Ephesians 5:22


“Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.”

King James Version (KJV)



Other Translations of Ephesians 5:22

“Wiues, submit your selues vnto your own husbands, as vnto the Lord.”
King James Version (1611) - View original scan of Ephesians chapter 5

“Wives, {be subject} to your own husbands, as to the Lord.”
New American Standard Version (1995)

“Wives, `be in subjection' unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.”
American Standard Version (1901)

“Wives, be under the authority of your husbands, as of the Lord.”
Basic English Bible

“Wives, [submit yourselves] to your own husbands, as to the Lord,”
Darby Bible

“Let women be subject to their husbands, as to the Lord: ”
Douay Rheims Bible

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

“Married women, submit to your own husbands as if to the Lord;”
Weymouth Bible

“Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.”
World English Bible

“Wymmen, be thei suget to her hosebondis,”
Wycliffe Bible

“The wives! to your own husbands subject yourselves, as to the Lord,”
Youngs Literal Bible


Therese's comment on 2015-01-28 01:12:32:

I think this is a beautiful scripture! God provides protects and loves us deeply, so it says to submit unto your husband and it say it 's as though you have into Christ! So I see this scripture as your husband will provide and protect you and love you deeply like Christ loves us! "It a good thing " so I say lets spoil our husbands if they are loving like Christ to us who wouldn 't want to submit to him.


Earl's comment on 2014-08-17 17:46:12:

The Bible is the word of God and therefore self explanitory


Mary's comment on 2014-06-30 10:01:10:

the husband must be subject and obeying God 's word. do not be unequally yoke, is the first step


Theresa's comment on 2013-06-05 20:10:51:

This scripture has been used by "some men" to force their wives into polygamy...Wives & husbands who were married under the vows of "forsaking all others".Wives should submit unto their husbands but husbands should not deceive or defraud their wives by using this scripture to demand that their wife submit unto polygamy


Adam's comment on 2012-08-15 22:25:39:

In modern societies, this seems to be a difficult verse to swallow for many. And it certainly doesn't mean unequal rights or that one person is dominating or dictating. But it's acknowledging different roles are ideal and most healthy in a relationship.


jason's comment on 2010-10-27 23:43:49:

which come first the wife to submit to their own husband or husbanb love your wife


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