Parallel Bible results for Ephesians 6:1-9

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Ephesians 6:1-9

NRS 1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. NIV 1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. NRS 2 "Honor your father and mother"—this is the first commandment with a promise: NIV 2 “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise— NRS 3 "so that it may be well with you and you may live long on the earth." NIV 3 “so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.” NRS 4 And, fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. NIV 4 Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord. NRS 5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, in singleness of heart, as you obey Christ; NIV 5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear, and with sincerity of heart, just as you would obey Christ. NRS 6 not only while being watched, and in order to please them, but as slaves of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart. NIV 6 Obey them not only to win their favor when their eye is on you, but as slaves of Christ, doing the will of God from your heart. NRS 7 Render service with enthusiasm, as to the Lord and not to men and women, NIV 7 Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not people, NRS 8 knowing that whatever good we do, we will receive the same again from the Lord, whether we are slaves or free. NIV 8 because you know that the Lord will reward each one for whatever good they do, whether they are slave or free. NRS 9 And, masters, do the same to them. Stop threatening them, for you know that both of you have the same Master in heaven, and with him there is no partiality. NIV 9 And masters, treat your slaves in the same way. Do not threaten them, since you know that he who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no favoritism with him.

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