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New Testament, Ephesians, 6.6


μὴ κατʼ ὀφθαλμοδουλίαν ὡς ἀνθρωπάρεσκοι ἀλλʼ ὡς δοῦλοι Χριστοῦ ποιοῦντες τὸ θέλημα τοῦ θεοῦnot in the way of service only when eyes are on you, as men-pleasers; but as servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart;


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1. Xenophon, The Persian Expedition, 1.9.29 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

2. Xenophon, On Household Management, 9.11 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

9.11. In appointing the housekeeper, we chose the woman whom on consideration we judged to be the most temperate in eating and wine drinking and sleeping Mem. I. v. 1; Cyropaedia, I. vi. 8. and the most modest with men, the one, too, who seemed to have the best memory, to be most careful not to offend us by neglecting her duties, and to think most how she could earn some reward by obliging us.
3. Aristotle, Politics, 1.1.5, 1.2.16, 1.2.20, 1.5.6 (4th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

4. Septuagint, Ecclesiasticus (Siracides), 33.25, 33.27 (2nd cent. BCE - 2nd cent. BCE)

33.25. Set your slave to work, and you will find rest;leave his hands idle, and he will seek liberty. 33.27. Put him to work, that he may not be idle,for idleness teaches much evil.
5. Philo of Alexandria, On The Special Laws, 2.123, 3.137 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. CE)

2.123. But the law permits the people to acquire a property in slaves who are not of their own countrymen, but who are of different nations; intending in the first place that there should be a difference between one's own countrymen and strangers, and secondly, not desiring completely to exclude from the constitution that most entirely indispensable property of slaves; for there are an innumerable host of circumstances in life which require the ministrations of Servants.{16}{sections 124û139 were omitted in Yonge's translation because the edition on which Yonge based his translation, Mangey, lacked this material. These lines have been newly translated for this edition.} 3.137. Now servants are, indeed, in an inferior condition of life, but still the same nature belongs to them and to their masters. And it is not the condition of fortune, but the harmony of nature, which, in accordance with the divine law is the rule of justice. On which account it is proper for masters not to use their power over their slaves in an insolent manner, displaying by such conduct their insolence and overbearing disposition and terrible cruelty; for such conduct is not a proof of a peaceful soul, but of one which, out of an inability to regulate itself, covets the irresponsibility of a tyrannical power.
6. Epictetus, Discourses, 1.13.3-1.13.5 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

7. New Testament, 1 Corinthians, 1.10, 4.16, 7.21-7.24, 7.29-7.31, 12.13, 16.15 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

1.10. Now Ibeg you, brothers, through the name of our Lord, Jesus Christ, that youall speak the same thing and that there be no divisions among you, butthat you be perfected together in the same mind and in the samejudgment. 4.16. I beg you therefore, be imitators of me. 7.21. Were you calledbeing a bondservant? Don't let that bother you, but if you get anopportunity to become free, use it. 7.22. For he who was called in theLord being a bondservant is the Lord's free man. Likewise he who wascalled being free is Christ's bondservant. 7.23. You were bought witha price. Don't become bondservants of men. 7.24. Brothers, let eachman, in whatever condition he was called, stay in that condition withGod. 7.29. But I saythis, brothers: the time is short, that from now on, both those whohave wives may be as though they had none; 7.30. and those who weep,as though they didn't weep; and those who rejoice, as though theydidn't rejoice; and those who buy, as though they didn't possess; 7.31. and those who use the world, as not using it to the fullest. Forthe mode of this world passes away. 12.13. For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body, whetherJews or Greeks, whether bond or free; and were all given to drink intoone Spirit. 16.15. Now I beg you, brothers (you know the house of Stephanas,that it is the first fruits of Achaia, and that they have setthemselves to minister to the saints)
8. New Testament, 1 Thessalonians, 1.9 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

1.9. For they themselves report concerning us what kind of a reception we had from you; and how you turned to God from idols, to serve a living and true God
9. New Testament, 1 Timothy, 5.14, 6.1 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

5.14. I desire therefore that the younger widows marry, bear children, rule the household, and give no occasion to the adversary for reviling. 6.1. Let as many as are bondservants under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honor, that the name of God and the doctrine not be blasphemed.
10. New Testament, 2 Peter, 1.1 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

1.1. Simon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have obtained a like precious faith with us in the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ:
11. New Testament, 2 Corinthians, 2.8, 4.5, 5.9-5.10, 10.1 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

12. New Testament, Acts, 11.26 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

11.26. When he had found him, he brought him to Antioch. It happened, that even for a whole year they were gathered together with the assembly, and taught many people. The disciples were first called Christians in Antioch.
13. New Testament, Apocalypse, 1.1, 2.18, 2.20 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

1.1. This is the Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things which must happen soon, which he sent and made known by his angel to his servant, John 2.18. To the angel of the assembly in Thyatira write: "The Son of God, who has his eyes like a flame of fire, and his feet are like burnished brass, says these things: 2.20. But I have this against you, that you tolerate your woman, Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess. She teaches and seduces my servants to commit sexual immorality, and to eat things sacrificed to idols.
14. New Testament, James, 1.1, 2.1 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

1.1. James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are in the Dispersion: Greetings. 2.1. My brothers, don't hold the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ of glory with partiality.
15. New Testament, Jude, 1 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

16. New Testament, Colossians, 1.7, 3.11, 3.18-4.1, 3.22, 3.23, 3.24, 3.25, 4.12 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

1.7. even as you learned of Epaphras our beloved fellow servant, who is a faithful minister of Christ on our behalf
17. New Testament, Ephesians, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 1.11, 1.12, 1.13, 1.14, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 2.11, 2.12, 2.13, 2.14, 2.15, 2.16, 2.17, 2.18, 2.19, 2.20, 2.21, 2.22, 2.25, 2.26, 2.27, 2.28, 2.29, 2.30, 2.31, 2.32, 2.33, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 3.10, 3.11, 3.12, 3.13, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 4.22, 4.24, 5.21, 5.21-6.9, 5.22, 5.25, 5.26, 5.27, 5.28, 5.29, 5.30, 5.31, 5.32, 5.33, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9, 6.10, 6.11, 6.12, 6.13, 6.14, 6.15, 6.16, 6.17, 6.18, 6.19, 6.20, 6.21, 6.22, 6.23, 6.24 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

1.10. to an administration of the fullness of the times, to sum up all things in Christ, the things in the heavens, and the things on the earth, in him;
18. New Testament, Galatians, 1.10-1.11, 1.19, 2.5, 2.14, 3.27-3.28, 5.13 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

1.10. For am I now seeking thefavor of men, or of God? Or am I striving to please men? For if I werestill pleasing men, I wouldn't be a servant of Christ. 1.11. But Imake known to you, brothers, concerning the gospel which was preachedby me, that it is not according to man. 1.19. But of the otherapostles I saw no one, except James, the Lord's brother. 2.5. to whom we gave no place in the way ofsubjection, not for an hour, that the truth of the gospel mightcontinue with you. 2.14. But when I sawthat they didn't walk uprightly according to the truth of the gospel, Isaid to Peter before them all, "If you, being a Jew, live as theGentiles do, and not as the Jews do, why do you compel the Gentiles tolive as the Jews do? 3.27. For as many of you as werebaptized into Christ have put on Christ. 3.28. There is neither Jewnor Greek, there is neither slave nor free man, there is neither malenor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus. 5.13. For you, brothers, were called for freedom. Only don't useyour freedom for gain to the flesh, but through love be servants to oneanother.
19. New Testament, Philippians, 1.1, 2.3-2.4 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

1.1. Paul and Timothy, servants of Jesus Christ; To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are at Philippi, with the overseers and deacons: 2.3. doing nothing through rivalry or through conceit, but in humility, each counting others better than himself; 2.4. each of you not just looking to his own things, but each of you also to the things of others.
20. New Testament, Romans, 1.1, 2.6, 2.11, 7.6, 12.1, 14.10, 14.18, 15.30, 16.17-16.18 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

1.1. Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God 2.6. who "will pay back to everyone according to their works: 2.11. For there is no partiality with God. 7.6. But now we have been discharged from the law, having died to that in which we were held; so that we serve in newness of the spirit, and not in oldness of the letter. 12.1. Therefore I urge you, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service. 14.10. But you, why do you judge your brother? Or you again, why do you despise your brother? For we will all stand before the judgment seat of Christ. 14.18. For he who serves Christ in these things is acceptable to God and approved by men. 15.30. Now I beg you, brothers, by our Lord Jesus Christ, and by the love of the Spirit, that you strive together with me in your prayers to God for me 16.17. Now I beg you, brothers, look out for those who are causing the divisions and occasions of stumbling, contrary to the doctrine which you learned, and turn away from them. 16.18. For those who are such don't serve our Lord, Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by their smooth and flattering speech, they deceive the hearts of the innocent.
21. New Testament, Titus, 2.5, 2.8, 2.10 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

2.5. to be sober-minded, chaste, workers at home, kind, being in subjection to their own husbands, that God's word may not be blasphemed. 2.8. and soundness of speech that can't be condemned; that he who opposes you may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say about us. 2.10. not stealing, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God, our Savior, in all things.
22. New Testament, Luke, 1.38 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

1.38. Mary said, "Behold, the handmaid of the Lord; be it to me according to your word."The angel departed from her.
23. Polycarp of Smyrna, Letter To The Philippians, 6.3 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

24. Seneca The Younger, On Anger, 3.40.3-3.40.4 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

25. Seneca The Younger, Letters, 31.11, 47.1, 47.10 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

26. Anon., The Acts of John, 45, 75, 43 (2nd cent. CE - 3rd cent. CE)

43. But John spread forth his hands, and being uplifted in soul, said unto the Lord: Glory be to thee, my Jesus, the only God of truth, for that thou dost gain (receive) thy servants by divers devices. And having so said, he said to the people: Rise up from the floor, ye men of Ephesus, and pray to my God, and recognize the invisible power that cometh to manifestation, and the wonderful works which are wrought before your eyes. Artemis ought to have succoured herself: her servant ought to have been helped of her and not to have died. Where is the power of the evil spirit? where are her sacrifices? where her birthdays? where her festivals? where are the garlands? where is all that sorcery and the poisoning (witchcraft) that is sister thereto?
27. Anon., Marytrdom of Polycarp, 17 (2nd cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

28. Anon., Acts of John, 45, 75, 43 (2nd cent. CE - 3rd cent. CE)

43. But John spread forth his hands, and being uplifted in soul, said unto the Lord: Glory be to thee, my Jesus, the only God of truth, for that thou dost gain (receive) thy servants by divers devices. And having so said, he said to the people: Rise up from the floor, ye men of Ephesus, and pray to my God, and recognize the invisible power that cometh to manifestation, and the wonderful works which are wrought before your eyes. Artemis ought to have succoured herself: her servant ought to have been helped of her and not to have died. Where is the power of the evil spirit? where are her sacrifices? where her birthdays? where her festivals? where are the garlands? where is all that sorcery and the poisoning (witchcraft) that is sister thereto?
29. Anon., Acts of Peter, 41, 30 (2nd cent. CE - 3rd cent. CE)

30. Pseudo-Tertullian, Martyrdom of Perpetua And Felicitas, 15



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
acta martyrum,acts of the martyrs Novenson (2020), Monotheism and Christology in Greco-Roman Antiquity, 242
anger deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 297
authors relationship with audience,theological questions deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 290, 295, 296, 309, 310
baptism deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 308
berakah deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 189
circumcision deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 308
colossians Papaioannou et al. (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 185; Papaioannou, Serafim and Demetriou (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 185
culture/cultural Papaioannou et al. (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 185; Papaioannou, Serafim and Demetriou (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 185
deutero-pauline Papaioannou et al. (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 185; Papaioannou, Serafim and Demetriou (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 185
empire Papaioannou et al. (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 185; Papaioannou, Serafim and Demetriou (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 185
ephesians Papaioannou et al. (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 185; Papaioannou, Serafim and Demetriou (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 185
epistolary analysis deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 189
experience Novenson (2020), Monotheism and Christology in Greco-Roman Antiquity, 242
formation of christian ethos deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 189, 311, 312
genre and structure deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 189
gentleness deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 297
glory Novenson (2020), Monotheism and Christology in Greco-Roman Antiquity, 242
grace,response to deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 189
gratitude deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 189, 293, 294
greece,greek Novenson (2020), Monotheism and Christology in Greco-Roman Antiquity, 242
honor and dishonor deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 293, 294, 295, 303
household codes deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 275
household relations,and mutual submission deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 306, 307, 311, 312
household relations,children and parents deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 293, 294, 295, 296, 297, 298
household relations,slaves and slaveowners deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 299, 300, 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308
household relations,wives and husbands deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 290, 293
humility deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 312
israel deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 295
judgment deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 305
law Papaioannou et al. (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 185; Papaioannou, Serafim and Demetriou (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 185
lord Novenson (2020), Monotheism and Christology in Greco-Roman Antiquity, 242
love deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 307
martyrs,martyrdom Novenson (2020), Monotheism and Christology in Greco-Roman Antiquity, 242
messiah,royal attendants Bickerman and Tropper (2007), Studies in Jewish and Christian History, 805
military imagery deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 189
mysticism Novenson (2020), Monotheism and Christology in Greco-Roman Antiquity, 242
narrative Papaioannou et al. (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 185; Papaioannou, Serafim and Demetriou (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 185
passions deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 302
patriarchy deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 290, 311, 312
paul,pauline,paulinism Novenson (2020), Monotheism and Christology in Greco-Roman Antiquity, 242
paul,situation of deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 189
paul Bickerman and Tropper (2007), Studies in Jewish and Christian History, 805
performance Papaioannou et al. (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 185; Papaioannou, Serafim and Demetriou (2021), Rhetoric and Religion in Ancient Greece and Rome, 185
reciprocity deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 189, 293, 294, 301, 302, 306
reconciliation,ethnic deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 189
septuagint Bickerman and Tropper (2007), Studies in Jewish and Christian History, 805
sin,sins deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 189
slavery deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 298, 299, 300, 301, 302, 308, 309, 310, 311
slaves' Bickerman and Tropper (2007), Studies in Jewish and Christian History, 805
stoics,stoicism deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 299, 301, 306
textual variants deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 295
torah deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 296
unity deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 189
walking (idiom) deSilva (2022), Ephesians, 189