Ephesians 4:9
Good News Translation
Now, what does "he went up" mean? It means that first he came down to the lowest depths of the earth.

Contemporary English Version
When it says, "he went up," it means that Christ had been deep in the earth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now that he ascended, what is it, but because he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth?

New American Bible
What does “he ascended” mean except that he also descended into the lower [regions] of the earth?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Now that he ascended, what is it, but because he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth?

he ascended.

Proverbs 30:4 Who hath ascended up into heaven, and descended? who hath held the wind in his hands? who hath bound up the waters together as in a garment? who hath raised up all the borders of the earth? what is his name, and what is the name of his son, if thou knowest?

John 3:13 And no man hath ascended into heaven, but he that descended from heaven, the Son of man who is in heaven.

John 6:33,62 For the bread of God is that which cometh down from heaven and giveth life to the world. . . .

John 20:17 Jesus saith to her: Do not touch me: for I am not yet ascended to my Father. But go to my brethren and say to them: I ascend to my Father and to your Father, to my God and to your God.

Acts 2:34-36 For David ascended not into heaven; but he himself said: The Lord said to my Lord: Sit thou on my right hand, . . .

he also.

Genesis 11:5 And the Lord came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of Adam were building.

Exodus 19:20 And the Lord came down upon Mount Sinai, in the very top of the mount, and he called Moses unto the top thereof. And when he was gone up thither,

John 6:33,38,41,51,58 For the bread of God is that which cometh down from heaven and giveth life to the world. . . .

John 8:14 Jesus answered and said to them: Although I give testimony of myself, my testimony is true: for I know whence I came and whither I go.

John 16:27,28 For the Father himself loveth you, because you have loved me and have believed that I came out from God. . . .

the lower.

Psalm 8:5 Thou hast made him a little less than the angels, thou hast crowned him with glory and honour:

Psalm 63:9 But they have sought my soul in vain, they shall go into the lower parts of the earth:

Psalm 139:15 My bone is not hidden from thee, which thou hast made in secret: and my substance in the lower parts of the earth.

Matthew 12:40 For as Jonas was in the whale's belly three days and three nights: so shall the Son of man be in the heart of the earth three days and three nights.

Hebrews 2:7,9 Thou hast made him a little lower than the angels: thou hast crowned him with glory and honour and hast set him over the works of thy hands. . . .

Context
Unity in the Body
8Wherefore he saith: Ascending on high, he led captivity captive: he gave gifts to men. 9Now that he ascended, what is it, but because he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth? 10He that descended is the same also that ascended above all the heavens: that he might fill all things.…
Cross References
Isaiah 44:23
Give praise, O ye heavens, for the Lord hath shewn mercy: shout with joy, ye ends of the earth: ye mountains, resound with praise, thou, O forest, and every tree therein: for the Lord hath redeemed Jacob, and Israel shall be glorified.

Ezekiel 31:14
For which cause none of the trees by the waters shall exalt themselves for their height: nor shoot up their tops among the thick branches and leaves, neither shall any of them that are watered stand up in their height: for they are all delivered unto death to the lowest parts of the earth, in the midst of the children of men, with them that go down into the pit.

John 3:13
And no man hath ascended into heaven, but he that descended from heaven, the Son of man who is in heaven.

Additional Translations
What does “He ascended” mean, except that He also descended to the lower parts of the earth?

Now what is "He ascended," except that He also descended into the lower regions of the earth?

(Now that he ascended, what is it but that he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth?

(Now this, He ascended, what is it but that he also descended into the lower parts of the earth?

But that he ascended, what is it but that he also descended into the lower parts of the earth?

(Now this, He ascended, what is it but that he also descended into the lower parts of the earth?

Now that he ascended, what is it but that he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth?



Now this, "He ascended," what is it but that he also first descended into the lower parts of the earth?

and that, he went up, what is it except that he also went down first to the lower parts of the earth?
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