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 for Ephesians 5:20

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 for Ephesians 5:20

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 5:20

  • Barbara Wells on Ephesians 5:20
  • MockingBird on Ephesians 5:20
    I am to always have a thankful heart. Thanksgiving unto my Lord opens the door to Blessings . I am so very Grateful and in Thanksgiving always for his Wonderful and Great Salvation He has provided through Jesus Christ. I am so Glad and Happy that I am a part of the family of God. I am Thankful to have a copy of His word. That right there is a tremendous Blessing. I have access by faith into this Grace wherein I stand. It is a Great privilege to be a child of the Great and Living God Almighty.
  • Isael Lema on Ephesians 5:20
    It is certain that we have all things in God through Jesus Christ our Lord and Saviour, and the use of father does show that he cares and he supplies all our needs. By God we know he is able to do everything and nothing is impossible with him. So thanking God "all things " is a kind of faith that shows. that we know who he really is. A supplier and able God.
  • Heavenly Father I give thanks to every blessing every struggle that you have carried us through every storm for answering my prayers for listening to my prayers giving us the opportunity to wake up and go on through our day with you beside me to give me strength Dear heavenly father I thank you for never leaving me or forsaken me for being with each one of my children and my grand children We thank you for our jobs for financial blessings for our health for the food on our table clothes on our back and a roof over our head dear lord Lord we love you and we need you we thank you for your knowledge to be obedient to your commandments and for giving us knowledge understanding and wisdom to do as you would want us to do Dear God we thank you for all you have done all that you are doing and all you are going to do We love you and honor you and glorify your holly name and we magnify you in Jesus name we pray Amen
  • When you feel down, you may find it difficult to give thanks. Take heart God works all things out for good if we love him and are fitting unto his plans (Romans 8:28). Thank God, not for your problems but for the strength he is building in you through the difficult experiences fothe life. You can be sure that God's perfect love will see you thought.
  • When offering prayers, we want to remember to give thanks to God. There are so many things to be thankful for each day and we want to make sure we are thanking God and not just asking for things in our prayers. As this verse brought out, we want to offer our prayers in the name of Christ Jesus.
  • LORD God,
    Thank you for the baptism in the Holy Spirit, every blessing, every gift, ignighting my faith, making it know in my heart the truth, your loving mercy, hope, and listening to every prayer I pray. Please help me know your will for me, and help me spread your good news. I love you. Watch over all your children with the loving care you have shown me.
    In Jesus's wonderful name.
  • Anonymous on Ephesians 5:20
    I'm confused by the separate reference "to God and to the Father", accepting ever since... that God and the Father are the same…


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