Ephesians 4:8

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

Wherefore He saith, When He ascended up on high, He led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men.
New King James Version

Therefore He says: “When He ascended on high, He led captivity captive, and gave gifts to men.”
New American Standard Bible

Therefore it (He) says, “When He ascended on high, He led captive a host of captives, and He gave gifts to men.
New International Version

This is why it (or, God) says: “When He ascended on high, He led captives in His train and gave gifts to men.”
The Amplified Bible

Therefore it is said, When He ascended on high, He led captivity captive [He led a train of vanquished foes – He conquered those who had conquered us; such as sin, the devil, and death] and He bestowed gifts on men.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

Wherefore He says, Having ascended on high, He led away captive those taken captive and gave gifts to men.
Phillips’ Modern English

Thus the scripture says: When He ascended on high, He led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men.
Williams’ Language of the People

Concerning this the Scripture says: “He led a host of captives, when He went up on high, and granted gifts to men.”
 
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  1. 1. The Apostles; The Normal Christian Church Life - Watchman Nee God has chosen to work through His servants. Among the servants of God the apostles are the most important ones.

  2. 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.

  3. A Slippery Slope - Neil Girrard Like Francis Schaeffer's How Shall We Then Live?, Frank Viola's wonderful historical analysis in Pagan Christianity is tainted by the short-comings of the last chapter.

  4. 8. Surmounting Three Major Obstacles; The Unfinished Reformation - An Analysis - Neil Girrard Morrison again looks ahead to “a united church,” offering his ideas (compiled in the late 1940s) as to how to overcome what he saw as three major obstacles to “ecumenical unity.”

  5. Unity Is Not Optional - Neil Girrard The words used in the New Testament that speak of the unity of the body of Christ are infrequent and precise – and they are a necessity.
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