|New Revised Standard (NRS)
||New International Version (NIV)
18 Slaves, accept the authority of your masters with all deference, not only those who are kind and gentle but also those who are harsh.
18 Slaves, submit yourselves to your masters with all respect, not only to those who are good and considerate, but also to those who are harsh.
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