Parallel Verses

Worsley New Testament

according as he hath chosen us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and unblameable before Him in love:

New American Standard Bible

just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before Him. In love

King James Version

According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:

Holman Bible

For He chose us in Him, before the foundation of the world, to be holy and blameless in His sight. In love

International Standard Version

just as he chose us in the Messiah before the creation of the universe to be holy and blameless in his presence. In love

A Conservative Version

Just as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, for us to be holy and unblemished before him in love.

American Standard Version

even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blemish before him in love:

Amplified

just as [in His love] He chose us in Christ [actually selected us for Himself as His own] before the foundation of the world, so that we would be holy [that is, consecrated, set apart for Him, purpose-driven] and blameless in His sight. In love

An Understandable Version

Even before the creation of the world God chose us, who are in [fellowship with] Christ, to be dedicated [to Him] and to be without just blame in His sight. Out of love

Anderson New Testament

according as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him in love,

Bible in Basic English

Even as he made selection of us in him from the first, so that we might be holy and free from all evil before him in love:

Common New Testament

just as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before him. In love

Daniel Mace New Testament

according as he had chosen us in himself before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy, free from vice, and devoted to virtue.

Darby Translation

according as he has chosen us in him before the world's foundation, that we should be holy and blameless before him in love;

Godbey New Testament

as he elected us in himself before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless in his presence.

Goodspeed New Testament

Through him he chose us out before the creation of the world, to be consecrated and above reproach in his sight in love.

John Wesley New Testament

As he hath chosen us through him, before the foundation of the world, that we might be holy and blameless before him in love,

Julia Smith Translation

As he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, for us to be holy and blameless before him in love:

King James 2000

According as he has chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:

Lexham Expanded Bible

just as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, [that] we should be holy and blameless before him in love,

Modern King James verseion

according as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

according as he had chosen us in him through love, before the foundation of the world was laid, that we should be saints, and without blame before him, through love.

Moffatt New Testament

He chose us in him ere the world was founded, to be consecrated and unblemished in his sight,

Montgomery New Testament

Even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world to be holy and without blemish in his sight.

NET Bible

For he chose us in Christ before the foundation of the world that we may be holy and unblemished in his sight in love.

New Heart English Bible

even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and without blemish before him in love;

Noyes New Testament

according as he chose us in him, before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him;

Sawyer New Testament

as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him,

The Emphasized Bible

According as he made choice of us, in him, before the founding of a world, that we might be holy and blameless in his presence; in love,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

as he hath elected us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him in love:

Twentieth Century New Testament

For he chose us in our union with Christ before the creation of the universe, that we might be holy and blameless in his sight, living in the spirit of love.

Webster

According as he hath chosen us in him, before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:

Weymouth New Testament

even as, in His love, He chose us as His own in Christ before the creation of the world, that we might be holy and without blemish in His presence.

Williams New Testament

Through Him He picked us out before the creation of the world, to be consecrated and above reproach in His sight in love.

World English Bible

even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and without blemish before him in love;

Worrell New Testament

according as He chose us in Him before the founding of a world, that we should be holy and without blemish before Him in love;

Youngs Literal Translation

according as He did choose us in him before the foundation of the world, for our being holy and unblemished before Him, in love,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

ἐκλέγομαι 
Eklegomai 
Usage: 14

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

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

him



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

πρό 
Pro 
κατενώπιον 
Katenopion 
before, above, above ... ago, or ever
before, in sight of, in sight, before the presence of
Usage: 34
Usage: 5

καταβολή 
Katabole 
Usage: 8

of the world
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109

that 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

G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

and

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

Images Ephesians 1:4

Context Readings

Praise To God For Spiritual Blessings

3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly things by Christ; 4 according as he hath chosen us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and unblameable before Him in love: 5 having before appointed us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ unto Himself, according to the good pleasure of his will;


Cross References

2 Timothy 1:9

who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose, and grace bestowed upon us through Christ Jesus, before the world was,

Matthew 25:34

Then will the king say to them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:

Ephesians 2:10

created in Christ Jesus unto good works, for which God before prepared us, that we might walk in them.

Colossians 1:22

yet now hath He reconciled in the body of his flesh, through death, to present you holy, and unblameable, and unreproveable in his sight:

1 Peter 1:2

Asia, and Bithynia, chosen according to the fore-knowledge of God, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience, and to the sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ,---may grace and peace be multiplied unto you.

Acts 13:48

And when the Gentiles heard this, they rejoiced and glorified the word of the Lord: and as many as were determined for eternal life believed.

Romans 8:28-30

And we know that all things co-operate for good to them that love God, to them that are called according to his purpose;

Ephesians 4:15-16

but holding the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him, who is the head, even Christ:

Ephesians 5:27

that He might prepare it for Himself a glorious church, not having spot or wrinkle, or any such thing: but that it should be holy and unblameable.

Ephesians 4:2

and with long-suffering forbear one another in love,

Ephesians 5:2

even as Christ hath loved us, and given Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for an odor of sweet perfume.

1 Thessalonians 4:7

For God hath not called us to impurity, but to holiness.

2 Thessalonians 2:13-14

But we ought always to give thanks to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord; because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation, through sanctification of the Spirit, and belief of the truth:

James 2:5

Hear, my beloved brethren; hath not God chosen the poor of this world who are rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom, which He hath promised to them that love Him? but ye have slighted the poor.

Revelation 17:8

The beast, which thou sawest, was, and is not; but will rise out of the abyss, and go into perdition: and they that dwell on the earth (whose names are not written on the book of life from the foundation of the world) shall wonder, when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is to be.

Revelation 17:8-7

The beast, which thou sawest, was, and is not; but will rise out of the abyss, and go into perdition: and they that dwell on the earth (whose names are not written on the book of life from the foundation of the world) shall wonder, when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is to be.

Revelation 17:8

The beast, which thou sawest, was, and is not; but will rise out of the abyss, and go into perdition: and they that dwell on the earth (whose names are not written on the book of life from the foundation of the world) shall wonder, when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is to be.

Revelation 17:8-9

The beast, which thou sawest, was, and is not; but will rise out of the abyss, and go into perdition: and they that dwell on the earth (whose names are not written on the book of life from the foundation of the world) shall wonder, when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is to be.

Revelation 17:8

The beast, which thou sawest, was, and is not; but will rise out of the abyss, and go into perdition: and they that dwell on the earth (whose names are not written on the book of life from the foundation of the world) shall wonder, when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is to be.

Revelation 17:8-10

The beast, which thou sawest, was, and is not; but will rise out of the abyss, and go into perdition: and they that dwell on the earth (whose names are not written on the book of life from the foundation of the world) shall wonder, when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is to be.

Matthew 11:25-26

And upon this occasion Jesus opened his mouth and said, "I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and knowing, and hast revealed them to babes:

Matthew 24:22

And unless those days be shortened, no one would be saved; but for the sake of the elect those days shall be shortened.

Matthew 24:24

for there shall rise up false Christs, and false prophets, who shall shew great signs and prodigies, so as to deceive, if possible, even the elect.

Matthew 24:31

and He will send forth his messengers with a trumpet of a loud voice, and they shall gather his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.

Luke 1:74-75

to grant unto us, that we being delivered out of the hand of our enemies, might serve Him without fear, in holiness and righteousness before Him,

John 10:16

And I have other sheep, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they will hear my voice; so there shall be one fold, and one shepherd.

John 15:16

Ye did not first choose me, but I chose you, and have appointed you to go forth, and bear fruit, and that your fruit should be lasting: that whatsoever ye ask the Father in my name, He may give it you.

John 17:24

Father, I desire that they also, whom thou hast given me, may be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for Thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.

Acts 18:10

for I am with thee, and no man shall lay hands on thee to hurt thee; for I have much people in this city."

Romans 8:33

Who shall lay any accusation against the elect of God? will God, who justifieth us?

Romans 9:23-24

and that He might make known the riches of his glory in the vessels of mercy, which He hath prepared for glory?

Romans 11:5-6

And so in the present time also there is a remnant according to the election of grace.

1 Corinthians 1:8

who will also confirm you unto the end, that ye may be blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ;

Galatians 5:6

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but faith which worketh by love.

Galatians 5:13

For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only abuse not this liberty for an occasion to indulge the flesh, but by mutual love serve one another.

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering,

Ephesians 3:17

that Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith: and be ye rooted and grounded in love,

Philippians 2:15

that ye may be blameless and inoffensive, the children of God without reproof, in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation; among whom ye shine as lights in the world,

Colossians 2:2

that their hearts may be comforted, being knit together in love, and to all the riches of a full assurance of understanding in these things, to the acknowledgment of the mystery of our God and Father, and of Christ:

Colossians 3:12

Put on therefore, as the elect of God holy and beloved, bowels of mercy, benignity, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering;

1 Thessalonians 3:12

and the Lord make you to increase and abound in love to one another, and to all men, as we do towards you:

2 Timothy 2:10

Therefore I submit to every thing for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation which is by Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.

2 Timothy 2:19

However, the foundation of God standeth firm, having this inscription, The Lord knoweth them that are his; and, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.

Titus 1:1-2

Paul a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for promoting the faith of God's chosen people, and the knowledge of the truth which is according to godliness:

Titus 2:11-12

For the grace of God, that bringeth salvation, hath appeared to all men;

1 Peter 1:20

who was indeed appointed before the foundation of the world, but manifested in these last times, for your sakes,

1 Peter 2:9

But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should declare the glories of Him, who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:

2 Peter 1:5-10

And to this giving all diligence, add to your faith fortitude;

2 Peter 3:14

Wherefore, beloved, seeing ye expect these things, give diligence to be found of Him in peace, spotless and blameless;

1 John 4:16

And we have known and believed the love which God hath towards us: for God is love; and he, that dwelleth in love, dwelleth in God, and God in him.

Revelation 13:8

So that all who dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.

Acts 15:18

Now all his works are known unto God from the beginning of the world:

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