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

  • Irene123
    Eph. 5:21 - "Since God is the source of all power, authority; when we submit to His Word we submit to Him. Yes, submit. By using the 'S' word God is saying, "I am not saying you have to like it before you do it." Matt. 11:30. All power; the simple act of being able to use our jaws to chew, to talk, to point a finger at an object, to scratch your toes together when they itch; He's the source .....
  • 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 5:7 BE NOT YOU THEREFORE PARTAKERS WITH THEM
  • BSP
    We should thank God for all the good that we are able to enjoy. Jehovah a God has given us the gift of life and any good that we enjoy is truly because he allows us to exist.
  • I AM
    Whoso privily slanders his neighbor, him will I cut off: him that has a high look and a proud heart will not I suffer. Behold, I am against thee, O thou most proud, says the Lord GOD of hosts: for thy day is come, the time that I will visit thee. And the most proud shall stumble and fall, and none shall raise him up: and I will kindle a fire in his cities, and it shall devour all round about him.
  • Irene123
    V. Ship - I really enjoyed your message on Eph.; It was 'refreshing' - to say the least - LOL.
  • LadyA
    LOVE THE LORD GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, WITH ALL YOUR MIND AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL.