New International Version
Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands in everything.
King James Bible
Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.
Darby Bible Translation
But even as the assembly is subjected to the Christ, so also wives to their own husbands in everything.
World English Bible
But as the assembly is subject to Christ, so let the wives also be to their own husbands in everything.
Young's Literal Translation
but even as the assembly is subject to Christ, so also are the wives to their own husbands in everything.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
In every thing - That is, every lawful thing; for it is not intimated that they should obey their husbands in any thing criminal, or in any thing detrimental to the interests of their souls. The husband may be profligate, and may wish his wife to become such also; he may be an enemy to true religion, and use his authority to prevent his wife from those means of grace which she finds salutary to her soul; in none of these things should she obey him.
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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 …
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Redeeming the Time
The seventy-two returned with joy and said, "Lord, even the demons submit to us in your name."
For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior.
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her
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