Ephesians 4:10-20 NKJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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10 He who descended is also the One who ascended far above all the heavens, that He might fill all things.) 10 He who descended is the very one who ascended higher than all the heavens, in order to fill the whole universe.)
11 And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, 11 It was he who gave some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors and teachers,
12 for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ, 12 to prepare God's people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up
13 till we all come to 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 fullness of Christ; 13 until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ.
14 that we should no longer be children, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, in the cunning craftiness of deceitful plotting, 14 Then we will no longer be infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of men in their deceitful scheming.
15 but, speaking the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him who is the head--Christ-- 15 Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into him who is the Head, that is, Christ.
16 from whom the whole body, joined and knit together by what every joint supplies, according to the effective working by which every part does its share, causes growth of the body for the edifying of itself in love. 16 From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work.
17 This I say, therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you should no longer walk as the rest of the Gentiles walk, in the futility of their mind, 17 So I tell you this, and insist on it in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking.
18 having their understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart; 18 They are darkened in their understanding and separated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them due to the hardening of their hearts.
19 who, being past feeling, have given themselves over to lewdness, to work all uncleanness with greediness. 19 Having lost all sensitivity, they have given themselves over to sensuality so as to indulge in every kind of impurity, with a continual lust for more.
20 But you have not so learned Christ, 20 You, however, did not come to know Christ that way.