Parallel Verses

Amplified

Let all bitterness and indignation and wrath (passion, rage, bad temper) and resentment (anger, animosity) and quarreling (brawling, clamor, contention) and slander (evil-speaking, abusive or blasphemous language) be banished from you, with all malice (spite, ill will, or baseness of any kind).

New American Standard Bible

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.

King James Version

Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:

Holman Bible

All bitterness, anger and wrath, shouting and slander must be removed from you, along with all malice.

International Standard Version

Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, quarreling, and slander be put away from you, along with all hatred.

A Conservative Version

Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and reviling be taken away from you, with all evil.

American Standard Version

Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and railing, be put away from you, with all malice:

An Understandable Version

So, put away from you all [kinds of] bitterness and anger and wrath and brawling and slander, along with all [kinds of] malice [i.e., bad attitudes],

Anderson New Testament

Let all bitterness and anger and wrath and clamor and impious speaking be put away from you, with all malice:

Bible in Basic English

Let all bitter, sharp and angry feeling, and noise, and evil words, be put away from you, with all unkind acts;

Common New Testament

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.

Daniel Mace New Testament

banish all resentment and indignation, anger, vehemence, detraction, and every thing like malice.

Darby Translation

Let all bitterness, and heat of passion, and wrath, and clamour, and injurious language, be removed from you, with all malice;

Godbey New Testament

Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and blasphemy, depart from you, with all evil.

Goodspeed New Testament

You must give up all bitterness, rage, anger, and loud, abusive talk, and all spite.

John Wesley New Testament

Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil-speaking be put away from you with all malice.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamour and evil speaking be taken away from you, with all malice,

Julia Smith Translation

Let all harshness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and slander, be put away from you, with all badness:

King James 2000

Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:

Lexham Expanded Bible

All bitterness, and rage, and wrath, and clamor, and abusive speech, must be removed from you, together with all wickedness.

Modern King James verseion

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and tumult and evil speaking be put away from you, with all malice.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let all bitterness, fierceness and wrath, roaring and cursed speaking, be put away from you, with all maliciousness.

Moffatt New Testament

Drop all bitter feeling and passion and anger and clamouring and insults, together with all malice;

Montgomery New Testament

Banish from among you all bitterness and passion and anger and clamor and slander, as well as all malice;

NET Bible

You must put away every kind of bitterness, anger, wrath, quarreling, and evil, slanderous talk.

New Heart English Bible

Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, outcry, and slander, be put away from you, with all malice.

Noyes New Testament

Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and evilspeaking, be put away from you, with all malice;

Sawyer New Testament

Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and blasphemy, be banished from among you, with all malice.

The Emphasized Bible

All bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and outcry, and profane speaking, let it be taken away from you, with all baseness;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and scandal, be removed from you, with all malice:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Let all bitterness, passion, anger, brawling, and abusive language be banished from among you, as well as all malice.

Webster

Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and evil-speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:

Weymouth New Testament

Let all bitterness and all passionate feeling, all anger and loud insulting language, be unknown among you--and also every kind of malice.

Williams New Testament

You must remove all bitterness, rage, anger, loud threats, and insults, with all malice.

World English Bible

Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, outcry, and slander, be put away from you, with all malice.

Worrell New Testament

Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and reviling, be put away from you, with all wickedness;

Worsley New Testament

Let all bitterness, and wrath, and fury, and clamor, and calumny, be put away from you, with all malice: and be kind one to another,

Youngs Literal Translation

Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil-speaking, be put away from you, with all malice,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Let
αἴρω 
Airo 
take up, take away, take, away with, lift up, bear,
Usage: 52

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704
Usage: 704

πικρία 
Pikria 
Usage: 4

and







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

θυμός 
Thumos 
Usage: 18

ὀργή 
Orge 
Usage: 35

κραυγή 
Krauge 
Usage: 5

βλασφημία 
Blasphemia 
Usage: 13

be put away
αἴρω 
Airo 
take up, take away, take, away with, lift up, bear,
Usage: 52

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

you
ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

with
σύν 
sun 
Usage: 120

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 4:31

Images Ephesians 4:31

Context Readings

Old Behavior, New Behavior, And Motivation

30 And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God [do not offend or vex or sadden Him], by Whom you were sealed (marked, branded as God's own, secured) for the day of redemption (of final deliverance through Christ from evil and the consequences of sin). 31 Let all bitterness and indignation and wrath (passion, rage, bad temper) and resentment (anger, animosity) and quarreling (brawling, clamor, contention) and slander (evil-speaking, abusive or blasphemous language) be banished from you, with all malice (spite, ill will, or baseness of any kind). 32 And become useful and helpful and kind to one another, tenderhearted (compassionate, understanding, loving-hearted), forgiving one another [readily and freely], as God in Christ forgave you.


Cross References

Colossians 3:8

But now put away and rid yourselves [completely] of all these things: anger, rage, bad feeling toward others, curses and slander, and foulmouthed abuse and shameful utterances from your lips!

Ecclesiastes 7:9

Do not be quick in spirit to be angry or vexed, for anger and vexation lodge in the bosom of fools.

Colossians 3:19

Husbands, love your wives [be affectionate and sympathetic with them] and do not be harsh or bitter or resentful toward them.

Proverbs 14:17

He who foams up quickly and flies into a passion deals foolishly, and a man of wicked plots and plans is hated.

Romans 3:14

Their mouth is full of cursing and bitterness.

Ephesians 4:26

When angry, do not sin; do not ever let your wrath (your exasperation, your fury or indignation) last until the sun goes down.

James 1:19

Understand [this], my beloved brethren. Let every man be quick to hear [a ready listener], slow to speak, slow to take offense and to get angry.

1 Peter 2:1

So be done with every trace of wickedness (depravity, malignity) and all deceit and insincerity (pretense, hypocrisy) and grudges (envy, jealousy) and slander and evil speaking of every kind.

Genesis 4:8

And Cain said to his brother, Let us go out to the field. And when they were in the field, Cain rose up against Abel his brother and killed him.

Genesis 27:41

And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing with which his father blessed him; and Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are very near. When [he is gone] I will kill my brother Jacob.

Genesis 37:4

But when his brothers saw that their father loved [Joseph] more than all of his brothers, they hated him and could not say, Peace [in friendly greeting] to him or speak peaceably to him.

Genesis 37:21

Now Reuben heard it and he delivered him out of their hands by saying, Let us not kill him.

Leviticus 19:16-18

You shall not go up and down as a dispenser of gossip and scandal among your people, nor shall you [secure yourself by false testimony or by silence and] endanger the life of your neighbor. I am the Lord.

2 Samuel 13:22

And Absalom spoke to Amnon neither good nor bad; for Absalom hated Amnon because he had humbled his sister Tamar.

2 Samuel 19:27

He has slandered your servant to my lord the king. But the king is as an angel of God; so do what is good in your eyes.

2 Samuel 19:43-2

Then the men of Israel answered the men of Judah, We have ten [tribes'] shares in the king; and we have more right to David than you have. Why then did you despise and ignore us? Were we not the first to speak of our bringing back our king? But the words of the men of Judah were more violent than the charges of the men of Israel.

Psalm 15:3

He who does not slander with his tongue, nor does evil to his friend, nor takes up a reproach against his neighbor;

Psalm 50:20

You sit and speak against your brother; you slander your own mother's son.

Psalm 64:3

Who whet their tongues like a sword, who aim venomous words like arrows,

Psalm 101:5

Whoso privily slanders his neighbor, him will I cut off [from me]; he who has a haughty look and a proud and arrogant heart I cannot and I will not tolerate.

Psalm 140:11

Let not a man of slanderous tongue be established in the earth; let evil hunt the violent man to overthrow him [let calamity follow his evildoings].

Proverbs 6:19

A false witness who breathes out lies [even under oath], and he who sows discord among his brethren.

Proverbs 10:12

Hatred stirs up contentions, but love covers all transgressions.

Proverbs 10:18

He who hides hatred is of lying lips, and he who utters slander is a [self-confident] fool.

Proverbs 18:8

The words of a whisperer or talebearer are as dainty morsels; they go down into the innermost parts of the body.

Proverbs 19:12

The king's wrath is as terrifying as the roaring of a lion, but his favor is as [refreshing as] dew upon the grass.

Proverbs 25:23

The north wind brings forth rain; so does a backbiting tongue bring forth an angry countenance.

Proverbs 26:20

For lack of wood the fire goes out, and where there is no whisperer, contention ceases.

Proverbs 26:24-25

He who hates pretends with his lips, but stores up deceit within himself.

Proverbs 29:9

If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs, and there is no rest.

Proverbs 29:22

A man of wrath stirs up strife, and a man given to anger commits and causes much transgression.

Jeremiah 6:28

They are all the worst [kind] of rebels and utter and total revolters against God, going about publishing slander. They are [not gold and silver ore, but] bronze and iron; they are all corrupters.

Jeremiah 9:4

Let everyone beware of his neighbor and put no trust in any brother. For every brother is an utter and complete supplanter (one who takes by the heel and trips up, a deceiver, a Jacob), and every neighbor goes about as a slanderer.

Acts 19:28-29

As they listened to this, they were filled with rage and they continued to shout, Great is Artemis of the Ephesians!

Acts 21:30

Then the whole city was aroused and thrown into confusion, and the people rushed together; they laid hands on Paul and dragged him outside the temple, and immediately the gates were closed.

Acts 22:22-23

Up to the moment that Paul made this last statement, the people listened to him; but now they raised their voices and shouted, Away with such a fellow from the earth! He is not fit to live!

Romans 1:29-30

Until they were filled (permeated and saturated) with every kind of unrighteousness, iniquity, grasping and covetous greed, and malice. [They were] full of envy and jealousy, murder, strife, deceit and treachery, ill will and cruel ways. [They were] secret backbiters and gossipers,

1 Corinthians 5:8

Therefore, let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, nor with leaven of vice and malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened [bread] of purity (nobility, honor) and sincerity and [unadulterated] truth.

1 Corinthians 14:20

Brethren, do not be children [immature] in your thinking; continue to be babes in [matters of] evil, but in your minds be mature [men].

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I am fearful that somehow or other I may come and find you not as I desire to find you, and that you may find me too not as you want to find me -- "that perhaps there may be factions (quarreling), jealousy, temper (wrath, intrigues, rivalry, divided loyalties), selfishness, whispering, gossip, arrogance (self-assertion), and disorder among you.

Galatians 5:20

Idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, anger (ill temper), selfishness, divisions (dissensions), party spirit (factions, sects with peculiar opinions, heresies),

1 Timothy 3:3

Not given to wine, not combative but gentle and considerate, not quarrelsome but forbearing and peaceable, and not a lover of money [insatiable for wealth and ready to obtain it by questionable means].

1 Timothy 3:11

[The] women likewise must be worthy of respect and serious, not gossipers, but temperate and self-controlled, [thoroughly] trustworthy in all things.

1 Timothy 5:13

Moreover, as they go about from house to house, they learn to be idlers, and not only idlers, but gossips and busybodies, saying what they should not say and talking of things they should not mention.

1 Timothy 6:4-5

He is puffed up with pride and stupefied with conceit, [although he is] woefully ignorant. He has a morbid fondness for controversy and disputes and strife about words, which result in (produce) envy and jealousy, quarrels and dissension, abuse and insults and slander, and base suspicions,

2 Timothy 2:23

But refuse (shut your mind against, have nothing to do with) trifling (ill-informed, unedifying, stupid) controversies over ignorant questionings, for you know that they foster strife and breed quarrels.

2 Timothy 3:3

[They will be] without natural [human] affection (callous and inhuman), relentless (admitting of no truce or appeasement); [they will be] slanderers (false accusers, troublemakers), intemperate and loose in morals and conduct, uncontrolled and fierce, haters of good.

Titus 1:7

For the bishop (an overseer) as God's steward must be blameless, not self-willed or arrogant or presumptuous; he must not be quick-tempered or given to drink or pugnacious (brawling, violent); he must not be grasping and greedy for filthy lucre (financial gain);

Titus 2:3

Bid the older women similarly to be reverent and devout in their deportment as becomes those engaged in sacred service, not slanderers or slaves to drink. They are to give good counsel and be teachers of what is right and noble,

Titus 3:2-3

To slander or abuse or speak evil of no one, to avoid being contentious, to be forbearing (yielding, gentle, and conciliatory), and to show unqualified courtesy toward everybody.

James 3:14-2

But if you have bitter jealousy (envy) and contention (rivalry, selfish ambition) in your hearts, do not pride yourselves on it and thus be in defiance of and false to the Truth.

James 4:11

[My] brethren, do not speak evil about or accuse one another. He that maligns a brother or judges his brother is maligning and criticizing the Law and judging the Law. But if you judge the Law, you are not a practicer of the Law but a censor and judge [of it].

2 Peter 2:10-11

And particularly those who walk after the flesh and indulge in the lust of polluting passion and scorn and despise authority. Presumptuous [and] daring [self-willed and self-loving creatures]! They scoff at and revile dignitaries (glorious ones) without trembling,

1 John 3:12

[And] not be like Cain who [took his nature and got his motivation] from the evil one and slew his brother. And why did he slay him? Because his deeds (activities, works) were wicked and malicious and his brother's were righteous (virtuous).

1 John 3:15

Anyone who hates (abominates, detests) his brother [in Christ] is [at heart] a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life abiding ( persevering) within him.

Jude 1:8-10

Nevertheless in like manner, these dreamers also corrupt the body, scorn and reject authority and government, and revile and libel and scoff at [heavenly] glories (the glorious ones).

Revelation 12:10

Then I heard a strong (loud) voice in heaven, saying, Now it has come -- "the salvation and the power and the kingdom (the dominion, the reign) of our God, and the power (the sovereignty, the authority) of His Christ (the Messiah); for the accuser of our brethren, he who keeps bringing before our God charges against them day and night, has been cast out!

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