Parallel Verses

Common New Testament

he predestined us to be adopted as his sons through Jesus Christ, according to the good pleasure of his will,

New American Standard Bible

He predestined us to adoption as sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the kind intention of His will,

King James Version

Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Holman Bible

He predestined us to be adopted through Jesus Christ for Himself, according to His favor and will,

International Standard Version

he predestined us for adoption to himself through Jesus the Messiah, according to the pleasure of his will,

A Conservative Version

Who predestined us for sonship through Jesus Christ for himself, according to the desire of his will,

American Standard Version

having foreordained us unto adoption as sons through Jesus Christ unto himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Amplified

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—

An Understandable Version

God predetermined that we should be [considered] His adopted children through [fellowship with] Christ. This is what pleased God and is what He wanted,

Anderson New Testament

having predestinated us for adoption to himself through Jesus Christ, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Bible in Basic English

As we were designed before by him for the position of sons to himself, through Jesus Christ, in the good pleasure of his purpose,

Daniel Mace New Testament

having predetermin'd to adopt us by Jesus Christ to be his children, according to the good pleasure of his own will,

Darby Translation

having marked us out beforehand for adoption through Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Godbey New Testament

in love having predestinated us unto the adoption of sons unto himself through Jesus Christ, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Goodspeed New Testament

He foreordained us to become his sons through Jesus Christ, in fulfilment of his generous purpose,

John Wesley New Testament

Having predestinated us to the adoption of sons to himself by Jesus Christ, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Julia Smith Translation

Having determined us beforehand for adoption as a son by Jesus Christ to him, according to benevolence of his will,

King James 2000

Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Lexham Expanded Bible

having predestined us to adoption through Jesus Christ to himself according to the good pleasure of his will,

Modern King James verseion

having predestined us to the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And ordained us before unto himself that we should be chosen before, through Jesus Christ, to be heirs unto himself according to the pleasure of his will,

Moffatt New Testament

destining us in love to be his sons through Jesus Christ. Such was the purpose of his will,

Montgomery New Testament

For in his love he predestined us (such was the good pleasure of his will) to adoption for himself as sons through Jesus Christ,

NET Bible

He did this by predestining us to adoption as his sons through Jesus Christ, according to the pleasure of his will --

New Heart English Bible

having predestined us for adoption as children through Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his desire,

Noyes New Testament

having in love predestinated us for himself to be adopted as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Sawyer New Testament

having predestinated us in love to an adoption through Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

The Emphasized Bible

marking us out beforehand unto sonship, through Jesus Christ, for himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

having predestinated us for his adopted children by Jesus Christ unto himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Twentieth Century New Testament

From the first he destined us, in his good-will towards us, to be adopted as Sons through Jesus Christ,

Webster

Having predestinated us to the adoption of children to himself by Jesus Christ, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Weymouth New Testament

For He pre-destined us to be adopted by Himself as sons through Jesus Christ--such being His gracious will and pleasure--

Williams New Testament

He foreordained us to become His sons by adoption through Christ Jesus, to carry out the happy choice of His will,

World English Bible

having predestined us for adoption as children through Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his desire,

Worrell New Testament

having predestinated us to the adoption of sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will,

Worsley New Testament

having before appointed us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ unto Himself, according to the good pleasure of his will;

Youngs Literal Translation

having foreordained us to the adoption of sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
προορίζω 
Proorizo 
Usage: 6

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

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

υἱοθεσία 
Huiothesia 
Usage: 5

by
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267


Usage: 0

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

to the good pleasure
εὐδοκία 
Eudokia 
Usage: 7

of his

Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 1:5

Devotionals containing Ephesians 1:5

Images Ephesians 1:5

Context Readings

Praise To God For Spiritual Blessings

4 just as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before him. In love 5 he predestined us to be adopted as his sons through Jesus Christ, according to the good pleasure of his will, 6 to the praise of his glorious grace, which he freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.


Cross References

Romans 8:29-30

For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

Ephesians 1:11

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,

Romans 8:23

And not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for adoption as sons, the redemption of our bodies.

1 Corinthians 1:21

For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not know God, God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save those who believe.

Ephesians 1:9

he made known to us the mystery of his will according to his good pleasure, which he purposed in Christ,

Philippians 2:13

for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure.

Philippians 2:13

for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure.

Philippians 2:13

for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure.

Philippians 2:13

for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure.

Philippians 2:13

for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure.

Matthew 1:25

but did not know her until she had borne a son. And he called his name Jesus.

Matthew 11:26

Yes, Father, for this was your good pleasure.

Luke 10:21

At that hour Jesus rejoiced in the Holy Spirit and said, "I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and prudent and revealed them to babes. Yes, Father, for so it was your good pleasure.

Luke 11:32

The men of Nineveh will stand up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it; for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and behold, one greater than Jonah is here.

John 1:12

But to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God

John 11:52

and not for that nation only, but also that he would gather together into one the children of God who were scattered abroad.

John 20:17

Jesus said to her, "Do not hold me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father; but go to my brethren and say to them, "I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.'"

Romans 8:14-17

For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.

Romans 9:11-16

though the twins were not yet born and had done nothing either good or bad, in order that God's purpose of election might stand, not because of works but because of his call,

1 Corinthians 1:1

Paul, called to be an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and our brother Sosthenes,

2 Corinthians 6:18

And I will be a father to you, and you shall be my sons and daughters, says the Lord Almighty."

Galatians 3:26

For you are all sons of God, through faith in Christ Jesus.

Galatians 4:5-6

to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons.

2 Thessalonians 1:11

To this end we always pray for you, that our God may count you worthy of his calling, and may fulfill every good resolve and work of faith by his power,

Hebrews 2:10-15

For it was fitting that he, for whom and through whom all things exist, in bringing many sons to glory, should make the author of their salvation perfect through suffering.

Hebrews 12:5-9

And have you forgotten the exhortation which addresses you as sons? "My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord, nor lose courage when you are rebuked by him.

1 John 3:1

See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God! And so we are! The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him.

Revelation 21:7

He who overcomes will inherit all this, and I will be his God and he will be my son.

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