New International Version
After all, no one ever hated their own body, but they feed and care for their body, just as Christ does the church--
King James Bible
For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:
Darby Bible Translation
For no one has ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, even as also the Christ the assembly:
World English Bible
For no man ever hated his own flesh; but nourishes and cherishes it, even as the Lord also does the assembly;
Young's Literal Translation
for no one ever his own flesh did hate, but doth nourish and cherish it, as also the Lord -- the assembly,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
No man ever yet hated his own flesh - And this is a natural reason why he should love his wife, and nourish and cherish her.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryJanuary 1. "Redeeming the Time" (Eph. v. 16).
"Redeeming the time" (Eph. v. 16). Two little words are found in the Greek version here. They are translated "ton kairon" in the revised version, "Buying up for yourselves the opportunity." The two words ton kairon mean, literally, the opportunity. They do not refer to time in general, but to a special point of time, a juncture, a crisis, a moment full of possibilities and quickly passing by, which we must seize and make the best of before it has passed away. It is intimated that there are not …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
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Paul's Reasons for Temperance
Redeeming the Time
The man said, "This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called 'woman,' for she was taken out of man."
Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?
In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.
for we are members of his body.
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