New American Standard Bible
do not cease giving thanks for you, while making mention of you in my prayers;
King James Bible
Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers;
Darby Bible Translation
do not cease giving thanks for you, making mention of you at my prayers,
World English Bible
don't cease to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers,
Young's Literal Translation
do not cease giving thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Cease not to give thanks for you - In the prosperity of the church at Ephesus he could not but feel the deepest interest, and their welfare he never forgot.
Making mention of you in my prayers - Paul was far distant from them, and expected to see them no more. But he had faith in prayer, and he sought that they might advance in knowledge and in grace. What was the particular subject of his prayers, he mentions in the following verses.
LibraryThe Earnest and the Inheritance
'The earnest of our inheritance, until the redemption of the purchased possession.'--Eph. i. 14. I have dealt with a portion of this verse in conjunction with the fragment of another in this chapter. I tried to show you how much the idea of the mutual possession of God by the believing soul, and of the believing soul by God, was present to the Apostle's thoughts in this context. These two ideas are brought into close juxtaposition in the verse before us, for, as you will see if you use the Revised …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture Ephesians, Peter,John
'All Spiritual Blessings'
Wisdom and Revelation.
First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, because your faith is being proclaimed throughout the whole world.
For God, whom I serve in my spirit in the preaching of the gospel of His Son, is my witness as to how unceasingly I make mention of you,
For this reason also, since the day we heard of it, we have not ceased to pray for you and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,
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