New International Version
Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
King James Bible
Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
Darby Bible Translation
Subject yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
World English Bible
Be subject therefore to God. But resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
Young's Literal Translation
be subject, then, to God; stand up against the devil, and he will flee from you;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Submit - to God - Continue to bow to all his decisions, and to all his dispensations.
Resist the devil - He cannot conquer you if you continue to resist. Strong as he is, God never permits him to conquer the man who continues to resist him; he cannot force the human will. He who, in the terrible name of Jesus, opposes even the devil himself, is sure to have a speedy and glorious conquest. He flees from that name, and from his conquering blood.
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Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you.--JAMES 4:8. Enoch walked with God.--Can two walk together, except they be agreed?--It is good for me to draw near to God. The Lord is with you, while ye be with him: and if ye seek him, he will be found of you: but if ye forsake him, he will forsake you. When they in their trouble did turn unto the Lord God of Israel, and sought him, he was found of them. For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of …
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and do not give the devil a foothold.
Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil's schemes.
Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand.
1 Peter 5:6
Humble yourselves, therefore, under God's mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.
1 Peter 5:8
Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.
1 Peter 5:9
Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that the family of believers throughout the world is undergoing the same kind of sufferings.
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