But (A)to each one of us (B)grace was given (C)according to the measure of Christ’s gift. Therefore [a]it says,

(D)When He ascended on high,
He (E)led captive the captives,
And He gave gifts to people.”

(Now this expression, “He (F)ascended,” what [b]does it mean except that He also [c]had descended into (G)the lower parts of the earth? 10 He who descended is Himself also He who ascended (H)far above all the heavens, so that He might (I)fill all things.)

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  1. Ephesians 4:8 Or He
  2. Ephesians 4:9 Lit is it except
  3. Ephesians 4:9 One early ms had first descended

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