Colossians 3 :22

Colossians 3 :22 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eye-service, as men pleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God;

King James Version (KJV)

Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eye-service, as men pleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God;

American Standard Version (ASV)

Servants, obey in all things them that are your masters according to the flesh; not with eye-service, as men-pleasers, but in singleness of heart, fearing the Lord:

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Servants, in all things do the orders of your natural masters; not only when their eyes are on you, as pleasers of men, but with all your heart, fearing the Lord:

Webster's Revision

Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eye-service, as men-pleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God:

World English Bible

Servants, obey in all things those who are your masters according to the flesh, not just when they are looking, as men pleasers, but in singleness of heart, fearing God.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Servants, obey in all things them that are your masters according to the flesh; not with eyeservice, as men-pleasers, but in singleness of heart, fearing the Lord:

Definitions for Colossians 3 :22

Eyeservice - A greedy, ravenous person.

Clarke's Commentary on Colossians 3 :22

Servants, obey - See on Ephesians 6:5-8 (note).

Barnes' Commentary on Colossians 3 :22

Servants, obey in all things ... - ; see the notes at Ephesians 6:5-8.

Wesley's Commentary on Colossians 3 :22

3:22 Eyeservice - Being more diligent under their eye than at other times. Singleness of heart - A simple intention of doing right, without looking any farther. Fearing God - That is, acting from this principle.
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