Ephesians 5:20

“Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Giuing thankes alwayes for all things vnto God, and the Father, in the Name of our Lord Iesus Christ,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

always giving thanks for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God, even the Father;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

giving thanks always for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God, even the Father;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Giving praise at all times for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to God, even the Father;
- Basic English Bible

giving thanks at all times for all things to him [who is] God and [the] Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,
- Darby Bible

Giving thanks always for all things to God and the Father, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;
- Webster's Bible

Always and for everything let your thanks to God the Father be presented in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;
- Weymouth Bible

giving thanks always concerning all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to God, even the Father;
- World English Bible

euermore doynge thankingis for alle thingis in the name of oure Lord Jhesu Crist to God and to the fadir.
- Wycliffe Bible

giving thanks always for all things, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to the God and Father;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 5:20


5:20 Giving thanks - At all times and places. And for all things - Prosperous or adverse, since al] work together for good. In the name of, or through, our Lord Jesus Christ - By whom we receive all good things.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 5:20


Eph 5:20 Giving thanks always. This is often done in songs. In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. All our worship is in the name of Christ.

Discussion for Ephesians 5

  • Gregory Washington
    It's. just what l needed
  • Bill
    Ephesians 5:3
    Can I challenge you to think like Paul is challenging us to think? God"s plan is that we not allow fornication, or uncleanness, or covetousness into our lives. NOT ONE TIME. No pornography at all. NONE. No worldly movie at all. NONE. How in the world do we accomplish this in this particular generation? Memorize and meditate on this verse and others like it.
  • Anonymous for verse 4
    If anything about this world standard is anything to by, we find that there is so much filthiness in words, actions even in our ways of life , believers are admonished not copy or conform to the standard of this world Roms 12:2, the church must as a matter of importance teach the believers to be honourable in their words and actions at the same time learn to give thanks to God in all things.
  • Tonya Wilkie pisse
    Giving you father God , praise glory in the name of your son , Jesus Christ, Amen
  • Norm
    John 11:26 And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this?
  • Norm
    1 Corinthians 15:51 Behold, I shew you a mystery We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, 52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. 53 For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality. 1 Thessalonians 4:14 For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him. 15 For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep. 16 For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: 17 Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. 18 Wherefore comfort one another with these words.