Ephesians 6:20

“For which I am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For which I am an ambassador in bonds, that therein I may speake boldly, as I ought to speake.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

for which I am an ambassador in chains; that in {proclaiming} it I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for which I am an ambassador in chains; that in it I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For which I am a representative in chains, and that I may say without fear the things which it is right for me to say.
- Basic English Bible

for which I am an ambassador [bound] with a chain, that I may be bold in it as I ought to speak.
- Darby Bible

For which I am an embassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.
- Webster's Bible

to spread which I am an ambassador in chains--so that when telling them I may speak out boldly as I ought.
- Weymouth Bible

for which I am an ambassador in chains; that in it I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.
- World English Bible

for which Y am set in message in a chayne; so that in it Y be hardi to speke, as it bihoueth me.
- Wycliffe Bible

for which I am an ambassador in a chain, that in it I may speak freely -- as it behoveth me to speak.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 6:20


6:20 An ambassador in bonds - The ambassadors of men usually appear in great pomp. How differently does the ambassador of Christ appear!


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 6:20


Eph 6:20 For which. The gospel. I am an ambassador in bonds. As an ambassador is sent to a foreign court to declare the will of the king, so Paul, though in chains, was Christ's ambassador sent to Rome to declare the will of his King.

Discussion for Ephesians 6

  • Donna
    A parent should never behave in a way to provoke a child to hate, nor should they teach a child to hate. Raise a child to walk in love, respect and tolerance. Help them to be good people.
  • Tilda
    Aimen,glory to God who gives us His word clearly,the word says instruct a child in the way he should go so that when he grows he will not depart from it,meaning it is the role of the parents to groom children in a God's way which does not lead to wrath for wrath comes as a punishment of sinning before God,its a responsibility as a parent to bring your children to the light of God so that they will be able to live right.before God and also to respect you as a parent........................................ Now helping a mother with a problem with her husband,its your role to pray for your family and husband because the word of God says a husband is made holly by a wife who prays,meaning be ye faithful to God and He will help you and not trying to remedy sin by sin
  • Gwendolyn Daniel
    God IS READY for war. He's Ready to take on the enemy head on!!!!!!!! Be watchful of your next temptation because it could be your next Battle and VICTORY
  • Anomonyous
    I am so very thankful for the Holy Ghost, and the Comforter along with the Devine Teacher that leads the truth seekers in to all Truth. For me Ephesian 6:10-12 is a very timely Word for me, as the world is growing darker every day, along with the wiles of the devil, the devil is not playing and their are many people who are fainting, they cannot take the wiles of the devil, Call On Jesus
  • Jacob Friesen
    It is God's divine holiness which we live by that stops all the firey darts of the enemy: Being transformed into the likeness of Christ Romans 8:29 we have the support in Isaiah 11:5 our loins are girdles with righteousness and our reins with faithfulness. The reins are the conscience and the mind; it is the faithful reins that bring into our heart what we aught to live by, and will live by.
  • Jose
    I think you answered your own question why do people still have multiple locks on the door because bad things happen to good people so you must protect yourself and your family just because you are with God and have his armor on does not mean that the people outside are with God and God also said we must be submissive not dumb careles we must forgive but not forget that is what defines us from God

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