9 (What does “he ascended” mean except that he also descended to the lower, earthly regionsa ?

Read Ephesians 4:9 Using Other Translations

(Now that he ascended, what is it but that he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth?
(In saying, "He ascended," what does it mean but that he had also descended into the lower regions, the earth?
Notice that it says “he ascended.” This clearly means that Christ also descended to our lowly world.