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“And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour.”
King James Version (KJV)
And walke in loue, as Christ also hath loued vs, and hath giuen himselfe for vs, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet smelling sauour;
- King James Version (1611) - Compare to scan of original Ephesians chapter 5
and walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God as a fragrant aroma.
- New American Standard Version (1995)
and walk in love, even as Christ also loved you, and gave himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for an odor of a sweet smell.
- American Standard Version (1901)
And be living in love, even as Christ had love for you, and gave himself up for us, an offering to God for a perfume of a sweet smell.
- Basic English Bible
and walk in love, even as the Christ loved us, and delivered himself up for us, an offering and sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling savour.
- Darby Bible
And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath delivered himself for us, an oblation and a sacrifice to God for an odour of sweetness.
- Douay Rheims Bible
And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling savor.
- Webster's Bible
And live and act lovingly, as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up to death on our behalf as an offering and sacrifice to God, yielding a fragrant odor.
- Weymouth Bible
Walk in love, even as Christ also loved you, and gave himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling fragrance.
- World English Bible
and walke ye in loue, as Crist louyde vs, and yaf hym silf for vs an offryng and a sacrifice to God, in to the odour of swetnesse.
- Wycliffe Bible
and walk in love, as also the Christ did love us, and did give himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for an odour of a sweet smell,
- Youngs Literal Bible
Arthur Mitchell's comment on 2015-03-14 14:55:57:
What love got to do with it. I tell you it has everything to do with,the greatest emotion God gave us the only thing you can subtract and it multiply Real Love you find yourself in the present of God.
blessèd's comment on 2014-02-17 07:57:11:
You know walking in love is not only good for immediate gratification it is good for a lifetime The word say for GOD so loved the world GOD is love To walk in love is to walk in GOD To walk in love is to be in GOD and GOD IN US
MockingBird's comment on 2014-02-17 03:50:32:
Susan Dalton s comment was very well explained Jesus gave Himself I also ought to give of myself to those in need spiritualy physically and mentally Yes it is a stinch in God s nostrils when we do not walk in Love
Susan Dalton's comment on 2013-10-04 20:58:47:
"And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour." Ephesians 5:2.
I put some meat in a crockpot the other night to cook while I slept. As the hours went on, the aroma of the meat cooking filled the room. It smelled so good. I thought of the animal whose life was sacrificed so that I could eat its meat. The thought that the animal's life was sacrificed tasted of death - that, I did not find savour in that. Yet, the aroma of the meat was very savory to me in every way.
I thought of the sacrifices that God required of Israel; and, how the aroma of the sacrifices must have pleased God.
I thought of all the stench of death that God must smell from all the sins and perversions man is continually doing here on earth. And, yet, I thought of the one savour that brings pleasure to God. The one burnt offering. The one perfect offering. Jesus. There is no other savour, but, the savour of Jesus Christ that pleases, satisfies, placates God. Man may seek to offer up other incenses, and burn sacrifices with strange fire, but, there is only one smell that pleases God. Jesus, the perfect sacrifice, offered up once for all, is the continual sweet smelling savour pleasing unto God. We, too, are a sweet smelling savour unto God because of Christ in us. There is no other savour, but, the savour of Jesus Christ that pleases God.
kim Hinkle's comment on 2013-09-07 07:23:37:
I've been in arelationship with god F or 6yrs
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