Ephesians 6:8

8 1knowing that whatever good anyone does, this he will receive back from the Lord, 2whether he is a slave or free.

Ephesians 6:8 Meaning and Commentary

Ephesians 6:8

Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man doth
According to the will of God, from right principles in his heart, and with a view to God's glory:

the same shall he receive of the Lord;
that is, he shall receive the fruit and advantage of it, in a way of grace,

whether [he be] bond or free;
a bondman or a free man, a master or a servant.

Ephesians 6:8 In-Context

6 not by the way of eye-service, as people-pleasers, but as servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart,
7 rendering service with a good will as to the Lord and not to man,
8 knowing that whatever good anyone does, this he will receive back from the Lord, whether he is a slave or free.
9 Masters, do the same to them, and stop your threatening, knowing that he who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and that there is no partiality with him.
10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.

Cross References 2

  • 1. See Psalms 62:12
  • 2. Galatians 3:28; Colossians 3:11