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Ephesians 1:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— cease not to give thanks for you, making mention [of you] in my prayers;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers;
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— do not cease giving thanks for you, while making mention [of you] in my prayers;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers;
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— do not cease giving thanks for you, making mention [of you] at my prayers,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Cease not giving thanks in your behalf, making mention in my prayers,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— do not cease giving thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Cease not to give thanks for you, making commemoration of you in my prayers,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Cease not to giue thankes for you, making mention of you in my prayers,
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— have not ceased to give thanks on your behalf, and to remember you in my prayers;
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— cease not to give thanks on your account, and to remember you in my prayers;

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Cease 3973
{3973} Prime
παύω
pauo
{pow'-o}
A primn. verb ('pause'); to stop (transitive or intransitive), that is, restrain, quit, desist, come to an end.
z5731
<5731> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle (See G5785)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 69
not 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
to give thanks 2168
{2168} Prime
εὐχαριστέω
eucharisteo
{yoo-khar-is-teh'-o}
From G2170; to be grateful, that is, (active) to express gratitude (towards); specifically to say grace at a meal.
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
for 5228
{5228} Prime
ὑπέρ
huper
{hoop-er'}
A primary preposition; 'over', that is, (with the genitive case) of place, above, beyond, across, or causal, for the sake of, instead, regarding; with the accusative case superior to, more than. In compounds it retains many of the listed applications.
you, 5216
{5216} Prime
ὑμῶν
humon
{hoo-mone'}
Genitive case of G5210; of (from or concerning) you.
making 4160
{4160} Prime
ποιέω
poieo
{poy-eh'-o}
Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct).
z5734
<5734> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle (See G5785)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 111
mention 3417
{3417} Prime
μνεία
mneia
{mni'-ah}
From G3415 or G3403; recollection; by implication recital.
of you 5216
{5216} Prime
ὑμῶν
humon
{hoo-mone'}
Genitive case of G5210; of (from or concerning) you.
in 1909
{1909} Prime
ἐπί
epi
{ep-ee'}
A primary preposition properly meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution [with the genitive case], that is, over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc.
my 3450
{3450} Prime
μοῦ
mou
{moo}
The simpler from of G1700; of me.
prayers; 4335
{4335} Prime
προσευχή
proseuche
{pros-yoo-khay'}
From G4336; prayer (worship); by implication an oratory (chapel).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Ephesians 1:16

_ _ (Colossians 1:9).

_ _ of you — omitted in the oldest manuscripts. Then the translation may be as English Version still, or as Alford, “making mention of them” (your “faith and love”).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Ephesians 1:15-23.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Ephesians 1:16

I cease not — In all my solemn addresses to God. To give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers — So he did of all the churches, Colossians 1:9.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Cease:

Romans 1:8-9 First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, that your faith is spoken of throughout the whole world. ... For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I make mention of you always in my prayers;
1 Samuel 7:8 And the children of Israel said to Samuel, Cease not to cry unto the LORD our God for us, that he will save us out of the hand of the Philistines.
1 Samuel 12:23 Moreover as for me, God forbid that I should sin against the LORD in ceasing to pray for you: but I will teach you the good and the right way:
Philippians 1:3-4 I thank my God upon every remembrance of you, ... Always in every prayer of mine for you all making request with joy,
Colossians 1:3 We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you,
1 Thessalonians 5:17 Pray without ceasing.
2 Thessalonians 1:3 We are bound to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is meet, because that your faith groweth exceedingly, and the charity of every one of you all toward each other aboundeth;

making:

Genesis 40:14 But think on me when it shall be well with thee, and shew kindness, I pray thee, unto me, and make mention of me unto Pharaoh, and bring me out of this house:
Isaiah 62:6 I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, [which] shall never hold their peace day nor night: ye that make mention of the LORD, keep not silence,
1 Thessalonians 1:2 We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers;
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Gn 40:14. 1S 7:8; 12:23. Is 62:6. Ro 1:8. Php 1:3. Col 1:3. 1Th 1:2; 5:17. 2Th 1:3.

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