Ephesians 1:5



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He predestined us to adoption as sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the kind intention of His will,

King James Version

Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

International Standard Version

he predestined us for adoption to himself through Jesus the Messiah, according to the pleasure of his will,

A Conservative Version

Who predestined us for sonship through Jesus Christ for himself, according to the desire of his will,

American Standard Version

having foreordained us unto adoption as sons through Jesus Christ unto himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Amplified

For He foreordained us (destined us, planned in love for us) to be adopted (revealed) as His own children through Jesus Christ, in accordance with the purpose of His will [ because it pleased Him and was His kind intent] -- "

An Understandable Version

God predetermined that we should be [considered] His adopted children through [fellowship with] Christ. This is what pleased God and is what He wanted,

Anderson New Testament

having predestinated us for adoption to himself through Jesus Christ, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Bible in Basic English

As we were designed before by him for the position of sons to himself, through Jesus Christ, in the good pleasure of his purpose,

Common New Testament

he predestined us to be adopted as his sons through Jesus Christ, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Daniel Mace New Testament

having predetermin'd to adopt us by Jesus Christ to be his children, according to the good pleasure of his own will,

Darby Translation

having marked us out beforehand for adoption through Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Godbey New Testament

in love having predestinated us unto the adoption of sons unto himself through Jesus Christ, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Goodspeed New Testament

He foreordained us to become his sons through Jesus Christ, in fulfilment of his generous purpose,

Holman Bible

He predestined us to be adopted through Jesus Christ for Himself, according to His favor and will,

John Wesley New Testament

Having predestinated us to the adoption of sons to himself by Jesus Christ, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

having marked out beforehand the way for us to be adopted as sons by Jesus Christ in himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Julia Smith Translation

Having determined us beforehand for adoption as a son by Jesus Christ to him, according to benevolence of his will,

King James 2000

Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Lexham Expanded Bible

having predestined us to adoption through Jesus Christ to himself according to the good pleasure of his will,

Modern King James verseion

having predestined us to the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And ordained us before unto himself that we should be chosen before, through Jesus Christ, to be heirs unto himself according to the pleasure of his will,

Moffatt New Testament

destining us in love to be his sons through Jesus Christ. Such was the purpose of his will,

Montgomery New Testament

For in his love he predestined us (such was the good pleasure of his will) to adoption for himself as sons through Jesus Christ,

NET Bible

He did this by predestining us to adoption as his sons through Jesus Christ, according to the pleasure of his will --

New Heart English Bible

having predestined us for adoption as children through Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his desire,

New simplified Bible

He predetermined (ordained) us to adoption, as sons to himself through Jesus Christ, according to the kind intention of his will.

Noyes New Testament

having in love predestinated us for himself to be adopted as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Sawyer New Testament

having predestinated us in love to an adoption through Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

The Emphasized Bible

marking us out beforehand unto sonship, through Jesus Christ, for himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

having predestinated us for his adopted children by Jesus Christ unto himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Twentieth Century New Testament

From the first he destined us, in his good-will towards us, to be adopted as Sons through Jesus Christ,

Webster

Having predestinated us to the adoption of children to himself by Jesus Christ, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Weymouth New Testament

For He pre-destined us to be adopted by Himself as sons through Jesus Christ--such being His gracious will and pleasure--

Williams New Testament

He foreordained us to become His sons by adoption through Christ Jesus, to carry out the happy choice of His will,

World English Bible

having predestined us for adoption as children through Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his desire,

Worrell New Testament

having predestinated us to the adoption of sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will,

Worsley New Testament

having before appointed us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ unto Himself, according to the good pleasure of his will;

Youngs Literal Translation

having foreordained us to the adoption of sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
προορίζω 
Proorizo 
Usage: 6

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

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

υἱοθεσία 
Huiothesia 
Usage: 5

by
διά 
Dia 
by , through , with , for , for ... sake , therefore , for this cause , because ,
Usage: 527

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

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


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

κατά 
Kata 
according to , after , against , in , by , daily , as ,
Usage: 428

to the good pleasure
εὐδοκία 
Eudokia 
Usage: 7

of his

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

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Context Readings

Praise To God For Spiritual Blessings

4 just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before Him In love 5 He predestined us to adoption as sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the kind intention of His will, 6 to the praise of the glory of His grace, which He freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.


Cross References

Romans 8:29-30

For those whom He foreknew, He also predestined to become conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the firstborn among many brethren;

Ephesians 1:11

also we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to His purpose who works all things after the counsel of His will,

Romans 8:23

And not only this, but also we ourselves, having the first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting eagerly for our adoption as sons, the redemption of our body.

1 Corinthians 1:21

For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not come to know God, God was well-pleased through the foolishness of the message preached to save those who believe.

Ephesians 1:9

He made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His kind intention which He purposed in Him

Philippians 2:13

for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure.

Jeremiah 3:4

"Have you not just now called to Me, 'My Father, You are the friend of my youth?

Jeremiah 3:19

"Then I said, 'How I would set you among My sons And give you a pleasant land, The most beautiful inheritance of the nations!' And I said, 'You shall call Me, My Father, And not turn away from following Me.'

Daniel 4:35

"All the inhabitants of the earth are accounted as nothing, But He does according to His will in the host of heaven And among the inhabitants of earth; And no one can ward off His hand Or say to Him, 'What have You done?'

Hosea 1:10

Yet the number of the sons of Israel Will be like the sand of the sea, Which cannot be measured or numbered; And in the place Where it is said to them, "You are not My people," It will be said to them, "You are the sons of the living God."

Matthew 1:25

but kept her a virgin until she gave birth to a Son; and he called His name Jesus.

Matthew 11:26

"Yes, Father, for this way was well-pleasing in Your sight.

Luke 10:21

At that very time He rejoiced greatly in the Holy Spirit, and said, "I praise You, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants. Yes, Father, for this way was well-pleasing in Your sight.

Luke 11:32

"The men of Nineveh will stand up with this generation at the judgment and condemn it, because they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and behold, something greater than Jonah is here.

John 1:12

But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name,

John 11:52

and not for the nation only, but in order that He might also gather together into one the children of God who are scattered abroad.

John 20:17

Jesus said to her, "Stop clinging to Me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father; but go to My brethren and say to them, 'I ascend to My Father and your Father, and My God and your God.'"

Romans 8:14-17

For all who are being led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.

Romans 9:11-16

for though the twins were not yet born and had not done anything good or bad, so that God's purpose according to His choice would stand, not because of works but because of Him who calls,

1 Corinthians 1:1

Paul, called as an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother,

2 Corinthians 6:18

"And I will be a father to you, And you shall be sons and daughters to Me," Says the Lord Almighty.

Galatians 3:26

For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.

Galatians 4:5-6

so that He might redeem those who were under the Law, that we might receive the adoption as sons.

2 Thessalonians 1:11

To this end also we pray for you always, that our God will count you worthy of your calling, and fulfill every desire for goodness and the work of faith with power,

Hebrews 2:10-15

For it was fitting for Him, for whom are all things, and through whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory, to perfect the author of their salvation through sufferings.

Hebrews 12:5-9

and you have forgotten the exhortation which is addressed to you as sons, "MY SON, DO NOT REGARD LIGHTLY THE DISCIPLINE OF THE LORD, NOR FAINT WHEN YOU ARE REPROVED BY HIM;

1 John 3:1

See how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we would be called children of God; and such we are For this reason the world does not know us, because it did not know Him.

Revelation 21:7

"He who overcomes will inherit these things, and I will be his God and he will be My son.



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