New International Version
for we are members of his body.
King James Bible
For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.
Darby Bible Translation
for we are members of his body; [we are of his flesh, and of his bones.]
World English Bible
because we are members of his body, of his flesh and bones.
Young's Literal Translation
because members we are of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
We are members of his body - He has partaken of our nature, as we have partaken of the nature of Adam. And as he is the head of the Church and the Savior of this body; so we, being members of the Church, are members of his mystical body. That is, we are united to him by one Spirit in the closest intimacy, even similar to that which the members have with the body.
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LibraryJanuary 1. "Redeeming the Time" (Eph. v. 16).
"Redeeming the time" (Eph. v. 16). Two little words are found in the Greek version here. They are translated "ton kairon" in the revised version, "Buying up for yourselves the opportunity." The two words ton kairon mean, literally, the opportunity. They do not refer to time in general, but to a special point of time, a juncture, a crisis, a moment full of possibilities and quickly passing by, which we must seize and make the best of before it has passed away. It is intimated that there are not …
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1 Corinthians 6:15
Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ himself? Shall I then take the members of Christ and unite them with a prostitute? Never!
1 Corinthians 12:27
Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it.
which is his body, the fullness of him who fills everything in every way.
After all, no one ever hated their own body, but they feed and care for their body, just as Christ does the church--
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