Ephesians 6:2

“Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise;)”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Honour thy father and mother, (which is the first commandement with promise,)
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER (which is the first commandment with a promise),
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Honor thy father and mother (which is the first commandment with promise),
- American Standard Version (1901)

Give honour to your father and mother (which is the first rule having a reward),
- Basic English Bible

Honour thy father and thy mother, which is the first commandment with a promise,
- Darby Bible

Honor thy father and mother (which is the first commandment with promise)
- Webster's Bible

"Honour your father and your mother" --this is the first Commandment which has a promise added to it--
- Weymouth Bible

Honor your father and mother, which is the first commandment with a promise:
- World English Bible

Onoure thou thi fadir and thi modir, that is the firste maundement in biheest;
- Wycliffe Bible

honour thy father and mother,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 6:2


6:2 Honour - That is, love, reverence, obey, assist, in all things. The mother is particularly mentioned, as being more liable to be slighted than the father. Which is the first commandment with a promise - For the promise implied in the second commandment does not belong to the keeping that command in particular, but the whole law. #Ex 20:12|


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 6:2


Eph 6:2 Honour thy father and mother. Both of them, both alike. Which is the first commandment with promise. The first of the ten commandments which has a promise attached (Ex 20:12).

Discussion for Ephesians 6

  • Virginia Combs
    Satan has no power at all the more you admonished him you give him power.GOD IS ALL POWER AND THERE IS NONE OTHER if you read Ephesians at all it says put on the whole armour of God so that you would be able to withstand the wiles of the devil it did not say anything about him having power
  • SONIA P
    PTL to all
    With respect to the Holy Words of GOD. When children obey their parents, then they will grow up learning to obey GOD. Being strong in the Lord
  • Reg
    Do uu know the enemy of your soul?
  • Irene123
    Very well said, Aggy M.
  • BSP
    When we consider how powerful Satan is then we really need to take advantage of and use every provision that Jehovah God has given us so that we can successfully resist the schemes of the Devil.
  • Steve morrow
    eph 6:13 wherefore take unto you the whole armour of GOD that you may be able to withstand in the evil day and having done all to stand 6:14 stand therefore having your loins girt about with truth and having the breastplate of righteousness TITUS 1:9 HOLDING FAST THE FAITHFUL WORD AS HE HATH BEEN TAUGHT THAT HE MAY BE ABLE BY SOUND DOCTRINE BOTH TO EXHORT AND TO CONVINCE THE GAINSAYERS

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