Ephesians

1611 King James Version (KJV)

Ephesians 1:12

“That we should be to the praise of his glorie, who first trusted in Christ.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ.
- King James Version

to the end that we who were the first to hope in Christ would be to the praise of His glory.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

to the end that we should be unto the praise of his glory, we who had before hoped in Christ:
- American Standard Version (1901)

So that his glory might have praise through us who first had hope in Christ:
- Basic English Bible

that we should be to [the] praise of his glory who have pre-trusted in the Christ:
- Darby Bible

That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ.
- Webster's Bible

so that we should be devoted to the extolling of His glorious attributes--we who were the first to fix our hopes on Christ.
- Weymouth Bible

to the end that we should be to the praise of his glory, we who had before hoped in Christ:
- World English Bible

that we be in to the heriyng of his glorie, we that han hopid bifor in Crist.
- Wycliffe Bible

for our being to the praise of His glory, [even] those who did first hope in the Christ,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 1:12


1:12 That we - Jews. Who first believed - Before the gentiles. So did some of them in every place. Here is another branch of the true gospel predestination: he that believes is not only elected to salvation, (if he endures to the end,) but is fore - appointed of God to walk in holiness, to the praise of his glory.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 1:12


Eph 1:12 We should be to the praise of his glory. This is the final result of our predestination and adoption. Who first trusted in Christ. "We who had before hoped in Christ" (Revised Version). Jewish believers like Paul who had the Christian hope before the Gentiles.

Discussion for Ephesians 1

  • Shanna
    Ephesians gives us our identity who we are in Christ all that he has given to us through the Father his love his spirit blessing us with all his Father has given to him, healing powers power to defeat any situation to walk in his righteousness and holiness this is amazing so is our God!
  • Cecthious Gant
    Spirit blessings in all heavenly
  • Vmessa
    when they asked what we should pray, he taught them the Lords pray Matthew 6:9-13, we prayer this daily, it teaches us how to worship our Holy Father, how to seek for daily bread, wisdom, how to forgive us our sins daily how to forgive ours who sin against you turn the other cheek, deliver us from the evil one for he is the power that we seek from him, and he is the glory let his kingdom come Amen
  • Ann
    Scripture says God is male, "Father Son Holy Spirit. The 3 are one. When God revealed himself to me I saw the face of Jesus every time I closed my eyes for 2 years. I can assure you God is male. Jesus said, "If you have seen me, you have seen the Father also." Jesus also referred to the Holy Spirit as 'He'. God has created female beings so he understand both male and female, but he is not a woman.
  • Blanche Cherry
    A friend recommended that I read this chapter 1- through 23 to empower me with the Shield of protection!
  • Gwendolyn Kelley
    What a Blessing to have

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