Ephesians 6:13

“Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Wherfore take vnto you the whole armour of God, that yee may be able to withstand in the euill day, and hauing done all, to stand.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore, take up the full armor of God, so that you will be able to resist in the evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wherefore take up the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and, having done all, to stand.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For this reason take up all the arms of God, so that you may be able to be strong in the evil day, and, having done all, to keep your place.
- Basic English Bible

For this reason take [to you] the panoply of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and, having accomplished all things, to stand.
- Darby Bible

Wherefore take to you the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore put on the complete armour of God, so that you may be able to stand your ground on the day of battle, and, having fought to the end, to remain victors on the field.
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore, put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and, having done all, to stand.
- World English Bible

Therfor take ye the armere of God, that ye moun ayenstonde in the yuel dai; and in alle thingis stonde perfit.
- Wycliffe Bible

because of this take ye up the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to resist in the day of the evil, and all things having done -- to stand.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 6:13


6:13 In the evil day - The war is perpetual; but the fight is one day less, another more, violent. The evil day is either at the approach of death, or in life; may be longer or shorter and admits of numberless varieties. And having done all, to stand - That ye may still keep on your armour, still stand upon your guard, still watch and pray; and thus ye will be enabled to endure unto the end, and stand with joy before the face of the Son of Man.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 6:13


Eph 6:13 Wherefore, take unto you the whole armour of God. Seeing you have such enemies, arm! Put on the whole armor of God. In the evil day. The day of peril and assault. To stand. To stand the assault, and to stand victorious, when it is beaten back.

Discussion for Ephesians 6

  • John
    We must first understand that the apostle Paul is speaking to those that are in Christ. Not everyone that profess to be a Christian is in Christ. They don't acknowledge that there is one lord, one faith and one baptism. To be in Christ is to be in the church that he purchased with his blood. The Ephesian letter is written to the church. You must obey the gospel of Christ to be added to his church
  • Agnes
    This verse is a teaching for human beings and their relationship to power. It is a reminder that the true power is God's. However, in our lives we come up against power-full figures. We must relate to them protected by the knowledge that it is God's truths that we are really struggling to make real: truth, righteousness, peace, faith. The fight is against man's interpretation of power.
  • Robert McBeath
    Romans 13:12,put on the armour of light.verse 14 put on the Lord Jesus Christ. Isaiah 59:16-17, it is YHWH Himself that puts on the armour. As a Pastor I have always taught that Ephesians 6:13 is what Paul states in Romans 13:14, put on the Lord Jesus Christ, in Him we always have victory!
  • Plummer harris
    I have recived everything I have from GOD including my life the HOLY SPIRIT YOU and his ARMOUR thank you for the every day readings.THANK YOU AMEN AMEN
  • MockingBird
    We get dressed every day. We would be in some kind of trouble with indecent exposeour !!! So as with God's armour : Unless we dress every day in His armour we are naked and cannot stand , we would be in some kind of trouble !!! The word says to put on : So we have to put it on : God is not going to put it on for us He has made the provision and we have the responsibility to do what God says !!!
  • Mbugua
    Comment*Our warfare is against the wiles (methods) of the deveil (Rom 13:12,14). We cast off the works of darkness and we put on the armour of light, we put on the Lord Jesus Christ and not walk in flesh to fulfill the lusts of the body