Ephesians 1:16

“Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Cease not to giue thankes for you, making mention of you in my prayers,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

do not cease giving thanks for you, while making mention {of you} in my prayers;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

cease not to give thanks for you, making mention `of you' in my prayers;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Give praise without end for you, keeping you in mind in my prayers;
- Basic English Bible

do not cease giving thanks for you, making mention [of you] at my prayers,
- Darby Bible

Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers;
- Webster's Bible

offer never ceasing thanks on your behalf while I make mention of you in my prayers.
- Weymouth Bible

don't cease to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers,
- World English Bible

ceesse not to do thankyngis for you, makynge mynde of you in my preieris;
- Wycliffe Bible

do not cease giving thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 1:16


1:16 I cease not - In all my solemn addresses to God. To give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers - So he did of all the churches, #Col 1:9|.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 1:16


Eph 1:16 Cease not to give thanks for you. Because he heard so favorable a report.

Discussion for Ephesians 1

  • Joyce Cardoza
    God said you must rightly devide the word, and we are also in the dispensation of Grace, the entire Bible is written for us, but not every verse is addressed to us, or written about us, if you read the red letters of Jesus Christ, then read what He taught after he paid our sin debt, and you really knew how to read and teach the truth, you would not teach the way you do, Ephesians 2:8 it was hidden
  • Michael c theriault
    thank you lord for saving me lord and washing my sins away
  • Clyde Lester Banks
    I believe that Ephesians is the definition of the salvation method of all the believers. Who believe that Jesus Christ is the one true God, and the creator of all the people of the Earth, and Angels, and all things from the foundation of the world. Called to be saints by receiving the spirit of God in them-with the Holy Ghost of God. They that worship Him, must worship him in spirit and in truth.
  • Word
    Bible reader that's true and God is a righteous Judge so when the Great White Throne Judgment occurrs it is your actions and what you did is what condemns a person or if good they get good rewards. If one truly is sorry and that sin is heart felt because God knows and one ask for forgiveness it will be cleared through Christ.
  • Bible reader
    JESUS loves everyone NOT the sin that the individual does.
  • Word
    Chosen saints the elect before the foundation because they knew and know the truth of the word. Predestin from before the foundation. Reads like Jeremiah that GOD KNEW them before this earth age of the flesh and they are destin to stand with Christ.

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