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 5:30

  • Jacques Guérard for verse 30
    There is also another unsuspected aspect that we are of his flesh and bones as Adam is from the flesh and bones of the elohim, his biologic procreator. The Bible says that Adam is the son of god elohim . This elohim, contrary to human doctrines, is not the Father YHVH whom no man has seen. This elohim was a cestial man but physical see godeloah.webnode.fr the-creatures the-physical-nature-of-the-celestial-creatures .
  • Godlisten Masaki for verse 30
    This scripture clearly indicates that,that which is in our spirit can clearly be manifested in our body,flesh and bones as we acknowledge what is in our spirit and see ourselves that way because as he is so are we and all things which we need in life he has give them to us
  • i can never ask to be close to Him again.

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