Ephesians 4:32

“And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And bee ye kinde one to another. tender hearted, forgiuing one another, euen as God for Christs sake hath forgiuen you.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving each other, even as God also in Christ forgave you.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And be kind to one another, full of pity, having forgiveness for one another, even as God in Christ had forgiveness for you.
- Basic English Bible

and be to one another kind, compassionate, forgiving one another, so as God also in Christ has forgiven you.
- Darby Bible

And be ye kind one to another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.
- Webster's Bible

On the contrary learn to be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, just as God in Christ has also forgiven you.
- Weymouth Bible

And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving each other, just as God also in Christ forgave you.
- World English Bible

and be ye togidere benygne, merciful, foryyuynge togidere, as also God foryaf to you in Crist.
- Wycliffe Bible

and become one to another kind, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, according as also God in Christ did forgive you.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 4:32


4:32 As God, showing himself kind and tenderhearted in the highest degree, hath forgiven you.


Discussion for Ephesians 4

  • Irene123
    To Bible Reader on Eph.4:8 - When I posted this - I just assumed vs. 9
  • Bible Reader


    Irene123 you quoted
    Eph. 4:8 - This is a ref. to Jesus descending into hell to rescue the O.T. saints who died in faith, 
    I was wandering if you meant the grave instead of hell because true saints of God living a holy separate life want be in hell. I'm not being rude just curious what you was trying to say.
  • Irene123
    Eph. 4:8 - This is a ref. to Jesus descending into hell to rescue the O.T. saints who died in faith, Jesus having the KEYS of death and hell, Rev. 1:18. The 'gifts' to men came in Acts 2:38; the MAIN gift was the Holy Ghost from which came all the gifts of - healing, casting out devils, teachers, pastors, etc. Line upon line,.....precept upon precept, Isa. 28:10.
  • Gbadebo Titilope Timothy GTT
    One tree,many abiding branches, realise yourself in Christ, be committed and faithful
  • Irene123
    V. 26 - I had read this verse many times and - I knew it was possible to do, to be angry (really angry, not just miffed) and sin not - because the Bible says so. BUT - I just couldn't imagine how. I found out how a couple of days ago. My husband is anti God. He was trying to be a 'mini' dictator to our FORTY-SIX yr. old son!! I told him it was our son's decision, not his. but, I didn't 'lose' it
  • Rich Kay
    As believers we are charged to always speak good and not evil,to others and about all things,in order to encourage others in the Lord.