Ephesians 4:18
Good News Translation
and whose minds are in the dark. They have no part in the life that God gives, for they are completely ignorant and stubborn.

Contemporary English Version
Their minds are in the dark, and they are stubborn and ignorant and have missed out on the life that comes from God. They no longer have any feelings about what is right,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Having their understanding darkened: being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their hearts.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Having their understanding darkened: being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their hearts.

the understanding.

Psalm 74:20 Have regard to thy covenant: for they that are the obscure of the earth have been filled with dwellings of iniquity.

Psalm 115:4-8 The idols of the Gentiles are silver and gold, the works of the hands of men. . . .

Isaiah 44:18-20 They have not known, nor understood: for their eyes are covered that they may not see, and that they may not understand with their heart. . . .

Isaiah 46:5-8 Even to your old age I am the same, and to your grey hairs I will carry you: I have made you, and I will bear: I will carry and will save. . . .

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

Acts 26:17,18 Delivering thee from the people and from the nations unto which now I send thee: . . .

Romans 1:21-23,28 Because that, when they knew God, they have not glorified him as God or given thanks: but became vain in their thoughts. And their foolish heart was darkened. . . .

1 Corinthians 1:21 For, seeing that in the wisdom of God, the world, by wisdom, knew not God, it pleased God, by the foolishness of our preaching, to save them that believe.

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.

Galatians 4:8 But then indeed, not knowing God, you served them who, by nature, are not gods.

1 Thessalonians 4:5 Not in the passion of lust, like the Gentiles that know not God:

alienated.

Ephesians 2:12 That you were at that time without Christ, being aliens from the conversation of Israel and strangers to the testament, having no hope of the promise and without God in this world.

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. . . .

Galatians 4:8 But then indeed, not knowing God, you served them who, by nature, are not gods.

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

1 Thessalonians 4:5 Not in the passion of lust, like the Gentiles that know not God:

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.

because.

Romans 1:21 Because that, when they knew God, they have not glorified him as God or given thanks: but became vain in their thoughts. And their foolish heart was darkened.

Romans 2:19 Art confident that thou thyself art a guide of the blind, a light of them that are in darkness,

1 John 2:11 But he that hateth his brother is in darkness and walketh in darkness and knoweth not whither he goeth: because the darkness hath blinded his eyes.

blindness.

Daniel 5:20 But when his heart was lifted up, and his spirit hardened unto pride, he was put down from the throne of his kingdom, and his glory was taken away.

Matthew 13:15 For the heart of this people is grown gross, and with their ears they have been dull of hearing, and their eyes they have shut: lest at any time they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and be converted, and I should heal them.

John 12:40 He hath blinded their eyes and hardened their heart, that they should not see with their eyes, nor understand with their heart and be converted: and I should heal them.

Romans 11:25 For I would not have you ignorant, brethren, of this mystery (lest you should be wise in your own conceits) that blindness in part has happened in Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles should come in.

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Context
New Life in Christ
17This then I say and testify in the Lord: That henceforward you walk not as also the Gentiles walk in the vanity of their mind: 18Having their understanding darkened: being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their hearts. 19Who despairing have given themselves up to lasciviousness, unto the working of all uncleanness, unto covetousness.…
Cross References
Isaiah 25:7
And he shall destroy in this mountain the face of the bond with which all people were tied, and the web that he began over all nations.

Mark 3:5
And looking round about on them with anger, being grieved for the blindness of their hearts, he saith to the man: Stretch forth thy hand. And he stretched it forth: and his hand was restored unto him.

Acts 3:17
And now, brethren, I know that you did it through ignorance: as did also your rulers.

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

Romans 1:21
Because that, when they knew God, they have not glorified him as God or given thanks: but became vain in their thoughts. And their foolish heart was darkened.

Romans 11:7
What then? That which Israel sought, he hath not obtained: but the election hath obtained it. And the rest have been blinded.

Romans 11:25
For I would not have you ignorant, brethren, of this mystery (lest you should be wise in your own conceits) that blindness in part has happened in Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles should come in.

1 Corinthians 2:8
Which none of the princes of this world knew. For if they had known it, they would never have crucified the Lord of glory.

2 Corinthians 3:14
But their senses were made dull. For, until this present day, the selfsame veil, in the reading of the old testament, remaineth not taken away (because in Christ it is made void).

Ephesians 2:1
And you, when you were dead in your offences and sins,

Ephesians 2:12
That you were at that time without Christ, being aliens from the conversation of Israel and strangers to the testament, having no hope of the promise and without God in this world.

Hebrews 5:2
Who can have compassion on them that are ignorant and that err: because he himself also is compassed with infirmity.

Hebrews 9:7
But into the second, the high priest alone, once a year: not without blood, which he offereth for his own and the people's ignorance:

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

Additional Translations
They are darkened in their understanding and alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them due to the hardness of their hearts.

being darkened in the understanding, being alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance being in them on account of the hardness of their heart,

Having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart:

being darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardening of their heart;

being darkened in understanding, estranged from the life of God by reason of the ignorance which is in them, by reason of the hardness of their hearts,

being darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardening of their heart;

Having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart:

with darkened understandings, having by reason of the ignorance which is deep-seated in them and the insensibility of their moral nature, no share in the Life which God gives.

being darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardening of their hearts;

being darkened in the understanding, being alienated from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardness of their heart,
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