28 In the same way (A)husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. 29 For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ does the church, 30 because (B)we are members of his body. 31 (C)“Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and (D)the two shall become one flesh.” 32 This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it refers to Christ and the church.

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