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Ephesians

5:1 So imitate God as dearly loved children,

γινεσθε
G1096
yous-become!
ουν
G3767
then
μιμηται
G3402
imitators
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
ὡς
G5613
as
τεκνα
G5043
children
αγαπητα
G27
beloved

5:2 and walk in love just as the Anointed loved us and gave himself up for our sake as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

και
G2532
and
περιπατειτε
G4043
yous-walk-around!
εν
G1722
in
αγαπη
G26
love
καθως
G2531
according-to
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
χριστος
G5547
anointed
ηγαπησεν
G25
loved
ἡμας
G2248
us
και
G2532
and
παρεδωκεν
G3860
handed-over
ἑαυτον
G1438
him/her/it-self
ὑπερ
G5228
over
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us
προσφοραν
G4376
offering
και
G2532
and
θυσιαν
G2378
sacrifice
τω
G3588
[to]-the
θεω
G2316
[to]-God
εις
G1519
into
οσμην
G3744
fragrance
ευωδιας
G2175
[of]-perfume

5:3 As is fitting for holy people, let there be no grounds for charges of promiscuity, dirtiness, or even greed to be brought against you—

πορνεια
G4202
promiscuity
δε
G1161
yet
και
G2532
and
ακαθαρσια
G167
uncleanness
πασα
G3956
all
η
G2228
or-else
πλεονεξια
G4124
[to]-greed
μηδε
G3366
no-longer
ονομαζεσθω
G3687
let-him/her/it-be-named!
εν
G1722
in
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
καθως
G2531
according-to
πρεπει
G4241
is-fitting
ἁγιοις
G40
[to]-consecrated

5:4 and no filth or stupid talk or innuendo. Instead of being those things, be thankful.

και
G2532
and
αισχροτης
G151
filth
και
G2532
and
μωρολογια
G3473
idiotic-talk
η
G2228
or-else
ευτραπελια
G2160
double-entendre

G3739
which
ουκ
G3756
not
ανηκεν
G433
attains
αλλα
G235
but
μαλλον
G3123
rather
ευχαριστια
G2169
[to]-thanksgiving

5:5 For you know and understand that no promiscuous or dirty or greedy people (who are idolaters) will have a share in the inheritance of the kingdom of the Anointed and of God.

τουτο
G5124
this
γαρ
G1063
because
ιστε
G1492
yous-see!
γινωσκοντες
G1097
knowing
ὁτι
G3754
since
πας
G3956
all
πορνος
G4205
promiscuous-one
η
G2228
or-else
ακαθαρτος
G169
unwashed
η
G2228
or-else
πλεονεκτης
G4123
greedy-ones

G3588
the
εστιν
G2076
is
ειδωλολατρης
G1496
idolater
ουκ
G3756
not
εχει
G2192
has
κληρονομιαν
G2817
inheritance
εν
G1722
in
τη
G3588
[to]-the
βασιλεια
G932
kingdom
του
G3588
[of]-the
χριστου
G5547
[of]-anointed
και
G2532
and
θεου
G2316
[of]-God

5:6 Let no one fool you with hollow words about all this, because the rage of God is coming upon those who stubbornly resist him.

μηδεις
G3367
not-even-one
ὑμας
G5209
yous
απατατω
G538
let-him/her/it-deceive!
κενοις
G2756
[to]-empty
λογοις
G3056
[to]-sayings
δια
G1223
through
ταυτα
G5023
these-things
γαρ
G1063
because
ερχεται
G2064
is-coming

G3588
the
οργη
G3709
rage
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
επι
G1909
on
τους
G3588
the
υἱους
G5207
sons
της
G3588
[of]-the
απειθειας
G543
[of]-stubborn-hostility

5:7 No, do not join in with them!

μη
G3361
not
ουν
G3767
then
γινεσθε
G1096
yous-become!
συμμετοχοι
G4830
joint-sharers
αυτων
G846
[of]-them

5:8 For you were once darkness but now, unified with the Master, you are light.

ητε
G2258
yous-were
γαρ
G1063
because
ποτε
G4219
when?
σκοτος
G4655
darkness
νυν
G3568
now
δε
G1161
yet
φως
G5457
light
εν
G1722
in
κυριω
G2962
master
ὡς
G5613
as
τεκνα
G5043
children
φωτος
G5457
[of]-light
περιπατειτε
G4043
yous-walk-around!

5:9 So act like people of the light, since light produces all goodness and justice and truth,


G3588
the
γαρ
G1063
because
καρπος
G2590
produce
του
G3588
[of]-the
φωτος
G5457
[of]-light
εν
G1722
in
παση
G3956
[to]-every
αγαθωσυνη
G19
goodness
και
G2532
and
δικαιοσυνη
G1343
justice
και
G2532
and
αληθεια
G225
[to]-truth

5:10 testing to see what is most pleasing to the Master.

δοκιμαζοντες
G1381
testing
τι
G5101
what
εστιν
G2076
is
ευαρεστον
G2101
well-pleasing
τω
G3588
[to]-the
κυριω
G2962
master

5:11 And do not join in with the unproductive acts of darkness, but instead expose them.

και
G2532
and
μη
G3361
not
συγκοινωνειτε
G4790
joint-partners
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
εργοις
G2041
[to]-actions
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
ακαρποις
G175
[to]-unproductive
του
G3588
[of]-the
σκοτους
G4655
[of]-darkness
μαλλον
G3123
rather
δε
G1161
yet
και
G2532
and
ελεγχετε
G1651
yous-expose!

5:12 It’s shameful to even talk about what they do.

τα
G3588
the
γαρ
G1063
because
κρυφη
G2931
hidden
γινομενα
G1096
coming-to-be
ὑπ᾽
G5259
under
αυτων
G846
[of]-them
αισχρον
G150
shameful
εστιν
G2076
is
και
G2532
and
λεγειν
G3004
to-say

5:13 But everything is being exposed under the light appearing everywhere, for light is indeed appearing.

τα
G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
παντα
G3956
all
ελεγχομενα
G1651
being-exposed
ὑπο
G5259
under
του
G3588
[of]-the
φωτος
G5457
[of]-light
φανερουται
G5319
is-revealed
παν
G3956
all
γαρ
G1063
because
το
G3588
the
φανερουμενον
G5319
being-revealed
φως
G5457
light
εστιν
G2076
is

5:14 This is why it says, “Wake up, sleeper! Get up, and the Anointed will illuminate you.”

διο
G1352
for-this-reason
λεγειν
G3004
to-say
εγειρε
G1453
you-wake-up!

G3588
the
καθευδων
G2518
sleeping
και
G2532
and
αναστα
G450
you-elevate!
εκ
G1537
out
των
G3588
[of]-the
νεκρων
G3498
[of]-the-dead
και
G2532
and
επιφαυσει
G2017
shall-illuminate
σοι
G4671
[to]-you

G3588
the
χριστος
G5547
anointed

5:15 So make sure that you are keeping pace— not with the unwise but with the wise,

βλεπετε
G991
yous-observe!
ουν
G3767
then
ακριβως
G199
cautiously
πως
G4459
how
περιπατειτε
G4043
yous-walk-around!
μη
G3361
not
ὡς
G5613
as
ασοφοι
G781
unwise
αλλ᾽
G235
but
ὡς
G5613
as
σοφοι
G4680
wise

5:16 making good use of the time in these evil days.

εξαγοραζομενοι
G1805
ransoming
τον
G3588
the
καιρον
G2540
time
ὁτι
G3754
since
αἱ
G3588
the
ἡμεραι
G2250
days
πονηραι
G4190
evil
εισιν
G1526
they-are

5:17 For that reason, do not become dimwitted but intelligent regarding the will of the Master.

δια
G1223
through
τουτο
G5124
this
μη
G3361
not
γινεσθε
G1096
yous-become!
αφρονες
G878
dimwitted
αλλα
G235
but
συνιετε
G4920
yous-be-intelligent!
τι
G5101
what
το
G3588
the
θελημα
G2307
will
του
G3588
[of]-the
κυριου
G2962
[of]-master

5:18 And don’t get drunk with wine, which shows a lack of discipline, but be filled in spirit:

και
G2532
and
μη
G3361
not
μεθυσκεσθεν
G3182
to-be-drunk
οινω
G3631
[to]-wine
εν
G1722
in

G3739
[to]-whom
εστιν
G2076
is
ασωτια
G810
lack-of-discipline
αλλα
G235
but
πληρουσθε
G4137
yous-be-filled-up!
εν
G1722
in
πνευματι
G4151
[to]-breath

5:19 talking among yourselves with praise songs, festive songs, and spiritual songs, singing and playing music in your hearts to the Master,

λαλουντες
G2980
talking
ἑαυτοις
G1438
[to]-themselves
ψαλμοις
G5568
[to]-praise-songs
και
G2532
and
ὑμνοις
G5215
[to]-festive-songs
και
G2532
and
ᾠδαις
G5603
[to]-songs
πνευματικαις
G4152
[to]-spiritual
αδοντες
G103
singing
και
G2532
and
ψαλλοντες
G5567
plucking-strings
εν
G1722
in
τη
G3588
[to]-the
καρδια
G2588
[to]-heart
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
τω
G3588
[to]-the
κυριω
G2962
master

5:20 always giving thanks to God for everything in the name of our Master Jesus the Anointed,

ευχαριστουντες
G2168
thanking
παντοτε
G3842
always
ὑπερ
G5228
over
παντων
G3956
[of]-all
εν
G1722
in
ονοματι
G3686
[to]-name
του
G3588
[of]-the
κυριου
G2962
[of]-master
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us
ιησου
G2424
[of]-Jesus
χριστου
G5547
[of]-anointed
τω
G3588
[to]-the
θεω
G2316
[to]-God
και
G2532
and
πατρι
G3962
[to]-father

5:21 being supportive of each other because you fear the Anointed

ὑποτασσομενοι
G5293
being-supportive
αλληλοις
G240
[to]-each-other
εν
G1722
in
φοβω
G5401
[to]-fear
χριστου
G5547
[of]-anointed

5:22 (wives, to your own husbands, as to the Master.

αἱ
G3588
the
γυναικες
G1135
women
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
ιδιοις
G2398
[to]-own
ανδρασιν
G435
men
ὡς
G5613
as
τω
G3588
[to]-the
κυριω
G2962
master

5:23 Since the man is the source of the woman just as the Anointed is the source of the Congregation, which is the Body he saved,

ὁτι
G3754
since

G3588
the
ανηρ
G435
man
εστιν
G2076
is
κεφαλη
G2776
[to]-head
της
G3588
[of]-the
γυναικος
G1135
[of]-woman
ὡς
G5613
as
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
χριστος
G5547
anointed
κεφαλη
G2776
[to]-head
της
G3588
[of]-the
εκκλησιας
G1577
[of]-congregation
αυτος
G846
him/her/it-self
σωτηρ
G4990
savior
του
G3588
[of]-the
σωματος
G4983
[of]-body

5:24 the wives are to support their husbands in every way, just as the congregation supports the Anointed.)

αλλα
G235
but
ὡς
G5613
as

G3588
the
εκκλησια
G1577
[to]-congregation
ὑποτασσεται
G5293
is-supported
τω
G3588
[to]-the
χριστω
G5547
[to]-anointed
οὑτως
G3779
likewise
και
G2532
and
αἱ
G3588
the
γυναικες
G1135
women
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
ανδρασιν
G435
men
εν
G1722
in
παντι
G3956
[to]-every

5:25 Husbands, love your wives in the same way that the Anointed did when he gave himself up for the Congregation,

οἱ
G3588
the
ανδρες
G435
men
αγαπατε
G25
yous-love!
τας
G3588
those
γυναικας
G1135
women
καθως
G2531
according-to
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
χριστος
G5547
anointed
ηγαπησεν
G25
loved
την
G3588
the
εκκλησιαν
G1577
congregation
και
G2532
and
ἑαυτον
G1438
him/her/it-self
παρεδωκεν
G3860
handed-over
ὑπερ
G5228
over
αυτης
G846
[of]-herself

5:26 to make her special and bathed clean by his pronouncement.

ἱνα
G2443
that
αυτην
G846
herself
ἁγιαση
G37
should-consecrate
καθαρισας
G2511
cleaning
τω
G3588
[to]-the
λουτρω
G3067
[to]-bath
του
G3588
[of]-the
ὑδατος
G5204
[of]-water
εν
G1722
in
ῥηματι
G4487
[to]-declaration

5:27 This way he could present the Congregation with himself as esteemed— not blemished, wrinkled, or any other such thing, but special and flawless.

ἱνα
G2443
that
παραστηση
G3936
should-exhibit
αυτος
G846
him/her/it-self
ἑαυτω
G1438
[to]-him/her/it-self
ενδοξον
G1741
esteemed
την
G3588
the
εκκλησιαν
G1577
congregation
μη
G3361
not
εχουσαν
G2192
having
σπιλον
G4696
stain
η
G2228
or-else
ῥυτιδα
G4512
wrinkle
η
G2228
or-else
τι
G5101
what
των
G3588
[of]-the
τοιουτων
G5108
[of]-such-things
αλλ᾽
G235
but
ἱνα
G2443
that
η
G2228
or-else
ἁγια
G40
consecrated
και
G2532
and
αμωμος
G299
flawless

5:28 Likewise, husbands must love their wives as they love their own bodies. After all, a husband is really loving himself when he loves his wife,

οὑτως
G3779
likewise
οφειλουσιν
G3784
they-are-obligated
οἱ
G3588
the
ανδρες
G435
men
αγαπαν
G25
to-love
τας
G3588
those
ἑαυτων
G1438
they-[of]-themselves
γυναικας
G1135
women
ὡς
G5613
as
τα
G3588
the
ἑαυτων
G1438
they-[of]-themselves
σωματα
G4983
bodies

G3588
the
αγαπαω
G25
loving
την
G3588
the
ἑαυτου
G1438
[of]-self
γυναικα
G1135
woman
ἑαυτον
G1438
him/her/it-self
αγαπα
G25
is-loving

5:29 since nobody ever hates their own body; they feed it and take care of it. That’s what the Anointed does for the Congregation,

ουδεις
G3762
not-even-one
γαρ
G1063
because
ποτε
G4219
when?
την
G3588
the
ἑαυτου
G1438
[of]-self
σαρκα
G4561
flesh
εμισησεν
G3404
despised
αλλα
G235
but
εκτρεφει
G1625
is-nurturing
και
G2532
and
θαλπει
G2282
is-taking-care-of
αυτην
G846
herself
καθως
G2531
according-to
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
κυριος
G2962
master
την
G3588
the
εκκλησιαν
G1577
congregation

5:30 a Body of which we are all parts.

ὁτι
G3754
since
μελη
G3196
members
εσμεν
G2070
we-are
του
G3588
[of]-the
σωματος
G4983
[of]-body
αυτου
G846
[of]-self

5:31 In this same way, a man leaves his parents to join completely with his wife, and they become one flesh.

αντι
G473
instead
τουτου
G5127
[of]-this
καταλειψει
G2641
shall-leave-behind
ανθρωπος
G444
person
τον
G3588
the
πατερα
G3962
father
και
G2532
and
την
G3588
the
μητερα
G3384
mother
και
G2532
and
προσκολληθησεται
G4347
shall-be-glued
προς
G4314
toward
την
G3588
the
γυναικα
G1135
woman
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
και
G2532
and
εσονται
G2071
they-shall-be
οἱ
G3588
the
δυο
G1417
two
εις
G1519
into
σαρκα
G4561
flesh
μιαν
G1520
one

5:32 This is a big secret, but I’m talking about the Anointed and the Congregation.

το
G3588
the
μυστηριον
G3466
secret
τουτο
G5124
this
μεγα
G3173
large
εστιν
G2076
is
εγω
G1473
I
δε
G1161
yet
λεγω
G3004
I-am-saying
εις
G1519
into
χριστον
G5547
anointed
και
G2532
and
εις
G1519
into
την
G3588
the
εκκλησιαν
G1577
congregation

5:33 To emphasize: every husband must love his wife as he loves himself, or a wife may live in fear of her husband.

πλην
G4133
except-that
και
G2532
and
ὑμεις
G5210
yous
οἱ
G3588
the
καθ᾽
G2596
according-to
ἑνα
G1520
one
ἑκαστος
G1538
each
την
G3588
the
ἑαυτου
G1438
[of]-self
γυναικα
G1135
woman
οὑτως
G3779
likewise
αγαπατω
G25
let-him/her/it-love!
ὡς
G5613
as
ἑαυτον
G1438
him/her/it-self

G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
γυνη
G1135
woman
ἱνα
G2443
that
φοβηται
G5399
may-fear
τον
G3588
the
ανδρα
G435
man