Ephesians 4:22

“That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

That yee put off concerning the former conuersation, the olde man, which is corrupt according to the deceitfull lusts:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

that, in reference to your former manner of life, you lay aside the old self, which is being corrupted in accordance with the lusts of deceit,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

that ye put away, as concerning your former manner of life, the old man, that waxeth corrupt after the lusts of deceit;
- American Standard Version (1901)

That you are to put away, in relation to your earlier way of life, the old man, which has become evil by love of deceit;
- Basic English Bible

[namely] your having put off according to the former conversation the old man which corrupts itself according to the deceitful lusts;
- Darby Bible

That ye put off concerning the former manner of life the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts:
- Webster's Bible

to put away, in regard to your former mode of life, your original evil nature which is doomed to perish as befits its misleading impulses,
- Weymouth Bible

that you put away, as concerning your former way of life, the old man, that grows corrupt after the lusts of deceit;
- World English Bible

Do ye awey bi the elde lyuyng the elde man, that is corrupt bi the desiris of errour;
- Wycliffe Bible

ye are to put off concerning the former behaviour the old man, that is corrupt according to the desires of the deceit,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 4:22


4:22 The old man - That is, the whole body of sin. All sinful desires are deceitful; promising the happiness which they cannot give.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 4:22


Eph 4:22 Ye put off concerning the former conversation. The deeds. The old man. The old sinful life, in contrast with "the new man" (Eph 4:24), or new life in Christ.

Discussion for Ephesians 4:22

  • Eph 4:22 speaks on total transformation.We need to fill our minds with the mind of Christ.Our new life in Him becomes so strong like a tree planted near the river.

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