Parallel Verses

Amplified

in whom the whole structure is joined together, and it continues [to increase] growing into a holy temple in the Lord [a sanctuary dedicated, set apart, and sacred to the presence of the Lord].

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, being put together by Him, grows 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;

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:

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;

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,

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 
Usage: 704

the building
οἰκοδομή 
Oikodome 
Usage: 17

συναρμολογέω 
sunarmologeo 
Usage: 2

αὐξάνω 
Auxano 
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

Prayers for Ephesians 2:21

Context Readings

A Temple For The Lord

20 having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus Himself as the [chief] Cornerstone, 21 in whom the whole structure is joined together, and it continues [to increase] growing into a holy temple in the Lord [a sanctuary dedicated, set apart, and sacred to the presence of the Lord]. 22 In Him [and in fellowship with one another] you also are being built together into a dwelling place of God in the Spirit.



Cross References

1 Corinthians 3:16-17

Do you not know and understand that you [the church] are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells [permanently] in you [collectively and individually]?

Exodus 26:1-37

“Moreover, you shall make the tabernacle (sacred tent of worship) with ten [interior] curtains of fine twisted linen, and blue, purple, and scarlet fabric; you shall make them with [embroidered] cherubim, the handwork of a skillful craftsman.

1 Kings 6:7

While it was being built, the house was built of stone prepared and finished (precut) at the quarry, and no hammer, axe, or iron tool of any kind was heard in the house while it was under construction.

Psalm 93:5


Your precepts are fully confirmed and completely reliable;
Holiness adorns Your house,
O Lord, forever.

Ezekiel 40:1-42

In the twenty-fifth year of our exile [in Babylon], in the beginning of the year, on the tenth [day] of the month, in the fourteenth year after the city [of Jerusalem] was taken, on that [very] same day the hand of the Lord was upon me and He brought me there.

Ezekiel 42:12

And like the entrances of the chambers that were toward the south there was an entrance at the head of the walkway, the walkway in front of the dividing wall toward the east, as one enters them.

1 Corinthians 3:9

For we are God’s fellow workers [His servants working together]; you are God’s cultivated field [His garden, His vineyard], God’s building.

2 Corinthians 6:16

What agreement is there between the temple of God and idols? For we are the temple of the living God; just as God said:I will dwell among them and walk among them;
And I will be their God, and they shall be My people.

Ephesians 4:13-16

until we all reach oneness in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God, [growing spiritually] to become a mature believer, reaching to the measure of the fullness of Christ [manifesting His spiritual completeness and exercising our spiritual gifts in unity].

Hebrews 3:3-4

Yet Jesus has been considered worthy of much greater glory and honor than Moses, just as the builder of a house has more honor than the house.

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