English Standard Version Anglicised
2 (A)in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following (B)the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in (C)the sons of disobedience— 3 among whom we all once lived in (D)the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires of the body[a] and the mind, and (E)were by nature (F)children of wrath, like the rest of mankind.Read full chapter
- Ephesians 2:3 Greek flesh
New International Version
2 in which you used to live(A) when you followed the ways of this world(B) and of the ruler of the kingdom of the air,(C) the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient.(D) 3 All of us also lived among them at one time,(E) gratifying the cravings of our flesh[a](F) and following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature deserving of wrath.
- Ephesians 2:3 In contexts like this, the Greek word for flesh (sarx) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit.