Parallel Bible results for Ephesians 5:1-6

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Ephesians 5:1-6

ASV 1 Be ye therefore imitators of God, as beloved children; NIV 1 Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children ASV 2 and walk in love, even as Christ also loved you, and gave himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for an odor of a sweet smell. NIV 2 and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. ASV 3 But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be named among you, as becometh saints; NIV 3 But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God's holy people. ASV 4 nor filthiness, nor foolish talking, or jesting, which are not befitting: but rather giving of thanks. NIV 4 Nor should there be obscenity, foolish talk or coarse joking, which are out of place, but rather thanksgiving. ASV 5 For this ye know of a surety, that no fornicator, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God. NIV 5 For of this you can be sure: No immoral, impure or greedy person--such a man is an idolater--has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God. ASV 6 Let no man deceive you with empty words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the sons of disobedience. NIV 6 Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of such things God's wrath comes on those who are disobedient.