Ephesians 2:3
Good News Translation
Actually all of us were like them and lived according to our natural desires, doing whatever suited the wishes of our own bodies and minds. In our natural condition we, like everyone else, were destined to suffer God's anger.

Contemporary English Version
Once we were also ruled by the selfish desires of our bodies and minds. We had made God angry, and we were going to be punished like everyone else.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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:

New American Bible
All of us once lived among them in the desires of our flesh, following the wishes of the flesh and the impulses, and we were by nature children of wrath, like the rest.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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:

we.

Isaiah 53:6 All we like sheep have gone astray, every one hath turned aside into his own way: and the Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.

Isaiah 64:6,7 And we are all become as one unclean, and all our justices as the rag of a menstruous woman: and we have all fallen as a leaf, and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away. . . .

Daniel 9:5-9 We have sinned, we have committed iniquity, we have done wickedly, and have revolted: and we have gone aside from thy commandments, and thy judgments. . . .

Romans 3:9-19 What then? Do we excel them? No, not so. For we have charged both Jews and Greeks, that they are all under sin. . . .

1 Corinthians 6:9-11 Know you not that the unjust shall not possess the kingdom of God? Do not err: Neither fornicators nor idolaters nor adulterers: . . .

Galatians 2:15,16 We by nature are Jews: and not of the Gentiles, sinners. . . .

Galatians 3:22 But the scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the promise, by the faith of Jesus Christ, might be given to them that believe.

Titus 3:3 For we ourselves also were some time unwise, incredulous, erring, slaves to divers desires and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful and hating one another.

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 1:8-10 If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us. . . .

in times.

Ephesians 4:17-19 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: . . .

Acts 14:16 Who in times past, suffered all nations to walk in their own ways.

Acts 17:30,31 And God indeed having winked at the times of this ignorance, now declareth unto men that all should every where do penance. . . .

Romans 11:30 For as you also in times past did not believe God, but now have obtained mercy, through their unbelief:

1 Peter 2:10 Who in times past were not a people: but are now the people of God. Who had not obtained mercy: but now have obtained mercy.

1 John 2:8 Again a new commandment I write unto you: which thing is true both in him and in you, because the darkness is passed and the true light now shineth.

in the.

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

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 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.

Romans 1:24 Wherefore, God gave them up to the desires of their heart, unto uncleanness: to dishonour their own bodies among themselves.

Romans 6:12 Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, so as to obey the lusts thereof.

Romans 13:14 But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ: and make not provision for the flesh in its concupiscences.

Galatians 5:16-24 I say then: Walk in the spirit: and you shall not fulfill the lusts of the flesh. . . .

1 Timothy 6:9 For they that will become rich fall into temptation and into the snare of the devil and into many unprofitable and hurtful desires, which drown men into destruction and perdition.

James 4:1-3 From whence are wars and contentions among you? Are they not hence, from your concupiscences, which war in your members? . . .

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

1 Peter 2:11 Dearly beloved, I beseech you, as strangers and pilgrims, to refrain yourselves from carnal desires which war against the soul,

1 Peter 4:2 That now he may live the rest of his time in the flesh, not after the desires of men but according to the will of God.

2 Peter 2:18 For, speaking proud words of vanity, they allure by the desires of fleshly riotousness those who for a little while escape, such as converse in error:

1 John 2:16 For all that is in the world is the concupiscence of the flesh and the concupiscence of the eyes and the pride of life, which is not of the Father but is of the world.

Jude 1:16-18 These are murmurers, full of complaints, walking according to their own desires: and their mouth speaketh proud things, admiring persons, for gain's sake. . . .

fulfilling.

Romans 8:7,8 Because the wisdom of the flesh is an enemy to God. For it is not subject to the law of God: neither can it be. . . .

2 Corinthians 7:1 Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of the flesh and of the spirit, perfecting sanctification in the fear of God.

Galatians 5:19-21 Now the works of the flesh are manifest: which are fornication, uncleanness, immodesty, luxury, . . .

desires.

John 1:13 Who are born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.

by.

Genesis 5:3 And Adam lived a hundred and thirty years, and begot a son to his own image and likeness, and called his name Seth.

Genesis 6:5 And God seeing that the wickedness of men was great on the earth, and that all the thought of their heart was bent upon evil at all times,

Genesis 8:21 And the Lord smelled a sweet savour, and said: I will no more curse the earth for the sake of man: for the imagination and thought of man's heart are prone to evil from his youth: therefore I will no more destroy every living soul as I have done.

Job 14:4 Who can make him clean that is conceived of unclean seed? is it not thou who only art?

Job 15:14-16 What is man that he should be without spot, and he that is born of a woman that he should appear just? . . .

Job 25:4 Can man be justified compared with God, or he that is born of a woman appear clean?

Psalm 51:5 For behold I was conceived in iniquities; and in sins did my mother conceive me.

Mark 7:21,22 For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, . . .

John 3:1-6 And there was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. . . .

Romans 5:12-19 Wherefore as by one man sin entered into this world and by sin death: and so death passed upon all men, in whom all have sinned. . . .

Romans 7:18 For I know that there dwelleth not in me, that is to say, in my flesh, that which is good. For to will is present with me: but to accomplish that which is good, I find not.

Galatians 2:15,16 We by nature are Jews: and not of the Gentiles, sinners. . . .

children.

Ephesians 2:2 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:

Romans 9:22 What if God, willing to shew his wrath and to make his power known, endured with much patience vessels of wrath, fitted for destruction,

even.

Romans 3:9,22,23 What then? Do we excel them? No, not so. For we have charged both Jews and Greeks, that they are all under sin. . . .

1 Corinthians 4:7 For who distinguisheth thee? Or what hast thou that thou hast not received, and if thou hast received, why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received it?

Context
Alive with Christ
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: 4But God (who is rich in mercy) for his exceeding charity wherewith he loved us…
Cross References
Psalm 51:5
For behold I was conceived in iniquities; and in sins did my mother conceive me.

Romans 1:24
Wherefore, God gave them up to the desires of their heart, unto uncleanness: to dishonour their own bodies among themselves.

Romans 2:14
For when the Gentiles, who have not the law, do by nature those things that are of the law; these, having not the law, are a law to themselves.

Romans 5:9
Christ died for us. Much more therefore, being now justified by his blood, shall we be saved from wrath through him.

Romans 5:10
For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son: much more, being reconciled, shall we be saved by his life.

Romans 5:12
Wherefore as by one man sin entered into this world and by sin death: and so death passed upon all men, in whom all have sinned.

Galatians 2:15
We by nature are Jews: and not of the Gentiles, sinners.

Galatians 5:16
I say then: Walk in the spirit: and you shall not fulfill the lusts of the flesh.

Ephesians 2:2
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:

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

1 Thessalonians 4:13
And we will not have you ignorant brethren, concerning them that are asleep, that you be not sorrowful, even as others who have no hope.

1 Thessalonians 5:6
Therefore, let us not sleep, as others do: but let us watch, and be sober.

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.

1 John 2:16
For all that is in the world is the concupiscence of the flesh and the concupiscence of the eyes and the pride of life, which is not of the Father but is of the world.

Additional Translations
At one time we all lived among them, fulfilling the cravings of our flesh and indulging its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature children of wrath.

among whom we all also once lived in the desires of our flesh, doing the things willed of the flesh and of its thoughts; and we were by nature children of wrath even as the rest.

Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.

among whom we also all once lived in the lust of our flesh, doing the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest:--

among whom we also all once had our conversation in the lusts of our flesh, doing what the flesh and the thoughts willed to do, and were children, by nature, of wrath, even as the rest:

among whom we also all once lived in the lusts of our flesh, doing the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest:--

Among whom also we all had our manner of life in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.

Among them all of us also formerly passed our lives, governed by the inclinations of our lower natures, indulging the cravings of those natures and of our own thoughts, and were in our original state deserving of anger like all others.

among whom we also all once lived in the lust of our flesh, doing the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest.

among whom also we all did walk once in the desires of our flesh, doing the wishes of the flesh and of the thoughts, and were by nature children of wrath -- as also the others,
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