Ephesians 4:2

“With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

With all lowlinesse and meekenesse, with long suffering, forbearing one another in loue.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

with all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love;
- American Standard Version (1901)

With all gentle and quiet behaviour, taking whatever comes, putting up with one another in love;
- Basic English Bible

with all lowliness and meekness, with long-suffering, bearing with one another in love;
- Darby Bible

With all lowliness and meekness, with long-suffering, forbearing one another in love;
- Webster's Bible

with all lowliness of mind and unselfishness, and with patience, bearing with one another lovingly, and earnestly striving to maintain,
- Weymouth Bible

with all lowliness and humility, with patience, bearing with one another in love;
- World English Bible

in which ye ben clepid, with al mekenesse and myldenesse, with pacience supportinge ech other in charite,
- Wycliffe Bible

with all lowliness and meekness, with long-suffering, forbearing one another in love,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 4:2


Eph 4:2 With all lowliness and meekness. Walk in humility and gentleness of spirit. These are characteristics of walking worthily. Other are long-suffering, forbearing one another. To take offense easily, and to seek to "pay back" any fancied injuries, are the opposite of these qualities. In love. If the heart is filled with love, the other qualities will be shown forth. Read 1Co 13:1-13.

Discussion for Ephesians 4

  • Villa Harris
    Love is the greatest gift, and with God all things are possible. Eph. Be strong in the lord you God with him all things are possible.
  • A disciple
    "..that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called.." Walk; (Greek=peripateo; to teead all around, tread all around, i.e. walk at large, (esp. as a proof of ability); fig. to live, deport oneself, follow [a course in life]). Worthy; (Greek=axios; appropriately); i.e. deserving, comparable or suitable. Vocation; (Greek=Klesis; an invitation); calling.
  • Lu2677
    Irene 123 "A world wide redemption for the whole church is on the horizon." What is your reference for the statement? Who; what group, of people do you call "the whole church"? Thanks
  • Bob
    The Lord and His word are meant to be taken personally. Weather good or bad, it is always His decision. His word is " do not let the sun go down on your anger". Honesty, integrity, humility and The Fear of The Lord. This leads to life.
  • Lilian
    To Michelleann: Jesus loves you surrender everything to Jesus and let him handle your situation. He is the only one who can heal our pain and wipe our tears only believe that Jesus is the healer. Keep thanking the blood of Jesus everyday praise and worship him with songs and praises meditate his words and his inspirational songs the moment you hear this the works of the defeated devil will crushed
  • Victor
    And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;
    12 For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:

    We all have a work to do in the body. No one part is more important than another.

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