Ephesians 1Disciples’ Literal New Testament (DLNT)
1 Paul[a], an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, to the saints being in Ephesus and faithful in Christ Jesus: 2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Blessed Be The God Who Has Blessed Us In Christ With Every Spiritual Blessing
3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the One having blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ—
In Christ And By Grace He Chose Us To Be Holy, And Predestined Us For Adoption
4 ... even as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world that we might be holy and without-blemish in His presence, in[b] love 5 having predestined us for adoption through Jesus Christ to Himself according-to[c] the good-pleasure of His will, 6 for the praise of the glory of His grace which He graciously-bestowed-on us in the Beloved[d] One,
In Christ And By Grace He Redeemed Us And Revealed The Mystery of His Will To Us
7 ... in[e] Whom we have the redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of trespasses, according to the riches of His grace 8 which He caused-to-abound to us, in[f] all wisdom and understanding 9 having made-known to us the mystery of His will according to His good-pleasure, which He purposed in Himself [g] 10 for a stewardship[h] of [i] the fullness of times, that He might sum-up[j] all things in Christ— the things at the heavens and the things on the earth, in Him,
In Christ He Predestined Us For an Inheritance
11 ... in Whom also we were allotted an inheritance[k], having been predestined[l] according to the purpose[m] of the One working all things in accordance with the counsel[n] of His will 12 so-that we, the ones having previously-hoped[o] in the[p] Christ, might be for the praise of His glory,
In Christ He Sealed Us With The Holy Spirit As a Pledge of Our Inheritance
13 ... in Whom also you— having heard the word of truth, the good-news of your salvation, in which[q] also having put-faith— you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise, 14 Who is a pledge of our inheritance until the [final] redemption of His possession[r] for the praise of His glory.
I Pray You May Understand The Hope of His Calling And The Greatness of His Power Toward Us
15 For this reason I also, having heard-of your faith in the Lord Jesus and love toward all the saints, 16 do not cease giving-thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers, 17 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of [s] glory, may give you a spirit[t] of [u] wisdom and revelation in[v] the knowledge of Him 18 so that you, the eyes of your heart having been enlightened, may know what is the hope of His calling, what is the riches of the glory of His inheritance among[w] the saints, 19 and what is the surpassing greatness of His power toward us, the ones believing
This Power Raised Christ From The Dead And Seated Him In Great Glory
... in-accordance-with the working of the might of His strength 20 which He worked in Christ, having raised Him from the dead and having seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places, 21 far above all rule and authority and power and lordship and every name being named— not only in this age, but also in the one coming. 22 And He subjected all things under His feet. And He gave Him as head over all things to the church, 23 which is His body, the fullness of the One filling all things in all[x].
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