New Living Translation
Put on all of God's armor so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies of the devil.
King James Bible
Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
Darby Bible Translation
Put on the panoply of God, that ye may be able to stand against the artifices of the devil:
World English Bible
Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
Young's Literal Translation
put on the whole armour of God, for your being able to stand against the wiles of the devil,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:11 Put on the whole armour of God - The Greek word means a complete suit of armour. Believers are said to put on the girdle, breastplate, shoes; to take the shield of faith, and sword of the Spirit. The whole armour - As if the armour would scarce do, it must be the whole armour. This is repeated, ver.13, because of the strength and subtilty of our adversaries, and because of an evil day of sore trial being at hand.
LibraryA Soldier's Shoes
'Your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace.'--Eph. vi. 15. Paul drew the first draft of this picture of the Christian armour in his first letter. It is a finished picture here. One can fancy that the Roman soldier to whom he was chained in his captivity, whilst this letter was being written, unconsciously sat for his likeness, and that each piece of his accoutrements was seized in succession by the Apostle's imagination and turned to a Christian use. It is worth noticing that there …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture Ephesians, Peter,John
The Shield of Faith
'The Helmet of Salvation'
'The Sword of the Spirit'
The night is almost gone; the day of salvation will soon be here. So remove your dark deeds like dirty clothes, and put on the shining armor of right living.
2 Corinthians 6:7
We faithfully preach the truth. God's power is working in us. We use the weapons of righteousness in the right hand for attack and the left hand for defense.
Then we will no longer be immature like children. We won't be tossed and blown about by every wind of new teaching. We will not be influenced when people try to trick us with lies so clever they sound like the truth.
Therefore, put on every piece of God's armor so you will be able to resist the enemy in the time of evil. Then after the battle you will still be standing firm.
So humble yourselves before God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
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