Ephesians 6:4
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New International Version
Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.


New American Standard Bible
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.


King James Bible
And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
Fathers, don't stir up anger in your children, but bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.


International Standard Version
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up by training and instructing them about the Lord.


American Standard Version
And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but nurture them in the chastening and admonition of the Lord.


Douay-Rheims Bible
And you, fathers, provoke not your children to anger; but bring them up in the discipline and correction of the Lord.


Darby Bible Translation
And ye fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and admonition of the Lord.


Young's Literal Translation
And the fathers! provoke not your children, but nourish them in the instruction and admonition of the Lord.
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Context
Children and Parents

1Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. 2Honor your father and mother; which is the first commandment with promise; 3That it may be well with you, and you may live long on the earth. 4And, you fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
Cross References
Genesis 18:19
For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD, to do justice and judgment; that the LORD may bring on Abraham that which he has spoken of him.


Deuteronomy 4:9
Only take heed to yourself, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes have seen, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life: but teach them your sons, and your sons' sons;


Deuteronomy 6:7
And you shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise up.


Deuteronomy 11:19
And you shall teach them your children, speaking of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up.


Psalm 78:4
We will not hide them from their children, showing to the generation to come the praises of the LORD, and his strength, and his wonderful works that he has done.


Proverbs 4:4
He taught me also, and said to me, Let your heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live.


Proverbs 22:6
Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.


Ephesians 6:3
That it may be well with you, and you may live long on the earth.


Colossians 3:21
Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.


2 Timothy 3:15
And that from a child you have known the holy scriptures, which are able to make you wise to salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.


Treasury of Scripture

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

ye.

Genesis 31:14,15 And Rachel and Leah answered and said to him, Is there yet any portion or inheritance for us in our father's house...

1 Samuel 20:30-34 Then Saul's anger was kindled against Jonathan, and he said to him, You son of the perverse rebellious woman...

Colossians 3:21 Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged.

but.

Genesis 18:19 For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD...

Exodus 12:26,27 And it shall come to pass, when your children shall say to you, What mean you by this service...

Exodus 13:14,15 And it shall be when your son asks you in time to come, saying, What is this? that you shall say to him...

Deuteronomy 4:9 Only take heed to yourself, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes have seen...

Deuteronomy 6:7,20-24 And you shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way...

Deuteronomy 11:19-21 And you shall teach them your children, speaking of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, when you lie down...

Joshua 4:6,7 That this may be a sign among you, that when your children ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What mean you by these stones...

Joshua 4:21-24 And he spoke to the children of Israel, saying, When your children shall ask their fathers in time to come, saying...

Joshua 24:15 And if it seem evil to you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom you will serve...

1 Chronicles 22:10-13 He shall build an house for my name; and he shall be my son, and I will be his father...

1 Chronicles 28:9,10,20 And you, Solomon my son, know you the God of your father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind...

1 Chronicles 29:19 And give to Solomon my son a perfect heart, to keep your commandments, your testimonies, and your statutes, and to do all these things...

Psalm 71:17 O God, you have taught me from my youth: and till now have I declared your wondrous works.

Psalm 71:18 Now also when I am old and gray headed, O God, forsake me not; until I have showed your strength to this generation...

Psalm 78:4-7 We will not hide them from their children, showing to the generation to come the praises of the LORD, and his strength...

Proverbs 4:1-4 Hear, you children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding...

Proverbs 19:18 Chasten your son while there is hope, and let not your soul spare for his crying.

Proverbs 22:6,15 Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it...

Proverbs 23:13,14 Withhold not correction from the child: for if you beat him with the rod, he shall not die...

Proverbs 29:15,17 The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself brings his mother to shame...

Isaiah 38:19 The living, the living, he shall praise you, as I do this day: the father to the children shall make known your truth.

2 Timothy 1:5 When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in you, which dwelled first in your grandmother Lois, and your mother Eunice...

2 Timothy 3:15 And that from a child you have known the holy scriptures...

Hebrews 12:7-10 If you endure chastening, God deals with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father chastens not...

Strong's Concordance
And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
Topical Bible
Admonition Advice Anger Angry Bring Chastening Christian Discipline Exasperate Fathers Fear Instead Instruction Irritate Nourish Nurture Provoke Teaching Tenderly Training Wrath
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Ephesians Chapter 6 Verse 4

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