Ephesians 2:2
Good News Translation
At that time you followed the world's evil way; you obeyed the ruler of the spiritual powers in space, the spirit who now controls the people who disobey God.

Contemporary English Version
You followed the ways of this world and obeyed the devil. He rules the world, and his spirit has power over everyone who doesn't obey God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wherein in time past you walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of this air, of the spirit that now worketh on the children of unbelief:

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Wherein in time past you walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of this air, of the spirit that now worketh on the children of unbelief:

in time.

Ephesians 2:3 In which also we all conversed in time past, in the desires of our flesh, fulfilling the will of the flesh and of our thoughts, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest:

Ephesians 4:22 To put off, according to former conversation, the old man, who is corrupted according to the desire of error.

Job 31:7 If my step hath turned out of the way, and if my heart hath followed my eyes, and if a spot hath cleaved to my hands:

Acts 19:35 And when the town clerk had appeased the multitudes, he said: Ye men of Ephesus, what man is there that knoweth not that the city of the Ephesians is a worshipper of the great Diana and of Jupiter's offspring?

1 Corinthians 6:11 And such some of you were. But you are washed: but you are sanctified: but you are justified: in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ and the Spirit of our God.

Colossians 1:21 And you, whereas you were some time alienated and enemies in mind in evil works:

Colossians 3:7 In which you also walked some time, when you lived in them.

1 Peter 4:3 For the time past is sufficient to have fulfilled the will of the Gentiles, for them who have walked in riotousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings and unlawful worshipping of idols.

1 John 5:19 We know that we are of God and the whole world is seated in wickedness.

walked according.

Psalm 17:14 From the enemies of thy hand. O Lord, divide them from the few of the earth in their life: their belly is filled from thy hidden stores. They are full of children: and they have left to their little ones the rest of their substance.

Jeremiah 23:10 Because the land is full of adulterers, because the land hath mourned by reason of cursing, the fields of the desert are dried up: and their course is become evil, and their strength unlike.

Luke 16:8 And the lord commended the unjust steward, forasmuch as he had done wisely: for the children of this world are wiser in their generation than the children of light.

John 7:7 The world cannot hate you: but me it hateth, because I give testimony of it, that the works thereof are evil,

John 8:23 And he said to them: You are from beneath: I am from above. You are of this world: I am not of this world.

John 15:19 If you had been of the world, the world would love its own: but because you are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.

Romans 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be reformed in the newness of your mind, that you may prove what is the good and the acceptable and the perfect will of God.

1 Corinthians 5:10 I mean not with the fornicators of this world or with the covetous or the extortioners or the servers of idols: otherwise you must needs go out of this world.

Galatians 1:4 Who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us from this present wicked world, according to the will of God and our Father:

2 Timothy 4:10 Crescens into Galatia, Titus into Dalmatia.

James 1:7 Therefore let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord.

James 4:4 Adulterers, know you not that the friendship of this world is the enemy of God? Whosoever therefore will be a friend of this world becometh an enemy of God.

1 John 2:15-17 Love not the world, nor the things which are in the world. If any man love the world, the charity of the Father is not in him. . . .

1 John 5:4 For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world. And this is the victory which overcameth the world: Our faith.

the prince.

Ephesians 6:12 For our wrestling is not against flesh and blood; but against principalities and powers, against the rulers of the world of this darkness, against the spirits of wickedness in the high places.

John 8:44 You are of your father the devil: and the desires of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning: and he stood not in the truth, because truth is not in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father thereof.

John 12:31 Now is the judgment of the world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.

John 14:30 I will not now speak many things with you. For the prince of this world: cometh: and in me he hath not any thing.

John 16:11 And of judgment: because the prince of this world is already judged.

1 John 5:19 We know that we are of God and the whole world is seated in wickedness.

Revelation 12:9 And that great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, who is called the devil and Satan, who seduceth the whole world. And he was cast unto the earth: and his angels were thrown down with him.

Revelation 13:8,14 And all that dwell upon the earth adored him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb which was slain from the beginning of the world. . . .

Revelation 20:2 And he laid hold on the dragon, the old serpent, which is the devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years.

of the air.

Job 1:7,16,19 And the Lord said to him: Whence comest thou? And he answered and said: I have gone round about the earth, and walked through it. . . .

Revelation 16:17 And the seventh angel poured out his vial upon the air. And there came a great voice out of the temple from the throne, saying: It is done.

the spirit.

Matthew 12:43-45 And when an unclean spirit is gone out of a man he walketh through dry places seeking rest, and findeth none. . . .

Luke 11:21-26 When a strong man armed keepeth his court, those things are in peace which he possesseth. . . .

Luke 22:2,3,31 And the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might put Jesus to death: but they feared the people. . . .

John 13:2,27 And when supper was done (the devil having now put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon, to betray him), . . .

Acts 5:3 But Peter said: Ananias, why hath Satan tempted thy heart, that thou shouldst lie to the Holy Ghost and by fraud keep part of the price of the land?

2 Corinthians 4:4 In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of unbelievers, that the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should not shine unto them.

1 John 3:8 He that committeth sin is of the devil: for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God appeared, that he might destroy the works of the devil.

1 John 4:4 You are of God, little children, and have overcome him. Because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

the children.

Ephesians 2:3 In which also we all conversed in time past, in the desires of our flesh, fulfilling the will of the flesh and of our thoughts, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest:

Ephesians 5:6 Let no man deceive you with vain words. For because of these things cometh the anger of God upon the children of unbelief.

Isaiah 30:1 Woe to you, apostate children, saith the Lord, that you would take counsel, and not of me: and would begin a web, and not by my spirit, that you might add sin upon sin:

Isaiah 57:4 Upon whom have you jested? upon whom have you opened your mouth wide, and put out your tongue? are not you wicked children, a false seed,

Hosea 10:9 From the days of Gabaa, Israel hath sinned, there they stood: the battle in Gabaa against the children of iniquity shall not overtake them.

Matthew 11:19 The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say: Behold a man that is a glutton and a wine drinker, a friend of publicans and sinners. And wisdom is justified by her children.

Matthew 13:38 And the field is the world. And the good seed are the children of the kingdom. And the cockle are the children of the wicked one.

Colossians 3:6 For which things the wrath of God cometh upon the children of unbelief.

1 Peter 1:14 As children of obedience, not fashioned according to the former desires of your ignorance,

*Gr:

2 Peter 2:14 Having eyes full of adultery and of sin that ceaseth not: alluring unstable souls: having their heart exercised with covetousness: children of malediction.

*Gr:

1 John 3:10 In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil. Whosoever is not just is not of God, or he that loveth not his brother.

Context
Alive with Christ
1And you, when you were dead in your offences and sins, 2Wherein in time past you walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of this air, of the spirit that now worketh on the children of unbelief: 3In which also we all conversed in time past, in the desires of our flesh, fulfilling the will of the flesh and of our thoughts, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest:…
Cross References
Matthew 13:22
And he that received the seed among thorns, is he that heareth the word, and the care of this world and the deceitfulness of riches choketh up the word, and he becometh fruitless.

Mark 4:19
And the cares of the world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts after other things entering in choke the word, and it is made fruitless.

John 12:31
Now is the judgment of the world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.

1 Corinthians 6:11
And such some of you were. But you are washed: but you are sanctified: but you are justified: in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ and the Spirit of our God.

Ephesians 1:21
Above all principality and power and virtue and dominion and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come.

Ephesians 2:3
In which also we all conversed in time past, in the desires of our flesh, fulfilling the will of the flesh and of our thoughts, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest:

Ephesians 2:11
For which cause be mindful that you, being heretofore gentiles is the flesh, who are called uncircumcision by that which is called circumcision in the flesh, made by hands:

Ephesians 2:13
But now in Christ Jesus, you, who some time were afar off, are made nigh by the blood of Christ.

Ephesians 4:17
This then I say and testify in the Lord: That henceforward you walk not as also the Gentiles walk in the vanity of their mind:

Ephesians 5:6
Let no man deceive you with vain words. For because of these things cometh the anger of God upon the children of unbelief.

Ephesians 5:8
For you were heretofore darkness, but now light in the Lord. Walk then as children of the light.

Ephesians 6:12
For our wrestling is not against flesh and blood; but against principalities and powers, against the rulers of the world of this darkness, against the spirits of wickedness in the high places.

Colossians 3:7
In which you also walked some time, when you lived in them.

James 1:27
Religion clean and undefiled before God and the Father is this: to visit the fatherless and widows in their tribulation and to keep one's self unspotted from this world.

1 Peter 4:3
For the time past is sufficient to have fulfilled the will of the Gentiles, for them who have walked in riotousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings and unlawful worshipping of idols.

Revelation 16:17
And the seventh angel poured out his vial upon the air. And there came a great voice out of the temple from the throne, saying: It is done.

Additional Translations
in which you used to walk when you conformed to the ways of this world and of the ruler of the power of the air, the spirit who is now at work in the sons of disobedience.

in which once you walked according to the age of this world, according to the ruler of the authority of the air, the spirit now working in the sons of disobedience,

Wherein in time past you walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now works in the children of disobedience:

wherein ye once walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the powers of the air, of the spirit that now worketh in the sons of disobedience;

in which ye once walked according to the age of this world, according to the ruler of the authority of the air, the spirit who now works in the sons of disobedience:

wherein aforetime ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, of the spirit that now worketh in the sons of disobedience;

In which in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience:

which were once habitual to you while you walked in the ways of this world and obeyed the Prince of the powers of the air, the spirits that are now at work in the hearts of the sons of disobedience--to you God has given Life.

in which you once walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit who now works in the children of disobedience;

in which once ye did walk according to the age of this world, according to the ruler of the authority of the air, of the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience,
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