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Ephesians 6 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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(Exo 20:12; Deu 5:16 )
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:1 - Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:2 - "Honor your father and mother" (this is the first commandment with a promise),
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:3 - "that it may be well with you and that you may live long on the earth."
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:4 - Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:5 - Slaves, be obedient to those who are your earthly masters, with fear and trembling, in singleness of heart, as to Christ;
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:6 - not in the way of eye-service, as men-pleasers, but as servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:7 - rendering service with a good will as to the Lord and not to men,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:8 - knowing that whatever good any one does, he will receive the same again from the Lord, whether he is a slave or free.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:9 - Masters, do the same to them, and forbear threatening, knowing that he who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and that there is no partiality with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:10 - Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:11 - Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:12 - For we are not contending against flesh and blood, but against the principalities, against the powers, against the world rulers of this present darkness, against the spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:13 - Therefore take the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:14 - Stand therefore, having girded your loins with truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:15 - and having shod your feet with the equipment of the gospel of peace;
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:16 - besides all these, taking the shield of faith, with which you can quench all the flaming darts of the evil one.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:17 - And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:18 - Pray at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:19 - and also for me, that utterance may be given me in opening my mouth boldly to proclaim the mystery of the gospel,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:20 - for which I am an ambassador in chains; that I may declare it boldly, as I ought to speak.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:21 - Now that you also may know how I am and what I am doing, Tych'icus the beloved brother and faithful minister in the Lord will tell you everything.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:22 - I have sent him to you for this very purpose, that you may know how we are, and that he may encourage your hearts.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:23 - Peace be to the brethren, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:24 - Grace be with all who love our Lord Jesus Christ with love undying.
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