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

  • 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.

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