Ephesians 2:1

Made Alive in Christ

1 As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins,

Ephesians 2:1 in Other Translations

1 And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins;
1 And you were dead in the trespasses and sins
1 Once you were dead because of your disobedience and your many sins.
1 It wasn't so long ago that you were mired in that old stagnant life of sin.
1 And you were dead in your trespasses and sins

Ephesians 2:1 In-Context

1 As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins,
2 in which you used to live when you followed the ways of this world and of the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient.
3 All of us also lived among them at one time, gratifying the cravings of our flesh and following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature deserving of wrath.
4 But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy,
5 made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions—it is by grace you have been saved.

Cross References 1

  • 1. ver 5; Colossians 2:13
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