Ephesians 6:4 DBY

4 And [ye] fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in [the] discipline and admonition of [the] Lord.

Study tools for Ephesians 6:4

  • a 6:3 - See Ex. 20.12; Deut. 5.16.
  • b 6:11 - Aorist, meaning 'have it put on.'
  • c 6:11 - i.e. 'the complete armour.' The word is used only here and in Luke 11.22.
  • d 6:12 - Or 'powers.'
  • e 6:13 - 'Take,' 'taken,' vers, 13 and 16, are aorists. The sense is 'taking up,' as arms or clothes to put on: taking a person with you, 2Tim. 4.11.
  • f 6:13 - Or 'having overcome all things.' It is to 'carry through and put in execution all that is purposed and called for, in spite of opposition.'
  • g 6:15 - Or 'readiness,' 'willingness,' 'preparedness.'
  • h 6:16 - Or 'burning:' such darts with burning stuff at the end were in use.
  • i 6:21 - Prasso: the word seems to express both doing and state: see Note i, Rom. 1.32.
  • j 6:21 - Or 'servant' (diakonos), one that ministered to Paul as to the Lord, as 2Cor. 6.4.