Ephesians 2:14

“For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For hee is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken downe the middle wall of partition betweene vs:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For He Himself is our peace, who made both {groups into} one and broke down the barrier of the dividing wall,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For he is our peace, who made both one, and brake down the middle wall of partition,
- American Standard Version (1901)

For he is our peace, who has made the two into one, and by whom the middle wall of division has been broken down,
- Basic English Bible

For *he* is our peace, who has made both one, and has broken down the middle wall of enclosure,
- Darby Bible

For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us;
- Webster's Bible

For He is our peace--He who has made Jews and Gentiles one, and in His own human nature has broken down the hostile dividing wall,
- Weymouth Bible

For he is our peace, who made both one, and broke down the middle wall of partition,
- World English Bible

For he is oure pees, that made bothe oon, and vnbyndynge the myddil wal of a wal with out morter, enmytees in his fleisch;
- Wycliffe Bible

for he is our peace, who did make both one, and the middle wall of the enclosure did break down,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 2:14


2:14 For he is our peace - Not only as he purchased it, but as he is the very bond and centre of union. He who hath made both - Jews and gentiles, one church. The apostle describes, The conjunction of the gentiles with Israel, #Eph 2:14|,15. And, The conjunction of both with God, #Eph 2:15 |- 18. Each description is subdivided into two parts. And the former part of the one, concerning abolishing the enmity, answers the former part of the other; the latter part of the one, concerning the evangelical decrees, the latter part of the other. And hath broken down the middle wall of partition - Alluding to that wall of old, which separated the court of Israel from the court of the gentiles. Such a wall was the ceremonial law, which Christ had now taken away.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 2:14


Eph 2:14 For he is our peace. It is the Crucified Christ that brought you nigh, for he, he only, is our peace. The creator of peace between Jew and Gentile; between alienated man and God. Who hath made both one. Jew and Gentile one. The old distinctions are destroyed. All are on the same footing before God. And hath broken down the middle wall of partition [between us]. Having broken down, or ended, the law of Moses which built up a wall between the Jews and Gentiles.

Discussion for Ephesians 2

  • A disciple
    "..in time past ye walked according to the course of this world..in times past in the lusts of our flesh..in time past Gentiles in the flesh..Wherefore remember..That at that time ye were without Christ.." To anyone who says to you, that we sin every day, and we can't help but sin; say, Unto what then is the Name of Jesus to us? and how can we be Saved from our sins, but still in our sins?
  • Steve morrow
    EPHESIANS 2:2 WHEREIN IN TIME PAST YOU WALKED ACCORDING TO THE COURSE OF THIS WORLD ACCORDING TO THE PRINCE OF THE POWER OF THE AIR THE SPIRIT THAT NOW WORKETH IN THE CHILDREN OF DISOBEDIENCE JEREMIAH 23:22 IF THEY HAD STOOD BEFORE ME AND LISTENED TO ME THEY WOULD HAVE SPOKEN --MY WORDS-- AND THEY WOULD HAVE TURNED MY PEOPLE FROM THEIR EVIL WAYS AND DEEDS
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    Eternal truth- For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.
  • Edna
    Dear Sanits, words in the scripture are container that hold truth. Verse 1 quicken Made alive in Christ jesus sitted in the heavenlys. Save by faith not works of the flesh but by Galatian 5.22 spirit.We have been reconciled.Our Lord has made a way with Jes and Gentiles.redemtion Read 2.15. He has made us a new man no longer strangers Now he has made his abode in us SO REJOICE SANITS REJOICE
  • Ray321
    Ephesians 2:12 That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world: Wow, was God dealing with Jews first, that's why we were aliens from the commonwealth of Israel. God made promises to the Jews, that's why Jesus wasn't ready for the Gentiles. Paul was chosen. Act 9:15
  • Fay
    This is fill with good food for the soul I enjoyed reading this book. I continue to come back and read and share all the good information with my family , friends and co-workers. We must be afraid to share the word of GOD with everyone.

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