Ephesians 1:2-12 NAS

2 1Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

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3 2Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in 3the heavenly places in Christ,

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4 just as 4He chose us in Him before 5the foundation of the world, that we would be 6holy and blameless before aHim. 7In love

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5 bHe 8predestined us to 9adoption as sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, 10according to the ckind intention of His will,

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    • e 1:5 - Lit "having predestined"
    • f 1:5 - Lit "good pleasure"
      6 11to the praise of the glory of His grace, which He freely bestowed on us in 12the Beloved.

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      7 13In dHim we have 14redemption 15through His blood, the 16forgiveness of our trespasses, according to 17the riches of His grace

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      8 which He elavished on fus. In all wisdom and insight

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        • h 1:8 - Lit "made abundant toward"
        • i 1:8 - Or "us, in all wisdom and insight"
          9 He g18made known to us the mystery of His will, 19according to His hkind intention which He 20purposed in Him

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            • j 1:9 - Lit "making known"
            • k 1:9 - Lit "good pleasure"
              10 with a view to an administration isuitable to 21the fullness of the times, that is, 22the summing up of all things in Christ, things jin the heavens and things on the earth. In Him

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                  11 kalso we l23have obtained an inheritance, having been 24predestined 25according to His purpose who works all things 26after the counsel of His will,

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                    • n 1:11 - Lit "in whom also"
                    • o 1:11 - Or "were made a heritage"
                      12 to the end that we who were the first to hope in mChrist would be 27to the praise of His glory.

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                        • p 1:12 - I.e. the Messiah