Ephesians 4:17

“This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

This I say therefore and testifie in the Lord, that yee henceforth walke not as other Gentiles walke in the vanitie of their minde,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So this I say, and affirm together with the Lord, that you walk no longer just as the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye no longer walk as the Gentiles also walk, in the vanity of their mind,
- American Standard Version (1901)

This I say, then, and give witness in the Lord, that you are to go no longer in the way of the Gentiles whose minds are turned to that which has no profit,
- Basic English Bible

This I say therefore, and testify in [the] Lord, that ye should no longer walk as [the rest of] the nations walk in [the] vanity of their mind,
- Darby Bible

This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,
- Webster's Bible

Therefore I warn you, and I implore you in the name of the Master, no longer to live as the Gentiles in their perverseness live,
- Weymouth Bible

This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you no longer walk as the rest of the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind,
- World English Bible

Therfor Y seie and witnesse this thing in the Lord, that ye walke not now, as hethene men walken, in the vanyte of her wit;
- Wycliffe Bible

This, then, I say, and I testify in the Lord; ye are no more to walk, as also the other nations walk, in the vanity of their mind,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 4:17


4:17 This therefore I say - He returns thither where he begun, #Eph 4:1|. And testify in the Lord - In the name and by the authority of the Lord Jesus. In the vanity of their mind - Having lost the knowledge of the true God, #Rom 1:21|. This is the root of all evil walking.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 4:17


Eph 4:17 This I say, therefore. Now, after the statement of the great principles named in Eph 4:3-16, Paul returns to the exhortation of Eph 4:1-3. Walk not as other Gentiles. Having come out from the heathen and abandoned all their sins. The vanity of their mind. Vanity of mind means what is a waste of life.

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