a renewal in which1there is no distinction between Greek and Jew, 2circumcised and uncircumcised, a3barbarian, Scythian, 4slave and freeman, but 5Christ is all, and in all.
12So, as those who have been 6chosen of God, holy and beloved, 7put on a 8heart of compassion, kindness, 9humility, gentleness and b10patience ;
1311bearing with oneanother, and 12forgivingeachother, whoeverhas a complaintagainstanyone ; 13just as the Lordforgave you, soalso should you.
14Beyondallthesethings put on love, which is c14the perfectbond of 15unity.
Let 16the peace of Christdrule in your hearts, to whicheindeed you were called in 17onebody ; and fbe thankful.
Let 18the word of gChristrichlydwellwithin you, hwith allwisdom19teaching and admonishingioneanother20with psalms and hymns and spiritualsongs, 21singingjwith thankfulness in your hearts to God.
1722Whatever you do in wordordeed, do all in the name of the LordJesus, 23givingthanksthrough Him to God the Father.
1824Wives, 25be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
1926Husbands, love your wives and do not be embitteredagainst them.
2027Children, be obedient to your parents in allthings, for this is well-pleasingkto the Lord.
2128Fathers, do not exasperate your children, so that they will not loseheart.