11 [a]In Him we also (A)have obtained an inheritance, having been (B)predestined (C)according to the purpose of Him who works all things (D)in accordance with the plan of His will, 12 to the end that [b]we who were the first to hope in the [c]Christ would be (E)to the praise of His glory. 13 In [d]Him, [e]you also, after listening to (F)the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation—having also [f]believed, you were (G)sealed in [g]Him with (H)the Holy Spirit of the promise, 14 who is a (I)first installment of (J)our inheritance, in regard to the (K)redemption of (L)God’s own possession, (M)to the praise of His glory.

Read full chapter


  1. Ephesians 1:11 Lit In whom also
  2. Ephesians 1:12 I.e., Jewish believers
  3. Ephesians 1:12 I.e., Messiah
  4. Ephesians 1:13 Lit whom
  5. Ephesians 1:13 I.e., Gentile believers
  6. Ephesians 1:13 Or believed in Him, you were sealed
  7. Ephesians 1:13 Lit whom

Bible Gateway Recommends