(A)For by grace you have been saved (B)through faith, and that not of yourselves; (C)it is the gift of God,

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For (A)by grace you have been saved (B)through faith; and [a]this is not of yourselves, it is (C)the gift of God;

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  1. Ephesians 2:8 I.e., this salvation

For it is by grace [God’s remarkable compassion and favor drawing you to Christ] that you have been saved [actually delivered from judgment and given eternal life] through faith. And this [salvation] is not of yourselves [not through your own effort], but it is the [undeserved, gracious] gift of God;

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For it is by grace(A) you have been saved,(B) through faith(C)—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—

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For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:

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looking unto Jesus, the [a]author and [b]finisher of our faith, (A)who for the joy that was set before Him (B)endured the cross, despising the shame, and (C)has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

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  1. Hebrews 12:2 originator
  2. Hebrews 12:2 perfecter

looking only at Jesus, the [a](A)originator and perfecter of the faith, who for the joy set before Him (B)endured the cross, (C)despising the shame, and has (D)sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

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  1. Hebrews 12:2 Or leader

[looking away from all that will distract us and] focusing our eyes on Jesus, who is the Author and Perfecter of faith [the first incentive for our belief and the One who brings our faith to maturity], who for the joy [of accomplishing the goal] set before Him endured the cross, [a]disregarding the shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God [revealing His deity, His authority, and the completion of His work].(A)

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  1. Hebrews 12:2 Sometimes the public shame of the cross is overlooked when one thinks of the pain and agony inflicted by it, but in the Roman Empire crucifixion was a shameful and disgraceful way to die, a form of capital punishment from which Roman citizens were exempt; and in Roman comedy it was used in a curse: “Go to a bad cross!”

fixing our eyes on Jesus,(A) the pioneer(B) and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross,(C) scorning its shame,(D) and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.(E)

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Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

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19 because (A)what may be known of God is [a]manifest [b]in them, for (B)God has shown it to them.

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  1. Romans 1:19 evident
  2. Romans 1:19 among

19 because (A)that which is known about God is evident [a]within them; for God made it evident to them.

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  1. Romans 1:19 Or among

19 because that which is known about God is evident within them [in their inner consciousness], for God made it evident to them.

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19 since what may be known about God is plain to them, because God has made it plain to them.(A)

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19 Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath shewed it unto them.

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