Ephesians 2:17
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English Standard Version
And he came and preached peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near.

King James Bible
And came and preached peace to you which were afar off, and to them that were nigh.

American Standard Version
and he came and preached peace to you that were far off, and peace to them that were nigh:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And coming, he preached peace to you that were afar off, and peace to them that were nigh.

English Revised Version
and he came and preached peace to you that were far off, and peace to them that were nigh:

Webster's Bible Translation
And came and preached peace to you who were afar off, and to them that were nigh.

Weymouth New Testament
So He came and proclaimed good news of peace to you who were so far away, and peace to those who were near;

Ephesians 2:17 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

You which were afar off

Gentiles.

Them that were nigh

Jews. See on Romans 3:30. As children of the messianic covenant. See on Ephesians 2:12. Compare Isaiah 57:9, where the Septuagint reads, peace upon peace to those who are far and to those who are near.

Ephesians 2:17 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

and preached.

Psalm 85:10 Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

Isaiah 27:5 Or let him take hold of my strength, that he may make peace with me; and he shall make peace with me.

Isaiah 52:7 How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of him that brings good tidings, that publishes peace; that brings good tidings of good...

Isaiah 57:19-21 I create the fruit of the lips; Peace, peace to him that is far off, and to him that is near, said the LORD; and I will heal him...

Zechariah 9:10 And I will cut off the chariot from Ephraim, and the horse from Jerusalem, and the battle bow shall be cut off...

Matthew 10:13 And if the house be worthy, let your peace come on it: but if it be not worthy, let your peace return to you.

Luke 2:14 Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.

Luke 15:5,6 And when he has found it, he lays it on his shoulders, rejoicing...

Acts 2:39 For the promise is to you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the LORD our God shall call.

Acts 10:36 The word which God sent to the children of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ: (he is Lord of all:)

Romans 5:1 Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:

2 Corinthians 5:20 Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ's stead, be you reconciled to God.

that.

Ephesians 2:13,14 But now in Christ Jesus you who sometimes were far off are made near by the blood of Christ...

Deuteronomy 4:7 For what nation is there so great, who has God so near to them, as the LORD our God is in all things that we call on him for?

Psalm 75:1 To you, O God, do we give thanks, to you do we give thanks: for that your name is near your wondrous works declare.

Psalm 76:1,2 In Judah is God known: his name is great in Israel...

Psalm 147:19,20 He shows his word to Jacob, his statutes and his judgments to Israel...

Psalm 148:14 He also exalts the horn of his people, the praise of all his saints; even of the children of Israel, a people near to him...

Luke 10:9-11 And heal the sick that are therein, and say to them, The kingdom of God is come near to you...

Cross References
Psalm 148:14
He has raised up a horn for his people, praise for all his saints, for the people of Israel who are near to him. Praise the LORD!

Isaiah 57:19
creating the fruit of the lips. Peace, peace, to the far and to the near," says the LORD, "and I will heal him.

Acts 2:39
For the promise is for you and for your children and for all who are far off, everyone whom the Lord our God calls to himself."

Acts 10:36
As for the word that he sent to Israel, preaching good news of peace through Jesus Christ (he is Lord of all),

Romans 10:14
How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching?

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

Ephesians 2:14
For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility

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