Ephesians 4:18

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

Having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart:
New King James Version

having their understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardening of their heart;
New American Standard Bible

being darkened in their understanding, excluded (alienated) from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardness of their heart;
New International Version

They are darkened in their understanding and separated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them due to the hardening of their hearts.
The Amplified Bible

Their moral understanding is darkened and their reasoning is beclouded. [They are] alienated (estranged, self-banished) from the life of God – with no share in it. [This is] because of the ignorance – the want of knowledge and perception, the willful blindness – that is deep seated in them, due to their hardness of heart (to the insensitiveness of their moral nature).
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

being those who have their understanding darkened, who have been alienated from the life of God through the ignorance which is in them, through the hardening of their hearts.
Phillips’ Modern English

For they live in a world of shadows, and are cut off from the life of God through their deliberate ignorance of mind and sheer hardness of heart.
Williams’ Language of the People

with darkened understanding, estranged from the life of God because of the ignorance that exists among them and because of the stubbornness of their hearts;
 
Eph. 4:17 π Eph. 4:19
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  1. The Adversary’s Subjects on the Inhabited Earth. How He Retains His Kingdom and Control in the World of Men.; The Warfare With Satan and the Way of Victory - Jesse Penn-Lewis It is of the supremest importance to the Prince of this world that those who dwell in his realm should not know it is under his control, therefore he exerts all his ingenuity to keep them unconscious of their condition. To keep men ignorant of their position he blinds their minds!

  2. The Basic Fact of the Fall; War On the Saints - Jesse Penn-Lewis The primary fact to be recognized by every human being is the complete and utter ruin of the first creation at the Fall, when the First Adam admitted the poison of the serpent, which permeated and corrupted his whole being beyond repair.

  3. The Church of the Twentieth Century; War On the Saints - Jesse Penn-Lewis The low spiritual condition of the saints accounts for the rampant ignorance about the demonic.

  4. Faithfulness to Light Not Sufficient Safeguard Against Deception; War On the Saints - Jesse Penn-Lewis The children of God need to know that to be true in motive, and faithful up to light, is not sufficient safeguard against deception.

  5. The Mighty Antithesis: Sin and Grace - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) A.W. Tozer encountered hyper-grace in the 1950s and demonstrated that any discussion of sin and grace is going to cover ground at least touched upon by the conflict between Pelagius and Augustine in the 5th century.

  6. No Place for the Poor - Neil Girrard Wealth and poverty and work are not the simple matters many people believe them to be.

  7. Our Heavenly Calling in Christ - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Our heavenly calling in Christ requires a balance of deeper and more accurate knowledge of exactly what God has done for and given to us accompanied by our diligent obedience and spiritually mature attentiveness to the responsibilities He has placed upon us.

  8. Overcoming Through Perseverance; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard Just because God meets us where we’re at does not mean that we’ve arrived.

  9. A Prayer Request - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) The deepest desire of our heart is for the return of Christ. Isn’t it?

  10. Saints or Sinners - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) What is an individual after a genuine conversion? Why does it matter?

  11. 5. Sin - the Work of the Flesh; The Sons of the Devil - Neil Girrard The works of the flesh are evident – and abounding – and they keep us out of God’s kingdom!
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