Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Take the helmet of salvation,
and the sword of the Spirit,
which is God’s word.

New American Standard Bible

And take THE HELMET OF SALVATION, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.

King James Version

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

International Standard Version

also take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.

A Conservative Version

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God,

American Standard Version

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

Amplified

And take the helmet of salvation and the sword that the Spirit wields, which is the Word of God.

An Understandable Version

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Holy Spirit, which is God's word.

Anderson New Testament

and take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

Bible in Basic English

And take salvation for your head-dress and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

Common New Testament

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the spirit, which is the word of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

let salvation be your helmet, and the divine doctrine your spiritual sword.

Darby Translation

Have also the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is God's word;

Godbey New Testament

And receive the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

Goodspeed New Testament

and take salvation for your helmet, and for your sword the Spirit, which is the voice of God.

John Wesley New Testament

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God;

Julia Smith Translation

And take ye the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

King James 2000

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

Lexham Expanded Bible

and receive the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God,

Modern King James verseion

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of God,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the spirit, which is the word of God,

Moffatt New Testament

put on salvation as your helmet, and take the Spirit as your sword (that is, the word of God),

Montgomery New Testament

Take likewise the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.

NET Bible

And take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.

New Heart English Bible

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the spoken word of God;

Noyes New Testament

and receive the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God;

Sawyer New Testament

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God,

The Emphasized Bible

And, the helmet of salvation, welcome ye, and the sword of the spirit, which is what God hath spoken,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

Twentieth Century New Testament

And receive 'the helmet of Salvation,' and 'the sword of the Spirit'--which is the Message of God--always with prayer and supplication.

Webster

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

Weymouth New Testament

and take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit which is the word of God.

Williams New Testament

take the helmet salvation provides, and take the sword the Spirit wields, which is the word of God.

World English Bible

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God;

Worrell New Testament

And receive the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

Worsley New Testament

take also the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

Youngs Literal Translation

and the helmet of the salvation receive, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the saying of God,

Verse Picture

Themes

Armor » What armor to put on

Armor » Figurative

Armor » The equipment of a soldier

military Arms » Illustrative of » Spiritual weapons

Battle of Life » Weapons and armour of the saints » General references to weapons

Battle of Life » Weapons and armour of the saints » The helmet of salvation

God » Wisdom of » General references to

God » Mighty in its influence » A defensive weapon

Helmet » Figurative

Names » Of the word of God » Sword of the spirit

Power » Of the word » A defensive weapon

Power » Of the holy spirit » God's word the instrument of

Power, Of The Holy Spirit » God's word the instrument of

The Roman empire » Allusions to military affairs of » Use of the panoply or defensive armor

Salvation » Illustrated by » A helmet

The scriptures » Are called the » Sword of the spirit

Soldiers » Figurative » Of the Christian

Spiritual » Warfare characteristics of » Weapons

Swords » Illustrative » Of the word of God

The bible » Mighty in its influence » A defensive weapon

The word of God » Mighty in its influence » A defensive weapon

The word of God » What is the word of God

The word of God » Called » Sword of the spirit

War » Figurative » Armor for » The helmet of salvation

War » Figurative » Armor for » The sword of the spirit

War/weapons » The word of God being a sword

War/weapons » The weapons of a spiritual war

Warfare of saints » Armor for » Helmet of salvation

Warfare of saints » Armor for » Sword of the spirit

Weapons » Spiritual » Sword of the spirit

Weapons » Spiritual » General references to weapons

Word » Fulfilment of » General references to

Word » As weapon » A defensive weapon

Word » Power of » A defensive weapon

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

δέχομαι 
Dechomai 
Usage: 30

the helmet
περικεφαλαία 
Perikephalaia 
Usage: 2

σωτήριον 
Soterion 
Usage: 5

and

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

the sword
μάχαιρα 
Machaira 
Usage: 19

of the Spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

the word
ῥῆμα 
Rhema 
word, saying, thing, no thing Trans, not tr
Usage: 57

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 6:17

Devotionals containing Ephesians 6:17

Images Ephesians 6:17

Context Readings

Spiritual Warfare

16 In every situation take the shield of faith,
and with it you will be able to extinguish
all the flaming arrows of the evil one.
17 Take the helmet of salvation,
and the sword of the Spirit,
which is God’s word.
18 Pray at all times in the Spirit with every prayer and request, and stay alert in this with all perseverance and intercession for all the saints.


Cross References

Hebrews 4:12

For the word of God is living and effective and sharper than any double-edged sword, penetrating as far as the separation of soul and spirit, joints and marrow. It is able to judge the ideas and thoughts of the heart.

Isaiah 49:2

He made my words like a sharp sword;
He hid me in the shadow of His hand.
He made me like a sharpened arrow;
He hid me in His quiver.

Isaiah 59:17

He put on righteousness like a breastplate,
and a helmet of salvation on His head;
He put on garments of vengeance for clothing,
and He wrapped Himself in zeal as in a cloak.

Matthew 4:4

But He answered, “It is written:Man must not live on bread alone
but on every word that comes
from the mouth of God.

1 Samuel 17:58

Saul said to him, “Whose son are you, young man?”“The son of your servant Jesse of Bethlehem,” David answered.

Hosea 6:5

This is why I have used the prophets
to cut them down;
I have killed them with the words of My mouth.
My judgment strikes like lightning.

Matthew 4:7

Jesus told him, “It is also written: Do not test the Lord your God.

Matthew 4:10-11

Then Jesus told him, “Go away, Satan! For it is written:Worship the Lord your God,
and serve only Him.

1 Thessalonians 5:8

But since we belong to the day, we must be serious and put the armor of faith and love on our chests, and put on a helmet of the hope of salvation.

Hebrews 12:5-6

And you have forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons:My son, do not take the Lord’s discipline lightly
or faint when you are reproved by Him,

Hebrews 13:5-6

Your life should be free from the love of money. Be satisfied with what you have, for He Himself has said, I will never leave you or forsake you.

Revelation 1:16

He had seven stars in His right hand; a sharp double-edged sword came from His mouth, and His face was shining like the sun at midday.

Revelation 2:16

Therefore repent! Otherwise, I will come to you quickly and fight against them with the sword of My mouth.

Revelation 12:11

They conquered him
by the blood of the Lamb
and by the word of their testimony,
for they did not love their lives
in the face of death.

Revelation 19:15

A sharp sword came from His mouth, so that He might strike the nations with it. He will shepherd them with an iron scepter. He will also trample the winepress of the fierce anger of God, the Almighty.

1 Samuel 17:5

and wore a bronze helmet and bronze scale armor that weighed 125 pounds.

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