Ephesians 6:1-7 NIV

Children and Parents

1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.1

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2 "Honor your father and mother"--which is the first commandment with a promise--
3 "that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth."a2

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4 Fathers, do not exasperate your children;3 instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.4

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Slaves and Masters

5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect5 and fear, and with sincerity of heart,6 just as you would obey Christ.7

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6 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.

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7 Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not men,9

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