Colossians 3:18

“Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Wiues, submit your selues vnto your owne husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wives, be in subjection to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Wives, be under the authority of your husbands, as is right in the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

Wives, be subject to [your] husbands, as is fitting in [the] Lord.
- Darby Bible

Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.
- Webster's Bible

Married women, be submissive to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
- Weymouth Bible

Wives, be in subjection to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
- World English Bible

Wymmen, be ye sugetis to youre hosebondis, as it bihoueth in the Lord.
- Wycliffe Bible

The wives! be subject to your own husbands, as is fit in the Lord;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Colossians 3:18


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|, &c.


People's Bible Notes for Colossians 3:18


Col 3:18 The section Col 3:18-4:1 is very similar to Eph 5:22-6:9. I will refer the reader to Ephesians for fuller notes. Wives, submit yourselves. See PNT "Eph 5:22".

Discussion for Colossians 3

  • Bruce
    Edna: It is a Feeling. Those who're Saved have Great Joy in Their Heart:if They are Studying,telling Others The Way of Salvation,having Fellowship. That's why Paul and Others were Singing in Prison. Acts 16:25. The Lord keeps The Joy in Our Heart: Jude 24. Deep Down In Our Heart. One who is NOT Saved will NOT have that Joy. Pastors say if you feel lost,no joy don't worry,that's Satan./That's False
  • Edna
    dear sanits We are a new creation 2cor,5.17 Born od God John 6.44 Dead in transpress Ep2.4 Raised up Eph 2.6 We have everything pretaing to life Peter Kept by the power of God Its not a feeling its fact.Mortify your memebers cause there is another call satan who wan ts to use you . So you have choice Be wise dear brothers and sisters Let The Holy Spirit lead you
  • Ray321
    Colossians 3:6 For which things' sake the wrath of God cometh on the children of disobedience. Paul was warning the Church of Collosians that they should be dead in Christ and not sin, or God will take away there life on earth. The disobedience Child of God was still saved but will be going to Heaven sooner.
  • BSP
    We need to put on and clothe ourselves with love because it is the perfect bond of union as verse 14 brings out.
  • Steve morrow
    COLOSSIANS 3:24 KNOWING THAT OF THE LORD YOU SHALL RECEIVE THE REWARD OF INHERITANCE FOR YOU SERVE THE LORD JESUS COLOSSIANS1:12GIVING THANKS UNTO THE FATHER WHICH HATH MADE US MEET TO BE PARTAKERS OF THE INHERITANCE OF THE SAINTS IN LIGHT**JOHN 8:12 THEN SPAKE JESUS AGAIN UNTO THEM SAYING I AM THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD HE THAT FOLLOWETH ME SHALL NOT WALK IN DARKNESS BUT SHALL HAVE THE LIGHT OF LIFE
  • Steve morrow

    colossians 3:5 mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth fornication uncleanness inordinate affection evil concupiscence and covetousness which is odolatry
    3:6 for which things sake the wrath of GOD cometh on the children of disobedience

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