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

  • Dennis
    Full of inspirations
  • Monica
    I love this. It seems to me, that many people have forgotten, or perhaps, they never learned the true meaning of a real marriage. If this was true, the divorce rate would not be so high. If people would go back to the basic foundation, the scripture, one"a life would be easier--it would have to be.
  • Lilian
    God can only bless the Couple and bind them into one. Husband and the wife will become in one flesh. It is very important to have a legally married for the marriage in the church is sacrament where the house of witnessing. But above all this couple must walk in spirit and not in the flesh. Obey God's words and meditate them every day. If the Couple need Jesus then you have everything that u Need
  • Mark Rubenstein
    God said , " Let Us Create Man in Our Image " . Us Our is more then one ! Why ? As God made Adam Eve joined in holy marriage they became one flesh . God sows He is one God, Father Son Spirit, joined in 3 forms . We were made in His image , Body Soul Spirit . God wants us to be a team . As a team , ie. , the body of Christ , we can reflect His light to those in spiritual darkness ! " Hear all Israel the Lord, our God , the Lord is One " ! Unconditional love comes from Above !
  • Abogah
    It appears to me that the duty to love and to submit must go hand in hand and none should be demanded. I can imagine the difficulty of loving a non-submissive wife similarly the duty to reverence a non-loving husband. Both partners require the grace to fulfill their part of the requirements
  • Christopher ihe ijeoma
    Ephesians 5 speaks as a direct instruction from our MAKER on how to conduct ourselves in behavior, relationship and character.