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Ephesians 5:4

Let there be rno filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, swhich are out of place, but instead tlet there be thanksgiving.

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Ephesians 5:4 — The New International Version (NIV)

Nor should there be obscenity, foolish talk or coarse joking, which are out of place, but rather thanksgiving.

Ephesians 5:4 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks.

Ephesians 5:4 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Obscene stories, foolish talk, and coarse jokes—these are not for you. Instead, let there be thankfulness to God.

Ephesians 5:4 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor coarse jesting, which are not fitting, but rather giving of thanks.

Ephesians 5:4 — New Century Version (NCV)

Also, there must be no evil talk among you, and you must not speak foolishly or tell evil jokes. These things are not right for you. Instead, you should be giving thanks to God.

Ephesians 5:4 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

nor filthiness, nor foolish talking, or jesting, which are not befitting: but rather giving of thanks.

Ephesians 5:4 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

and filthiness and foolish talking, or jesting, which are not convenient; but rather thanksgiving.

Ephesians 5:4 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

It’s not right that dirty stories, foolish talk, or obscene jokes should be mentioned among you either. Instead, give thanks ⸤to God⸥.

Ephesians 5:4 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Coarse and foolish talking or crude joking are not suitable, but rather giving thanks.

Ephesians 5:4 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Entirely out of place is obscene, silly, and vulgar talk; but instead, let there be thanksgiving.

Ephesians 5:4 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

and obscenity, and foolish talk, or coarse jesting (which are not proper), but rather thanksgiving.

Ephesians 5:4 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

There must not be any unclean speech or foolish talk or dirty jokes. All of them are out of place. Instead, you should give thanks.

Ephesians 5:4 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

and there must be no filthiness and silly talk, or coarse jesting, which are not fitting, but rather giving of thanks.


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