Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.1
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"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."2
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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, 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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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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Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not men,9
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because you know that the Lord will reward everyone for whatever good he does,10 whether he is slave or free.
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