Here is the patience and the faith of the saints. 4:8 Wherefore he saith - That is, in reference to which God saith by David, Having ascended on high, he led captivity captive - He triumphed over all his enemies, Satan, sin, and death, which had before enslaved all the world: alluding to the custom of ancient conquerors, who led those they had conquered in chains after them. World English Bible Paul applies this to Christ's ascension to heaven. "- New American Standard Version (1995)Wherefore he saith, When he ascended on high, he led captivity captive, And gave gifts unto men.- American Standard Version (1901)For this reason he says, He went up on high, taking his prisoners with him, and gave freely to men.- Basic English BibleWherefore he says, Having ascended up on high, he has led captivity captive, and has given gifts to men.- Darby BibleWherefore he saith, When he ascended on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts to men. As a conqueror, returning in triumph, was wont to distribute gifts, so Christ signalized his ascension by gifts. 9(Now that he ascended, what is it but that he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth? When he ascended on high. Again, in the New Testament, we can see Paul using the same verbiage: Ephesians 4:7-8 (KJV) He led captivity captive. - Webster's BibleFor this reason Scripture says: "He re-ascended on high, He led captive a host of captives, and gave gifts to men. Ephesians 4:7-9 King James Version (KJV) 7 But unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ. 9 (Now that he ascended, what is it but that he also descended first into the lower parts of the earth? 7 But unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ. King James Version (KJV). 8Wherefore he saith, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men. 11And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; Wherefore he saith: When he ascended vp on high, he led captiuitie captiue, and gaue gifts vnto men.- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible ScanTherefore it says, "WHEN HE ASCENDED ON HIGH, HE LED CAPTIVE A HOST OF CAPTIVES, AND HE GAVE GIFTS TO MEN. The citation is from Ps 68:18. Which best represents the problem with the comment? King James Version Wherefore he saith, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men. When the apostle Paul mentions that Christ "led captivity captive,"the very next verse (in Ephesians 4:9) says he does so in conjunction with his "descending into the lower part of the earth." "- Weymouth BibleTherefore he says, "When he ascended on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts to men. 8 Wherefore he saith, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men. King James Bible Online Jesus Ascended Alone. American Standard Version Wherefore he saith, When he ascended on high, he led captivity captive, And gave gifts unto men. The statement "When he ascended on high he led captivity captive" (Ephesians 4:8) could mean that when Jesus ascended into heaven he led a host of captives in train who ascended into heaven with him. When he ascended on high. Then in verse 18 of chapter 68 he states: Psalm 68:18 (KJV) 18 Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive: thou hast received gifts for men; yea, for the rebellious also, that the LORD God might dwell among them. The captives, led captive by Christ, are sin, the curse of the law, and death. 5One Lord, one faith, one baptism, 6One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all. Douay-Rheims Bible Wherefore he saith: Ascending on high, he led captivity captive; he gave gifts to men. #Psa 68:18|. And gave gifts to men. “Wherefore he saith, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men.” And, as they also used to give donatives to the people, at their return from victory, so he gave gifts to men - Both the ordinary and extraordinary gifts of the Spirit. Darby Bible Translation Wherefore he says, Having ascended up on high, he has led captivity captive, and has given gifts to men. King James Version (KJV), Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access, KJV, Baby's First Bible, Hardcover, Multicolor: A special keepsake for your new arrival, KJV, Journal the Word Bible, Large Print, Red Letter Edition: Reflect, Journal, or Create Art Next to Your Favorite Verses, KJV, Reference Bible, Center-Column Giant Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Word Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: 1,700 Key Words that Unlock the Meaning of the Bible, KJV Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Second Edition, KJV, Holy Bible, Larger Print, Paperback, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version. Revelation 13:10 KJV: He that leadeth into captivity shall go into captivity: he that killeth with the sword must be killed with the sword.