Ephesians 6:10-20New International Version (NIV)
The Armor of God
10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. 13 Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. 14 Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, 15 and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. 16 In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. 17 Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.
18 And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people. 19 Pray also for me, that whenever I speak, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, 20 for which I am an ambassador in chains. Pray that I may declare it fearlessly, as I should.
Ephesians 6:10-20New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
The Whole Armor of God
10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his power. 11 Put on the whole armor of God, so that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. 12 For our[a] struggle is not against enemies of blood and flesh, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers of this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places. 13 Therefore take up the whole armor of God, so that you may be able to withstand on that evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm. 14 Stand therefore, and fasten the belt of truth around your waist, and put on the breastplate of righteousness. 15 As shoes for your feet put on whatever will make you ready to proclaim the gospel of peace. 16 With all of these,[b] take the shield of faith, with which you will be able to quench all the flaming arrows of the evil one. 17 Take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.
18 Pray in the Spirit at all times in every prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert and always persevere in supplication for all the saints. 19 Pray also for me, so that when I speak, a message may be given to me to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel,[c] 20 for which I am an ambassador in chains. Pray that I may declare it boldly, as I must speak.
Ephesians 6:10-20Mounce Reverse-Interlinear New Testament (MOUNCE)
10 · ho Finally loipos, grow strong endynamoō in en the Lord kyrios and kai in en the ho strength kratos of ho his autos power ischus. 11 Put on endyō the ho full armor panoplia of ho God theos, so that pros you hymeis may be able dynamai to stand histēmi against pros the ho schemes methodeia of the ho devil diabolos; 12 for hoti our hēmeis struggle palē is eimi not ou · ho against pros flesh sarx and kai blood haima, but alla against pros the ho rulers archē, against pros the ho authorities exousia, against pros the ho world kosmokratōr rulers of ho this houtos darkness skotos, against pros the ho spiritual pneumatikos forces of ho evil ponēria in en the ho heavenly epouranios realms . 13 Therefore dia houtos take up analambanō the ho full armor panoplia of ho God theos, so that hina you may be able dynamai to stand anthistēmi your ground on en the ho evil ponēros day hēmera, · ho and kai having done katergazomai everything hapas, to stand histēmi. 14 Stand histēmi therefore oun, by girding perizōnnymi · ho your hymeis waist osphys with en truth alētheia, · kai by putting endyō on the ho breastplate thōrax of ho righteousness dikaiosynē, 15 · kai by fitting hypodeō your ho feet pous with en the readiness hetoimasia of the ho gospel euangelion of ho peace eirēnē; 16 and besides en all pas these , by taking analambanō up the ho shield thureos of ho faith pistis, with en which hos you will be able dynamai to extinguish sbennymi all pas the ho flaming pyroō arrows belos of the ho evil ponēros one . · ho 17 And kai take dechomai the ho helmet perikephalaia of ho salvation, and kai the ho sword machaira of the ho Spirit pneuma, which hos is eimi the word rhēma of God theos. 18 By means of dia all pas prayer proseuchē and kai petition deēsis, pray proseuchomai at en every pas time kairos in en the Spirit pneuma, and kai to eis this autos end keep alert agrypneō with en all pas perseverance proskarterēsis and kai petition deēsis for peri all pas the ho saints hagios, 19 and kai for hyper me egō, that hina when en I open anoixis my egō mouth stoma the word logos will be given didōmi to me egō · ho—that with en boldness parrēsia I will make known gnōrizō the ho mystery mystērion of the ho gospel euangelion, 20 for hyper which hos I am an ambassador presbeuō in en chains halysis. Pray that hina I may declare it autos boldly parrēsiazomai, as hōs I egō ought dei to speak laleō.
Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. The next step is to enter your payment information. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. You can cancel anytime during the trial period.
Click the button below to continue.
You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate of $3.99/month, click the button below.
It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings.
For the best Bible Gateway experience, consider upgrading to Bible Gateway Plus. Bible Gateway Plus equips you to have in-depth biblical discussions with your friends, your family, and your peers. Try it free for 30 days!
Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus.