New Living Translation
And we are members of his body.
King James Bible
For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.
Darby Bible Translation
for we are members of his body; we are of his flesh, and of his bones.
World English Bible
because we are members of his body, of his flesh and bones.
Young's Literal Translation
because members we are of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:30 For we - The reason why Christ nourishes and cherishes the church is, that close connexion between them which is here expressed in the words of Moses, originally spoken concerning Eve. Are members - Are as intimately united to Christ, in a spiritual sense, as if we were literally flesh of his flesh, and bone of his bone.
'Proving what is acceptable unto the Lord.'--Eph. v. 10. These words are closely connected with those which precede them in the 8th verse--'Walk as children of light.' They further explain the mode by which that commandment is to be fulfilled. They who, as children of light, mindful of their obligations and penetrated by its brightness, seek to conform their active life to the light to which they belong, are to do so by making experiment of, or investigating and determining, what is 'acceptable …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture Ephesians, Peter,John
Unfruitful Works of Darkness
Sleepers at Noonday
What Children of Light Should Be
1 Corinthians 6:15
Don't you realize that your bodies are actually parts of Christ? Should a man take his body, which is part of Christ, and join it to a prostitute? Never!
1 Corinthians 12:27
All of you together are Christ's body, and each of you is a part of it.
And the church is his body; it is made full and complete by Christ, who fills all things everywhere with himself.
No one hates his own body but feeds and cares for it, just as Christ cares for the church.
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