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Ephesians 2:2 LEB

2 in which you formerly walked according to the course of this world, according to the ruler of the authority of the air, the spirit now working in the sons of disobedience,

Study tools for Ephesians 2:2

  • a 2:1 - Literally "and you being dead"
  • b 2:1 - *Here the participle ("being") is understood as concessive
  • c 2:3 - Or "desires"
  • d 2:3 - This phrase is a Semitic idiom which can mean either (1) "children characterized by wrath" or (2) "children destined for wrath"
  • e 2:15 - *Here "[thus]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("making") which is understood as result
  • f 2:16 - Or "by it" (referring to the cross)
  • g 2:20 - Or perhaps "capstone"
  • h 2:22 - Or "are built up together in spirit [= spiritually] into a dwelling place of God" (cf. nrsv)