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Ephesians

4:1 So I, the Master’s captive, urge you to keep pace with the appointment to which you were called.

παρακαλω
G3870
I-am-advocating
ουν
G3767
then
ὑμας
G5209
yous
εγω
G1473
I

G3588
the
δεσμιος
G1198
prisoner
εν
G1722
in
κυριω
G2962
master
αξιως
G516
worthily
περιπατησαι
G4043
to-walk-around
της
G3588
[of]-the
κλησεως
G2821
[of]-appointment
ἡς
G3739
[of]-whom
εκληθητε
G2564
yous-were-called

4:2 Be humble, gentle, and patient, tolerating each other in love.

μετα
G3326
with
πασης
G3956
[of]-every
ταπεινοφροσυνης
G5012
[of]-humility
και
G2532
and
πραϋτητος
G4236
[of]-gentleness
μετα
G3326
with
μακροθυμιας
G3115
[of]-great patience
ανεχομενοι
G430
enduring
αλληλων
G240
[of]-each-other
εν
G1722
in
αγαπη
G26
love

4:3 Make an effort to keep the unity of the Spirit, tied together with peace.

σπουδαζοντες
G4704
striving
τηρειν
G5083
to-guard
την
G3588
the
ἑνοτητα
G1775
unity
του
G3588
[of]-the
πνευματος
G4151
[of]-breath
εν
G1722
in
τω
G3588
[to]-the
συνδεσμω
G4886
[to]-bond-together
της
G3588
[of]-the
ειρηνης
G1515
[of]-peace

4:4 Be one body and one spirit, just as you were also called into one hope,

ἑν
G1520
one
σωμα
G4983
body
και
G2532
and
ἑν
G1520
one
πνευμα
G4151
breath
καθως
G2531
according-to
και
G2532
and
εκληθητε
G2564
yous-were-called
εν
G1722
in
μια
G1520
one
ελπιδι
G1680
[to]-hope
της
G3588
[of]-the
κλησεως
G2821
[of]-appointment
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous

4:5 one Master, one faith, one immersion,

εἱς
G1520
one
κυριος
G2962
master
μια
G1520
one
πιστις
G4102
trust
ἑν
G1520
one
βαπτισμα
G908
immersion

4:6 and one God and Father who is over, through, and in all.

εἱς
G1520
one
θεος
G2316
God
και
G2532
and
πατηρ
G3962
father
παντων
G3956
[of]-all

G3588
the
επι
G1909
on
παντων
G3956
[of]-all
και
G2532
and
δια
G1223
through
παντων
G3956
[of]-all
και
G2532
and
εν
G1722
in
πασιν
G3956
[to]-all

4:7 Yet each of us was given favor in accordance with how the Anointed has apportioned each gift.

ἑνι
G1520
one
δε
G1161
yet
ἑκαστω
G1538
[to]-each
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us
εδοθη
G1325
was-given

G3588
the
χαρις
G5485
favor
κατα
G2596
down
το
G3588
the
μετρον
G3358
measurement
της
G3588
[of]-the
δωρεας
G1431
[of]-gratuity
του
G3588
[of]-the
χριστου
G5547
[of]-anointed

4:8 What does it mean, “Ascending to the heights, he captured captivity and gave gifts to people”?

διο
G1352
for-this-reason
λεγειν
G3004
to-say
αναβας
G305
ascending
εις
G1519
into
ὑψος
G5311
height
ηχμαλωτευσεν
G162
captured
αἱχμαλωσιαν
G161
captivity
εδωκεν
G1325
gave
δοματα
G1390
gifts
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
ανθρωποις
G444
[to]-people

4:9 Well, in order to ascend it means he first descended into the lower parts of the earth.

το
G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
ανεβη
G305
ascended
τι
G5101
what
εστιν
G2076
is
ει.
G1487
if
μη
G3361
not
ὁτι
G3754
since
και
G2532
and
κατεβη
G2597
descended
εις
G1519
into
τα
G3588
the
κατωτερα
G2737
lower
μερη
G3313
shares
της
G3588
[of]-the
γης
G1093
[of]-earth

4:10 The same one who descended also ascended above the heavens, to complete everything.

καταβας
G2597
descending
αυτος
G846
him/her/it-self
εστιν
G2076
is
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
αναβας
G305
ascending
ὑπερανω
G5231
up-over
παντων
G3956
[of]-all
των
G3588
[of]-the
ουρανων
G3772
[of]-skies
ἱνα
G2443
that
πληρωση
G4137
should-fill-up
τα
G3588
the
παντα
G3956
all

4:11 In fact, he gave the Ambassadors, the prophets, those who bring the Gospel, the shepherds and teachers,

και
G2532
and
αυτος
G846
him/her/it-self
εδωκεν
G1325
gave
τους
G3588
the
μεν
G3303
in-fact
αποστολους
G652
ambassadors
τους
G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
προφητας
G4396
prophets
τους
G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
ευαγγελιστας
G2099
good-news-spreaders
τους
G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
ποιμενας
G4166
shepherds
και
G2532
and
διδασκαλους
G1320
teachers

4:12 to equip the holy ones for doing the work of attendants, to build up the body of the Anointed.

προς
G4314
toward
τον
G3588
the
καταρτισμον
G2677
equipper
των
G3588
[of]-the
ἁγιων
G40
[of]-consecrated-ones
εις
G1519
into
εργον
G2041
action
διακονιας
G1248
[of]-service
εις
G1519
into
οικοδομην
G3619
construction
του
G3588
[of]-the
σωματος
G4983
[of]-body
του
G3588
[of]-the
χριστου
G5547
[of]-anointed

4:13 The goal is that we should all reach unity of faith and full understanding of the God-Man, to a mature man of the full stature of the Anointed.

μεχρι
G3360
until
καταντησωμεν
G2658
we-should-arrive-at
οἱ
G3588
the
παντες
G3956
all
εις
G1519
into
την
G3588
the
ἑνοτητα
G1775
unity
της
G3588
[of]-the
πιστεως
G4102
[of]-trust
και
G2532
and
της
G3588
[of]-the
επιγνωσεως
G1922
[of]-recognition
του
G3588
[of]-the
υἱου
G5207
[of]-son
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
εις
G1519
into
ανδρα
G435
man
τελειον
G5046
mature
εις
G1519
into
μετρον
G3358
measurement
ἡλικιας
G2244
[of]-maturity
του
G3588
[of]-the
πληρωματος
G4138
[of]-completion
του
G3588
[of]-the
χριστου
G5547
[of]-anointed

4:14 Then we will no longer be minors, running here and there and being carried away by whatever teaching is blowing in the wind. Such things come from con artists and crafty people who scheme to lead others astray.

ἱνα
G2443
that
μηκετι
G3371
no-more
ωμεν
G5600
we-may-be
νηπιοι
G3516
infantile
κλυδωνιζομενοι
G2831
fluctuating
και
G2532
and
περιφερομενοι
G4064
being-carried-around
παντι
G3956
[to]-every
ανεμω
G417
[to]-wind
της
G3588
[of]-the
διδασκαλιας
G1319
[of]-instruction
εν
G1722
in
τη
G3588
[to]-the
κυβεια
G2940
[to]-gamble
των
G3588
[of]-the
ανθρωπων
G444
[of]-people
εν
G1722
in
πανουργια
G3834
[to]-cunning
προς
G4314
toward
την
G3588
the
μεθοδειαν
G3180
scheme
της
G3588
[of]-the
πλανης
G4106
[of]-diversion

4:15 Speaking the truth in love is how we can make everything grow into the Anointed, the Head.

αληθευοντες
G226
telling-the-truth
δε
G1161
yet
εν
G1722
in
αγαπη
G26
love
αυξησωμεν
G837
we-should-cause-to-grow
εις
G1519
into
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
τα
G3588
the
παντα
G3956
all
ὁς
G3739
who
εστιν
G2076
is

G3588
the
κεφαλη
G2776
[to]-head

G3588
the
χριστος
G5547
anointed

4:16 The entire body grows out of him, connected together and united to the supply at every point of contact. Each part does its work to make the body grow and build itself up in love.

εξ
G1537
out
οὑ
G3739
[of]-whom
παν
G3956
all
το
G3588
the
σωμα
G4983
body
συναρμολογουμενον
G4883
being-fitted-together
και
G2532
and
συμβιβαζομενον
G4822
being-united
δια
G1223
through
πασης
G3956
[of]-every
ἁφης
G860
[of]-connector
της
G3588
[of]-the
επιχορηγιας
G2024
[of]-supply
κατ᾽
G2596
down
ενεργειαν
G1753
operation
εν
G1722
in
μετρω
G3358
[to]-measurement
ἑνος
G1520
[of]-one
ἑκαστου
G1538
[of]-each
μερους
G3313
[of]-share
την
G3588
the
αυξησιν
G838
growth
του
G3588
[of]-the
σωματος
G4983
[of]-body
ποιειται
G4160
is-doing
εις
G1519
into
οικοδομην
G3619
construction
ἑαυτου
G1438
[of]-self
εν
G1722
in
αγαπη
G26
love

4:17 So this is what I’m getting at, as a witness for the Master: In no way should you still be following in the footsteps of the non-Judeans. Their thinking is muddled

τουτο
G5124
this
ουν
G3767
then
λεγω
G3004
I-am-saying
και
G2532
and
μαρτυρομαι
G3143
I-witness
εν
G1722
in
κυριω
G2962
master
μηκετι
G3371
no-more
ὑμας
G5209
yous
περιπατειν
G4043
to-walk-around
καθως
G2531
according-to
και
G2532
and
τα
G3588
the
εθνη
G1484
nations
περιπατει
G4043
is-walking-around
εν
G1722
in
ματαιοτητι
G3153
[to]-uselessness
του
G3588
[of]-the
νοος
G3563
[of]-minds
αυτων
G846
[of]-them

4:18 and dark; they are alienated from the life of God because of their ignorance, caused by their hard hearts.

εσκοτισμενοι
G4656
having-been-darkened
τη
G3588
[to]-the
διανοια
G1271
[to]-thoughts
οντες
G5607
being
απηλλοτριωμενοι
G526
having-been-alienated
της
G3588
[of]-the
ζωης
G2222
[of]-life
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
δια
G1223
through
την
G3588
the
αγνοιαν
G52
ignorance
την
G3588
the
ουσαν
G5752
being
εν
G1722
in
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them
δια
G1223
through
την
G3588
the
πωρωσιν
G4457
hardness
της
G3588
[of]-the
καρδιας
G2588
[of]-heart
αυτων
G846
[of]-them

4:19 They are beyond feeling, given over to vice and greed and all sorts of unsavory things.

οἱτινες
G3748
who
απηλγηκοτες
G524
having-become-apathetic
ἑαυτους
G1438
themselves
παρεδωκαν
G3860
they-handed-over
τη
G3588
[to]-the
ασελγεια
G766
vice
εις
G1519
into
εργασιαν
G2039
action
ακαθαρσιας
G167
[of]-uncleanness
πασης
G3956
[of]-every
εν
G1722
in
πλεονεξια
G4124
[to]-greed

4:20 Yet this is not what you learned

ὑμεις
G5210
yous
δε
G1161
yet
ουχ
G3756
not
οὑτως
G3779
likewise
εμαθετε
G3129
yous-learned
τον
G3588
the
χριστον
G5547
anointed

4:21 about the Anointed, since surely you heard him and were taught by him according to the truth about Jesus.

ει.
G1487
if
γε
G1065
surely
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
ηκουσατε
G191
yous-heard
και
G2532
and
εν
G1722
in
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
εδιδαχθητε
G1321
yous-were-taught
καθως
G2531
according-to
εστιν
G2076
is
αληθεια
G225
[to]-truth
εν
G1722
in
τω
G3588
[to]-the
ιησου
G2424
[of]-Jesus

4:22 You must put off the old ways, the old self that is corrupted by seductive desires.

αποθεσθαι
G659
to-put-away
ὑμας
G5209
yous
κατα
G2596
down
την
G3588
the
προτεραν
G4387
former
αναστροφην
G391
behavior
τον
G3588
the
παλαιον
G3820
old
ανθρωπον
G444
person
τον
G3588
the
φθαρησονται
G5351
shall-be-destroyed
κατα
G2596
down
τας
G3588
those
επιθυμιας
G1939
cravings
της
G3588
[of]-the
απατης
G539
[of]-delusion

4:23 Be rejuvenated instead in mind and spirit,

ανανεουσθαι
G365
to-be-rejuvenated
δε
G1161
yet
τω
G3588
[to]-the
πνευματι
G4151
[to]-breath
του
G3588
[of]-the
νοος
G3563
[of]-minds
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous

4:24 and put on the new you that is being created by God in justice and devotion to the truth.

και
G2532
and
ενδυσασθαι
G1746
to-be-clothed
τον
G3588
the
καινον
G2537
new
ανθρωπον
G444
person
τον
G3588
the
κατα
G2596
down
θεον
G2316
God
κτισθεντα
G2936
being-formed
εν
G1722
in
δικαιοσυνη
G1343
justice
και
G2532
and
ὁσιοτητι
G3742
[to]-devoutness
της
G3588
[of]-the
αληθειας
G225
[of]-truth

4:25 So get rid of falsehood and speak the truth with those around you, since we are members of each other.

διο
G1352
for-this-reason
αποθεμενοι
G659
putting-away
το
G3588
the
ψευδος
G5579
falsehood
λαλειτε
G2980
yous-talk!
αληθειαν
G225
truth
ἑκαστος
G1538
each
μετα
G3326
with
του
G3588
[of]-the
πλησιον
G4139
nearby
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
ὁτι
G3754
since
εσμεν
G2070
we-are
αλληλων
G240
[of]-each-other
μελη
G3196
members

4:26 It’s not a fault to be angry, but don’t let the sun set before you resolve it;

οργιζεσθε
G3710
yous-be-angry!
και
G2532
and
μη
G3361
not
ἁμαρτανετε
G264
yous-fail!

G3588
the
ἡλιος
G2246
sun
μη
G3361
not
επιδυετω
G1931
let-him/her/it-set-down!
επι
G1909
on
τω
G3588
[to]-the
παροργισμω
G3950
[to]-rage
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous

4:27 don’t give the Slanderer an advantage!

μηδε
G3366
no-longer
διδοτε
G1325
yous-give!
τοπον
G5117
spot
τω
G3588
[to]-the
διαβολω
G1228
[to]-false-accuser

4:28 The thief must stop stealing and get to work; they must work with their own hands so they can share with the needy.


G3588
the
κλεπτων
G2813
stealing
μηκετι
G3371
no-more
κλεπτετω
G2813
let-him/her/it-steal!
μαλλον
G3123
rather
δε
G1161
yet
κοπιατω
G2872
let-him/her/it-tire!
εργαζομενος
G2038
working
ταις
G3588
[to]-the
ιδιαις
G2398
[to]-own
χερσιν
G5495
[to]-hands
το
G3588
the
αγαθον
G18
good
ἱνα
G2443
that
εχη
G2192
may-have
μεταδιδοναι
G3330
to-share
τω
G3588
[to]-the
χρειαν
G5532
reason
εχοντι
G2192
[to]-having

4:29 Do not let any foul talk come out of your mouths; only say what is good and needed to build up others and favor those who hear.

πας
G3956
all
λογος
G3056
saying
σαπρος
G4550
foul
εκ
G1537
out
του
G3588
[of]-the
στοματος
G4750
[of]-mouth
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
μη
G3361
not
εκπορευεσθω
G1607
let-him/her/it-go-out!
αλλα
G235
but
ει.
G1487
if
τις
G5101
who
αγαθος
G18
good
προς
G4314
toward
οικοδομην
G3619
construction
της
G3588
[of]-the
χρειας
G5532
needs
ἱνα
G2443
that
δω
G1325
may-give
χαριν
G5485
favor
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
ακουουσιν
G191
they-are-hearing

4:30 And do not distress the Holy Spirit of God, with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.

και
G2532
and
μη
G3361
not
λυπειτε
G3076
yous-distress!
το
G3588
the
πνευμα
G4151
breath
το
G3588
the
ἁγιον
G40
consecrated
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
εν
G1722
in

G3739
[to]-whom
εσφραγισθητε
G4972
yous-are-sealed
εις
G1519
into
ἡμεραν
G2250
day
απολυτρωσεως
G629
[of]-release

4:31 Let all bitterness, fury, rage, shouting, and slander be far removed from you, along with all malice.

πασα
G3956
all
πικρια
G4088
bitterness
και
G2532
and
θυμος
G2372
fury
και
G2532
and
οργη
G3709
rage
και
G2532
and
κραυγη
G2906
shouting
και
G2532
and
βλασφημια
G988
slander
αρθητω
G142
let-him/her/it-be-elevated!
αφ᾽
G575
from
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
συν
G4862
together-with
παση
G3956
[to]-every
κακια
G2549
[to]-malicious

4:32 Instead, do good to each other and be compassionate, behaving graciously among yourselves just as God through the Anointed also dealt graciously with all of us.

γινεσθε
G1096
yous-become!
εις
G1519
into
αλληλους
G240
each-other
χρηστοι
G5543
good
ευσπλαγχνοι
G2155
compassionate
χαριζομενοι
G5483
favoring
ἑαυτοις
G1438
[to]-themselves
καθως
G2531
according-to
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
θεος
G2316
God
εν
G1722
in
χριστω
G5547
[to]-anointed
εχαρισατο
G5483
favored
ἡμιν
G2254
[to]-us