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Ephesians 1:4 NIV

4 For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love

References for Ephesians 1:4

Study tools for Ephesians 1:4

  • a 1:1 - Some early manuscripts do not have "in Ephesus."
  • b 1:5 - Or "sight in love. " 5"He"
  • c 1:5 - The Greek word for "adoption to sonship" is a legal term referring to the full legal standing of an adopted male heir in Roman culture.
  • d 1:9 - Or "us with all wisdom and understanding. " 9"And he"
  • e 1:11 - Or "were made heirs"
  • f 1:17 - Or "a spirit"