Parallel Verses

Common New Testament

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

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.

Holman Bible

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

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 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.

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:

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.

John Wesley New Testament

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

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:

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

Usage: 0

δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141

who

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

Devotionals containing Ephesians 1:12

Images Ephesians 1:12

Prayers for Ephesians 1:12

Context Readings

Praise To God For Spiritual Blessings

11 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, 12 in order that we, who were the first to hope in Christ, would be for the praise of his glory. 13 In him, you also have heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation. Having also believed, you were sealed in him with the promised Holy Spirit,


Cross References

Ephesians 1:6

to the praise of his glorious grace, which he freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.

Ephesians 1:6

to the praise of his glorious grace, which he freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.

Ephesians 1:6-5

to the praise of his glorious grace, which he freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.

Ephesians 1:6

to the praise of his glorious grace, which he freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.

Ephesians 1:6

to the praise of his glorious grace, which he freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.

Ephesians 1:6-2

to the praise of his glorious grace, which he freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.

Ephesians 1:6-4

to the praise of his glorious grace, which he freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.

Ephesians 1:6

to the praise of his glorious grace, which he freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.

Ephesians 1:6

to the praise of his glorious grace, which he freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.

Ephesians 1:6-7

to the praise of his glorious grace, which he freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.

Ephesians 1:6

to the praise of his glorious grace, which he freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.

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 will proclaim justice to the Gentiles.

John 14:1

"Let not your hearts be troubled; believe in God, believe also in me.

Romans 15:12-13

And again, Isaiah says: "There shall be a root of Jesse; and he who shall rise to rule over the Gentiles, in him the Gentiles shall hope."

Ephesians 1:13-14

In him, you also have heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation. Having also believed, you were sealed in him with the promised Holy Spirit,

Ephesians 2:7

so that in the coming ages he might show the surpassing riches of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 3:21

to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations, for ever and ever. Amen.

2 Thessalonians 2:13

But we are bound to give thanks to God always for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God chose you from the beginning to be saved, through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth.

2 Timothy 1:12

For this reason I also suffer as I do. 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

Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of first fruits of his creatures.

1 Peter 1:21

Through him you have confidence 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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