Ephesians 4:1



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called,

King James Version

I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called,

Holman Bible

I, therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, urge you to walk worthy of the calling you have received,

International Standard Version

I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, urge you to live in a way that is worthy of the calling to which you have been called,

A Conservative Version

I therefore, the prisoner in Lord, call on you to walk worthily of the calling in which ye were called,

American Standard Version

I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beseech you to walk worthily of the calling wherewith ye were called,

Amplified

I therefore, the prisoner for the Lord, appeal to and beg you to walk (lead a life) worthy of the [divine] calling to which you have been called [with behavior that is a credit to the summons to God's service,

An Understandable Version

I urge you, therefore, as a prisoner of the Lord, to live in a way that measures up to [the standard required by] God when He called you.

Anderson New Testament

I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, exhort you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called;

Bible in Basic English

I then, the prisoner in the Lord, make this request from my heart, that you will see that your behaviour is a credit to the position which God's purpose has given you,

Common New Testament

I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called,

Daniel Mace New Testament

I therefore the prisoner for the Lord, beseech you to live suitably to the offers that have been made to you:

Darby Translation

I, the prisoner in the Lord, exhort you therefore to walk worthy of the calling wherewith ye have been called,

Godbey New Testament

Therefore I, the prisoner in the Lord, exhort you to walk worthily of the calling with which you are called,

Goodspeed New Testament

So I, the prisoner for the Lord's sake, appeal to you to live lives worthy of the summons you have received;

John Wesley New Testament

I therefore the prisoner of the Lord beseech you, to walk worthy of the calling wherewith ye are called,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation with which ye are called,

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore I, the imprisoned in the Lord, beseech you to walk Worthy of the calling which ye were called,

King James 2000

I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that you walk worthy of the vocation by which you are called,

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore I, the prisoner in the Lord, exhort you to live in a manner worthy of the calling with which you were called:

Modern King James verseion

I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beseech you that you walk worthy of the calling with which you are called,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I therefore which am in bonds for the Lord's sake, exhort you, that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called,

Moffatt New Testament

As the Lord's prisoner, then, I beg of you to live a life worthy of your calling,

Montgomery New Testament

I summon you then, I the prisoner in the Lord, to live lives worthy of the calling to which you were called.

NET Bible

I, therefore, the prisoner for the Lord, urge you to live worthily of the calling with which you have been called,

New Heart English Bible

I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to walk worthily of the calling with which you were called,

New simplified Bible

I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, invite you to walk worthily of the calling with which you were called.

Noyes New Testament

I exhort you, therefore, I the prisoner in the Lord, to walk worthily of the calling with which ye were called,

Sawyer New Testament

I THEREFORE, the prisoner of the Lord, exhort you to walk worthily of the call with which you were called,

The Emphasized Bible

I exhort you, therefore, I, the prisoner in the Lord, to walk in a manner worthy of the calling wherewith ye were called: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

I THEN, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you, that ye walk worthy of the vocation with which ye are called,

Twentieth Century New Testament

I urge you, then--I who am a prisoner in the Master's cause-- to live lives worthy of the Call that you have received;

Webster

I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation by which ye are called,

Weymouth New Testament

I, then, the prisoner for the Master's sake, entreat you to live and act as becomes those who have received the call that you have received--

Williams New Testament

So I, a prisoner for the Lord's sake, entreat you to live lives worthy of the call you have received,

World English Bible

I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to walk worthily of the calling with which you were called,

Worrell New Testament

I, therefore, the prisoner in the Lord exhort you to walk worthily of the calling with which ye were called,

Worsley New Testament

I therefore, a prisoner for the sake of the Lord, exhort you to walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, with all humility and meekness;

Youngs Literal Translation

Call upon you, then, do I -- the prisoner of the Lord -- to walk worthily of the calling with which ye were called,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I , my , me , not tr
Usage: 174

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore , then , so , and , now , wherefore , but , not tr ,
Usage: 417

δέσμιος 
Desmios 
prisoner , be in bonds , in bonds
Usage: 16

of
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Lord , lord , master , sir , Sir ,
Usage: 643

παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you , ye , for your sakes Trans , not tr ,
Usage: 314

περιπατέω 
Peripateo 
walk , go , walk about , be occupied
Usage: 77

ἀξίως 
Axios 
Usage: 6

of the vocation
κλῆσις 
Klesis 
Usage: 11

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

Images Ephesians 4:1

Context Readings

Christians Should Live In Unity

1 Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called, 2 with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love,


Cross References

Ephesians 3:1

For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles--

Philippians 1:27

Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;

Colossians 1:10

so that you will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;

1 Thessalonians 2:12

so that you would walk in a manner worthy of the God who calls you into His own kingdom and glory.

Romans 12:1

Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.

Genesis 5:24

Enoch walked with God; and he was not, for God took him.

Genesis 17:1

Now when Abram was ninety-nine years old, the LORD appeared to Abram and said to him, "I am God Almighty; Walk before Me, and be blameless.

Jeremiah 38:20

But Jeremiah said, "They will not give you over. Please obey the LORD in what I am saying to you, that it may go well with you and you may live.

Acts 9:31

So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace, being built up; and going on in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase.

Romans 8:28-30

And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.

1 Corinthians 4:16

Therefore I exhort you, be imitators of me.

2 Corinthians 5:20

Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were making an appeal through us; we beg you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 6:1

And working together with Him, we also urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain--

2 Corinthians 10:1

Now I, Paul, myself urge you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ--I who am meek when face to face with you, but bold toward you when absent!

Galatians 4:12

I beg of you, brethren, become as I am, for I also have become as you are. You have done me no wrong;

Ephesians 4:4

There is one body and one Spirit, just as also you were called in one hope of your calling;

Ephesians 4:17

So this I say, and affirm together with the Lord, that you walk no longer just as the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind,

Ephesians 5:2

and walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God as a fragrant aroma.

Philippians 3:14

I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 3:17-18

Brethren, join in following my example, and observe those who walk according to the pattern you have in us.

Colossians 2:6

Therefore as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him,

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of your number, a bondslave of Jesus Christ, sends you his greetings, always laboring earnestly for you in his prayers, that you may stand perfect and fully assured in all the will of God.

1 Thessalonians 4:1-2

Finally then, brethren, we request and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us instruction as to how you ought to walk and please God (just as you actually do walk), that you excel still more.

2 Thessalonians 1:11

To this end also we pray for you always, that our God will count you worthy of your calling, and fulfill every desire for goodness and the work of faith with power,

2 Timothy 1:9

who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace which was granted us in Christ Jesus from all eternity,

Titus 2:10

not pilfering, but showing all good faith so that they will adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in every respect.

Hebrews 3:1

Therefore, holy brethren, partakers of a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the Apostle and High Priest of our confession;

Hebrews 13:21

equip you in every good thing to do His will, working in us that which is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen.

1 Peter 2:11

Beloved, I urge you as aliens and strangers to abstain from fleshly lusts which wage war against the soul.

1 Peter 3:9

not returning evil for evil or insult for insult, but giving a blessing instead; for you were called for the very purpose that you might inherit a blessing.

1 Peter 5:10

After you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ, will Himself perfect, confirm, strengthen and establish you.

2 Peter 1:3

seeing that His divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness, through the true knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and excellence.

2 John 1:5

Now I ask you, lady, not as though I were writing to you a new commandment, but the one which we have had from the beginning, that we love one another.



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