even when we were (A)dead [a]in our wrongdoings, made us alive together [b]with Christ ((B)by grace you have been saved), and (C)raised us up with Him, and (D)seated us with Him in (E)the heavenly places in (F)Christ Jesus, so that in the ages to come He might show the [c]boundless (G)riches of His grace in (H)kindness toward us in Christ Jesus. For (I)by grace you have been saved (J)through faith; and [d]this is not of yourselves, it is (K)the gift of God; (L)not a result of works, so that (M)no one may boast. 10 For we are His workmanship, (N)created in (O)Christ Jesus for (P)good works, which God (Q)prepared beforehand so that we would (R)walk in them.

11 Therefore remember that (S)previously (T)you, the Gentiles in the flesh, who are called “(U)Uncircumcision” by the so-called “(V)Circumcision” which is performed in the flesh by human hands— 12 remember that you were at that time separate from Christ, [e](W)excluded from [f]the people of Israel, and strangers to (X)the covenants of the promise, having (Y)no hope and (Z)without God in the world.

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  1. Ephesians 2:5 Or by reason of
  2. Ephesians 2:5 Two early mss in Christ
  3. Ephesians 2:7 Lit surpassing
  4. Ephesians 2:8 I.e., this salvation
  5. Ephesians 2:12 Or alienated
  6. Ephesians 2:12 Or citizenship in Israel

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