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

  • Gloria Pray
    Ephesians teaches us how to love and to continue in love" and not to be a part taker of evilness. This book is powerful Jesus Christ and our Father has given us the way to live through his word. Every word that is written in the bible comes from GOD: through man. As he gave his only begotten son to come and lead us. That was GOD: working and speaking through his son. AMEN.
  • Johnnyreb
    Lu2627, what I think is that God is all powerful . Lillian thinks that we have to accept him. Scripture commands all to repent and believe, but none can in and of themselves.
  • Sylvia Williams
    the bible is a survival kit for those who are lost
  • Lu2677
    Deuteronomy 32:39 "See now that I, even I am he, and there is no God with me: I kill and I make alive: I wound and I heal: neither is there any that can deliver out of my hand."
    What do you think of this verse?
  • Onesimus
    Being one the most informational passages about Christian conduct and promise, it also raises an important and baffling question. If in fact we have and believe, why are/do so many sit on their blessed assurance???
  • Ella
    I find ephesians is hope and faith that fills my soul. We have hope through our Lord Jesus Christ.

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