Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

But God, who is rich in mercy, because of his great love for us

New American Standard Bible

But God, being rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us,

King James Version

But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us,

Holman Bible

But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love that He had for us,

A Conservative Version

But God, being rich in mercy, through his great love that he loved us,

American Standard Version

but God, being rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us,

Amplified

But God -- "so rich is He in His mercy! Because of and in order to satisfy the great and wonderful and intense love with which He loved us,

An Understandable Version

But God, who has great love for us and abundant mercy [toward us],

Anderson New Testament

but God, being rich in mercy, on account of his great love with which he loved us,

Bible in Basic English

But God, being full of mercy, through the great love which he had for us,

Common New Testament

But God, who is rich in mercy, because of his great love with which he loved us,

Daniel Mace New Testament

then it was that God, who is rich in mercy, thro' his great love, wherewith he loved us,

Darby Translation

but God, being rich in mercy, because of his great love wherewith he loved us,

Godbey New Testament

but God, being rich in mercy, on account of his great love with which he loved us,

Goodspeed New Testament

But God is so rich in mercy that because of the great love he had for us,

John Wesley New Testament

But God who is rich in mercy,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great charity with which he loved us,

Julia Smith Translation

But God, being rich in mercy, by his much love which he loved us,

King James 2000

But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love with which he loved us,

Lexham Expanded Bible

But God, being rich in mercy, because of his great love [with] which he loved us,

Modern King James verseion

But God, who is rich in mercy, for His great love with which He loved us

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But God, which is rich in mercy through his great love wherewith he loved us,

Moffatt New Testament

But, dead in trespasses as we were, God was so rich in mercy that for his great love to us

Montgomery New Testament

But God, who is rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us,

NET Bible

But God, being rich in mercy, because of his great love with which he loved us,

New Heart English Bible

But God, being rich in mercy, for his great love with which he loved us,

Noyes New Testament

but God, who is rich in mercy, on account of his great love wherewith he loved us, gave to us,

Sawyer New Testament

but God who is rich in mercy, on account of his great love with which he loved us,??5 even when we were dead in sins he made us alive with Christ,??y grace are you saved,

The Emphasized Bible

But, God, being rich in mercy, by reason of the great love wherewith he loved us,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But God, being rich in mercy, through the great love with which he hath loved us,

Twentieth Century New Testament

Yet God, in his abundant compassion, and because of the great love with which he loved us,

Webster

But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love with which he loved us,

Weymouth New Testament

But God, being rich in mercy, because of the intense love which He bestowed on us,

Williams New Testament

But God, who is so rich in mercy on account of the great love He has for us,

World English Bible

But God, being rich in mercy, for his great love with which he loved us,

Worrell New Testament

but God, being rich in mercy, on account of His great love wherewith He loved us,

Worsley New Testament

But God being rich in mercy, through his great love wherewith He loved us,

Youngs Literal Translation

and God, being rich in kindness, because of His great love with which He loved us,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

who is
ὤν οὖσα ὄν 
On 
being, when ... was, which is, that is, not tr,
Usage: 128

πλούσιος 
Plousios 
Usage: 15

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

ἔλεος 
Eleos 
Usage: 25

for
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

his

Usage: 0

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

he loved
G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 2:4

Devotionals containing Ephesians 2:4

Images Ephesians 2:4

Prayers for Ephesians 2:4

Context Readings

Made Alive In Christ

3 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. 4 But God, who is rich in mercy, because of his great love for us 5 even when we were dead because of our offenses, made us alive together with the Messiah (by grace you have been saved),


Cross References

Exodus 33:19

God said, "I'll cause all my goodness to pass before you, and I'll proclaim the name "the LORD' before you. I'll be gracious to whom I'll be gracious, and I'll show compassion on whom I'll show compassion.

Romans 2:4

Or are you unaware of his rich kindness, forbearance, and patience, that it is God's kindness that is leading you to repent?

Ephesians 1:7

In union with him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our offenses, according to the riches of God's grace

Ephesians 2:7

so that in the coming ages he might display the limitless riches of his grace that comes to us through his kindness in the Messiah Jesus.

Exodus 34:6-7

The LORD passed in front of him and proclaimed, "The LORD, the LORD God, compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, and filled with gracious love and truth.

Deuteronomy 7:7-8

"It wasn't because you were more numerous than other people of the earth that the LORD committed himself to you and chose you. In fact, you were the least numerous of all the nations.

Deuteronomy 9:5-6

On the contrary, it is because of the wickedness of these nations that the LORD is dispossessing them before you to confirm what the LORD promised by an oath to your ancestors Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

Nehemiah 9:17

They would not listen, and did not remember the miracles you did among them. Instead, they became stubborn and appointed a leader to return them to their slavery. "But you are a God of forgiveness, gracious and compassionate, slow to anger, and rich in gracious love; therefore you did not abandon them.

Psalm 51:1

Have mercy, God, according to your gracious love, according to your unlimited compassion, erase my transgressions.

Psalm 86:5

Indeed you, Lord, are kind and forgiving, overflowing with gracious love to everyone who calls on you.

Psalm 86:15

But you, Lord, are a compassionate God, merciful and patient, with unending gracious love and faithfulness.

Psalm 103:8-11

The LORD is compassionate and gracious, patient, and abundantly rich in gracious love.

Psalm 145:8

Gracious and merciful is the LORD, slow to become angry, and overflowing with gracious love.

Isaiah 55:6-8

"Seek the LORD while he may be found, call upon him while he is near.

Jeremiah 31:3

The LORD appeared to Israel from far away and said, "I've loved you with an everlasting love, therefore I've drawn you with gracious love.

Ezekiel 16:6-8

"""When I passed by you, I saw you kicking around, covered in your own blood. That's when I told you, "Live!' while you were wallowing in your blood. I commanded you to live, even as you lay there in your own blood.

Daniel 9:9

But to the Lord our God belong mercy and forgiveness, though we've rebelled against him

Jonah 4:2

So he prayed to the LORD, "LORD, isn't this what I said while I was still in my home country? That's why I fled previously to Tarshish, because I knew you're a compassionate God, slow to anger, overflowing with gracious love, and reluctant to send trouble.

Micah 7:18-20

Is there any God like you, forgiving iniquity, passing over transgressions by the survivors who are your heritage? He is not angry forever, because he delights in gracious love.

Luke 1:78

Because of the tender mercy of our God, his light from on high has visited us,

John 3:14-17

Just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up,

Romans 5:8

But God demonstrates his love for us by the fact that the Messiah died for us while we were still sinners.

Romans 5:20-21

Now the Law crept in so that the offense would increase. But where sin increased, grace increased even more,

Romans 9:15-16

For he says to Moses, "I will be merciful to the person I want to be merciful to, and I will be kind to the person I want to be kind to."

Romans 9:23

Can't he also reveal his glorious riches to the objects of his mercy that he has prepared ahead of time for glory

Romans 10:12

There is no difference between Jew and Greek, because they all have the same Lord, who gives richly to all who call on him.

Ephesians 3:8

To me, the very least of all the saints, this grace was given so that I might proclaim to the gentiles the immeasurable wealth of the Messiah

2 Thessalonians 2:13

At all times we are obligated to thank God for you, brothers who are loved by the Lord, because God chose you to be the first fruits for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and through faith in the truth.

1 Timothy 1:14

and the grace of our Lord overflowed toward me, along with the faith and love that are in the Messiah Jesus.

2 Timothy 1:9

He saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our own accomplishments, but according to his own purpose and the grace that was given to us in the Messiah Jesus before time began.

Titus 3:4-7

In grace our Savior God appeared, to make his love for mankind clear.

1 Peter 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah! Because of his great mercy he has granted us a new birth, resulting in an immortal hope through the resurrection of Jesus, the Messiah, from the dead

1 John 4:10-19

This is love: not that we have loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the atoning sacrifice for our sins.

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