Ephesians 6:12
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
3754 [e]ὅτι
hoti
becauseConj
3756 [e]οὐκ
ouk
notAdv
1510 [e]ἔστιν
estin
isV-PIA-3S
1473 [e]ἡμῖν
hēmin
to usPPro-D1P
3588 [e]
theArt-NFS
3823 [e]πάλη
palē
wrestlingN-NFS
4314 [e]πρὸς
pros
againstPrep
129 [e]αἷμα
haima
bloodN-ANS
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
4561 [e]σάρκα,
sarka
flesh,N-AFS
235 [e]ἀλλὰ
alla
butConj
4314 [e]πρὸς
pros
againstPrep
3588 [e]τὰς
tas
theArt-AFP
746 [e]ἀρχάς,
archas
rulers,N-AFP
4314 [e]πρὸς
pros
againstPrep
3588 [e]τὰς
tas
theArt-AFP
1849 [e]ἐξουσίας,
exousias
authorities,N-AFP
4314 [e]πρὸς
pros
againstPrep
3588 [e]τοὺς
tous
theArt-AMP
2888 [e]κοσμοκράτορας
kosmokratoras
cosmic powersN-AMP
3588 [e]τοῦ
tou
of theArt-GNS
4655 [e]σκότους
skotous
darknessN-GNS
3778 [e]τούτου,
toutou
this,DPro-GNS
4314 [e]πρὸς
pros
againstPrep
3588 [e]τὰ
ta
theArt-ANP
4152 [e]πνευματικὰ
pneumatika
spiritual [forces]Adj-ANP
3588 [e]τῆς
tēs
- Art-GFS
4189 [e]πονηρίας
ponērias
of evilN-GFS
1722 [e]ἐν
en
inPrep
3588 [e]τοῖς
tois
theArt-DNP
2032 [e]ἐπουρανίοις.
epouraniois
heavenly realms.Adj-DNP









Greek Texts
ΠΡΟΣ ΕΦΕΣΙΟΥΣ 6:12 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
ὅτι οὐκ ἔστιν ἡμῖν ἡ πάλη πρὸς αἷμα καὶ σάρκα, ἀλλὰ πρὸς τὰς ἀρχάς, πρὸς τὰς ἐξουσίας, πρὸς τοὺς κοσμοκράτορας τοῦ σκότους τούτου, πρὸς τὰ πνευματικὰ τῆς πονηρίας ἐν τοῖς ἐπουρανίοις.

ΠΡΟΣ ΕΦΕΣΙΟΥΣ 6:12 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
ὅτι οὐκ ἔστιν ἡμῖν ἡ πάλη πρὸς αἷμα καὶ σάρκα, ἀλλὰ πρὸς τὰς ἀρχάς, πρὸς τὰς ἐξουσίας, πρὸς τοὺς κοσμοκράτορας τοῦ σκότους τούτου, πρὸς τὰ πνευματικὰ τῆς πονηρίας ἐν τοῖς ἐπουρανίοις.

ΠΡΟΣ ΕΦΕΣΙΟΥΣ 6:12 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
ὅτι οὐκ ἔστιν ἡμῖν ἡ πάλη πρὸς αἷμα καὶ σάρκα, ἀλλὰ πρὸς τὰς ἀρχάς, πρὸς τὰς ἐξουσίας, πρὸς τοὺς κοσμοκράτορας τοῦ σκότους τούτου, πρὸς τὰ πνευματικὰ τῆς πονηρίας ἐν τοῖς ἐπουρανίοις.

ΠΡΟΣ ΕΦΕΣΙΟΥΣ 6:12 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Ὅτι οὐκ ἔστιν ἡμῖν ἡ πάλη πρὸς αἷμα καὶ σάρκα, ἀλλὰ πρὸς τὰς ἀρχάς, πρὸς τὰς ἐξουσίας, πρὸς τοὺς κοσμοκράτορας τοῦ σκότους τοῦ αἰῶνος τούτου, πρὸς τὰ πνευματικὰ τῆς πονηρίας ἐν τοῖς ἐπουρανίοις.

ΠΡΟΣ ΕΦΕΣΙΟΥΣ 6:12 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
ὅτι οὐκ ἔστιν ἡμῖν ἡ πάλη πρὸς αἷμα καὶ σάρκα, ἀλλὰ πρὸς τὰς ἀρχάς, πρὸς τὰς ἐξουσίας, πρὸς τοὺς κοσμοκράτορας τοῦ σκότους τοῦ αἰῶνος τούτου, πρὸς τὰ πνευματικὰ τῆς πονηρίας ἐν τοῖς ἐπουρανίοις.

ΠΡΟΣ ΕΦΕΣΙΟΥΣ 6:12 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
ὅτι οὐ εἰμί ἡμᾶς ὁ πάλη πρός αἷμα καί σάρξ ἀλλά πρός ὁ ἀρχή πρός ὁ ἐξουσία πρός ὁ κοσμοκράτωρ ὁ σκότος οὗτος πρός ὁ πνευματικός ὁ πονηρία ἐν ὁ ἐπουράνιος

ΠΡΟΣ ΕΦΕΣΙΟΥΣ 6:12 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
ὅτι οὐκ ἔστιν ἡμῖν ἡ πάλη πρὸς αἷμα καὶ σάρκα, ἀλλὰ πρὸς τὰς ἀρχάς, πρὸς τὰς ἐξουσίας, πρὸς τοὺς κοσμοκράτορας τοῦ σκότους τοῦ αἰῶνος τούτου, πρὸς τὰ πνευματικὰ τῆς πονηρίας ἐν τοῖς ἐπουρανίοις.

ΠΡΟΣ ΕΦΕΣΙΟΥΣ 6:12 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
ὅτι οὐκ ἔστιν ἡμῖν ἡ πάλη πρὸς αἷμα καὶ σάρκα ἀλλὰ πρὸς τὰς ἀρχάς πρὸς τὰς ἐξουσίας πρὸς τοὺς κοσμοκράτορας τοῦ σκότους τοῦ αἰῶνος τούτου πρὸς τὰ πνευματικὰ τῆς πονηρίας ἐν τοῖς ἐπουρανίοις

Ephesians 6:12 Hebrew Bible
כי לא עם בשר ודם מלחמתנו כי עם שרים ושליטים עם המשלים בחשכת העולם הזה עם הרוחות הרעות אשר במרומים׃

Ephesians 6:12 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܡܛܠ ܕܬܟܬܘܫܟܘܢ ܠܐ ܗܘܐ ܥܡ ܒܤܪܐ ܘܕܡܐ ܐܠܐ ܥܡ ܐܪܟܘܤ ܘܥܡ ܫܠܝܛܢܐ ܘܥܡ ܐܚܝܕܝ ܥܠܡܐ ܕܗܢܐ ܚܫܘܟܐ ܘܥܡ ܪܘܚܐ ܒܝܫܬܐ ܕܬܚܝܬ ܫܡܝܐ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.

King James Bible
For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For our battle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the world powers of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavens.
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against the.

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spiritual wickedness. or, wicked spirits. high. or, heavenly. See on ch.

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