Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

From whom the whole body fitly joined together and well tied together among itself by the nourishment that every connecting bond supplies, by the operation of each member according to measure they have received, making increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in charity.

New American Standard Bible

from whom the whole body, being fitted and held together by what every joint supplies, according to the proper working of each individual part, causes the growth of the body for the building up of itself in love.

King James Version

From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.

Holman Bible

From Him the whole body, fitted and knit together by every supporting ligament, promotes the growth of the body for building up itself in love by the proper working of each individual part.

International Standard Version

in whom the whole body is united and held together by every ligament with which it is supplied. As each individual part does its job, the body builds itself up in love.

A Conservative Version

from whom the whole body, joined together and united together through every connection of the supply, according to the working of each one part within a standard, makes the growth of the body for the construction of itself by love.

American Standard Version

from whom all the body fitly framed and knit together through that which every joint supplieth, according to the working in due measure of each several part, maketh the increase of the body unto the building up of itself in love.

Amplified

For because of Him the whole body (the church, in all its various parts), closely joined and firmly knit together by the joints and ligaments with which it is supplied, when each part [with power adapted to its need] is working properly [in all its functions], grows to full maturity, building itself up in love.

An Understandable Version

From Him all [members of] the body are properly joined together by every supporting ligament, as each part contributes to the growth of the body and builds itself up through [mutual] love.

Anderson New Testament

from whom the whole body, compactly fitted together, and united by every helping joint, according to the energy in the measure of each part, makes increase of the body, for the building up of itself in love.

Bible in Basic English

Through whom all the body, being rightly formed and united together, by the full working of every part, is increased to the building up of itself in love.

Common New Testament

from whom the whole body, being joined and held together by what every joint supplies, according to the proper working of each part, causes the growth of the body and builds itself up in love.

Daniel Mace New Testament

from which the whole body fitly framed, and compacted by the entire adherence and contribution of every part performing its respective function, increases and improves itself by the mutual concern of the parts.

Darby Translation

from whom the whole body, fitted together, and connected by every joint of supply, according to the working in its measure of each one part, works for itself the increase of the body to its self-building up in love.

Godbey New Testament

from whom the whole body, being assimilated and knitted together through every joint of the supply, according to the working in each several part, makes increase of the body in the edification of itself in divine love.

Goodspeed New Testament

For it is under his control that the whole system, adjusted and united by each ligament of its equipment, develops in proportion to the functioning of each particular part, and so builds itself up through love.

John Wesley New Testament

From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted, by that which every joint supplieth according to the effectual working in the measure of every member, maketh increase of the body, to the edifying of itself in love.

Julia Smith Translation

From whom all the body fitted together and joined together by every touch of the expenditure, according to the energy in measure of one of each part, makes the increase of the body to the building up of itself in love.

King James 2000

From whom the whole body being fitly joined together and knit together by that which every joint supplies, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, makes increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.

Lexham Expanded Bible

from whom the whole body, joined together and held together by every supporting ligament, according to the working by measure of each single part, the growth of the body makes for the building up of itself in love.

Modern King James verseion

from whom the whole body, fitted together and compacted by that which every joint supplies, according to the effectual working in the measure of each part, producing the growth of the body to the edifying of itself in love.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

in whom all the body is coupled and knit together, in every joint, wherewith one ministereth to another - according to the operation as every part hath his measure - and increaseth the body, unto the edifying of itself in love.

Moffatt New Testament

as the entire Body is welded together and compacted by every joint with which it is supplied, the due activity of each part enables the Body to grow and build itself up in love.

Montgomery New Testament

From him the whole body (knit together and compacted by all its joints) makes continual growth of the body so as to build itself up in love, through the energy of his bounteous provision, according to the need of each several part.

NET Bible

From him the whole body grows, fitted and held together through every supporting ligament. As each one does its part, the body grows in love.

New Heart English Bible

from whom all the body, being fitted and knit together through that which every joint supplies, according to the proper working of each individual part, makes the body increase to the building up of itself in love.

Noyes New Testament

from whom the whole body, well put together and compacted by means of every supplying joint, is, according to the working of each part in its proportion, building itself up in love.

Sawyer New Testament

by whom all the body being joined together and compacted by the supply of every joint, according to the proportionate operation of every part, makes increase of the body to the edification of itself in love.

The Emphasized Bible

Out of whom all the body - fitly framing itself together, and connecting itself, through means of every joint of supply, by way of energising in the measure of each single part - secureth the growing of the body, unto an upbuilding of itself in love.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

From whom the whole body nicely joined together, and firmly connected by every joint of exact proportion, according to the energy exerted in the measure of every several part, causeth the increase of the body unto the edification of itself in love.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For from him the whole Body, closely joined and knit together by the contact of every part with the source of its life, derives its power to grow, in proportion to the vigor of each individual part; and so is being built up in a spirit of love.

Webster

From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body to the edifying of itself in love.

Weymouth New Testament

Dependent on Him, the whole body--its various parts closely fitting and firmly adhering to one another-- grows by the aid of every contributory link, with power proportioned to the need of each individual part, so as to build itself up in a spirit of love.

Williams New Testament

For it is under His direction that the whole body is perfectly adjusted and united by every joint that furnishes its supplies; and by the proper functioning of each particular part there is brought about the growing of the body for its building up in love.

World English Bible

from whom all the body, being fitted and knit together through that which every joint supplies, according to the working in measure of each individual part, makes the body increase to the building up of itself in love.

Worrell New Testament

from Whom all the body, fitly framed and knit together through every joint of supply, according to the working in due measure of each single part, secures the growth of the body to the upbuilding of itself in love.

Worsley New Testament

from whom the whole body being fitly joined together and compacted by the aid of every joint, according to the operation proportioned to every part, maketh an increase to the edification of itself in love.

Youngs Literal Translation

from whom the whole body, being fitly joined together and united, through the supply of every joint, according to the working in the measure of each single part, the increase of the body doth make for the building up of itself in love.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

the whole
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123

συναρμολογέω 
sunarmologeo 
Usage: 2

and

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

συμβιβάζω 
Sumbibazo 
Usage: 6

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


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

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ἁφή 
Haphe 
Usage: 2

ἐπιχορηγία 
Epichoregia 
Usage: 2

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

ἐνέργεια 
Energeia 
Usage: 8

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

the measure
μέτρον 
metron 
Usage: 8

of every
ἕκαστος 
hekastos 
Usage: 73

μέρος 
meros 
Usage: 36

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

αὔξησις 
Auxesis 
Usage: 2

of the body
σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

οἰκοδομή 
Oikodome 
Usage: 17

of itself
ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 4:16

Images Ephesians 4:16

Prayers for Ephesians 4:16

Context Readings

Gifted Leaders Bring The Church To Maturity

15 but following the truth in charity, let us grow up into him in all things, who is the head, the Christ: 16 From whom the whole body fitly joined together and well tied together among itself by the nourishment that every connecting bond supplies, by the operation of each member according to measure they have received, making increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in charity. 17 This I say, therefore, and require in the Lord that from now on ye not walk as the other Gentiles walk in the vanity of their own senses,


Cross References

Colossians 2:19

and not holding fast to the Head, from whom all the body, fed and united by its joints and bonds, grows in the increase of God.

John 15:5

I AM the vine, ye are the branches: he that abides in me, and I in him, the same brings forth much fruit; for without me ye can do nothing.

Ephesians 1:4

according as he has chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blemish before him in charity;

Job 10:10-11

Hast thou not poured me out as milk and curdled me like cheese?

Psalm 139:15-16

My body was not hid from thee, even though I was made in secret and brought together in the lowest parts of the earth.

1 Corinthians 8:1

Now as concerning things offered unto idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but charity edifies.

1 Corinthians 12:12-28

For as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body, so also the Christ.

1 Corinthians 13:4-9

Charity suffers long and is benign; charity envies not; charity does nothing without due reason, is not puffed up,

1 Corinthians 13:13-1

And now abide faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.

Galatians 5:6

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision avails anything nor uncircumcision, but faith which works by charity.

Galatians 5:13-14

For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only do not use liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by charity serve one another.

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the Spirit is this: Charity, joy, peace, tolerance, gentleness, goodness, faith,

Ephesians 3:7

of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given unto me by the operation of his power.

Ephesians 3:17

that the Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith, that ye, being rooted and grounded in charity,

Ephesians 4:12

for the perfecting of the saints in the work of the ministry, unto the edifying of the body of the Christ

Ephesians 4:15

but following the truth in charity, let us grow up into him in all things, who is the head, the Christ:

Philippians 1:9

And this I pray that your charity may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all perception,

Colossians 2:2

that their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in charity and in all the riches of the fulfilled understanding to know the mystery of the God and Father and of the Christ;

1 Thessalonians 1:3

remembering without ceasing the work of your faith and labour and charity and of waiting with the hope of our Lord Jesus Christ in the sight of our God and Father,

1 Thessalonians 2:13

For this cause also we thank God without ceasing, that having received from us the word to hear from God, ye received it not as the word of men, (but as it is in truth) the word of God, which effectually works in you that believe.

1 Thessalonians 3:12

And the Lord make you to multiply and make charity to abound among you and toward all men, even as it is with us toward you,

1 Thessalonians 4:9-10

But as touching love among the brethren, ye need not that I write unto you, for ye yourselves have learned of God that ye are to show charity to one another.

2 Thessalonians 1:3

We must thank God always for you, brethren, as is due because your faith grows exceedingly, and the charity of each and every one of you toward each other abounds,

1 Timothy 1:5

Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart and of a good conscience and of faith unfeigned:

1 Peter 1:22

Having purified your souls in the obedience of the truth, by the Spirit, in unfeigned brotherly love, love one another with a pure heart fervently,

1 John 4:16

And we have known and believed the charity that God has in us. God is charity, and he that abides in charity abides in God, and God in him.



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