New Living Translation
throw off your old sinful nature and your former way of life, which is corrupted by lust and deception.
King James Bible
That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;
Darby Bible Translation
namely your having put off according to the former conversation the old man which corrupts itself according to the deceitful lusts;
World English Bible
that you put away, as concerning your former way of life, the old man, that grows corrupt after the lusts of deceit;
Young's Literal Translation
ye are to put off concerning the former behaviour the old man, that is corrupt according to the desires of the deceit,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:22 The old man - That is, the whole body of sin. All sinful desires are deceitful; promising the happiness which they cannot give.
LibraryNineteenth Sunday after Trinity Duty to New and Old Man.
Text: Ephesians 4, 22-28. 22 That ye put away, as concerning your former manner of life, the old man, that waxeth corrupt after the lusts of deceit; 23 and that ye be renewed in the spirit of your mind, 24 and put on the new man, that after God hath been created in righteousness and holiness of truth. 25 Wherefore, putting away falsehood, speak ye truth each one with his neighbor: for we are members one of another. 26 Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath: 27 neither give …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. III
The Calling and the Kingdom
The Goal of Progress
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"The human heart is the most deceitful of all things, and desperately wicked. Who really knows how bad it is?
We know that our old sinful selves were crucified with Christ so that sin might lose its power in our lives. We are no longer slaves to sin.
2 Corinthians 11:3
But I fear that somehow your pure and undivided devotion to Christ will be corrupted, just as Eve was deceived by the cunning ways of the serpent.
With the Lord's authority I say this: Live no longer as the Gentiles do, for they are hopelessly confused.
So stop telling lies. Let us tell our neighbors the truth, for we are all parts of the same body.
Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words, and slander, as well as all types of evil behavior.
But now is the time to get rid of anger, rage, malicious behavior, slander, and dirty language.
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