The King James Version Bible

Ephesians 5:20-29

  1. Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;

  2. Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.

  3. Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.

  4. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.

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

  6. Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

  7. That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,

  8. That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.

  9. So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.

  10. For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church: