Ephesians 6:23
New International Version
Peace to the brothers and sisters, and love with faith from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

New Living Translation
Peace be with you, dear brothers and sisters, and may God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you love with faithfulness.

English Standard Version
Peace be to the brothers, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Berean Study Bible
Peace to the brothers and love with faith from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Berean Literal Bible
Peace to the brothers and love with faith from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

New American Standard Bible
Peace be to the brethren, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

King James Bible
Peace be to the brethren, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Christian Standard Bible
Peace to the brothers and sisters, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Contemporary English Version
I pray that God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ will give peace, love, and faith to every follower!

Good News Translation
May God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give to all Christians peace and love with faith.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Peace to the brothers, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

International Standard Version
May peace and love, with faith, be with the brothers, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus, the Messiah!

NET Bible
Peace to the brothers and sisters, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

New Heart English Bible
Peace be to the brothers, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Peace be with our brethren and love with faith, from God The Father and from our Lord Yeshua The Messiah.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
May God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give our brothers and sisters peace and love along with faith.

New American Standard 1977
Peace be to the brethren, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Peace be to the brethren and charity with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

King James 2000 Bible
Peace be to the brethren, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

American King James Version
Peace be to the brothers, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

American Standard Version
Peace be to the brethren, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Peace be to the brethren and charity with faith, from God the Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Darby Bible Translation
Peace to the brethren, and love with faith, from God [the] Father and [the] Lord Jesus Christ.

English Revised Version
Peace be to the brethren, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Webster's Bible Translation
Peace be to the brethren, and love with faith from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Weymouth New Testament
Peace be to the brethren, and love combined with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

World English Bible
Peace be to the brothers, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Young's Literal Translation
Peace to the brethren, and love, with faith, from God the Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ!
Study Bible
Final Greetings
22I have sent him to you for this very purpose, that you may know about us, and that he may encourage your hearts. 23Peace to the brothers and love with faith from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 24Grace be with all who love our Lord Jesus Christ with an undying love.…
Cross References
Romans 15:33
The God of peace be with all of you. Amen.

2 Corinthians 13:11
Finally, brothers, rejoice! Aim for perfect harmony, encourage one another, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace will be with you.

Galatians 5:6
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision has any value. All that matters is faith, expressed through love.

Galatians 6:16
Peace and mercy to all who walk by this rule, even to the Israel of God.

Ephesians 6:24
Grace be with all who love our Lord Jesus Christ with an undying love.

1 Thessalonians 5:8
But since we belong to the day, let us be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and the helmet of our hope of salvation.

2 Thessalonians 3:16
Now may the Lord of peace Himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you.

1 Peter 5:14
Greet one another with a kiss of love. Peace to all of you who are in Christ.

3 John 1:14
Instead, I hope to see you soon and speak face to face. Peace to you. The friends here send you greetings. Greet each of our friends there by name.

Treasury of Scripture

Peace be to the brothers, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Peace.

Romans 1:7
To all that be in Rome, beloved of God, called to be saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Corinthians 1:3
Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ.

Genesis 43:23
And he said, Peace be to you, fear not: your God, and the God of your father, hath given you treasure in your sacks: I had your money. And he brought Simeon out unto them.

and love.

Galatians 5:6
For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which worketh by love.

1 Timothy 1:3
As I besought thee to abide still at Ephesus, when I went into Macedonia, that thou mightest charge some that they teach no other doctrine,

1 Timothy 5:8
But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.







Lexicon
Peace
Εἰρήνη (Eirēnē)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1515: Probably from a primary verb eiro; peace; by implication, prosperity.

to the
τοῖς (tois)
Article - Dative Masculine 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.

brothers
ἀδελφοῖς (adelphois)
Noun - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 80: A brother, member of the same religious community, especially a fellow-Christian. A brother near or remote.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

love
ἀγάπη (agapē)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 26: From agapao; love, i.e. Affection or benevolence; specially a love-feast.

with
μετὰ (meta)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 3326: (a) gen: with, in company with, (b) acc: (1) behind, beyond, after, of place, (2) after, of time, with nouns, neut. of adjectives.

faith
πίστεως (pisteōs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 4102: Faith, belief, trust, confidence; fidelity, faithfulness.

from
ἀπὸ (apo)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 575: From, away from. A primary particle; 'off, ' i.e. Away, in various senses.

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

[the] Father
Πατρὸς (Patros)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3962: Father, (Heavenly) Father, ancestor, elder, senior. Apparently a primary word; a 'father'.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

[the] Lord
Κυρίου (Kyriou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2962: Lord, master, sir; the Lord. From kuros; supreme in authority, i.e. controller; by implication, Master.

Jesus
Ἰησοῦ (Iēsou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2424: Of Hebrew origin; Jesus, the name of our Lord and two other Israelites.

Christ.
Χριστοῦ (Christou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5547: Anointed One; the Messiah, the Christ. From chrio; Anointed One, i.e. The Messiah, an epithet of Jesus.
(23) Peace be to the brethren . . .--In the conclusion of the Epistle, as at the beginning, St. Paul gives the double benediction, "Peace and grace be with you all." But it. is impossible not to notice the difference between the generality of the terms here used ("the brethren," and "all who love the Lord Jesus Christ") and the personal "you" of all the other Epistles--a difference which would be inexplicable if this Epistle were addressed to the well-known and loved Church of Ephesus alone.

Peace seems especially dwelt upon in the Epistles of the Captivity, of which the Epistle to Philippi contains (in Ephesians 4:7) the fullest description of the "peace of God which passeth all understanding." It is naturally connected here with love (as in 2Corinthians 13:11; Colossians 3:15-16)--a "love with faith," "making perfect" (as in Galatians 5:6) the faith which St. Paul takes for granted as being in them. For peace is first with God, in the thankful receiving of His mercy; from this naturally arises "love with faith" towards Him; and out of this, again, peace and love towards men, in the conviction that, "if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another" (1John 4:11). All these are gifts from "God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ."

Verses 23, 24. - CLOSING BENEDICTION. Verse 23. - Peace be to the brethren. There is a double invocation of blessing - to the brethren, and to all that love the Lord. "The brethren" must mean the members of the Church addressed, with special reference to the amalgamation in one body of Jews and Gentiles, or to the one family (Ephesians 3:15) in which they were brethren, Peace is the echo of Ephesians 1:2, and denotes the apostle's desire for the continuance among them of the peace with God to which they had been admitted, as well as the prevalence of peace in every sense of the word. And love with faith. "Love" in the widest sense (Ephesians 3:17, 19) - the love of Christ to them, their love to Christ, and their love to one another; and love is coupled with faith, because faith is the companion of love, they are in the closest relation to each other. Faith in Christ receives him as he is offered, in all his love and goodness; it sees his loving face, and is changed into the same image. From God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ (comp. Ephesians 1:2). 6:19-24 The gospel was a mystery till made known by Divine revelation; and it is the work of Christ's ministers to declare it. The best and most eminent ministers need the prayers of believers. Those particularly should be prayed for, who are exposed to great hardships and perils in their work. Peace be to the brethren, and love with faith. By peace, understand all manner of peace; peace with God, peace of conscience, peace among themselves. And the grace of the Spirit, producing faith and love, and every grace. These he desires for those in whom they were already begun. And all grace and blessings come to the saints from God, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Grace, that is, the favour of God; and all good, spiritual and temporal, which is from it, is and shall be with all those who thus love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity, and with them only.
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