I don't see the full context of these verses speaking to a hierarchy, I see it speaking to a relationship of mutual love and respect.
I see these verses as a radical departure from the household codes of the time that they echo, not as timeless marriage advice.
If we did that then why did we stop using the parts that talk about slaves relationships to their masters?
Marriage is an amazing symbol of Christ and His bride (the church/body of Christ). Just as His bride submits to Him, I believe a wife should submit to her husband as the authority of the household. But I think "head of the household" can be greatly misunderstood. As the wife submits to the husband, the husband should value and respect her opinion. Marriage is all about working as a team, and it should reflect the love and humility of Christ always.
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