Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

Make every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit through the tie of peace.

New American Standard Bible

being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

King James Version

Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Holman Bible

diligently keeping the unity of the Spirit with the peace that binds us.

International Standard Version

Do your best to maintain the unity of the Spirit by means of the bond of peace.

A Conservative Version

Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace,

American Standard Version

giving diligence to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Amplified

Make every effort to keep the oneness of the Spirit in the bond of peace [each individual working together to make the whole successful].

An Understandable Version

Eagerly try to maintain the unity produced by the Holy Spirit by being bound together in peace.

Anderson New Testament

earnestly endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Bible in Basic English

Taking care to keep the harmony of the Spirit in the yoke of peace.

Common New Testament

being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Daniel Mace New Testament

endeavouring to preserve the spiritual union by your affectionate attachment to one another.

Darby Translation

using diligence to keep the unity of the Spirit in the uniting bond of peace.

Godbey New Testament

endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

John Wesley New Testament

forbearing one another in love, Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit, by the bond of peace.

Julia Smith Translation

Striving earnestly to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

King James 2000

Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Lexham Expanded Bible

being eager to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace;

Modern King James verseion

endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and that ye be diligent to keep the unity of the spirit in the bond of peace,

Moffatt New Testament

to preserve the unity of the Spirit by binding peace upon yourselves.

Montgomery New Testament

and endeavor to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bonds of peace.

NET Bible

making every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

New Heart English Bible

being eager to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Noyes New Testament

endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Sawyer New Testament

using diligence to keep the unity of the spirit in the bond of peace.

The Emphasized Bible

Giving diligence to keep - the oneness of the Spirit in the uniting-bond of peace, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

careful to preserve unity of spirit, in the bond of peace.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And striving to maintain in the bond of peace the unity given by the Spirit.

Webster

Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Weymouth New Testament

in the uniting bond of peace, the unity given by the Spirit.

Williams New Testament

continuing with eager earnestness to maintain the unity of the Spirit through the tie of peace.

World English Bible

being eager to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Worrell New Testament

earnestly endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Worsley New Testament

endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace: for there is but one body and one Spirit,

Youngs Literal Translation

being diligent to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of the peace;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
σπουδάζω 
Spoudazo 
Usage: 11

to keep
τηρέω 
Tereo 
Usage: 49

the unity
ἑνότης 
henotes 
Usage: 2

of the Spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

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

the bond
σύνδεσμος 
sundesmos 
Usage: 4

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 4:3

Devotionals containing Ephesians 4:3

Images Ephesians 4:3

Prayers for Ephesians 4:3

Context Readings

Christians Should Live In Unity

2 with perfect humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another lovingly. 3 Make every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit through the tie of peace. 4 There is but one body and one Spirit, just as there is but one hope that belongs to the summons you received.


Cross References

John 13:34

I give you a new command: Love one another. Just as I have loved you, you must love one another.

John 17:21-23

Let them all be one. Just as you, Father, are in union with me and I am with you, let them be in union with us, so that the world may believe that you sent me.

Romans 14:17-19

The Kingdom of God is not a matter of what we eat or drink, but of uprightness, peace, and happiness through the possession of the holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 1:10

But I urge you all, brothers, for the sake of our Lord Jesus Christ, to agree in what you say, and not to allow factions among you, but to be perfectly united in mind and judgment.

1 Corinthians 12:12-13

For just as the body is one and yet has many parts, and all the parts of the body, many as they are, form one body, so it is with Christ.

2 Corinthians 13:11

Now brothers, goodbye! Be what you ought to be, listen to my appeal, agree with one another, live in peace, and God the source of love and peace will be with you.

Ephesians 4:4

There is but one body and one Spirit, just as there is but one hope that belongs to the summons you received.

Colossians 3:13-15

You must bear with one another and forgive one another, if anyone has reason to be offended with anyone else. Just as the Lord has forgiven you, so you must forgive.

1 Thessalonians 5:13

Hold them in the highest esteem and affection for what they do. Live at peace with one another.

Hebrews 12:14

Try to be at peace with everyone, and strive for that consecration without which no one can see the Lord.

James 3:17-18

The wisdom that is from above is first of all pure, then peaceable, considerate, willing to yield, full of compassion and good deeds, whole-hearted, straightforward.

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