Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and do not give the devil an opportunity.

King James Version

Neither give place to the devil.

Holman Bible

and don't give the Devil an opportunity.

International Standard Version

and do not give the Devil an opportunity to work.

A Conservative Version

neither give place to the devil.

American Standard Version

neither give place to the devil.

Amplified

Leave no [such] room or foothold for the devil [give no opportunity to him].

An Understandable Version

And do not give the devil an opportunity [to lead you into sin].

Anderson New Testament

nor give place to the devil.

Bible in Basic English

And do not give way to the Evil One.

Common New Testament

and do not give the devil an opportunity.

Daniel Mace New Testament

lest the devil take hold of the opportunity.

Darby Translation

neither give room for the devil.

Godbey New Testament

neither give place to the devil.

Goodspeed New Testament

you must not give the devil a chance.

John Wesley New Testament

Neither give place to the devil.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

neither give place to the devil.

Julia Smith Translation

Neither give place to the accuser.

King James 2000

Neither give place to the devil.

Lexham Expanded Bible

nor give place to the devil.

Modern King James verseion

neither give place to the Devil.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

neither give place unto the backbiter.

Moffatt New Testament

give the devil no chance.

Montgomery New Testament

Give the devil no place.

NET Bible

Do not give the devil an opportunity.

New Heart English Bible

neither give place to the devil.

Noyes New Testament

and do not give place to the Devil.

Sawyer New Testament

neither give place to the devil.

The Emphasized Bible

Neither be giving place unto the adversary;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

nor give place to the devil.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And give no opportunity to the Devil.

Webster

Neither give place to the devil.

Weymouth New Testament

and do not leave room for the Devil.

Williams New Testament

stop giving the devil a chance.

World English Bible

neither give place to the devil.

Worrell New Testament

neither give place to the Devil.

Worsley New Testament

and give not the devil room to ensnare you.

Youngs Literal Translation

neither give place to the devil;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
μήτε 
mete 
neither, nor, so much as, or
Usage: 24

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

τόπος 
Topos 
Usage: 75

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Ephesians 4:27

Images Ephesians 4:27

Context Readings

Old Behavior, New Behavior, And Motivation

26 BE ANGRY, AND yet DO NOT SIN; do not let the sun go down on your anger, 27 and do not give the devil an opportunity. 28 He who steals must steal no longer; but rather he must labor, performing with his own hands what is good, so that he will have something to share with one who has need.


Cross References

James 4:7

Submit therefore to God Resist the devil and he will flee from you.

Ephesians 6:16

in addition to all, taking up the shield of faith with which you will be able to extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.

1 Peter 5:8

Be of sober spirit, be on the alert Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

Acts 5:3

But Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and to keep back some of the price of the land?

2 Corinthians 2:10-11

But one whom you forgive anything, I forgive also; for indeed what I have forgiven, if I have forgiven anything, I did it for your sakes in the presence of Christ,

Ephesians 6:11

Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil.

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