5 1Slaves, be obedient to those who are your masters according to the flesh, with 2fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart, 3as to Christ;

References for Ephesians 6:5

    • a 6:5 - I.e. earthly masters, with fear
      6 4not by way of eyeservice, as 5men-pleasers, but as 6slaves of Christ, 7doing the will of God from the heart.

      References for Ephesians 6:6

        • b 6:6 - Lit "according to"
        • c 6:6 - Lit "soul"
          7 With good will render service, 8as to the Lord, and not to men,

          References for Ephesians 6:7

            • d 6:7 - Lit "rendering"
              8 9knowing that 10whatever * good thing each one does, this he will receive back from the Lord, 11whether slave or free.

              References for Ephesians 6:8

              9 And masters, do the same things to them, and 12give up threatening, knowing that 13both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is 14no partiality with Him.

              References for Ephesians 6:9