Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

Do not let anyone deceive you with empty words, for because of such things, the wrath of God will fall upon people who are disobedient [to Him].

New American Standard Bible

Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.

King James Version

Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.

Holman Bible

Let no one deceive you with empty arguments, for God’s wrath is coming on the disobedient because of these things.

International Standard Version

Do not let anyone deceive you with meaningless words, for it is because of these things that God becomes angry with those who disobey.

A Conservative Version

Let no man deceive you by empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.

American Standard Version

Let no man deceive you with empty words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the sons of disobedience.

Amplified

Let no one deceive you with empty arguments [that encourage you to sin], for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience [those who habitually sin].

Anderson New Testament

Let no one deceive you with vain words: for on account of these things, the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Common New Testament

Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.

Daniel Mace New Testament

let no man mislead you by vain reasonings: for it is for these vices, that the wrath of God lights upon the incredulous.

Darby Translation

Let no one deceive you with vain words, for on account of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.

Godbey New Testament

Let no one deceive you with empty words: for through these the wrath of God comes on the sons of disobedience.

Goodspeed New Testament

Whatever anyone may say in the way of worthless arguments to deceive you, these are the things that are bringing God's anger down upon the disobedient.

John Wesley New Testament

Let no one deceive you with vain words; for because of these things the wrath of God cometh upon the sons of disobedience.

Julia Smith Translation

Let none lead you astray with vain words: for by these things comes the anger of God upon the sons of disobedience.

King James 2000

Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things comes the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these [things] the wrath of God is coming on the sons of disobedience.

Modern King James verseion

Let no man deceive you with vain words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the children of disobedience.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let no man deceive you with vain words. For through such things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of unbelief.

Moffatt New Testament

Let no one deceive you with specious arguments; these are the vices that bring down God's anger on the sons of disobedience.

Montgomery New Testament

Let no man deceive you with empty arguments, for it is these vices that bring down the wrath of God upon the sons of disobedience;

NET Bible

Let nobody deceive you with empty words, for because of these things God's wrath comes on the sons of disobedience.

New Heart English Bible

Let no one deceive you with empty words. For because of these things, the wrath of God comes on the children of disobedience.

Noyes New Testament

Let no one deceive you with vain words; for because of these things the wrath of God cometh upon the sons of disobedience.

Sawyer New Testament

Let no man deceive you with vain words; for on account of these comes the wrath of God on the children of disobedience.

The Emphasized Bible

Let no one be deceiving you with empty words; for, because of these things, is coming the anger of God upon the sons of obstinacy:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things, the wrath of God cometh on the children of disobedience.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not let any one deceive you with specious arguments. Those are the sins that bring down the Wrath of God upon the disobedient.

Webster

Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.

Weymouth New Testament

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.

Williams New Testament

Stop letting anyone deceive you with groundless arguments about these things, for it is because of these very sins that God's anger comes down upon the disobedient.

World English Bible

Let no one deceive you with empty words. For because of these things, the wrath of God comes on the children of disobedience.

Worrell New Testament

Let no one deceive you with empty words; for, because of these things, comes the wrath of God upon the sons of disobedience.

Worsley New Testament

Let no one deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.

Youngs Literal Translation

Let no one deceive you with vain words, for because of these things cometh the anger of God upon the sons of the disobedience,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Let
ἀπατάω 
Apatao 
Usage: 4

no man
μηδείς μηδεμία μηδέν 
medeis 
no man, nothing, no, none, not, anything,
Usage: 79

ἀπατάω 
Apatao 
Usage: 4

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

with
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

κενός 
Kenos 
Usage: 15

λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

ταῦτα 
Tauta 
Usage: 188

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

the wrath
ὀργή 
Orge 
Usage: 35

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

the children
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

Images Ephesians 5:6

Prayers for Ephesians 5:6

Context Readings

Imitators Of God

5 For you [should] know this for certain: No sexually immoral or [morally] impure person, or greedy person, who is [the same as] an idol worshiper, has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God. 6 Do not let anyone deceive you with empty words, for because of such things, the wrath of God will fall upon people who are disobedient [to Him]. 7 So, do not participate with such individuals,



Cross References

Romans 1:18

For God's extreme anger is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of people who restrain the truth [from being known and obeyed] by their wickedness.

Colossians 2:8

Pay attention so that no one takes you [spiritually] captive through his philosophy and empty deception based on human tradition, according to the principles of the world and not according to Christ.

Colossians 3:6

For the wrath of God will come [upon disobedient people] for practicing such things.

Matthew 24:4

And Jesus answered them, "Pay attention so that no one leads you astray [from the truth].

Matthew 24:4-14

And Jesus answered them, "Pay attention so that no one leads you astray [from the truth].

Matthew 24:4-18

And Jesus answered them, "Pay attention so that no one leads you astray [from the truth].

Matthew 24:4

And Jesus answered them, "Pay attention so that no one leads you astray [from the truth].

Matthew 24:4

And Jesus answered them, "Pay attention so that no one leads you astray [from the truth].

Matthew 24:4-9

And Jesus answered them, "Pay attention so that no one leads you astray [from the truth].

Matthew 24:4

And Jesus answered them, "Pay attention so that no one leads you astray [from the truth].

Matthew 24:4-16

And Jesus answered them, "Pay attention so that no one leads you astray [from the truth].

Matthew 24:4

And Jesus answered them, "Pay attention so that no one leads you astray [from the truth].

Matthew 24:24

For false Christs and false prophets will appear and they will perform great [miraculous] signs and [supernatural] wonders in order to lead astray even the elect [i.e., God's people], if possible.

Mark 13:5

Then Jesus began saying to them, "Pay attention so that no one leads you astray [i.e., from the truth].

Mark 13:22

For false Christs and false prophets will appear and they will perform [miraculous] signs and [supernatural] wonders in order to lead astray [even] the elect, if possible.

Galatians 6:7-8

Do not be deceived; God will not be fooled. Whatever a person does with his life, he will reap [the results of it].

Ephesians 2:2-3

You practiced such things when you lived according to the evil ways of this world, and according to the ruler of the [spiritual] powers of the air. [Note: This refers to Satan, whose influence permeates life around us]. He is the [evil] spirit who is now at work in people who are disobedient [to God].

Colossians 2:4

I say this so that no one will deceive you with persuasive arguments.

Colossians 2:18

Do not allow anyone, who delights in acting humble [i.e., living an ascetic life] and who worships angels, to rob you of your reward [in heaven]. [Note: This "angel worship" could mean holding angels in high regard because of their role as God's messengers, or the claim that God can be approached only through angelic intermediaries]. He places great importance on what he [claims to] see [i.e., visions], being inflated with pride by his fleshly mind for no [good] reason.

2 Thessalonians 2:3

Do not allow anyone to deceive you in any way, for it will not occur until the rebellion comes first and the man of lawlessness becomes evident. [Note: This "rebellion" refers to a significant falling away from the teaching and practice of true Christianity (See I Tim. 4:1), characterized by the rise of an authoritarian religious leader]. This man is doomed to be destroyed

2 Thessalonians 2:10-12

and all kinds of wicked deception toward those people who are perishing [spiritually], because they refused to love the truth so they could be saved.

Hebrews 3:19

And [so] we see that they were not able to enter [a state of rest with God] because of [their] unbelief.

1 Peter 2:8

[And it also says, Isa. 8:14, that He would be], "A stone that people would stumble over and a rock over which they would trip and fall." The way they stumble is by disobeying the Gospel message. They were destined [though not forced] to do this.

1 John 4:1

Loved ones, do not believe [the message of] every spirit [i.e., every person claiming to be a teacher], but test the spirits [i.e., require proof that they and their message are genuine] to see whether they represent God [or not], because many false prophets have begun circulating throughout the world.

1 John 4:1-16

Loved ones, do not believe [the message of] every spirit [i.e., every person claiming to be a teacher], but test the spirits [i.e., require proof that they and their message are genuine] to see whether they represent God [or not], because many false prophets have begun circulating throughout the world.

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