New American Standard Bible
Do not lie to one another, since you laid aside the old self with its evil practices,
King James Bible
Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds;
Darby Bible Translation
Do not lie to one another, having put off the old man with his deeds,
World English Bible
Don't lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old man with his doings,
Young's Literal Translation
Lie not one to another, having put off the old man with his practices,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Lie not one to another - Notes, Ephesians 4:25.
Seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds - Your former corrupt and evil nature; Notes, Ephesians 4:22. The reason for putting away lying, stated in Ephesians 4:25, is, that we "are members one of another" - or are brethren. The reason assigned here is, that we have put off the old man with his deeds. The sense is, that lying is one of the fruits of sin. It is that which the corrupt nature of man naturally produces; and when that is put off, then all that that nature produces should be also put off with it. The vice of lying is a universal fruit of sin, and seems to exist everywhere where the gospel does not prevail; compare the notes at Titus 1:12. There is, perhaps, no single form of sin that reigns so universally in the pagan world.
LibraryFebruary 17. "Your Life is Hid" (Col. Iii. 3).
"Your life is hid" (Col. iii. 3). Some Christians loom up in larger proportion than is becoming. They can tell, and others can tell, how many souls they bring to Christ. Their labor seems to crystallize and become its own memorial. Others again seem to blend so wholly with other workers that their own individuality can scarcely be traced. And yet, after all, this is the most Christ-like ministry of all, for the Master Himself does not even appear in the work of the church except as her hidden Life …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Easter Wednesday Also Suited to Easter Tuesday.
Meditations of the Misery of a Man not Reconciled to God in Christ.
Christ all and in All.
A righteous man hates falsehood, But a wicked man acts disgustingly and shamefully.
knowing this, that our old self was crucified with Him, in order that our body of sin might be done away with, so that we would no longer be slaves to sin;
that, in reference to your former manner of life, you lay aside the old self, which is being corrupted in accordance with the lusts of deceit,
Therefore, laying aside falsehood, SPEAK TRUTH EACH ONE of you WITH HIS NEIGHBOR, for we are members of one another.
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