Ephesians 1:5 (New International Version)

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Ephesians 1:5

New International Version (NIV)

he[a] predestined us for adoption to sonship[b] through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will—

Footnotes:

  1. Ephesians 1:5 Or sight in love. He
  2. Ephesians 1:5 The Greek word for adoption to sonship is a legal term referring to the full legal standing of an adopted male heir in Roman culture.
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