Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

you must not give the devil a chance.

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.

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, but do not sin. The sun must not go down upon your anger; 27 you must not give the devil a chance. 28 The man who stole must not steal any more; he must work with his hands at honest toil instead, so as to have something to share with those who are in need.


Cross References

James 4:7

Therefore, submit to God. Resist the devil and he will fly from you.

Ephesians 6:16

Besides all these, take faith for your shield, for with it you will be able to put out all the flaming missiles of the evil one,

1 Peter 5:8

Be calm and watchful. Your opponent the devil is prowling about like a roaring lion, wanting to devour you.

Acts 5:3

And Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan taken such possession of your heart that you should lie to the holy Spirit, by appropriating part of the price of your land?

2 Corinthians 2:10-11

When you forgive a man, I forgive him too. For anything I had to forgive has been forgiven on your account, and as in the very presence of Christ,

Ephesians 6:11

You must put on God's armor, so as to be able to stand up against the devil's stratagems.



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