New Living Translation
Masters, be just and fair to your slaves. Remember that you also have a Master--in heaven.
King James Bible
Masters, give unto your servants that which is just and equal; knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven.
Darby Bible Translation
Masters, give to bondmen what is just and fair, knowing that ye also have a Master in the heavens.
World English Bible
Masters, give to your servants that which is just and equal, knowing that you also have a Master in heaven.
Young's Literal Translation
The masters! that which is righteous and equal to the servants give ye, having known that ye also have a Master in the heavens.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:1 Just - According to your contract. Equitable - Even beyond the letter of your contract.
LibraryThe Voyage and Shipwreck
[This chapter is based on Acts 27; 28:1-10.] At last Paul was on his way to Rome. "When it was determined," Luke writes, "that we should sail into Italy, they delivered Paul and certain other prisoners unto one named Julius, a centurion of Augustus' band. And entering into a ship of Adramyttium, we launched, meaning to sail by the coasts of Asia; one Aristarchus, a Macedonian of Thessalonica, being with us." In the first century of the Christian Era traveling by sea was attended with peculiar hardship …
Ellen Gould White—The Acts of the Apostles
Twenty-Eighth Day that all God's People May Know the Holy Spirit
Show your fear of God by not treating them harshly.
Masters, treat your slaves in the same way. Don't threaten them; remember, you both have the same Master in heaven, and he has no favorites.
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