Parallel Bible results for Ephesians 5:1-6

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Ephesians 5:1-6

NRS 1 Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children, NIV 1 Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children NRS 2 and live in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. 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. NRS 3 But fornication and impurity of any kind, or greed, must not even be mentioned among you, as is proper among 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. NRS 4 Entirely out of place is obscene, silly, and vulgar talk; but instead, let there be thanksgiving. NIV 4 Nor should there be obscenity, foolish talk or coarse joking, which are out of place, but rather thanksgiving. NRS 5 Be sure of this, that no fornicator or impure person, or one who is greedy (that is, an idolater), has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of 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. NRS 6 Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes on those who are disobedient. NIV 6 Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of such things God's wrath comes on those who are disobedient.