Ephesians 2:19
New International Version
Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with God's people and also members of his household,

New Living Translation
So now you Gentiles are no longer strangers and foreigners. You are citizens along with all of God’s holy people. You are members of God’s family.

English Standard Version
So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God,

Berean Study Bible
Therefore you are no longer strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens of the saints and members of God’s household,

Berean Literal Bible
So then, you are no longer strangers and aliens, but are fellow citizens of the saints and of the household of God,

New American Standard Bible
So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and are of God's household,

King James Bible
Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God;

Christian Standard Bible
So then you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with the saints, and members of God's household,

Contemporary English Version
You Gentiles are no longer strangers and foreigners. You are citizens with everyone else who belongs to the family of God.

Good News Translation
So then, you Gentiles are not foreigners or strangers any longer; you are now citizens together with God's people and members of the family of God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So then you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with the saints, and members of God's household,

International Standard Version
That is why you are no longer strangers and foreigners but fellow citizens with the saints and members of God's household,

NET Bible
So then you are no longer foreigners and noncitizens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of God's household,

New Heart English Bible
So then you are no longer strangers and foreigners, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Therefore, you are not strangers, neither guests, but inhabitants of the city of The Holy One and children of the household of God.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
That is why you are no longer foreigners and outsiders but citizens together with God's people and members of God's family.

New American Standard 1977
So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and are of God’s household,

Jubilee Bible 2000
Now therefore ye are no longer strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints and of the household of God,

King James 2000 Bible
Now therefore you are no more strangers and sojourners, but fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God;

American King James Version
Now therefore you are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God;

American Standard Version
So then ye are no more strangers and sojourners, but ye are fellow-citizens with the saints, and of the household of God,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now therefore you are no more strangers and foreigners; but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and the domestics of God,

Darby Bible Translation
So then ye are no longer strangers and foreigners, but ye are fellow-citizens of the saints, and of the household of God,

English Revised Version
So then ye are no more strangers and sojourners, but ye are fellow-citizens with the saints, and of the household of God,

Webster's Bible Translation
Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow-citizens with the saints, and of the household of God;

Weymouth New Testament
You are therefore no longer mere foreigners or persons excluded from civil rights. On the contrary you share citizenship with God's people and are members of His family.

World English Bible
So then you are no longer strangers and foreigners, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God,

Young's Literal Translation
Then, therefore, ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow-citizens of the saints, and of the household of God,
Study Bible
A Temple in the Lord
18For through Him we both have access to the Father by one Spirit. 19Therefore you are no longer strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens of the saints and members of God’s household, 20built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus Himself as the cornerstone.…
Cross References
Galatians 6:10
Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to the family of faith.

Ephesians 2:12
remember that at that time you were separate from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers to the covenants of the promise, without hope and without God in the world.

Philippians 3:20
But our citizenship is in heaven, and we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ,

Hebrews 11:13
All these people died in faith, without having received the things they were promised. However, they saw them and welcomed them from afar. And they acknowledged that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.

Hebrews 12:22
Instead, you have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem. You have come to myriads of angels

Hebrews 13:14
For here we do not have a permanent city, but we are looking for the city that is to come.

1 Peter 2:11
Beloved, I urge you, as foreigners and exiles, to abstain from the desires of the flesh, which war against your soul.

Treasury of Scripture

Now therefore you are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God;

strangers.

Ephesians 2:12
That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:

but.

Ephesians 3:6
That the Gentiles should be fellowheirs, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ by the gospel:

Galatians 3:26-28
For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus…

Galatians 4:26-31
But Jerusalem which is above is free, which is the mother of us all…

household.

Ephesians 3:15
Of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named,

Matthew 10:25
It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master, and the servant as his lord. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebub, how much more shall they call them of his household?

Galatians 6:10
As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.







Lexicon
Therefore
Ἄρα (Ara)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 686: Then, therefore, since. Probably from airo; a particle denoting an inference more or less decisive.

you are
ἐστὲ (este)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

no longer
οὐκέτι (ouketi)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3765: No longer, no more. Also ouk eti from ou and eti; not yet, no longer.

strangers
ξένοι (xenoi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3581: Apparently a primary word; foreign; by implication, a guest or entertainer.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

foreigners,
πάροικοι (paroikoi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3941: Foreign, alien, subst: a foreigner, sojourner. From para and oikos; having a home near, i.e. a by-dweller.

but
ἀλλὰ (alla)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

fellow citizens
συμπολῖται (sympolitai)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 4847: A fellow citizen. From sun and polites; a native of the same town, i.e. co-religionist.

of the
τῶν (tōn)
Article - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

saints
ἁγίων (hagiōn)
Adjective - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 40: Set apart by (or for) God, holy, sacred. From hagos; sacred.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

members of God’s household,
οἰκεῖοι (oikeioi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3609: Of one's family, domestic, intimate. From oikos; domestic, i.e., a relative, adherent.
(2 c.) Ephesians 2:19-22 sum up the two-fold idea of this chapter--union of the Gentiles, with God and with God's chosen people--in the metaphor of the One Temple, of which Jesus Christ is the chief cornerstone, and which, both collectively and in the individuality of each part, grows into a habitation of God.

(19) Strangers and foreigners.--Here the word rendered "stranger" means properly an alien, or foreigner; while the word translated "foreigners" signifies the resident aliens of an ancient city, who were but half-aliens, having free intercourse with the citizens, although no rights of citizenship. The latter word is used literally in Acts 7:6; Acts 7:29 (there rendered "sojourner"), and often in the LXX. version; perhaps metaphorically in 1Peter 2:11. Such a sojourner, though in some sense less an absolute alien than the mere "stranger," was one on whom by daily contrast the sense of being an alien, excluded from power and privilege, was more forcibly impressed.

Fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God.--In sense this double expression preserves the double idea running through the whole chapter. The phrase "fellowcitizens of the saints" is applied to the Gentiles, as now united with the Israel of God in one "commonwealth." (See above, Ephesians 2:12.) "Members of the household of God" refers rather to the union with God, restored by the blood of Jesus Christ. (See Ephesians 2:13.) As to the metaphor, the word "stranger"--that is, alien--seems to be opposed to "fellowcitizen"; the word "foreigner"--that is, half-alien--to members of the household: for the resident aliens stood opposed to the "houses," the families or clans, of the citizens--the unit in ancient law being always the family, and not the individual. The Gentiles were now brought into a "household," and that household the household of God Himself.

Verse 19. - So then ye are no more strangers and foreigners. "Sojourners" is nearer πάροικοι than "foreigners;" it denotes persons dwelling in a place, but without citizen rights and privileges; but as such persons are usually foreigners, it is immaterial which term is used. But ye are fellow-citizens with the saints. The saints are the chosen ones of all time (comp. Hebrews 12:22, "But ye are come unto Mount Zion," etc.). "Their names are engraven on the same civic roll with all whom ' the Lord shall count when be reckoneth up the people." It is as if they who had dwelt in the waste and howling wilderness, scattered defenseless and in melancholy isolation, had been transplanted, not only into Palestine, but had been appointed to domiciles on Mount Zion, and were located in the metropolis, not to admire its architecture, or gaze upon its battlements, or envy the tribes who had come up to worship in the city which is compact together; but to claim its municipal immunities, experience its protection, obey its laws, live and love in its happy society, and hold communion with its glorious Founder and Guardian" (Eadie). And (members) of the household of God. A nearer relation to God and a higher privilege is denoted here. You are not guests or occasional visitors, but permanent dwellers in the house and members of the family. Compare the Queen of Sheba's words to Solomon (1 Kings 10:8). 2:19-22 The church is compared to a city, and every converted sinner is free of it. It is also compared to a house, and every converted sinner is one of the family; a servant, and a child in God's house. The church is also compared to a building, founded on the doctrine of Christ; delivered by the prophets of the Old Testament, and the apostles of the New. God dwells in all believers now; they become the temple of God through the working of the blessed Spirit. Let us then ask if our hopes are fixed on Christ, according to the doctrine of his word? Have we devoted ourselves as holy temples to God through him? Are we habitations of God by the Spirit, are we spiritually-minded, and do we bring forth the fruits of the Spirit? Let us take heed not to grieve the holy Comforter. Let us desire his gracious presence, and his influences upon our hearts. Let us seek to discharge the duties allotted to us, to the glory of God.
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