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Ephesians 4

Introduction

Overview

Ephesians 4:1, He exhorts to unity; Ephesians 4:7, and declares that God therefore gives divers gifts unto men; Ephesians 4:11, that his church might be edified, Ephesians 4:16. and grow up in Christ; Ephesians 4:18, He calls them from the impurity of the Gentiles; Ephesians 4:24, to put on the new man; Ephesians 4:25, to cast off lying; Ephesians 4:29, and corrupt communication.

Verse 1

prisoner: Ephesians 3:1

of the Lord: or, in the Lord

beseech: Jeremiah 38:20, Romans 12:1, 1 Corinthians 4:16, 2 Corinthians 5:20, 2 Corinthians 6:1, 2 Corinthians 10:1, Galatians 4:12, Philemon 1:9, Philemon 1:10, 1 Peter 2:11, 2 John 1:5

walk: Ephesians 4:17, Ephesians 5:2, Genesis 5:24, Genesis 17:1, Acts 9:31, Philippians 1:27, Philippians 3:17, Philippians 3:18, Colossians 1:10, Colossians 4:12, 1 Thessalonians 2:12, 1 Thessalonians 4:1, 1 Thessalonians 4:2, Titus 2:10, Hebrews 13:21

vocation: Ephesians 4:4, Romans 8:28-30, Philippians 3:14, 2 Thessalonians 1:11, 2 Timothy 1:9, Hebrews 3:1, 1 Peter 3:9, 1 Peter 5:10, 2 Peter 1:3

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 37:21 - Thus Matthew 5:9 - are Acts 16:23 - they cast Acts 21:11 - So shall Acts 23:18 - Paul Acts 28:20 - this chain Romans 12:10 - kindly Romans 13:13 - us 1 Corinthians 1:10 - I beseech 1 Corinthians 16:14 - General 2 Corinthians 11:23 - in prisons Ephesians 1:18 - his calling Ephesians 2:10 - walk Ephesians 6:20 - bonds Philippians 1:7 - as Philippians 1:13 - General Philippians 4:2 - that Colossians 2:6 - walk Colossians 4:3 - for 1 Thessalonians 4:7 - God 2 Thessalonians 1:5 - may 2 Timothy 1:8 - his prisoner Philemon 1:13 - the bonds Hebrews 10:34 - in my Hebrews 11:36 - bonds Hebrews 12:14 - Follow Hebrews 13:3 - them that 1 John 3:18 - let

Verse 2

lowliness: Numbers 12:3, Psalms 45:4, Psalms 138:6, Proverbs 3:34, Proverbs 16:19, Isaiah 57:15, Isaiah 61:1-3, Zephaniah 2:3, Zechariah 9:9, Matthew 5:3-5, Matthew 11:29, Acts 20:19, 1 Corinthians 13:4, 1 Corinthians 13:5, Galatians 5:22, Galatians 5:23, Colossians 3:12, Colossians 3:13, 1 Timothy 6:11, 2 Timothy 2:25, James 1:21, James 3:15-18, 1 Peter 3:15

forbearing: Mark 9:19, Romans 15:1, 1 Corinthians 13:7, Galatians 6:2

Reciprocal: Genesis 13:8 - brethren Exodus 36:10 - General Exodus 36:29 - coupled Isaiah 29:19 - meek Matthew 5:5 - the meek Mark 9:50 - have peace Acts 4:32 - the multitude 2 Corinthians 6:6 - knowledge Ephesians 1:4 - love Ephesians 5:2 - walk Philippians 2:3 - but Colossians 1:11 - unto 1 Thessalonians 5:14 - be 2 Timothy 2:24 - patient Titus 3:2 - gentle Titus 3:6 - abundantly James 3:13 - with meekness 1 Peter 3:4 - a meek

Verse 3

Ephesians 4:4, John 13:34, John 17:21-23, Romans 14:17-19, 1 Corinthians 1:10, 1 Corinthians 12:12, 1 Corinthians 12:13, 2 Corinthians 13:11, Colossians 3:13-15, 1 Thessalonians 5:13, Hebrews 12:14, James 3:17, James 3:18

Reciprocal: Genesis 13:8 - brethren Exodus 26:3 - coupled together Exodus 28:32 - that it be not rent 1 Kings 16:21 - divided Psalms 122:6 - Pray Psalms 133:1 - how good Ecclesiastes 4:12 - and a Song of Solomon 6:9 - General Ezekiel 11:19 - I will give Mark 3:24 - General Romans 12:18 - General Romans 14:19 - follow 1 Corinthians 6:17 - General Ephesians 4:13 - we all Philippians 1:27 - in one Colossians 2:19 - knit Colossians 3:14 - the Hebrews 13:1 - General 1 Peter 1:22 - unto

Verse 4

one body: Ephesians 2:16, Ephesians 5:30, Romans 12:4, Romans 12:5, 1 Corinthians 10:17, 1 Corinthians 12:12, 1 Corinthians 12:13, 1 Corinthians 12:20, Colossians 3:15

one Spirit: Ephesians 2:18, Ephesians 2:22, Matthew 28:19, 1 Corinthians 12:4-11, 2 Corinthians 11:4

as: Ephesians 4:1, Ephesians 1:18, Jeremiah 14:8, Jeremiah 17:7, Acts 15:11, Colossians 1:5, 2 Thessalonians 2:16, 1 Timothy 1:1, Titus 1:2, Titus 2:13, Titus 3:7, Hebrews 6:18, Hebrews 6:19, 1 Peter 1:3, 1 Peter 1:4, 1 Peter 1:21, 1 John 3:3

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 18:31 - twelve stones Psalms 122:3 - builded Psalms 122:8 - General Ezekiel 37:24 - one John 17:11 - that Acts 2:39 - as many Romans 8:30 - Moreover 1 Corinthians 6:17 - General Galatians 3:28 - for Ephesians 1:23 - his Ephesians 4:3 - General Ephesians 4:12 - the body Philippians 2:1 - if any fellowship Hebrews 3:1 - the heavenly 2 Peter 1:3 - called

Verse 5

One Lord: Acts 2:36, Acts 10:36, Romans 14:8, Romans 14:9, 1 Corinthians 1:2, 1 Corinthians 1:13, 1 Corinthians 8:6, 1 Corinthians 12:5, Philippians 2:11, Philippians 3:8

one faith: Ephesians 4:13, Romans 3:30, 2 Corinthians 11:4, Galatians 1:6, Galatians 1:7, Galatians 5:6, Titus 1:1, Titus 1:4, Hebrews 13:7, James 2:18, 2 Peter 1:1, Jude 1:3, Jude 1:20

one baptism: Matthew 28:19, Romans 6:3, Romans 6:4, 1 Corinthians 12:13, Galatians 3:26-28, Hebrews 6:6, 1 Peter 3:21

Reciprocal: Numbers 10:2 - of a whole piece Zechariah 14:9 - one Lord Romans 1:12 - by the mutual Colossians 2:12 - baptism James 2:19 - General

Verse 6

God: Ephesians 6:23, Numbers 16:22, Isaiah 63:16, Malachi 2:10, Matthew 6:9, John 20:17, 1 Corinthians 8:6, 1 Corinthians 12:6, Galatians 3:26-28, Galatians 4:3-7, 1 John 3:1-3

who: Ephesians 1:21, Genesis 14:19, 1 Chronicles 29:11, 1 Chronicles 29:12, Psalms 95:3, Isaiah 40:11-17, Isaiah 40:21-23, Jeremiah 10:10-13, Daniel 4:34, Daniel 4:35, Daniel 5:18-23, Matthew 6:13, Romans 11:36, Revelation 4:8-11

and in: Ephesians 2:22, Ephesians 3:17, John 14:23, John 17:26, 2 Corinthians 6:16, 1 John 3:24, 1 John 4:12-15

Reciprocal: Psalms 86:10 - God Zechariah 14:9 - one Lord 1 Corinthians 8:4 - there is Colossians 1:12 - the Father 1 Timothy 2:5 - one God James 2:19 - General

Verse 7

unto: Ephesians 4:8-14, Matthew 25:15, Romans 12:6-8, 1 Corinthians 12:8-11, 1 Corinthians 12:28-30

grace: Ephesians 3:8, 2 Corinthians 6:1, 1 Peter 4:10

the measure: Ephesians 3:2, John 3:34, Romans 12:3, 2 Corinthians 10:13-15

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 5:6 - that there is not Luke 10:2 - the Lord John 1:16 - of his John 16:5 - I John 16:13 - will guide 1 Corinthians 12:7 - General 1 Corinthians 12:11 - all Hebrews 6:4 - and have

Verse 8

When: Psalms 68:18

he led: Judges 5:12, Colossians 2:15

captivity: or, a multitude of captives

and: 1 Samuel 30:26, Esther 2:18

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:15 - it shall Numbers 3:9 - General 2 Samuel 6:19 - he dealt 2 Kings 2:12 - he saw him 2 Chronicles 30:24 - did give Psalms 24:3 - Who Psalms 24:7 - shall Psalms 47:5 - God Isaiah 14:2 - and they Ezekiel 46:18 - inheritance out Joel 2:23 - the former Zechariah 10:4 - of him came forth Matthew 23:34 - I send Mark 16:19 - he was Luke 9:51 - that Luke 22:69 - on Luke 24:51 - he was John 3:31 - that cometh John 6:62 - General John 10:1 - He John 16:7 - but John 20:17 - I ascend Acts 1:2 - the day Acts 1:9 - when Acts 2:33 - he Acts 10:6 - he shall Romans 1:11 - that Romans 10:6 - to bring Ephesians 1:20 - and set Ephesians 4:7 - unto Ephesians 4:11 - he 1 Timothy 3:16 - received Hebrews 2:4 - gifts Hebrews 7:26 - made Hebrews 9:24 - but James 1:17 - good

Verse 9

he ascended: Proverbs 30:4, John 3:13, John 6:33, John 6:62, John 20:17, Acts 2:34-36

he also: Genesis 11:5, Exodus 19:20, John 6:33, John 6:38, John 6:41, John 6:51, John 6:58, John 8:14, John 16:27, John 16:28

the lower: Psalms 8:5, Psalms 63:9, Psalms 139:15, Matthew 12:40, Hebrews 2:7, Hebrews 2:9

Reciprocal: Psalms 71:20 - shalt bring 1 Corinthians 15:47 - the Lord Philippians 2:10 - under Philippians 2:29 - with

Verse 10

ascended: Ephesians 1:20-23, Acts 1:9, Acts 1:11, 1 Timothy 3:16, Hebrews 4:14, Hebrews 7:26, Hebrews 8:1, Hebrews 9:23, Hebrews 9:24

that he: Ephesians 3:19, John 1:16, Acts 2:33, Colossians 1:19, Colossians 2:9

fill: or, fulfil, Matthew 24:34, Luke 24:44, John 19:24, John 19:28, John 19:36,*Gr: Acts 3:18, Acts 13:32, Acts 13:33, Romans 9:25-30, Romans 15:9-13, Romans 16:25, Romans 16:26

Reciprocal: Psalms 8:1 - thy Psalms 148:13 - glory Proverbs 30:4 - Who hath ascended John 3:13 - even Ephesians 1:23 - fulness Colossians 3:1 - where

Verse 11

he: Ephesians 4:8, Ephesians 2:20, Ephesians 3:5, Romans 10:14, Romans 10:15, 1 Corinthians 12:28, Jude 1:17, Revelation 18:20, Revelation 21:14

evangelists: Acts 21:8, 2 Timothy 4:5

pastors: 2 Chronicles 15:3, Jeremiah 3:15, Matthew 28:20, Acts 13:1, Romans 12:7, 1 Corinthians 12:29, Hebrews 5:12, 1 Peter 5:1-3

Reciprocal: Exodus 40:8 - the court Exodus 40:33 - up the court Numbers 3:9 - General Numbers 7:5 - Take it Numbers 12:6 - a prophet Deuteronomy 1:15 - made Psalms 68:11 - Lord Isaiah 30:20 - yet shall Isaiah 61:6 - named Isaiah 62:6 - set watchmen Jeremiah 1:5 - and I ordained Ezekiel 33:7 - I have Daniel 12:3 - wise Matthew 9:38 - the Lord Matthew 10:2 - apostles Matthew 13:27 - the servants Matthew 24:45 - to give Matthew 25:14 - and delivered Luke 1:2 - and Luke 6:13 - apostles Luke 11:49 - I will John 10:5 - General John 17:8 - I have John 17:20 - pray Acts 1:17 - this Acts 6:8 - full Acts 11:27 - prophets Acts 15:32 - being Romans 1:1 - called Romans 12:6 - whether 1 Corinthians 1:1 - an 1 Corinthians 2:6 - them 1 Corinthians 3:22 - Paul 1 Corinthians 12:1 - spiritual 1 Corinthians 12:5 - administrations 1 Corinthians 14:31 - all may learn 2 Corinthians 3:6 - hath Philippians 1:25 - for Colossians 1:28 - teaching Colossians 4:17 - the ministry 1 Thessalonians 5:20 - General 2 Timothy 3:16 - and is James 3:1 - be 1 Peter 4:10 - the manifold 2 Peter 1:1 - an apostle Revelation 11:3 - I will give power

Verse 12

perfecting: Luke 22:32, John 21:15-17, Acts 9:31, Acts 11:23, Acts 14:22, Acts 14:23, Acts 20:28, Romans 15:14, Romans 15:29, 1 Corinthians 12:7, 2 Corinthians 7:1, Philippians 1:25, Philippians 1:26, Philippians 3:12-18, Colossians 1:28, 1 Thessalonians 5:11-14, Hebrews 6:1, Hebrews 13:17

the work: Acts 1:17, Acts 1:25, Acts 20:24, Romans 12:7, 1 Corinthians 4:1, 1 Corinthians 4:2, 2 Corinthians 3:8, 2 Corinthians 4:1, 2 Corinthians 5:18, 2 Corinthians 6:3, Colossians 4:17, 1 Timothy 1:12, 2 Timothy 4:5, 2 Timothy 4:11

the edifying: Ephesians 4:16, Ephesians 4:29, Romans 14:19, Romans 15:2, 1 Corinthians 14:4, 1 Corinthians 14:5, 1 Corinthians 14:12, 1 Corinthians 14:14, 1 Corinthians 14:26, 2 Corinthians 12:19, 1 Thessalonians 5:11

the body: Ephesians 4:4, Ephesians 1:23, Colossians 1:24

Reciprocal: Exodus 40:8 - the court Isaiah 61:6 - named Isaiah 62:6 - set watchmen Jeremiah 1:5 - and I ordained Jeremiah 3:15 - And I Matthew 13:27 - the servants Luke 1:2 - and John 17:8 - I have John 17:23 - made Acts 15:32 - confirmed Acts 20:32 - to build Romans 10:15 - And how 1 Corinthians 3:22 - Paul 1 Corinthians 6:15 - your 1 Corinthians 10:17 - we being 1 Corinthians 12:5 - administrations 1 Corinthians 12:12 - as 1 Corinthians 12:27 - General 1 Corinthians 14:3 - edification 1 Corinthians 14:31 - all may learn 2 Corinthians 3:6 - hath Ephesians 2:20 - built Ephesians 3:5 - as it Ephesians 4:13 - unto a Philippians 1:6 - will 1 Thessalonians 5:20 - General 1 Timothy 1:4 - godly 1 Timothy 3:1 - desireth

Verse 13

we all: Ephesians 4:3, Ephesians 4:5, Jeremiah 32:38, Jeremiah 32:39, Ezekiel 37:21, Ezekiel 37:22, Zephaniah 3:9, Zechariah 14:9, John 17:21, Acts 4:32, 1 Corinthians 1:10, Philippians 2:1-3

in the unity: or, into the unity

the knowledge: Isaiah 53:11, Matthew 11:27, John 16:3, John 17:3, John 17:25, John 17:26, 2 Corinthians 4:6, Philippians 3:8, Colossians 2:2, 2 Peter 1:1-3, 2 Peter 3:18, 1 John 5:20

unto a: Ephesians 4:12, Ephesians 2:15, 1 Corinthians 14:20, Colossians 1:28

stature: or, age

fulness: Ephesians 1:23

Reciprocal: Proverbs 11:9 - through Song of Solomon 7:7 - thy stature Acts 15:32 - confirmed Acts 16:5 - so Romans 12:3 - according Romans 15:29 - General 1 Corinthians 2:15 - judgeth 1 Corinthians 3:1 - babes 1 Corinthians 10:17 - we being 2 Corinthians 7:1 - perfecting 2 Corinthians 13:9 - even Ephesians 2:21 - all Colossians 1:10 - increasing Hebrews 5:14 - of full age

Verse 14

no more: Isaiah 28:9, Matthew 18:3, Matthew 18:4, 1 Corinthians 3:1, 1 Corinthians 3:2, 1 Corinthians 14:20, Hebrews 5:12-14

tossed: Acts 20:30, Acts 20:31, Romans 16:17, Romans 16:18, 2 Corinthians 11:3, 2 Corinthians 11:4, Galatians 1:6, Galatians 1:7, Galatians 3:1, Colossians 2:4-8, 2 Thessalonians 2:2-5, 1 Timothy 3:6, 1 Timothy 4:6, 1 Timothy 4:7, 2 Timothy 1:15, 2 Timothy 2:17, 2 Timothy 2:18, 2 Timothy 3:6-9, 2 Timothy 3:13, 2 Timothy 4:3, Hebrews 13:9, 2 Peter 2:1-3, 1 John 2:19, 1 John 2:26, 1 John 4:1

carried: Matthew 11:7, 1 Corinthians 12:2, James 1:6, James 3:4

by the: Matthew 24:11, Matthew 24:24, 2 Corinthians 2:17, 2 Corinthians 4:2, 2 Corinthians 11:13-15, 2 Thessalonians 2:9, 2 Thessalonians 2:10, 2 Peter 2:18, Revelation 13:11-14, Revelation 19:20

lie: Psalms 10:9, Psalms 59:3, Micah 7:2, Acts 23:21

Reciprocal: Exodus 7:11 - they also Leviticus 11:29 - creeping things that creep Deuteronomy 13:3 - hearken Deuteronomy 13:6 - entice Job 6:26 - as wind Proverbs 11:9 - through Proverbs 14:15 - simple Proverbs 19:27 - General Jeremiah 29:8 - Let Ezekiel 13:4 - like Ezekiel 13:18 - hunt souls Matthew 7:15 - which Matthew 24:4 - Take Luke 7:24 - A reed Luke 11:36 - the whole John 21:15 - lambs Acts 8:10 - they 1 Corinthians 2:15 - judgeth Galatians 2:13 - carried Ephesians 6:11 - the wiles 1 Thessalonians 3:5 - lest 1 Timothy 1:3 - charge 1 Timothy 4:2 - lies 1 Timothy 4:16 - unto the 2 Timothy 3:5 - from 2 Timothy 3:7 - learning 2 Timothy 3:8 - resist 2 Timothy 3:10 - my Titus 1:10 - there Hebrews 5:13 - he 2 Peter 1:16 - we have 2 Peter 2:14 - beguiling 2 Peter 2:17 - clouds 2 Peter 3:17 - from Revelation 2:2 - how Revelation 9:19 - in their tails Revelation 12:9 - deceiveth

Verse 15

But: Ephesians 4:25, Zechariah 8:16, 2 Corinthians 4:2, 2 Corinthians 8:8

speaking the truth: or, being sincere, Judges 16:15, Psalms 32:2, John 1:47, Romans 12:9, James 2:15, James 2:16, 1 Peter 1:22, 1 John 3:18

may: Ephesians 2:21, Hosea 14:5-7, Malachi 4:2, 1 Peter 2:2, 2 Peter 3:18

which: Ephesians 1:22, Ephesians 5:23, Colossians 1:18, Colossians 1:19

Reciprocal: Exodus 36:29 - coupled Song of Solomon 4:4 - neck Song of Solomon 7:1 - the joints Song of Solomon 7:5 - head Romans 12:4 - General 1 Corinthians 6:15 - your 1 Corinthians 11:3 - the head of every 1 Corinthians 12:12 - as 1 Corinthians 14:20 - not Galatians 3:16 - which Galatians 3:28 - for Ephesians 1:4 - love Ephesians 3:6 - the same Ephesians 4:16 - edifying Ephesians 5:9 - truth Philippians 1:10 - that ye may be Colossians 2:10 - the head Colossians 2:19 - all 1 Thessalonians 3:8 - if 1 Timothy 4:6 - nourished

Verse 16

whom: Ephesians 4:12, John 15:5

fitly: Job 10:10, Job 10:11, Psalms 139:15, Psalms 139:16, 1 Corinthians 12:12-28, Colossians 2:19

the effectual: Ephesians 3:7, 1 Thessalonians 2:13

edifying: Ephesians 4:15, Ephesians 1:4, Ephesians 3:17, 1 Corinthians 8:1, 1 Corinthians 13:4-9, 1 Corinthians 13:13, 1 Corinthians 14:1, Galatians 5:6, Galatians 5:13, Galatians 5:14, Galatians 5:22, Philippians 1:9, Colossians 2:2, 1 Thessalonians 1:3, 1 Thessalonians 3:12, 1 Thessalonians 4:9, 1 Thessalonians 4:10, 2 Thessalonians 1:3, 1 Timothy 1:5, 1 Peter 1:22, 1 John 4:16

Reciprocal: Exodus 26:3 - coupled together Exodus 26:6 - one tabernacle Exodus 26:26 - bars of shittim wood Exodus 36:29 - coupled Song of Solomon 4:4 - neck Song of Solomon 7:1 - the joints Song of Solomon 7:5 - head Acts 9:31 - were edified Acts 20:32 - to build Romans 12:3 - according Romans 12:4 - General 1 Corinthians 6:15 - your 1 Corinthians 14:26 - Let Galatians 3:16 - which Galatians 3:28 - for Ephesians 1:22 - gave Ephesians 2:14 - both Ephesians 2:15 - one Ephesians 3:6 - the same Ephesians 4:29 - to the use of edifying Colossians 1:18 - he is Colossians 1:23 - grounded Colossians 2:10 - the head Colossians 3:15 - to the 1 Thessalonians 3:8 - if 1 Thessalonians 5:11 - and edify 1 Timothy 4:6 - nourished

Verse 17

I say: 1 Corinthians 1:12, 1 Corinthians 15:50, 2 Corinthians 9:6, Galatians 3:17, Colossians 2:4

testify: Nehemiah 9:29, Nehemiah 9:30, Nehemiah 13:15, Jeremiah 42:19, Acts 2:40, Acts 18:5, Acts 20:21, Galatians 5:3, 1 Thessalonians 4:6

in the: 1 Thessalonians 4:1, 1 Thessalonians 4:2, 1 Timothy 5:21, 1 Timothy 6:13, 2 Timothy 4:1

that ye: Ephesians 1:22, Ephesians 2:1-3, Ephesians 5:3-8, Romans 1:23-32, 1 Corinthians 6:9-11, Galatians 5:19-21, Colossians 3:5-8, 1 Peter 4:3, 1 Peter 4:4

in the: Psalms 94:8-11, Acts 14:15

Reciprocal: Leviticus 15:18 - the woman Deuteronomy 12:30 - How did Deuteronomy 27:10 - General Deuteronomy 29:19 - though I walk Psalms 14:4 - Have Psalms 74:20 - the dark Isaiah 60:2 - the darkness Jeremiah 3:17 - walk Jeremiah 9:14 - walked Jeremiah 11:7 - I earnestly Jeremiah 13:10 - walk Ezekiel 3:21 - if thou Amos 3:13 - and testify Zechariah 8:16 - are Matthew 6:32 - after Matthew 18:17 - a heathen Matthew 21:29 - I will not Luke 12:30 - all Luke 15:15 - to feed Acts 17:30 - but Acts 26:20 - and do Romans 1:21 - but became Romans 6:4 - even Romans 9:30 - the Gentiles Romans 12:2 - be not Romans 13:13 - us 1 Corinthians 5:8 - not 1 Corinthians 6:11 - such 1 Corinthians 12:2 - that 2 Corinthians 5:15 - henceforth 2 Corinthians 6:14 - and what Ephesians 2:3 - in times Ephesians 4:1 - walk Ephesians 4:19 - given Ephesians 4:22 - former Philippians 3:18 - many 1 Thessalonians 2:11 - charged 1 Thessalonians 4:5 - as the 2 Thessalonians 3:6 - in the 1 Timothy 6:5 - men 2 Timothy 1:8 - the testimony 2 Timothy 2:14 - charging 2 Timothy 2:19 - depart 1 Peter 4:2 - no Revelation 22:18 - testify

Verse 18

the understanding: Psalms 74:20, Psalms 115:4-8, Isaiah 44:18-20, Isaiah 46:5-8, Acts 17:30, Acts 26:17, Acts 26:18, Romans 1:21-23, Romans 1:28, 1 Corinthians 1:21, 2 Corinthians 4:4, Galatians 4:8, 1 Thessalonians 4:5

alienated: Ephesians 2:12, Romans 8:7, Romans 8:8, Galatians 4:8, Colossians 1:21, 1 Thessalonians 4:5, James 4:4

because: Romans 1:21, Romans 2:19, 1 John 2:11

blindness: or, hardness, Daniel 5:20, Matthew 13:15, John 12:40, Romans 11:25, *marg.

Reciprocal: Leviticus 11:16 - General Deuteronomy 29:4 - General Psalms 14:4 - Have Isaiah 25:7 - he will Isaiah 30:11 - cause Isaiah 44:9 - their own Lamentations 4:14 - have wandered Ezekiel 12:2 - which Ezekiel 14:5 - estranged Hosea 4:14 - therefore Matthew 6:23 - thine Mark 3:5 - hardness Romans 1:24 - God Romans 11:10 - their eyes 1 Corinthians 12:2 - that Ephesians 5:8 - ye were Colossians 1:13 - the power 1 Peter 1:14 - not

Verse 19

past: 1 Timothy 4:2

given: Ephesians 4:17, Romans 1:24-26, 1 Peter 4:3

with: Job 15:16, Isaiah 56:11, 2 Peter 2:12-14, 2 Peter 2:22, Jude 1:11, Revelation 17:1-6, Revelation 18:3

Reciprocal: Leviticus 11:16 - General Judges 19:25 - and abused 1 Kings 21:20 - to work Proverbs 23:35 - I felt it not Romans 1:26 - vile Romans 8:7 - the carnal mind Ephesians 5:3 - fornication Colossians 3:5 - evil 1 Thessalonians 4:7 - uncleanness 2 Peter 2:10 - in the

Verse 20

Luke 24:47, John 6:45, Romans 6:1, Romans 6:2, 2 Corinthians 5:14, 2 Corinthians 5:15, Titus 2:11-14, 1 John 2:27

Reciprocal: Psalms 25:5 - teach Psalms 26:3 - and Psalms 119:102 - for thou Matthew 11:29 - and learn Matthew 28:20 - them Acts 5:42 - preach Ephesians 5:3 - fornication Philippians 4:12 - I am Colossians 2:8 - after Christ 1 Thessalonians 4:1 - by the

Verse 21

heard: Matthew 17:5, Luke 10:16, John 10:27, Acts 3:22, Acts 3:23, Hebrews 3:7, Hebrews 3:8

as: Ephesians 1:13, Psalms 45:4, Psalms 85:10, Psalms 85:11, John 1:17, John 14:6, John 14:17, 2 Corinthians 1:20, 2 Corinthians 11:10, 1 John 5:10-12, 1 John 5:20

Reciprocal: Psalms 25:5 - Lead Psalms 86:11 - Teach Psalms 119:142 - and thy Isaiah 48:17 - which teacheth Isaiah 54:13 - all Daniel 9:13 - that we Matthew 11:29 - and learn John 6:45 - And they John 17:17 - word Acts 5:42 - preach Acts 8:35 - preached 2 Corinthians 6:7 - the word Ephesians 3:2 - ye Philippians 4:12 - I am 1 Timothy 3:15 - the truth 1 John 2:27 - but

Verse 22

ye: Ephesians 4:25, 1 Samuel 1:14, Job 22:23, Ezekiel 18:30-32, Colossians 2:11, Colossians 3:8, Colossians 3:9, Hebrews 12:1, James 1:21, 1 Peter 2:1, 1 Peter 2:2

former: Ephesians 4:17, Ephesians 2:3, Galatians 1:13, Colossians 3:7, 1 Peter 1:18, 1 Peter 4:3, 2 Peter 2:7

the old: Romans 6:6, Colossians 3:9

deceitful: Proverbs 11:18, Jeremiah 49:16, Obadiah 1:3, Romans 7:11, Titus 3:3, Hebrews 3:13, James 1:26, 2 Peter 2:13

Reciprocal: Leviticus 13:47 - The garment Deuteronomy 21:12 - and she shall 2 Chronicles 6:41 - thy priests Job 34:32 - if Psalms 51:10 - renew Psalms 119:29 - Remove Psalms 119:118 - their deceit Proverbs 14:8 - folly Proverbs 23:3 - General Isaiah 1:16 - put away Isaiah 11:6 - General Jeremiah 4:1 - put away Ezekiel 18:31 - Cast Luke 15:22 - the best John 3:7 - Ye John 6:45 - And they John 13:10 - needeth Romans 6:4 - even Romans 6:12 - in the lusts Romans 8:13 - but if Romans 12:2 - be ye Romans 13:12 - cast 1 Corinthians 3:3 - and walk 1 Corinthians 5:7 - Purge 1 Corinthians 15:46 - that which is natural 2 Corinthians 3:18 - are 2 Corinthians 5:17 - old Ephesians 2:2 - in time Ephesians 5:11 - works 1 Timothy 6:9 - many Titus 2:12 - denying James 1:14 - when 1 Peter 2:12 - your conversation 1 Peter 3:4 - the hidden 1 Peter 4:2 - no

Verse 23

be: Ephesians 2:10, Psalms 51:10, Ezekiel 11:19, Ezekiel 18:31, Ezekiel 36:26, Romans 12:2, Colossians 3:10, Titus 3:5

spirit: Romans 8:6, 1 Peter 1:13

Reciprocal: Genesis 18:15 - denied 2 Corinthians 4:16 - is Galatians 5:22 - love Colossians 1:6 - knew 2 Peter 1:4 - ye might

Verse 24

put: Ephesians 6:11, Job 29:14, Isaiah 52:1, Isaiah 59:17, Romans 13:12, Romans 13:14, 1 Corinthians 15:53, Galatians 3:27, Colossians 3:10-14

new: Ephesians 2:15, Romans 6:4, 2 Corinthians 4:16, 2 Corinthians 5:17, 1 Peter 2:2

after: Genesis 1:26, Genesis 1:27, 2 Corinthians 3:18, Colossians 3:10, 1 John 3:2

created: Ephesians 2:10, Galatians 6:15

righteousness: Psalms 45:6, Psalms 45:7, Romans 8:29, Titus 2:14, Hebrews 1:8, Hebrews 12:14, 1 John 3:3

true holiness: or, holiness of truth, John 17:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 5:1 - in the likeness Proverbs 31:25 - Strength Isaiah 45:8 - I the Lord Jeremiah 43:12 - putteth Matthew 22:11 - which Luke 1:75 - General Galatians 4:19 - Christ Colossians 3:12 - Put Hebrews 12:10 - partakers 2 Peter 1:4 - ye might

Verse 25

putting: Leviticus 19:11, 1 Kings 13:18, Psalms 52:3, Psalms 119:29, Proverbs 6:17, Proverbs 12:19, Proverbs 12:22, Proverbs 21:6, Isaiah 9:15, Isaiah 59:3, Isaiah 59:4, Isaiah 63:8, Jeremiah 9:3-5, Hosea 4:2, John 8:44, Acts 5:3, Acts 5:4, Colossians 3:9, 1 Timothy 1:10, 1 Timothy 4:2, Titus 1:2, Titus 1:12, Revelation 21:8, Revelation 22:15

speak: Ephesians 4:15, Proverbs 8:7, Proverbs 12:17, Zechariah 8:16, Zechariah 8:19, 2 Corinthians 7:14, Colossians 3:9

for: Ephesians 5:30, Romans 12:5, 1 Corinthians 10:17, 1 Corinthians 12:12-27

Reciprocal: Genesis 20:2 - said Genesis 27:24 - I am Exodus 23:1 - an unrighteous witness Exodus 23:7 - far from Leviticus 6:2 - lie Judges 16:11 - If they bind me 1 Samuel 1:14 - put away 1 Samuel 27:10 - And David Job 34:32 - if Psalms 4:2 - leasing Psalms 15:2 - speaketh Psalms 119:163 - hate Proverbs 4:24 - Put Proverbs 13:5 - righteous Proverbs 24:28 - deceive Isaiah 1:16 - cease Jeremiah 9:5 - they will Malachi 2:10 - why Matthew 5:37 - cometh 1 Corinthians 12:14 - General Ephesians 4:22 - ye Ephesians 5:9 - truth Philippians 4:8 - are true

Verse 26

ye: Ephesians 4:31, Ephesians 4:32, Exodus 11:8, Exodus 32:21, Exodus 32:22, Numbers 20:10-13, Numbers 20:24, Numbers 25:7-11, Nehemiah 5:6-13, Psalms 4:4, Psalms 37:8, Psalms 106:30-33, Proverbs 14:29, Proverbs 19:11, Proverbs 25:23, Ecclesiastes 7:9, Matthew 5:22, Mark 3:5, Mark 10:14, Romans 12:19-21, James 1:19

let: Deuteronomy 24:15

Reciprocal: Genesis 27:41 - then Genesis 30:2 - anger Genesis 31:36 - was wroth Exodus 16:20 - and Moses Exodus 32:19 - anger Leviticus 10:16 - angry Numbers 16:15 - very wroth Numbers 31:14 - wroth Deuteronomy 24:13 - the sun 1 Samuel 11:6 - his anger 1 Samuel 20:34 - in fierce 1 Samuel 25:21 - Surely 2 Samuel 13:22 - hated Job 32:2 - kindled Amos 1:11 - kept Matthew 18:22 - but Mark 6:19 - a quarrel 2 Corinthians 7:11 - indignation Colossians 3:8 - anger 1 John 2:1 - that

Verse 27

Ephesians 6:11, Ephesians 6:16, Acts 5:3, 2 Corinthians 2:10, 2 Corinthians 2:11, James 4:7, 1 Peter 5:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 27:41 - then 1 Samuel 18:9 - eyed David 1 Kings 21:4 - And he laid him Ecclesiastes 7:9 - hasty Amos 1:11 - kept Matthew 5:22 - That Mark 6:19 - a quarrel 1 Peter 5:9 - resist

Verse 28

him that: Exodus 20:15, Exodus 20:17, Exodus 21:16, Proverbs 30:9, Jeremiah 7:9, Hosea 4:2, Zechariah 5:3, John 12:6, 1 Corinthians 6:10, 1 Corinthians 6:11

steal no more: Job 34:32, Proverbs 28:13, Luke 3:8, Luke 3:10-14, Luke 19:8

labour: Proverbs 13:11, Proverbs 14:23, Acts 20:34, Acts 20:35, 1 Thessalonians 4:11, 1 Thessalonians 4:12, 2 Thessalonians 3:6-8, 2 Thessalonians 3:11, 2 Thessalonians 3:12

that he: Luke 3:11, Luke 21:1-4, John 13:29, 2 Corinthians 8:2, 2 Corinthians 8:12

give: or, distribute, Romans 12:13, 2 Corinthians 9:12-15, 1 Timothy 6:18

Reciprocal: Genesis 2:15 - put Genesis 3:19 - In Leviticus 19:11 - shall not Deuteronomy 5:19 - General Judges 19:16 - his work Psalms 104:23 - General Proverbs 12:11 - tilleth Proverbs 21:5 - thoughts Proverbs 31:20 - she reacheth Daniel 4:27 - by showing Matthew 6:2 - when Matthew 25:35 - I was an Mark 14:5 - have been given Luke 3:13 - Exact Luke 6:30 - Give Luke 11:41 - rather Acts 9:39 - and showing Romans 12:11 - slothful 1 Thessalonians 4:6 - go Titus 3:14 - maintain good works Hebrews 13:16 - communicate

Verse 29

no: Ephesians 5:3, Ephesians 5:4, Psalms 5:9, Psalms 52:2, Psalms 73:7-9, Matthew 12:34-37, Romans 3:13, Romans 3:14, 1 Corinthians 15:32, 1 Corinthians 15:33, Colossians 3:8, Colossians 3:9, Colossians 4:6, James 3:2-8, 2 Peter 2:18, Jude 1:13 -16; Revelation 13:5, Revelation 13:6

that which: Deuteronomy 6:6-9, Psalms 37:30, Psalms 37:31, Psalms 45:2, Psalms 71:17, Psalms 71:18, Psalms 71:24, Psalms 78:4, Psalms 78:5, Proverbs 10:31, Proverbs 10:32, Proverbs 12:13, Proverbs 15:2-4, Proverbs 15:7, Proverbs 15:23, Proverbs 16:21, Proverbs 25:11, Proverbs 25:12, Isaiah 50:4, Malachi 3:16-18, Luke 4:22, 1 Corinthians 14:19, Colossians 3:16, Colossians 3:17, Colossians 4:6, 1 Thessalonians 5:11

to the use of edifying: or, to edify profitably, Ephesians 4:12, Ephesians 4:16

minister: Matthew 5:16, 1 Peter 2:12, 1 Peter 3:1

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 6:7 - shalt talk Joshua 1:8 - book Job 4:3 - Behold Psalms 119:172 - tongue Proverbs 10:11 - mouth of a Proverbs 18:21 - Death Proverbs 20:15 - but Proverbs 23:16 - thy Proverbs 31:26 - openeth Ecclesiastes 10:12 - words Song of Solomon 4:3 - lips Song of Solomon 7:9 - the roof Zephaniah 3:9 - will Matthew 12:35 - good man Mark 9:50 - Have salt Luke 6:45 - good man John 1:37 - and they Acts 9:31 - were edified Romans 14:19 - and 1 Corinthians 10:23 - edify 1 Corinthians 14:3 - edification 1 Corinthians 14:26 - Let 2 Corinthians 8:7 - this James 1:26 - bridleth 1 Peter 4:11 - any

Verse 30

grieve: Genesis 6:3, Genesis 6:6, Judges 10:16, Psalms 78:40, Psalms 95:10, Isaiah 7:13, Isaiah 43:24, Isaiah 63:10, Ezekiel 16:43, Mark 3:5, Acts 7:51, 1 Thessalonians 5:19, Hebrews 3:10, Hebrews 3:17

whereby: Ephesians 1:13

the day: Ephesians 1:14, Hosea 13:14, Luke 21:28, Romans 8:11, Romans 8:23, 1 Corinthians 1:30, 1 Corinthians 15:54

Reciprocal: Exodus 23:21 - provoke him not Exodus 28:11 - engravings of a signet Leviticus 25:24 - redemption 1 Chronicles 4:10 - that it may Psalms 51:11 - holy Psalms 143:10 - thy spirit Song of Solomon 4:12 - sealed Isaiah 1:13 - iniquity Jeremiah 32:10 - and sealed Ezekiel 9:4 - set a mark John 4:14 - shall be John 7:39 - this spake John 14:26 - Holy Ghost John 21:17 - grieved Romans 4:11 - a seal Romans 5:5 - shed Romans 8:13 - through Romans 8:16 - Spirit 2 Corinthians 1:22 - sealed 2 Corinthians 5:5 - the earnest Galatians 3:14 - might Galatians 4:6 - God Philippians 2:1 - if any comfort 2 Timothy 2:19 - having Hebrews 10:29 - and hath 1 Peter 3:7 - that Revelation 7:2 - having Revelation 9:4 - which

Verse 31

bitterness: Psalms 64:3, Romans 3:14, Colossians 3:8, Colossians 3:19, James 3:14, James 3:15

wrath: Ephesians 4:26, Proverbs 14:17, Proverbs 19:12, Ecclesiastes 7:9, 2 Corinthians 12:20, Galatians 5:20, Colossians 3:8, 2 Timothy 2:23, Titus 1:7, James 1:19, James 3:14-18, James 4:1, James 4:2

clamour: 2 Samuel 19:43, 2 Samuel 20:1, 2 Samuel 20:2, Proverbs 29:9, Proverbs 29:22, Acts 19:28, Acts 19:29, Acts 21:30, Acts 22:22, Acts 22:23, 1 Timothy 3:3, 1 Timothy 6:4, 1 Timothy 6:5

evil speaking: Leviticus 19:16, 2 Samuel 19:27, Psalms 15:3, Psalms 50:20, Psalms 101:5, Psalms 140:11, Proverbs 6:19, Proverbs 10:18, Proverbs 18:8, Proverbs 25:23, Proverbs 26:20, Jeremiah 6:28, Jeremiah 9:4, Romans 1:29, Romans 1:30, 1 Timothy 3:11, 1 Timothy 5:13, 2 Timothy 3:3, Titus 2:3, Titus 3:2, James 4:11, 1 Peter 2:1, 2 Peter 2:10, 2 Peter 2:11, Jude 1:8 -10; Revelation 12:10

with: Genesis 4:8, Genesis 27:41, Genesis 37:4, Genesis 37:21, Leviticus 19:17, Leviticus 19:18, 2 Samuel 13:22, Proverbs 10:12, Proverbs 26:24, Proverbs 26:25, Ecclesiastes 7:9, Romans 1:29, 1 Corinthians 5:8, 1 Corinthians 14:20, Colossians 3:8, Titus 3:3, 1 John 3:12, 1 John 3:15

Reciprocal: Genesis 45:24 - See that Exodus 20:16 - General 1 Samuel 1:14 - put away 1 Samuel 20:30 - Thou 1 Samuel 25:21 - Surely Psalms 37:8 - Cease Matthew 5:22 - Whosoever Matthew 18:22 - but Mark 9:50 - have peace Luke 6:36 - General Luke 11:4 - for Luke 17:4 - if 1 Corinthians 1:10 - that ye Philippians 2:14 - disputings 1 Peter 3:8 - courteous 1 John 4:11 - General

Verse 32

kind: Ruth 2:20, Psalms 112:4, Psalms 112:5, Psalms 112:9, Proverbs 19:22, Isaiah 57:1, *marg. Luke 6:35, Acts 28:2, Romans 12:10, 1 Corinthians 13:4, 2 Corinthians 2:10, 2 Corinthians 6:6, Colossians 3:12, Colossians 3:13, 2 Peter 1:7

tenderhearted: Psalms 145:9, Proverbs 12:10, Luke 1:78, James 5:11

forgiving: Ephesians 5:1, Genesis 50:17, Genesis 50:18, Matthew 6:12, Matthew 6:14, Matthew 6:15, Matthew 18:21-35, Mark 11:25, Mark 11:26, Luke 6:37, Luke 11:4, Luke 17:4, Romans 12:20, Romans 12:21, 2 Corinthians 2:7, 2 Corinthians 2:10, Colossians 3:12, Colossians 3:13, 1 Peter 3:8, 1 Peter 3:9, 1 John 1:9, 1 John 2:12

Reciprocal: Genesis 45:24 - See that Exodus 34:7 - forgiving Deuteronomy 15:15 - General Judges 10:16 - his soul Psalms 26:3 - For Psalms 32:5 - forgavest Proverbs 19:11 - and Proverbs 20:3 - an Jeremiah 38:12 - Put Micah 6:8 - love Matthew 5:7 - are Matthew 5:22 - Whosoever Matthew 9:6 - that the Matthew 18:22 - but Matthew 18:33 - even Mark 9:50 - have peace Luke 7:42 - he Acts 13:38 - that 1 Corinthians 1:10 - that ye 2 Corinthians 12:20 - debates Ephesians 4:26 - ye Philippians 2:14 - disputings Colossians 1:14 - the Colossians 3:8 - anger 1 Thessalonians 5:14 - be Philemon 1:12 - thou 1 John 4:11 - General

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Ephesians 4". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/ephesians-4.html.