English Standard Version
to put off your old self, which belongs to your former manner of life and is corrupt through deceitful desires,
King James Bible
That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;
American Standard Version
that ye put away, as concerning your former manner of life, the old man, that waxeth corrupt after the lusts of deceit;
To put off, according to former conversation, the old man, who is corrupted according to the desire of error.
English Revised Version
that ye put away, as concerning your former manner of life, the old man, which waxeth corrupt after the lusts of deceit;
Webster's Bible Translation
That ye put off concerning the former manner of life the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts:
Weymouth New Testament
to put away, in regard to your former mode of life, your original evil nature which is doomed to perish as befits its misleading impulses,
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CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
That ye put away
Dependent upon ye were taught, and specifying the purport of the teaching.
The old man
Which is corrupt (τὸν φθειρόμενον)
The A.V. misses the force of the participle. The verb is passive, which is being corrupted, and marks the progressive condition of corruption which characterizes "the old man." Rev., correctly, waxeth corrupt.
According to the deceitful lusts (κατὰ τὰς ἐπιθυμίας τῆς ἀπάτης).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?
We know that our old self was crucified with him in order that the body of sin might be brought to nothing, so that we would no longer be enslaved to sin.
2 Corinthians 11:3
But I am afraid that as the serpent deceived Eve by his cunning, your thoughts will be led astray from a sincere and pure devotion to Christ.
Now this I say and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer walk as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds.
Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another.
Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.
But now you must put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and obscene talk from your mouth.
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