Ephesians 4:14
Good News Translation
Then we shall no longer be children, carried by the waves and blown about by every shifting wind of the teaching of deceitful people, who lead others into error by the tricks they invent.

Contemporary English Version
We must stop acting like children. We must not let deceitful people trick us by their false teachings, which are like winds that toss us around from place to place.

Douay-Rheims Bible
That henceforth we be no more children tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the wickedness of men, by cunning craftiness by which they lie in wait to deceive.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

That henceforth we be no more children tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the wickedness of men, by cunning craftiness by which they lie in wait to deceive.

no more.

Isaiah 28:9 Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall he make to understand the hearing? them that are weaned from the milk, that are drawn away from the breasts.

Matthew 18:3,4 And said: amen I say to you, unless you be converted, and become as little children, you shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. . . .

1 Corinthians 3:1,2 And I, brethren, could not speak to you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal. As unto little ones in Christ. . . .

1 Corinthians 14:20 Brethren, do not become children in sense. But in malice be children: and in sense be perfect.

Hebrews 5:12-14 For whereas for the time you ought to be masters, you have need to be taught again what are the first elements of the words of God: and you are become such as have need of milk and not of strong meat. . . .

tossed.

Acts 20:30,31 And of your own selves shall arise men speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them. . . .

Romans 16:17,18 Now I beseech you, brethren, to mark them who make dissensions and offences contrary to the doctrine which you have learned and avoid them. . . .

2 Corinthians 11:3,4 But I fear lest, as the serpent seduced Eve by his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted and fall from the simplicity that is in Christ. . . .

Galatians 1:6,7 I wonder that you are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ, unto another gospel. . . .

Galatians 3:1 O senseless Galatians, who hath bewitched you that you should not obey the truth: before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been set forth, crucified among you?

Colossians 2:4-8 Now this I say, that no man may deceive you by loftiness of words. . . .

2 Thessalonians 2:2-5 That you be not easily moved from your sense nor be terrified, neither by spirit nor by word nor by epistle. as sent from us, as if the day of the Lord were at hand. . . .

1 Timothy 3:6 Not a neophyte: lest, being puffed up with pride, he fall into the judgment of the devil.

1 Timothy 4:6,7 These things proposing to the brethren, thou shalt be a good minister of Christ Jesus, nourished up in the words of faith and of the good doctrine which thou hast attained unto. . . .

2 Timothy 1:15 Thou knowest this, that all they who are in Asia are turned away from me: of whom are Phigellus and Hermogenes.

2 Timothy 2:17,18 And their speech spreadeth like a canker: of whom are Hymeneus and Philetus: . . .

2 Timothy 3:6-9,13 For of these sort are they who creep into houses and lead captive silly women laden with sins, who are led away with divers desires: . . .

2 Timothy 4:3 For there shall be a time when they will not endure sound doctrine but, according to their own desires, they will heap to themselves teachers having itching ears:

Hebrews 13:9 Be not led away with various and strange doctrines. For it is best that the heart be established with grace, not with meats: which have not profited those that walk in them.

2 Peter 2:1-3 But there were also false prophets among the people, even as there shall be among you lying teachers who shall bring in sects of perdition and deny the Lord who bought them: bringing upon themselves swift destruction. . . .

1 John 2:19,26 They went out from us but they were not of us. For if they had been of us, they would no doubt have remained with us: but that they may be manifest, that they are not all of us. . . .

1 John 4:1 Dearly beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits if they be of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

carried.

Matthew 11:7 And when they went their way, Jesus began to say to the multitudes concerning John: What went you out into the desert to see? a reed shaken with the wind?

1 Corinthians 12:2 You know that when you were heathens, you went to dumb idols, according as you were led.

James 1:6 But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea, which is moved and carried about by the wind.

James 3:4 Behold also ships, whereas they are great and are driven by strong winds, yet are they turned about with a small helm, whithersoever the force of the governor willeth.

by the.

Matthew 24:11,24 And many false prophets shall rise and shall seduce many. . . .

2 Corinthians 2:17 For we are not as many, adulterating the word of God: but with sincerity: but as from God, before God, in Christ we speak.

2 Corinthians 4:2 But we renounce the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness nor adulterating the word of God: but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience, in the sight of God.

2 Corinthians 11:13-15 For such false apostles are deceitful workmen, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ. . . .

2 Thessalonians 2:9,10 Whose coming is according to the working of Satan, in all power and signs and lying wonders: . . .

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:

Revelation 13:11-14 And I saw another beast coming up out of the earth: and he had two horns, like a lamb: and he spoke as a dragon. . . .

Revelation 19:20 And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet who wrought signs before him, wherewith he seduced them who received the character of the beast and who adored his image. These two were cast alive into the pool of fire burning with brimstone.

lie.

Psalm 10:9 His eyes are upon the poor man: He lieth in wait in secret like a lion in his den. He lieth in ambush that he may catch the poor man: to catch the poor, whilst he draweth him to him.

Psalm 59:3 For behold they have caught my soul: the mighty have rushed in upon me:

Micah 7:2 The holy man is perished out of the earth, and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood, every one hunteth his brother to death.

Acts 23:21 But do not thou give credit to them: for there lie in wait for him more than forty men of them, who have bound themselves by oath neither to eat nor to drink, till they have killed him. And they are now ready, looking for a promise from thee.

Context
Unity in the Body
13Until we all meet into the unity of faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the age of the fulness of Christ: 14That henceforth we be no more children tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the wickedness of men, by cunning craftiness by which they lie in wait to deceive. 15But doing the truth in charity, we may in all things grow up in him who is the head, even Christ:…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 3:1
And I, brethren, could not speak to you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal. As unto little ones in Christ.

1 Corinthians 3:19
For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written: I will catch the wise in their own craftiness.

1 Corinthians 14:20
Brethren, do not become children in sense. But in malice be children: and in sense be perfect.

2 Corinthians 4:2
But we renounce the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness nor adulterating the word of God: but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience, in the sight of God.

2 Corinthians 11:3
But I fear lest, as the serpent seduced Eve by his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted and fall from the simplicity that is in Christ.

Ephesians 6:11
Put you on the armour of God, that you may be able to stand against the deceits of the devil.

Hebrews 13:9
Be not led away with various and strange doctrines. For it is best that the heart be established with grace, not with meats: which have not profited those that walk in them.

James 1:6
But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea, which is moved and carried about by the wind.

Jude 1:12
These are spots in their banquets, feasting together without fear, feeding themselves: clouds without water, which are carried about by winds: trees of the autumn, unfruitful, twice dead, plucked up by the roots:

Additional Translations
Then we will no longer be infants, tossed about by the waves and carried around by every wind of teaching and by the clever cunning of men in their deceitful scheming.

so that no longer we might be infants, being tossed by waves and being carried about by every wind of teaching in the cunning, in the craftiness of men with a view to the scheming of deceit.

That we from now on be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;

that we may be no longer children, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, in craftiness, after the wiles of error;

in order that we may be no longer babes, tossed and carried about by every wind of that teaching [which is] in the sleight of men, in unprincipled cunning with a view to systematized error;

that we may be no longer children, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, in craftiness, after the wiles of error;

That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, by which they lie in wait to deceive:

So we shall no longer be babes nor shall we resemble mariners tossed on the waves and carried about with every changing wind of doctrine according to men's cleverness and unscrupulous cunning, making use of every shifting device to mislead.

that we may no longer be children, tossed back and forth and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, in craftiness, after the wiles of error;

that we may no more be babes, tossed and borne about by every wind of the teaching, in the sleight of men, in craftiness, unto the artifice of leading astray,
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