Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

In which at one time ye walked, according to the age of the world, according to the prince of the authority of the air, of the spirit that now energiseth in the sons of disobedience,

New American Standard Bible

in which you formerly walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, of the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience.

King James Version

Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience:

Holman Bible

in which you previously walked according to the ways of this world, according to the ruler who exercises authority over the lower heavens, the spirit now working in the disobedient.

International Standard Version

that you once practiced as you lived according to the ways of this present world and according to the ruler of the power of the air, the spirit that is now active in those who are disobedient.

A Conservative Version

in which ye once walked according to the era of this world, according to the ruler of the power of the air, the spirit that now works in the sons of disobedience.

American Standard Version

wherein ye once walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the powers of the air, of the spirit that now worketh in the sons of disobedience;

Amplified

in which you once walked. You were following the ways of this world [influenced by this present age], in accordance with the prince of the power of the air (Satan), the spirit who is now at work in the disobedient [the unbelieving, who fight against the purposes of God].

An Understandable Version

You practiced such things when you lived according to the evil ways of this world, and according to the ruler of the [spiritual] powers of the air. [Note: This refers to Satan, whose influence permeates life around us]. He is the [evil] spirit who is now at work in people who are disobedient [to God].

Anderson New Testament

in which you formerly walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is actively at work in the sons of disobedience:

Bible in Basic English

In which you were living in the past, after the ways of this present world, doing the pleasure of the lord of the power of the air, the spirit who is now working in those who go against the purpose of God;

Common New Testament

in which you formerly walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience.

Daniel Mace New Testament

in which you formerly liv'd, influenc'd by the customs of this world, and by the prince of the aerial powers, the spirits that now actuate the incredulous:

Darby Translation

in which ye once walked according to the age of this world, according to the ruler of the authority of the air, the spirit who now works in the sons of disobedience:

Godbey New Testament

in which at one time you walked about according to the age of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit which is now working in the sons of disobedience;

Goodspeed New Testament

in the midst of which you once lived under the control of the present age of the world, and the master-spirit of the air, who is still at work among the disobedient.

John Wesley New Testament

who were dead in trespasses and sins, Wherein ye formerly walked, according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the sons of disobedience: Among whom also we all had our conversation in time past,

Julia Smith Translation

In which when ye walked according to the life of this world, according to the ruler of the power of the air, of the spirit now energetic in the sons of disobedience:

King James 2000

In which in time past you walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now works in the children of disobedience:

Lexham Expanded Bible

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,

Modern King James verseion

in which you once walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now works in the children of disobedience;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

in the which, in time past, ye walked, according to the course of this world, and after the governor that ruleth in the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of unbelief,

Moffatt New Testament

in which you moved as you followed the course of this world, under the sway of the prince of the air ??the spirit which is at present active within those sons of disobedience

Montgomery New Testament

in which you passed your lives after the way of this world, under the sway of the Prince of the Powers of the Air, the spirit who is now working among the sons of disobedience.

NET Bible

in which you formerly lived according to this world's present path, according to the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the ruler of the spirit that is now energizing the sons of disobedience,

New Heart English Bible

in which you once walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit who now works in the children of disobedience;

Noyes New Testament

in which ye once walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the powers of the air, the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

wherein in times past ye walked after the fashion of this world, after the prince of the power of the air, the spirit who now worketh with energy in the children of disobedience:

Twentieth Century New Testament

For at one time you lived in sin, following the ways of the world, in subjection to the Ruler of the Powers of the air--the Spirit who is still at work among the disobedient.

Webster

In which in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience:

Weymouth New Testament

which were once habitual to you while you walked in the ways of this world and obeyed the Prince of the powers of the air, the spirits that are now at work in the hearts of the sons of disobedience--to you God has given Life.

Williams New Testament

in which you once lived in accordance with the spirit of this present world, and the mighty prince of the air, who is always at work in the disobedient, among whom all of us, we Jews as well as you heathen,

World English Bible

in which you once walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit who now works in the children of disobedience;

Worrell New Testament

in which ye once walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the authority of the air, the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience;

Worsley New Testament

in which ye formerly walked after the manner of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that still operates in the children of disobedience:

Youngs Literal Translation

in which once ye did walk according to the age of this world, according to the ruler of the authority of the air, of the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

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

ποτέ 
Pote 
in time past, at any time, in times past, sometimes, sometime, once, not tr,
Usage: 28

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

κατά 
Kata 
κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428
Usage: 428

the course
αἰών 
Aion 
Usage: 101

of this
τούτου 
Toutou 
Usage: 53

κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109

the prince
ἄρχων 
Archon 
Usage: 32

of the power
ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
Usage: 79

of the air
ἀήρ 
Aer 
air
Usage: 7

the spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334


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

now
νῦν 
Nun 
Usage: 102

ἐνεργέω 
Energeo 
Usage: 21

the children
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 2:2

Images Ephesians 2:2

Prayers for Ephesians 2:2

Context Readings

Made Alive In Christ

1 Unto you also - being dead by your offences and sins, 2 In which at one time ye walked, according to the age of the world, according to the prince of the authority of the air, of the spirit that now energiseth in the sons of disobedience, 3 Among whom also, we all, had our behaviour, at one time, in the covetings of our flesh, doing the things desired by the flesh and the mind, and were children, by nature, of anger - even as the rest, -


Cross References

John 12:31

Now, is there, a judging, of this world, - Now, the ruler of this world, shall be cast out;

Ephesians 6:12

Because our struggle is not against blood and flesh, but, against the principalities, against the authorities, against the world-holders, of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenlies.

Ephesians 2:3

Among whom also, we all, had our behaviour, at one time, in the covetings of our flesh, doing the things desired by the flesh and the mind, and were children, by nature, of anger - even as the rest, -

Ephesians 5:6

Let no one be deceiving you with empty words; for, because of these things, is coming the anger of God upon the sons of obstinacy:

1 John 5:19

We know that, of God, are we; and, the whole world, in the wicked one, is lying.

1 Corinthians 6:11

And, these things, were some of you; but ye bathed them away, - but ye were sanctified, but ye were justified, in the name of ourLord Jesus Christ, and in the Spirit of our God.

John 8:44

Ye, are, of your father - the adversary, and, the covetings of your father, ye choose to be doing. He, was, a murderer, from the beginning, and, in the truth, he stood not; because truth is not in him: Whensoever he speaketh falsehood, of his own, he speaketh; because, false, he is, and, the father of it.

2 Corinthians 4:4

In whom, the god of this age, hath blinded the minds of the unbelieving, to the end they may not discern the radiance e of the glad-message of the glory of the Christ - who is the image of God.

Ephesians 4:22

That ye were to strip off - as regardeth the former behaviour - the old man, who corrupteth himself according to his deceitful covetings,

1 Peter 1:14

As obedient persons, not configuring yourselves unto your former covetings in your ignorance:

Job 1:7

And Yahweh said unto the accuser, Whence comest thou? And the accuser answered Yahweh, and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and wandering about therein.

Job 1:16

Yet was this one speaking, when, another, came in and said, - A fire of God, fell out of the heavens, and burned up the sheep and the young men, and consumed them; and escaped am, only I alone, to tell thee.

Job 1:19

when lo! a great wind, came from over the desert, and smote the four corners of the house, and it fell upon the young men, and they died, - and escaped am, only I alone, to tell thee.

Job 31:7

If my goings have swerved from the way, - and, after mine eyes, hath gone my heart, and, to my hands, hath adhered any stain,

Psalm 17:14

From men who are thy hand, O Yahweh, From the men of this age, whose portion, is among the living, and, with thy treasure, thou fillest their bosom, - They must be satisfied with sons, And must leave their abundance to their children: -

Isaiah 30:1

Alas! for sons who are rebellious, Declareth Yahweh. Executing a purpose, but not from me, And pouring out a libation but not from my spirit, - That they may add sin to sin:

Isaiah 57:4

Against whom would ye disport yourselves? Against whom would ye widen the mouth and lengthen the tongue, - Are not, ye, Children of transgression, A Seed of falsehood.

Jeremiah 23:10

For with adulterers, is the land filled, Yea because of cursing, cloth the land mourn, Dried up are the oases of the desert, - And, their oppression hath become wicked, And, their might is not right.

Hosea 10:9

Beyond the days of Gibeah, hast thou sinned, O Israel: there, came they to a stand, the battle against the sons of perversity, touched them not in Gibeah.

Matthew 11:19

The Son of Man, came, eating and drinking, and they say, Lo! a gluttonous man and a wine-drinker! a friend of, tax-collectors, and sinners! And yet wisdom hath been justified by her works.

Matthew 12:43-45

But, when the impure spirit goeth out of the man, it passeth through waterless places, seeking rest, - and findeth it not.

Matthew 13:38

And, the field, is the world, and, the good seed, these are the sons of the kingdom, - and, the darnel seeds, are the sons of the evil one;

Luke 11:21-26

Whensoever, the mighty one, armed, may be guarding his own dwelling, in peace, are his goods;

Luke 16:8

And the lord praised the unrighteous steward, in that with forethought he acted: - Because, the sons of this age, have more forethought than the sons of light, respecting their own generation.

Luke 22:2-3

And the High-priests and the Scribes were seeking, how they might get rid of him; for they feared the people.

Luke 22:31

Simon! Simon! lo! Satan, hath claimed you, to sift as wheat;

John 7:7

The world cannot hate you; but, me, it hateth, because, I, bear witness concerning it, that, the works thereof, are, wicked.

John 8:23

And he was saying unto them - Ye, are, of the realms below, I, am, of the realms above: Ye, are, of this world, I, am not of this world.

John 13:2

And, supper, being in progress, the adversary, having already thrust into the heart of Judas son of Simon Iscariot, that he should deliver him up, -

John 13:27

And, after the morsel, then, entered, Satan, into that man. Jesus, therefore, saith unto him - What thou art doing, do quickly!

John 14:30

No longer, many things, will I speak with you; for, the world's ruler, is coming, and, in me, hath, nothing, -

John 15:19

If, of the world, ye had been, the world, of its own, had been fond; but, because, of the world, ye are not, on the contrary, I, chose you out of the world, therefore, the world, doth hate you.

John 16:11

And, concerning judgment, because, the ruler of this world, hath been judged.

Acts 5:3

But Peter said - Ananias! wherefore did Satan fill thy heart, that thou shouldst deal falsely with the Holy Spirit, and keep back part of the price of the field?

Acts 19:35

Howbeit the town-clerk, having calmed the multitude, saith - Ephesians! why, who is there of mankind that doth not acknowledge the city of Ephesians to be temple-keeper of the Great Diana, and of the imagethat fell from Jupiter?

Romans 12:2

And be not configuring yourselves unto this age, but be transforming yourselves by the renewing of your mind, to the end ye may be proving what is the thing willed by God - the good and acceptable and perfect.

1 Corinthians 5:10

Not at all, meaning the fornicators of this world, or the covetous and extortioners, or idolaters, - else had ye been obliged, in that case, to go out of the world!

Galatians 1:4

Who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us out of the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, -

Colossians 1:21

And, you, who at one time were estranged and enemies in your mind in your wicked works, yet, now, hath he fully reconciled,

Colossians 3:6-7

On account of which things cometh the anger of God, -

2 Timothy 4:10

For, Demas, hath forsaken me, having loved the present age, and hath journeyed unto Thessalonica; Crescens unto Galatia, Titus unto Dalmatia:

James 1:7

For let not that man think that he shall receive anything from the Lord -

James 4:4

Adulteresses! Know ye not that, the friendship of the world, is, enmity to God? Whosoever, therefore, is minded to be, a friend, of the world, an enemy of God, doth constitute himself.

1 Peter 4:3

For, sufficient, is the bygone time - to have wrought out, the will of the nations, having gone on in wanton ways, covetings, wine-drinkings, revellings, drinking-bouts, and impious idolatries: -

2 Peter 2:14

Having, eyes, full of an adulteress, and that cannot rest from sin, enticing unstable souls, having, a heart trained in greed, - children of a curse, -

1 John 2:15-17

Be not loving the world, nor yet the things that are in the world: if anyone be loving the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

1 John 3:8

He that is committing sin, is, of the adversary, because, from the beginning, the adversary is sinning. To this end, was the Son of God made manifest, in order that he might undo the works of the adversary.

1 John 3:10

Herein, are, manifest, the children of God, and the children of the adversary: Whoever is not doing righteousness, is not of God, nor yet he that is not loving his brother.

1 John 4:4

Ye, are, of God, dear children, and have overcome them; because, greater, is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

1 John 5:4

Because, whatsoever hath been born of God, overcometh the world; and, this, is the victory that hath overcome the world - our faith.

Revelation 12:9

And the great dragon was cast out, - the ancient serpent, he that is called Adversary and the Satan, that deceiveth the whole habitable world, - he was cast to the earth, and his messengers, with him, were cast.

Revelation 13:8

And all they who are dwelling upon the earth will do homage unto him, - every one whose name is not written in the scroll of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.

Revelation 13:14

and he deceiveth them who are dwelling upon the earth, by reason of the signs which it was given him to do before the wild-beast, - saying unto them who are dwelling upon the earth, that they should make an image unto the wild-beast who hath the stroke of the sword, and yet did live.

Revelation 16:17

And, the seventh, poured out his bowl upon the air. - And there came forth a loud voice out of the sanctuary, from the throne, saying - Accomplished!

Revelation 20:2

and he laid hold of the dragon, the ancient serpent, who is Adversary and the Accuser, and bound him for a thousand years, -

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