Ephesians 2:16

And might reconcile (kai apokatallaxh). Final clause with ina understood of first aorist active subjunctive of apokatallassw for which see Colossians 1:20 Colossians 1:22 . Them both (tou ampoterou). "The both," "the two" (tou duo), Jew and Gentile. In one body (en eni swmati). The "one new man" of verse Colossians 15 of which Christ is Head ( Colossians 1:23 ), the spiritual church. Paul piles up metaphors to express his idea of the Kingdom of God with Christ as King (the church, the body, the commonwealth of Israel, oneness, one new man in Christ, fellow-citizens, the family of God, the temple of God). Thereby (en autwi). On the Cross where he slew the enmity (repeated here) between Jew and Gentile.