Ephesians 5:6

“Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Let no man deceiue you with vaine words: for because of these things commeth the wrath of God vpon the children of disobedience.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Let no man deceive you with empty words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the sons of disobedience.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Do not be turned from the right way by foolish words; for because of these things the punishment of God comes on those who do not put themselves under him.
- Basic English Bible

Let no one deceive you with vain words, for on account of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.
- Darby Bible

Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.
- Webster's Bible

Let no one deceive you with empty words, for it is on account of these very sins that God's anger is coming upon the disobedient.
- Weymouth Bible

Let no one deceive you with empty words. For because of these things, the wrath of God comes on the children of disobedience.
- World English Bible

No man disseyue you bi veyn wordis; for whi for these thingis the wraththe of God cam on the sones of vnbileue.
- Wycliffe Bible

Let no one deceive you with vain words, for because of these things cometh the anger of God upon the sons of the disobedience,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 5:6


5:6 Because of these things - As innocent as the heathens esteem them, and as those dealers in vain words would persuade you to think them.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 5:6


Eph 5:6 Let no man deceive you with vain words. With artful pleas that sinful things are not sinful. For because of these things cometh the wrath of God. Because of just such sins as they excuse, God's wrath will be visited upon all who live in disobedience.

Discussion for Ephesians 5

  • GERALDINE
    I Thank God for instructions. We ask God How can we please you? or How do I make sure I'm on the right track? Then Scriptures like these and Chapters 3
  • Corlis Ferguson
    When praying for a word to give you the Lord laid Ephesians 5 on my heart. When I read it I began to pick out certain scriptures and the Lord would whisper "No, I said Ephesians 5" So I believe the Lord wants you to read the whole chapter. I love you, Randy......always will.
  • Gregory Washington
    It's. just what l needed
  • Ahuwa Chiamaka
    We should always live the way that God wants us to live
  • Wayne
    Shun the very appearance of evil. Always look the other way. Praise The Lord, the power is in Christ Jesus!!! Look up, lift up your heads, our Redemption draweth nigh!
  • 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.

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