New International Version
Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of such things God's wrath comes on those who are disobedient.
King James Bible
Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.
Darby Bible Translation
Let no one deceive you with vain words, for on account of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.
World English Bible
Let no one deceive you with empty words. For because of these things, the wrath of God comes on the children of disobedience.
Young's Literal Translation
Let no one deceive you with vain words, for because of these things cometh the anger of God upon the sons of the disobedience,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Let no man deceive you - Suffer no man to persuade you that any of these things are innocent, or that they are unavoidable frailties of human nature; they are all sins and abominations in the sight of God; those who practice them are children of disobedience; and on account of such practices the wrath of God - Divine punishment, must come upon them.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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disobedience. or, unbelief.
LibraryJanuary 1. "Redeeming the Time" (Eph. v. 16).
"Redeeming the time" (Eph. v. 16). Two little words are found in the Greek version here. They are translated "ton kairon" in the revised version, "Buying up for yourselves the opportunity." The two words ton kairon mean, literally, the opportunity. They do not refer to time in general, but to a special point of time, a juncture, a crisis, a moment full of possibilities and quickly passing by, which we must seize and make the best of before it has passed away. It is intimated that there are not …
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Redeeming the Time
So do not listen to your prophets, your diviners, your interpreters of dreams, your mediums or your sorcerers who tell you, 'You will not serve the king of Babylon.'
Yes, this is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says: "Do not let the prophets and diviners among you deceive you. Do not listen to the dreams you encourage them to have.
"This is what the LORD says: Do not deceive yourselves, thinking, 'The Babylonians will surely leave us.' They will not!
The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of people, who suppress the truth by their wickedness,
in which you used to live when you followed the ways of this world and of the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient.
See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the elemental spiritual forces of this world rather than on Christ.
Because of these, the wrath of God is coming.
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