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EPHESIANS

 

1:1 [From] Paul (Paulos), an apostle (apostolos) of Christ (Christou) Jesus (Iēsou) through (dia) [the] desire (thelēmatos) of God (theou), to the (tois) holy ones (hagiois);

 

to the ones (tois) being (ousin) in (en) Ephesus (Ephesō), and (kai) to believable ones (pistois) in (en) Christ (Christō) Jesus (Iēsou).

 

1:2 Grace (charis) to you (humin) and (kai) peace (eirēnē), from (apo) God (theou), Father (patros) of us (hēmōn), and (kai) [from the] lord (kuriou), Jesus (Iēsou) Christ (Christou).

 

1:3 Eulogized (eulogētos) [is] the (ho) God (theos) and (kai) Father (theos) of the (tou) lord (kuriou) of us (hēmōn), Jesus (Iēsou) Christ (Christou), the one (ho) having eulogized (eulogēsas) us (hēmas) in (en) Christ (Christō), in (en) every (pasē) Spirit-based (pneumatikē) eulogy (eulogia) in (en) the (tois) heavenly places (epouraniois);

 

1:4 down according to as (kathōs) He caused Himself to call out (exelexato) us (hēmas) in (en) to him (autō) before (pro) [the] throw-down (katabolēs) of [the] cosmos (kosmou), [for] us (hēmas) to be (einai) holy ones (hagious), and (kai) unblemished ones (amōmous) down in sight (katenōpion) of Him (autou), in (en) love (agapē);

 

1:5 He having predetermined (proorisas) us (hēmas) [to be] into (eis) sonship (huiothesian) into (eis) Him (auton) through (dia) Jesus (Iēsou) Christ (Christou), down according to (kata) the (tēn) good expectation (eudokian) of the (tou) desire (thelēmatos) of Him (autou),

 

1:6 into (eis) praise (epainon) of [the] glory (doxēs) of the (tēs) grace (charitos) of Him (autou);

 

of which (hēs) He showed grace (echaritōsen) to us (hēmas) [to be] in (en) the one (tō) having been loved (ēgapēmenō),

 

1:7 in (en) whom (hō) we have (echomen) the (tēn) redemption (apolutrōsin) through (dia) the (tou) blood (haimatos) of him (autou), the (tēn) letting go (aphesin) of the (tōn) side-falls3900 (paraptōmatōn), down according to (kata) the (to) wealth (plouton) of the (tēs) grace (charitos) of Him (autou);

 

1:8 of which (hēs) He abounded (eperisseusen) into (eis) us (hēmas) in (en) all (pasē) wisdom (sophia) and (kai) thoughtfulness (phronēsei);

 

1:9 He having made known (gnōrisas) to us (hēmin) the (to) mystery (mustērion) of the (tou) desire (thelēmatos) of Him (autou) down according to (kata) the (tēn) good expectation (eudokian) of Him (autou);

 

which (hēn) He caused Himself to plan before (proetheto) in (en) him (autō)

 

1:10 into (eis) a house stewardship (oikonomian) of the (tou) fullness (plērōmatos) of the (tōn) times (kairōn);

 

to cause Himself to head up (anakephalaiōsasthai) all the things (ta panta) in (en) the (tō) Christ (Christō), the things (ta) upon (epi) the (tois) heavens (ouranois), and (kai) the things (ta) upon (epi) the (tēs) land (gēs), in (en) him (autō);

 

1:11 in (en) whom (hō) we have been chosen by lot (eklērōthēmen) also (kai), we having been predetermined (prooristhentes) down according to (kata) [the] preparation (prothesin) of the (tou) [God], energizing (energountos) all the things (ta panta) down according to (kata) the (tēn) counsel (boulēn) of the (tou) desire (thelēmatos) of Him (autou);

 

1:12 of us (hēmas) to be (einai) into (eis) the (to) [desire of Him], into (eis) [the] praise (epainon) of [the] glory (doxēs) of Him (autou), the ones (tous) having hoped before (proēlpikotas) in (en) the (tō) Christ (Christō);

 

1:13 in (en) to whom (hō) you (humeis) also (kai) [hoped], having heard (akousantes) the (ton) Word (logon) of the (tēs) Truth (alētheias), the (to) Evangelism (euangelion) of the (tēs) wholeness (sōtērias) of you (humōn), in (en) to which (hō) having believed (pisteusantes) also (kai), you were sealed (esphragisthēte) to the (tō) Spirit (pneumati) of the (tēs) promise (epangelias), to the (tō) holy (hagiō) [Spirit],

 

1:14 which (ho) is (estin) an assurance (arrabōn) of the (tēs) inheritance (klēronomias) of us (hēmōn) into (eis) a redemption (apolutrōsin) of the (tēs) acquisition (peripoiēseōs), into (eis) [the] praise (epainon) of the (tēs) glory (doxēs) of Him (autou).

 

(For what is God’s prophesied true “tent”, His new holy place under His new covenant, the prophesied promise of the Father to place himself into believers to live in them as His new permanent domicile, a true “tent” not built with mortal’s hands but with His own hand, see Ex. 15:17; 2 Sam. 7:5-16; Isa. 8:14; Ezek. 11:16; Joel 2:28-29; Amos 9:11-12; Mat. 3:11, 16:18, 26:61, 27:39-40; Mark 14:58, 15:29; Luke 3:21-22, 24:49; *John 2:19-22, 3:1-, 4:20-24, 7:37-39, 14:2, *23; Acts 1:4-5, 2:16-18, 33, 38-39, *7:44-50, *15:16-18, *17:24, *20:28; *Rom. 8:9-11, 12:4-5; 1 Cor. *3:16-17, *6:19-20, 10:16-17, 12:12-28; *2 Cor. 5:1, *6:16-18; Gal. 3:14, 22; Eph. 1:13-14, 22-23, *2:17-22, 3:6, 4:11-16, 5:30-32; Col. 1:18-27, 2:6-10, 3:15; *1 Thes. 5:9-11; *1 Tim. 3:15; *2 Tim. 1:14; Heb. *3:4-6, 8:2, *9:11-15, *24, 10:21, 36; 1 Pet. 2:4-5; 1 John 4:12-16; Rev. 3:12, 7:15, 11:19, *13:6, *21:3, 22)

 

1:15 Through (dia) [the sake] of this (touto), I also (kagō) having heard (akousas) of the (tēn) belief (pistin) in (en) the (tō) lord (kuriō) Jesus (Iēsou) down through (kath’) you (humas), and (kai) of the (tēn) love (agapēn), the (tēn) [love] into (eis) all (pantas) the (tous) holy ones (hagious),

 

1:16 I absolutely do not cause myself to pause (ou pauomai) giving thanks well (eucharistōn) over (huper) [the sake] of you (humōn)!

 

I am causing myself to make (poioumenos) a remembrance (mneian) [of you] over (epi) the (tōn) prayers of well-thankfulness of me toward4335 (proseuchōn mou) [God];

 

1:17 in order that (hina) the (ho) God (theos) of the (tou) lord (kuriou) of us (hēmōn), Jesus (Iēsou) Christ (Christou), the (ho) Father (patēr) of the (tēs) glory (doxēs), may give (dōē) to you (humin) a Spirit (pneuma) of wisdom (sophias) and (kai) revelation (apokalupseōs) in (en) experiential knowledge (epignōsei) of Him (autou);

 

1:18 the (tous) eyes (ophthalmous) of the (tēs) heart (kardias) of you (humōn) having been illuminated (pephōtismenous) into (eis) the (to) [wisdom and revelation], [for] you (humas) to have seen (eidenai) what (tis) is (estin) the (hē) hope (elpis) of the (tēs) calling (klēseōs) of Him (autou), what (tis) [is] the (ho) wealth (ploutos) of the (tēs) glory (doxēs) of the (tēs) inheritance (klēronomias) of Him (autou) in (en) the (tois) holy ones (hagiois),

 

1:19 and (kai) what (ti) [is] the (to) overthrowing (huperballon) greatness (megethos) of the (tēs) work of inherent power (dunamēs) of Him (autou) into (eis) us (hēmas), the ones (tous) believing (pisteuontas), down according to (kata) the (tēn) energy (energeian) of the (tou) power (kratous) of the (tēs) strength (ischous) of Him (autou)

 

1:20 which (hēn) He energized (enērgēsen) in (en) the (tō) Christ (Christō), He having aroused (egeiras) him (auton) out (ek) of dead ones (nekrōn), and (kai) He having sat [him] down (kathisas) in (en) right (dexia) of Him (autou), in (en) the (tois) heavenly places (epouraniois);

 

(For the Spirit of God being in Christ, and the Spirit of Christ being in those who believe upon his name, making them more than conquerors now, see Mat. 10:25; Acts 1:4-8; Rom. 8:9-11, 37; 1 Cor. 12:6; 2 Cor. 2:14, 13:3-5; Gal. 1:16; Eph. 1:19-20, 4:13, 6:13-18; Php. 2:13, 4:13; Col. 1:27-29; 1 Thes. 2:13; 2 Tim. 1:7; 1 John 4:4, 5:4-5)

 

1:21 up over (huperanō) every (pasēs) chief one746 (archēs), and (kai) authority (exousias), and (kai) work of inherent power (dunameōs), and (kai) lordship (kuriotētos), and (kai) every (pantos) name (onomatos) being named (onomazomenou),

 

absolutely not (ou) only (monon) in (en) the (tō) age (aiōni) to this (toutō), BUT (alla), in (en) the (tō) [age] being about (mellonti) [to be] also (kai)!

 

1:22 And (kai) He put in submission5293 (hupetaxen) all things (panta) [to be] under (hupo) the (tous) feet (poda) of him (autous).

 

(For Christ Jesus' footstool, see Psalm 110:1; Mat. 22:44; Mark 12:36; Luke 20:43; Acts 2:35; *Rom. 16:20; 1 Cor. 15:25-28; Eph. 1:22; Heb. 1:13, 2:8, 10:13)

 

And (kai) He (auton) gave (edōken) him (auton) [to be] head (kaphalēn) over (huper) all things (panta) to the (tē) assembly (ekklēsia),

 

1:23 which (hētis) is (estin) the (to) body (sōma) of him (autou), the (to) fullness (plērōma) of the (tou) [God], causing Himself to fill full (plēroumenou) all the things (ta panta) in (en) to all (pasin)!

 

(For what is God’s prophesied true “tent”, His new holy place under His new covenant, the prophesied promise of the Father to place himself into believers to live in them as His new permanent domicile, a true “tent” not built with mortal’s hands but with His own hand, see Ex. 15:17; 2 Sam. 7:5-16; Isa. 8:14; Ezek. 11:16; Joel 2:28-29; Amos 9:11-12; Mat. 3:11, 16:18, 26:61, 27:39-40; Mark 14:58, 15:29; Luke 3:21-22, 24:49; *John 2:19-22, 3:1-, 4:20-24, 7:37-39, 14:2, *23; Acts 1:4-5, 2:16-18, 33, 38-39, *7:44-50, *15:16-18, *17:24, *20:28; *Rom. 8:9-11, 12:4-5; 1 Cor. *3:16-17, *6:19-20, 10:16-17, 12:12-28; *2 Cor. 5:1, *6:16-18; Gal. 3:14, 22; Eph. 1:13-14, 22-23, *2:17-22, 3:6, 4:11-16, 5:30-32; Col. 1:18-27, 2:6-10, 3:15; *1 Thes. 5:9-11; *1 Tim. 3:15; *2 Tim. 1:14; Heb. *3:4-6, 8:2, *9:11-15, *24, 10:21, 36; 1 Pet. 2:4-5; 1 John 4:12-16; Rev. 3:12, 7:15, 11:19, *13:6, *21:3, 22)

 

(For Christ Jesus’ kingdom, see Mat. 13:37-43; 1 Cor. 15:24-28; Eph. 1:19-23; Heb. 2:5-8)