New American Standard Bible
and that every tongue will confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
King James Bible
And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
Darby Bible Translation
and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord to God the Father's glory.
World English Bible
and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
Young's Literal Translation
and every tongue may confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And that every tongue should confess - Everyone should acknowledge him. On the duty and importance of confessing Christ, see the notes at Romans 10:9-10.
That Jesus Christ is Lord - The word "Lord," here, is used in its primitive and proper sense, as denoting owner, ruler, sovereign; compare the notes at Romans 14:9. The meaning is, that all should acknowledge him as the universal sovereign.
To the glory of God the Father - Such a universal confession would honor God; see the notes at John 5:23, where this sentiment is explained.
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