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Ephesians 1 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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The Blessings of Redemption

Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:1 -

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus [fn]by the will of God,

To the [fn]saints who are [fn]at Ephesus and are faithful in Christ Jesus:

Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:2 - Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:3 -

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ,

Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:4 - just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before [fn]Him. In love
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:5 - [fn]He predestined us to adoption as sons and daughters through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:6 - to the praise of the glory of His grace, with which He favored us in the Beloved.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:7 - In [fn]Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our wrongdoings, according to the riches of His grace
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:8 - which He [fn]lavished on [fn]us. In all wisdom and insight
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:9 - He [fn]made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure which He set forth in Him,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:10 - regarding His plan of the fullness of the times, to bring all things together in Christ, things [fn]in the heavens and things on the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:11 - [fn]In Him we also have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of Him who works all things in accordance with the plan of His will,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:12 - to the end that [fn]we who were the first to hope in the [fn]Christ would be to the praise of His glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:13 - In [fn]Him, [fn]you also, after listening to the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation—having also [fn]believed, you were sealed in [fn]Him with the Holy Spirit of the promise,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:14 - who is a first installment of our inheritance, in regard to the redemption of God’s own possession, to the praise of His glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:15 -

For this reason I too, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which exists among you and [fn]your love for all the [fn]saints,

Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:16 - do not cease giving thanks for you, while making mention of you in my prayers;
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:17 - that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the [fn]knowledge of Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:18 - I pray that the eyes of your heart [fn]may be enlightened, so that you will know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the [fn]saints,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:19 - and what is the [fn]boundless greatness of His power toward us who believe. These are in accordance with the working of the strength of His might
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:20 - which He brought about in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:21 - far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age but also in the one to come.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:22 - And He put all things in subjection under His feet, and made Him head over all things to the church,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:23 - which is His body, the fullness of Him who fills all in all.
NASB20 Footnotes
Lit through
Lit holy ones; i.e., God’s people
Three early mss do not contain at Ephesus
Or Him, in love. He
Lit having predestined
Lit whom
Lit made abundant toward
Or us in all wisdom and insight. He
Lit making known
Lit upon
Lit In whom also
I.e., Jewish believers
I.e., Messiah
Lit whom
I.e., Gentile believers
Or believed in Him, you were sealed
Lit whom
Three early mss do not contain your love
Lit holy ones; i.e., God’s people
Or true knowledge
Lit having been
See note 2 v 15
Lit surpassing

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