Ephesians 1:1-8 NAS

The Blessings of Redemption

1 Paul, 1an apostle of 2Christ Jesus a3by the will of God, To the b4saints who are cat 5Ephesus and 6who are faithful in 7Christ Jesus:

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    • a 1:1 - Lit "through"
    • b 1:1 - Or "holy ones"
    • c 1:1 - Three early mss do not contain "at Ephesus"
      2 8Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

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      3 9Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in 10the heavenly places in Christ,

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      4 just as 11He chose us in Him before 12the foundation of the world, that we would be 13holy and blameless before dHim. 14In love

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      5 eHe 15predestined us to 16adoption as sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, 17according to the fkind intention of His will,

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        • e 1:5 - Lit "having predestined"
        • f 1:5 - Lit "good pleasure"
          6 18to the praise of the glory of His grace, which He freely bestowed on us in 19the Beloved.

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          7 20In gHim we have 21redemption 22through His blood, the 23forgiveness of our trespasses, according to 24the riches of His grace

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          8 which He hlavished on ius. In all wisdom and insight

          References for Ephesians 1:8

            • h 1:8 - Lit "made abundant toward"
            • i 1:8 - Or "us, in all wisdom and insight"