Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

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

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

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

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

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

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,

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:

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 the grace which He, the possessor of all wisdom and understanding, lavished upon us, 9 when He made known to us the secret of His will. And this is in harmony with God's merciful purpose 10 for the government of the world when the times are ripe for it--the purpose which He has cherished in His own mind of restoring the whole creation to find its one Head in Christ; yes, things in Heaven and things on earth, to find their one Head in Him.


Cross References

Romans 8:28

Now we know that for those who love God all things are working together for good--for those, I mean, whom with deliberate purpose He has called.

Ephesians 1:11

In Him we Jews have been made heirs, having been chosen beforehand in accordance with the intention of Him whose might carries out in everything the design of His own will,

Ephesians 1:11-14

In Him we Jews have been made heirs, having been chosen beforehand in accordance with the intention of Him whose might carries out in everything the design of His own will,

Ephesians 1:11

In Him we Jews have been made heirs, having been chosen beforehand in accordance with the intention of Him whose might carries out in everything the design of His own will,

Ephesians 1:11-27

In Him we Jews have been made heirs, having been chosen beforehand in accordance with the intention of Him whose might carries out in everything the design of His own will,

Ephesians 1:11-11

In Him we Jews have been made heirs, having been chosen beforehand in accordance with the intention of Him whose might carries out in everything the design of His own will,

Ephesians 1:11

In Him we Jews have been made heirs, having been chosen beforehand in accordance with the intention of Him whose might carries out in everything the design of His own will,

Ephesians 1:11-38

In Him we Jews have been made heirs, having been chosen beforehand in accordance with the intention of Him whose might carries out in everything the design of His own will,

Matthew 13:11

"Because," He replied, "while to you it is granted to know the secrets of the Kingdom of the Heavens, to them it is not.

Acts 2:23

delivered up through God's settled purpose and foreknowledge--you by the hands of Gentiles have nailed to a cross and have put to death.

Acts 4:28

to do all that Thy power and Thy will had predetermined should be done.

Acts 13:48

The Gentiles listened with delight and extolled the Lord's Message; and all who were pre-destined to the Life of the Ages believed.

Romans 16:25-27

To Him who has it in His power to make you strong, as declared in the Good News which I am spreading, and the proclamation concerning Jesus Christ, in harmony with the unveiling of the Truth which in the periods of past Ages remained unuttered,

1 Corinthians 2:10-12

For us, however, God has drawn aside the veil through the teaching of the Spirit; for the Spirit searches everything, including the depths of the divine nature.

Galatians 1:12

For, in fact, it was not from man that I received or learnt it, but by a revelation from Jesus Christ.

Galatians 1:16

saw fit to reveal His Son within me in order that I might tell among the Gentiles the Good News concerning Him, at once I did not confer with any human being,

Ephesians 1:17-18

For I always beseech the God of our Lord Jesus Christ--the Father most glorious--to give you a spirit of wisdom and penetration through an intimate knowledge of Him,

Ephesians 3:3-9

and that by a revelation the truth hitherto kept secret was made known to me as I have already briefly explained it to you.

Ephesians 3:11

Such was the eternal purpose which He had formed in Christ Jesus our Lord,

Colossians 1:26-28

the truth which has been kept secret from all ages and generations, but has now been revealed to His people,

1 Timothy 3:16

And, beyond controversy, great is the mystery of our religion-- that Christ appeared in human form, and His claims justified by the Spirit, was seen by angels and proclaimed among Gentile nations, was believed on in the world, and received up again into glory.

2 Timothy 1:9

For He saved us and called us with a holy call, not in accordance with our desserts, but in accordance with His own purpose and the free grace which He bestowed on us in Christ Jesus before the commencement of the Ages,

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