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Ephesians 4:17 New King James Version (NKJV)

The New Man

17 This I say, therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you should no longer walk as [a]the rest of the Gentiles walk, in the futility of their mind,

Footnotes:

  1. Ephesians 4:17 NU omits the rest of
New King James Version (NKJV)

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Ephesians 4:17 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

The Christian’s Walk

17 So I say this, and affirm in the Lord, that you are to no longer walk just as the [a]Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their minds,

Footnotes:

  1. Ephesians 4:17 I.e., unbelieving Gentiles
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Ephesians 4:17 Amplified Bible (AMP)

The Christian’s Walk

17 So this I say, and solemnly affirm together with the Lord [as in His presence], that you must no longer live as the [unbelieving] Gentiles live, in the futility of their minds [and in the foolishness and emptiness of their souls],

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Ephesians 4:17 New International Version (NIV)

Instructions for Christian Living

17 So I tell you this, and insist on it in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking.

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Ephesians 4:17 King James Version (KJV)

17 This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,

Ephesians 2:3 New King James Version (NKJV)

among whom also we all once conducted ourselves in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, just as the others.

New King James Version (NKJV)

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Ephesians 2:3 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Among them [a]we too all previously lived in the lusts of our flesh, [b]indulging the desires of the flesh and of the [c]mind, and were by nature children of wrath, just as the rest.

Footnotes:

  1. Ephesians 2:3 I.e., Jewish believers
  2. Ephesians 2:3 Lit doing
  3. Ephesians 2:3 Lit thoughts
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Ephesians 2:3 Amplified Bible (AMP)

Among these [unbelievers] we all once lived in the passions of our flesh [our behavior governed by the sinful self], indulging the desires of [a]human nature [without the Holy Spirit] and [the impulses] of the [sinful] mind. We were, by nature, children [under the sentence] of [God’s] wrath, just like the rest [of mankind].

Footnotes:

  1. Ephesians 2:3 Lit flesh.
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Ephesians 2:3 New International Version (NIV)

All of us also lived among them at one time, gratifying the cravings of our flesh[a] and following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature deserving of wrath.

Footnotes:

  1. Ephesians 2:3 In contexts like this, the Greek word for flesh (sarx) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit.
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Ephesians 2:3 King James Version (KJV)

Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.

Romans 8:7-8 New King James Version (NKJV)

Because the [a]carnal mind is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, nor indeed can be. So then, those who are in the flesh cannot please God.

Footnotes:

  1. Romans 8:7 fleshly
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Romans 8:7-8 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

because the mind [a]set on the flesh is hostile toward God; for it does not subject itself to the law of God, for it is not even able to do so, and those who are in the flesh cannot please God.

Footnotes:

  1. Romans 8:7 Lit of the
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Romans 8:7-8 Amplified Bible (AMP)

the mind of the flesh [with its sinful pursuits] is actively hostile to God. It does not submit itself to God’s law, since it cannot, and those who are in the flesh [living a life that caters to sinful appetites and impulses] cannot please God.

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Romans 8:7-8 New International Version (NIV)

The mind governed by the flesh is hostile to God; it does not submit to God’s law, nor can it do so. Those who are in the realm of the flesh cannot please God.

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Romans 8:7-8 King James Version (KJV)

Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.

So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God.

Isaiah 55:7 New King James Version (NKJV)

Let the [a]wicked forsake his way,
And the unrighteous man his thoughts;
Let him return to the Lord,
And He will have mercy on him;
And to our God,
For He will abundantly pardon.

Footnotes:

  1. Isaiah 55:7 Lit. man of iniquity
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Isaiah 55:7 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Let the wicked abandon his way,
And the unrighteous person his thoughts;
And let him return to the Lord,
And He will have compassion on him,
And to our God,
For He will abundantly pardon.

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Isaiah 55:7 Amplified Bible (AMP)


Let the wicked leave (behind) his way
And the unrighteous man his thoughts;
And let him return to the Lord,
And He will have compassion (mercy) on him,
And to our God,
For He will abundantly pardon.

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Isaiah 55:7 New International Version (NIV)

Let the wicked forsake their ways
    and the unrighteous their thoughts.
Let them turn to the Lord, and he will have mercy on them,
    and to our God, for he will freely pardon.

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Isaiah 55:7 King James Version (KJV)

Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

Isaiah 65:2 New King James Version (NKJV)

I have stretched out My hands all day long to a rebellious people,
Who walk in a way that is not good,
According to their own thoughts;

New King James Version (NKJV)

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Isaiah 65:2 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

I have spread out My hands all day long to a rebellious people,
Who walk in the way which is not good, [a]following their own thoughts,

Footnotes:

  1. Isaiah 65:2 Lit after
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Isaiah 65:2 Amplified Bible (AMP)


“I have spread out My hands all the day long to a rebellious and stubborn people,
Who walk in the way that is not good, [following] after their own thoughts and intentions,

Amplified Bible (AMP)

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