Ephesians 2:20
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English Standard Version
built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the cornerstone,

King James Bible
And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone;

American Standard Version
being built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the chief corner stone;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone:

English Revised Version
being built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the chief corner stone;

Webster's Bible Translation
And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner-stone;

Weymouth New Testament
You are a building which has been reared on the foundation of the Apostles and Prophets, the cornerstone being Christ Jesus Himself,

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Vincent's Word Studies

Of the apostles and prophets

The foundation laid by them. Prophets are New-Testament prophets. See Ephesians 3:5; Ephesians 4:11. See on 1 Corinthians 12:10.

Chief corner-stone (ἀκρογωνίαου)

Only here and 1 Peter 2:6.

Ephesians 2:20 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

built.

Ephesians 4:12 For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:

1 Peter 2:4,5 To whom coming, as to a living stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious...

the foundation.

Ephesians 4:11-13 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers...

Isaiah 28:16 Therefore thus said the Lord GOD, Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner stone...

Matthew 16:18 And I say also to you, That you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

1 Corinthians 3:9-11 For we are laborers together with God: you are God's husbandry, you are God's building...

1 Corinthians 12:28 And God has set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings...

Galatians 2:9 And when James, Cephas, and John, who seemed to be pillars, perceived the grace that was given to me...

Revelation 21:14 And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and in them the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

Jesus.

Psalm 118:22 The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner.

Isaiah 28:16 Therefore thus said the Lord GOD, Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner stone...

Matthew 21:42 Jesus said to them, Did you never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected...

Mark 12:10,11 And have you not read this scripture; The stone which the builders rejected is become the head of the corner...

Luke 20:17,18 And he beheld them, and said, What is this then that is written, The stone which the builders rejected...

Acts 4:11,12 This is the stone which was set at nothing of you builders, which is become the head of the corner...

1 Peter 2:7,8 To you therefore which believe he is precious: but to them which be disobedient, the stone which the builders disallowed...

Cross References
Psalm 118:22
The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.

Proverbs 9:1
Wisdom has built her house; she has hewn her seven pillars.

Isaiah 28:16
therefore thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, I am the one who has laid as a foundation in Zion, a stone, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone, of a sure foundation: 'Whoever believes will not be in haste.'

Zechariah 10:4
From him shall come the cornerstone, from him the tent peg, from him the battle bow, from him every ruler--all of them together.

Matthew 16:18
And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

Luke 20:17
But he looked directly at them and said, "What then is this that is written: "'The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone'?

1 Corinthians 3:9
For we are God's fellow workers. You are God's field, God's building.

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