[I say] may there be praise to God in the church and in [or, "for"] Christ Jesus throughout all generations of people for ages and ages. May it be so.
For everything was created by Him, exists through His [power] and is intended for His [glory]. May He be praised forever. May it be so.
May God have total authority over everything [including your circumstances] forever. May it be so.
And do not allow us to fall under temptation, but deliver us from [being harmed by] the evil one.'
"May there be glory to God in the highest [heavens], and may there be peace on earth among men who are pleasing to God."
[i.e., so they will believe and obey the truth]. May it be so.
to whom [may there] be honor forever and ever. May it be so.
so that we would praise His glorious, unearned favor, which was freely given to us through the One whom God loved [i.e., Christ].
This was so that, to future ages [of people on earth and in heaven], God could demonstrate the tremendous abundance of His unearned favor, expressed by His kindness to us in [fellowship with] Christ Jesus.
having been full of qualities of righteousness, which come from Jesus Christ and produce honor and praise to God.
and that everyone's mouth should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
Now may there be honor to our God and Father forever and ever. May it be so.
The Lord will [continue to] rescue me from all harm and will bring me safely into His heavenly kingdom. May He be praised forever and ever. May it be so.
[So], through Jesus then, we should continually offer up to God a sacrifice of praise, that is, the expression of our lips as we confess His name [to be our Lord].
equip you with every good deed for doing God's will. [May He] work in us [to accomplish] what is very pleasing in His sight through [the power of] Jesus Christ. May there be praise to Him forever and ever. May it be so.
And you yourselves are also like living stones, being constructed into a spiritual house. For you are like holy priests who offer spiritual sacrifices that are acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.
But grow in the unearned favor and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. May He be honored both now and forever. May it be so.
[May these qualities be attributed] to the only God and our Savior, through [the person and work of] Jesus Christ our Lord, before [the beginning of] time [as well as] now and forever. May it be so.
And whenever the living beings give glory and honor and thanks to God, who sits on His throne and who lives forever and ever,
And they sang a new song [which went like this]: "You deserve to take the book and break the seals on it, for you were killed and, with your blood, you purchased people for God from every tribe and language and race and nation,
saying [See Note at 4:8], "May it be so; May there be praise and splendor and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and strength to our God forever and ever. May it be so."