Ephesians 4:17-32 NAS

The Christian's Walk

17 1So this I say, and affirm together with the Lord, 2that you walk no longer just as the Gentiles also walk, in the 3futility of their mind,

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18 being 4darkened in their understanding, a5excluded from the life of God because of the 6ignorance that is in them, because of the 7hardness of their heart;

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19 and they, having 8become callous, 9have given themselves over to 10sensuality bfor the practice of every kind of impurity with greediness.

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    • ¦ 4:19 - Or "greedy for the practice of every kind of impurity"
      20 But you did not 11learn cChrist in this way,

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        • § 4:20 - I.e. the Messiah
          21 if indeed you 12have heard Him and have 13been taught in Him, just as truth is in Jesus,

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          22 that, in reference to your former manner of life, you 14lay aside the 15old dself, which is being corrupted in accordance with the 16lusts of deceit,

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          23 and that you be 17renewed in the spirit of your mind,

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          24 and 18put on the 19new eself, which f20in the likeness of God has been created in righteousness and holiness of the truth.

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            • © 4:24 - Lit "man"
            • ª 4:24 - Lit "according to God"
              25 Therefore, 21laying aside falsehood, 22SPEAK TRUTH EACH ONE of you WITH HIS NEIGHBOR, for we are 23members of one another.

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              26 24BE ANGRY, AND yet DO NOT SIN; do not let the sun go down on your anger,

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              27 and do not 25give the devil gan opportunity.

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                • « 4:27 - Lit "a place"
                  28 He who steals must steal no longer; but rather 26he must labor, 27performing with his own hands what is good, 28so that he will have something to share with hone who has need.

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                  29 Let no * i29unwholesome word proceed from your mouth, but only such a word as is good for 30edification jaccording to the need of the moment, so that it will give grace to those who hear.

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                    • ­ 4:29 - Lit "rotten"
                    • ® 4:29 - Lit "of the need"
                      30 31Do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, kby whom you were 32sealed for the day of redemption.

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                      31 33Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be 34put away from you, along with all 35malice.

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                      32 36Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, 37just as God in Christ also has forgiven lyou.

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                        • ° 4:32 - Two early mss read "us"