Ephesians 1:12

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

King James Version

That we should be to the praise of His glory, who first trusted in Christ.
New King James Version

that we who first trusted in Christ should be to the praise of His glory.
New American Standard Bible

to the end that we who were the first to hope in Christ (i.e., the Messiah) should be to the praise of His glory.
New International Version

in order that we, who were the first to hope in Christ, might be for the praise of His glory.
The Amplified Bible

So that we who first hoped in Christ – who first put our confidence in Him – [have been destined and appointed] to live for the praise of His glory!
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

with a view to our being to the praise of His glory who had previously placed our hope in the Christ,
Phillips’ Modern English

So that we, in due time, as the first to put our hope in Christ, may bring praise to His glory!
Williams’ Language of the People

that we who had first put our hope in Christ might praise His glory.
KJV with Strong’s Numbers

That we 2228 should be 1511 to 1519 the praise 1868 of His 846 glory, 1391 who first trusted 4276 in 1722 Christ. 5547
Eph. 1:11 π Eph. 1:13
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  1. 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?

  2. 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.

  3. Spectrums: “Church” or Ekklesia - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Any individual, whether the worst kind of evil villain or the best kind of saint or hero, is a combination of both good and bad characteristics – so why are led to believe that an assembly, which is made up of many individuals, must be either merely “good” or “bad” and not some mixture of both?
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