and do not give the devil a foothold.128
Those who have been stealing must steal no longer, but must work,2 doing something useful with their own hands,3 that they may have something to share with those in need.429
Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths,5 but only what is helpful for building others up6 according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.
And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God,7 with whom you were sealed8 for the day of redemption.931
Get rid of10 all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice.1132
Be kind and compassionate to one another,12 forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.13