Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children; 2 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. 3 But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints;


Cross References

John 13:34

A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.

Matthew 20:28

Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.

Galatians 2:20

I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth 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 above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfectness.

Hebrews 9:14

How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?

Genesis 8:21

And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I again smite any more every thing living, as I have done.

Romans 8:3

For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh:

2 Corinthians 2:15

For we are unto God a sweet savour of Christ, in them that are saved, and in them that perish:

2 Corinthians 8:9

For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich.

Ephesians 5:25

Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

Hebrews 9:26

For then must he often have suffered since the foundation of the world: but now once in the end of the world hath he appeared to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself.

Revelation 1:5

And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,

Leviticus 1:9

But his inwards and his legs shall he wash in water: and the priest shall burn all on the altar, to be a burnt sacrifice, an offering made by fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD.

Leviticus 1:13

But he shall wash the inwards and the legs with water: and the priest shall bring it all, and burn it upon the altar: it is a burnt sacrifice, an offering made by fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD.

Leviticus 1:17

And he shall cleave it with the wings thereof, but shall not divide it asunder: and the priest shall burn it upon the altar, upon the wood that is upon the fire: it is a burnt sacrifice, an offering made by fire, of a sweet savour unto the LORD.

Leviticus 3:16

And the priest shall burn them upon the altar: it is the food of the offering made by fire for a sweet savour: all the fat is the LORD'S.

Amos 5:21

I hate, I despise your feast days, and I will not smell in your solemn assemblies.

John 6:51

I am the living bread which came down from heaven: if any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.

John 15:12-13

This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.

Romans 4:25

Who was delivered for our offences, and was raised again for our justification.

Romans 8:37

Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.

Romans 14:15-16

But if thy brother be grieved with thy meat, now walkest thou not charitably. Destroy not him with thy meat, for whom Christ died.

1 Corinthians 5:7

Purge out therefore the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ our passover is sacrificed for us:

1 Corinthians 16:14

Let all your things be done with charity.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

Galatians 1:4

Who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us from this present evil world, according to the will of God and our Father:

Ephesians 3:17

That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love,

Ephesians 3:19

And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God.

Ephesians 4:2

With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love;

Ephesians 4:15

But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:

1 Thessalonians 4:9

But as touching brotherly love ye need not that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.

1 Timothy 2:6

Who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time.

1 Timothy 4:12

Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

Titus 2:14

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

Hebrews 7:25-27

Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them.

Hebrews 9:23

It was therefore necessary that the patterns of things in the heavens should be purified with these; but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.

Hebrews 10:10-12

By the which will we are sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.

1 Peter 2:21-24

For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps:

1 Peter 4:8

And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins.

1 John 3:11-12

For this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.

1 John 3:16

Hereby perceive we the love of God, 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 should believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us commandment.

1 John 4:20-21

If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not seen?

Revelation 5:9

And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation;

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