New Living Translation
Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting for those who belong to the Lord.
King James Bible
Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.
Darby Bible Translation
Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
World English Bible
Wives, be in subjection to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
Young's Literal Translation
The wives! be subject to your own husbands, as is fit in the Lord;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:18 Wives, submit - Or be subject to. It is properly a military term, alluding to that entire submission that soldiers pay to their general. Eph 5:22, and c.
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'If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. 2. Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. 3. For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God. 4. When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with Him in glory. 5. Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry: …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Christian Training of Children.
Unity and Peace.
Christ is All
When this decree is published throughout the king's vast empire, husbands everywhere, whatever their rank, will receive proper respect from their wives!"
For this light within you produces only what is good and right and true.
For wives, this means submit to your husbands as to the Lord.
1 Peter 3:1
In the same way, you wives must accept the authority of your husbands. Then, even if some refuse to obey the Good News, your godly lives will speak to them without any words. They will be won over
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