Ephesians 5:30

“For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

because we are members of His body.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

because we are members of his body.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because we are parts of his body.
- Basic English Bible

for we are members of his body; [we are of his flesh, and of his bones.]
- Darby Bible

For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.
- Webster's Bible

because we are, as it were, parts of His Body.
- Weymouth Bible

because we are members of his body, of his flesh and bones.
- World English Bible

And we ben membris of his bodi, of his fleisch, and of his boonys.
- Wycliffe Bible

because members we are of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 5:30


5:30 For we - The reason why Christ nourishes and cherishes the church is, that close connexion between them which is here expressed in the words of Moses, originally spoken concerning Eve. Are members - Are as intimately united to Christ, in a spiritual sense, as if we were literally flesh of his flesh, and bone of his bone.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 5:30


Eph 5:30 We are members of his body. We are all members of Christ's body, the church. But the church is his Bride. Of his flesh, and of his bones. The language of Ge 2:23, where Adam declares that his wife "is bone of his bone and flesh of his flesh", applies to our relation to Christ.

Discussion for Ephesians 5

  • Brianna Wilson
    Vs. 3-5 A good reminder to do a self evaluation of the things I choose to entertain me. Whether it be TV shows with improper themes, music, or internet videos. I know that individuals who practice what is in verse 3,4 do not have Jehovah God's favor. This helps me to see that I probably can be doing more productive things with my time.
  • Dennis
    Full of inspirations
  • Monica
    I love this. It seems to me, that many people have forgotten, or perhaps, they never learned the true meaning of a real marriage. If this was true, the divorce rate would not be so high. If people would go back to the basic foundation, the scripture, one"a life would be easier--it would have to be.
  • Lilian
    God can only bless the Couple and bind them into one. Husband and the wife will become in one flesh. It is very important to have a legally married for the marriage in the church is sacrament where the house of witnessing. But above all this couple must walk in spirit and not in the flesh. Obey God's words and meditate them every day. If the Couple need Jesus then you have everything that u Need
  • Steve morrow
    john 15:9 as THE FATHER hath loved me so have I loved you ---- continue ye in MY love ---- 10 IF you keep MY commandments you shall abide in MY love even as I have kept MY FATHERS commandments and abide in HIS love 1 JOHN 3:10 IN THIS THE CHILDREN OF GOD ARE MANIFEST AND THE CHILDREN OF THE devil WHOSOEVER DOETH NOT RIGHTEOUSNESS --- IS NOT OF GOD --- NEITHER HE THAT LOVETH NOT HIS BROTHER 1 JOHN 2:9 HE THAT SAITH HE IS IN THE LIGHT AND HATETH HIS BROTHER IS IN DARKNESS EVEN UNTIL NOW 10 HE THAT LOVETH HIS BROTHER ABIDETH IN THE LIGHT AND THERE IS NON OCCASION OF STUMBLING IN HIM 1 JOHN 5:2 BY THIS WE KNOW THAT WE LOVE THE CHILDREN OF GOD WHEN WE LOVE GOD AND KEEP HIS COMMANDMENTS ----- JOHN 14:24 HE THAT LOVETH ME NOT KEEPETH NOT MY SAYINGS AND THE WORD WHICH YOU HEAR IS NOT MINE BUT THE FATHERS WHICH SENT ME
  • Mark Rubenstein
    God said , " Let Us Create Man in Our Image " . Us Our is more then one ! Why ? As God made Adam Eve joined in holy marriage they became one flesh . God sows He is one God, Father Son Spirit, joined in 3 forms . We were made in His image , Body Soul Spirit . God wants us to be a team . As a team , ie. , the body of Christ , we can reflect His light to those in spiritual darkness ! " Hear all Israel the Lord, our God , the Lord is One " ! Unconditional love comes from Above !

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