Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God as a fragrant aroma.

King James Version

And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour.

Holman Bible

And walk in love, as the Messiah also loved us and gave Himself for us, a sacrificial and fragrant offering to God.

International Standard Version

Live lovingly, just as the Messiah also loved us and gave himself for us as an offering and sacrifice, a fragrant aroma to God.

A Conservative Version

And walk in love, as also the Christ loved us, and delivered himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a fragrant aroma.

American Standard Version

and walk in love, even as Christ also loved you, and gave himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for an odor of a sweet smell.

Amplified

And walk in love, [esteeming and delighting in one another] as Christ loved us and gave Himself up for us, a slain offering and sacrifice to God [for you, so that it became] a sweet fragrance.

An Understandable Version

Live in a loving way, just like Christ loved us and gave Himself up [to die] for us as an offering and fragrant smelling sacrifice to God.

Anderson New Testament

and walk in love, as the Christ also loved us, and gave him self for us as an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet odor.

Bible in Basic English

And be living in love, even as Christ had love for you, and gave himself up for us, an offering to God for a perfume of a sweet smell.

Common New Testament

and walk in love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for Christ loved us, and for us gave himself an offering and a sacrifice acceptable to God.

Darby Translation

and walk in love, even as the Christ loved us, and delivered himself up for us, an offering and sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling savour.

Godbey New Testament

and walk about in divine love, as Christ also loved you, and gave himself for you, an offering and a sacrifice to God for an odor of sweet savor.

Goodspeed New Testament

and lead loving lives, just as Christ loved you and gave himself for you, as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

John Wesley New Testament

as Christ also hath loved us, and given himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God of a sweet-smelling savour.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and walk in charity even as the Christ also has loved us and has given himself for us as an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet smelling savour.

Julia Smith Translation

And walk ye in love, as also Christ loved us, and gave himself for us a gift and sacrifice to God for a smell of sweet odor.

King James 2000

And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us, and has given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet smelling fragrance.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and live in love, just as also Christ loved us, and gave himself for us an offering and sacrifice to God for a fragrant smell.

Modern King James verseion

And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us, and has given Himself for us as an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet smelling savor.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and walk in love even as Christ loved us, and gave himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice of a sweet savour to God.

Moffatt New Testament

and lead lives of love, just as Christ loved you and gave himself up for you to be a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

Montgomery New Testament

and to lead lives of love, just as Christ also loved you and gave himself up for you, an offering and sacrifice unto God, for you, an offering and sacrifice unto God, for "an odor of sweetness."

NET Bible

and live in love, just as Christ also loved us and gave himself for us, a sacrificial and fragrant offering to God.

New Heart English Bible

And walk in love, even as Christ also loved us, and gave himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling fragrance.

Noyes New Testament

and walk in love, as Christ also loved you, and gave himself for you an offering and a sacrifice to God, of a sweet odor.

Sawyer New Testament

and walk in love, as Christ also loved us and gave himself for us, an offering and sacrifice to God of good odor.

The Emphasized Bible

And walk in love - even as, the Christ also, loved you, and delivered himself up in your behalf, an offering and sacrifice unto God, for a fragrance of sweet smell.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and walk in love as Christ also hath loved us, and given himself for us, an oblation and sacrifice to God, for an odour of a sweet smell.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And live a life of love, following the example of the Christ, who loved you and gave himself for you as 'an offering and a sacrifice to God, that should be fragrant and acceptable.'

Webster

And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling savor.

Weymouth New Testament

And live and act lovingly, as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up to death on our behalf as an offering and sacrifice to God, yielding a fragrant odor.

Williams New Testament

and practice living in love, just as Christ loved you too and gave Himself for you as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

World English Bible

Walk in love, even as Christ also loved you, and gave himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling fragrance.

Worrell New Testament

and walk in love, as Christ also loved you, and delivered Himself up for you, an offering and a sacrifice to God for an odor of sweet smell.

Worsley New Testament

even as Christ hath loved us, and given Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for an odor of sweet perfume.

Youngs Literal Translation

and walk in love, as also the Christ did love us, and did give himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for an odour of a sweet smell,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

περιπατέω 
Peripateo 
walk , go , walk about , be occupied
Usage: 77

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

G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

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

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557


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

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

us
ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
us , we , our , us-ward 9 , not tr
our , us , we , not tr ,
Usage: 170
Usage: 388

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

παραδίδωμι 
Paradidomi 
deliver , betray , deliver up , give , give up , give over , commit ,
Usage: 75

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

for
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
εἰς 
Eis 
for , of , above , for sake , on behalf , more than , in stead , than , very chiefest Trans , beyond , to , over , more , exceedingly abundantly , exceedingly , very highly ,
into , to , unto , for , in , on , toward , against ,
Usage: 138
Usage: 1267

προσφορά 
Prosphora 
Usage: 1

θυσία 
Thusia 
Usage: 26

to God
θεός 
theos 
God , god , godly , God-ward ,
Usage: 1151

εὐωδία 
Euodia 
Usage: 3

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 5:2

Images Ephesians 5:2

Context Readings

Imitators Of God

1 Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children; 2 and walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God as a fragrant aroma. 3 But immorality or any impurity or greed must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints;


Cross References

John 13:34

"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.

Matthew 20:28

just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many."

Galatians 2:20

"I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.

Colossians 3:14

Beyond all these things put on love, which is the perfect bond of unity.

Hebrews 9:14

how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without blemish to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?

Genesis 8:21

The LORD smelled the soothing aroma; and the LORD said to Himself, "I will never again curse the ground on account of man, for the intent of man's heart is evil from his youth; and I will never again destroy every living thing, as I have done.

Romans 8:3

For what the Law could not do, weak as it was through the flesh, God did: sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and as an offering for sin, He condemned sin in the flesh,

2 Corinthians 2:15

For we are a fragrance of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing;

2 Corinthians 8:9

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, so that you through His poverty might become rich.

Ephesians 5:25

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her,

Hebrews 9:26

Otherwise, He would have needed to suffer often since the foundation of the world; but now once at the consummation of the ages He has been manifested to put away sin by the sacrifice of Himself.

Revelation 1:5

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth To Him who loves us and released us from our sins by His blood--

Leviticus 1:9

'Its entrails, however, and its legs he shall wash with water And the priest shall offer up in smoke all of it on the altar for a burnt offering, an offering by fire of a soothing aroma to the LORD.

Leviticus 1:13

'The entrails, however, and the legs he shall wash with water. And the priest shall offer all of it, and offer it up in smoke on the altar; it is a burnt offering, an offering by fire of a soothing aroma to the LORD.

Leviticus 1:17

'Then he shall tear it by its wings, but shall not sever it And the priest shall offer it up in smoke on the altar on the wood which is on the fire; it is a burnt offering, an offering by fire of a soothing aroma to the LORD.

Leviticus 3:16

'The priest shall offer them up in smoke on the altar as food, an offering by fire for a soothing aroma; all fat is the LORD'S.

Amos 5:21

"I hate, I reject your festivals, Nor do I delight in your solemn assemblies.

John 6:51

"I am the living bread that came down out of heaven; if anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever; and the bread also which I will give for the life of the world is My flesh."

John 15:12-13

"This is My commandment, that you love one another, just as I have loved you.

Romans 4:25

He who was delivered over because of our transgressions, and was raised because of our justification.

Romans 8:37

But in all these things we overwhelmingly conquer through Him who loved us.

Romans 14:15-16

For if because of food your brother is hurt, you are no longer walking according to love Do not destroy with your food him for whom Christ died.

1 Corinthians 5:7

Clean out the old leaven so that you may be a new lump, just as you are in fact unleavened. For Christ our Passover also has been sacrificed.

1 Corinthians 16:14

Let all that you do be done in love.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ controls us, having concluded this, that one died for all, therefore all died;

Galatians 1:4

who gave Himself for our sins so that He might rescue us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father,

Ephesians 3:17

so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; and that you, being rooted and grounded in love,

Ephesians 3:19

and to know the love of Christ which surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled up to all the fullness of God.

Ephesians 4:2

with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love,

Ephesians 4:15

but speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in all aspects into Him who is the head, even Christ,

1 Thessalonians 4:9

Now as to the love of the brethren, you have no need for anyone to write to you, for you yourselves are taught by God to love one another;

1 Timothy 2:6

who gave Himself as a ransom for all, the testimony given at the proper time.

1 Timothy 4:12

Let no one look down on your youthfulness, but rather in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, show yourself an example of those who believe.

Titus 2:14

who gave Himself for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession, zealous for good deeds.

Hebrews 7:25-27

Therefore He is able also to save forever those who draw near to God through Him, since He always lives to make intercession for them.

Hebrews 9:23

Therefore it was necessary for the copies of the things in the heavens to be cleansed with these, but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.

Hebrews 10:10-12

By this will we have been sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.

1 Peter 2:21-24

For you have been called for this purpose, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example for you to follow in His steps,

1 Peter 4:8

Above all, keep fervent in your love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins.

1 John 3:11-12

For this is the message which you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another;

1 John 3:16

We know love by this, that He laid down His life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.

1 John 3:23

This is His commandment, that we believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, just as He commanded us.

1 John 4:20-21

If someone says, "I love God," and hates his brother, he is a liar; for the one who does not love his brother whom he has seen, cannot love God whom he has not seen.

Revelation 5:9

And they sang a new song, saying, "Worthy are You to take the book and to break its seals; for You were slain, and purchased for God with Your blood men from every tribe and tongue and people and nation.



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