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13 until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God—a mature person, attaining to[a] the measure of Christ’s full stature.[b]

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  1. Ephesians 4:13 tn The words “attaining to” were supplied in the translation to pick up the καταντήσωμεν (katantēsōmen) mentioned earlier in the sentence and the εἰς (eis) which heads up this clause.
  2. Ephesians 4:13 tn Grk “the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ.” On this translation of ἡλικία (hēlikia, “stature”) see BDAG 436 s.v. 3.

13 until we all reach unity(A) in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God(B) and become mature,(C) attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ.(D)

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