Ephesians 6:8

“Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man doeth, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Knowing that whatsoeuer good thing any man doeth, the same shall he receiue of the Lord, whether he be bond or free.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

knowing that whatever good thing each one does, this he will receive back from the Lord, whether slave or free.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

knowing that whatsoever good thing each one doeth, the same shall he receive again from the Lord, whether `he be' bond or free.
- American Standard Version (1901)

In the knowledge that for every good thing anyone does, he will have his reward from the Lord, If he is a servant or if he is free.
- Basic English Bible

knowing that whatever good each shall do, this he shall receive of [the] Lord, whether bond or free.
- Darby Bible

Knowing that whatever good thing any man doeth, the same will he receive from the Lord, whether he be bond or free.
- Webster's Bible

You well know that whatever right thing any one does, he will receive a requital for it from the Lord, whether he is a slave or a free man.
- Weymouth Bible

knowing that whatever good thing each one does, he will receive the same again from the Lord, whether he is bound or free.
- World English Bible

witinge that ech man, what euere good thing he schal do, he schal resseyue this of the Lord, whether seruaunt, whether fre man.
- Wycliffe Bible

having known that whatever good thing each one may do, this he shall receive from the Lord, whether servant or freeman.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 6:8


6:8 He shall receive the same - That is, a full and adequate recompence for it.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 6:8


Eph 6:8 Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man doeth, etc. If a man renders good service anywhere, whether he be bond or free, the Lord will see that he is rewarded.

Discussion for Ephesians 6

  • Ren
    Virginia Combs- 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. Who do you think they are talking about here.Against the powers of satan.
  • Brother BENJAMIM OTUDJE
    for brethren to be able to have victory over the Satan, must leave a righteous life,prayerfull, and also mediate on the word of God day and night.
  • Evangelist Louise Schmaling
    Amein Virginia !!! :)
  • I AM
    Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
    (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;)
  • 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

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