5:27 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

He might present it to Himself (παραστήσῃ αὐτὸς ἑαυτῷ)

As a bride. Compare 2 Corinthians 11:2. Notice the two pronouns in conjunction, He, to Himself. Christ Himself presents the bride.

Spot (σπίλον)

Only here and 2 Peter 2:13; The kindred verb σπιλόω to defile, occurs James 3:6; Jde 1:23.

Wrinkle (ῥυτίδα)

Only here in the New Testament.

Ephesians 5:27 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

he.

2 Corinthians 4:14 Knowing that he which raised up the Lord Jesus shall raise up us also by Jesus, and shall present us with you.

2 Corinthians 11:2 For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband...

Colossians 1:22,28 In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and blameless and unreproveable in his sight...

Jude 1:24 Now to him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy,

glorious.

Psalm 45:13 The king's daughter is all glorious within: her clothing is of worked gold.

Psalm 87:3 Glorious things are spoken of you, O city of God. Selah.

Isaiah 60:15-20 Whereas you has been forsaken and hated, so that no man went through you, I will make you an eternal excellency...

Isaiah 62:3 You shall also be a crown of glory in the hand of the LORD, and a royal diadem in the hand of your God.

Jeremiah 33:9 And it shall be to me a name of joy, a praise and an honor before all the nations of the earth...

Hebrews 12:22-24 But you are come to mount Sion, and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels...

Revelation 7:9-17 After this I beheld, and, see, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds...

Revelation 21:10-26 And he carried me away in the spirit to a great and high mountain, and showed me that great city, the holy Jerusalem...

not.

Songs 4:7 You are all fair, my love; there is no spot in you.

Hebrews 9:14 How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God...

1 Peter 1:19 But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot:

1 Peter 1:19 But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot:

2 Peter 3:14 Why, beloved, seeing that you look for such things, be diligent that you may be found of him in peace, without spot, and blameless.

but.

Ephesians 1:4 According as he has chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:

2 Corinthians 11:2 For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband...

Colossians 1:22,28 In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and blameless and unreproveable in his sight...

1 Thessalonians 5:23 And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly...

Jude 1:21 Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life.

Revelation 21:27 And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defiles, neither whatever works abomination, or makes a lie...

Cross References
Song of Solomon 4:7
You are altogether beautiful, my love; there is no flaw in you.

2 Corinthians 4:14
knowing that he who raised the Lord Jesus will raise us also with Jesus and bring us with you into his presence.

2 Corinthians 11:2
For I feel a divine jealousy for you, since I betrothed you to one husband, to present you as a pure virgin to Christ.

Ephesians 1:4
even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love

Colossians 1:22
he has now reconciled in his body of flesh by his death, in order to present you holy and blameless and above reproach before him,

Revelation 14:4
It is these who have not defiled themselves with women, for they are virgins. It is these who follow the Lamb wherever he goes. These have been redeemed from mankind as firstfruits for God and the Lamb,

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