Parallel Bible results for Ephesians 4:17-32

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Ephesians 4:17-32

ESV 17 Now this I say and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer walk as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds. 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. ESV 18 They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their hardness of 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. ESV 19 They have become callous and have given themselves up to sensuality, greedy to practice every kind of impurity. 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. ESV 20 But that is not the way you learned Christ!-- NIV 20 You, however, did not come to know Christ that way. ESV 21 assuming that you have heard about him and were taught in him, as the truth is in Jesus, NIV 21 Surely you heard of him and were taught in him in accordance with the truth that is in Jesus. ESV 22 to put off your old self, which belongs to your former manner of life and is corrupt through deceitful desires, 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; ESV 23 and to be renewed in the spirit of your minds, NIV 23 to be made new in the attitude of your minds; ESV 24 and to put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness. NIV 24 and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness. ESV 25 Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another. NIV 25 Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to his neighbor, for we are all members of one body. ESV 26 Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, NIV 26 "In your anger do not sin": Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, ESV 27 and give no opportunity to the devil. NIV 27 and do not give the devil a foothold. ESV 28 Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need. NIV 28 He who has been stealing must steal no longer, but must work, doing something useful with his own hands, that he may have something to share with those in need. ESV 29 Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear. NIV 29 Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. ESV 30 And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. NIV 30 And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. ESV 31 Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. NIV 31 Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. ESV 32 Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you. NIV 32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.