Ephesians 1:5

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers
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Ephesians 1 - Greek/English/Strong’s Interlinear


King James Version

Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will,
New King James Version

having predestined us to adoption as sons by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will,
New American Standard Bible

He predestined us to adoption as sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the kind intention (good pleasure) of His will,
New International Version

He predestined us to be adopted as His sons through Jesus Christ, in accordance with His pleasure and will -
The Amplified Bible

For He foreordained us (destined us, planned in love for us) to be adopted (revealed) as His own children through Jesus Christ in accordance with the purpose of His will [because it pleased Him and was His kind intent] -
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

having previously marked us out to be placed as adult sons through the intermediate agency of Jesus Christ for Himself according to that which seemed good in His heart’s desire,
Phillips’ Modern English

He planned, in His love, that we should be adopted as His own children through Jesus Christ – this was His will and pleasure
Williams’ Language of the People

He foreordained us to become His sons by adoption through Christ Jesus, to carry out the happy choice of His will,
 
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  1. Changes – It’s Better Together; Lifestyle of Light - Jim Nesbitt/Bob Hughey Ex Church of Christ people whose lives were changed when Bob stopped playing “church” and started living by the Spirit of God.

  2. Doing the Will of God - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) A study in the New Testament about the importance of doing the will of God.

  3. Entertainment Revisited - Neil Girrard A second look at what entertainment does for us.

  4. Ephesians: Paul’s Time Capsule - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Some Bible scholars insist that Ephesians is merely a general letter for all believers - others question the authenticity of Paul’s authorship because Paul’s usual inclusion of eschatology (the study of prophesied end-times events) is absent. What is the real story and why is it so vitally important for us to understand Paul’s intent today?

  5. First Fruits, Tithes and Offerings - Darryl Samuels - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) A brother confronted with erroneous and false teachings about tithes and offerings, especially the “first fruits,” shares the results of his decision to research the Bible for himself.

  6. One Hundred and Seven Theses - Steve Camp Christianity today is increasingly dominated by the spirit of this age rather than the Spirit of Christ. We call ourselves to repent of this sin and to recover the historic Christian faith in the arts again.

  7. To Be or Not To Be - Neil Girrard Amazingly, this is the simple question before each individual who claims to follow Christ in this tumultuous, confused and confusing time the New Testament calls the end of the age.
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