Ephesians 5:24

“Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Therefore as the Church is subiect vnto Christ, so let the wiues bee to their owne husbands in euery thing.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But as the church is subject to Christ, so also the wives {ought to be} to their husbands in everything.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But as the church is subject to Christ, so `let' the wives also `be' to their husbands in everything.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And as the church is under Christ's authority, so let wives be under the rule of their husbands in all things.
- Basic English Bible

But even as the assembly is subjected to the Christ, so also wives to their own husbands in everything.
- Darby Bible

Therefore as the church is subject to Christ, so let wives be to their own husbands in every thing.
- Webster's Bible

And just as the Church submits to Christ, so also married women should be entirely submissive to their husbands.
- Weymouth Bible

But as the assembly is subject to Christ, so let the wives also be to their own husbands in everything.
- World English Bible

But as the chirche is suget to Crist, so wymmen to her hosebondis in alle thingis.
- Wycliffe Bible

but even as the assembly is subject to Christ, so also [are] the wives to their own husbands in everything.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 5:24


5:24 In everything - Which is not contrary to any command of God.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 5:24


Eph 5:24 As the church is subject unto Christ. The relation of the wife to the husband is like that of the church in Christ, a close, tender relations, in which there is no bondage, but freedom, because the service is that of the heart.

Discussion for Ephesians 5

  • BSP
    Verse 26: God's Word cleanses us both morally and spiritually. We should make Bible reading a daily habit.
  • Irene123
    Eph. 5:21 - "Since God is the source of all power, authority; when we submit to His Word we submit to Him. Yes, submit. By using the 'S' word God is saying, "I am not saying you have to like it before you do it." Matt. 11:30. All power; the simple act of being able to use our jaws to chew, to talk, to point a finger at an object, to scratch your toes together when they itch; He's the source .....
  • Steve morrow
    EPHESIANS 5:6 LET NO MAN DECEIVE YOU WITH VAIN WORDS FOR BECAUSE OF THESE THINGS COMETH THE WRATH OF GOD UPON THE CHILDREN OF DISOBEDIENCE 5:7 BE NOT YOU THEREFORE PARTAKERS WITH THEM
  • BSP
    We should thank God for all the good that we are able to enjoy. Jehovah a God has given us the gift of life and any good that we enjoy is truly because he allows us to exist.
  • I AM
    Whoso privily slanders his neighbor, him will I cut off: him that has a high look and a proud heart will not I suffer. Behold, I am against thee, O thou most proud, says the Lord GOD of hosts: for thy day is come, the time that I will visit thee. And the most proud shall stumble and fall, and none shall raise him up: and I will kindle a fire in his cities, and it shall devour all round about him.
  • Irene123
    V. Ship - I really enjoyed your message on Eph.; It was 'refreshing' - to say the least - LOL.

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