Parallel Bible results for Ephesians 4:12-22


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Ephesians 4:12-22

WYC 12 to the full ending of saints, into the work of ministry, into [the] edification of Christ's body, NIV 12 to prepare God's people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up WYC 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 God's Son, into a perfect man, into the measure of age of the plenty of Christ;] NIV 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. WYC 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. NIV 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. WYC 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;] NIV 15 Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into him who is the Head, that is, Christ. WYC 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. NIV 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. WYC 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; NIV 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. WYC 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. NIV 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. WYC 19 Which despairing betook themselves to unchastity, into the working of all uncleanness in covetousness. NIV 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. WYC 20 But ye have not so learned Christ, NIV 20 You, however, did not come to know Christ that way. WYC 21 if nevertheless ye heard him, and be taught in him, as is truth in Jesus. NIV 21 Surely you heard of him and were taught in him in accordance with the truth that is in Jesus. WYC 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;] NIV 22 You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires;