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Ephesians 1:11 LEB

11 in whom also we were chosen, having been predestined according to the purpose of the One who works all [things] according to the counsel of his will,

Study tools for Ephesians 1:11

  • a 1:1 - A number of the earliest and most important manuscripts omit "in Ephesus," though it is hard to make sense of the line without this phrase (cf. rsv, "to the saints who are also faithful")
  • b 1:3 - Or "blessed [be]"
  • c 1:4 - Or "before him, having predestined us in love" (the phrase "in love" could go either with v. 4 or v. 5)
  • d 1:13 - *This participle ("hearing") and the following one ("believing") are understood as temporal
  • e 1:15 - Literally "the according to you faith"
  • f 1:17 - Literally "the Father of glory"
  • g 1:17 - *Here "glorious" is an attributive genitive
  • h 1:17 - *Or "spiritual wisdom" (with "wisdom" is an attributive genitive)
  • i 1:20 - Some manuscripts have "he worked"
  • j 1:20 - *These participles are either means ("by raising ... and seating") or temporal ("when he raised ... and seated")
  • k 1:20 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
  • l 1:22 - An allusion to Ps 8:6