New Living Translation
Together as one body, Christ reconciled both groups to God by means of his death on the cross, and our hostility toward each other was put to death.
King James Bible
And that he might reconcile both unto God in one body by the cross, having slain the enmity thereby:
Darby Bible Translation
and might reconcile both in one body to God by the cross, having by it slain the enmity;
World English Bible
and might reconcile them both in one body to God through the cross, having killed the hostility thereby.
Young's Literal Translation
and might reconcile both in one body to God through the cross, having slain the enmity in it,
Ephesians 2:16 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:16 In one body - One church. Having slain - By his own death on the cross. The enmity - Which had been between sinners and God.
LibrarySalvation: Grace: Faith
'By grace have ye been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God.'--Eph. ii. 8 (R.V.). Here are three of the key-words of the New Testament--'grace,' 'saved,' 'faith.' Once these terms were strange and new; now they are old and threadbare. Once they were like lava, glowing and cast up from the central depths; but it is a long while since the eruption, and the blocks have got cold, and the corners have been rubbed off them. I am afraid that some people, when they read …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture Ephesians, Peter,John
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1 Corinthians 10:17
And though we are many, we all eat from one loaf of bread, showing that we are one body.
2 Corinthians 5:18
And all of this is a gift from God, who brought us back to himself through Christ. And God has given us this task of reconciling people to him.
He did this by ending the system of law with its commandments and regulations. He made peace between Jews and Gentiles by creating in himself one new people from the two groups.
And this is God's plan: Both Gentiles and Jews who believe the Good News share equally in the riches inherited by God's children. Both are part of the same body, and both enjoy the promise of blessings because they belong to Christ Jesus.
For there is one body and one Spirit, just as you have been called to one glorious hope for the future.
and through him God reconciled everything to himself. He made peace with everything in heaven and on earth by means of Christ's blood on the cross.
Yet now he has reconciled you to himself through the death of Christ in his physical body. As a result, he has brought you into his own presence, and you are holy and blameless as you stand before him without a single fault.
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