To the praise (ei epainon). Note the prepositions in this sentence. Which (h). Genitive case of the relative hn (cognate accusative with ecaritwsen (he freely bestowed), late verb caritow (from cari, grace), in N.T. attracted to case of antecedent carito only here and Luke 1:28 . In the Beloved (en twi hgaphmenwi). Perfect passive participle of agapaw. This phrase nowhere else in the N.T. though in the Apostolic Fathers.