Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

if so be that ye heard him, and were taught in him, even as truth is in Jesus:

New American Standard Bible

if indeed you have heard Him and have been taught in Him, just as truth is in Jesus,

King James Version

If so be that ye have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus:

Holman Bible

assuming you heard about Him and were taught by Him, because the truth is in Jesus.

International Standard Version

Surely you have listened to him and have been taught by him, since truth is in Jesus.

A Conservative Version

if indeed ye heard him, and were taught in him, as truth is in Jesus,

Amplified

If in fact you have [really] heard Him and have been taught by Him, just as truth is in Jesus [revealed in His life and personified in Him],

An Understandable Version

[I am] assuming that you have heard Him [i.e., through the Gospel message] and were taught the truth that is in [harmony with] Jesus.

Anderson New Testament

if, indeed, you have heard of him, and been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus:

Bible in Basic English

If in fact you gave ear to him, and were given teaching in him, even as what is true is made clear in Jesus:

Common New Testament

assuming that you have heard about him and were taught in him, as the truth is in Jesus.

Daniel Mace New Testament

if you have heard of him, and have been taught the truth as he preach'd it:

Darby Translation

if ye have heard him and been instructed in him according as the truth is in Jesus;

Godbey New Testament

if indeed ye have heard him, and been taught in him, as the truth is in Jesus:

Goodspeed New Testament

at least if you have really become acquainted with him and been instructed in him, and in union with him have been taught the truth as it is found in Jesus.

John Wesley New Testament

and been taught by him, (as the truth is in Jesus) To put off,

Julia Smith Translation

If ye heard him, and were taught in him, as is the truth in Jesus:

King James 2000

If so be that you have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus:

Lexham Expanded Bible

if indeed you have heard [about] him, and you were taught by him (just as truth is in Jesus),

Modern King James verseion

if indeed you have heard Him and were taught by Him, as the truth is in Jesus.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If so be ye have heard of him, and are taught in him, even as the truth is in Jesus:

Moffatt New Testament

(for it is Christ whom you have been taught, it is in Christ that you have been instructed ??the real Christ who is in Jesus);

Montgomery New Testament

if indeed you have listened to him, and in him been taught the truth as it is in Jesus.

NET Bible

if indeed you heard about him and were taught in him, just as the truth is in Jesus.

New Heart English Bible

if indeed you heard him, and were taught in him, even as truth is in Jesus:

Noyes New Testament

if indeed ye heard him, and were taught in him, as the truth is in Jesus;

Sawyer New Testament

if you have indeed heard him, and been instructed by him as the truth is in Jesus,

The Emphasized Bible

If, at least, it is, him, ye have heard, and, in him, ye have been taught - even as truth is in Jesus, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

if indeed ye have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus:

Twentieth Century New Testament

And through union with him were taught the Truth, as it is to be found in Jesus.

Webster

If indeed ye have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus:

Weymouth New Testament

if at least you have heard His voice and in Him have been taught--and this is true Christian teaching--

Williams New Testament

if, as I take it, you have heard Him and in union with Him have been taught the truth as it is seen in Jesus,

World English Bible

if indeed you heard him, and were taught in him, even as truth is in Jesus:

Worrell New Testament

if, indeed, ye heard Him, and were taught in Him, as truth is in Jesus;

Worsley New Testament

if ye have indeed hearkened to Him, and been instructed in Him, as the truth is in Jesus; to put off the old man,

Youngs Literal Translation

if so be ye did hear him, and in him were taught, as truth is in Jesus;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If so be that
εἴγε 
Eige 
if so be that, if, if yet
Usage: 5

ye have heard
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

him



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

and

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

διδάσκω 
Didasko 
Usage: 82

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

as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

the truth
ἀλήθεια 
Aletheia 
Usage: 87

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 4:21

References

Images Ephesians 4:21

Prayers for Ephesians 4:21

Context Readings

Appeal For New Behavior

20 But ye did not so learn Christ; 21 if so be that ye heard him, and were taught in him, even as truth is in Jesus: 22 that ye put away, as concerning your former manner of life, the old man, that waxeth corrupt after the lusts of deceit;


Cross References

Ephesians 1:13

in whom ye also, having heard the word of the truth, the gospel of your salvation,-- in whom, having also believed, ye were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise,

Psalm 45:4

And in thy majesty ride on prosperously, Because of truth and meekness and righteousness: And thy right hand shall teach thee terrible things.

Psalm 85:10-11

Mercy and truth are met together; Righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

Matthew 17:5

While he was yet speaking, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and behold, a voice out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him.

Luke 10:16

He that heareth you heareth me; and he that rejecteth you rejecteth me; and he that rejecteth me rejecteth him that sent me.

John 1:17

For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.

John 10:27

My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:

John 14:6

Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life: no one cometh unto the Father, but by me.

John 14:17

even the Spirit of truth: whom the world cannot receive; for it beholdeth him not, neither knoweth him: ye know him; for he abideth with you, and shall be in you.

Acts 3:22-23

Moses indeed said, A prophet shall the Lord God raise up unto you from among your brethren, like unto me. To him shall ye hearken in all things whatsoever he shall speak unto you.

2 Corinthians 1:20

For how many soever be the promises of God, in him is the yea: wherefore also through him is the Amen, unto the glory of God through us.

2 Corinthians 11:10

As the truth of Christ is in me, no man shall stop me of this glorying in the regions of Achaia.

Colossians 2:7

rooted and builded up in him, and established in your faith, even as ye were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.

Hebrews 3:7-8

Wherefore, even as the Holy Spirit saith, To-day if ye shall hear his voice,

1 John 5:10-12

He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in him: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar; because he hath not believed in the witness that God hath borne concerning his Son.

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.

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