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Ephesians 6 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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(Exo 20:12; Deu 5:16 )
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:1 - Children, G5043 obey G5219 your parents G1118 in the Lord, G2962 for this G3778 is right. G1342
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:2 - HONOR G5091 YOUR FATHER G3962 AND MOTHER G3384 (which G3748 is the first G4413 commandment G1785 with a promise), G1860
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:3 - SO G2443 THAT IT MAY BE WELL G2095 WITH YOU, AND THAT YOU MAY LIVE G3118 LONG G3118 ON THE EARTH G1093.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:4 - Fathers, G3962 do not provoke G3949 your children G5043 to anger, G3949 but bring G1625 them up in the discipline G3809 and instruction G3559 of the Lord. G2962
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:5 - Slaves, G1401 be obedient G5219 to those G3588 who are your [fn]masters G2962 according G2596 to the flesh, G4561 with fear G5401 and trembling, G5156 in the sincerity G572 of your heart, G2588 as to Christ; G5547
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:6 - not [fn]by way G2596 of eyeservice, G3787 as men-pleasers, G441 but as slaves G1401 of Christ, G5547 doing G4160 the will G2307 of God G2316 from the [fn]heart. G5590
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:7 - With good G2133 will G2133 [fn]render G1398 service, G1398 as to the Lord, G2962 and not to men, G444
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:8 - knowing G6063 that whatever G1437 G5100 good G18 thing G18 each G1538 one G1538 does, G4160 this G3778 he will receive G2865 back G2865 from the Lord, G2962 whether G1535 slave G1401 or G1535 free. G1658
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:9 - And masters, G2962 do G4160 the same G846 things G846 to them, and give G447 up threatening, G547 knowing G6063 that both G2532 their Master G2962 and yours G4771 is in heaven, G3772 and there is no G3756 partiality G4382 with Him.

The Armor of God

Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:10 - Finally, G3062 be strong G1743 in the Lord G2962 and in the strength G2904 of His might. G2479
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:11 - Put G1746 on the full G3833 armor G3833 of God, G2316 so G4314 that you will be able G1410 to stand G2476 firm G2476 against G4314 the schemes G3180 of the devil. G1228
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:12 - For our struggle G3823 is not against G4314 [fn]flesh G4561 and blood, G129 but against G4314 the rulers, G746 against G4314 the powers, G1849 against G4314 the world G2888 forces G2888 of this G3778 darkness, G4655 against G4314 the spiritual G4152 forces of wickedness G4189 in the heavenly G2032 places.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:13 - Therefore, G1223 G3778 take G353 up the full G3833 armor G3833 of God, G2316 so G2443 that you will be able G1410 to resist G436 in the evil G4190 day, G2250 and having done G2716 everything, G537 to stand G2476 firm. G2476
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:14 - Stand G2476 firm G2476 therefore, G3767 HAVING GIRDED G4024 YOUR LOINS G3751 WITH TRUTH G225, and HAVING PUT G1746 ON THE BREASTPLATE G2382 OF RIGHTEOUSNESS G1343,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:15 - and having shod G5265 YOUR FEET G4228 WITH THE PREPARATION G2091 OF THE GOSPEL G2098 OF PEACE G1515;
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:16 - [fn]in addition to all, G3956 taking G353 up the shield G2375 of faith G4102 with which G3739 you will be able G1410 to extinguish G4570 all G3956 the flaming G4448 arrows G956 of the evil G4190 one.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:17 - And take G1209 THE HELMET G4030 OF SALVATION G4992, and the sword G3162 of the Spirit, G4151 which G3739 is the word G4487 of God. G2316
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:18 - [fn]With all G3956 prayer G4335 and petition G1162 [fn]pray G4336 at all G3956 times G2540 in the Spirit, G4151 and with this G846 in view, G1519 [fn]be on the alert G69 with all G3956 perseverance G4343 and petition G1162 for all G3956 the saints, G40
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:19 - and pray on my behalf, G5228 that utterance G3056 may be given G1325 to me in the opening G457 of my mouth, G4750 to make G1107 known G1107 with boldness G3954 the mystery G3466 of the gospel, G2098
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:20 - for which G3739 I am G4243 an ambassador G4243 in [fn]chains; G254 that [fn]in proclaiming it I may speak G3955 boldly, G3955 as I ought G1163 to speak. G2980
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:21 - But that you also G2532 may know G6063 about G2596 my circumstances, G3588 G2596 [fn]how G5101 I am doing, G4238 Tychicus, G5190 the beloved G27 brother G80 and faithful G4103 minister G1249 in the Lord, G2962 will make G1107 everything G3956 known G1107 to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:22 - [fn]I have sent G3992 him to you for this G3778 very G846 purpose, so G2443 that you may know G1097 [fn]about G4012 us, and that he may comfort G3870 your hearts. G2588
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:23 - Peace G1515 be to the brethren, G80 and love G26 with faith, G4102 from God G2316 the Father G3962 and the Lord G2962 Jesus G2424 Christ. G5547
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:24 - Grace G5485 be with all G3956 those G3588 who love G25 our Lord G2962 Jesus G2424 Christ G5547 [fn]with incorruptible G861 love.
NASB Footnotes
I.e. earthly masters, with fear
Literally: according to
Literally: soul
Literally: rendering
Literally: blood and flesh
Literally: in all
Literally: Through
Literally: praying
Literally: being
Literally: a chain
Two early mss read I may speak it boldly
Literally: what
Literally: Whom I have sent to you
Literally: the things about us
Literally: in incorruption

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