Ephesians 2:13
New International Version
But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far away have been brought near by the blood of Christ.

New Living Translation
But now you have been united with Christ Jesus. Once you were far away from God, but now you have been brought near to him through the blood of Christ.

English Standard Version
But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.

Berean Study Bible
But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far away have been brought near through the blood of Christ.

Berean Literal Bible
But now in Christ Jesus you, the ones once being far off, have become near by the blood of Christ.

New American Standard Bible
But now in Christ Jesus you who formerly were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.

King James Bible
But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.

Christian Standard Bible
But now in Christ Jesus, you who were far away have been brought near by the blood of Christ.

Contemporary English Version
and you were far from God. But Christ offered his life's blood as a sacrifice and brought you near God.

Good News Translation
But now, in union with Christ Jesus you, who used to be far away, have been brought near by the blood of Christ.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But now in Christ Jesus, you who were far away have been brought near by the blood of the Messiah.

International Standard Version
But now, in union with the Messiah Jesus, you who once were far away have been brought near by the blood of the Messiah.

NET Bible
But now in Christ Jesus you who used to be far away have been brought near by the blood of Christ.

New Heart English Bible
But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far away have been brought near by the blood of Christ.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But now you are in Yeshua The Messiah, when from the first you were distant, and you have come near by the blood of The Messiah.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But now through Christ Jesus you, who were once far away, have been brought near by the blood of Christ.

New American Standard 1977
But now in Christ Jesus you who formerly were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.

Jubilee Bible 2000
but now in Christ Jesus ye who at another time were far off are made near by the blood of the Christ.

King James 2000 Bible
But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off are made near by the blood of Christ.

American King James Version
But now in Christ Jesus you who sometimes were far off are made near by the blood of Christ.

American Standard Version
But now in Christ Jesus ye that once were far off are made nigh in the blood of Christ.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But now in Christ Jesus, you, who some time were afar off, are made nigh by the blood of Christ.

Darby Bible Translation
but now in Christ Jesus ye who once were afar off are become nigh by the blood of the Christ.

English Revised Version
But now in Christ Jesus ye that once were far off are made nigh in the blood of Christ.

Webster's Bible Translation
But now, in Christ Jesus, ye, who formerly were far off, are made nigh by the blood of Christ.

Weymouth New Testament
But now in Christ Jesus you who once were so far away have been brought near through the death of Christ.

World English Bible
But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off are made near in the blood of Christ.

Young's Literal Translation
and now, in Christ Jesus, ye being once afar off became nigh in the blood of the Christ,
Study Bible
One in Christ
12remember that at that time you were separate from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers to the covenants of the promise, without hope and without God in the world. 13But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far away have been brought near through the blood of Christ. 14For He Himself is our peace, who has made the two one and has torn down the dividing wall of hostility…
Cross References
Isaiah 57:19
bringing praise to their lips. "Peace, peace to those far and near," says the LORD, "and I will heal them."

John 10:16
I have other sheep that are not of this fold. I must bring them in as well, and they will listen to My voice. Then there will be one flock and one shepherd.

Acts 2:39
This promise belongs to you and to your children and to all who are far off, to all whom the Lord our God will call to Himself."

Romans 3:25
God presented Him as an atoning sacrifice through faith in His blood, in order to demonstrate His righteousness, because in His forbearance He had passed over the sins committed beforehand.

1 Corinthians 12:13
For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, slave or free, and we were all given one Spirit to drink.

Ephesians 1:1
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints in Ephesus, the faithful in Christ Jesus:

Ephesians 2:2
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.

Ephesians 2:6
And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with Him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus,

Ephesians 2:10
For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance as our way of life.

Ephesians 2:17
He came and preached peace to you who were far away and peace to those who were near.

Colossians 1:20
and through Him to reconcile to Himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through the blood of His cross.

Treasury of Scripture

But now in Christ Jesus you who sometimes were far off are made near by the blood of Christ.

in.

Romans 8:1
There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

1 Corinthians 1:30
But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption:

2 Corinthians 5:17
Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

were.

Ephesians 2:12,17,19-22
That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world: …

Ephesians 3:5-8
Which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit; …

Psalm 22:7
All they that see me laugh me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying,

are.

Ephesians 2:16
And that he might reconcile both unto God in one body by the cross, having slain the enmity thereby:

Ephesians 1:7
In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;

Romans 3:23-30
For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God; …







Lexicon
But
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

now
νυνὶ (nyni)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3570: A prolonged form of nun for emphasis; just now.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

Christ
Χριστῷ (Christō)
Noun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5547: Anointed One; the Messiah, the Christ. From chrio; Anointed One, i.e. The Messiah, an epithet of Jesus.

Jesus
Ἰησοῦ (Iēsou)
Noun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2424: Of Hebrew origin; Jesus, the name of our Lord and two other Israelites.

you
ὑμεῖς (hymeis)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

who
οἵ (hoi)
Article - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

once
ποτε (pote)
Particle
Strong's Greek 4218: At one time or other, at some time, formerly. From the base of pou and te; indefinite adverb, at some time, ever.

were
ὄντες (ontes)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

far away
μακρὰν (makran)
Adjective - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3112: At a distance, far away, remote, alien. Feminine accusative case singular of makros; at a distance.

have been brought
ἐγενήθητε (egenēthēte)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

near
ἐγγὺς (engys)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 1451: Near. From a primary verb agcho; near.

through
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

the
τῷ (tō)
Article - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

blood
αἵματι (haimati)
Noun - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 129: Blood, literally, figuratively or specially; by implication, bloodshed, also kindred.

of Christ.
Χριστοῦ (Christou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5547: Anointed One; the Messiah, the Christ. From chrio; Anointed One, i.e. The Messiah, an epithet of Jesus.
(13) This verse speaks of the restoration of the heathen as taking place, first, "in Christ Jesus"--in virtue, that is, of union with Him through all the acts of His mediation; and next, "by the blood of Christ"--that is, through that especial act of mediation, which is emphatically an atonement for sin--such sin as St. Paul had been declaring above to be the cause of spiritual deadness. They had power now "to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus" (Hebrews 10:19).

Verse 13. - But now; antithesis to ποτὲ in ver. 11, and τῷ καιρῷ ἐκείνῳ in ver. 12. Another of the very powerful "buts" of this Epistle, completely reversing the picture going before (see ver. 4). In Christ Jesus. This expression is the pivot of the Epistle, denoting, not only that Christ Jesus is the Source of blessing, but also that we get the blessing, i.e. by vital union and fellowship with, him. The "without Christ" of ver. 12 contrasts powerfully with "in Christ Jesus" of this verse; and the addition of "Jesus" to the name is significant, denoting his saving power, denoting One who is not merely an official Savior, but to whom we get linked by all manner of endearing qualities and personal attractions, whose human name is Jesus, because he saves his people from their sins. Ye that once were far off are become near. The apostle has slidden into a new figure; formerly the contrast was between death and life, now it is between distance and nearness. Not merely geographical distance, or remoteness in respect of outward position, but moral distance too: ye were far off from God, i.e. from his favor, his fellowship, his gracious pardoning and renewing grace. In this sense too ye are now brought near. God is become your God and Father. Your orbit is changed to a near and blessed position, where the light of God's countenance falls upon you. In the blood of Christ. This is the particular instrument of the change; not merely Christ manifesting the Father's readiness to receive you, but shedding his blood to make atonement for you (see Ephesians 1:7). The preposition ἐν (not merely διὰ) is again significant, denoting more than the instrumentality, viz. personal connection with the blood, as if sprinkled on us, so that we are symbolically in it. Cleansing us from all sin, it brings us nigh. 2:11-13 Christ and his covenant are the foundation of all the Christian's hopes. A sad and terrible description is here; but who is able to remove himself out of it? Would that this were not a true description of many baptized in the name of Christ. Who can, without trembling, reflect upon the misery of a person, separated for ever from the people of God, cut off from the body of Christ, fallen from the covenant of promise, having no hope, no Saviour, and without any God but a God of vengeance, to all eternity? To have no part in Christ! What true Christian can hear this without horror? Salvation is far from the wicked; but God is a help at hand to his people; and this is by the sufferings and death of Christ.
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