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Ephesians 5:22–23

Marriage—Christ and the Church

22 Wives, gsubmit to your own husbands, as to the Lord. 23 For hthe husband is head of the wife, as also iChrist is head of the church; and He is the Savior of the body.

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Ephesians 5:22–23 — The New International Version (NIV)

22 Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. 23 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.

Ephesians 5:22–23 — English Standard Version (ESV)

22 Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord. 23 For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior.

Ephesians 5:22–23 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

22 Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. 23 For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.

Ephesians 5:22–23 — New Living Translation (NLT)

22 For wives, this means submit to your husbands as to the Lord. 23 For a husband is the head of his wife as Christ is the head of the church. He is the Savior of his body, the church.

Ephesians 5:22–23 — New Century Version (NCV)

22 Wives, yield to your husbands, as you do to the Lord, 23 because the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ is the head of the church. And he is the Savior of the body, which is the church.

Ephesians 5:22–23 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

22 Wives, be in subjection unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. 23 For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, being himself the saviour of the body.

Ephesians 5:22–23 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

22 Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands, as to the Lord, 23 for a husband is head of the wife, as also the Christ is head of the assembly. He is Saviour of the body.

Ephesians 5:22–23 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

22 Wives, place yourselves under your husbands’ authority as you have placed yourselves under the Lord’s authority.23 The husband is the head of his wife as Christ is the head of the church. It is his body, and he is its Savior.

Ephesians 5:22–23 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

22 Wives, submit to your own husbands as to the Lord, 23 for the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church. He is the Savior of the body.

Ephesians 5:22–23 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

22 Wives, be subject to your husbands as you are to the Lord. 23 For the husband is the head of the wife just as Christ is the head of the church, the body of which he is the Savior.

Ephesians 5:22–23 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

22 —wives to their own husbands as to the Lord, 23 because the husband is the head of the wife, as also Christ is the head of the church (he himself being the Savior of the body).

Ephesians 5:22–23 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

22 Wives, follow the lead of your husbands as you follow the Lord. 23 The husband is the head of the wife, just as Christ is the head of the church. The church is Christ’s body. He is its Savior.

Ephesians 5:22–23 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

22 Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

23 For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, He Himself being the Savior of the body.