Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

among whom we also all once had our conversation in the lusts of our flesh, doing what the flesh and the thoughts willed to do, and were children, by nature, of wrath, even as the rest:

New American Standard Bible

Among them we too all formerly lived in the lusts of our flesh, indulging the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest.

King James Version

Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.

Holman Bible

We too all previously lived among them in our fleshly desires, carrying out the inclinations of our flesh and thoughts, and we were by nature children under wrath as the others were also.

International Standard Version

Indeed, all of us once behaved like them in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of our flesh and senses. By nature we were destined for wrath, just like everyone else.

A Conservative Version

Among whom we also all once behaved in the lusts of our flesh, doing the intentions of the flesh and of the thoughts, and were by nature children of wrath as also the others.

American Standard Version

among whom we also all once lived in the lust of our flesh, doing the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest:--

Amplified

Among these we as well as you once lived and conducted ourselves in the passions of our flesh [our behavior governed by our corrupt and sensual nature], obeying the impulses of the flesh and the thoughts of the mind [our cravings dictated by our senses and our dark imaginings]. We were then by nature children of [God's] wrath and heirs of [His] indignation, like the rest of mankind.

An Understandable Version

All of us [Jews] also once lived among such people, fulfilling the improper cravings of our physical being and doing what our bodies and minds desired. In this natural [unconverted] state we were deserving of [God's] wrath, just like the rest [of mankind].

Anderson New Testament

among whom also we all formerly lived in the desires of our flesh, doing the will of the flesh and of the feelings, and were by nature children of wrath, even as others:

Bible in Basic English

Among whom we all at one time were living in the pleasures of our flesh, giving way to the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and the punishment of God was waiting for us even as for the rest.

Common New Testament

Among them we all once lived in the lusts of our flesh, following the desires of flesh and mind, and so we were by nature children of wrath, like the rest of mankind.

Daniel Mace New Testament

of which number we all have formerly been, leading our dissolute lives in gratifying the desires of our sensual imaginations: and were indeed obnoxious to the divine displeasure, as other. Gentiles were:

Godbey New Testament

among whom we all indeed at one time lived in the lusts of our flesh, doing the will of the flesh and of the thoughts, and we were by nature the children of wrath, like the rest also:

Goodspeed New Testament

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.

John Wesley New Testament

in the desires of the flesh, doing the will of the flesh and the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the others.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind and were by nature the children of wrath, even as all the others.

Julia Smith Translation

Among whom also we then all occupied ourselves in the eager desire? of our flesh, doing the wills of the flesh and the thoughts; and were by nature children of wrath, as also the rest.

King James 2000

Among whom also we all had our behavior in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.

Lexham Expanded Bible

among whom also we all formerly lived in the desires of our flesh, doing the will of the flesh and of the mind, and we were children of wrath by nature, as also the rest of [them] were.

Modern King James verseion

among whom we also had our way of life in times past, in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the thoughts, and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

among which we also had our conversation in time past, in the lusts of our flesh, and fulfilled the will of the flesh, and of the mind: and were naturally the children of wrath, even as well as others.

Moffatt New Testament

among whom all of us lived, we as well as you, when we obeyed the passions of our flesh, carrying out the dictates of the flesh and its impulses, when we were objects of God's anger by nature, like the rest of men.

Montgomery New Testament

And among them we all once passed our lives, indulging the passions of our flesh, carrying out the dictates of our senses and temperament, and were by nature the children of wrath like all the rest.

NET Bible

among whom all of us also formerly lived out our lives in the cravings of our flesh, indulging the desires of the flesh and the mind, and were by nature children of wrath even as the rest

New Heart English Bible

among whom we also all once lived in the lust of our flesh, doing the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest.

Noyes New Testament

among whom even we all had our way of life in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the thoughts, and were by nature children of wrath, even as others;

Sawyer New Testament

among whom also we all formerly lived in the desires of our flesh, performing the wishes of the flesh and the mind, and were by nature children of wrath even as others;

The Emphasized Bible

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, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

among whom also we all have had our conversation in time past, in the lusts of the flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, as well as the rest.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And it was among them that we all once lived our lives, indulging the cravings of our earthly nature, and carrying out the desires prompted by that earthly nature and by our own thoughts. Our very nature exposed us to the Divine Wrath, like the rest of mankind.

Webster

Among whom also we all had our manner of life in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.

Weymouth New Testament

Among them all of us also formerly passed our lives, governed by the inclinations of our lower natures, indulging the cravings of those natures and of our own thoughts, and were in our original state deserving of anger like all others.

Williams New Testament

once lived while gratifying the cravings of our lower nature, as we continued to carry out the impulses of our lower nature and its thoughts, and by nature we were exposed to God's wrath, as the rest of mankind.

World English Bible

among whom we also all once lived in the lust of our flesh, doing the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest.

Worrell New Testament

among whom we also all once lived in the desires of our flesh, doing the will of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest;

Worsley New Testament

among whom also we were all conversant heretofore in our carnal desires, indulging the appetites of the flesh and of our imaginations; and were by nature children of wrath, even as others.

Youngs Literal Translation

among whom also we all did walk once in the desires of our flesh, doing the wishes of the flesh and of the thoughts, and were by nature children of wrath -- as also the others,

Interlinear

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

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980


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

we
ἡμεῖς 
hemeis 
we, us, we ourselves
Usage: 120

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ἀναστρέφω 
Anastrepho 
Usage: 11

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

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

the lusts
ἐπιθυμία 
Epithumia 
Usage: 35

of our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

the desires
θέλημα 
thelema 
will, desire, pleasure
Usage: 45

of the flesh
σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

and



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

of the mind
διάνοια 
Dianoia 
Usage: 11

εἰμί 
Eimi 
I am , am, it is I , be, I was , have been, not tr
Usage: 72

by nature
φύσις 
Phusis 
Usage: 14

the children
τέκνον 
Teknon 
Usage: 69

of wrath
ὀργή 
Orge 
Usage: 35


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

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

Images Ephesians 2:3

Context Readings

Made Alive In Christ

2 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: 3 among whom we also all once had our conversation in the lusts of our flesh, doing what the flesh and the thoughts willed to do, and were children, by nature, of wrath, even as the rest: 4 but God, being rich in mercy, because of his great love wherewith he loved us,


Cross References

Galatians 2:15-16

We, Jews by nature, and not sinners of the nations,

Psalm 51:5

Behold, in iniquity was I brought forth, and in sin did my mother conceive me.

Ephesians 2:2

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:

Genesis 5:3

And Adam lived a hundred and thirty years, and begot a son in his likeness, after his image, and called his name Seth.

Genesis 6:5

And Jehovah saw that the wickedness of Man was great on the earth, and every imagination of the thoughts of his heart only evil continually.

Genesis 8:21

And Jehovah smelled the sweet odour. And Jehovah said in his heart, I will no more henceforth curse the ground on account of Man, for the thought of Man's heart is evil from his youth; and I will no more smite every living thing, as I have done.

Job 14:4

Who can bring a clean man out of the unclean? Not one!

Job 15:14-16

What is man, that he should be pure? and he that is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

Job 25:4

And how should man be just with God? Or how should he be clean that is born of a woman?

Isaiah 53:6

All we like sheep have gone astray, we have turned every one to his own way; and Jehovah hath laid upon him the iniquity of us all.

Isaiah 64:6-7

And we are all become as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all fade as a leaf, and our iniquities, like the wind, have carried us away;

Daniel 9:5-9

we have sinned, and have committed iniquity, and have done wickedly, and have rebelled, even turning aside from thy commandments and from thine ordinances.

Mark 4:19

and the cares of life, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts of other things, entering in, choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.

Mark 7:21-22

For from within, out of the heart of men, go forth evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

John 1:13

who have been born, not of blood, nor of flesh's will, nor of man's will, but of God.

John 3:1-6

But there was a man from among the Pharisees, his name Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews;

John 8:44

Ye are of the devil, as your father, and ye desire to do the lusts of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has not stood in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks falsehood, he speaks of what is his own; for he is a liar and its father:

Acts 14:16

who in the past generations suffered all the nations to go in their own ways,

Acts 17:30-31

God therefore, having overlooked the times of ignorance, now enjoins men that they shall all everywhere repent,

Romans 1:24

Wherefore God gave them up also in the lusts of their hearts to uncleanness, to dishonour their bodies between themselves:

Romans 3:9-19

What then? are we better? No, in no wise: for we have before charged both Jews and Greeks with being all under sin:

Romans 3:22-23

righteousness of God by faith of Jesus Christ towards all,and upon all those who believe: for there is no difference;

Romans 5:12-19

For this cause, even as by one man sin entered into the world, and by sin death; and thus death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned:

Romans 6:12

Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body to obey its lusts.

Romans 7:18

For I know that in me, that is, in my flesh, good does not dwell: for to will is there with me, but to do right I find not.

Romans 8:7-8

Because the mind of the flesh is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God; for neither indeed can it be:

Romans 9:22

And if God, minded to shew his wrath and to make his power known, endured with much long-suffering vessels of wrath fitted for destruction;

Romans 11:30

For as indeed ye also once have not believed in God, but now have been objects of mercy through the unbelief of these;

Romans 13:14

But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not take forethought for the flesh to fulfil its lusts.

1 Corinthians 4:7

For who makes thee to differ? and what hast thou which thou hast not received? but if also thou hast received, why boastest thou as not receiving?

1 Corinthians 6:9-11

Do ye not know that unrighteous persons shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not err: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor those who make women of themselves, nor who abuse themselves with men,

2 Corinthians 7:1

Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us purify ourselves from every pollution of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in God's fear.

Galatians 3:22

but the scripture has shut up all things under sin, that the promise, on the principle of faith of Jesus Christ, should be given to those that believe.

Galatians 5:16-24

But I say, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall no way fulfil flesh's lust.

Ephesians 4:17-19

This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye should no longer walk as the rest of the nations walk in the vanity of their mind,

Ephesians 4:22

namely your having put off according to the former conversation the old man which corrupts itself according to the deceitful lusts;

1 Timothy 6:9

But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and many unwise and hurtful lusts, which plunge men into destruction and ruin.

Titus 3:3

For we were once ourselves also without intelligence, disobedient, wandering in error, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.

James 4:1-3

Whence come wars and whence fightings among you? Is it not thence, from your pleasures, which war in your members?

1 Peter 1:14

as children of obedience, not conformed to your former lusts in your ignorance;

1 Peter 2:10-11

who once were not a people, but now God's people; who were not enjoying mercy, but now have found mercy.

1 Peter 4:2-3

no longer to live the rest of his time in the flesh to men's lusts, but to God's will.

2 Peter 2:14

having eyes full of adultery, and that cease not from sin, alluring unestablished souls; having a heart practised in covetousness, children of curse;

2 Peter 2:18

For while speaking great highflown words of vanity, they allure with the lusts of the flesh, by dissoluteness, those who have just fled those who walk in error,

1 John 1:8-10

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

1 John 2:8

Again, I write a new commandment to you, which thing is true in him and in you, because the darkness is passing and the true light already shines.

1 John 2:16

because all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.

Jude 1:16-18

These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their lusts; and their mouth speaks swelling words, admiring persons for the sake of profit.

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