Ephesians 5:19
Parallel Verses
English Standard Version
addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart,

King James Bible
Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;

American Standard Version
speaking one to another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody with your heart to the Lord;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Speaking to yourselves in psalms, and hymns, and spiritual canticles, singing and making melody in your hearts to the Lord;

English Revised Version
speaking one to another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody with your heart to the Lord;

Webster's Bible Translation
Speaking to yourselves in psalms, and hymns, and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord,

Weymouth New Testament
but drink deeply of God's Spirit. Speak to one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs. Sing and offer praise in your hearts to the Lord.

Ephesians 5:19 Parallel
Commentary
Vincent's Word Studies

Speaking to yourselves (λαλοῦντες ἑαυτοῖς)

Rev., one to another.

The A.V. is literally correct, but is open to the misinterpretation each one communing with himself. The meaning is as in Colossians 3:13, and Rev. is better.

Psalms

See on 1 Corinthians 14:15.

Hymns - spiritual songs

See on Colossians 3:16.

Ephesians 5:19 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

to yourselves.

Acts 16:25 And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises to God: and the prisoners heard them.

1 Corinthians 14:26 How is it then, brothers? when you come together, every one of you has a psalm, has a doctrine, has a tongue, has a revelation...

Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs...

James 5:13 Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms.

psalms. Psalms, [psalmos,] from [psallo,] to touch or play on a musical instrument, properly denotes such sacred songs or poems as are sung to stringed instruments, and may here refer to those of David; hymns, [humnos,] from [hudo,] to sing, celebrate, praise, signifies songs in honour of God; and songs [ode,] from [aeido,] to sing, denotes any regular poetic composition adapted to singing, and is here restricted to those which are spiritual.

Psalm 95:2 Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise to him with psalms.

Psalm 105:2 Sing to him, sing psalms to him: talk you of all his wondrous works.

Matthew 26:30 And when they had sung an hymn, they went out into the mount of Olives.

making.

Psalm 47:7,8 For God is the King of all the earth: sing you praises with understanding...

Psalm 62:8 Trust in him at all times; you people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Selah.

Psalm 86:12 I will praise you, O Lord my God, with all my heart: and I will glorify your name for ever more.

Psalm 105:3 Glory you in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek the LORD.

Psalm 147:7 Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving; sing praise on the harp to our God:

Isaiah 65:14 Behold, my servants shall sing for joy of heart, but you shall cry for sorrow of heart, and shall howl for vexation of spirit.

Matthew 15:8 This people draws near to me with their mouth, and honors me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.

John 4:23,24 But the hour comes, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth...

Cross References
Psalm 95:2
Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise!

Acts 16:25
About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them,

1 Corinthians 14:15
What am I to do? I will pray with my spirit, but I will pray with my mind also; I will sing praise with my spirit, but I will sing with my mind also.

1 Corinthians 14:26
What then, brothers? When you come together, each one has a hymn, a lesson, a revelation, a tongue, or an interpretation. Let all things be done for building up.

Colossians 3:16
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

Revelation 5:9
And they sang a new song, saying, "Worthy are you to take the scroll and to open its seals, for you were slain, and by your blood you ransomed people for God from every tribe and language and people and nation,

Jump to Previous
Addressing Deeply Drink God's Heart Hearts Holy Hymns Joining Making Melody Music Offer Praise Praises Psalms Sing Singing Songs Speak Speaking Spirit Spiritual Using Voice Yourselves
Jump to Next
Addressing Deeply Drink God's Heart Hearts Holy Hymns Joining Making Melody Music Offer Praise Praises Psalms Sing Singing Songs Speak Speaking Spirit Spiritual Using Voice Yourselves
Links
Ephesians 5:19 NIV
Ephesians 5:19 NLT
Ephesians 5:19 ESV
Ephesians 5:19 NASB
Ephesians 5:19 KJV

Ephesians 5:19 Bible Apps
Ephesians 5:19 Biblia Paralela
Ephesians 5:19 Chinese Bible
Ephesians 5:19 French Bible
Ephesians 5:19 German Bible

Bible Hub

ESV Text Edition: 2016. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version® copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.
Ephesians 5:18
Top of Page
Top of Page