Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

having marked us out beforehand for adoption through Jesus Christ to himself, 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,

Common New Testament

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

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,

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 according as he has chosen us in him before the world's foundation, that we should be holy and blameless before him in love; 5 having marked us out beforehand for adoption through Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will, 6 to the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he has taken us into favour in the Beloved:


Cross References

Romans 8:29-30

Because whom he has foreknown, he has also predestinated to be conformed to the image of his Son, so that he should be the firstborn among many brethren.

Ephesians 1:11

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,

Romans 8:23

And not only that, but even we ourselves, who have the first-fruits of the Spirit, we also ourselves groan in ourselves, awaiting adoption, that is the redemption of our body.

1 Corinthians 1:21

For since, in the wisdom of God, the world by wisdom has not known God, God has been pleased by the foolishness of the preaching to save those that believe.

Ephesians 1:9

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

Philippians 2:13

for it is God who works in you both the willing and the working according to his good pleasure.

Jeremiah 3:4

Wilt thou not from this time cry unto me, My father, thou art the guide of my youth?

Jeremiah 3:19

And as for me, I said, How shall I put thee among the children, and give thee the pleasant land, the goodly inheritance of the hosts of the nations? And I said, Thou shalt call me, My father; and shalt not turn away from following me.

Daniel 4:35

And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing; and he doeth according to his will in the army of the heavens, and among the inhabitants of the earth; and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou?

Hosea 1:10

Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea which cannot be measured or numbered; and it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people, it shall be said unto them, Sons of the living God.

Matthew 1:25

and knew her not until she had brought forth her firstborn son: and he called his name Jesus.

Matthew 11:26

Yea, Father, for thus has it been well-pleasing in thy sight.

Luke 10:21

In the same hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit and said, I praise thee, Father, Lord of the heaven and of the earth, that thou hast hid these things from wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to babes: yea, Father, for thus has it been well-pleasing in thy sight.

Luke 11:32

Men of Nineveh shall stand up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: for they repented at the preaching of Jonas; and behold, more than Jonas is here.

John 1:12

but as many as received him, to them gave he the right to be children of God, to those that believe on his name;

John 11:52

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

John 20:17

Jesus says to her, Touch me not, for I have not yet ascended to my Father; but go to my brethren and say to them, I ascend to my Father and your Father, and to my God and your God.

Romans 8:14-17

for as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.

Romans 9:11-16

the children indeed being not yet born, or having done anything good or worthless (that the purpose of God according to election might abide, not of works, but of him that calls),

1 Corinthians 1:1

Paul, a called apostle of Jesus Christ, by God's will, and Sosthenes the brother,

2 Corinthians 6:18

and I will be to you for a Father, and ye shall be to me for sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.

Galatians 3:26

for ye are all God's sons by faith in Christ Jesus.

Galatians 4:5-6

that he might redeem those under law, that we might receive sonship.

2 Thessalonians 1:11

To which end we also pray always for you, that our God may count you worthy of the calling, and fulfil all the good pleasure of his goodness and the work of faith with power,

Hebrews 2:10-15

For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory, to make perfect the leader of their salvation through sufferings.

Hebrews 12:5-9

And ye have quite forgotten the exhortation which speaks to you as to sons: My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when reproved by him;

1 John 3:1

See what love the Father has given to us, that we should be called the children of God. For this reason the world knows us not, because it knew him not.

Revelation 21:7

He that overcomes shall inherit these things, and I will be to him God, and he shall be to me son.

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