Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

when he made known to us the secret of his will. This was according to his plan that he set forth in the Messiah

New American Standard Bible

He made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His kind intention which He purposed in Him

King James Version

Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he hath purposed in himself:

Holman Bible

He made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure that He planned in Him

A Conservative Version

Having made known to us the mystery of his will according to his desire, which he purposed within himself

American Standard Version

making known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he purposed in him

Amplified

Making known to us the mystery (secret) of His will (of His plan, of His purpose). [And it is this:] In accordance with His good pleasure (His merciful intention) which He had previously purposed and set forth in Him,

An Understandable Version

in doing what He intended through Christ, to make known to us His secret plan, according to what pleased Him.

Anderson New Testament

by making known to us the mystery of his will according to his good purpose which he had before established in himself,

Bible in Basic English

Having made clear to us the secret of his purpose, in agreement with the design which he had in mind, to put into his hands

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

for he has discover'd to us the secret of his will, that out of his meer good pleasure, he had purposed in himself,

Darby Translation

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

Godbey New Testament

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

Goodspeed New Testament

He has given us perfect insight into his secret purpose and understanding of it, in following out the design he planned to carry out in Christ,

John Wesley New Testament

in all wisdom and prudence, Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure, which he purposed in himself,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

Having made known to us the mystery of his will, according to his benevolence which he purposed in himself:

King James 2000

Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he has purposed in himself:

Lexham Expanded Bible

making known to us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure that he purposed in him,

Modern King James verseion

having made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure which He purposed in Himself,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And hath opened unto us the mystery of his will according to his pleasure, and purposed

Moffatt New Testament

He has granted us complete insight and understanding of the open secret of his will, showing us how it was the purpose of his design

Montgomery New Testament

when he made known to us, I say, that good pleasure which he purposed in himself

NET Bible

He did this when he revealed to us the secret of his will, according to his good pleasure that he set forth in Christ,

New Heart English Bible

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

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

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

The Emphasized Bible

making known to us the sacred secret of his will, according to his good pleasure which he purposed in him, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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

Twentieth Century New Testament

When he made known to us his hidden purpose. And it also accords with the good-will which God purposed to exhibit in Christ,

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

when He made known to us the secret of His will. And this is in harmony with God's merciful purpose

Williams New Testament

He has made known to us the secret of His will, which is in accordance with His purpose which He planned in Christ,

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

making known to us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure which He purposed in Him,

Worsley New Testament

having made known to us the secret of his will, according to his good pleasure, which He had before purposed in Himself:

Youngs Literal Translation

having made known to us the secret of His will, according to His good pleasure, that He purposed in Himself,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γνωρίζω 
Gnorizo 
Usage: 21

unto us
ἡμῖν 
hemin 
us, we, our, for us
Usage: 160

the mystery
μυστήριον 
Musterion 
Usage: 23

of his

Usage: 0

will
θέλημα 
thelema 
will, desire, pleasure
Usage: 45

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

his

Usage: 0

εὐδοκία 
Eudokia 
Usage: 7

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

προτίθεμαι 
Protithemai 
Usage: 3

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 1:9

Devotionals containing Ephesians 1:9

Images Ephesians 1:9

Prayers for Ephesians 1:9

Context Readings

Praise To God For Spiritual Blessings

8 that he lavished on us, along with all wisdom and understanding, 9 when he made known to us the secret of his will. This was according to his plan that he set forth in the Messiah 10 to usher in the fullness of the times and to bring together in the Messiah all things in heaven and on earth.


Cross References

Romans 8:28

And we know that for those who love God, that is, for those who are called according to his purpose, all things are working together for good.

Ephesians 1:11

In the Messiah we were also chosen when we were predestined according to the purpose of the one who does everything that he wills to do,

Job 23:13-14

"But he is One who can change him? He does whatever he wants to do.

Psalm 33:11

But the LORD's counsel stands firm forever, the plans in his mind for all generations.

Isaiah 14:24-27

The LORD of the Heavenly Armies has sworn: "Surely as I have planned, that's what she will become; and just as I have determined, so will it remain

Isaiah 46:10-11

I declare from the beginning things to follow, and from ancient times things that have not yet been done; saying, "My purpose will stand, and he will accomplish everything that I please.'

Jeremiah 2:29

Why do you contend with me? You have rebelled against me," declares the LORD.

Lamentations 3:37-38

Who can command, and it happens, without the Lord having ordered it?

Matthew 13:11

He answered them, "You have been given knowledge about the secrets of the kingdom from heaven, but it hasn't been given to them,

Acts 2:23

After he was arrested according to the predetermined plan and foreknowledge of God, you crucified this very man and killed him using the hands of lawless men.

Acts 4:28

to carry out everything that your hand and will had predetermined to take place.

Acts 13:48

When the gentiles heard this, they began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord. Meanwhile, all who had been destined to eternal life believed,

Romans 16:25-27

Now to the one who is able to strengthen you with my gospel and the message that I preach about Jesus, the Messiah, by revealing the secret that was kept hidden from long ago

1 Corinthians 2:10-12

But God has revealed those things to us by his Spirit. For the Spirit searches everything, even the deep things of God.

Galatians 1:12

For I did not receive it from a man, nor was I taught it, but it was revealed to me by Jesus the Messiah.

Galatians 1:16

to reveal his Son to me so that I might proclaim him among the gentiles, I did not confer with another human being at any time,

Ephesians 1:17-18

I pray that the God of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, the most glorious Father, would give you a wise spirit, along with revelation that comes through knowing the Messiah fully.

Ephesians 3:3-9

and how this secret was made known to me through a revelation, just as I wrote about briefly in the past.

Ephesians 3:11

in keeping with the eternal purpose that God carried out through the Messiah Jesus our Lord,

Colossians 1:26-28

This secret was hidden throughout the ages and generations but has now been revealed to his saints,

1 Timothy 3:16

By common confession, the secret of our godly worship is great: In flesh was he revealed to sight, kept righteous by the Spirit's might, adored by angels singing. To nations was he manifest, believing souls found peace and rest, our Lord in heaven reigning!

2 Timothy 1:9

He saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our own accomplishments, but according to his own purpose and the grace that was given to us in the Messiah Jesus before time began.

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