New Living Translation
to make her holy and clean, washed by the cleansing of God's word.
King James Bible
That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,
Darby Bible Translation
in order that he might sanctify it, purifying it by the washing of water by the word,
World English Bible
that he might sanctify it, having cleansed it by the washing of water with the word,
Young's Literal Translation
that he might sanctify it, having cleansed it with the bathing of the water in the saying,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:26 That he might sanctify it through the word - The ordinary channel of all blessings. Having cleansed it - From the guilt and power of sin. By the washing of water - In baptism; if, with the outward and visible sign, we receive the inward and spiritual grace.
'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
Then he presented Aaron and his sons and washed them with water.
On that day offerings of purification will be made for you, and you will be purified in the LORD's presence from all your sins.
Jesus replied, "I assure you, no one can enter the Kingdom of God without being born of water and the Spirit.
Jesus replied, "A person who has bathed all over does not need to wash, except for the feet, to be entirely clean. And you disciples are clean, but not all of you."
You have already been pruned and purified by the message I have given you.
Make them holy by your truth; teach them your word, which is truth.
What are you waiting for? Get up and be baptized. Have your sins washed away by calling on the name of the Lord.'
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