Parallel Verses

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.

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;

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;

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,

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 You also were dead because of the offenses and sins 2 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. 3 We all lived among them once, indulging our physical cravings and obeying the impulses of our lower nature and its thoughts, and by nature we were doomed to God's wrath like other men.


Cross References

John 12:31

The judgment of this world is now in progress. Its evil genius is now to be expelled,

Ephesians 6:12

For we have to struggle, not with enemies of flesh and blood, but with the hierarchies, the authorities, the master-spirits of this dark world, the spirit-forces of evil on high.

Ephesians 2:3

We all lived among them once, indulging our physical cravings and obeying the impulses of our lower nature and its thoughts, and by nature we were doomed to God's wrath like other men.

Ephesians 5:6

Whatever anyone may say in the way of worthless arguments to deceive you, these are the things that are bringing God's anger down upon the disobedient.

1 John 5:19

We know that we are children of God, while the whole world is under the power of the evil one.

1 Corinthians 6:11

Some of you used to be like that; but you have washed it all away, you have been consecrated, you have become upright, by the power of our Lord Jesus Christ and through the Spirit of our God.

John 8:44

The devil is the father you are sprung from, and you want to carry out your father's wishes. He was a murderer from the first, and he has nothing to do with the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he tells a lie, he speaks in his true character, for he is a liar and the father of them.

2 Corinthians 4:4

In their case, the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep the light of the good news of the glorious Christ, the likeness of God, from dawning upon them.

Ephesians 4:22

You must lay aside with your former habits your old self which is going to ruin through its deceptive passions.

1 Peter 1:14

Like obedient children, do not adapt yourselves to the cravings you used to follow when you were ignorant,

1 Peter 1:14

Like obedient children, do not adapt yourselves to the cravings you used to follow when you were ignorant,

1 Peter 1:14

Like obedient children, do not adapt yourselves to the cravings you used to follow when you were ignorant,

1 Peter 1:14

Like obedient children, do not adapt yourselves to the cravings you used to follow when you were ignorant,

1 Peter 1:14

Like obedient children, do not adapt yourselves to the cravings you used to follow when you were ignorant,

1 Peter 1:14

Like obedient children, do not adapt yourselves to the cravings you used to follow when you were ignorant,

1 Peter 1:14

Like obedient children, do not adapt yourselves to the cravings you used to follow when you were ignorant,

1 Peter 1:14

Like obedient children, do not adapt yourselves to the cravings you used to follow when you were ignorant,

1 Peter 1:14

Like obedient children, do not adapt yourselves to the cravings you used to follow when you were ignorant,

1 Peter 1:14

Like obedient children, do not adapt yourselves to the cravings you used to follow when you were ignorant,

Matthew 11:19

Now that the Son of Man has come, he does eat and drink, and people say, 'Look at him! A glutton and a drinker, the companion of tax-collectors and irreligious people!' And yet Wisdom is vindicated by her actions!"

Matthew 12:43-45

"When a foul spirit goes out of a man, it roams through deserts in search of rest and can find none.

Matthew 13:38

The field is the world. The good seed is the people of the kingdom. The weeds are the wicked.

Luke 11:21-26

When a strong man fully armed guards his own dwelling, his property is undisturbed.

Luke 16:8

And his master praised the dishonest manager, because he had acted shrewdly. For the sons of this age are shrewder in their relation to their own age than the sons of the light.

Luke 22:2-3

And the high priests and the scribes were casting about for a way to put him to death, for they were afraid of the people.

Luke 22:31

O Simon, Simon! Satan has obtained permission to sift all of you like wheat,

John 7:7

It is impossible for the world to hate you, but it does hate me for testifying that its ways are wrong.

John 8:23

He said to them, "You are from below; I am from above. You belong to this world; I do not belong to this world.

John 13:2

So at supper??he devil having by this time put the thought of betraying Jesus into the mind of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son??3 Jesus, fully aware that the Father had put everything into his hands, and that he had come from God and was going back to God,

John 13:27

After he took the bread, Satan took possession of him. Then Jesus said to him, "Be quick about your business."

John 14:30

I shall not talk much more with you, for the evil genius of the world is coming. He has nothing in common with me,

John 15:19

If you belonged to the world, the world would love what was its own. But it is because you do not belong to the world, but I have selected you from the world, that the world hates you.

John 16:11

and about judgment, as shown by the condemnation of the evil genius of this world.

Acts 5:3

And Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan taken such possession of your heart that you should lie to the holy Spirit, by appropriating part of the price of your land?

Acts 19:35

At last the recorder quieted the mob and said, "Men of Ephesus, who in the world does not know that the city of Ephesus is the guardian of the temple of the great Artemis, and of the image that fell down from the sky?

Romans 12:2

You must not adopt the customs of this world but by your new attitude of mind be transformed so that you can find out what God's will is??hat is good, pleasing, and perfect.

Romans 12:2

You must not adopt the customs of this world but by your new attitude of mind be transformed so that you can find out what God's will is??hat is good, pleasing, and perfect.

Galatians 1:4

who to save us from the present wicked world gave himself for our sins at the will of our God and Father.

Colossians 1:21

And it has brought you, who were once estranged from him, hostile in attitude and engaged in doing wrong (though now he has reconciled you

Colossians 3:6-7

It is on account of these things that God's anger is coming.

2 Timothy 4:10

for Demas has deserted me for love of the present world, and has gone to Thessalonica. Crescens has gone to Galatia, and Titus to Dalmatia.

James 1:7

Such a man must not expect to get anything from the Lord??8 an irresolute person like him, who is uncertain about everything he does.

James 4:4

You renegades! Do you not know that the friendship of the world means enmity with God? So whoever wishes to be the world's friend declares himself God's enemy.

1 Peter 4:3

You have spent time enough in the past in doing as the heathen like to do, indulging in sensuality, passion, drunkenness, carousing, dissipation, and detestable idolatry.

2 Peter 2:14

They have eyes for nobody but adulterous women??yes insatiable in sin. They lure unsteadfast souls. Their hearts are trained in greed. They are accursed!

1 John 2:15-17

Do not love the world or what is in the world. If anyone loves the world, there is no love for the Father in his heart,

1 John 3:8

Whoever commits sin is a child of the devil, for the devil has sinned from the beginning. This is why the Son of God appeared??o undo the devil's work.

1 John 3:10

This is how the children of God and those of the devil can be distinguished: No one who does not act uprightly or who does not love his brother is a child of God.

1 John 4:4

You are children of God, dear children, and you have been victorious over these men, for he who is in our hearts is greater than he who is in the world.

1 John 5:4

for every child of God is victorious over the world. Our faith is the victory that has triumphed over the world.

Revelation 12:9

So the great dragon, the ancient serpent who is called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world, was hurled down to the earth, and his angels were hurled down with him.

Revelation 13:8

All the inhabitants of the earth whose names have not from the foundation of the world been written in the slain Lamb's book of life, will worship it.

Revelation 13:14

It leads the inhabitants of the earth astray by the wonders it is allowed to do on behalf of the animal, telling the inhabitants of the earth to erect a statue to the animal that bears the mark of the sword-thrust and yet lives.

Revelation 16:17

The seventh emptied his bowl upon the air, and a loud voice came out of the temple from the throne, saying, "It is all over!"

Revelation 20:2

He seized the dragon, the ancient serpent, who is the devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years,

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