23 Though He was delivered up according to God’s determined plan and foreknowledge, you used[a] lawless people[b] to nail Him to a cross and kill Him.(A)

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 2:23 Other mss read you have taken
  2. Acts 2:23 Or used the hand of lawless ones

For He chose us in Him, before the foundation of the world, to be holy and blameless in His sight.[a](A) In love[b]

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Footnotes

  1. Ephesians 1:4 Vv. 3-14 are 1 sentence in Gk.
  2. Ephesians 1:4 Or In His sight in love

according to the foreknowledge(A) of God the Father and set apart by the Spirit(B) for obedience(C) and for sprinkling with the blood(D) of Jesus Christ.

May grace and peace be multiplied to you.

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All those who live on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name was not written from the foundation of the world in the book[a] of life(A) of the Lamb who was slaughtered.[b](B)

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Footnotes

  1. Revelation 13:8 Or scroll
  2. Revelation 13:8 Or written in the book of life of the Lamb who was slaughtered from the foundation of the world

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