And you has he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins;
The unregenerate man may be said to be made up of two parts — a living body and a dead soul. In states of disease and injury we sometimes find something analogous, in one part of the body being full of life, and another part of it palsied and dead. I have seen a person after injury of the lower part of the neck surviving for a time; the head perfectly alive and well, but the body and limbs perfectly motionless. In the last fatal duel fought near Edinburgh a bullet struck the spine of the challenger. I have often heard this unhappy man's physician tell that when he first visited him, some hours afterwards, and asked him how he felt, "I feel," he replied, "exactly what I am — a man with a living head and a dead body mysteriously joined together." Every unbelieving man consists of a dead soul mysteriously joined to a living body.
(Sir James Simpson.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins;