Ephesians 5:33

“Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Neuerthelesse, let euery one of you in particular, so loue his wife euen as himselfe, and the wife see that she reuerence her husband.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Nevertheless, each individual among you also is to love his own wife even as himself, and the wife must {see to it} that she respects her husband.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Nevertheless do ye also severally love each one his own wife even as himself; and `let' the wife `see' that she fear her husband.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But do you, everyone, have love for his wife, even as for himself; and let the wife see that she has respect for her husband.
- Basic English Bible

But *ye* also, every one of you, let each so love his own wife as himself; but as to the wife [I speak] that she may fear the husband.
- Darby Bible

Nevertheless, let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself: and the wife see that she reverence her husband.
- Webster's Bible

Yet I insist that among you also, each man is to love his own wife as much as he loves himself, and let a married woman see to it that she treats her husband with respect.
- Weymouth Bible

Nevertheless each of you must also love his own wife even as himself; and let the wife see that she respects her husband.
- World English Bible

Netheles ye alle, ech man loue his wijf as hym silf; and the wijf drede hir hosebonde.
- Wycliffe Bible

but ye also, every one in particular -- let each his own wife so love as himself, and the wife -- that she may reverence the husband.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 5:33


Eph 5:33 Nevertheless. Without regard to the mystery, let every one, etc. The rest of the verse states the mutual duties already so tenderly explained.

Discussion for Ephesians 5:33

  • Brianna for verse 33
    If these principles were followed we would have much happier families. Since the father is the head of household it all starts with him. A wife can 't have deep respect for a man who beats her, or verbally abuses her. This scripture also shows that the relationship between and husband and wife is one of love. Not a dictatorship , of one trying to be the boss of another.
  • Olabode for verse 33
    There are two things here, men ought to love their wives likewise, wives need to submit and reference their husband.
  • Pastor kola olugbode for verse 33
    Marriage is a determinant device for leadership ability
  • This is one of Godís main commandments, this should be followed to the letter no ifs or buts; showing great love for one another and great respect even in bad times, live as one itís not about oneself this pleases the Father Almighty who sits on high.
  • it teaches married couple how to be happy and at peace together

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