Ephesians 4:3



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

King James Version

Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

International Standard Version

Do your best to maintain the unity of the Spirit by means of the bond of peace.

A Conservative Version

Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace,

American Standard Version

giving diligence to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Amplified

Be eager and strive earnestly to guard and keep the harmony and oneness of [and produced by] the Spirit in the binding power of peace.

An Understandable Version

Eagerly try to maintain the unity produced by the Holy Spirit by being bound together in peace.

Anderson New Testament

earnestly endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Bible in Basic English

Taking care to keep the harmony of the Spirit in the yoke of peace.

Common New Testament

being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Daniel Mace New Testament

endeavouring to preserve the spiritual union by your affectionate attachment to one another.

Darby Translation

using diligence to keep the unity of the Spirit in the uniting bond of peace.

Godbey New Testament

endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Goodspeed New Testament

Make every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit through the tie of peace.

Holman Bible

diligently keeping the unity of the Spirit with the peace that binds [us].

John Wesley New Testament

forbearing one another in love, Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit, by the bond of peace.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

being diligent to guard the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Julia Smith Translation

Striving earnestly to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

King James 2000

Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Lexham Expanded Bible

being eager to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace;

Modern King James verseion

endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and that ye be diligent to keep the unity of the spirit in the bond of peace,

Moffatt New Testament

to preserve the unity of the Spirit by binding peace upon yourselves.

Montgomery New Testament

and endeavor to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bonds of peace.

NET Bible

making every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

New Heart English Bible

being eager to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

New simplified Bible

Diligently try to keep the unity (oneness) of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Noyes New Testament

endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Sawyer New Testament

using diligence to keep the unity of the spirit in the bond of peace.

The Emphasized Bible

Giving diligence to keep - the oneness of the Spirit in the uniting-bond of peace, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

careful to preserve unity of spirit, in the bond of peace.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And striving to maintain in the bond of peace the unity given by the Spirit.

Webster

Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Weymouth New Testament

in the uniting bond of peace, the unity given by the Spirit.

Williams New Testament

continuing with eager earnestness to maintain the unity of the Spirit through the tie of peace.

World English Bible

being eager to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Worrell New Testament

earnestly endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Worsley New Testament

endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace: for there is but one body and one Spirit,

Youngs Literal Translation

being diligent to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of the peace;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
σπουδάζω 
Spoudazo 
Usage: 11

to keep
τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

the unity
ἑνότης 
henotes 
Usage: 2

of the Spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

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

the bond
σύνδεσμος 
sundesmos 
Usage: 4

Devotionals

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Context Readings

Christians Should Live In Unity

2 with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love, 3 being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. 4 There is one body and one Spirit, just as also you were called in one hope of your calling;


Cross References

John 13:34

"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.

John 17:21-23

that they may all be one; even as You, Father, are in Me and I in You, that they also may be in Us, so that the world may believe that You sent Me.

Romans 14:17-19

for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 1:10

Now I exhort you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all agree and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be made complete in the same mind and in the same judgment.

1 Corinthians 12:12-13

For even as the body is one and yet has many members, and all the members of the body, though they are many, are one body, so also is Christ.

2 Corinthians 13:11

Finally, brethren, rejoice, be made complete, be comforted, be like-minded, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.

Ephesians 4:4

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

Colossians 3:13-15

bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, whoever has a complaint against anyone; just as the Lord forgave you, so also should you.

1 Thessalonians 5:13

and that you esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Live in peace with one another.

Hebrews 12:14

Pursue peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no one will see the Lord.

James 3:17-18

But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, without hypocrisy.



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