Ephesians 4:3

“Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Endeuouring to keepe the vnitie of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

giving diligence to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Taking care to keep the harmony of the Spirit in the yoke of peace.
- Basic English Bible

using diligence to keep the unity of the Spirit in the uniting bond of peace.
- Darby Bible

Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
- Webster's Bible

in the uniting bond of peace, the unity given by the Spirit.
- Weymouth Bible

being eager to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
- World English Bible

bisi to kepe vnyte of spirit in the boond of pees.
- Wycliffe Bible

being diligent to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of the peace;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 4:3


4:3 Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit - That mutual union and harmony, which is a fruit of the Spirit. The bond of peace is love.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 4:3


Eph 4:3 Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit. The unity of those who have the same Spirit, not merely an outward unity. In the bond of peace. An outward unity, which does not secure peace, cannot be the unity of the Spirit. Forbearance and long-suffering are essential to unity and peace.

Discussion for Ephesians 4

  • Todd Brawley
    And again i say.....read proverbs. I think if all read and followed that book, the rrst of it would come easy if you live by the rulls.
  • A disciple
    "Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbor: for we are members one of another...Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying that it may minister grace unto the hearers." The first tendency of a guilty conscience is to run and hide and then right on its heels to lie about it. We come to the light TO BE MANIFESTED!
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 12:49 for I have not spoken of myself but THE FATHER which sent me HE gave ME a commandment what I should say and what I should speak --12:50-- and I know that HIS commandment is life everlasting whatsoever I speak therefore even as THE FATHER said unto ME so I speak
  • Steve morrow
    ACTS 5:30 the GOD of our fathers raised up JESUS whom you slew and hanged on a tree Acts 2:32 this JESUS hath GOD raised up whereof we all are witnesses ACTS 1:1 the former treatise have I made o theophilus of all that JESUS began both to do and teach --1:2-- until the day in which HE was taken up after that HE through the holy spirit had given commandments unto the apostles whom he had chosen
  • Steve morrow
    ROMANS 8:11 but if the spirit of HIM that raised up JESUS from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by HIS spirit that dwelleth in you --8:12-- therefore brethren we are debtors not to the flesh to live after the flesh --8:13-- for if you live after the flesh you shall die but if you through the spirit do mortify the deeds of the body you shall live
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 6:63 it is the spirit that quickeneth the flesh profiteth nothing the words that I speak unto you --- they are spirit --- and they are life John 5:21 for as THE FATHER raiseth up the dead and quickeneth them even so THE SON quickeneth whom HE will PSALM 119:25 my soul cleaveth unto the dust quicken thou me according to THY word

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