For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.
Cross ReferencesMatthew 16:17
And Jesus said to him, "Blessed are you, Simon Barjona, because flesh and blood did not reveal this to you, but My Father who is in heaven.
"Now judgment is upon this world; now the ruler of this world will be cast out.
to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.'
1 Corinthians 9:25
Everyone who competes in the games exercises self-control in all things. They then do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ,
far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age but also in the one to come.
in which you formerly walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, of the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience.
so that the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known through the church to the rulers and the authorities in the heavenly places.
For He rescued us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son,
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
flesh and blood. Gr. blood and flesh.
spiritual wickedness. or, wicked spirits. high. or, heavenly. See on ch.
LinksEphesians 6:12 NIV • Ephesians 6:12 NLT • Ephesians 6:12 ESV • Ephesians 6:12 NASB • Ephesians 6:12 KJV • Ephesians 6:12 Bible Apps • Ephesians 6:12 Parallel • Bible Hub