Ephesians 6:4

4 Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, 1but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Ephesians 6:4 In-Context

2 "Honor your father and mother" (this is the first commandment with a promise),
3 "that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land."
4 Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, with a sincere heart, as you would Christ,
6 not by the way of eye-service, as people-pleasers, but as servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart,

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Cross References 1

  • 1. Genesis 18:19; Deuteronomy 4:9; Deuteronomy 6:7; Deuteronomy 11:19; Psalms 78:4; Proverbs 19:18; Proverbs 22:6; Proverbs 29:17; [2 Timothy 3:15]
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