Compared N.T.: The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Ephesians.
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1:1 1 Paul, the apostle of Jesus Christ, by the will of God, to all the saints that be at Ephesus, and to the faithful men in Jesus Christ [and to the faithful in Christ Jesus] , 1 Paul an apostle of Jesu Christ, by the will of God. To the saints [which are] at Ephesus, and to them which believe on Jesus Christ. 1 Paul an Apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the Saints, which are at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus: 1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints who are at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus:
1:2 2 grace be to you and peace of God, our Father, and of our Lord Jesus Christ [and of the Lord Jesus Christ] . 2 Grace be with you and peace from God our father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Grace be with you, and peace from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Grace be to you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ.
1:3 3 Blessed be God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, that hath blessed us in all spiritual blessing in heavenly things in Christ, 3 Blessed be God the father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which hath blessed us with all manner of spiritual blessings in heavenly things by Christ, 3 Blessed be God, and [even] the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which hath blessed us with all spiritual blessing in heavenly things in Christ, 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ: [places: or, things]
1:4 4 as he hath chosen us in himself before the making of the world, that we were holy [as he chose us in him before the making of the world, that we should be holy] , and without wem in his sight, in charity. 4 according as he had chosen us in him thorow love, before the foundation of the world was laid, that we should be saints, {holy} and without blame in his sight. [and without blame before him, thorow love.] 4 As he hath chosen us in him, before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy, and without blame before him in love: 4 According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:
1:5 5 Which hath before-ordained us into [the] adoption of sons by Jesus Christ into him, by the purpose of his will [after the purpose of his will] , 5 And ordained us before unto him self that we should be chosen to heirs {to receive us as children} thorow Jesus Christ, [before through Jesus Christ to be heirs unto him self] according to the pleasure of his will, 5 Who hath predestinated us, to be adopted through Jesus Christ in [unto] himself, according to the good pleasure of his will, 5 Having predestinated us to the adoption of children to himself by Jesus Christ, according to the good pleasure of his will,
1:6 6 into the praising of the glory of his grace; in which he hath glorified us in his dear-worthy Son [in which he made us able to his grace in his dear-worthy Son] . 6 to the praise of his glorious grace, [to the praise of the glory of his grace] where with he hath made us accepted in the beloved. 6 To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherewith he hath made us freely accepted in his beloved, 6 To the praise of the glory of his grace, in which he hath made us accepted in the beloved.
1:7 7 In whom we have redemption by his blood, [and] forgiveness of sins, after the riches of his grace, 7 By whom we have redemption thorow his blood, that is to say [even] {namely} the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace, 7 By whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins, according to his rich grace: 7 In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;
1:8 8 that abounded greatly in us in all wisdom and prudence, 8 which grace he shed on us abundantly in all wisdom, and prudency. [perceivance.] 8 Whereby he hath been abundant toward us in all wisdom and understanding, 8 In which he hath abounded toward us in all wisdom and prudence;
1:9 9 to make known to us the sacrament of his will, by the good pleasance of him [after the good pleasance of him] ; 9 And hath opened unto us the mystery of his will according to his pleasure, and purposed 9 And hath opened unto us the mystery of his will according to his good pleasure, which he had purposed in him, 9 Having made known to us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he hath purposed in himself:
1:10 10 the which sacrament he purposed in him in the dispensation of plenty of times to store up (or include) all things in Christ, which be in heavens, and which be in earth, in him. [+that he purposed in him in the dispensation of plenty of times to enstore all things in Christ, which be in heavens, and which be in earth, in him.] 10 the same in himself to have it declared when the time were full come, that all things, both the things which are in heaven, and also the things which are in earth, should be gathered together, even in Christ: 10 That in the dispensation of the fullness of the times, he might gather together in one all things, both which are in heaven, and which are in earth, even in Christ: 10 That in the dispensation of the fulness of times he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; even in him: [heaven: Gr. the heavens]
1:11 11 In whom [also] we be called by lot, before-ordained by the purpose of him that worketh all things by the counsel of his will; [+In whom also we by lot be called, before-ordained after the purpose of him that worketh all things after the counsel of his will;] 11 that is to say in him in whom we are made heirs, and were thereto predestinate according to the purpose of him which worketh all things after the purpose {counsel} of his own will: 11 In whom also we are chosen when we were predestinated according to the purpose of him, which worketh all things after the counsel of his own will, 11 In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will:
1:12 12 that we be into the praising of his glory, we that have hoped before in Christ [which before hoped in Christ] . 12 that we should be unto the praise of his glory, which before hoped [believed] in Christ. 12 That we, which first trusted in Christ, should be unto the praise of his glory: 12 That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ. [trusted: or, hoped]
1:13 13 In whom also ye were called, when ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your health, in whom ye believing be marked with the Holy Ghost of promise, 13 In whom also ye (after that ye heard the word of truth, I mean the gospel [gospell] of your health, [salvation] wherein ye believed) were sealed with the holy spirit of promise, 13 In whom also ye have trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, even the Gospel of your salvation, wherein also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with the holy Spirit of promise, 13 In whom ye also trusted, after ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after ye believed, ye were sealed with that Holy Spirit of promise,
1:14 14 which is the earnest of our heritage, into the redemption of purchasing, into [the] praising of his glory. 14 which is the earnest of our inheritance, to redeem the possession purchased {to our redemption} [,and that] unto the laud {praise} of his glory. 14 Which is the earnest of our inheritance, for [until] the redemption of that liberty [the possession] purchased unto the praise of his glory. 14 Who is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, to the praise of his glory.
1:15 15 Therefore and I hearing your faith, that is in Christ Jesus, and the love into all saints, 15 Wherefore even I (after that I heard of the faith which ye have in the Lord Jesu, and love unto all the saints) 15 Therefore also after that I heard of the faith, which ye have in the Lord Jesus, and love toward all the Saints, 15 Therefore I also, having heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and love to all the saints,
1:16 16 cease not to do thankings for you, making mind of you in my prayers; 16 cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers, 16 I cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers, 16 Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers;
1:17 17 that God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, give to you the spirit of wisdom and of revelation, into the knowing of him; 17 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the father of glory, might give unto you the spirit of wisdom, and open to you the knowledge of himself, 17 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, that [the] Father of glory, might give unto you the Spirit of wisdom, and revelation through the acknowledging [knoweldge] of him, 17 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him: [in...: or, for the acknowledgement]
1:18 18 and the eyes of your heart lightened, that ye know, which is the hope of his calling, and which be the riches of the glory of his heritage in saints; [the eyes of your heart enlightened, that ye know, which is the hope of his calling, and which the riches of the glory of his heritage in saints;] 18 and lighten the eyes of your minds, {understanding} that ye might know what thing that hope is, whereunto he hath called you, {what is the hope of your calling} and how glorious the riches of his [what the riches of his glorious] inheritance is upon the saints, 18 That the eyes of your understanding may be lightened, that ye may know what the hope is of his calling, and what the riches of his glorious inheritance is in the Saints, 18 The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,
1:19 19 and which is the excellent greatness of his virtue into us that have believed, by the working of the might of his virtue, [and which is the over-seeming greatness of his virtue into us that have believed, after the working of the might of his virtue,] 19 and what is the exceeding greatness of his power to us ward, {toward us} which believe according to the working of that his mighty power, 19 And what is the exceeding greatness of his power toward us, which believe, according to the working of his mighty power, 19 And what is the exceeding greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his mighty power, [his mighty power: Gr. the might of his power]
1:20 20 which he wrought in Christ, raising him from death [raising him from dead] , and setting him on his right half in heavenly things, 20 which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from death, [the dead] and set him on his right hand in heavenly things, 20 Which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his right hand in the heavenly places, 20 Which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places,
1:21 21 above each principat, and potentate, and virtue, and domination, and above each name that is named, not only in this world, but also in the world to coming [and each name that is named, not only in this world, but also in the world to come] ; 21 above all rule, power, and might, and domination, and above all names that are named, not in this world only, but also in the world to come. 21 Far above all principality, and power, and might, and domination, and every Name, that is named, not in this world only, but also in that which [that] is to come, 21 Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come:
1:22 22 and made all things subject under his feet, and gave him to be head over all the church, 22 And hath put all things under his feet, and hath made him above all things, the head of the congregation, 22 And hath made all things subject under his feet, and hath given [appointed] him over all things to be the head to [of] the Church, 22 And put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church,
1:23 23 that is the body of him, and the plenty of him, which is all things in all things fulfilled. 23 which is his body, and fullness of him, that filleth all in all things. 23 Which is his body, even the fullness of him that filleth all in all things. 23 Which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all.
2:1 1 And when ye were dead in your guilts and sins, 1 And hath quickened you [you hath he quickened] also that were dead in trespass and sin, 1 And you hath he quickened, that were dead in trespasses and sins, 1 And you hath he made alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins;
2:2 2 in which ye wandered sometime after the course of this world, after the prince of the power of this air, of the spirit that worketh now into the sons of unbelief; 2 in the which in time passed ye walked, according to the course of this world, and after the governor, {prince} that ruleth in the air, {air namely, after} the spirit that now worketh in the children of unbelief, 2 Wherein, in times [time] past ye walked, according to the course of this world, and after the prince that ruleth in the air, even the spirit, that now worketh in the children of disobedience, 2 In which in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience:
2:3 3 in which also we all lived sometime [in whom we all lived sometime] in the desires of our flesh, doing the wills of the flesh and of the thoughts, and we were by kind the sons of wrath, as other men [as and others] ; 3 among which we also had our conversation in time past, in the lusts of our flesh, and fulfilled the will of the flesh, and of the mind: and were naturally the children of wrath, even as well as other. [others] 3 Among whom we also had our conversation in time past, in the lusts of our flesh, in fulfilling the will of the flesh, and of the mind, and were by nature the children of wrath, as well as others. 3 Among whom also we all had our manner of life in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others. [desires: Gr. wills]
2:4 4 but God, that is rich in mercy, for his full much charity in which he loved us, 4 But God which is rich in mercy thorow his great love wherewith he loved us, 4 But God which is rich in mercy, through his great love wherewith he loved us, 4 But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love with which he loved us,
2:5 5 yea, when we were dead in sins, quickened us together in Christ, by whose grace ye be saved, 5 even when we were dead by sin, hath quickened us with [together in] Christ (For by grace are ye saved) 5 Even when we were dead by sins, hath quickened us together in Christ, by whose grace ye are saved, 5 Even when we were dead in sins, hath made us alive together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;) [by...: or, by whose grace]
2:6 6 and again-raised together, and made together to sit in heavenly things in Christ Jesus; 6 and with him hath raised us up, and with him hath made us sit in heavenly things, thorow Jesus Christ; [and hath raised us up together and made us sit together in heavenly things thorow Christ Iesus] 6 And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, 6 And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus:
2:7 7 that he should show in the worlds above coming the plenteous riches of his grace in goodness on [upon] us in Christ Jesus. 7 For to shew in times to come the exceeding riches of his grace, in kindness to us ward, thorow [in] Christ Jesus. [Iesu.] 7 That he might shew in the ages to come the exceeding riches of his grace, through his kindness toward us in Christ Jesus. 7 That in the ages to come he might show the exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness toward us through Christ Jesus.
2:8 8 For by grace ye be saved by faith, and this not of you [and that not of you] ; for it is the gift of God, 8 For by grace are ye made safe {saved} thorow faith, and that not of your selves: For it is the gift of God, 8 For by grace are ye saved through faith, and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God, 8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
2:9 9 not of works, that no man have glory. 9 and cometh not of works, lest any man should boast himself. 9 Not of works, lest any man should boast himself. 9 Not by works, lest any man should boast.
2:10 10 For we be the making of him, made of nought in Christ Jesus, in good works, which God hath ordained, that we go in those works [that God made ready before, that in them we go] . 10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesu unto good works, unto the which God ordained us before, that we should walk in them. 10 For we are his workmanship created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath ordained, that we should walk in them. 10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them. [ordained: or, prepared]
2:11 11 For which thing be ye mindful, that sometime ye were heathen in flesh, which were said prepuce, from that that is said circumcision made by hand in flesh [from that that is said circumcision in flesh made by hand] ; 11 Wherefore remember that ye being in time past gentiles in the flesh, and were called uncircumcision of [to] them which are called circumcision in the flesh, which circumcision is made by hands: 11 Wherefore remember that ye being in time past Gentiles in the flesh, and called uncircumcision of them, which are called circumcision in the flesh, made with hands, 11 Therefore remember, that ye being in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands;
2:12 12 and ye were in that time without Christ, aliened from the living of Israel, and guests of the testaments [+that were in that time without Christ, aliened from the living of Israel, and harboured men, or guests, of the testaments] , not having hope of promise, and without God in this world. 12 Remember I say, that ye were at that time without Christ, and were reputed aliens from the common wealth of Israel, and were fremed [strangers] from the testaments of promise, and had no hope, and were without God in this world. 12 That ye were, I say, at that time without Christ, and were aliens from the common wealth of Israel, and were strangers from the covenants of promise, and had no hope, and were without God in the world. 12 That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:
2:13 13 But now in Christ Jesus ye that were sometime far, be made nigh in the blood of Christ. 13 But now in Christ Jesu, ye which a while ago were far off, are made nye by the blood of Christ. 13 But now in Christ Jesus, ye which once were far off, are made near by the blood of Christ. 13 But now in Christ Jesus ye who once were far off are made near by the blood of Christ.
2:14 14 For he is our peace, that made both one, and unbinding the middle wall of a wall without mortar, 14 For he is our peace, which hath made of both one, and hath broken down the wall in the midst, that was a stop between us, 14 For he is our peace, which hath made of both one, and hath broken the stop of the partition wall, 14 For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us;
2:15 15 enmities in his flesh; and voided the law of commandments by dooms [voiding the law of commandments by dooms] , that he make two in himself into a new man, making peace, 15 and hath also put away thorow his flesh, the cause of hatred (that is to say, the law of commandments contained in the law written,) for to make of twain one new man in himself, so making peace: 15 In abrogating through his flesh the hatred, that is, the Law of commandments which standeth in ordinances, for to make of twain one new man in himself, so making peace, 15 Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances; to make in himself of two one new man, so making peace;
2:16 16 to reconcile both in one body to God by the cross [that he reconcile both in one body to God by the cross] , slaying the enmities in himself. 16 and to reconcile both unto God in one body thorow his cross, and slew hatred thereby: 16 And that he might reconcile both unto God in one body by his cross, and slay hatred thereby, 16 And that he might reconcile both to God in one body by the cross, having by himself slain the enmity: [thereby: or, in himself]
2:17 17 And he coming preached peace to you that were far, and peace to them that were nigh; 17 and came and preached peace {peace in the Gospell} to you which were afar off, and to them that were nye. 17 And came, and preached peace to you which were afar off, and to them that were near. 17 And came and preached peace to you who were afar off, and to them that were near.
2:18 18 for by him we both have nigh coming in one Spirit to the Father. 18 For thorow him we both have an open way in, {have entrance} in one spirit unto the father. 18 For through him we both have an entrance unto the Father by one Spirit. 18 For through him we both have an access by one Spirit to the Father.
2:19 19 Therefore now ye be not guests and strangers, but ye be citizens of saints, and [the] household members of God; 19 Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners: {guests} but citizens with the saints, and of the household of God: 19 Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners: but citizens with the Saints, and of the household of God, 19 Now therefore ye are no more strangers and aliens, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God;
2:20 20 above builded on the foundament of apostles and of prophets [+above built upon the foundament of apostles and prophets] , upon that highest corner stone, Christ Jesus; 20 and are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ being the head cornerstone, 20 And are built upon the foundation of the Apostles and Prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief cornerstone, 20 And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone;
2:21 21 in whom each building made waxeth into an holy temple in the Lord. 21 in whom every building coupled together, groweth unto an holy temple in the Lord, 21 In whom all the building coupled together, groweth unto an holy Temple in the Lord. 21 In whom all the building fitly framed together groweth to an holy temple in the Lord:
2:22 22 In whom also ye be builded together into the habitation of God, in the Holy Ghost. [In whom and ye be built together into the habitacle of God, in the Holy Ghost.] 22 in whom ye also are built together, and made an habitation for God in the spirit. [(holy ghost)] 22 In whom ye also are built together to be the habitation of God by the Spirit. 22 In whom ye also are built together for an habitation of God through the Spirit.
3:1 1 For the grace of this thing I Paul, the bound of Christ Jesus [the bound of Jesus Christ] , for you heathen men, 1 For this cause I Paul the servant of Jesus [Christ] am in bonds; For your sakes which are gentiles. [heathen:] 1 For this cause, I Paul am the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles, 1 For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles,
3:2 2 if nevertheless ye have heard the dispensation of God's grace, that is given to me in you. 2 If ye have heard of the ministration of the grace of God which is given me to you ward: 2 If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God, which is given me toward you, [youward,] 2 If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me on your account:
3:3 3 For by revelation the sacrament is made known to me, as I above wrote in short thing, 3 For by revelation shewed he this mystery unto me, as I wrote above in few words, 3 That is, that God by revelation hath shewed this mystery unto me (as I wrote above in few words, 3 That by revelation he made known to me the mystery; (as I wrote before in few words, [afore...: or, a little before]
3:4 4 as ye be able to read, and understand my prudence in the mystery of Christ. [as ye reading may understand my prudence in the mystery of Christ.] 4 whereby, when ye read ye may know mine understanding in the ministery [mystery] of Christ, 4 Whereby when ye read, ye may know mine understanding in the mystery of Christ) 4 By which, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ)
3:5 5 Which was not known to other generations to the sons of men, as it is now showed to his holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit, 5 which mystery in times passed was not opened unto the sons of men as it is now declared unto his holy apostles and prophets by the spirit: 5 Which in other ages was not opened unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his holy Apostles and Prophets by the Spirit, 5 Which in other ages was not made known to the sons of men, as it is now revealed to his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit;
3:6 6 that heathen men be even-heirs, and of one body, and partners together of his promise [and together partners of his promise] in Christ Jesus by the evangel; 6 that the gentiles should be inheritors also, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise that is in Christ, by the means of the gospel, [gospell] 6 That the Gentiles should be inheritors also, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ by the Gospel, 6 That the Gentiles should be joint-heirs, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ by the gospel:
3:7 7 whose minister I am made, by the gift of God's grace, which is given to me by the working of his virtue. [whose minister I am made, after the gift of Godís grace, which is given to me after the working of his virtue.] 7 whereof I am made a minister, by the gift of the grace of God given unto me, after [thorow] the working of his power. 7 Whereof I am made a minister by the gift of the grace of God given unto me through the effectual working of his power. 7 Of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given to me by the effectual working of his power.
3:8 8 To me, least of all saints, this grace is given to preach among heathen men the unsearchable riches of Christ, 8 Unto me the least of all saints is this grace given, that I should preach among the gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ, 8 Even unto me the least of all Saints is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ, 8 To me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ;
3:9 9 and to lighten all men [and to enlighten all men] , which is the dispensation of [the] sacrament hid from worlds in God, that made all things of nought; 9 and to give light to [make] all men, [see] that they might know what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God which made all things thorow Jesus Christ, 9 And to make clear unto all men what the fellowship of the mystery is, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who hath created all things by Jesus Christ, 9 And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ:
3:10 10 that the much-fold wisdom of God be known to princes and potentates in heavenly things by the church, 10 to the intent, that now unto the rulers and powers in heaven might be known by the congregation the manyfold wisdom of God, 10 To the intent, that now unto principalities and powers in heavenly places, might be known by the Church the manifold wisdom of God, 10 To the intent that now to the principalities and powers in heavenly places might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God,
3:11 11 by the before-ordinance of worlds [after the setting of worlds] , which he made in Christ Jesus our Lord. 11 according to that eternal purpose, which he purposed {hath shewed} in Christ Jesu our Lord, 11 According to the eternal purpose, which he wrought in Christ Jesus our Lord: 11 According to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord:
3:12 12 In whom we have trust and nigh coming [to] , in trusting by the faith of him. 12 by whom we are bold to draw nye in that trust, which we have by faith on him. {by whom we have boldness and entrance in all confidence thorow faith on him} 12 By whom we have boldness and entrance with confidence, by faith in him. 12 In whom we have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of him.
3:13 13 For which thing I ask, that ye fail not in my tribulations for you, which is your glory. 13 Wherefore I desire, that ye faint not because of mine [my] tribulations which I suffer for you: [your sakes:] which is your praise. 13 Wherefore I desire that ye faint not at my tribulations for your sakes, which is your glory. 13 Therefore I desire that ye faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.
3:14 14 For grace of this thing I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, 14 For this cause I bow my knees unto the father of our Lord Jesus Christ, 14 For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, 14 For this cause I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
3:15 15 of whom each fatherhood in heavens and in earth is named, [of whom each fatherhood in heaven and in earth is named,] 15 which is father {the true father} over all that is called father In heaven and in earth, that he would grant you according to the riches of his glory, 15 (Of whom is named the whole family in heaven and in earth) 15 Of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named,
3:16 16 that he give to you, after the riches of his glory, virtue to be strengthened by his Spirit in the inner man, 16 that ye may be strengthened with might by his spirit in the inner man, 16 That he might grant you according to the riches of his glory, that ye may be strengthened by his Spirit in the inner man, 16 That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man;
3:17 17 that Christ dwell by faith in your hearts; that ye rooted and grounded in charity, 17 that Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith, that ye being rooted and grounded in love, 17 That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith: 17 That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love,
3:18 18 be able to comprehend with all saints, which is the breadth, and the length, and the highness, and the deepness; [that ye may comprehend with all saints, which is the breadth, and length, and highness, and deepness;] 18 might be able to comprehend with all saints, what is that breadth and length, depth and height: {heyth} 18 That ye, being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend with all Saints, what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height: 18 May be able to comprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height;
3:19 19 also to know the charity of Christ more excellent than science [also to know the charity of Christ above-seeming to science] , that ye be filled in all the plenty of God. 19 and to know what is the love of Christ, which love passeth knowledge: that ye might be fulfilled with all manner of fullness which cometh of God. 19 And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye may be filled with all fullness of God. 19 And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye may be filled with all the fulness of God.
3:20 20 And to him that is mighty to do all things more plenteously than we ask or understand, by the virtue that worketh in us [after the virtue that worketh in us] , 20 Unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly, above all that we ask or think, {understand} according to the power that worketh in us, 20 Unto him therefore that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us, 20 Now to him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us,
3:21 21 to him be glory in the church, and in Christ Jesus, into all the generations of the world of worlds [into all the generations of the worlds of worlds] . Amen. 21 be praise in the congregation by {which is in} Jesus Christ, thorow out all generations from time to time. {at all times for ever and ever} Amen. 21 Be praise in the Church by Christ Jesus, throughout all generations forever, Amen. 21 To him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.
4:1 1 Therefore I bound for the Lord beseech you, that ye walk worthily in the calling, in which ye be called, 1 I therefore which am in bonds for the Lord's sake exhort you, that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, {walk as it becometh your calling wherein ye are called} 1 I therefore, being prisoner in the Lord, pray you that ye walk worthy of the vocation whereunto ye are called, 1 I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation by which ye are called, [of the Lord: or, in the Lord]
4:2 2 with all meekness and mildness, with patience supporting each other in charity [with patience supporting, or up-bearing, together in charity] , 2 in all humbleness of mind, and meekness, and long suffering, forbearing one another thorow love, 2 With all humbleness of mind, and meekness, with long suffering, supporting one another through love, 2 With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love;
4:3 3 busy to keep unity of Spirit in the bond of peace. 3 and that ye be diligent to keep the unity of the spirit in the bond of peace, 3 Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. 3 Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
4:4 4 One body and one Spirit, as ye be called in one hope of your calling; 4 being one body, and one spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling. 4 There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your vocation. 4 There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling;
4:5 5 one Lord, one faith, one baptism, 5 Let there be but one Lord, one faith, one baptism: 5 There is one Lord, one Faith, one Baptism, 5 One Lord, one faith, one baptism,
4:6 6 one God and Father of all, which is above all men, and by all things, and in us all. 6 one God and father of all, which is above all, thorow all, and in us all. [and in you all] 6 One God and Father of all, which is above all, and through all, and in you all. 6 One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all.
4:7 7 But to each of us grace is given by the measure of the giving of Christ [after the measure of the giving of Christ] ; 7 Unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ. 7 But unto every one of us is given grace, according to the measure of the gift of Christ. 7 But to every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ.
4:8 8 for which thing he saith, He ascending on high, led captivity captive, he gave gifts to men. 8 Wherefore he saith: He is gone up on high, and hath led {led away} captivity captive, and hath given gifts unto men. 8 Wherefore he saith, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men. 8 Therefore he saith, When he ascended on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts to men. [captivity...: or, a multitude of captives]
4:9 9 But what is it, that he ascended up, no but that also he came down first into the lower parts of the earth? [Forsooth that he ascended, what is it, no but for he descended first into the lower parts of the earth?] 9 That he ascended: what meaneth it, {went up, what is it} but that he also descended {came down} first into the lowest parts of the earth? 9 (Now, in that he ascended, what is it but that he had also descended first into the lowest parts of the earth? 9 (Now that he ascended, what is it but that he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth?
4:10 10 He it is that came down, and that ascended [up] on all heavens, that he should fill all things. 10 He that descended, is even the same also that ascended up, even above all heavens, to fulfil all things. 10 He that descended, is even the same that ascended, far above all heavens, that he might fill all things) 10 He that descended is the same also that ascended far above all heavens, that he might fill all things.) [fill: or, fulfil]
4:11 11 And he gave some apostles, some prophets, others evangelists, others shepherds and teachers, 11 And the very same, made some Apostles, some Prophets, some Evangelists, some Shepherds, some Teachers: 11 He therefore gave some to be Apostles, and some Prophets, and some Evangelists, and some Pastors, and Teachers, 11 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;
4:12 12 to the full ending of saints, into the work of ministry, into [the] edification of Christ's body, 12 that the saints might have all things necessary to work and minister withal, to the edifying of the body of Christ, 12 For the repairing [gathering together] of the Saints, for the work of the ministry, and for the edification of the body of Christ, 12 For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:
4:13 13 till we run all, into unity of faith and of knowing of God's Son, into a perfect man, after the measure of the age of the plenty of Christ; [till we run all, in unity of faith and of knowing of Godís Son, into a perfect man, into the measure of age of the plenty of Christ;] 13 till we everyeachone (in the unity of faith, {we all come unto one manner of faith} and knowledge of the son of God) grow up unto a perfect man, after the measure of age which is in [of] the fullness of Christ: {and become a perfect man in to the measure of the perfect age of Christ} 13 Til we all meet together (in the unity of faith and that acknowledging [and knowledge] of the Son of God) unto a perfect man, and unto the measure of the age of the fullness of Christ, 13 Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a perfect man, to the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ: [in: or, into] [stature: or, age]
4:14 14 that we be not now little children, moving as waves, and be not borne about with each wind of teaching [and be borne about with all wind of teaching] , in the waywardness of men, in subtle wit, to the deceiving of error. 14 That we henceforth be no more children wavering and carried with every wind of doctrine, by the wiliness {wickedness} of men and craftiness, whereby they lay a wait for us to deceive us. 14 That we henceforth be no more children, wavering and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the deceit of men, and with craftiness, whereby they lay in wait to deceive. 14 That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, by which they lie in wait to deceive;
4:15 15 But do we truth in charity, and wax in him by all things, that is Christ our head; [Forsooth we doing truth in charity, wax in him by all things, that is Christ the head;] 15 But let us follow the truth in love, and in all things grow in him which is the head, that is to say Christ, 15 But let us follow the truth in love, and in all things, grow up into him, which is the head, that is, Christ. 15 But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, who is the head, even Christ: [speaking...: or, being sincere]
4:16 16 of whom all the body set together, and bound together by each jointure of under-serving, by working into the measure of each member [after working into the measure of each member] , maketh increasing of the body, into [the] edification of itself in charity. 16 in whom all the body is coupled and knit together, in every joint, wherewith one ministereth to another (according to the operation as every part {member} hath his measure) and increaseth the body, {maketh the body grow} unto the edifying of itself in love. 16 By whom all the body being coupled and knit together by every joint, for the furniture thereof (according to the effectual power, which is in the measure of every part) receiveth increase of the body, unto the edifying of itself in love. 16 From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body to the edifying of itself in love.
4:17 17 Therefore I say and witness this thing in the Lord [Therefore this thing I say, and witness in the Lord] , that ye walk not now, as heathen men walk, in the vanity of their wit; 17 This I say herefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye henceforth walk not as other gentiles walk, in vanities [vanity] of their mind, 17 This I say therefore and testify in the Lord, that ye henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walk, in vanity of their mind, 17 This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,
4:18 18 that have understanding darkened with darknesses [having their understanding darkened] , and be aliened from the life of God, by ignorance that is in them, for the blindness of their heart. 18 blinded in their understanding, being strangers from the life which is in God, thorow the ignorancy that is in them, because of the blindness of their hearts: 18 Having their understanding [cogitation] darkened, and being strangers from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardness of their heart: 18 Having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart: [blindness: or, hardness]
4:19 19 Which despairing betook themselves to unchastity, into the working of all uncleanness in covetousness. 19 which being past repentance have given themselves unto wantonness, to work all manner of uncleanness even with greediness. 19 Which being past feeling, have given themselves unto wantonness, to work all uncleanness, even with greediness. 19 Who being past feeling have given themselves over to lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greediness.
4:20 20 But ye have not so learned Christ, 20 But ye have not so learned Christ; 20 But ye have not so learned Christ, 20 But ye have not so learned Christ;
4:21 21 if nevertheless ye heard him, and be taught in him, as is truth in Jesus. 21 If so be ye have heard of him, and are taught in him, even as the truth is in Jesu: 21 If so be ye have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus, 21 If indeed ye have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus:
4:22 22 Do ye away by the old living the old man, that is corrupt by the desires of error; [Do ye away after the first living the old man, that is corrupt after the desires of error;] 22 so then as concerning the conversation in time past, lay from you that old man, which is corrupt thorow the deceivable lusts, 22 That is, that ye cast off, concerning the conversation in time past, that [the] old man, which is corrupt through the deceivable lusts, 22 That ye put off concerning the former manner of life the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;
4:23 23 and be ye renewed in the spirit of your soul; [+forsooth be ye renewed, or made new again, by the spirit of your mind;] 23 and be ye renewed in the spirit of your minds, 23 And be renewed in the spirit of your mind, 23 And be renewed in the spirit of your mind;
4:24 24 and clothe ye the new man, which is made after God in rightwiseness and holiness of truth. [and clothe ye the new man, which after God is made of nought in rightwiseness and holiness of truth.] 24 and put on that new man, which after a godly wise, [which after the image of God] is shapen in righteousness, and true holiness. 24 And put on the new man, which after God is created unto [in] righteousness, and true holiness. 24 And that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness. [true...: or, holiness of truth]
4:25 25 For which thing put ye away lying, and speak ye truth each man with his neighbour, for we be members each to other. [For which thing putting away lying, speak truth each man with his neighbour, for we be members together.] 25 Wherefore put away lying, and speak every man truth unto his neighbor, forasmuch as we are members one of another. 25 Wherefore cast off lying, and speak every man truth unto his neighbor: for we are members one of [of one] another. 25 Therefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another.
4:26 26 Be ye wroth, and do not do sin; the sun fall not down on your wrath [the sun fall not down upon your wrath] . 26 Be angry, but sin not: let not the son go down upon your wrath, 26 Be angry, but sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath, 26 Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath:
4:27 27 Do not ye give stead to the devil. 27 give no [neither give] place unto the backbiter, 27 Neither give place to the devil. 27 Neither give place to the devil.
4:28 28 He that stole, now steal he not; but more rather travail he in working with his hands that that is good, that he have whereof he shall give to the needy. [He that stole, now steal not; but more travail he in working with his hands that that is good thing, that he have whereof he shall give to a man suffering need.] 28 let him that stole steal no more, but let him rather labour with his hands some good thing, that he may have to give unto him that needeth. 28 Let him that stole, steal no more: but let him rather labor, and work with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give unto him that needeth. 28 Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth. [to give: or, to distribute]
4:29 29 Each evil word go not out of your mouth; but if any is good to the edification of faith, that it give grace to men that hear [that it give grace to men hearing] . 29 Let no filthy communication proceed out of your mouths: but that which is good to edify withal, when need is: that it may have favour with the hearers. 29 Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouths: but that which is good, to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers. 29 Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace to the hearers. [to...: or, to edify profitably]
4:30 30 And do not ye make the Holy Ghost of God sorry [And do not ye make the Holy Ghost of God sorry, or heavy] , in which ye be marked in the day of redemption. 30 And grieve not the holy spirit of God, by whom ye are sealed unto the day of redemption. 30 And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, by whom ye are sealed unto the day of redemption. 30 And grieve not the Holy Spirit of God, by whom ye are sealed to the day of redemption.
4:31 31 All bitterness, and wrath, and indignation, and cry, and blasphemy be taken away from you, with all malice; 31 Let all bitterness, fierceness and wrath, roaring and cursed speaking, be put away from you, with all maliciousness. 31 Let all bitterness, and anger, and wrath, crying, and evil speaking be put away from you, with all maliciousness. 31 Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:
4:32 32 and be ye together benign [forsooth be ye together benign, or of good will] , merciful, forgiving together, as also God forgave to you in Christ. 32 Be ye courteous one to another, be [and] merciful forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's [Christes] sake forgave you. 32 Be ye courteous one to another, and tender hearted, freely forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake, freely forgave you. 32 And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.
5:1 1 Therefore be ye followers of God, as most dear-worthy sons; 1 Be ye followers of God as dear children, 1 Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children, 1 Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children;
5:2 2 and walk ye in love, as [and] Christ loved us, and gave himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God, into the odour of sweetness. 2 and walk in love even as Christ loved us, and gave himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice of a sweet savour to God. 2 And walk in love, even as Christ hath loved us, and hath given himself for us, to be an offering and a sacrifice of a sweet smelling savor to God. 2 And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour.
5:3 3 And fornication, and all uncleanness, or avarice, be not named among you, as it becometh holy men; 3 So that fornication, {whoredom} and all uncleanness, or covetousness, be not once, named among you, as it becometh saints: 3 But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as it becometh Saints, 3 But immorality, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints;
5:4 4 either filth, or folly speech, or buffoonery [or harlotry] , that pertaineth not to profit, but more rather doing of thankings [but more doing of thankings] . 4 neither filthiness, neither foolish talking, neither jestings, which are not comely: but rather giving of thanks. 4 Neither filthiness, neither foolish talking, neither jesting, which are things not comely, but rather giving of thanks. 4 Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not befitting: but rather giving of thanks.
5:5 5 For know ye this, and understand, that each lecher, or unclean man, or covetous [man] , that serveth to maumets [+Forsooth this thing know ye, understanding that each fornicator, or unclean man, or avarice man, that is serving of idols, or maumets] , hath not heritage in the kingdom of Christ and of God. 5 For this ye know, that no whoremonger, either unclean person, or covetous person (which is the worshipper of images) hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ, and of God. 5 For this ye know, that no whoremonger, neither unclean person, nor covetous person, which is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ, and of God. 5 For this ye know, that no immoral, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
5:6 6 No man deceive you by vain words; for why for these things the wrath of God came upon the sons of unbelief. 6 Let no man deceive you with vain words. For thorow such things {Because of these} cometh the wrath of God upon the children of unbelief. 6 Let no man deceive you with vain words: for, because [for] such things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience. 6 Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience. [disobedience: or, unbelief]
5:7 7 Therefore do not ye be made partners of them. 7 Be not therefore companions with them. 7 Be not therefore companions with them. 7 Be ye not therefore partakers with them.
5:8 8 For ye were sometime darknesses, but now ye be light in the Lord. Walk ye as the sons of light [Walk as the sons of light] . 8 Ye were once darkness, but are now light in the Lord. Walk as children of light. 8 For ye were once darkness, but are now light in the Lord: walk as children of light, 8 For ye were once darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light:
5:9 9 For the fruit of light is in all goodness, and rightwiseness, and truth. 9 For the fruit of the spirit is, in all goodness, righteousness, and truth. 9 (For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness, and righteousness, and truth) 9 (For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)
5:10 10 And prove ye what thing is well pleasing to God. [Proving what is well pleasing to God.] 10 Accept that which {and prone what} is pleasing to the Lord: 10 Approving that which is pleasing to the Lord. 10 Proving what is acceptable to the Lord.
5:11 11 And do not ye commune to unfruitous works of darknesses; but more rather reprove ye [them] . 11 and have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness: but rather rebuke them. 11 And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but even reprove them rather. 11 And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.
5:12 12 For what things be done of them in privy, it is foul, yea, to speak. 12 For it is shame even to name those things which are done of them in secret: 12 For it is shame even to speak of the things which are done of them in secret. 12 For it is a shame even to speak of those things which are done by them in secret.
5:13 13 And all things that be reproved of the light, be openly showed; for all thing that is showed, is light. [Forsooth all things that be reproved of the light, be made open; forsooth all thing that is made open, is light.] 13 but all things, when they are rebuked of the light, are manifest. For whatsoever is manifest, that same is light. 13 But all things when they are reproved of the light, are manifest: for it is light that maketh all things manifest. 13 But all things that are reproved are made visible by the light: for whatever doth make manifest is light. [reproved: or, discovered]
5:14 14 For which thing he saith, Rise thou that sleepest, and rise up from death, and Christ shall lighten thee. [+For which thing he saith, Rise thou that sleepest, and rise up from dead, and Christ shall illumine, or lighten, thee.] 14 Wherefore he saith: awake thou that sleepest, and stand up from death, and Christ shall give thee light. 14 Wherefore he saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and stand up from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light. 14 Therefore he saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light. [he: or, it]
5:15 15 Therefore, brethren, see ye, how warily ye shall go; not as unwise men, but as wise men, 15 Take heed therefore that ye walk circumspectly: not as fools: {unwise} but as wise, 15 Take heed therefore that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, 15 See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,
5:16 16 again-buying the time, for the days be evil. 16 redeeming the time: for the days are evil: 16 Redeeming the season: [time] for the days are evil. 16 Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
5:17 17 Therefore do not ye be made unwise, but understanding which is the will of God [which is the will of the Lord] . 17 wherefore, be ye not unwise, but understand what the will of the Lord is, 17 Wherefore, be ye not unwise, but understand what the will of the Lord is. 17 Therefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.
5:18 18 And do not ye be drunk of wine, in which is lechery [in which is luxury] , but be ye filled with the Holy Ghost; 18 and be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess: but be fulfilled with {full of} the spirit, 18 And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess: but be fulfilled with the Spirit, 18 And be not drunk with wine, in which is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;
5:19 19 and speak ye to yourselves in psalms, and hymns, and spiritual songs, singing and saying psalm in your hearts to the Lord; [speaking to yourselves in psalms, and hymns, and spiritual songs, singing and saying psalm in your heart to the Lord;] 19 speaking unto yourselves in {and talk among your selves of} psalms, and hymns, and spiritual songs, singing and playing [making melody] to the Lord in your hearts, 19 Speaking unto yourselves in psalms, and hymns, and spiritual songs, singing, and making melody to the Lord in your hearts, 19 Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;
5:20 20 evermore doing thankings for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God and to the Father [to God and the Father.] 20 giving thanks always for all things in the name of our Lord Jesu Christ to God the father: [giving thanks all ways for all things unto God the father, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ:] 20 Giving thanks always for all things unto God even the Father, in the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ, 20 Giving thanks always for all things to God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;
5:21 21 Be ye subject together in the dread of Christ. 21 submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God. 21 Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God. 21 Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.
5:22 22 Women, be they subject to their husbands, as to the Lord, 22 Women submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. 22 Wives, submit yourselves unto your husbands, as unto the Lord. 22 Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands, as to the Lord.
5:23 23 for the man is head of the woman, as Christ is head of the church; he is Saviour of his body. 23 For the husband is the wife's head, even as Christ is the head of the congregation, and the same is the saviour of the body. 23 For the husband is the wife's head, even as Christ is the head of the Church, and the same is the savior of his body. 23 For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.
5:24 24 But as the church is subject to Christ, so [and] women to their husbands in all things. 24 Therefore as the congregation is in subjection to Christ, likewise let the wives be in subjection to their husbands in all things. 24 Therefore as the Church is in subjection to Christ, even so let the wives be to their husbands in everything. 24 Therefore as the church is subject to Christ, so let wives be to their own husbands in every thing.
5:25 25 Men, love ye your wives, as [and] Christ loved the church, and gave himself for it, 25 Husbands love your wives, even as Christ loved the congregation, and gave himself for it, 25 Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ loved the Church, and gave himself for it, 25 Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;
5:26 26 to make it holy; and cleansed it with the washing of water [that he should make it holy; cleansing it with the washing of water] , in the word of life, 26 to sanctify it, and cleansed it in the fountain of water thorow {by} the word, 26 That he might sanctify it, and cleanse it by the washing of water through the word, 26 That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,
5:27 27 to give the church glorious to himself, that it had no wem, nor rivelling, or any such thing [+that he should give the church glorious to himself, not having wem, or spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing] , but that it be holy and undefouled. 27 to make it unto himself, a glorious congregation without spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing: but that it should be holy and without blame. 27 That he might make it unto himself a glorious Church, not having spot or wrinkle, or any such thing: but that it should be holy and without blame. 27 That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.
5:28 28 So and men shall love their wives, as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife, loveth himself; 28 So ought men to love their wives, as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife, loveth himself. 28 So ought men to love their wives, as their own bodies: he that loveth his wife, loveth himself. 28 So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.
5:29 29 for no man hated ever his own flesh, but nourisheth and fostereth it, as [and] Christ doeth the church. 29 For no man ever yet, hated his own flesh: But nourisheth, and cherisheth it: even as the Lord doth the congregation: 29 For no man ever yet hated his own flesh, but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord doeth the Church. 29 For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:
5:30 30 And we be members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones. [For we be members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.] 30 for we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones. 30 For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones. 30 For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.
5:31 31 For this thing a man shall forsake his father and mother, and he shall draw to his wife; and they shall be twain in one flesh [and he shall cleave to his wife; and they shall be two in one flesh] . 31 For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall continue with his wife, and two shall be made one flesh. 31 For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife, and they twain shall be one flesh. 31 For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined to his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.
5:32 32 This sacrament is great; yea, I say in Christ, and in the church. 32 This is a great secret, but I speak between Christ and the congregation. 32 This is a great secret, but I speak concerning Christ, and concerning the Church. 32 This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.
5:33 33 Nevertheless ye all, each man love his wife as himself; and the wife dread her husband. 33 Nevertheless do ye so that every one of you love his wife truly even as himself: And let the wife see that she fear her husband. 33 Therefore every one of you, do ye so: let every one love his wife, even as himself, and let the wife see that she fear her husband. 33 Nevertheless let each one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband.
6:1 1 Sons, obey ye to your father and mother, in the Lord; for this thing is rightful [for this thing is just, or rightful] . 1 Children obey your fathers and mothers {elders} in the Lord: for so is it right. 1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right. 1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.
6:2 2 Honour thou thy father and mother, that is the first commandment in [the] promise; 2 Honour [thy] father and mother, that is the first commandment that hath any promise, 2 Honor thy father and mother (which is the first commandment with promise) 2 Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise;)
6:3 3 that it be well to thee, and that thou be long living on the earth. 3 that thou mayst be in good estate, {mayest prosper} and live long on the {upon} earth. 3 That it may be well with thee, and that thou mayest live long on the earth. 3 That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.
6:4 4 And, [ye] fathers, do not ye provoke your sons to wrath; but nourish ye them in the teaching and chastising of the Lord [but nourish them in the discipline and correction, or chastising, of the Lord] . 4 [And ye] Fathers, move {provoke} not your children to wrath: but bring them up with the nurture and information of the Lord. 4 And ye, fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the instruction and information of the Lord. 4 And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
6:5 5 Servants, obey ye to fleshly lords with dread and trembling, in simpleness of your heart, as to Christ; 5 Servants be obedient unto your carnal masters, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your hearts, as unto Christ: 5 Servants, be obedient unto them that are your masters, according to the flesh, with fear and trembling in singleness of your hearts as unto Christ, 5 Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as to Christ;
6:6 6 not serving at the eye [not serving at eye] , as pleasing to men, but as servants of Christ; doing the will of God by discretion, 6 not with service in the eye sight, as men pleasers: but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart 6 Not with service to the eye, as men pleasers, but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart, 6 Not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart;
6:7 7 with good will serving as to the Lord, and not as to men [and not to men] ; 7 with good will, even as though ye served the Lord, [serving the Lord] and not men. 7 With good will, serving the Lord, and not men. 7 With good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men:
6:8 8 witting that each man, whatever good thing he shall do, he shall receive this of the Lord [this he shall receive of the Lord] , whether servant, whether free man. 8 And remember that whatsoever good thing any man doeth, that shall he receive again of the Lord, whether he be bond or free. 8 And know ye that whatsoever good thing any man doeth, that same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free. 8 Knowing that whatever good thing any man doeth, the same shall he receive from the Lord, whether he be bond or free.
6:9 9 And, ye lords, do the same things to them, forgiving menacings [forgiving menaces] ; witting that both their Lord and yours is in heavens, and the taking of persons is not with God. 9 And ye masters, do even the same things unto them, putting away threatenings: and remember {know} that even your master also is in heaven, neither is there any respect of person with him. 9 And ye masters, do the same things unto them, putting away threatening: and know that even your master also is in heaven, neither is there respect of person with him. 9 And, ye masters, do the same things to them, forbearing threatening: knowing that your Master also is in heaven; neither is there respect of persons with him. [forbearing: or, moderating] [your...: some read, both your and their Master]
6:10 10 Here afterward, brethren, be ye comforted in the Lord, and in the might of his virtue. 10 Finally, my brethren be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. 10 Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. 10 Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.
6:11 11 Clothe you with the armour of God, that ye be able to stand against the ambushings [the ambushings, or assailings,] of the devil. 11 Put on the armour of God, that ye may stand steadfast against the crafty assaults of the devil. 11 Put on the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to stand against the assaults of the devil. 11 Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
6:12 12 For why striving is not to us against flesh and blood [For striving, or battle, is not to us against flesh and blood] , but against [the] princes and potentates, against governors of the world of these darknesses, against spiritual things of wickedness, in heavenly things. 12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood: but against rule, against power, {namely} and against worldly rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in [for] heavenly things. {under the heaven} 12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, and against the worldly governors, the princes of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness, [wickednesses] which are in the high places. 12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. [flesh...: Gr. blood and flesh] [spiritual...: or, wicked spirits] [high: or, heavenly]
6:13 13 Therefore take ye the armour of God, that ye be able to against-stand in the evil day; and in all things stand perfect. 13 For this cause take unto you the armour of God, that ye may be able to resist in the evil day, and to stand perfect in all things. 13 For this cause take unto you the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to resist in the evil day, and having finished all things, stand fast. 13 Therefore take up the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. [having...: or, having overcome all]
6:14 14 Therefore stand ye, and be girded about your loins in soothfastness [Therefore stand ye, girded about your loins in soothfastness] , and clothed with the habergeon of rightwiseness, 14 Stand therefore and your loins gird about with verity, {trueth} having on the breastplate of righteousness, 14 Stand therefore, and your loins girded [gird] about with verity, and having on the breastplate of righteousness, 14 Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;
6:15 15 and your feet shod in making ready of the gospel of peace. 15 and shod with shoes prepared by the gospel [gospell] of peace. 15 And your feet shod with the preparation of the Gospel of peace. 15 And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;
6:16 16 In all things take ye the shield of faith, in which ye be able to quench all the fiery darts of him that is most wicked. [+In all things taking the shield of faith, in which ye be able to quench all the fiery darts of the worst.] 16 Above all take to you the shield of faith, wherewith ye may quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. 16 Above all, take the shield of faith, wherewith ye may quench all the fiery darts of the wicked, 16 Above all, taking the shield of faith, with which ye shall be able to put out all the fiery darts of the wicked.
6:17 17 And take ye the helmet of health, and the sword of the Ghost, that is, the word of God. 17 And take the helmet of health, [salvation] and the sword of the spirit, which is the word of God, 17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. 17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:
6:18 18 By all prayer and beseeching pray ye all time in Spirit, and in him waking in all busyness, and beseeching for all holy men, [By all prayer and beseeching praying all time in Spirit, and in him waking in all busyness, and beseeching for all saints,] 18 and pray always with all manner prayer and supplication: and that in the spirit: and watch thereunto with all instance and supplication for all saints, 18 And pray always with all manner prayer and supplication in the Spirit: and watch thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all Saints, 18 Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching for this purpose with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;
6:19 19 and for me; that word be given to me in opening of my mouth, with trust to make known the mystery of the gospel, 19 and for me, that utterance {the word} may be given unto me, that I may open my mouth [mought] boldly, to utter the secrets of the gospel, [gospell] 19 And for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my mouth boldly to publish the secret of the Gospel, 19 And for me, that utterance may be given to me, that I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel,
6:20 20 for which I am set in message in a chain [for which I am set in legacy, or message, in this chain] ; so that in it I be hardy to speak, as it behooveth me [to speak out] . 20 whereof I am a messenger in bonds, that therein I may speak freely, as it becometh me to speak. 20 Whereof I am the ambassador in bonds, that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak. 20 For which I am an ambassador in bonds: that in it I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak. [in bonds: or, in a chain] [therein: or, thereof]
6:21 21 And [that] ye know, what things be about me, what I do, Tychicus, my most dear brother, and true minister in the Lord, shall make all things known to you; 21 But that ye may also know that condition {case} I am in, and what I do, Tichicus my dear brother and faithful minister in the Lord, shall shew you of all things, 21 But that ye may also know mine affairs, and what I do, Tychicus my dear brother and faithful minister in the Lord, shall shew you of all things, 21 But that ye also may know my affairs, and how I do, Tychicus, a beloved brother and faithful minister in the Lord, shall make known to you all things:
6:22 22 whom I sent to you for this same thing, that ye know what things be about us, and that he comfort your hearts. 22 whom I sent unto you for the same purpose, {cause} that ye might know what case I stand in, and that he might comfort your hearts. 22 Whom I have sent unto you for the same purpose, that ye might know mine affairs, and that he might comfort your hearts. 22 Whom I have sent to you for the same purpose, that ye may know our affairs, and that he may comfort your hearts.
6:23 23 Peace to brethren, and charity, with faith of God our Father, and of the Lord Jesus Christ. 23 Peace be with {unto} the brethren, and love with faith from God the father, and from the Lord Jesu Christ. 23 Peace be with the brethren, and love with faith from God the Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. 23 Peace be to the brethren, and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
6:24 24 Grace with all men that love our Lord Jesus Christ in uncorruption. Amen, that is, So be it. [Grace with all that love our Lord Jesus in uncorruption. Amen.] 24 Grace be with all them which love our Lord Jesus Christ in pureness, {unfeignedly} Amen. 24 Grace be with all them which love our Lord Jesus Christ, to their immortality, Amen. 24 Grace be with all them that love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity. Amen. [in sincerity: or, with incorruption]
Sent from Rome unto the Ephesians by Tichicus. Written from Rome unto the Ephesians, and sent by Tychicus. To the Ephesians written from Rome, by Tychicus.