Parallel Verses

Amplified

And He came and preached the good news of peace to you [Gentiles] who were far away, and peace to those [Jews] who were near.

New American Standard Bible

And He came and preached peace to you who were far away, and peace to those who were near;

King James Version

And came and preached peace to you which were afar off, and to them that were nigh.

Holman Bible

When the Messiah came, He proclaimed the good news of peace to you who were far away and peace to those who were near.

International Standard Version

He came and proclaimed peace for you who were far away and for you who were near.

A Conservative Version

And after coming he preached good-news, peace to you, to those far off and to those near,

American Standard Version

and he came and preached peace to you that were far off, and peace to them that were nigh:

An Understandable Version

And Christ came and preached peace to you [Gentiles], who were far away [from God], and peace to those [Jews] who were near [to Him].

Anderson New Testament

and having come, he preached peace to you who were far off, and to those who were near:

Bible in Basic English

And he came preaching peace to you who were far off, and to those who were near;

Common New Testament

And he came and preached peace to you who were far away, and peace to those who were near;

Daniel Mace New Testament

and being come, he preached the glad tidings of peace to YOU who were afar off, and to US that were nigh.

Darby Translation

and, coming, he has preached the glad tidings of peace to you who were afar off, and the glad tidings of peace to those who were nigh.

Godbey New Testament

And having come he preached the gospel of peace to you, who were far away, and peace to them who were nigh:

Goodspeed New Testament

He came with the good news of peace for you who were far away and for those who were near;

John Wesley New Testament

And he came and preached peace to you that were afar off, and to them that were nigh.

Julia Smith Translation

And having come, he announced good news, peace to you afar off, and to those near.

King James 2000

And came and preached peace to you who were afar off, and to them that were near.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And coming, he proclaimed the good news of peace to you who were far away and peace to the ones who were near,

Modern King James verseion

And He came and preached peace to you who were afar off, and to those who were near.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and came, and preached peace to you which were afar off, and to them that were nigh.

Moffatt New Testament

he came with a gospel of peace for those far away (that is, for you) and for those who were near,

Montgomery New Testament

So he came preaching "Peace" to you Gentiles who were afar off, and "Peace" to us Jews who were near;

NET Bible

And he came and preached peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near,

New Heart English Bible

He came and preached peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near.

Noyes New Testament

And he came and brought the glad tidings of peace to you who were afar off, and of peace to those that were near;

Sawyer New Testament

And he came and preached the good news of peace to you who were far off, and peace to those nigh,

The Emphasized Bible

And, coming, he announced the glad-message - of peace, unto you, the far off, and peace, unto them that were nigh;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and coming, hath preached peace to you who were afar off, and to those who were nigh:

Twentieth Century New Testament

He came with the Good News of peace for you who were 'far off,' and of peace for those who were 'near';

Webster

And came and preached peace to you who were afar off, and to them that were nigh.

Weymouth New Testament

So He came and proclaimed good news of peace to you who were so far away, and peace to those who were near;

Williams New Testament

When He came, He brought the good news of peace for you who were far away and for you who were near;

World English Bible

He came and preached peace to you who were far off and to those who were near.

Worrell New Testament

and, coming, He proclaimed the Gospel of peace to you who were afar off, and peace to those who were near;

Worsley New Testament

and He came and preached peace to you that were afar off, and to them that were nigh.

Youngs Literal Translation

and having come, he did proclaim good news -- peace to you -- the far-off and the nigh,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

and preached
εὐαγγελίζω 
Euaggelizo 
Usage: 50

εἰρήνη 
Eirene 
Usage: 71

to you
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

μακράν 
Makran 
Usage: 7

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 2:17

Images Ephesians 2:17

Prayers for Ephesians 2:17

Context Readings

Jewish And Gentile Believers United In Christ

16 And [that He] might reconcile them both [Jew and Gentile, united] in one body to God through the cross, thereby putting to death the hostility. 17 And He came and preached the good news of peace to you [Gentiles] who were far away, and peace to those [Jews] who were near. 18 For it is through Him that we both have a [direct] way of approach in one Spirit to the Father.


Cross References

Psalm 148:14


He has lifted up a horn for His people [giving them strength, prosperity, dignity, and preeminence],
Praise for all His godly ones;
For the people of Israel, a people near to Him.
Praise the Lord! (Hallelujah!)

Deuteronomy 4:7

For what great nation is there that has a god so near to it as the Lord our God [is to us] whenever we call on Him?

Acts 10:36

You know the message which He sent to the sons of Israel, announcing the good news of peace through Jesus Christ, who is Lord of all—

Ephesians 2:13-14

But now [at this very moment] in Christ Jesus you who once were [so very] far away [from God] have been brought near by the blood of Christ.

Psalm 75:1

We give thanks and praise to You, O God, we give thanks,
For Your [wonderful works declare that Your] name is near;
People declare Your wonders.

Psalm 76:1-2

God is known in Judah;
His name is great in Israel.

Psalm 85:10


Steadfast love and truth and faithfulness meet together;
Righteousness and peace kiss each other.

Psalm 147:19-20


He declares His word to Jacob,
His statutes and His ordinances to Israel.

Isaiah 27:5


“Or let him (Israel) cling to My strength and rely on My protection [My stronghold],
Let him make peace with Me,
Let him make peace with Me.”

Isaiah 52:7


How beautiful and delightful on the mountains
Are the feet of him who brings good news,
Who announces peace,
Who brings good news of good [things],
Who announces salvation,
Who says to Zion, “Your God reigns!”

Isaiah 57:19-21


As I create the praise of his lips,
Peace, peace, to him who is far away [both Jew and Gentile] and to him who is near!”
Says the Lord;
“And I will heal him [making his lips blossom anew with thankful praise].”

Zechariah 9:10


I will cut off the [war] chariot from Ephraim
And the [war] horse from Jerusalem,
And the bow of war will be cut off.
And He will speak [words of] peace to the nations,
And His dominion shall be from sea to sea [absolutely endless],
And from the River [Euphrates] to the ends of the earth.

Matthew 10:13

If [the family living in] the house is worthy [welcoming you and your message], give it your [blessing of] peace [that is, a blessing of well-being and prosperity, the favor of God]. But if it is not worthy, take back your blessing of peace.

Luke 2:14


“Glory to God in the highest [heaven],
And on earth peace among men with whom He is well-pleased.”

Luke 10:9-11

and heal those in it who are sick [authenticating your message], and say to them, ‘The kingdom of God has come near to you.’

Luke 15:5-6

And when he has found it, he lays it on his shoulders, rejoicing.

Acts 2:39

For the promise [of the Holy Spirit] is for you and your children and for all who are far away [including the Gentiles], as many as the Lord our God calls to Himself.”

Romans 5:1

Therefore, since we have been justified [that is, acquitted of sin, declared blameless before God] by faith, [let us grasp the fact that] we have peace with God [and the joy of reconciliation with Him] through our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed).

2 Corinthians 5:20

So we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were making His appeal through us; we [as Christ’s representatives] plead with you on behalf of Christ to be reconciled to God.

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