NSB(i) 13 You were once far off but now with Christ Jesus, the blood of Christ has brought you near. 14 For he is our peace, who made both (Jews and Gentiles) one, and broke down the middle barrier of partition. 15 Christ abolished in his flesh the enmity (ill will), which the law of commandments contained in ordinances. That [way] he might create one new man, out of the two, with himself establishing peace. 16 So he reconciled them both in one body to God through the stake. He put to death the enmity (antagonism) (hostility). 17 He came and preached peace to you who were far off, and peace to those who were near. 18 We both have access to the Father by one Spirit through him.