2:1 And you [hath he quickened], who were dead in trespasses and sins;
2:1 And you He made alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins,

2:2 Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience:
2:2 in which you once walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit who now works in the sons of disobedience,

2:3 Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.
2:3 among whom also we all once conducted ourselves in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, just as the others.

2:4 But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us,
2:4 But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us,

2:5 Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;)
2:5 even when we were dead in trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved),

2:6 And hath raised [us] up together, and made [us] sit together in heavenly [places] in Christ Jesus:
2:6 and raised us up together, and made us sit together in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus,

2:7 That in the ages to come he might shew the exceeding riches of his grace in [his] kindness toward us through Christ Jesus.
2:7 that in the ages to come He might show the exceeding riches of His grace in His kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.

2:8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: [it is] the gift of God:
2:8 For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God,

2:9 Not of works, lest any man should boast.
2:9 not of works, lest anyone should boast.

2:10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.
2:10 For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.

2:11 Wherefore remember, that ye [being] in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands;
2:11 Therefore remember that you, once Gentiles in the flesh--who are called Uncircumcision by what is called the Circumcision made in the flesh by hands--

2:12 That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:
2:12 that at that time you were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world.

2:13 But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.
2:13 But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.

2:14 For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition [between us];
2:14 For He Himself is our peace, who has made both one, and has broken down the middle wall of separation,

2:15 Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, [even] the law of commandments [contained] in ordinances; for to make in himself of twain one new man, [so] making peace;
2:15 having abolished in His flesh the enmity, that is, the law of commandments contained in ordinances, so as to create in Himself one new man from the two, thus making peace,

2:16 And that he might reconcile both unto God in one body by the cross, having slain the enmity thereby:
2:16 and that He might reconcile them both to God in one body through the cross, thereby putting to death the enmity.

2:17 And came and preached peace to you which were afar off, and to them that were nigh.
2:17 And He came and preached peace to you who were afar off and to those who were near.

2:18 For through him we both have access by one Spirit unto the Father.
2:18 For through Him we both have access by one Spirit to the Father.

2:19 Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God;
2:19 Now, therefore, you are no longer strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God,

2:20 And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner [stone];
2:20 having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ Himself being the chief corner stone,

2:21 In whom all the building fitly framed together groweth unto an holy temple in the Lord:
2:21 in whom the whole building, being joined together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord,

2:22 In whom ye also are builded together for an habitation of God through the Spirit.
2:22 in whom you also are being built together for a dwelling place of God in the Spirit.