Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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:

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.

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 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, 12 that we should be to the praise of his glory who have pre-trusted in the Christ: 13 in whom ye also have trusted, having heard the word of the truth, the glad tidings of your salvation; in whom also, having believed, ye have been sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise,


Cross References

Ephesians 1:6

to the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he has taken us into favour in the Beloved:

Psalm 2:12

Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish in the way, though his anger burn but a little. Blessed are all who have their trust in him.

Psalm 146:3-5

Put not confidence in nobles, in a son of man, in whom there is no salvation.

Isaiah 11:10

And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse, standing as a banner of the peoples: the nations shall seek it; and his resting-place shall be glory.

Isaiah 12:2

Behold, God is my salvation: I will trust, and not be afraid; for Jah, Jehovah, is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation.

Isaiah 32:1-2

Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in judgment.

Isaiah 42:1-4

Behold my servant whom I uphold, mine elect in whom my soul delighteth! I will put my Spirit upon him; he shall bring forth judgment to the nations.

Isaiah 45:23

I have sworn by myself, the word is gone out of my mouth in righteousness and shall not return, that unto me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall swear.

Isaiah 45:25

In Jehovah shall all the seed of Israel be justified, and shall glory.

Jeremiah 17:5-7

Thus saith Jehovah: Cursed is the man that confideth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from Jehovah.

Jeremiah 23:6

In his days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell in safety; and this is his name whereby he shall be called, Jehovah our Righteousness.

Matthew 12:18-21

Behold my servant, whom I have chosen, my beloved, in whom my soul has found its delight. I will put my Spirit upon him, and he shall shew forth judgment to the nations.

John 14:1

Let not your heart be troubled; ye believe on God, believe also on me.

Romans 15:12-13

And again, Esaias says, There shall be the root of Jesse, and one that arises, to rule over the nations: in him shall the nations hope.

Ephesians 1:13-14

in whom ye also have trusted, having heard the word of the truth, the glad tidings of your salvation; in whom also, having believed, ye have been sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise,

Ephesians 2:7

that he might display in the coming ages the surpassing riches of his grace in kindness towards us in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 3:21

to him be glory in the assembly in Christ Jesus unto all generations of the age of ages. Amen).

2 Thessalonians 2:13

But we ought to give thanks to God always for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, that God has chosen you from the beginning to salvation in sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:

2 Timothy 1:12

For which cause also I suffer these things; but I am not ashamed; for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep for that day the deposit I have entrusted to him.

James 1:18

According to his own will begat he us by the word of truth, that we should be a certain first-fruits of his creatures.

1 Peter 1:21

who by him do believe on God, who has raised him from among the dead and given him glory, that your faith and hope should be in God.

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