Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands, as to the Lord.…
I. Subjection. Look at —
1. The creation — woman was made after, out of, and for, man.
2. The Fall — the woman occasioned it.
3. The history of woman. Does not everything point to her subordination?
1. In words — speaking of, to, or before her husband.
2. In actions.
IV. Modesty — not adorning herself with dress.
V. Economy and order in household management — freedom from extravagance.
VI. Attention to all that concerns the welfare and comfort of the children, if there be any. For this purpose she must be a keeper at home.
(J. A. James.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.