Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Ephesians 4:8 in English Standard Version "Therefore it says, “When he ascended on high he led a host of captives, and he gave gifts to men.”" Jud 5:12 “Awake, awake, Deborah! Awake, awake, break out in a song! Arise, Barak, lead away your captives, O son of Abinoam. Ps 68:18 You ascended on high, leading a host of captives in your train and receiving gifts among men, even among the rebellious, that the Lord God may dwell there. Col 2:15 He disarmed the rulers and authorities and put them to open shame, by triumphing over them in him.