Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

For we are his creation, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, so that we may walk in them.

New American Standard Bible

For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.

King James Version

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.

Holman Bible

For we are His creation, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared ahead of time so that we should walk in them.

International Standard Version

For we are God's masterpiece, created in the Messiah Jesus to perform good actions that God prepared long ago to be our way of life.

A Conservative Version

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God preordained that we should walk in them.

American Standard Version

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God afore prepared that we should walk in them.

Amplified

For we are God's [own] handiwork (His workmanship), recreated in Christ Jesus, [born anew] that we may do those good works which God predestined (planned beforehand) for us [taking paths which He prepared ahead of time], that we should walk in them [living the good life which He prearranged and made ready for us to live].

An Understandable Version

For we [Christians] are the product of God's workmanship, [re-] created in [fellowship with] Christ Jesus for [the purpose of] doing good deeds. God had previously determined that this should be our practice.

Anderson New Testament

For we are his workman ship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God before prepared, that we should walk in them.

Bible in Basic English

For by his act we were given existence in Christ Jesus to do those good works which God before made ready for us so that we might do them.

Common New Testament

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we would walk in them.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for he hath made us a-new, and form'd us by Christ Jesus to do good works, for which God had before prepared us, that we might live in them.

Darby Translation

For we are his workmanship, having been created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God has before prepared that we should walk in them.

Godbey New Testament

for we are his workmanship, having been created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God before prepared that we should walk in them.

Goodspeed New Testament

For he has made us, creating us through our union with Christ Jesus for the life of goodness which God had predestined us to live.

John Wesley New Testament

For we are his workmanship, created through Christ Jesus unto good works, which God had before prepared, that we might walk in them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God has prepared that we should walk in them.

Julia Smith Translation

For we are his work, created in Christ Jesus to good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.,

King James 2000

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God has before ordained that we should walk in them.

Modern King James verseion

For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to good works, which God has before ordained that we should walk in them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, unto the which God ordained us before, that we should walk in them.

Moffatt New Testament

God has made us what we are, creating us in Christ Jesus for the good deeds which are prepared beforehand by God as our sphere of action.

Montgomery New Testament

for we are his handiwork, created in Christ Jesus for good deeds, which God predestined us to make our daily way of life.

NET Bible

For we are his workmanship, having been created in Christ Jesus for good works that God prepared beforehand so we may do them.

New Heart English Bible

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared before that we would walk in them.

Noyes New Testament

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God before prepared that we should walk in them.

Sawyer New Testament

for we are his creation, created in Christ Jesus for good works, in which God before appointed that we should walk.

The Emphasized Bible

His, in fact we are - his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus upon a footing of good works, which God prepared beforehand, that, therein, we might walk.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

for we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, for which God hath before prepared us, that we should walk therein.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For we are God's handiwork, created, by our union with Christ Jesus, for the good actions in doing which God had pre-arranged that we should spend our lives.

Webster

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.

Weymouth New Testament

For we are God's own handiwork, created in Christ Jesus for good works which He has pre-destined us to practise.

Williams New Testament

For He has made us what we are, because He has created us through our union with Christ Jesus for doing good deeds which He beforehand planned for us to do.

World English Bible

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared before that we would walk in them.

Worrell New Testament

for we are His workmanship, having been created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God before prepared, that we should walk in them.

Worsley New Testament

created in Christ Jesus unto good works, for which God before prepared us, that we might walk in them.

Youngs Literal Translation

for of Him we are workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to good works, which God did before prepare, that in them we may walk.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

we are
ἐσμέν 
Esmen 
Usage: 50

his

Usage: 0

ποίημα 
Poiema 
Usage: 2

κτίζω 
Ktizo 
Usage: 13

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

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

προετοιμάζω 
Proetoimazo 
Usage: 2

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 2:10

Devotionals containing Ephesians 2:10

Images Ephesians 2:10

Context Readings

Made Alive In Christ

9 [it is] not from works, so that no one can boast. 10 For we are his creation, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, so that we may walk in them. 11 Therefore remember that formerly you, the Gentiles in [the] flesh, the so-called uncircumcision by the so-called circumcision in [the] flesh, made by hands,


Cross References

Ephesians 4:24

and put on the new man (in accordance with God), who is created in righteousness and holiness from the truth.

2 Corinthians 5:17

Therefore if anyone [is] in Christ, [he is] a new creation; the old [things] have passed away; behold, new [things] have come.

Titus 2:14

who gave himself for us, in order that he might redeem us from all lawlessness and purify for himself a people for his own possession, zealous for good deeds.

Hebrews 13:21

equip you with every good [thing] to do his will, carrying out in us [what is] pleasing before him through Jesus Christ, to whom [be] the glory {forever}. Amen.

Psalm 100:3

Know that Yahweh, he [is] God; he made us and we are his. [We are] his people and the sheep of his pasture.

Ephesians 1:4

just as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, [that] we should be holy and blameless before him in love,

Ephesians 4:1

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

Colossians 1:10

so that you may live in a manner worthy of the Lord, {to please [him] in all respects}, bearing fruit in every good deed and increasing in the knowledge of God,

1 Corinthians 3:9

For we are God's fellow workers; you are God's field, God's building.

2 Corinthians 9:8

And God is able to cause all grace to abound to you, so that in everything at all times, [because you] have enough of everything, you may overflow in every good work.

Philippians 1:6

convinced of this same [thing], that the one who began a good work in you will finish [it] until the day of Christ Jesus,

Philippians 2:13

For the one at work in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure, is God.

Colossians 3:10

and have put on the new [man] that is being renewed in knowledge according to the image of the one who created him,

2 Thessalonians 2:17

encourage your hearts and strengthen [you] in every good work and word.

1 Timothy 6:18

to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous, sharing freely,

2 Timothy 2:21

Therefore, if someone cleanses himself from these [things], he will be a vessel for honorable use, set apart, useful to the Master, prepared for every good work.

2 Timothy 3:17

in order that the person of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.

Titus 2:7

concerning everything showing yourself [to be] an example of good deeds, in your teaching [demonstrating] soundness, dignity,

Titus 3:1

Remind them to be subject to the rulers [and] to the authorities, to obey, to be prepared for every good work,

Titus 3:8

The saying [is] trustworthy, and I want you to insist concerning these [things], so that those who have believed in God may be careful to engage in good deeds. These things are good and beneficial for people.

Titus 3:14

But also our [people] must learn to engage in good deeds for necessary needs, so that they will not be unfruitful.

Hebrews 10:24

And let us think about {how to stir one another up to love} and good works,

1 Peter 2:12

maintaining your good conduct among the Gentiles, so that in [the things] in which they slander you as evildoers, by seeing your good deeds they may glorify God on the day of visitation.

Deuteronomy 32:6

[Like] this do you treat Yahweh, foolish and {unwise} people? [Has] he not, your father, created you? He made you, and he established you.

Psalm 119:3

They also do no wrong; they walk in his ways.

Isaiah 19:25

whom Yahweh of hosts blessed, saying, "May Egypt my people be blessed, and Assyria, the work of my hands, and my inheritance, Israel."

Isaiah 29:23

For when he sees his children, the work of my hands, in his midst, they will treat my name as holy, and they will treat the holy one of Jacob as holy, and they will stand in awe [of] the God of Israel.

Isaiah 43:21

this people whom I formed for myself, so they might {make known} my praise.

Isaiah 44:21

"Remember these things, Jacob, and Israel, for you [are] my servant: I formed you; you [are] my servant; Israel, you will not be forgotten by me!

Isaiah 60:21

And all your people [shall be] righteous; they shall take possession of [the] land forever, the shoot of his planting, the work of my hands, to show my glory.

Isaiah 61:3

to {give} for those in mourning in Zion, to give them a head wrap instead of ashes, [the] oil of joy instead of mourning, a garment of praise instead of a faint spirit. And {they will be called} oaks of righteousness, the planting of Yahweh, to show his glory.

Jeremiah 31:33

"But this [is] the covenant that I will {make} with the house of Israel after those days," {declares} Yahweh: "I will put my law in their inward parts and on their hearts I will write it, and I will be to them God, and they themselves will be to me people.

Jeremiah 32:39-40

And I will give to them one heart and one way, to revere me {forever}, for good to them, and to their children after them.

John 3:21

But the one who practices the truth comes to the light, in order that his deeds may be revealed, that they are done in God.

Acts 9:31

Then the church throughout all of Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace, being strengthened. And living in the fear of the Lord and the encouragement of the Holy Spirit, it was increasing [in numbers].

Acts 9:36

Now in Joppa there was a certain female disciple {named} Tabitha (which translated means "Dorcas"). She was full of good deeds and charitable giving which she was constantly doing.

1 John 1:7

But if we walk in the light as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.

Deuteronomy 5:33

{In exactly the path} that Yahweh your God has commanded, you must go, so that you may live and {it will go well} for you and {you may live long} in the land that you will take possession of."

Psalm 51:10

Create a clean heart for me, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit {within me}.

Psalm 81:13

Oh that my people would listen to me; [that] Israel would walk in my ways.

Psalm 138:8

Yahweh accomplishes [things] for my benefit. O Yahweh, your loyal love [endures] forever; do not abandon the works of your hands.

Isaiah 2:3-5

many peoples shall come. And they shall say, "Come, let us go up to the mountain of Yahweh, to the house of the God of Jacob, and may he teach us part of his ways, and let us walk in his paths." For instruction shall go out from Zion, and the word of Yahweh from Jerusalem.

Matthew 5:16

In the [same] way let your light shine before people, so that they can see your good works and glorify your Father who is in heaven.

John 3:3-6

Jesus answered and said to him, "Truly, truly I say to you, unless someone is born from above, he is not able to see the kingdom of God."

Romans 8:1

Consequently, [there is] now no condemnation for those [who are] in Christ Jesus.

Romans 8:29

because [those] whom he foreknew, he also predestined [to be] conformed to the image of his Son, so that he should be the firstborn among many brothers.

2 Corinthians 5:5

Now the one who has prepared us for this very [thing] [is] God, who has given us the down payment, the Spirit.

Galatians 6:15

For neither is circumcision anything nor uncircumcision, but a new creation.

Ephesians 2:2

in which you formerly walked according to the course of this world, according to the ruler of the authority of the air, the spirit now working in the sons of disobedience,

1 Timothy 2:10

but with good deeds which are fitting for women who profess godliness.

1 Timothy 5:10

being well-attested by good works, if she has brought up children, if she has shown hospitality, if she has washed the feet of the saints, if she has helped those who are oppressed, if she has devoted herself to every good work.

1 Timothy 5:25

Likewise also good works [are] evident, and those considered otherwise are not able to be hidden.

1 John 2:6

The one who says [that he] resides in him ought also to walk just as that one walked.

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