Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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

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 provoke your children to anger [do not exasperate them to the point of resentment with demands that are trivial or unreasonable or humiliating or abusive; nor by showing favoritism or indifference to any of them], but bring them up [tenderly, with lovingkindness] in the discipline and instruction 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.

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.

New Heart English Bible

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

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

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


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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 6:4

Devotionals containing Ephesians 6:4

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Children And Parents

3 "that it may go well with you and that you will live a long time on the earth." 4 Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but raise them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. 5 Slaves, obey your human masters with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart as to Christ,


Cross References

Deuteronomy 6:7

and you must teach them to your children and speak of them as you sit in your house, as you walk along the road, as you lie down, and as you get up.

Proverbs 22:6

Train a child in the way that he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.

Colossians 3:21

Fathers, do not provoke your children, so they will not become disheartened.

Proverbs 19:18

Discipline your child, for there is hope, but do not set your heart on causing his death.

Genesis 18:19

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 what is right and just. Then the Lord will give to Abraham what he promised him."

Deuteronomy 4:9

Again, however, pay very careful attention, lest you forget the things you have seen and disregard them for the rest of your life; instead teach them to your children and grandchildren.

Proverbs 29:15

A rod and reproof impart wisdom, but a child who is unrestrained brings shame to his mother.

Proverbs 29:17

Discipline your child, and he will give you rest; he will bring you happiness.

Proverbs 22:15

Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far from him.

Proverbs 23:13-14

Do not withhold discipline from a child; even if you strike him with the rod, he will not die.

2 Timothy 3:15

and how from infancy you have known the holy writings, which are able to give you wisdom for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.

Exodus 12:26-27

When your children ask you, 'What does this ceremony mean to you?' --

Deuteronomy 6:20-24

When your children ask you later on, "What are the stipulations, statutes, and ordinances that the Lord our God commanded you?"

Joshua 4:6-7

The stones will be a reminder to you. When your children ask someday, 'Why are these stones important to you?'

Joshua 24:15

If you have no desire to worship the Lord, choose today whom you will worship, whether it be the gods whom your ancestors worshiped beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living. But I and my family will worship the Lord!"

1 Chronicles 22:10-13

He will build a temple to honor me; he will become my son, and I will become his father. I will grant to his dynasty permanent rule over Israel.'

1 Chronicles 28:9-10

"And you, Solomon my son, obey the God of your father and serve him with a submissive attitude and a willing spirit, for the Lord examines all minds and understands every motive of one's thoughts. If you seek him, he will let you find him, but if you abandon him, he will reject you permanently.

1 Chronicles 28:20

David said to his son Solomon: "Be strong and brave! Do it! Don't be afraid and don't panic! For the Lord God, my God, is with you. He will not leave you or abandon you before all the work for the service of the Lord's temple is finished.

Psalm 71:17-18

O God, you have taught me since I was young, and I am still declaring your amazing deeds.

Proverbs 4:1-4

Listen, children, to a father's instruction, and pay attention so that you may gain discernment.

Isaiah 38:19

The living person, the living person, he gives you thanks, as I do today. A father tells his sons about your faithfulness.

Hebrews 12:7-10

Endure your suffering as discipline; God is treating you as sons. For what son is there that a father does not discipline?

Genesis 31:14-15

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

Exodus 13:14-15

In the future, when your son asks you 'What is this?' you are to tell him, 'With a mighty hand the Lord brought us out from Egypt, from the land of slavery.

Deuteronomy 11:19-21

Teach them to your children and speak of them as you sit in your house, as you walk along the road, as you lie down, and as you get up.

Joshua 4:21-24

He told the Israelites, "When your children someday ask their fathers, 'What do these stones represent?'

1 Samuel 20:30-34

Saul became angry with Jonathan and said to him, "You stupid traitor! Don't I realize that to your own disgrace and to the disgrace of your mother's nakedness you have chosen this son of Jesse?

1 Chronicles 29:19

Make my son Solomon willing to obey your commands, rules, and regulations, and to complete building the palace for which I have made preparations."

Psalm 78:4-7

we will not hide from their descendants. We will tell the next generation about the Lord's praiseworthy acts, about his strength and the amazing things he has done.

2 Timothy 1:5

I recall your sincere faith that was alive first in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice, and I am sure is in you.

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