Exhort servants to be obedient to their own masters, and to please them well in all things; not answering again;
Treasury of Scripture
Ephesians 6:5-8 Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart...
Colossians 3:22-25 Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eye-service, as men pleasers; but in singleness of heart...
1 Timothy 6:1,2 Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honor...
1 Peter 2:18-25 Servants, be subject to your masters with all fear; not only to the good and gentle, but also to the fraudulent...
Ephesians 5:24 Therefore as the church is subject to Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.
answering again. or, gainsaying.
ContextTeaching Sound Doctrine
1But speak you the things which become sound doctrine: 2That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience. 3The aged women likewise, that they be in behavior as becomes holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things; 4That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children, 5To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed. 6Young men likewise exhort to be sober minded. 7In all things showing yourself a pattern of good works: in doctrine showing soundness, gravity, sincerity, 8Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you. 9Exhort servants to be obedient to their own masters, and to please them well in all things; not answering again; 10Not purloining, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in all things.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
Exhort'servants to be in subjection to their own masters, and to be well-pleasing to them in all things; not gainsaying;
Exhort servants to be obedient to their masters, in all things pleasing, not gainsaying:
Darby Bible Translation
bondmen to be subject to their own masters, to make themselves acceptable in everything; not gainsaying;
King James Bible
Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well in all things; not answering again;
Young's Literal Translation
Servants -- to their own masters are to be subject, in all things to be well-pleasing, not gainsaying,