Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

in whom the whole building, being fitted together, is growing into a holy temple in the Lord,

King James Version

In whom all the building fitly framed together groweth unto an holy temple in the Lord:

Holman Bible

The whole building is being fitted together in Him and is growing into a holy sanctuary in the Lord,

International Standard Version

In union with him the whole building is joined together and rises into a holy sanctuary for the Lord.

A Conservative Version

in whom the whole building joined together grows into a holy temple in Lord,

American Standard Version

in whom each several building, fitly framed together, groweth into a holy temple in the Lord;

Amplified

In Him the whole structure is joined (bound, welded) together harmoniously, and it continues to rise (grow, increase) into a holy temple in the Lord [a sanctuary dedicated, consecrated, and sacred to the presence of the Lord].

An Understandable Version

In [harmony with] Him the entire building [i.e., the church] is properly assembled, rising into a dedicated temple for the Lord. [See I Cor. 3:16-17].

Anderson New Testament

in whom the whole building, compactly fitted together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord;

Bible in Basic English

In whom all the building, rightly joined together, comes to be a holy house of God in the Lord;

Common New Testament

in whom the whole building is joined together and rises to become a holy temple in the Lord;

Daniel Mace New Testament

on which the whole structure rises with symmetry into a temple, consecrated by the Lord:

Darby Translation

in whom all the building fitted together increases to a holy temple in the Lord;

Godbey New Testament

in whom the entire edifice, being assimilated, increases into a holy temple in the Lord;

Goodspeed New Testament

Through him every part of the building is closely united and grows into a temple sacred through its relation to the Lord,

John Wesley New Testament

groweth into an holy temple in the Lord:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

in whom all the building fitly framed together grows unto a holy temple in the Lord,

Julia Smith Translation

In whom all the building fitted together increases into a holy temple in the Lord:

King James 2000

In whom all the building fitly framed together grows unto a holy temple in the Lord:

Lexham Expanded Bible

in whom the whole building, joined together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord,

Modern King James verseion

in whom every building having been fitly framed together, grows into a holy sanctuary in the Lord;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

in whom every building coupled together, groweth unto a holy temple in the Lord,

Moffatt New Testament

in him the whole structure is welded together and rises into a sacred temple in the Lord,

Montgomery New Testament

In him the whole building, fitly framed together, rises into a holy temple in the Lord;

NET Bible

In him the whole building, being joined together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord,

New Heart English Bible

in whom the whole building, fitted together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord;

New simplified Bible

In him each building fits together and grows into a holy Temple for Jehovah. (Zechariah 6:12)

Noyes New Testament

in whom all the building, fitly framed together, is growing into a holy temple in the Lord;

Sawyer New Testament

by which all the building being fitted together grows into a holy temple in the Lord,

The Emphasized Bible

In whom, an entire building, in process of being fitly joined together, is growing into a holy shrine in the Lord;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

in whom the whole building exactly cemented together groweth into a holy temple in the Lord:

Twentieth Century New Testament

United in him, every part of the building, closely joined together, will grow into a Temple, consecrated by its union with the Lord.

Webster

In whom all the building fitly framed together, groweth to a holy temple in the Lord:

Weymouth New Testament

in union with whom the whole fabric, fitted and closely joined together, is growing so as to form a holy sanctuary in the Lord;

Williams New Testament

In union with Him the whole building is harmoniously fitted together and continues to grow into a temple, sacred through its union with the Lord,

World English Bible

in whom the whole building, fitted together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord;

Worrell New Testament

in Whom all the building, fitly framed together, is growing up into a holy temple in the Lord;

Worsley New Testament

in whom the whole building fitly joined together increaseth to an holy temple in the Lord:

Youngs Literal Translation

in whom all the building fitly framed together doth increase to an holy sanctuary in the Lord,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
In
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
all , all things , every , all men , whosoever , everyone , whole , all manner of , every man , no Trans , every thing , any , whatsoever , whosoever 9 , always , daily , any thing , no , not tr ,
Usage: 704

the building
οἰκοδομή 
Oikodome 
Usage: 17

συναρμολογέω 
sunarmologeo 
Usage: 2

αὐξάνω 
Auxano 
grow , increase , give the increase , grow up
Usage: 17

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

an holy
G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

ναός 
Naos 
Usage: 39

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 2:21

Images Ephesians 2:21

Context Readings

A Temple For The Lord

20 having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the corner stone, 21 in whom the whole building, being fitted together, is growing into a holy temple in the Lord, 22 in whom you also are being built together into a dwelling of God in the Spirit.



Cross References

1 Corinthians 3:16-17

Do you not know that you are a temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?

Exodus 26:1-37

"Moreover you shall make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twisted linen and blue and purple and scarlet material; you shall make them with cherubim, the work of a skillful workman.

1 Kings 6:7

The house, while it was being built, was built of stone prepared at the quarry, and there was neither hammer nor axe nor any iron tool heard in the house while it was being built.

Psalm 93:5

Your testimonies are fully confirmed; Holiness befits Your house, O LORD, forevermore.

Ezekiel 40:1-42

In the twenty-fifth year of our exile, at the beginning of the year, on the tenth of the month, in the fourteenth year after the city was taken, on that same day the hand of the LORD was upon me and He brought me there.

Ezekiel 42:12

Corresponding to the openings of the chambers which were toward the south was an opening at the head of the way, the way in front of the wall toward the east, as one enters them.

1 Corinthians 3:9

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

2 Corinthians 6:16

Or what agreement has the temple of God with idols? For we are the temple of the living God; just as God said, "I WILL DWELL IN THEM AND WALK AMONG THEM; AND I WILL BE THEIR GOD, AND THEY SHALL BE MY PEOPLE.

Ephesians 4:13-16

until we all attain to the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a mature man, to the measure of the stature which belongs to the fullness of Christ.

Hebrews 3:3-4

For He has been counted worthy of more glory than Moses, by just so much as the builder of the house has more honor than the house.



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