Colossians 3:18

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Colossians 3:18

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 for Colossians 3:18

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".

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