New Living Translation
Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words, and slander, as well as all types of evil behavior.
King James Bible
Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:
Darby Bible Translation
Let all bitterness, and heat of passion, and wrath, and clamour, and injurious language, be removed from you, with all malice;
World English Bible
Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, outcry, and slander, be put away from you, with all malice.
Young's Literal Translation
Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil-speaking, be put away from you, with all malice,
Ephesians 4:31 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:31 Let all bitterness - The height of settled anger, opposite to kindness, ver.32. And wrath - Lasting displeasure toward the ignorant, and them that are out of the way, opposite to tenderheartedness. And anger - The very first risings of disgust at those that injure you, opposite to forgiving one another. And clamour - Or bawling. I am not angry, says one; but it is my way to speak so. Then unlearn that way: it is the way to hell. And evil speaking - Be it in ever so mild and soft a tone, or with ever such professions of kindness. Here is a beautiful retrogradation, beginning with the highest, and descending to the lowest, degree of the want of love.
LibraryNineteenth Sunday after Trinity Duty to New and Old Man.
Text: Ephesians 4, 22-28. 22 That ye put away, as concerning your former manner of life, the old man, that waxeth corrupt after the lusts of deceit; 23 and that ye be renewed in the spirit of your mind, 24 and put on the new man, that after God hath been created in righteousness and holiness of truth. 25 Wherefore, putting away falsehood, speak ye truth each one with his neighbor: for we are members one of another. 26 Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath: 27 neither give …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. III
The Calling and the Kingdom
The Goal of Progress
A Dark Picture and a Bright Hope
Stop being angry! Turn from your rage! Do not lose your temper--it only leads to harm.
"Their mouths are full of cursing and bitterness."
throw off your old sinful nature and your former way of life, which is corrupted by lust and deception.
So stop telling lies. Let us tell our neighbors the truth, for we are all parts of the same body.
But now is the time to get rid of anger, rage, malicious behavior, slander, and dirty language.
Husbands, love your wives and never treat them harshly.
1 Peter 2:1
So get rid of all evil behavior. Be done with all deceit, hypocrisy, jealousy, and all unkind speech.
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