Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, (A)but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

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Masters, do the same to them, (A)and stop your threatening, knowing that (B)he who is both their Master[a] and yours is in heaven, and that (C)there is no partiality with him.

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Footnotes

  1. Ephesians 6:9 Greek Lord

19 Husbands, love your wives, and (A)do not be harsh with them. 20 Children, obey your parents (B)in everything, for this pleases the Lord. 21 Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged.

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Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment. For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. Would you have no fear of the one who is in authority? Then do what is good, and you (A)will receive his approval,

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