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

  • A disciple
    "This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church." Jesus taught the contentious Jews (John 8) that being Abraham's seed didn't make them Children; but those walking after the same Spirit that Abraham walked those are the true Children. So with respect to being Children of God by faith in Jesus Christ our Lord it is known what kind we are by the kind of behavior and character.
  • Steve morrow
    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 COLOSSIANS 2:8 BEWARE LEST --ANY MAN-- SPOIL YOU THROUGH PHILOSOPHY AND VAIN DECEIT AFTER THE TRADITION OF MEN AFTER THE RUDIMENTS OF THE WORLD AND NOT AFTER CHRIST
  • Ray321
    John 13:34-35 A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another. AMEN
  • Geraldine cole
    Praise another day the Lord Jesus has been merciful to us let us rejoice in it honor him love one another and be truthful to all people study the word ask for understanding let not look down on anyone or mistreat anyone why Jesus is looking down on the Earth we shall reap what we have sowd out .remember if u are saved it was not u who saved u it was Jesus who draw u to him
  • Ray321
    1 John 4:1-2 1 Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world. 2 Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God: The Word of God will deliver us from evil. The Word is Alive.
  • Steve morrow
    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 1 JOHN 3:10 IN THIS THE --- CHILDREN OF GOD ARE MANIFEST AND THE CHILDREN OF the devil WHOSOEVER DOETH NOT RIGHTEOUSNESS --- IS NOT OF GOD ---NEITHER HE THAT LOVETH NOT HIS BROTHER