Ephesians 5:32

“This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

This is a great mysterie: but I speake concerning Christ and the Church.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

This mystery is great; but I am speaking with reference to Christ and the church.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

This mystery is great: but I speak in regard of Christ and of the church.
- American Standard Version (1901)

This is a great secret: but my words are about Christ and the church.
- Basic English Bible

This mystery is great, but *I* speak as to Christ, and as to the assembly.
- Darby Bible

This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.
- Webster's Bible

That is a great truth hitherto kept secret: I mean the truth concerning Christ and the Church.
- Weymouth Bible

This mystery is great, but I speak concerning Christ and of the assembly.
- World English Bible

This sacrament is greet; yhe, Y seie in Crist, and in the chirche.
- Wycliffe Bible

this secret is great, and I speak in regard to Christ and to the assembly;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 5:32


Eph 5:32 This is a great mystery. The wonders of this marriage tie, but especially that the marriage of the first Adam should prefigure the relation between the second Adam and the church.

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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