Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbor: for we are members one of another.
a. NLT: So stop telling lies. Let us tell our neighbors the truth, for we are all parts of the same body.
b. NIV: Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to your neighbor, for we are all members of one body.
c. YLT: Wherefore, putting away the lying, speak truth each with his neighbour, because we are members one of another;
d. Amplified Bible Classic: Therefore, rejecting all falsity and being done now with it, let everyone express the truth with his neighbor, for we are all parts of one body and members one of another.
e. Worrell Translation: Wherefore, having put away falsehood, speak ye truth each one with his neighbor, because we are members one of another.
f. Wuest Translation: Wherefore, having put off the lie once for all, be speaking trugh each with his neighbor, because we are members belonging to one another.
g. Peshitta Eastern Text: Wherefore you must put away from you lying, and speak the truth every man with his neighbor: for we are members one of another.
1. “Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbor…”
a. Wherefore [Strong: 1352 dio dee-o' from 1223 and 3739; through which thing, i.e. consequently:--for which cause, therefore, wherefore.]
b. putting away [Strong: 659 apotithemi ap-ot-eeth'-ay-mee from 575 and 5087; to put away (literally or figuratively):--cast off, lay apart (aside, down), put away (off).]
c. lying [Strong: 5579 pseudos psyoo'-dos from 5574; a falsehood:--lie, lying.]
d. speak [Strong: 2980 laleo lal-eh'-o a prolonged form of an otherwise obsolete verb; to talk, i.e. utter words:--preach, say, speak (after), talk, tell, utter.]
e. every man [Strong: 1538 hekastos hek'-as-tos as if a superlative of hekas (afar); each or every:--any, both, each (one), every (man, one, woman), particularly.]
f. truth [Strong: 225 aletheia al-ay'-thi-a from 227; truth:--true, X truly, truth, verity.]
g. with [Strong: 3326 meta met-ah' a primary preposition (often used adverbially); properly, denoting accompaniment; "amid" (local or causal); modified variously according to the case (genitive association, or accusative succession) with which it is joined; occupying an intermediate position between 575 or 1537 and 1519 or 4314; less intimate than 1722 and less close than 4862):--after(-ward), X that he again, against, among, X and, + follow, hence, hereafter, in, of, (up-)on, + our, X and setting, since, (un-)to, + together, when, with (+ -out). Often used in composition, in substantially the same relations of participation or proximity, and transfer or sequence.]
h. his [Strong: 846 autos ow-tos' from the particle au (perhaps akin to the base of 109 through the idea of a baffling wind) (backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative 1438) of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons:--her, it(-self), one, the other, (mine) own, said, (self-), the) same, ((him-, my-, thy- )self, (your-)selves, she, that, their(-s), them(-selves), there(-at, - by, -in, -into, -of, -on, -with), they, (these) things, this (man), those, together, very, which.]
i. neighbor [Strong: 4139 plesion play-see'-on neuter of a derivative of pelas (near); (adverbially) close by; as noun, a neighbor, i.e. fellow (as man, countryman, Christian or friend):--near, neighbour.]
1). One of the pieces of the armour of God is truth in our lives.
a). Ephesians 6:14 Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness.
2. “…for we are members one of another.”
a. for [Strong: 3754 hoti hot'-ee neuter of 3748 as conjunction; demonstrative, that (sometimes redundant); causative, because:--as concerning that, as though, because (that), for (that), how (that), (in) that, though, why.]
b. we are [Strong: 2070 esmen es-men' first person plural indicative of 1510; we are:--are, be, have our being, X have hope, + (the gospel) was (preached unto) us.]
c. members [Strong: 3196 melos mel'-os of uncertain affinity; a limb or part of the body:--member.]
d. one of another [Strong: 240 allelon al-lay'-lone Genitive plural from 243 reduplicated; one another:--each other, mutual, one another, (the other), (them-, your-)selves, (selves) together (sometimes with 3326 or 4314).]