Ephesians 5:20-27New American Standard Bible (NASB)
20 always giving thanks for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to [a]God, even the Father;21 [b]and be subject to one another in the [c]fear of Christ.
Marriage Like Christ and the Church
22 Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.23 For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, He Himself being the Savior of the body.24 But as the church is subject to Christ, so also the wives ought to be to their husbands in everything.
25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her,26 so that He might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,27 that He might present to Himself the church [d]in all her glory, having no spot or wrinkle or any such thing; but that she would be holy and blameless.
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