marking us out beforehand unto sonship, through Jesus Christ, for himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,
For, whom he fore-approved, he also fore-appointed to be conformed unto the image of his Son, that he might be firstborn among many brethren, -
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,
And, not only so, but, we ourselves, also, who have the first-fruit of the Spirit - weeven ourselves, within our own selves do sigh, - sonship ardently awaiting - the redeeming of our body; -
For, seeing that, in the wisdom of God, the world, through its wisdom, did not get to knew God, God was well-pleased - through the foolishness of the thing proclaimed, to save them that believe.
making known to us the sacred secret of his will, according to his good pleasure which he purposed in him, -
For it is, God, who energiseth within you, both the desiring and the energising, in behalf of his good pleasure.
Hast thou not from this time, cried unto me, My father! the friend of my youth, art, thou?
Though, I myself, had said, - How can I put thee among the sons, And give thee a land to be coveted, An inheritance of beauty, of the hosts of nations? Yet I said, My father, shalt thou call me, And away from me, shalt thou not turn.
And, all the inhabitants of the earth, as nothing, are accounted, and, according to his own pleasure, dealeth he - with the army of the heavens, and the inhabitants of the earth, - and none there is who can smite upon his hand, or say to him, What hast thou done?
Yet shall the number of the sons of Israel become like the sand of the sea, which can neither he measured, nor numbered, - and it shall come to pass, in the place where it used to be said to them, No people of mine, are ye, it shall be said to them, Sons of a Living God!
and knew her not, until she had brought forth a son, - and he called his name Jesus.
Yea, O Father! That, so, it hath become, a delight, before thee.
In the self-same hour, exulted he in the Holy Spirit, and said - I openly give praise unto thee, Father! Lord of heaven and earth! in that thou hast hid these things from the wise and discerning, and hast revealed them unto babes, - Yea, O Father! that, so, hath it become, a delight, before thee.
Men of Nineveh, will rise up, in the judgment, with this generation, and will condemn it; because they repented into the proclamation of Jonah, - and lo! something more than Jonah, here.
But, as many as did receive him, he gave, unto them, authority, children of God, to become, - unto them who were believing on his name:
and, not for the nation only, but that, the scattered children of God also, he might gather together into one.
Jesus saith unto her - Be not detaining me, for, not yet, have I ascended unto the Father; but be going unto my disciples, and say unto them - I am ascending unto my Father and your Father, and my God and your God.
For, as many as by God's Spirit are being led, the same, are God's sons, -
They, in fact, not being yet born, nor having practised anything good or bad, - in order that the purpose of God by way of election might stand, - not by works but by him that was calling,
Paul, a called apostle of Jesus Christ, through God's will, - and Sosthenes the brother, -
And will become your Father, and, ye, shall become my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.
That, them who were under law, he might redeem, that, the sonship, we might duly receive; -
Unto which end, we are also praying continually for you, that our God may count, you, worthy of your calling, and fulfil every good-pleasure of goodness and work of faith, with power, -
For it was becoming in him - For the sake of whom are the all things, and by means of whom are the all things, - when, many sons, unto glory, he would lead, The Princely Leader of their salvation, through sufferings, to make perfect.
And ye have quite forgotten the exhortation which, indeed, with you as with sons, doth reason: - My son! be not slighting the discipline of the Lord, neither be fainting, when by him, thou art reproved;
Behold, what manner of love, the Father hath bestowed upon us - that, children of God, we should be called, - and such we are! Therefore, the world understandeth us not, because it understood not him.