12So, as those who have been 1chosen of God, holy and beloved, 2put on a 3heart of compassion, kindness, 4humility, gentleness and a5patience;
136bearing with oneanother, and 7forgivingeachother, whoeverhas a complaintagainstanyone; 8just as the Lordforgave you, soalso should you.
14Beyondallthesethings put on love, which is b9the perfectbond of 10unity.
Let 11the peace of Christcrule in your hearts, to whichdindeed you were called in 12onebody; and ebe thankful.
Let 13the word of fChristrichlydwellwithin you, gwith allwisdom14teaching and admonishinghoneanother15with psalms and hymns and spiritualsongs, 16singingiwith thankfulness in your hearts to God.
1717Whatever you do in wordordeed, do all in the name of the LordJesus, 18givingthanksthrough Him to God the Father.
1819Wives, 20be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
1921Husbands, love your wives and do not be embitteredagainst them.
2022Children, be obedient to your parents in allthings, for this is well-pleasingjto the Lord.
2123Fathers, do not exasperate your children, so that they will not loseheart.
2224Slaves, in allthingsobeythose who are your masterskon earth, 25not with lexternalservice, as those who merely pleasemen, but with sincerity of heart, fearing the Lord.