Eph. 5:20 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Giving thanks
eucharisteo (Greek #2168)
to be grateful, i.e. (actively) to express gratitude (towards); specially, to say grace at a meal
KJV usage: (give) thank(-ful, -s).
Pronounce: yoo-khar-is-teh'-o
Origin: from 2170
q always
pantote (Greek #3842)
every when, i.e. at all times
KJV usage: alway(-s), ever(-more).
Pronounce: pan'-tot-eh
Origin: from 3956 and 3753
for
huper (Greek #5228)
"over", i.e. (with the genitive case) of place, above, beyond, across, or causal, for the sake of, instead, regarding; with the accusative case superior to, more than
KJV usage: (+ exceeding, abundantly) above, in (on) behalf of, beyond, by, + very chiefest, concerning, exceeding (above, -ly), for, + very highly, more (than), of, over, on the part of, for sake of, in stead, than, to(-ward), very. In the comparative, it retains many of the above applications.
Pronounce: hoop-er'
Origin: a primary preposition
all things
pas (Greek #3956)
apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole
KJV usage: all (manner of, means), alway(-s), any (one), X daily, + ever, every (one, way), as many as, + no(-thing), X thoroughly, whatsoever, whole, whosoever.
Pronounce: pas
Origin: including all the forms of declension
unto God
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
theos (Greek #2316)
a deity, especially (with 3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very
KJV usage: X exceeding, God, god(-ly, -ward).
Pronounce: theh'-os
Origin: of uncertain affinity
and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
the Father
pater (Greek #3962)
a "father" (literally or figuratively, near or more remote)
KJV usage: father, parent.
Pronounce: pat-ayr'
Origin: apparently a primary word
in
en (Greek #1722)
"in," at, (up-)on, by, etc.
KJV usage: about, after, against, + almost, X altogether, among, X as, at, before, between, (here-)by (+ all means), for (... sake of), + give self wholly to, (here-)in(-to, -wardly), X mightily, (because) of, (up-)on, (open-)ly, X outwardly, one, X quickly, X shortly, (speedi-)ly, X that, X there(-in, -on), through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), under, when, where(-with), while, with(-in). Often used in compounds, with substantially the same import; rarely with verbs of motion, and then not to indicate direction, except (elliptically) by a separate (and different) preposition.
Pronounce: en
Origin: a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between 1519 and 1537)
the name
onoma (Greek #3686)
a "name" (literally or figuratively) (authority, character)
KJV usage: called, (+ sur-)name(-d).
Pronounce: on'-om-ah
Origin: from a presumed derivative of the base of 1097 (compare 3685)
of our
hemon (Greek #2257)
of (or from) us
KJV usage: our (company), us, we.
Pronounce: hay-mone'
Origin: genitive case plural of 1473
Lord
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
kurios (Greek #2962)
supreme in authority, i.e. (as noun) controller; by implication, Master (as a respectful title)
KJV usage: God, Lord, master, Sir.
Pronounce: koo'-ree-os
Origin: from κῦρος (supremacy)
Jesus
Iesous (Greek #2424)
Jesus (i.e. Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites
KJV usage: Jesus.
Pronounce: ee-ay-sooce'
Origin: of Hebrew origin (03091)
Christ
Christos (Greek #5547)
anointed, i.e. the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus
KJV usage: Christ.
Pronounce: khris-tos'
Origin: from 5548
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Cross References

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Ministry on This Verse

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Eph. 5:4• 4and filthiness and foolish talking, or jesting, which are not convenient; but rather thanksgiving. (Eph. 5:4)
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Job 1:21• 21and he said, Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return thither: Jehovah gave, and Jehovah hath taken away; blessed be the name of Jehovah! (Job 1:21)
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Psa. 34:1• 1A Psalm of David; when he changed his behaviour before Abimelech, who drove him away, and he departed. I will bless Jehovah at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth. (Psa. 34:1)
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Isa. 63:7• 7I will record the loving-kindnesses of Jehovah, the praises of Jehovah, according to all that Jehovah hath bestowed upon us, and the great goodness toward the house of Israel which he hath bestowed upon them according to his mercies, and according to the multitude of his loving-kindnesses. (Isa. 63:7)
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Acts 5:41• 41They therefore went their way from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to be dishonoured for the name. (Acts 5:41)
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1 Cor. 1:4• 4I thank my God always about you, in respect of the grace of God given to you in Christ Jesus; (1 Cor. 1:4)
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Phil. 1:3• 3I thank my God for my whole remembrance of you, (Phil. 1:3)
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Phil. 4:6• 6Be careful about nothing; but in everything, by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; (Phil. 4:6)
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Col. 1:11‑12• 11strengthened with all power according to the might of his glory unto all endurance and longsuffering with joy;
12giving thanks to the Father, who has made us fit for sharing the portion of the saints in light,
(Col. 1:11‑12)
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Col. 3:17• 17And everything, whatever ye may do in word or in deed, do all things in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father by him. (Col. 3:17)
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1 Thess. 3:9• 9For what thanksgiving can we render to God for you, for all the joy wherewith we rejoice on account of you before our God, (1 Thess. 3:9)
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1 Thess. 5:18• 18in everything give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus towards you; (1 Thess. 5:18)
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2 Thess. 1:3• 3We ought to thank God always for you, brethren, even as it is meet, because your faith increases exceedingly, and the love of each one of you all towards one another abounds; (2 Thess. 1:3)
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2 Thess. 2:13• 13But we ought to give thanks to God always for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, that God has chosen you from the beginning to salvation in sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth: (2 Thess. 2:13)
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John 14:13‑14• 13And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, this will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.
14If ye shall ask anything in my name, I will do it.
(John 14:13‑14)
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John 15:16• 16Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and have set you that ye should go and that ye should bear fruit, and that your fruit should abide, that whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name he may give you. (John 15:16)
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John 16:23‑26• 23And in that day ye shall demand nothing of me: verily, verily, I say to you, Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give you.
24Hitherto ye have asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.
25These things I have spoken to you in allegories; the hour is coming that I will no longer speak to you in allegories, but will declare to you openly concerning the Father.
26In that day ye shall ask in my name; and I say not to you that I will demand of the Father for you,
(John 16:23‑26)
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Col. 3:17• 17And everything, whatever ye may do in word or in deed, do all things in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father by him. (Col. 3:17)
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Heb. 13:15• 15By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise continually to God, that is, the fruit of the lips confessing his name. (Heb. 13:15)
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1 Peter 2:5• 5yourselves also, as living stones, are being built up a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God by Jesus Christ. (1 Peter 2:5)
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1 Peter 4:11• 11If any one speak--as oracles of God; if any one minister--as of strength which God supplies; that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom is the glory and the might for the ages of ages. Amen. (1 Peter 4:11)
 We should give thanks for all that might happen, because a God of love is the true source of all. We should be full of joy in the spiritual realization of the objects of faith, and the heart continuing to be filled with the Spirit and sustained by this grace, the experience of the hand of God in everything here below will give rise only to thanksgiving. (Ephesians 4-5 by J.N. Darby)

J. N. Darby Translation

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giving thanks at all times for all things to him who isg God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,

JND Translation Notes

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"To him who is." This alone gives the sense. "God, even the Father," might be taken as meaning that the Father only is God, and it is far from exact as a translation.

W. Kelly Translation

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giving thanks always for all things in [the] name of our Lord Jesus Christ to him that is God and Father1,

WK Translation Notes

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God and Father: compare note on 1 Corinthians 15:24 (Bible Treasury 13:379)