Ephesians 1:23

“Which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Which is his body, the fulnesse of him that filleth all in all.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

which is His body, the fullness of Him who fills all in all.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Which is his body, the full measure of him in whom all things are made complete.
- Basic English Bible

which is his body, the fulness of him who fills all in all:
- Darby Bible

Which is his body, the fullness of him that filleth all in all.
- Webster's Bible

the completeness of Him who everywhere fills the universe with Himself.
- Weymouth Bible

which is his body, the fullness of him who fills all in all.
- World English Bible

that is the bodi of hym, and the plente of hym, which is alle thingis in alle thingis fulfillid.
- Wycliffe Bible

which is his body, the fulness of Him who is filling the all in all,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 1:23

1:23 The fulness of him that filleth all in all - It is hard to say in what sense this can be spoken of the church; but the sense is easy and natural, if we refer it to Christ, who is the fulness of the Father.

People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 1:23

Eph 1:23 Which is his body. His spiritual body, living by union with the Head, pervaded by the life of Christ. The fulness of him. The church is a manifestation of the fullness of Christ, the body filled by his life, who filleth all in all. Filleth all things with his majesty and power. The object of the last four verses is to describe Christ's glories. These are: (1) His resurrection; (2) His Exaltation to God's Right Hand; (3) His Supreme Dominion; (4) His Headship to the Church, his Body, filled with His Fullness. These glories all follow his stooping unto the death of the cross. He abased himself that he might be exalted. See Heb 12:2.

Discussion for Ephesians 1

  • Michael c theriault
    thank you lord for saving me lord and washing my sins away
  • Anthony Holloway
    Praise God for sealing us with His Holy Spirit when we were born again as stated in vs.13 of chapter 1. Also God through Paul shows us inspired words to pray over fellow believers in verses 17-23...notice Paul in verse 16 says he makes mention or speaks words ...and there is a [ ;] semicolon after the word prayers, then in verse 17 he begins what he prays for over his fellow believers. Praise God!
  • Clyde Lester Banks
    I believe that Ephesians is the definition of the salvation method of all the believers. Who believe that Jesus Christ is the one true God, and the creator of all the people of the Earth, and Angels, and all things from the foundation of the world. Called to be saints by receiving the spirit of God in them-with the Holy Ghost of God. They that worship Him, must worship him in spirit and in truth.
  • Word
    J they do love death, which is to say the devil. They, the ones that went against Jesus are but not all of those wrote of in Matt. 13 vs 36 to 44 speaking of the tares the wicked one sends to earth. At the attempted overthrow by Satan when he tried to steal the mercy seat that he was to guard those followed Satan.
  • Word
    Bible reader that's true and God is a righteous Judge so when the Great White Throne Judgment occurrs it is your actions and what you did is what condemns a person or if good they get good rewards. If one truly is sorry and that sin is heart felt because God knows and one ask for forgiveness it will be cleared through Christ.
  • Bible reader
    JESUS loves everyone NOT the sin that the individual does.

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