Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

having annulled the enmity in his flesh, the law of commandments in ordinances, that he might form the two in himself into one new man, making peace;

New American Standard Bible

by abolishing in His flesh the enmity, which is the Law of commandments contained in ordinances, so that in Himself He might make the two into one new man, thus establishing peace,

King James Version

Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances; for to make in himself of twain one new man, so making peace;

Holman Bible

He made of no effect the law consisting of commands and expressed in regulations, so that He might create in Himself one new man from the two, resulting in peace.

International Standard Version

He rendered the Law inoperative, along with its commandments and regulations, thus creating in himself one new humanity from the two, thereby making peace,

A Conservative Version

having abolished in his flesh the enmity--the law of the commandments in ordinances--so that he might create in himself the two into one new man, making peace,

American Standard Version

having abolished in the flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances; that he might create in himself of the two one new man,'so making peace;

Amplified

By abolishing in His [own crucified] flesh the enmity [caused by] the Law with its decrees and ordinances [which He annulled]; that He from the two might create in Himself one new man [one new quality of humanity out of the two], so making peace.

An Understandable Version

by abolishing in His fleshly body the [entire Jewish] law of commandments contained in decrees. [This was] so that He could create in [unity with] Himself one new person [i.e., the church] out of the two peoples [i.e., Jews and Gentiles], thereby bringing about peace [between them].

Anderson New Testament

having abolished, in his flesh, the cause of enmity, the law of commandments in ordinances, that he might, by himself, form the two into one new man, thus making peace;

Bible in Basic English

Having in his flesh put an end to that which made the division between us, even the law with its rules and orders, so that he might make in himself, of the two, one new man, so making peace;

Common New Testament

by abolishing in his flesh the hostility, which is the Law of commandments and ordinances, so that he might create in himself one new man out of the two, thus making peace,

Daniel Mace New Testament

(which kept us at variance) by abolishing the dogmatical injunctions of the law, that having made the peace, he might incorporate the two into one new body under himself;

Godbey New Testament

having destroyed the law of commandments in ordinances, through his flesh, the enmity, in order that He might create the two in himself into one new man, making peace;

Goodspeed New Testament

and through his human nature put an end to the feud between us, and abolished the Law with its rules and regulations, in order to make peace and create out of the two parties one new man by uniting them with himself,

John Wesley New Testament

having broken down the middle wall of partition, Having abolished by his flesh the enmity, the law of commandments, through his decrees, that he might make the two one new man in himself, so making peace:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

abolishing in his flesh the enmity, which was the law of commandments in the order of rites, to edify in himself the two in one new man, making peace,

Julia Smith Translation

The enmity in his flesh, the law of commands in enactments, having left unemployed; that he might create in himself one new man, making peace;

King James 2000

Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances; to make in himself of two one new man, so making peace;

Lexham Expanded Bible

invalidating the law of commandments in ordinances, in order that he might create the two in himself into one new man, [thus] making peace,

Modern King James verseion

having abolished in His flesh the enmity (the Law of commandments contained in ordinances) so that in Himself He might make the two into one new man, making peace between them;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and hath also put away, through his flesh, the cause of hatred - that is to say, the law of commandments contained in the law written - for to make of twain one new man in himself, so making peace.

Moffatt New Testament

in his own flesh he put an end to the feud of the Law with its code of commands, so as to make peace by the creation of a new Man in himself out of both parties,

Montgomery New Testament

In his own body he abolished the cause of our enmity, the law of commandments contained in ordinances, in order to make the two into one new man in himself, so making peace.

NET Bible

when he nullified in his flesh the law of commandments in decrees. He did this to create in himself one new man out of two, thus making peace,

New Heart English Bible

having abolished in the flesh the hostility, the law of commandments contained in ordinances, that he might create in himself one new man of the two, making peace;

Noyes New Testament

having abolished in his flesh the law of commandments contained in ordinances; that he might create of the two one new man in himself, thus making peace,

Sawyer New Testament

the enmity, and abolished by his flesh the law of commandments [consisting] of ordinances, that of the two he might create in himself one new man, making peace,

The Emphasized Bible

The enmity, in his flesh - the law of commandments in decrees - bringing to nought, - that, the two, he might create in himself, into one man of new mould, making peace.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

destroying the enmity in his flesh, even the law of precepts, in ordinances, that he might from the two create in himself one new man, making peace,

Twentieth Century New Testament

And in his human nature put an end to the cause of enmity between them--the Law with its injunctions and ordinances--in order to create, through union with himself, from Jew and Gentile, one New Man and thus make peace.

Webster

Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances: to make in himself of two one new man, so making peace;

Weymouth New Testament

by setting aside the Law with its commandments, expressed, as they were, in definite decrees. His design was to unite the two sections of humanity in Himself so as to form one new man,

Williams New Testament

through His human nature He has put a stop to the hostility between us, namely, the law with its commands and decrees, in order to create one new humanity out of the two parties and so make peace through union with Himself, and in one body

World English Bible

having abolished in the flesh the hostility, the law of commandments contained in ordinances, that he might create in himself one new man of the two, making peace;

Worrell New Testament

having abolished in His flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments expressed in decrees, that He might make the two one new man in Himself, making peace,

Worsley New Testament

having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances, that He might form the two into one new man, in Himself, so making peace;

Youngs Literal Translation

the enmity in his flesh, the law of the commands in ordinances having done away, that the two he might create in himself into one new man, making peace,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
καταργέω 
Katargeo 
Usage: 25

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

his

Usage: 0

σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

the enmity
ἔχθρα 
Echthra 
Usage: 6

even the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

ἐντολή 
Entole 
Usage: 47

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

δόγμα 
Dogma 
Usage: 5

for
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

to
ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

κτίζω 
Ktizo 
Usage: 13

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

of twain
δύο 
Duo 
two, twain, both, two and two
Usage: 92

one
εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188

new
καινός 
Kainos 
new
Usage: 24

man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

so making
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 2:15

Images Ephesians 2:15

Prayers for Ephesians 2:15

Context Readings

Jewish And Gentile Believers United In Christ

14 For he is our peace, who has made both one, and has broken down the middle wall of enclosure, 15 having annulled the enmity in his flesh, the law of commandments in ordinances, that he might form the two in himself into one new man, making peace; 16 and might reconcile both in one body to God by the cross, having by it slain the enmity;


Cross References

Colossians 2:14

having effaced the handwriting in ordinances which stood out against us, which was contrary to us, he has taken it also out of the way, having nailed it to the cross;

Colossians 2:20

If ye have died with Christ from the elements of the world, why as if alive in the world do ye subject yourselves to ordinances?

Colossians 3:10

and having put on the new, renewed into full knowledge according to the image of him that has created him;

Galatians 3:28

There is no Jew nor Greek; there is no bondman nor freeman; there is no male and female; for ye are all one in Christ Jesus:

2 Corinthians 5:17

So if any one be in Christ, there is a new creation; the old things have passed away; behold all things have become new:

Galatians 3:10

For as many as are on the principle of works of law are under curse. For it is written, Cursed is every one who does not continue in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them;

Galatians 6:15

For in Christ Jesus neither is circumcision anything, nor uncircumcision; but new creation.

Ephesians 4:16

from whom the whole body, fitted together, and connected by every joint of supply, according to the working in its measure of each one part, works for itself the increase of the body to its self-building up in love.

Colossians 1:21-22

And you, who once were alienated and enemies in mind by wicked works, yet now has it reconciled

Hebrews 7:16

who has been constituted not according to law of fleshly commandment, but according to power of indissoluble life.

Hebrews 8:13

In that he says New, he has made the first old; but that which grows old and aged is near disappearing.

Hebrews 9:9-10

the which is an image for the present time, according to which both gifts and sacrifices, unable to perfect as to conscience him that worshipped, are offered,

Hebrews 9:23

It was necessary then that the figurative representations of the things in the heavens should be purified with these; but the heavenly things themselves with sacrifices better than these.

Hebrews 10:1-10

For the law, having a shadow of the coming good things, not the image itself of the things, can never, by the same sacrifices which they offer continually yearly, perfect those who approach.

Hebrews 10:19-22

Having therefore, brethren, boldness for entering into the holy of holies by the blood of Jesus,

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