Parallel Verses

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.

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 continually in love [that is, value one another—practice empathy and compassion, unselfishly seeking the best for others], just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and sacrifice to God [slain 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.

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.

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 
Usage: 75

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

for
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
εἰς 
Eis 
Usage: 138
Usage: 1267

προσφορά 
Prosphora 
Usage: 1

θυσία 
Thusia 
Usage: 26

to God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

εὐωδία 
Euodia 
Usage: 3

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 5:2

Images Ephesians 5:2

Context Readings

Imitators Of God

1 Therefore be ye imitators of God, as beloved children; 2 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. 3 But all fornication, and uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be named among you, as it becomes saints;


Cross References

John 13:34

I give unto a new commandment, That you must love one another with divine love; as I have loved you with divine love, that you must also love one another with divine love:

Matthew 20:28

as the Son of man came not to be served, but to serve, and to give His soul a ransom for many.

Galatians 2:20

I am crucified along with Christ; and I live no longer, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh, I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.

Colossians 3:14

and in all these things put on divine love, which is the bond of perfection.

Hebrews 9:14

how much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered up himself without spot to God, purify our conscience from dead works to serve the living God?

Hebrews 9:14

how much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered up himself without spot to God, purify our conscience from dead works to serve the living God?

Romans 8:3

For there was an impotency of the law, in which it was weak through depravity, God having sent his own Son in the likeness of the sin of depravity and for sin, condemned sin in depravity:

2 Corinthians 2:15

because we are a sweet savour of Christ unto God, among those who are saved, and among those who perish;

2 Corinthians 8:9

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, being rich, for your sakes he became poor, that you through his poverty might be made rich.

Ephesians 5:25

Husbands, love your wives with divine love, as Christ also loved the church with divine love, and gave himself for her;

Hebrews 9:26

since it behooved him frequently to suffer from the foundation of the world: but now in the end of the ages he has been made manifest unto the removal of sin through the sacrifice of himself.

Revelation 1:5

and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstbegotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. To the one loving us with divine love, and having washed us from our sins in His own blood,

Revelation 1:5

and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstbegotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. To the one loving us with divine love, and having washed us from our sins in His own blood,

Revelation 1:5

and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstbegotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. To the one loving us with divine love, and having washed us from our sins in His own blood,

Revelation 1:5

and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstbegotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. To the one loving us with divine love, and having washed us from our sins in His own blood,

Revelation 1:5

and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstbegotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. To the one loving us with divine love, and having washed us from our sins in His own blood,

Revelation 1:5

and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstbegotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. To the one loving us with divine love, and having washed us from our sins in His own blood,

John 6:51

I am the living bread, having come down from heaven; if any one may eat of me the bread, he will live forever: and the bread which I will give for the life of the world is my flesh.

John 15:12-13

This is my commandment, that you may love one another, as I loved you.

Romans 4:25

who was delivered on account of our transgressions, and raised for our justification.

Romans 8:37

But in all these we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.

Romans 14:15-16

But if your brother is grieved on account of your meat, you are no longer walking in divine love. Do not by your meat destroy him for whom Christ died.

1 Corinthians 5:7

Cleanse away the old leaven, in order that you may be a new lump, as you are free from leaven; for Christ has truly become our Passover.

1 Corinthians 16:14

Let all your affairs be in divine love.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ constrains us; having judged this, that one died for all; then were all dead;

Galatians 1:4

who gave Himself for our sins, in order that he might redeem us from the present evil age, according to the will of God even our Father:

Galatians 1:4

who gave Himself for our sins, in order that he might redeem us from the present evil age, according to the will of God even our Father:

Galatians 1:4

who gave Himself for our sins, in order that he might redeem us from the present evil age, according to the will of God even our Father:

Ephesians 4:2

with all humility and meekness, with long suffering, forbearing one another in divine love;

Ephesians 4:15

but speaking the truth in divine love, let its grow up in him in all things, who is the head, Christ;

1 Thessalonians 4:9

But concerning brotherly love you have no need that I write to you: for you yourselves are taught of God to love one another with divine love;

1 Timothy 2:6

the one having given himself a ransom for all, a testimony in due time;

1 Timothy 4:12

Let no one look with contempt upon your youth; but be you an example of the faithful, in word, in deportment, in divine love, in faith, in purity.

Titus 2:14

who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify to himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

Hebrews 7:25-27

wherefore he is also able to save to the uttermost those coming unto God through him, ever living to intercede for them.

Hebrews 9:23

Therefore it is necessary that the pattern of the things in these heavens be purified; and the heavenly things themselves with greater sacrifices than these.

Hebrews 10:10-12

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

1 Peter 2:21-24

For unto this you have been called: because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you may follow in his steps:

1 Peter 4:8

before all things having divine love stedfast toward one another; because divine love covers a multitude of sins:

1 John 3:11-12

Because this is the message which you heard from the beginning, that we must love one another,

1 John 3:16

In this we know the divine love, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.

1 John 3:23

And this is his commandment, that we may believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and we may love one another with divine love, as he has given to us commandment.

1 John 4:20-21

If any one may say, I love God with divine love, and may hate his brother, he is a liar: for the one not loving his brother whom he has seen, with divine love, is not able to love God, whom he has not seen, with divine love.

Revelation 5:9

And they sing a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to receive the book, and to open its seals: because thou wast slain, and didst with thy blood redeem unto God out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation;

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