New Living Translation
Children, obey your parents because you belong to the Lord, for this is the right thing to do.
King James Bible
Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.
Darby Bible Translation
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is just.
World English Bible
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
Young's Literal Translation
The children! obey your parents in the Lord, for this is righteous;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:1 Children, obey your parents - In all things lawful. The will of the parent is a law to the child. In the Lord - For his sake. For this is right - Manifestly just and reasonable.
LibraryA Soldier's Shoes
'Your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace.'--Eph. vi. 15. Paul drew the first draft of this picture of the Christian armour in his first letter. It is a finished picture here. One can fancy that the Roman soldier to whom he was chained in his captivity, whilst this letter was being written, unconsciously sat for his likeness, and that each piece of his accoutrements was seized in succession by the Apostle's imagination and turned to a Christian use. It is worth noticing that there …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture Ephesians, Peter,John
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"Suppose a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who will not obey his father or mother, even though they discipline him.
"I will do everything you say," Ruth replied.
My son, obey your father's commands, and don't neglect your mother's instruction.
Listen to your father, who gave you life, and don't despise your mother when she is old.
So we have obeyed him in all these things. We have never had a drink of wine to this day, nor have our wives, our sons, or our daughters.
Then Jeremiah turned to the Recabites and said, "This is what the LORD of Heaven's Armies, the God of Israel, says: 'You have obeyed your ancestor Jehonadab in every respect, following all his instructions.'
Children, always obey your parents, for this pleases the Lord.
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