Ephesians 6:7
Strong's Lexicon
Serve
δουλεύοντες (douleuontes)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 1398: To be a slave, be subject to, obey, be devoted. From doulos; to be a slave to.

with
μετ’ (met’)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 3326: (a) gen: with, in company with, (b) acc: (1) behind, beyond, after, of place, (2) after, of time, with nouns, neut. of adjectives.

good will,
εὐνοίας (eunoias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2133: Good-will, kindliness; enthusiasm. From the same as eunoeo; kindness; euphemistically, conjugal duty.

as
ὡς (hōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 5613: Probably adverb of comparative from hos; which how, i.e. In that manner.

to the
τῷ ()
Article - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Lord
Κυρίῳ (Kyriō)
Noun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2962: Lord, master, sir; the Lord. From kuros; supreme in authority, i.e. controller; by implication, Master.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

not
οὐκ (ouk)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

to men,
ἀνθρώποις (anthrōpois)
Noun - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 444: A man, one of the human race. From aner and ops; man-faced, i.e. A human being.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Serve with a good attitude, as to the Lord and not to men,

New American Standard Bible
With good will render service, as to the Lord, and not to men,

King James Bible
With good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men:
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not people,

New Living Translation
Work with enthusiasm, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people.

English Standard Version
rendering service with a good will as to the Lord and not to man,

New American Standard Bible
With good will render service, as to the Lord, and not to men,

King James Bible
With good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Serve with a good attitude, as to the Lord and not to men,

International Standard Version
Serve willingly, as if you were serving the Lord and not merely people,

NET Bible
Obey with enthusiasm, as though serving the Lord and not people,

American Standard Version
with good will doing service, as unto the Lord, and not unto men:

English Revised Version
with good will doing service, as unto the Lord, and not unto men:

Young's Literal Translation
with good-will serving, as to the Lord, and not to men,






Cross References
Romans 6:17
But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.

Colossians 3:23
And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;

Ephesians 1:1
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints which are at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus:

Ephesians 6:6
Not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart;

Ephesians 6:5
Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ;

Ephesians 6:4
And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

Ephesians 6:8
Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man doeth, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free.

Ephesians 6:9
And, ye masters, do the same things unto them, forbearing threatening: knowing that your Master also is in heaven; neither is there respect of persons with him.

Ephesians 6:10
Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.
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