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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Let no man deceiue you with vaine words: for because of these things commeth the wrath of God vpon the children of disobedience.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Let no man deceive you with empty words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the sons of disobedience.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Do not be turned from the right way by foolish words; for because of these things the punishment of God comes on those who do not put themselves under him.
- Basic English Bible

Let no one deceive you with vain words, for on account of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.
- Darby Bible

Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.
- Webster's Bible

Let no one deceive you with empty words, for it is on account of these very sins that God's anger is coming upon the disobedient.
- Weymouth Bible

Let no one deceive you with empty words. For because of these things, the wrath of God comes on the children of disobedience.
- World English Bible

No man disseyue you bi veyn wordis; for whi for these thingis the wraththe of God cam on the sones of vnbileue.
- Wycliffe Bible

Let no one deceive you with vain words, for because of these things cometh the anger of God upon the sons of the disobedience,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 5:6


5:6 Because of these things - As innocent as the heathens esteem them, and as those dealers in vain words would persuade you to think them.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 5:6


Eph 5:6 Let no man deceive you with vain words. With artful pleas that sinful things are not sinful. For because of these things cometh the wrath of God. Because of just such sins as they excuse, God's wrath will be visited upon all who live in disobedience.

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.

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