Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Stand ye therefore having girded your loins with truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,

New American Standard Bible

Stand firm therefore, having girded your loins with truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,

King James Version

Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;

Holman Bible

Stand, therefore,

with truth like a belt around your waist,
righteousness like armor on your chest,

International Standard Version

Stand firm, therefore, having fastened the belt of truth around your waist, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,

American Standard Version

Stand therefore, having girded your loins with truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,

Amplified

So stand firm and hold your ground, having tightened the wide band of truth (personal integrity, moral courage) around your waist and having put on the breastplate of righteousness (an upright heart),

An Understandable Version

So, you people should stand firm [in the faith], with the belt of truth firmly buckled around you, and with the "flack jacket" of righteousness on your chest.

Anderson New Testament

Stand, therefore, having your loins girded about with truth, and wearing the breastplate of righteousness,

Bible in Basic English

Take your place, then, having your body clothed with the true word, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness;

Common New Testament

Stand firm therefore, having girded your loins with truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,

Daniel Mace New Testament

stand firm, the belt of truth round your waist, let justice invest you like mail:

Darby Translation

Stand therefore, having girt about your loins with truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,

Godbey New Testament

Stand therefore, being girded about as to your loins with truth, and being invested with the breastplate of righteousness,

Goodspeed New Testament

Stand your ground, then, with the belt of truth around your waist, and put on uprightness as your coat of mail,

John Wesley New Testament

Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,

Julia Smith Translation

Stand therefore, having girded your loins around with truth, and put on the armor of justice;

King James 2000

Stand therefore, having your loins girded about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Stand therefore, girding your waist with truth, and putting on the breastplate of righteousness,

Modern King James verseion

Therefore stand, having your loins girded about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Stand, therefore, and your loins gird about with verity, having on the breastplate of righteousness,

Moffatt New Testament

Hold your ground, tighten the belt of truth about your loins, wear integrity as your coat of mail,

Montgomery New Testament

Stand firm then, girt about with the belt of truth, and wearing the breastplate of righteousness,

NET Bible

Stand firm therefore, by fastening the belt of truth around your waist, by putting on the breastplate of righteousness,

New Heart English Bible

Stand therefore, having the utility belt of truth buckled around your waist, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,

Noyes New Testament

Stand therefore, having girded your loins with truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,

Sawyer New Testament

Stand, therefore, girded about your loins with truth, and having put on the cuirass of righteousness,

The Emphasized Bible

Stand therefore, - having girded your loins with truth, and put on the breastplate of righteousness,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Stand therefore, girded about your loins with truth, and putting on the breastplate of righteousness;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Stand your ground, then, 'with truth for your belt,' and 'with righteousness for your breast-plate,'

Webster

Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breast-plate of righteousness;

Weymouth New Testament

Stand therefore, first fastening round you the girdle of truth and putting on the breastplate of uprightness

Williams New Testament

Hold your position, then, with your waist encircled with the belt of truth, put on right-doing as a coat of mail,

World English Bible

Stand therefore, having the utility belt of truth buckled around your waist, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,

Worrell New Testament

Stand, therefore, having girded your loins about with truth, and having put on the breast-plate of righteousness,

Worsley New Testament

Stand therefore having your loins girt about with truth, and putting on the breast-plate of righteousness:

Youngs Literal Translation

Stand, therefore, having your loins girt about in truth, and having put on the breastplate of the righteousness,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἵστημι 
histemi 
Usage: 129

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

περιζώννυμι 
Perizonnumi 
Usage: 4

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

ὀσφύς 
Osphus 
Usage: 7

περιζώννυμι 
Perizonnumi 
Usage: 4

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

ἀλήθεια 
Aletheia 
Usage: 87

and

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

having on
ἐνδύω 
Enduo 
put on, clothed with, clothed in, have on, clothe with, be endued, arrayed in, be clothed, vr put on
Usage: 23

θώραξ 
Thorax 
Usage: 5

Images Ephesians 6:14

Prayers for Ephesians 6:14

Context Readings

Spiritual Warfare

13 Because of this take ye up the full armor of God, so that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. 14 Stand ye therefore having girded your loins with truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness, 15 and having shod your feet in preparation of the good-news of peace.


Cross References

Isaiah 59:17

And he put on righteousness as a breastplate, and a helmet of salvation upon his head. And he put on garments of vengeance for clothing, and was clad with zeal as a mantle.

Isaiah 11:5

And righteousness shall be the belt of his waist, and faithfulness the belt of his loins.

Luke 12:35

Let your loins be girded about, and the lights burning,

1 Thessalonians 5:8

But we, being of the day, should be sober, putting on a breastplate of faith and love, and a helmet, the hope of salvation.

1 Peter 1:13

Therefore having girded up the loins of your mind, being sober, hope entirely for the grace brought to you at the revealing of Jesus Christ.

2 Corinthians 6:7

in word of truth, in power of God, through the weapons of righteousness of the right hand and of the left,

Ephesians 5:9

(for the fruit of the spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth),

Revelation 9:9

And they had breastplates like iron breastplates. And the sound of their wings was like the sound of chariots of many horses running into battle.

Revelation 9:17

And thus I saw the horses in the vision, and those who sit on them having breastplates fiery red, and of hyacinth color, and sulphurous. And the heads of the horses are like heads of lions, and out of their mouths come fire and smo

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