Ephesians 4:8-11 NIV

8 This is why ita says: "When he ascended on high, he led captives1 in his train and gave gifts to men."b2

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    • a 4:8 - Or "God"
    • b 4:8 - Psalm 68:18
      9 (What does "he ascended" mean except that he also descended to the lower, earthly regionsc ?

      References for Ephesians 4:9

        • c 4:9 - Or "the depths of the earth"
          10 He who descended is the very one who ascended3 higher than all the heavens, in order to fill the whole universe.)4

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          11 It was he who gave5 some to be apostles,6 some to be prophets,7 some to be evangelists,8 and some to be pastors and teachers,9

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