Choose a new font size and typeface

Customize your font sizeIncrease your font sizeDecrease your font sizeReturn to default font size

Customize your text type
Arial
Trebuchet MS
Georgia
Times New Roman

Customize your Hebrew text type
SBL Hebrew
Times New Roman
Arial

Customize your Greek text type
Gentium
Times New Roman
Arial

Close font preferences
The Blue Letter Bible

BLB Searches

Search the Bible

Search NIV
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVNASB
RSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR
 [?]

Advanced Options

Search a pre-defined list


OR Select a range of biblical books

From:

To:


OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups: 'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

LexiConc

 [?]
 

Advanced Options

Exact Match
Beginning of the Word
Any Part of the Word

Theological FAQs

 [?]
 

Multi-Verse Retrieval

x
Search NIV
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVNASB
RSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR

Line-By-Line Order:
  Verse-Reference
  Reference-Verse
  Separate Line
  Verse Only
  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
  Verse-Reference
  Reference-Verse
  Reference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
  No Number
  No Delimiter — 15
  Square — [15]
  Curly — {15}
  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
  Abbreviate Books
  Quotes around Verses
  Remove Square Brackets
 
  Sort Canonically

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Let's Connect

x

Daily Devotionals

x

The Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one’s mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Ephesians 1 :: New International Version (NIV)

toggle collapse

Tools specific to Eph 1:1

Eph 1:1

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To God’s holy people in Ephesus,fn the faithful in Christ Jesus:

Tools specific to Eph 1:2

Eph 1:2

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Tools specific to Eph 1:3

Eph 1:3

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ.

Tools specific to Eph 1:4

Eph 1:4

For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love

Tools specific to Eph 1:5

Eph 1:5

hefn predestined us for adoption to sonshipfn through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will—

Tools specific to Eph 1:6

Eph 1:6

to the praise of his glorious grace, which he has freely given us in the One he loves.

Tools specific to Eph 1:7

Eph 1:7

In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace

Tools specific to Eph 1:8

Eph 1:8

that he lavished on us. With all wisdom and understanding,

Tools specific to Eph 1:9

Eph 1:9

hefn made known to us the mystery of his will according to his good pleasure, which he purposed in Christ,

Tools specific to Eph 1:10

Eph 1:10

to be put into effect when the times reach their fulfillment—to bring unity to all things in heaven and on earth under Christ.

Tools specific to Eph 1:11

Eph 1:11

In him we were also chosen,fn having been predestined according to the plan of him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will,

Tools specific to Eph 1:12

Eph 1:12

in order that we, who were the first to put our hope in Christ, might be for the praise of his glory.

Tools specific to Eph 1:13

Eph 1:13

And you also were included in Christ when you heard the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation. When you believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit,

Tools specific to Eph 1:14

Eph 1:14

who is a deposit guaranteeing our inheritance until the redemption of those who are God’s possession—to the praise of his glory.

Tools specific to Eph 1:15

Eph 1:15

For this reason, ever since I heard about your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all God’s people,

Tools specific to Eph 1:16

Eph 1:16

I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers.

Tools specific to Eph 1:17

Eph 1:17

I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spiritfn of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better.

Tools specific to Eph 1:18

Eph 1:18

I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in his holy people,

Tools specific to Eph 1:19

Eph 1:19

and his incomparably great power for us who believe. That power is the same as the mighty strength

Tools specific to Eph 1:20

Eph 1:20

he exerted when he raised Christ from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly realms,

Tools specific to Eph 1:21

Eph 1:21

far above all rule and authority, power and dominion, and every name that is invoked, not only in the present age but also in the one to come.

Tools specific to Eph 1:22

Eph 1:22

And God placed all things under his feet and appointed him to be head over everything for the church,

Tools specific to Eph 1:23

Eph 1:23

which is his body, the fullness of him who fills everything in every way.
decorationGo to Top of Pagedecoration

NIV Footnotes

(1:1) Some early manuscripts do not have in Ephesus.  
(1:4) Or sight in love. 5 He  
(1:5) Or sight in love. 5 He  
(1:5) The Greek word for adoption to sonship is a legal term referring to the full legal standing of an adopted male heir in Roman culture.  
(1:8) Or us with all wisdom and understanding. 9 And he  
(1:9) Or us with all wisdom and understanding. 9 And he  
(1:11) Or were made heirs  
(1:17) Or a spirit  

THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV®
Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.®
Used by Permission of Biblica, Inc.® All rights reserved worldwide.


See detailed copyright information.

 
 
Home
Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NIV
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVNASB
RSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR

Search a pre-defined list


OR Select a range of biblical books

From:

To:


OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups:
'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

Your Bible Version is the NIV
KJV - King James Version NKJV - New King James Version NLT - New Living Translation NIV - New International Version ESV - English Standard Version NASB - New American Standard Bible RSV - Revised Standard Version ASV - American Standard Version YLT - Young's Literal Translation DBY - Darby Translation WEB - Webster's Bible HNV - Hebrew Names Version
RVR60 - Reina-Valera 1960VUL - Latin VulgatemGNT - Morphological Greek New TestamentTR - Textus Receptus
Go to Top There is no Go To Top button on mobile devices and tablets
Link to This PageCite This Page

Cite this page

MLA format

Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs.

APA format
Chicago format
Close
Share this pageFollow the BLB

Share this page using one of these tools:

facebooktwitter

deliciousstumble uponredditdigg


Or email this page to a friend:

Follow the Blue Letter Bible on:

facebooktwitter

pinterestgoogle+


Or subscribe to our Newsletter:

Printable Page
 
 
Line-By-Line Order:
  Verse-Reference
  Reference-Verse
  Separate Line
  Verse Only
  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
  Verse-Reference
  Reference-Verse
  Reference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
  No Number
  No Delimiter — 15
  Square — [15]
  Curly — {15}
  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
  Abbreviate Books
  Quotes around Verses
  Remove Square Brackets
 
Select All Verses
Clear All Verses

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Loading...

Interlinear
Bibles
Cross-Refs
Commentaries
Dictionaries
Miscellaneous

Blue Letter Bible

Loading...

Login

Email / username or password was incorrect!

Check your email for password retrieval

Enter Your
Email or Username

Password

 [?]

 

Why won't my login from the old site work?

Did you forget your password?

Register a new BLB account

Complete the form below to register  [?]

Error: That Email is already registered

Error: Please provide a valid Email

Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters

Error: Passwords do not match

Error: Please provide a valid first name

Error: That username is already taken

Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores

Enter Your EmailUsername

First Name

PasswordRe-enter

[ Cancel ]

 

Thank you for registering. A verification email has been sent to the address you provided.

Error: That Email / Username is not registered

Enter Your Email or Username

 

Return to Login

Close Login
 
Psalm 138:2

Search

Bible Search

Multiverse Retrieval

LexiConc Search

FAQ Search

Browse Dictionary Topics

Bible Reference

Encyclopedias / Dictionaries

Introductions to the Bible

Topical Indexes

Charts and Outlines

Timelines

Maps / Images

Bible Commentaries

Text Commentaries

Audio & Video Commentaries

Theological Resources

Articles / Books

Women's Resources

Don Stewart

BLB Theological

Creeds, Catechisms, and Confessions

Multimedia

Video

Music

Products

Bookstore

Digital Books

Mobile Apps for iPhone / iPad

Mobile blb.org

BLB Offline CDs

Free Web Tools

Devotionals

Email Devotional Sign-Up

BLB Daily Promises

Day by Day by Grace

Morning and Evening

Daily Bible Reading Plan

Help

Video Tutorials

Support

Theological Questions

Website Support

iApp Support

Sponsorship Information

BLB Bookstore Support

General Questions

Ministries

Sowing Circle

Co-Laboring Ministries

About

About the BLB

Statement of Faith

History

Newsletter

Partnerships

Ministry FAQs

Donate

Donation Information

Contact the BLB


BLB Institute

BLB Blog

Email Newsletters

Facebook

Twitter


Blue Letter Bible is a ministry of Sowing Circle, a 501c(3) nonprofit organization

©2013 Sowing Circle