Parallel Verses

Amplified

Even when we were dead (slain) by [our own] shortcomings and trespasses, He made us alive together in fellowship and in union with Christ; [He gave us the very life of Christ Himself, the same new life with which He quickened Him, for] it is by grace (His favor and mercy which you did not deserve) that you are saved ( delivered from judgment and made partakers of Christ's salvation).

New American Standard Bible

even when we were dead in our transgressions, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved),

King James Version

Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;)

Holman Bible

made us alive with the Messiah even though we were dead in trespasses. You are saved by grace!

International Standard Version

even when we were dead because of our offenses, made us alive together with the Messiah (by grace you have been saved),

A Conservative Version

even us being dead in the transgressions, he made alive together with the Christ (ye are saved by grace),

American Standard Version

even when we were dead through our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace have ye been saved),

An Understandable Version

restored [spiritual] life to us with Christ, even though we were [spiritually] dead because of our sins --- it is by God's unearned favor that you have been saved.

Anderson New Testament

made alive with Christ even us, being dead to our offenses, (by grace you are saved,)

Bible in Basic English

Even when we were dead through our sins, gave us life together with Christ (by grace you have salvation),

Common New Testament

even when we were dead in our transgressions, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved),

Daniel Mace New Testament

did raise us all, who were in that deadly state of sin, to life by Christ, for by grace ye are saved:

Darby Translation

(we too being dead in offences,) has quickened us with the Christ, (ye are saved by grace,)

Godbey New Testament

created life in us in Christ, who were dead in trespasses, by grace you have been saved,

Goodspeed New Testament

he made us, dead as we were through our offenses, live again with the Christ. It is by his mercy that you have been saved.

John Wesley New Testament

through his great love wherewith he loved us, Hath quickened us together with Christ, even when we were dead in trespasses, (by grace ye are saved) And hath raised us up together,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

even as we were dead in sins, he has made us alive together with the Christ (by whose grace ye are saved)

Julia Smith Translation

And we being dead in faults, he made alive together with Christ, (by grace are ye saved;)

King James 2000

Even when we were dead in sins, has made us alive together with Christ, (by grace you are saved;)

Lexham Expanded Bible

and we being dead in trespasses, he made [us] alive together with Christ (by grace you are saved),

Modern King James verseion

(even when we were dead in sins) has made us alive together with Christ (by grace you are saved),

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

even when we were dead by sin, hath quickened us together in Christ - for by grace are ye saved -

Moffatt New Testament

he made us live together with Christ (it is by grace you have been saved);

Montgomery New Testament

even while we were dead in our trespasses, made us live together with Christ (it is by grace you have been saved).

NET Bible

even though we were dead in transgressions, made us alive together with Christ -- by grace you are saved! --

New Heart English Bible

even when we were dead through our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved),

Noyes New Testament

even when dead through our trespasses, life with Christ,by grace have ye been saved,

The Emphasized Bible

Although we were dead by our offences, gave us life together with the Christ, - by favour, ye have been saved, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

though we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved,)

Twentieth Century New Testament

Even though we were 'dead' because of our offenses, gave Life to us in giving Life to the Christ. (By God's loving-kindness you have been saved.)

Webster

Even when we were dead in sins, hath made us alive together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;)

Weymouth New Testament

caused us, dead though we were through our offences, to live with Christ--it is by grace that you have been saved--

Williams New Testament

has made us, though dead because of our shortcomings, live again in fellowship with Christ -- it is by His unmerited favor that you have been saved.

World English Bible

even when we were dead through our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved),

Worrell New Testament

even when we were dead in our offenses, made us alive with Christ (by grace ye have been saved),

Worsley New Testament

hath made us alive in Christ, even when we were dead in trespasses, (for by grace ye are saved) and hath raised us up together,

Youngs Literal Translation

even being dead in the trespasses, did make us to live together with the Christ, (by grace ye are having been saved,)

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

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

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

we
ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
us, we, our, us-ward 9, not tr
Usage: 170

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

νεκρός 
Nekros 
Usage: 105

in sins
παράπτωμα 
Paraptoma 
Usage: 17

συζωοποιέω 
Suzoopoieo 
Usage: 2

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

by grace
χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151

ye are
ἐστέ 
Este 
are, be, is, belong to, have been, not tr
Usage: 53

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 2:5

Devotionals containing Ephesians 2:5

Images Ephesians 2:5

Context Readings

Made Alive In Christ

4 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, 5 Even when we were dead (slain) by [our own] shortcomings and trespasses, He made us alive together in fellowship and in union with Christ; [He gave us the very life of Christ Himself, the same new life with which He quickened Him, for] it is by grace (His favor and mercy which you did not deserve) that you are saved ( delivered from judgment and made partakers of Christ's salvation). 6 And He raised us up together with Him and made us sit down together [giving us joint seating with Him] in the heavenly sphere [by virtue of our being] in Christ Jesus (the Messiah, the Anointed One).


Cross References

Ephesians 2:1

And you [He made alive], when you were dead (slain) by [your] trespasses and sins

Acts 15:11

But we believe that we are saved through the grace (the undeserved favor and mercy) of the Lord Jesus, just as they [are].

Ephesians 2:8

For it is by free grace (God's unmerited favor) that you are saved ( delivered from judgment and made partakers of Christ's salvation) through [your] faith. And this [salvation] is not of yourselves [of your own doing, it came not through your own striving], but it is the gift of God;

Romans 5:6

While we were yet in weakness [powerless to help ourselves], at the fitting time Christ died for (in behalf of) the ungodly.

Romans 5:8

But God shows and clearly proves His [own] love for us by the fact that while we were still sinners, Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One) died for us.

Romans 5:10

For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son, it is much more [certain], now that we are reconciled, that we shall be saved (daily delivered from sin's dominion) through His [ resurrection] life.

John 5:21

Just as the Father raises up the dead and gives them life [makes them live on], even so the Son also gives life to whomever He wills and is pleased to give it.

John 6:63

It is the Spirit Who gives life [He is the Life-giver]; the flesh conveys no benefit whatever [there is no profit in it]. The words (truths) that I have been speaking to you are spirit and life.

Romans 3:24

[All] are justified and made upright and in right standing with God, freely and gratuitously by His grace (His unmerited favor and mercy), through the redemption which is [provided] in Christ Jesus,

Romans 4:16

Therefore, [inheriting] the promise is the outcome of faith and depends [entirely] on faith, in order that it might be given as an act of grace (unmerited favor), to make it stable and valid and guaranteed to all his descendants -- "not only to the devotees and adherents of the Law, but also to those who share the faith of Abraham, who is [thus] the father of us all.

Romans 8:2

For the law of the Spirit of life [which is] in Christ Jesus [the law of our new being] has freed me from the law of sin and of death.

Romans 11:5-6

So too at the present time there is a remnant (a small believing minority), selected (chosen) by grace (by God's unmerited favor and graciousness).

Romans 16:20

And the God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah) be with you.

2 Corinthians 13:14

The grace (favor and spiritual blessing) of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the presence and fellowship (the communion and sharing together, and participation) in the Holy Spirit be with you all. Amen (so be it).

Ephesians 5:14

Therefore He says, Awake, O sleeper, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall shine (make day dawn) upon you and give you light.

Titus 2:11

For the grace of God (His unmerited favor and blessing) has come forward (appeared) for the deliverance from sin and the eternal salvation for all mankind.

Titus 3:5

He saved us, not because of any works of righteousness that we had done, but because of His own pity and mercy, by [the] cleansing [bath] of the new birth (regeneration) and renewing of the Holy Spirit,

Revelation 22:21

The grace (blessing and favor) of the Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah) be with all the saints (God's holy people, those set apart for God, to be, as it were, exclusively His). Amen (so let it be)!

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