Ephesians 5:28
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English Standard Version
In the same way husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.

King James Bible
So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.

American Standard Version
Even so ought husbands also to love their own wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his own wife loveth himself:

Douay-Rheims Bible
So also ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife, loveth himself.

English Revised Version
Even so ought husbands also to love their own wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his own wife loveth himself:

Webster's Bible Translation
So ought men to love their wives, as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife, loveth himself.

Weymouth New Testament
So too married men ought to love their wives as much as they love themselves. He who loves his wife loves himself.

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Vincent's Word Studies

So

As Christ loved the Church.

As their own bodies (ὡς)

As being: since they are.

Ephesians 5:28 Parallel Commentaries

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as.

Ephesians 5:31,33 For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined to his wife, and they two shall be one flesh...

Genesis 2:21-24 And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall on Adam, and he slept: and he took one of his ribs...

Matthew 19:5 And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall join to his wife: and they two shall be one flesh?

Cross References
Genesis 2:23
Then the man said, "This at last is bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man."

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

Ephesians 5:29
For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ does the church,

Ephesians 5:33
However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.

1 Peter 3:7
Likewise, husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to the woman as the weaker vessel, since they are heirs with you of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered.

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