11:25 mystery. In Paul, and Jewish thought generally, a divine secret that has now been revealed. Some interpreters conclude that what immediately follows constitutes the mystery (probably the widespread conversion of the Jews). Others hold that the mystery is the pattern of God’s working in the Jew-Gentile interrelationship referred to in v. 11.
fullness. The term may be taken to have a specifically numerical connotation.
has come in. An expression used infrequently by Paul, but commonplace in the Gospels to describe entrance into life or the kingdom of God (e.g., Mark 9:47).