Ephesians 6:5-9 LEB

Slaves and Masters

5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart, as to Christ,

References for Ephesians 6:5

      6 not {while being watched}a, as people pleasers, but as slaves of Christ doing the will of God from the heart,

      References for Ephesians 6:6

        • Š 6:6 - Literally "with eye service"
          7 serving with goodwill as to the Lord and not to people,
          8 [because you]b know that each one of you, whatever good he should do,c this he will receive back from the Lord, whether slave or free.

          References for Ephesians 6:8

            • ‹ 6:8 - *Here "[because]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("know") which is understood as causal
            • Œ 6:8 - Some manuscripts have "if he should do anything good"
              9 And masters, do the same [things] to them, giving up threats, knowing that both their Lord and yours is in heaven, and there is no partiality with him.