Ephesians 6:4



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

King James Version

And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

Holman Bible

And fathers, don't stir up anger in your children, but bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.

International Standard Version

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up by training and instructing them about the Lord.

A Conservative Version

And ye fathers, do not exasperate your children, but rear them in the training and admonition of Lord.

American Standard Version

And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but nurture them in the chastening and admonition of the Lord.

Amplified

Fathers, do not irritate and provoke your children to anger [do not exasperate them to resentment], but rear them [tenderly] in the training and discipline and the counsel and admonition of the Lord.

An Understandable Version

And you fathers [Note: This word probably includes both parents], do not stir up your children to become angry, but bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.

Anderson New Testament

And you fathers, do not provoke your children to anger: but bring them up in the instruction and discipline of the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

And, you fathers, do not make your children angry: but give them training in the teaching and fear of the Lord.

Common New Testament

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and you fathers don't exasperate your children: but instruct them in the discipline and institution of the Lord.

Darby Translation

And ye fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and admonition of the Lord.

Godbey New Testament

And fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Goodspeed New Testament

You fathers, too, must not irritate your children, but you must bring them up with Christian training and instruction.

John Wesley New Testament

And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath, but bring them up in the instruction and discipline of the Lord.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath, but bring them up in the discipline and admonition of the Lord.

Julia Smith Translation

And, fathers, be not angry with your children: but bring them up in the instruction and reminding of the Lord.

King James 2000

And, you fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And fathers, do not make your children angry, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Modern King James verseion

And fathers, do not provoke your children to wrath, but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And ye fathers, move not your children to wrath: but bring them up with the nurture and information of the Lord.

Moffatt New Testament

As for you fathers, do not exasperate your children, but bring them up in the discipline and on the admonitions of the Lord.

Montgomery New Testament

And you fathers, do not irritate your children, but bring them up in the nature and admonition of the Lord.

NET Bible

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but raise them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

New Heart English Bible

And fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but nurture them in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

New simplified Bible

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger but nurture them in the discipline and instruction of God.

Noyes New Testament

And, ye fathers, stir not up the anger of your children, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Sawyer New Testament

And, fathers, provoke not your children, but bring them up in the instruction and admonition of the Lord.

The Emphasized Bible

And ye fathers, be not provoking your children to anger, but be nourishing them up in the discipline and admonition of the Lord.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And, ye fathers, exasperate not your children: but educate them in the discipline and admonition of the Lord.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And fathers, do not irritate your children, but bring them up with Christian discipline and instruction.

Webster

And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

Weymouth New Testament

And you, fathers, do not irritate your children, but bring them up tenderly with true Christian training and advice.

Williams New Testament

You parents, too, must stop exasperating your children, but continue to bring them up with the sort of education and counsel the Lord approves.

World English Bible

You fathers, don't provoke your children to wrath, but nurture them in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Worrell New Testament

And, fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and admonition of the Lord.

Worsley New Testament

And ye fathers, do not exasperate your children: but educate them in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the fathers! provoke not your children, but nourish them in the instruction and admonition of the Lord.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

ye

which , who , the things , the son ,
Usage: 0

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

παροργίζω 
Parorgizo 
Usage: 2

not
μή 
me 
not , no , that not , God forbid 9 , lest , neither , no man , but , none , not translated ,
Usage: 493

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your , you , ye , yours , not tr. ,
Usage: 371

τέκνον 
Teknon 
Usage: 69

to wrath
παροργίζω 
Parorgizo 
Usage: 2

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but , yea , yet , nevertheless , howbeit , nay , therefore , save , not tr ,
Usage: 461

ἐκτρέφω 
Ektrepho 
Usage: 2


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

up
ἐκτρέφω 
Ektrepho 
Usage: 2

in
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

the nurture
παιδεία 
Paideia 
Usage: 6

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

νουθεσία 
Nouthesia 
Usage: 3

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References

Context Readings

Children And Parents

3 SO THAT IT MAY BE WELL WITH YOU, AND THAT YOU MAY LIVE LONG ON THE EARTH. 4 Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. 5 Slaves, be obedient to those who are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart, as to Christ;


Cross References

Deuteronomy 6:7

"You shall teach them diligently to your sons and shall talk of them when you sit in your house and when you walk by the way and when you lie down and when you rise up.

Proverbs 22:6

Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.

Colossians 3:21

Fathers, do not exasperate your children, so that they will not lose heart.

Proverbs 19:18

Discipline your son while there is hope, And do not desire his death.

Genesis 18:19

"For I have chosen him, so that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the LORD by doing righteousness and justice, so that the LORD may bring upon Abraham what He has spoken about him."

Deuteronomy 4:9

"Only give heed to yourself and keep your soul diligently, so that you do not forget the things which your eyes have seen and they do not depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your sons and your grandsons.

Proverbs 29:15

The rod and reproof give wisdom, But a child who gets his own way brings shame to his mother.

Proverbs 29:17

Correct your son, and he will give you comfort; He will also delight your soul.

Proverbs 22:15

Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child; The rod of discipline will remove it far from him.

Proverbs 23:13-14

Do not hold back discipline from the child, Although you strike him with the rod, he will not die.

2 Timothy 3:15

and that from childhood you have known the sacred writings which are able to give you the wisdom that leads to salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Exodus 12:26-27

"And when your children say to you, 'What does this rite mean to you?'

Deuteronomy 6:20-24

"When your son asks you in time to come, saying, 'What do the testimonies and the statutes and the judgments mean which the LORD our God commanded you?'

Joshua 4:6-7

"Let this be a sign among you, so that when your children ask later, saying, 'What do these stones mean to you?'

Joshua 24:15

"If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the LORD, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD."

1 Chronicles 22:10-13

'He shall build a house for My name, and he shall be My son and I will be his father; and I will establish the throne of his kingdom over Israel forever.'

1 Chronicles 28:9-10

"As for you, my son Solomon, know the God of your father, and serve Him with a whole heart and a willing mind; for the LORD searches all hearts, and understands every intent of the thoughts If you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will reject you forever.

1 Chronicles 28:20

Then David said to his son Solomon, "Be strong and courageous, and act; do not fear nor be dismayed, for the LORD God, my God, is with you He will not fail you nor forsake you until all the work for the service of the house of the LORD is finished.

Psalm 71:17-18

O God, You have taught me from my youth, And I still declare Your wondrous deeds.

Proverbs 4:1-4

Hear, O sons, the instruction of a father, And give attention that you may gain understanding,

Isaiah 38:19

"It is the living who give thanks to You, as I do today; A father tells his sons about Your faithfulness.

Hebrews 12:7-10

It is for discipline that you endure; God deals with you as with sons; for what son is there whom his father does not discipline?

Genesis 31:14-15

Rachel and Leah said to him, "Do we still have any portion or inheritance in our father's house?

Exodus 13:14-15

"And it shall be when your son asks you in time to come, saying, 'What is this?' then you shall say to him, 'With a powerful hand the LORD brought us out of Egypt, from the house of slavery.

Deuteronomy 11:19-21

"You shall teach them to your sons, talking of them when you sit in your house and when you walk along the road and when you lie down and when you rise up.

Joshua 4:21-24

He said to the sons of Israel, "When your children ask their fathers in time to come, saying, 'What are these stones?'

1 Samuel 20:30-34

Then Saul's anger burned against Jonathan and he said to him, "You son of a perverse, rebellious woman! Do I not know that you are choosing the son of Jesse to your own shame and to the shame of your mother's nakedness?

1 Chronicles 29:19

and give to my son Solomon a perfect heart to keep Your commandments, Your testimonies and Your statutes, and to do them all, and to build the temple, for which I have made provision."

Psalm 78:4-7

We will not conceal them from their children, But tell to the generation to come the praises of the LORD, And His strength and His wondrous works that He has done.

2 Timothy 1:5

For I am mindful of the sincere faith within you, which first dwelt in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am sure that it is in you as well.



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