Ephesians 1:12



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

to the end that we who were the first to hope in Christ would be to the praise of His glory.

King James Version

That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ.

International Standard Version

so that we who had already fixed our hope on the Messiah might live for his praise and glory.

A Conservative Version

For us to be for appreciation of his glory, men who have first hoped in the Christ.

American Standard Version

to the end that we should be unto the praise of his glory, we who had before hoped in Christ:

Amplified

So that we who first hoped in Christ [who first put our confidence in Him have been destined and appointed to] live for the praise of His glory!

An Understandable Version

The end [i.e., of being so predetermined] was that we [Jewish Christians], who had previously placed our hope in Christ, should bring about the praise of God's splendor.

Anderson New Testament

that we should be for the praise of his glory; even we, who before had hope in the Christ:

Bible in Basic English

So that his glory might have praise through us who first had hope in Christ:

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

that we should celebrate his glory, who were the first that plac'd our hopes in Christ.

Darby Translation

that we should be to the praise of his glory who have pre-trusted in the Christ:

Godbey New Testament

that we should be unto the praise of his glory, who first exercised hope in Christ:

Goodspeed New Testament

to win praise for his glory, by having been the first to believe in Christ.

Holman Bible

so that we who had already put our hope in the Messiah might bring praise to His glory.

John Wesley New Testament

That we who first believed in Christ, might be to the praise of his glory.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

so that we should be to the praise of his glory, those of us who first trusted in the Christ.

Julia Smith Translation

For us to be to the praise of his glory, who before hoped in Christ.

King James 2000

That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[that] we who hoped beforehand in Christ should be for the praise of his glory,

Modern King James verseion

for us to be to the praise of His glory, who previously had trusted in Christ;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that we should be unto the praise of his glory, which before believed in Christ.

Moffatt New Testament

to make us redound to the praise of his glory by being the first to put our hope in Christ.

Montgomery New Testament

that we who first hoped in Christ should be for the praise of his glory.

NET Bible

so that we, who were the first to set our hope on Christ, would be to the praise of his glory.

New Heart English Bible

to the end that we should be to the praise of his glory, we who had before hoped in Christ:

New simplified Bible

We who were first to hope in Christ should serve to the praise of his glory.

Noyes New Testament

that we should be to the praise of his glory, we who have before placed our hope in the Messiah;

Sawyer New Testament

that we should be for a praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ;

The Emphasized Bible

That we should be for the praise of his glory - we who had hoped beforehand in the Christ, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

that we should be to the praise of his glory, who first had hope in Christ.

Twentieth Century New Testament

That we should enhance his glory--we who have been the first to rest our hopes on the Christ.

Webster

That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ.

Weymouth New Testament

so that we should be devoted to the extolling of His glorious attributes--we who were the first to fix our hopes on Christ.

Williams New Testament

that we who had first put our hope in Christ might praise His glory.

World English Bible

to the end that we should be to the praise of his glory, we who had before hoped in Christ:

Worrell New Testament

that we might be to the praise of His glory, we who had before hoped in Christ;

Worsley New Testament

that we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ.

Youngs Literal Translation

for our being to the praise of His glory, even those who did first hope in the Christ,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

which , who , the things , the son ,
Usage: 0

we
ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
us , we , our , us-ward 9 , not tr
Usage: 170

should be
εἶναι 
Einai 
to be , be , was , is , am , are , were , not tr ,
Usage: 97

to
εἰς 
Eis 
into , to , unto , for , in , on , toward , against ,
Usage: 1267

the praise
ἔπαινος 
Epainos 
Usage: 11

of his

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141


which , who , the things , the son ,
Usage: 0

προελπίζω 
Proelpizo 
Usage: 1

in
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 1:12

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Context Readings

Praise To God For Spiritual Blessings

11 also we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to His purpose who works all things after the counsel of His will, 12 to the end that we who were the first to hope in Christ would be to the praise of His glory. 13 In Him, you also, after listening to the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation--having also believed, you were sealed in Him with the Holy Spirit of promise,


Cross References

Ephesians 1:6

to the praise of the glory of His grace, which He freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.

Psalm 2:12

Do homage to the Son, that He not become angry, and you perish in the way, For His wrath may soon be kindled How blessed are all who take refuge in Him!

Psalm 146:3-5

Do not trust in princes, In mortal man, in whom there is no salvation.

Isaiah 11:10

Then in that day The nations will resort to the root of Jesse, Who will stand as a signal for the peoples; And His resting place will be glorious.

Isaiah 12:2

"Behold, God is my salvation, I will trust and not be afraid; For the LORD GOD is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation."

Isaiah 32:1-2

Behold, a king will reign righteously And princes will rule justly.

Isaiah 42:1-4

"Behold, My Servant, whom I uphold; My chosen one in whom My soul delights I have put My Spirit upon Him; He will bring forth justice to the nations.

Isaiah 45:23

"I have sworn by Myself, The word has gone forth from My mouth in righteousness And will not turn back, That to Me every knee will bow, every tongue will swear allegiance.

Isaiah 45:25

"In the LORD all the offspring of Israel Will be justified and will glory."

Jeremiah 17:5-7

Thus says the LORD, "Cursed is the man who trusts in mankind And makes flesh his strength, And whose heart turns away from the LORD.

Jeremiah 23:6

"In His days Judah will be saved, And Israel will dwell securely; And this is His name by which He will be called, 'The LORD our righteousness.'

Matthew 12:18-21

"BEHOLD, MY SERVANT WHOM I HAVE CHOSEN; MY BELOVED IN WHOM MY SOUL is WELL-PLEASED; I WILL PUT MY SPIRIT UPON HIM, AND HE SHALL PROCLAIM JUSTICE TO THE GENTILES.

John 14:1

"Do not let your heart be troubled; believe in God, believe also in Me.

Romans 15:12-13

Again Isaiah says, "THERE SHALL COME THE ROOT OF JESSE, AND HE WHO ARISES TO RULE OVER THE GENTILES, IN HIM SHALL THE GENTILES HOPE."

Ephesians 1:13-14

In Him, you also, after listening to the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation--having also believed, you were sealed in Him with the Holy Spirit of promise,

Ephesians 2:7

so that in the ages to come He might show the surpassing riches of His grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 3:21

to Him be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations forever and ever. Amen.

2 Thessalonians 2:13

But we should always give thanks to God for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God has chosen you from the beginning for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and faith in the truth.

2 Timothy 1:12

For this reason I also suffer these things, but I am not ashamed; for I know whom I have believed and I am convinced that He is able to guard what I have entrusted to Him until that day.

James 1:18

In the exercise of His will He brought us forth by the word of truth, so that we would be a kind of first fruits among His creatures.

1 Peter 1:21

who through Him are believers in God, who raised Him from the dead and gave Him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God.

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