11 And He (A)gave (B)some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as (C)evangelists, and some as pastors and (D)teachers, 12 (E)for the equipping of the [a]saints for the work of service, to the building up of (F)the body of Christ; 13 until we all attain to (G)the unity of the faith, and of the [b](H)knowledge of the Son of God, to a (I)mature man, to the measure of the stature [c]which belongs to the (J)fullness of Christ. 14 [d]As a result, we are (K)no longer to be children, (L)tossed here and there by waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, by (M)craftiness [e]in (N)deceitful scheming; 15 but [f]speaking the truth (O)in love, [g]we are to (P)grow up in all aspects into Him who is the (Q)head, even Christ, 16 from whom (R)the whole body, being fitted and held together [h]by what every joint supplies, according to the [i]proper working of each individual part, causes the growth of the body for the building up of itself (S)in love.

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  1. Ephesians 4:12 Or holy ones
  2. Ephesians 4:13 Or true knowledge
  3. Ephesians 4:13 Lit of the fullness
  4. Ephesians 4:14 Lit So that we will no longer be
  5. Ephesians 4:14 Lit with regard to the scheming of deceit
  6. Ephesians 4:15 Or holding to or being truthful in
  7. Ephesians 4:15 Or let us grow up
  8. Ephesians 4:16 Lit through every joint of the supply
  9. Ephesians 4:16 Lit working in measure