1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
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2 “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise—
3 “so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.”a
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4 Fathers,b do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.
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5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear, and with sincerity of heart, just as you would obey Christ.
6 Obey them not only to win their favor when their eye is on you, but as slaves of Christ, doing the will of God from your heart.
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7 Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not people,
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8 because you know that the Lord will reward each one for whatever good they do, whether they are slave or free.
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