Ephesians 6:23

“Peace be to the brethren, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Peace be to the brethren, and loue, with faith from God the Father, and the Lord Iesus Christ.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Peace be to the brethren, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Peace be to the brethren, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Peace be to the brothers, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
- Basic English Bible

Peace to the brethren, and love with faith, from God [the] Father and [the] Lord Jesus Christ.
- Darby Bible

Peace be to the brethren, and love with faith from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
- Webster's Bible

Peace be to the brethren, and love combined with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
- Weymouth Bible

Peace be to the brothers, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
- World English Bible

Pees to britheren, and charite, with feith of God oure fadir, and of the Lord Jhesu Crist.
- Wycliffe Bible

Peace to the brethren, and love, with faith, from God the Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 6:23


6:23 Peace - This verse recapitulates the whole epistle.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 6:23


Eph 6:23,24 Peace [be] to the brethren, etc. As was his custom he closes with a benediction. Compare those of the preceding Epistles. NOTE.--Some have urged that the absence of individual salutations is a proof that this letter could not have been addressed to the Ephesians where he was so well acquainted. The same argument might apply to the Corinthian, Galatian and Philippian letters also, and indeed his letters to all the churches which he had founded. It rather implies that his acquaintances were so numerous that he could hardly have space to single out individuals, and sent his personal salutations by the messengers. Besides, there are reasons for the opinion that the Ephesian letter was intended also for other churches of "Asia".

Discussion for Ephesians 6

  • A disciple
    "Put on the whole armor of God that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil." "the wiles of the devil" are tricks or stratagems intended to ensnare or deceive; his skill in outwitting; used by alluring and enticement of the lusts of the flesh and vanity of the mind to make us sin. The devil has multitudes of willing and yielded servants through whom to attack us out of the ambush.
  • Cheryl
    So when God form man from the dust of Earth and breath the breath of life in him he did not say man was a spirit but upon death our life breath returns to him when did he say man had separate form other than one he gave us
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    Codes of good practice for children and servants are here. Also, we should “put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places….that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day
  • Emanuel Fernandes
    Mystery of inquitity it's describing a Christians true enemy which is the spiritual realm your enemies are not just your sinful flesh it's the devils that tempt your sinful flesh controlled by the god of this world your adversary the devil
  • A disciple
    Hi Cheryl; What it means is that there is a spiritual world underlying the physical world as we see it; and that it is not against flesh and blood, but against spirits and their dominions over men and whole regions of the world. We can see that happening in the smallest towns and the largest cities and entire Countries and cultures what great spiritual and moral war right now is everywhere.
  • Bruce
    Cheryl: We are fighting against Satan and his influence on the world. Without The Armor of God we are doomed. Verse 11-13

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