5 Slaves, be obedient to those who are your [a]masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart, as to Christ;6 not [b]by way of eyeservice, as men-pleasers, but as slaves of Christ, doing the will of God from the [c]heart.7 With good will [d]render service, as to the Lord, and not to men,8 knowing that whatever good thing each one does, this he will receive back from the Lord, whether slave or free.
9 And masters, do the same things to them, and give up threatening, knowing that both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no partiality with Him.
Colossians 3:22-25New American Standard Bible (NASB)
22 Slaves, in all things obey those who are your masters [a]on earth, not with [b]external service, as those who merely please men, but with sincerity of heart, fearing the Lord.23 Whatever you do, do your work [c]heartily, as for the Lord [d]rather than for men,24 knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward [e]of the inheritance. It is the Lord Christ whom you serve.25 For he who does wrong will receive the consequences of the wrong which he has done, and [f]that without partiality.
6 All who are under the yoke as slaves are to regard their own masters as worthy of all honor so that the name of God and our doctrine will not be [a]spoken against.2 Those who have believers as their masters must not be disrespectful to them because they are brethren, but must serve them all the more, because those who [b]partake of the benefit are believers and beloved. Teach and [c]preach these principles.
9 Urgebondslaves to be subject to their own masters in everything, to be well-pleasing, not [a]argumentative,10 not pilfering, but showing all good faith so that they will adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in every respect.
11 For the grace of God has appeared, [b]bringing salvation to all men,
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