Parallel Verses

Worsley New Testament

That we may be no longer children fluctuating and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the artful insinuations of men, and their crafty methods of deceiving;

New American Standard Bible

As a result, we are no longer to be children, tossed here and there by waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, by craftiness in deceitful scheming;

King James Version

That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;

Holman Bible

Then we will no longer be little children, tossed by the waves and blown around by every wind of teaching, by human cunning with cleverness in the techniques of deceit.

International Standard Version

Then we will no longer be little children, tossed like waves and blown about by every wind of doctrine, by people's trickery, or by clever strategies that would lead us astray.

A Conservative Version

So that we may no longer be childish, tossed about and carried about by every wind of doctrine by the trickery of men in craftiness with the methodology of error.

American Standard Version

that we may be no longer children, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, in craftiness, after the wiles of error;

Amplified

So that we are no longer children [spiritually immature], tossed back and forth [like ships on a stormy sea] and carried about by every wind of [shifting] doctrine, by the cunning and trickery of [unscrupulous] men, by the deceitful scheming of people ready to do anything [for personal profit].

An Understandable Version

Then we will no longer be [spiritual] babies, tossed back and forth [by waves], and blown around by every wind of [false] teaching, [deceived] by the clever trickery of people using deceptive schemes.

Anderson New Testament

that we might no longer be children, tossed and carried about by every wind of teaching, through the artifice of men, through craftiness used by them for the deliberate planning of deceit;

Bible in Basic English

So that we may be no longer children, sent this way and that, turned about by every wind of teaching, by the twisting and tricks of men, by the deceits of error;

Common New Testament

As a result, we are no longer to be children, tossed here and there by waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by the cunning of men, by their craftiness in deceitful scheming.

Daniel Mace New Testament

that we should be no longer children, fluctuating, and carried about with every empty doctrine, by men vers'd in sleight and the crafty arts of deceit:

Darby Translation

in order that we may be no longer babes, tossed and carried about by every wind of that teaching which is in the sleight of men, in unprincipled cunning with a view to systematized error;

Godbey New Testament

in order that we may be no longer infants, tossed by the waves and carried about by every wind of teaching, in the caprice of the people, in their craftiness, pursuant to their method of delusion;

Goodspeed New Testament

We must not be babies any longer, blown about and swung around by every wind of doctrine through the trickery of men with their ingenuity in inventing error.

John Wesley New Testament

That we may be no longer children, fluctuating to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the slight of men, by cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive:

Julia Smith Translation

That we be no more babes, tossed about, and carried around by every wind of doctrine, in the playing at dice of men, in craft, with the artifice of deceit;

King James 2000

That we from now on be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, by which they lie in wait to deceive;

Lexham Expanded Bible

so that we may no longer be infants, tossed about by waves and carried about by every wind of teaching, by the trickery of people, by craftiness with reference to the scheming of deceit.

Modern King James verseion

so that we no longer may be infants, tossed to and fro and carried about by every wind of doctrine, in the dishonesty of men, in cunning craftiness, to the wiles of deceit.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

That we henceforth be no more children, wavering and carried with every wind of doctrine, by the wiliness of men and craftiness, whereby they lay a wait for us to deceive us.

Montgomery New Testament

So we shall no longer be children, tossed up and down, and blown about by every wind of teaching, tricked by the craft of men in the snares of misleading error;

NET Bible

So we are no longer to be children, tossed back and forth by waves and carried about by every wind of teaching by the trickery of people who craftily carry out their deceitful schemes.

New Heart English Bible

that we may no longer be children, tossed back and forth and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, in craftiness, after the wiles of error;

Noyes New Testament

that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro and borne about by every wind of teaching, through the dishonest tricks of men, and their cunning in the wily arts of error;

Sawyer New Testament

that we may be no longer children, driven about like waves and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the art of men, and the craftiness of deceitful wiles,

The Emphasized Bible

That we may, no longer, be infants - billow-tossed and shifted round with every wind of teaching, - in the craft of men, in knavery suited to the artifice of error;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

that we should be no longer infants, floating on the waves, and carried about with every wind of novel doctrine, by the juggling of men, by their craftiness after the delusive wiles of error;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Then we shall no longer be like infants, tossed backward and forward, blown about by every breath of human teaching, through the trickery and the craftiness of men, towards the snares of error;

Webster

That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, by which they lie in wait to deceive:

Weymouth New Testament

So we shall no longer be babes nor shall we resemble mariners tossed on the waves and carried about with every changing wind of doctrine according to men's cleverness and unscrupulous cunning, making use of every shifting device to mislead.

Williams New Testament

so that we may not be babies any longer, or like sailors tossed about and driven around by every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men through their cunning in inventing new methods of error.

World English Bible

that we may no longer be children, tossed back and forth and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, in craftiness, after the wiles of error;

Worrell New Testament

that we may no longer be babes, billow-tossed, and carried about with every wind of teaching, in the sleight of men, in the craftiness suited to the artifice of error;

Youngs Literal Translation

that we may no more be babes, tossed and borne about by every wind of the teaching, in the sleight of men, in craftiness, unto the artifice of leading astray,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

we
ὦ 
be, may be, should be, is, might be, were, not tr,
Usage: 41

ὦ 
be, may be, should be, is, might be, were, not tr,
Usage: 41

no more
μηκέτι 
meketi 
no more, no longer, henceforth not, no, no ... henceforward, hereafter,
Usage: 16

νήπιος 
Nepios 
Usage: 11

tossed to and fro
κλυδωνίζομαι 
Kludonizomai 
toss to and fro
Usage: 1

and

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

περιφέρω 
Periphero 
Usage: 5

with every
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ἄνεμος 
Anemos 
Usage: 25

διδασκαλία 
Didaskalia 
Usage: 19

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

the sleight
κυβεία 
Kubeia 
Usage: 1

of men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

πανουργία 
Panourgia 
Usage: 5

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

lie in wait
μεθοδεία 
methodeia 
lie in wait, wile
Usage: 2

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Ephesians 4:14

Context Readings

Gifted Leaders Bring The Church To Maturity

13 till we all arrive in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, at perfect maturity, even to the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ. 14 That we may be no longer children fluctuating and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the artful insinuations of men, and their crafty methods of deceiving; 15 but holding the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him, who is the head, even Christ:


Cross References

James 1:6

But let him ask in faith, nothing doubting; for he that doubteth is like a wave of the sea blown about and tossed by the wind.

1 Corinthians 14:20

My brethren, be not children in sense: but in malice be infants, and in your judgements shew yourselves to be men.

Hebrews 13:9

be not then carried about by various and strange doctrines; for it is good that the heart be established by grace, and not in meats, in which those that have been most exact, have not profited by them.

Matthew 11:7

And as they departed, Jesus took occasion to say to the people concerning John, What went ye out into the desert to see? a reed shaken by the wind?

Matthew 24:11

and because iniquity shall abound,

Matthew 24:24

for there shall rise up false Christs, and false prophets, who shall shew great signs and prodigies, so as to deceive, if possible, even the elect.

Romans 16:17-18

Now I exhort you, brethren, to mark those who cause divisions and offences, contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned:

2 Corinthians 2:17

For we are not like many who adulterate the word of God: but as with sincerity, but as from God, and in the sight of God, we speak concerning Christ.

2 Corinthians 4:2

but have rejected shameful disguises, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by the manifestation of the truth, recommending ourselves to every man's conscience, in the sight of God.

Ephesians 6:11

Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the Devil.

Colossians 2:4-8

And this I say, least any one should deceive you with fine speeches.

1 John 4:1

Beloved, believe not every Spirit, but try the spirits, whether they be of God: for many false prophets are gone out into the world.

1 John 4:1

Beloved, believe not every Spirit, but try the spirits, whether they be of God: for many false prophets are gone out into the world.

1 John 4:1

Beloved, believe not every Spirit, but try the spirits, whether they be of God: for many false prophets are gone out into the world.

1 John 4:1

Beloved, believe not every Spirit, but try the spirits, whether they be of God: for many false prophets are gone out into the world.

1 John 4:1

Beloved, believe not every Spirit, but try the spirits, whether they be of God: for many false prophets are gone out into the world.

Matthew 18:3-4

and said, Verily I declare unto you, unless ye be converted, and become like little children, ye shall never enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Acts 20:30-31

And from among yourselves shall men arise, speaking perverse things to draw away disciples after them.

Acts 23:21

But do not thou comply with them: for there lie in wait for him more than forty men of them, who have bound themselves with a curse neither to eat nor drink till they have killed him: and they are now ready, waiting for an order from thee.

1 Corinthians 3:1-2

And I, my brethren, could not speak to you, as to spiritual persons, but as to carnal ones, even as to babes in Christ.

1 Corinthians 12:2

Ye know that ye were Gentiles, drawn aside after dumb idols, just as ye were led: wherefore,

2 Corinthians 11:3-4

But I fear least as the serpent seduced Eve by his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the purity that is in Christ.

2 Corinthians 11:13-15

For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transformed into apostles of Christ.

Galatians 1:6-7

I wonder that ye are so soon removed from him who called you by the grace of Christ to another gospel: which is not another;

Galatians 3:1

O senseless Galatians, who hath so bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth? you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth as crucified.

2 Thessalonians 2:2-5

we beseech you, brethren, that ye be not soon moved from your steadiness of mind, or troubled, neither by Spirit, nor by word, nor by letter, as from us, that the day of Christ is at hand.

2 Thessalonians 2:9-10

who comes, through the efficacy of Satan, with all kind of lying power, and signs,

1 Timothy 3:6

not one newly converted, least being puffed up he fall into the condemnation of the devil.

1 Timothy 4:6-7

If thou lay these things before the brethren, thou wilt be a good minister of Jesus Christ, as one brought up in the words of faith and of good doctrine, to which thou hast attained.

2 Timothy 1:15

Thou knowest that all those of Asia are turned from me, of whom is Phygellus and Hermogenes.

2 Timothy 2:17-18

and their discourse will eat like a gangrene. Of whom is Hymeneus and Philetus; who have erred from the truth,

2 Timothy 3:6-9

For of these are they who insinuate themselves into families, and captivate weak women, that are laden with sins,

2 Timothy 3:13

But wicked men and impostors will grow worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived.

2 Timothy 4:3

For the time will come, when they will not bear sound doctrine; but having itching ears, will heap up to themselves teachers after their own hearts:

Hebrews 5:12-14

For whereas ye ought for the time to be teachers of others, ye have need again of some one to teach you the first rudiments of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk and not of solid food.

James 3:4

Behold also the ships which are of so great bulk, and even when they are driven by hard winds, yet are turned about by a very small helm which way soever the pilot pleaseth.

2 Peter 2:1-3

But there were indeed false prophets among the people of old, as there will be also among you false teachers, who will privately introduce pernicious heresies, denying even the Lord that bought them, and bringing upon themselves swift destruction,

2 Peter 2:18

For when they speak swelling words of vanity, they ensnare in the lusts of the flesh, through their lasciviousness, those who had indeed withdrawn from such as deal in error;

1 John 2:19

They went out from us, but they were not of us: for if they had been indeed of us, they would have continued with us; but this was done that they might be made manifest, because all, that are with us, are not indeed of us.

1 John 2:26

These things have I written unto you concerning those who would seduce you.

Jude 1:12

These are spots in your love-feasts, feeding themselves without fear, when they are feasting with you: clouds without water, carried about by the winds; trees withered and without fruit, twice dead and rooted up; raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame;

Revelation 13:11-14

And I saw another beast ascending out of the earth, and he had two horns like a lamb; but he spake like a dragon.

Revelation 19:20

And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet, who had wrought signs before him, by which he deceived those who had received the mark of the beast, and those who worshipped his image. These both were cast alive into the lake of fire burning with brimstone.

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