Ephesians 6:11
New International Version
Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil's schemes.

New Living Translation
Put on all of God's armor so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies of the devil.

English Standard Version
Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.

Berean Study Bible
Put on the full armor of God, so that you can make your stand against the devil’s schemes.

Berean Literal Bible
Put on the complete armor of God, for you to be able to stand against the schemes of the devil,

New American Standard Bible
Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil.

King James Bible
Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

Christian Standard Bible
Put on the full armor of God so that you can stand against the schemes of the devil.

Contemporary English Version
Put on all the armor that God gives, so you can defend yourself against the devil's tricks.

Good News Translation
Put on all the armor that God gives you, so that you will be able to stand up against the Devil's evil tricks.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Put on the full armor of God so that you can stand against the tactics of the Devil.

International Standard Version
Put on the whole armor of God so that you may be able to stand firm against the devil's strategies.

NET Bible
Clothe yourselves with the full armor of God so that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.

New Heart English Bible
Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And put on all the armor of God, so that you can stand against the strategies of The Devil.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Put on all the armor that God supplies. In this way you can take a stand against the devil's strategies.

New American Standard 1977
Put on the full armor of God, that you may be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Put on the whole armour of God that ye may be able to stand firm against the wiles of the devil.

King James 2000 Bible
Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

American King James Version
Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

American Standard Version
Put on the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Put you on the armour of God, that you may be able to stand against the deceits of the devil.

Darby Bible Translation
Put on the panoply of God, that ye may be able to stand against the artifices of the devil:

English Revised Version
Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

Webster's Bible Translation
Put on the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

Weymouth New Testament
Put on the complete armour of God, so as to be able to stand firm against all the stratagems of the Devil.

World English Bible
Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

Young's Literal Translation
put on the whole armour of God, for your being able to stand against the wiles of the devil,
Study Bible
The Armor of God
10Finally, be strong in the Lord and in His mighty power. 11Put on the full armor of God, so that you can make your stand against the devil’s schemes. 12For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this world's darkness, and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.…
Cross References
Romans 13:12
The night is nearly over; the day has drawn near. So let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.

2 Corinthians 6:7
in truthful speech and in the power of God; with the weapons of righteousness in the right hand and in the left;

Ephesians 4:14
Then we will no longer be infants, tossed about by the waves and carried around by every wind of teaching and by the clever cunning of men in their deceitful scheming.

Ephesians 6:13
Therefore take up the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you will be able to stand your ground, and having done everything, to stand.

James 4:7
Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Treasury of Scripture

Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

Put.

Ephesians 4:24
And that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness.

Romans 13:14
But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.

Colossians 3:10
And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him:

the whole.

Ephesians 6:13
Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.

Romans 13:12
The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.

2 Corinthians 6:7
By the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,

able.

Ephesians 6:13
Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.

Luke 14:29-31
Lest haply, after he hath laid the foundation, and is not able to finish it, all that behold it begin to mock him, …

1 Corinthians 10:13
There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.

the wiles.

Ephesians 4:14
That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;

Mark 13:22
For false Christs and false prophets shall rise, and shall shew signs and wonders, to seduce, if it were possible, even the elect.

2 Corinthians 2:11
Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices.







Lexicon
Put on
ἐνδύσασθε (endysasthe)
Verb - Aorist Imperative Middle - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1746: To put on, clothe (another). From en and duno; to invest with clothing.

the
τὴν (tēn)
Article - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

full armor
πανοπλίαν (panoplian)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3833: Complete armor, panoply. From a compound of pas and hoplon; full armor.

of God,
Θεοῦ (Theou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.

so that
πρὸς (pros)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 4314: To, towards, with. A strengthened form of pro; a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. Toward.

you
ὑμᾶς (hymas)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

can
δύνασθαι (dynasthai)
Verb - Present Infinitive Middle or Passive
Strong's Greek 1410: (a) I am powerful, have (the) power, (b) I am able, I can. Of uncertain affinity; to be able or possible.

make your stand
στῆναι (stēnai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 2476: A prolonged form of a primary stao stah'-o; to stand, used in various applications.

against
πρὸς (pros)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 4314: To, towards, with. A strengthened form of pro; a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. Toward.

the
τὰς (tas)
Article - Accusative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

devil’s
διαβόλου (diabolou)
Adjective - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 1228: From diaballo; a traducer; specially, Satan.

schemes.
μεθοδείας (methodeias)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 3180: From a compound of meta and hodeuo; travelling over, i.e. Travesty.
(11) Put on the whole armour.--The special emphasis in this verse is on "the whole armour," or "panoply" (a word only used here and in Luke 11:22); not mainly on its strength or its brightness, as "armour of light" (comp. Romans 13:12), but on its completeness, providing against all "the wiles" and "all the fiery darts" of the Evil One, leaving no one point unguarded by a carelessness which may be fatal on all. In this it accords well with the general completeness and harmony of idea so characteristic of this Epistle.

To put on the "armour of God"--given us, that is, by God--is declared (by comparison of Romans 13:12; Romans 13:14) to be to "put on the Lord Jesus Christ." Hence its completeness corresponds to the divine perfection of His true humanity. We are "to grow up unto Him in all things" (Ephesians 4:15), to put on His image in all the harmony of "truth" and "righteousness," of "peace" and "faith," to receive and use His "salvation" and wield the spiritual energy of His "Word."

The wiles of the devil.--The word "wiles" (used only here and in Ephesians 4:14) is an almost technical word for the stratagems of a skilful leader. It is notable that these "wiles" are ascribed to the devil, the "prince of the evil spirits" directing his hosts against the army of Christ; the actual "wrestling" of hand-to-hand struggle is with these evil spirits themselves. The word "wrestling" is, of course, not used technically, otherwise the counsel must have been (as in Hebrews 12:1) to divest oneself of all encumbrance. It is the personal grapple with the foe. Still it is possible that there may be some allusion to the "wrestling with the angel" of Genesis 32:24-29, though with a wholly diverse application.

Verse 11. - Put on the entire amour of God. Chained to a soldier, the apostle's mind would go forth naturally to the subject of amour and warfare. Put on amour, for life is a battle-field; not a scene of soft enjoyment and ease, but of hard conflict, with foes within and without; put on the amour of God, provided by him for your protection and for aggression too, for it is good, well-adapted for your use, - God has thought of you, and has sent his amour for you; put on the whole amour of God, for each part of you needs to be protected, and you need suitable weapons for assailing all your foes. That ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. Our chief enemy does not engage us in open warfare, but deals in wiles and stratagems, which need to be watched against and prepared for with peculiar care. 6:10-18 Spiritual strength and courage are needed for our spiritual warfare and suffering. Those who would prove themselves to have true grace, must aim at all grace; and put on the whole armour of God, which he prepares and bestows. The Christian armour is made to be worn; and there is no putting off our armour till we have done our warfare, and finished our course. The combat is not against human enemies, nor against our own corrupt nature only; we have to do with an enemy who has a thousand ways of beguiling unstable souls. The devils assault us in the things that belong to our souls, and labour to deface the heavenly image in our hearts. We must resolve by God's grace, not to yield to Satan. Resist him, and he will flee. If we give way, he will get ground. If we distrust either our cause, or our Leader, or our armour, we give him advantage. The different parts of the armour of heavy-armed soldiers, who had to sustain the fiercest assaults of the enemy, are here described. There is none for the back; nothing to defend those who turn back in the Christian warfare. Truth, or sincerity, is the girdle. This girds on all the other pieces of our armour, and is first mentioned. There can be no religion without sincerity. The righteousness of Christ, imputed to us, is a breastplate against the arrows of Divine wrath. The righteousness of Christ implanted in us, fortifies the heart against the attacks of Satan. Resolution must be as greaves, or armour to our legs; and to stand their ground or to march forward in rugged paths, the feet must be shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace. Motives to obedience, amidst trials, must be drawn from a clear knowledge of the gospel. Faith is all in all in an hour of temptation. Faith, as relying on unseen objects, receiving Christ and the benefits of redemption, and so deriving grace from him, is like a shield, a defence every way. The devil is the wicked one. Violent temptations, by which the soul is set on fire of hell, are darts Satan shoots at us. Also, hard thoughts of God, and as to ourselves. Faith applying the word of God and the grace of Christ, quenches the darts of temptation. Salvation must be our helmet. A good hope of salvation, a Scriptural expectation of victory, will purify the soul, and keep it from being defiled by Satan. To the Christian armed for defense in battle, the apostle recommends only one weapon of attack; but it is enough, the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. It subdues and mortifies evil desires and blasphemous thoughts as they rise within; and answers unbelief and error as they assault from without. A single text, well understood, and rightly applied, at once destroys a temptation or an objection, and subdues the most formidable adversary. Prayer must fasten all the other parts of our Christian armour. There are other duties of religion, and of our stations in the world, but we must keep up times of prayer. Though set and solemn prayer may not be seasonable when other duties are to be done, yet short pious prayers darted out, always are so. We must use holy thoughts in our ordinary course. A vain heart will be vain in prayer. We must pray with all kinds of prayer, public, private, and secret; social and solitary; solemn and sudden: with all the parts of prayer; confession of sin, petition for mercy, and thanksgiving for favours received. And we must do it by the grace of God the Holy Spirit, in dependence on, and according to, his teaching. We must preserve in particular requests, notwithstanding discouragements. We must pray, not for ourselves only, but for all saints. Our enemies are mighty, and we are without strength, but our Redeemer is almighty, and in the power of his mighty we may overcome. Wherefore we must stir up ourselves. Have not we, when God has called, often neglected to answer? Let us think upon these things, and continue our prayers with patience.
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