Parallel Verses

Amplified

In Him also we have received an inheritance [a destiny—we were claimed by God as His own], having been predestined (chosen, appointed beforehand) according to the purpose of Him who works everything in agreement with the counsel and design of His will,

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will:

Holman Bible

We have also received an inheritance in Him, predestined according to the purpose of the One who works out everything in agreement with the decision of His will,

International Standard Version

In the Messiah we were also chosen when we were predestined according to the purpose of the one who does everything that he wills to do,

A Conservative Version

in him in whom also we obtained an inheritance. Having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the deliberation of his will.

American Standard Version

in whom also we were made a heritage, having been foreordained according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his will;

An Understandable Version

It is in [fellowship with] Christ that we [Jewish Christians] also were selected as [God's] inheritance [i.e., to receive His never ending blessings], having been predetermined according to the plan of God, who works out everything in harmony with what He wants.

Anderson New Testament

in him in whom we have obtained our portion, having been predestinated according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will,

Bible in Basic English

In whom we have a heritage, being marked out from the first in his purpose who does all things in agreement with his designs;

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

It is by him, that we have a share in the inheritance, which was before allotted to us, in consequence of his design, who executes the whole plan, as he himself had contriv'd it:

Darby Translation

in whom we have also obtained an inheritance, being marked out beforehand according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his own will,

Godbey New Testament

in whom we were also chosen by lot, having been predestinated according to the purpose of him who works all things within us according to the counsel of his own will;

John Wesley New Testament

In him through whom we also have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him that worketh all things after the counsel of his own will,

Julia Smith Translation

In whom also we were cast by lot, determined beforehand according to the purpose of him performing all things according to the counsel of his will:

King James 2000

In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who works all things after the counsel of his own will:

Lexham Expanded Bible

in whom also we were chosen, having been predestined according to the purpose of the One who works all [things] according to the counsel of his will,

Modern King James verseion

in whom also we have been chosen to an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of Him who works all things according to the counsel of His own will,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

in whom we are made heirs, and were thereto predestinate according to the purpose of him which worketh all things after the purpose of his own will:

Montgomery New Testament

It is he in whom we Jews also have our inheritance, having been chosen beforehand according to the purpose of Him who executes all things according to the counsel of his will,

NET Bible

In Christ we too have been claimed as God's own possession, since we were predestined according to the one purpose of him who accomplishes all things according to the counsel of his will

New Heart English Bible

in whom also we were assigned an inheritance, having been foreordained according to the purpose of him who works all things after the counsel of his will;

Noyes New Testament

in whom we also obtained the inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will,

Sawyer New Testament

in whom also we have been called, having been predestinated according to the purpose of him who works out all things according to the counsel of his will,

The Emphasized Bible

In whom also we were taken as an inheritance, according to the purpose of him who energiseth all things according to the counsel of his will,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

in whom also we have obtained our inheritance, predestinated according to the purpose of him who effectually worketh all things according to the counsel of his own will:

Twentieth Century New Testament

In him, I say, for by our union with him we became God's Heritage, having from the first been destined for this in the intention of him who, in all that happens, is carrying out his own fixed purpose;

Webster

In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will:

Weymouth New Testament

In Him we Jews have been made heirs, having been chosen beforehand in accordance with the intention of Him whose might carries out in everything the design of His own will,

Williams New Testament

in union with whom we were made God's portion, since we had been foreordained in accordance with the purpose of Him who in everything carries out the plan of His will,

World English Bible

in whom also we were assigned an inheritance, having been foreordained according to the purpose of him who works all things after the counsel of his will;

Worrell New Testament

in Whom we also were made a heritage, having been predestinated according to the purpose of Him Who worketh all things after the counsel of His own will;

Worsley New Testament

even in Him, in whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated to it according to the purpose of Him who effecteth all things after the counsel of His own will:

Youngs Literal Translation

in whom also we did obtain an inheritance, being foreordained according to the purpose of Him who the all things is working according to the counsel of His will,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
In
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

κληρόω 
Kleroo 
Usage: 1

προορίζω 
Proorizo 
Usage: 6

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

the purpose
πρόθεσις 
Prothesis 
Usage: 9

of him who

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

ἐνεργέω 
Energeo 
Usage: 21

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

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

the counsel
βουλή 
Boule 
counsel, will, advise
Usage: 12

of his own

Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 1:11

Devotionals containing Ephesians 1:11

Images Ephesians 1:11

Prayers for Ephesians 1:11

Context Readings

Praise To God For Spiritual Blessings

10 with regard to the fulfillment of the times [that is, the end of history, the climax of the ages]—to bring all things together in Christ, [both] things in the heavens and things on the earth. 11 In Him also we have received an inheritance [a destiny—we were claimed by God as His own], having been predestined (chosen, appointed beforehand) according to the purpose of Him who works everything in agreement with the counsel and design of His will, 12 so that we who were the first to hope in Christ [who first put our confidence in Him as our Lord and Savior] would exist to the praise of His glory.


Cross References

Romans 8:28

And we know [with great confidence] that God [who is deeply concerned about us] causes all things to work together [as a plan] for good for those who love God, to those who are called according to His plan and purpose.

Ephesians 3:11

This is in accordance with [the terms of] the eternal purpose which He carried out in Christ Jesus our Lord,

Isaiah 46:10-11


Declaring the end and the result from the beginning,
And from ancient times the things which have not [yet] been done,
Saying, ‘My purpose will be established,
And I will do all that pleases Me and fulfills My purpose,’

Ephesians 1:14

The Spirit is the guarantee [the first installment, the pledge, a foretaste] of our inheritance until the redemption of God’s own [purchased] possession [His believers], to the praise of His glory.

Hebrews 6:17

In the same way God, in His desire to show to the heirs of the promise the unchangeable nature of His purpose, intervened and guaranteed it with an oath,

Psalm 37:18


The Lord knows the days of the blameless,
And their inheritance will continue forever.

Acts 20:27

For I did not shrink from declaring to you the whole purpose and plan of God.

Romans 8:17

And if [we are His] children, [then we are His] heirs also: heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ [sharing His spiritual blessing and inheritance], if indeed we share in His suffering so that we may also share in His glory.

Romans 11:34

For who has known the mind of the Lord, or who has been His counselor?

Galatians 3:18

For if the inheritance [of what was promised] is based on [observing] the Law [as these false teachers claim], it is no longer based on a promise; however, God granted it to Abraham [as a gift] by virtue of His promise.

1 Peter 1:4

[born anew] into an inheritance which is imperishable [beyond the reach of change] and undefiled and unfading, reserved in heaven for you,

1 Peter 3:9

and never return evil for evil or insult for insult [avoid scolding, berating, and any kind of abuse], but on the contrary, give a blessing [pray for one another’s well-being, contentment, and protection]; for you have been called for this very purpose, that you might inherit a blessing [from God that brings well-being, happiness, and protection].

Deuteronomy 4:20

But the Lord has taken you and brought you out of the iron [smelting] furnace, out of Egypt, to be a people for His own possession, as [you are] this day.

Job 12:13


“But [only] with Him are [perfect] wisdom and might;
He [alone] has [true] counsel and understanding.

Proverbs 8:14


“Counsel is mine and sound wisdom;
I am understanding, power and strength are mine.

Isaiah 5:19


Who say, “Let Him move speedily, let Him expedite His work [His promised vengeance], so that we may see it;
And let the purpose of the Holy One of Israel approach
And come to pass, so that we may know it!”

Isaiah 28:29


This also comes from the Lord of hosts,
Who has made His counsel wonderful and His wisdom great.

Isaiah 40:13-14


Who has directed the Spirit of the Lord,
Or has taught Him as His counselor?

Jeremiah 23:18


“But who [among them] has stood in the council of the Lord,
That he would perceive and hear His word?
Who has marked His word [noticing and observing and paying attention to it] and has [actually] heard it?

Jeremiah 32:19

great [are You] in counsel and mighty in deed, whose eyes are open to all the ways of the sons of men, to reward or repay each one according to his ways and according to the fruit of his deeds;

Zechariah 6:13

Yes, [you are to build a temple of the Lord, but] it is He who shall build the [ultimate] temple of the Lord, and He shall bear the honor and majesty [as the only begotten of the Father] and sit and rule on His throne. And He shall be a Priest on His throne, and the counsel of peace shall be between the two offices [Priest and King].”’

Acts 2:23

this Man, when handed over [to the Roman authorities] according to the predetermined decision and foreknowledge of God, you nailed to a cross and put to death by the hands of lawless and godless men.

Acts 4:28

to do whatever Your hand and Your purpose predestined [before the creation of the world] to occur [and so without knowing it, they served Your own purpose].

Acts 20:32

And now I commend you to God [placing you in His protective, loving care] and [I commend you] to the word of His grace [the counsel and promises of His unmerited favor]. His grace is able to build you up and to give you the [rightful] inheritance among all those who are sanctified [that is, among those who are set apart for God’s purpose—all believers].

Acts 26:18

to open their [spiritual] eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness and release from their sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified (set apart, made holy) by faith in Me.’

Ephesians 1:5

He predestined and lovingly planned for us to be adopted to Himself as [His own] children through Jesus Christ, in accordance with the kind intention and good pleasure of His will—

Ephesians 1:8

which He lavished on us. In all wisdom and understanding [with practical insight]

Colossians 1:12

giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified us to share in the inheritance of the saints (God’s people) in the Light.

Colossians 3:24

knowing [with all certainty] that it is from the Lord [not from men] that you will receive the inheritance which is your [greatest] reward. It is the Lord Christ whom you [actually] serve.

Titus 3:7

so that we would be justified [made free of the guilt of sin] by His [compassionate, undeserved] grace, and that we would be [acknowledged as acceptable to Him and] made heirs of eternal life [actually experiencing it] according to our hope (His guarantee).

James 2:5

Listen, my beloved brothers and sisters: has not God chosen the poor of this world to be rich in faith and [as believers to be] heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him?

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