Ephesians 6:9
Good News Translation
Masters, behave in the same way toward your slaves and stop using threats. Remember that you and your slaves belong to the same Master in heaven, who judges everyone by the same standard.

Contemporary English Version
Slave owners, you must treat your slaves with this same respect. Don't threaten them. They have the same Master in heaven that you do, and he doesn't have favorites.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And you, masters, do the same things to them, forbearing threatenings: knowing that the Lord both of them and you is in heaven. And there is no respect of persons with him.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And you, masters, do the same things to them, forbearing threatenings: knowing that the Lord both of them and you is in heaven. And there is no respect of persons with him.

ye.

Leviticus 19:13 Thou shalt not calumniate thy neighbour, nor oppress him by violence. The wages of him that hath been hired by thee shall not abide with thee until the morning.

Leviticus 25:39-46 If thy brother constrained by poverty, sell himself to thee: thou shalt not oppress him with the service of bondservants. . . .

Deuteronomy 15:11-16 There will not be wanting poor in the land of thy habitation: therefore I command thee to open thy hand to thy needy and poor brother, that liveth in the land. . . .

Deuteronomy 24:14,15 Thou shalt not refuse the hire of the needy, and the poor, whether he be thy brother, or a stranger that dwelleth with thee in the land, and is within thy gates: . . .

Nehemiah 5:5,8,9 And now our flesh is as the flesh of our brethren: and our children as their children. Behold we bring into bondage our sons and our daughters, and some of our daughters are bondwomen already, neither have we wherewith to redeem them, and our fields and our vineyards other men possess. . . .

Job 24:10-12 From the naked and them that go without clothing, and from the hungry they have taken away the ears of corn. . . .

Job 31:13-15 If I have despised to abide judgment with my manservant, or my maidservant, when they had any controversy against me: . . .

Isaiah 47:6 I was angry with my people, I have polluted my inheritance, and have given them into thy hand: thou hast shewn no mercy to them: upon the ancient thou hast laid thy yoke exceeding heavy.

Isaiah 58:3-6 Why have we fasted, and thou hast not regarded: have we humbled our souls, and thou hast not taken notice? Behold in the day of your fast your own will is found, and you exact of all your debtors. . . .

Amos 8:4-7 And the hinges of the temple shall screak in that day, saith the Lord God: many shall die: silence shall be cast in every place. . . .

Malachi 3:5 And I will come to you in judgment, and will be a speedy witness against sorcerers, and adulterers, and false swearers, and them that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widows, and the fatherless: and oppress the stranger, and have not feared me, saith the Lord of hosts.

Colossians 4:1 Masters, do to your servants that which is just and equal: knowing that you also have a master in heaven.

James 5:4 Behold the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, which by fraud has been kept back by you, crieth: and the cry of them hath entered into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth.

the same.

Ephesians 6:5-7 Servants, be obedient to them that are your lords according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in the simplicity of your heart, as to Christ. . . .

Matthew 7:12 All things therefore whatsoever you would that men should do to you, do you also to them. For this is the law and the prophets.

Luke 6:31 And as you would that men should do to you, do you also to them in like manner.

James 2:8,13 If then you fulfil the royal law, according to the scriptures: Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself; you do well. . . .

forbearing.

Leviticus 25:43 Afflict him not by might: but fear thy God.

1 Samuel 15:17 And Samuel said: When thou wast a little one in thy own eyes, wast thou not made the head of the tribes of Israel? And the Lord anointed thee to be king over Israel.

Daniel 3:6,15 But if any man shall not fall down and adore, he shall the same hour be cast into a furnace of burning fire. . . .

Daniel 5:19,20 And for the greatness that he gave to him, all people, tribes, and languages trembled, and were afraid of him: whom he would, he slew: and whom he would, he destroyed: and whom he would, he set up: and whom he would, he brought down. . . .

knowing.

Psalm 140:12 I know that the Lord will do justice to the needy, and will revenge the poor.

Ecclesiastes 5:8 If thou shalt see the oppressions of the poor, and violent judgments, and justice perverted in the province, wonder not at this matter: for he that is high hath another higher, and there are others still higher than these:

Matthew 22:8,10 Then he saith to his servants: The marriage indeed is ready; but they that were invited were not worthy. . . .

Matthew 24:48,51 But if that evil servant shall say in his heart: My lord is long a coming: . . .

Luke 12:45,46 But if that servant shall say in his heart: My Lord is long a coming; and shall begin to strike the men-servants and maid-servants, and to eat and to drink and be drunk: . . .

John 13:13 You call me Master and Lord. And you say well: for so I am.

1 Corinthians 7:22 For he that is called in the Lord, being a bondman, is the freeman of the Lord. Likewise he that is called, being free, is the bondman of Christ.

your Master.

1 Corinthians 1:2 To the church of God that is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all that invoke the name of our Lord Jesus Christ in every place of theirs and ours.

Philippians 2:10,11 That in the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those that are in heaven, on earth, and under the earth: . . .

neither.

Acts 10:34 And Peter opening his mouth, said: in very deed I perceive that God is not a respecter of persons.

Romans 2:11 For there is no respect of persons with God.

Colossians 3:25 For he that doth wrong shall receive for that which he hath done wrongfully. And there is no respect of persons with God.

Context
Slaves and Masters
8Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man shall do, the same shall he receive from the Lord, whether he be bond or free. 9And you, masters, do the same things to them, forbearing threatenings: knowing that the Lord both of them and you is in heaven. And there is no respect of persons with him. 10Finally, brethren, be strengthened in the Lord and in the might of his power.…
Cross References
Leviticus 25:43
Afflict him not by might: but fear thy God.

Deuteronomy 10:17
Because the Lord your God he is the God of gods, and the Lord of lords, a great God and mighty and terrible, who accepteth no person nor taketh bribes.

Job 31:13
If I have despised to abide judgment with my manservant, or my maidservant, when they had any controversy against me:

Job 34:19
Who accepteth not the persons of princes: nor hath regarded the tyrant, when he contended against the poor man: for all are the work of his hands.

John 13:13
You call me Master and Lord. And you say well: for so I am.

Acts 10:34
And Peter opening his mouth, said: in very deed I perceive that God is not a respecter of persons.

Colossians 3:25
For he that doth wrong shall receive for that which he hath done wrongfully. And there is no respect of persons with God.

Colossians 4:1
Masters, do to your servants that which is just and equal: knowing that you also have a master in heaven.

Additional Translations
And masters, do the same for your slaves. Give up your use of threats, because you know that He who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no favoritism with Him.

And masters do the same things toward them, giving up threatening, knowing that also their master and yours is in the heavens, and there is no partiality with Him.

And, you masters, do the same things to them, forbearing threatening: knowing that your Master also is in heaven; neither is there respect of persons with him.

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.

And, masters, do the same things towards them, giving up threatening, knowing that both their and your Master is in heaven, and there is no acceptance of persons with him.

And, ye masters, do the same things unto them, and forbear threatening: knowing that both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no respect of persons with him.

And, ye masters, do the same things to them, forbearing threatening: knowing that your Master also is in heaven; neither is there respect of persons with him.

And you masters, act towards your slaves on the same principles, and refrain from threats. For you know that in Heaven there is One who is your Master as well as theirs, and that merely earthly distinctions there are none with Him.

You masters, do the same things to them, and give up threatening, knowing that he who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no partiality with him.

And the masters! the same things do ye unto them, letting threatening alone, having known that also your Master is in the heavens, and acceptance of persons is not with him.
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