6:1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.
6:1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.

6:2 Honor thy father and mother (which is the first commandment with promise),
6:2 HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER (which is the first commandment with a promise),

6:3 that it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.
6:3 THAT IT MAY BE WELL WITH YOU, AND THAT YOU MAY LIVE LONG ON THE EARTH.

6:4 And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but nurture them in the chastening and admonition of the Lord.
6:4 And, fathers, do not provoke your children to anger; but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

6:5 Servants, be obedient unto them that according to the flesh are your masters, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ;
6:5 Slaves, be obedient to those who are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart, as to Christ;

6:6 not in the way of eyeservice, as men-pleasers; but as servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart;
6:6 not by way of eyeservice, as men-pleasers, but as slaves of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart.

6:7 with good will doing service, as unto the Lord, and not unto men:
6:7 With good will render service, as to the Lord, and not to men,

6:8 knowing that whatsoever good thing each one doeth, the same shall he receive again from the Lord, whether (he be) bond or free.
6:8 knowing that whatever good thing each one does, this he will receive back from the Lord, whether slave or free.

6:9 And, ye masters, do the same things unto them, and forbear threatening: knowing that he who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no respect of persons with him.
6:9 And, masters, do the same things to them, and give up threatening, knowing that both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no partiality with Him.

6:10 Finally, be strong in the Lord, and in the strength of his might.
6:10 Finally, be strong in the Lord, and in the strength of His might.

6:11 Put on the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
6:11 Put on the full armor of God, that you may be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil.

6:12 For our wrestling is not against flesh and blood, but against the principalities, against the powers, against the world-rulers of this darkness, against the spiritual (hosts) of wickedness in the heavenly (places).
6:12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual [forces] of wickedness in the heavenly [places.]

6:13 Wherefore take up the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and, having done all, to stand.
6:13 Therefore, take up the full armor of God, that you may be able to resist in the evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm.

6:14 Stand therefore, having girded your loins with truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,
6:14 Stand firm therefore, HAVING GIRDED YOUR LOINS WITH TRUTH, and HAVING PUT ON THE BREASTPLATE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS,

6:15 and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace;
6:15 and having shod YOUR FEET WITH THE PREPARATION OF THE GOSPEL OF PEACE;

6:16 withal taking up the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the evil (one).
6:16 in addition to all, taking up the shield of faith with which you will be able to extinguish all the flaming missiles of the evil [one.]

6:17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:
6:17 And take THE HELMET OF SALVATION, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.

6:18 with all prayer and supplication praying at all seasons in the Spirit, and watching thereunto in all perseverance and supplication for all the saints,
6:18 With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints,

6:19 And on my behalf, that utterance may be given unto me in opening my mouth, to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel,
6:19 and [pray] on my behalf, that utterance may be given to me in the opening of my mouth, to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel,

6:20 for which I am an ambassador in chains; that in it I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.
6:20 for which I am an ambassador in chains; that in [proclaiming] it I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.

6:21 But that ye also may know my affairs, how I do, Tychicus, the beloved brother and faithful minister in the Lord, shall make known to you all things:
6:21 But that you also may know about my circumstances, how I am doing, Tychicus, the beloved brother and faithful minister in the Lord, will make everything known to you.

6:22 whom I have sent unto you for this very purpose, that ye may know our state, and that he may comfort your hearts.
6:22 And I have sent him to you for this very purpose, so that you may know about us, and that he may comfort your hearts.

6:23 Peace be to the brethren, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
6:23 Peace be to the brethren, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

6:24 Grace be with all them that love our Lord Jesus Christ with (a love) incorruptible.
6:24 Grace be with all those who love our Lord Jesus Christ with [a love] incorruptible.