New International Version
In him the whole building is joined together and rises to become a holy temple in the Lord.
King James Bible
In whom all the building fitly framed together groweth unto an holy temple in the Lord:
Darby Bible Translation
in whom all [the] building fitted together increases to a holy temple in the Lord;
World English Bible
in whom the whole building, fitted together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord;
Young's Literal Translation
in whom all the building fitly framed together doth increase to an holy sanctuary in the Lord,
Ephesians 2:21 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
In whom - By which foundation corner stone, Christ Jesus, all the building, composed of converted Jews and Gentiles, fitly framed together, συναρμολογουμενη, properly jointed and connected together, groweth unto a holy temple - is continually increasing, as new converts from Judaism or heathenism flock into it. It is not a finished building, but will continue to increase, and be more and more perfect, till the day of judgment.
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LibraryMarch 14. "We are his Workmanship" (Eph. Ii. 10).
"We are His workmanship" (Eph. ii. 10). Christ sends us to serve Him, not in our own strength, but in His resources and might. "We are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath prepared that we should walk in them." We do not have to prepare them; but to wear them as garments, made to order for every occasion of our life. We must receive them by faith and go forth in His work, believing that He is with us, and in us, as our all sufficiency for wisdom, faith, love, prayer, …
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1 Corinthians 3:16
Don't you know that you yourselves are God's temple and that God's Spirit dwells in your midst?
Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ.
They have lost connection with the head, from whom the whole body, supported and held together by its ligaments and sinews, grows as God causes it to grow.
1 Timothy 3:15
if I am delayed, you will know how people ought to conduct themselves in God's household, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.
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