Who gave himself for us (o edwken eauton uper hmwn). Paul's great doctrine ( Galatians 1:4 ; Galatians 2:20 ; 1 Timothy 2:6 ). That he might redeem us (ina lutrwshtai). Final clause, ina and the aorist middle subjunctive of lutrow, old verb from lutron (ransom), in N.T. only here, Luke 24:21 ; 1 Peter 1:18 . Purify to himself (kaqarish eautwi). Final clause with first aorist active subjunctive of kaqarizw, for which verb see Ephesians 5:26 . Lawlessness (anomia). See 2 Thessalonians 2:3 . A people for his own possession (laon periousion). A late word (from perieimi, to be over and above, in papyri as well as periousia), only in LXX and here, apparently made by the LXX, one's possession, and so God's chosen people. See 1 Peter 2:9 (lao ei peripoihsin). Zealous of good works (zhlwthn kalwn ergwn). "A zealot for good works." Substantive for which see 1 Corinthians 14:12 ; Galatians 1:14 . Objective genitive ergwn.