Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 become imitators of God, as beloved children, 2 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. 3 But sexual immorality, and all uncleanness, or greediness, must not even be named among you (as is fitting for saints),


Cross References

John 13:34

"A new commandment I give to you: that you love one another--just 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 [as] a ransom for many."

Galatians 2:20

and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me, and that [life] I now live in the flesh, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Colossians 3:14

And to all these [things] [add] love, which is [the] bond of perfection.

Hebrews 9:14

how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without blemish to God, cleanse our consciences from dead works to serve [the] living God?

Genesis 8:21

And Yahweh smelled the soothing fragrance, and Yahweh said {to himself}, "{Never again will I curse} the ground for the sake of humankind, because the inclination of the heart of humankind [is] evil from his youth. {Nor will I ever again destroy} all life as I have done.

Romans 8:3

For what [was] impossible for the law, in that it was weak through the flesh, God [did]. [By] sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and concerning sin, he condemned sin in the flesh,

2 Corinthians 2:15

For we are the aroma 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 [although he] was rich, for your sake he became poor, in order that you, by his poverty, may become rich.

Ephesians 5:25

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

Hebrews 9:26

since it would have been necessary for him to suffer many times from the foundation of the world, but now he has appeared once at the end of the ages for the removal of sin by the sacrifice of himself.

Revelation 1:5

and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To the one who loves us and released us from our sins by his blood

Leviticus 1:9

Then he must wash its inner parts and its lower leg bones with water, and the priest will turn into smoke the whole [animal] on the altar [as] a burnt offering [by] fire, [as] an appeasing fragrance for Yahweh.

Leviticus 1:13

Then he must wash the inner parts and the lower leg bones with water and the priest shall present the whole [animal] and will turn [it] into smoke on the altar; it [is] a burnt offering [by] fire [as] an appeasing fragrance for Yahweh.

Leviticus 1:17

Then he must tear it apart by its wings [but] must not sever [it]; then the priest will turn it into smoke on the altar. It [is] a burnt offering [by] fire [as] an appeasing fragrance for Yahweh.'"

Leviticus 3:16

The priest shall turn them into smoke on the altar [as] a food [offering]; all the fat [is] an offering made by fire [as] an appeasing fragrance for Yahweh.

Amos 5:21

"I hate, I despise your festivals, and I take no delight in your assemblies.

John 6:51

I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats from this bread, he will live {forever}. And the bread that 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

who was handed over on account of our trespasses, and was raised up in the interest of our justification.

Romans 8:37

[No], but in all these [things] we prevail completely through the one who loved us.

Romans 14:15-16

For if because of food, your brother is grieved, you are no longer living according to love. Do not destroy by your food that person for whom Christ died.

1 Corinthians 5:7

Clean out the old leaven in order that you may be a new batch of dough, just as you are unleavened. For Christ our Passover has been sacrificed.

1 Corinthians 16:14

All your [actions] must be done in love.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ controls us, [because we] have concluded this: that one died for all; as a result all died.

Galatians 1:4

who gave himself for our sins in order to rescue us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father,

Ephesians 3:17

[that] Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith (you having been firmly rooted and established in love),

Ephesians 3:19

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

Ephesians 4:2

with all humility and gentleness, with patience, putting up with one another in love,

Ephesians 4:15

But speaking the truth in love, we are to grow into him [with reference to] all [things], who is the head, Christ,

1 Thessalonians 4:9

But concerning brotherly love, I do not have need to write to you, for you yourselves are taught by God to love one another,

1 Timothy 2:6

who gave himself a ransom for all, the testimony at the proper time,

1 Timothy 4:12

Let no one look down on your youth, but be an example for the believers in word, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

Titus 2:14

who gave himself for us, in order that he might redeem us from all lawlessness and purify for himself a people for his own possession, zealous for good deeds.

Hebrews 7:25-27

Therefore also he is able to save completely those who draw near to God through him, [because he] always lives in order to intercede on their behalf.

Hebrews 9:23

Therefore [it was] necessary [for] the sketches of the [things] in heaven to be purified with these [sacrifices], but the heavenly [things] themselves [to be purified] with better sacrifices than these.

Hebrews 10:10-12

by which will we are made holy through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.

1 Peter 2:21-24

For to this you were called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you should follow in his footsteps,

1 Peter 4:8

Above all, keep your love for one another constant, because love covers a large number of sins.

1 John 3:11-12

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

1 John 3:16

We have come to know love by this: that {he} laid down his life on behalf of us, and we ought to lay down our lives on behalf of the brothers.

1 John 3:23

And 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 anyone 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 is not able to love God whom he has not seen.

Revelation 5:9

And they were singing a new song, saying, "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slaughtered, and bought [people] for God by your blood from every tribe and language and people and nation,

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