The Armor of God
10 Finally, abe strong in the Lord and in bthe strength of His might.
11 aPut on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the bschemes of the devil.
12 For our astruggle is not against 1bflesh and blood, but cagainst the rulers, against the powers, against the dworld forces of this edarkness, against the fspiritual forces of wickedness in gthe heavenly places.
13 Therefore, take up athe full armor of God, so that you will be able to bresist in cthe evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm.
14 Stand firm therefore, ahaving girded your loins with truth, and having bput on the breastplate of righteousness,
15 and having ashod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace;
16 1in addition to all, taking up the ashield of faith with which you will be able to extinguish all the bflaming arrows of cthe evil one.
17 And take athe helmet of salvation, and the bsword of the Spirit, which is cthe word of God.
18 1With all aprayer and petition 2bpray at all times cin the Spirit, and with this in view, 3dbe on the alert with all eperseverance and fpetition for all the saints,
19 and apray on my behalf, that utterance may be given to me bin the opening of my mouth, to make known with cboldness dthe mystery of the gospel,