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Ephesians 6:4

Fathers,* do not provoke your children to anger by the way you treat them. Rather, bring them up with the discipline and instruction that comes from the Lord.

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Ephesians 6:4 — The New International Version (NIV)

Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.

Ephesians 6:4 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Ephesians 6:4 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

Ephesians 6:4 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

And you, fathers, do not provoke your children to wrath, but bring them up in the training and admonition of the Lord.

Ephesians 6:4 — New Century Version (NCV)

Fathers, do not make your children angry, but raise them with the training and teaching of the Lord.

Ephesians 6:4 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but nurture them in the chastening and admonition of the Lord.

Ephesians 6:4 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And ye fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and admonition of the Lord.

Ephesians 6:4 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Fathers, don’t make your children bitter about life. Instead, bring them up in Christian discipline and instruction.

Ephesians 6:4 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Fathers, don’t stir up anger in your children, but bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.

Ephesians 6:4 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

And, fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Ephesians 6:4 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

And fathers, do not make your children angry, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Ephesians 6:4 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

Fathers, don’t make your children angry. Instead, train them and teach them the ways of the Lord as you raise them.

Ephesians 6:4 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.