New International Version
"so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth."
King James Bible
That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.
Darby Bible Translation
that it may be well with thee, and that thou mayest be long-lived on the earth.
World English Bible
"that it may be well with you, and you may live long on the earth."
Young's Literal Translation
which is the first command with a promise, 'That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live a long time upon the land.'
Ephesians 6:3 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Honor thy father - See the notes on Exodus 20:12, etc., where this subject, together with the promises and threatenings connected with it, is particularly considered, and the reasons of the duty laid down at large.
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LibraryFebruary 6. "Praying Always for all Saints" (Eph. vi. 18).
"Praying always for all saints" (Eph. vi. 18). One good counsel will suffice just now. Stop praying so much for yourself; begin to ask unselfish things, and see if God won't give you faith. See how much easier it will be to believe for another than for your own petty self. Try the effect of praying for the world, for definite things, for difficult things, for glorious things, for things that will honor Christ and save mankind, and after you have received a few wonderful answers to prayer in this …
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The Sword of the Spirit
"Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God has commanded you, so that you may live long and that it may go well with you in the land the LORD your God is giving you.
Walk in obedience to all that the LORD your God has commanded you, so that you may live and prosper and prolong your days in the land that you will possess.
You will eat the fruit of your labor; blessings and prosperity will be yours.
Also you must never build houses, sow seed or plant vineyards; you must never have any of these things, but must always live in tents. Then you will live a long time in the land where you are nomads.'
"Honor your father and mother"--which is the first commandment with a promise--
Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.
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