Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.12
"Honor your father and mother"--which is the first commandment with a promise--
"that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth."a24
Fathers, do not exasperate your children;3 instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.4
Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect5 and fear, and with sincerity of heart,6 just as you would obey Christ.76
Obey them not only to win their favor when their eye is on you, but like slaves of Christ,8 doing the will of God from your heart.
Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not men,98
because you know that the Lord will reward everyone for whatever good he does,10 whether he is slave or free.