New Living Translation
This is a great mystery, but it is an illustration of the way Christ and the church are one.
King James Bible
This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.
Darby Bible Translation
This mystery is great, but I speak as to Christ, and as to the assembly.
World English Bible
This mystery is great, but I speak concerning Christ and of the assembly.
Young's Literal Translation
this secret is great, and I speak in regard to Christ and to the assembly;
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CommentaryEphesians 5:32 Parallel Commentaries
'Proving what is acceptable unto the Lord.'--Eph. v. 10. These words are closely connected with those which precede them in the 8th verse--'Walk as children of light.' They further explain the mode by which that commandment is to be fulfilled. They who, as children of light, mindful of their obligations and penetrated by its brightness, seek to conform their active life to the light to which they belong, are to do so by making experiment of, or investigating and determining, what is 'acceptable …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture Ephesians, Peter,John
Unfruitful Works of Darkness
Sleepers at Noonday
What Children of Light Should Be
As the Scriptures say, "A man leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife, and the two are united into one."
So again I say, each man must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.
Let us be glad and rejoice, and let us give honor to him. For the time has come for the wedding feast of the Lamb, and his bride has prepared herself.
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