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Ephesians 5 :: Webster's Bible (WEB)

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Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:1 - Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children;
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:2 - And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling savor.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:3 - But lewdness and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints;
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:4 - Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:5 - For this ye know, that no lewd, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:7 - Be ye not therefore partakers with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:8 - For ye were sometime darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light;
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:9 - (For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness, and righteousness, and truth;)
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:10 - Proving what is acceptable to the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:11 - And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:12 - For it is a shame even to speak of those things which are done by them in secret.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:13 - But all things that are reproved, are made manifest by the light: for whatever doth make manifest is light.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:14 - Wherefore he saith, Awake, thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ will give thee light.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:15 - See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:16 - Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:17 - Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:18 - And be not drunk with wine, in which is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:19 - Speaking to yourselves in psalms, and hymns, and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:20 - Giving thanks always for all things to God and the Father, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:21 - Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.

Marriage Like Christ and the Church

(cf. Col 3:18, 19 )
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:22 - Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands, as to the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:23 - For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the Savior of the body.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:24 - Therefore as the church is subject to Christ, so let wives be to their own husbands in every thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:25 - Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:26 - That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:27 - 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:28 - So ought men to love their wives, as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife, loveth himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:29 - For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:30 - For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:31 - For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined to his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:32 - This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 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.

The Webster Bible was translated by Noah Webster in 1833 in order to bring the language of the bible up to date. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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