Ephesians 4:24
New International Version
and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness.

New Living Translation
Put on your new nature, created to be like God--truly righteous and holy.

English Standard Version
and to put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.

Berean Study Bible
and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness.

Berean Literal Bible
and to have put on the new man, having been created according to God in righteousness and holiness of truth.

New American Standard Bible
and put on the new self, which in the likeness of God has been created in righteousness and holiness of the truth.

King James Bible
And that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness.

Christian Standard Bible
and to put on the new self, the one created according to God's likeness in righteousness and purity of the truth.

Contemporary English Version
and make you into a new person. You were created to be like God, and so you must please him and be truly holy.

Good News Translation
and you must put on the new self, which is created in God's likeness and reveals itself in the true life that is upright and holy.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
you put on the new self, the one created according to God's likeness in righteousness and purity of the truth.

International Standard Version
and to clothe yourselves with the new nature, which was created according to God's image in righteousness and true holiness.

NET Bible
and to put on the new man who has been created in God's image--in righteousness and holiness that comes from truth.

New Heart English Bible
and put on the new self, who in the likeness of God has been created in righteousness and holiness of truth.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And you should put on the new man, who has been created by God in righteousness and in the purity of the truth.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You were also taught to become a new person created to be like God, truly righteous and holy.

New American Standard 1977
and put on the new self, which in the likeness of God has been created in righteousness and holiness of the truth.

Jubilee Bible 2000
and that ye put on the new man, which is created in conformity to God in righteousness and in the holiness of the truth.

King James 2000 Bible
And that you put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness.

American King James Version
And that you put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness.

American Standard Version
and put on the new man, that after God hath been created in righteousness and holiness of truth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And put on the new man, who according to God is created in justice and holiness of truth.

Darby Bible Translation
and [your] having put on the new man, which according to God is created in truthful righteousness and holiness.

English Revised Version
and put on the new man, which after God hath been created in righteousness and holiness of truth.

Webster's Bible Translation
And that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness.

Weymouth New Testament
with that new and better self which has been created to resemble God in the righteousness and holiness which come from the truth.

World English Bible
and put on the new man, who in the likeness of God has been created in righteousness and holiness of truth.

Young's Literal Translation
and to put on the new man, which, according to God, was created in righteousness and kindness of the truth.
Study Bible
New Life in Christ
23to be renewed in the spirit of your minds; 24and to put on the new self, created to be like God in TRUE righteousness and holiness. 25Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to his neighbor, for we are members of one another.…
Cross References
Genesis 1:26
Then God said, "Let Us make man in Our image, after Our likeness, to rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the livestock, and over all the earth itself and every creature that crawls upon it."

Genesis 1:27
So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.

Genesis 5:1
This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, He made him in His own likeness.

Luke 1:75
in holiness and righteousness before Him all the days of our lives.

Romans 6:4
We therefore were buried with Him through baptism into death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may walk in newness of life.

Romans 7:6
But now, having died to what bound us, we have been released from the Law, so that we serve in the new way of the Spirit, and not in the old way of the written code.

Romans 12:2
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to discern what is the good, pleasing, and perfect will of God.

Romans 13:14
Instead, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the desires of the flesh.

2 Corinthians 5:17
Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away. Behold, the new has come!

Galatians 6:15
For neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything. What counts is a new creation.

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.

Colossians 3:10
and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge in the image of its Creator.

Colossians 3:12
Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.

2 Peter 1:4
Through these He has given us His precious and magnificent promises, so that through them you may become partakers of the divine nature, now that you have escaped the corruption in the world caused by evil desires.

Treasury of Scripture

And that you put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness.

put.

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

Job 29:14
I put on righteousness, and it clothed me: my judgment was as a robe and a diadem.

Isaiah 52:1
Awake, awake; put on thy strength, O Zion; put on thy beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city: for henceforth there shall no more come into thee the uncircumcised and the unclean.

new.

Ephesians 2:15
Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances; for to make in himself of twain one new man, so making peace;

Romans 6:4
Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.

2 Corinthians 4:16
For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.

after.

Genesis 1:26,27
And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth…

2 Corinthians 3:18
But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.

Colossians 3:10
And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him:

created.

Ephesians 2:10
For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.

Galatians 6:15
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but a new creature.

righteousness.

Psalm 45:6,7
Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: the sceptre of thy kingdom is a right sceptre…

Romans 8:29
For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

Titus 2:14
Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

true holiness.







Lexicon
and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

to put on
ἐνδύσασθαι (endysasthai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Middle
Strong's Greek 1746: To put on, clothe (another). From en and duno; to invest with clothing.

the
τὸν (ton)
Article - Accusative Masculine 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.

new
καινὸν (kainon)
Adjective - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2537: Fresh, new, unused, novel. Of uncertain affinity; new

self,
ἄνθρωπον (anthrōpon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 444: A man, one of the human race. From aner and ops; man-faced, i.e. A human being.

created
κτισθέντα (ktisthenta)
Verb - Aorist Participle Passive - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2936: To create, form, shape, make, always of God. Probably akin to ktaomai; to fabricate, i.e. Found.

to be like
κατὰ (kata)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 2596: A primary particle; down, in varied relations (genitive, dative or accusative) with which it is joined).

God
Θεὸν (Theon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.

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.

TRUE
ἀληθείας (alētheias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 225: From alethes; truth.

righteousness
δικαιοσύνῃ (dikaiosynē)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1343: From dikaios; equity; specially justification.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

holiness.
ὁσιότητι (hosiotēti)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3742: Holiness, godliness, piety. From hosios; piety.
(24) And that ye put on . . .--But this effect of "the putting off of the old man" is at once absorbed in the stronger idea of "putting on the new man." In the "new man" here is implied not merely youthfulness, but the freshness of a higher nature (as in Ephesians 2:15). To "put on the new man" is, therefore, to "put on the Lord Jesus Christ," by that divine process of which we have the beginning in Galatians 3:27, the continuation in Romans 13:14, and the completion in 1Corinthians 15:53-54; 2Corinthians 5:3. For He is "the new man," "the second Adam," "formed after God, in righteousness and holiness of the truth."

Holiness (used only here and in Luke 1:75) is "purity" consecrated to God in His "Holy One" (Acts 2:27). It describes the "purity of heart" of which our Lord Himself speaks as a still higher grace, gifted with a higher reward, than even "hunger and thirst after righteousness" (Matthew 5:6; Matthew 5:8). "Righteousness" is goodness shown to others, to man and to God: "holiness" is goodness in itself, as it is in "the High and Holy One who inhabiteth eternity." Stress is laid upon it here in contrast with the lusts and uncleanness described above.

Truth is similarly opposed to the "deceit" of Ephesians 4:22. Christ is Himself "the Truth," as being the manifestation of "the fulness of the Godhead." As the corrupting and beguiling lusts belong to the spirit of Deceit, so righteousness and holiness to the Truth.

Verse 24. - And put on the new man. As the fruit of inward renewal, let there be outward renovation. A new object is clean, fresh, tidy; let your life have something of the same aspect - let your principles, aims, habits, be new, in the sense of being conformed to Christ, who is your life. Which after God has been created in righteousness and holiness of truth. "After God," equivalent to "after the image of him that created him" (Colossians 3:10). Some think" the new man" equivalent to "Christ" (Romans 13:14), constituted the Head of renewed humanity, as Adam of depraved. But this would not correspond with the exhortation to put off the old man, nor should we be exhorted to put on Christ after being exhorted to be renewed in the spirit of our minds. In what sense, then, has the "new man" been created? The idea presented itself to the apostle in the abstract - there has been a creation of a new man; but concretely, we have to conform to the Divine creation, in respect of righteousness and holiness; righteousness denoting personal uprightness and fidelity to all social duties; holiness, the state of the spirit toward God. The last words, "of truth," denote the relation of righteousness and holiness to the truth. The words are opposed to "of deceit" in ver. 22. Lust is bred of deceit, but righteousness and holiness of truth. They never deceive, never disappoint, are solid to the end. 4:17-24 The apostle charged the Ephesians in the name and by the authority of the Lord Jesus, that having professed the gospel, they should not be as the unconverted Gentiles, who walked in vain fancies and carnal affections. Do not men, on every side, walk in the vanity of their minds? Must not we then urge the distinction between real and nominal Christians? They were void of all saving knowledge; they sat in darkness, and loved it rather than light. They had a dislike and hatred to a life of holiness, which is not only the way of life God requires and approves, and by which we live to him, but which has some likeness to God himself in his purity, righteousness, truth, and goodness. The truth of Christ appears in its beauty and power, when it appears as in Jesus. The corrupt nature is called a man; like the human body, it is of divers parts, supporting and strengthening one another. Sinful desires are deceitful lusts; they promise men happiness, but render them more miserable; and bring them to destruction, if not subdued and mortified. These therefore must be put off, as an old garment, a filthy garment; they must be subdued and mortified. But it is not enough to shake off corrupt principles; we must have gracious ones. By the new man, is meant the new nature, the new creature, directed by a new principle, even regenerating grace, enabling a man to lead a new life of righteousness and holiness. This is created, or brought forth by God's almighty power.
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