Ephesians

1611 King James Version (KJV)

Ephesians 1:18

“The eyes of your vnderstanding being inlightned: that yee may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glorie of his inheritance in the Saints:”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,
- King James Version

{I pray that} the eyes of your heart may be enlightened, so that you will know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

having the eyes of your heart enlightened, that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And that having the eyes of your heart full of light, you may have knowledge of what is the hope of his purpose, what is the wealth of the glory of his heritage in the saints,
- Basic English Bible

being enlightened in the eyes of your heart, so that ye should know what is the hope of his calling, [and] what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,
- Darby Bible

The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,
- Webster's Bible

the eyes of your understanding being enlightened so that you may know what is the hope which His call to you inspires, what the wealth of the glory of His inheritance in God's people,
- Weymouth Bible

having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know what is the hope of his calling, and what are the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,
- World English Bible

and the iyen of youre herte liytned, that ye wite, which is the hope of his clepyng, and whiche ben the richessis of the glorie of his eritage in seyntis;
- Wycliffe Bible

the eyes of your understanding being enlightened, for your knowing what is the hope of His calling, and what the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 1:18


1:18 The eyes of your understanding - It is with these alone that we discern the things of God. Being first opened, and then enlightened - - By his Spirit. That ye may know what is the hope of his calling - That ye may experimentally and delightfully know what are the blessings which God has called you to hope for by his word and his Spirit. And what is the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints - What an immense treasure of blessedness he hath provided as an inheritance for holy souls.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 1:18


Eph 1:18 The eyes of your understanding being enlightened. "Heart", in the Revised Version. The moving of the Spirit gives light. See Ge 1:2. This would follow if they were given "the Spirit of wisdom", etc. That ye may know. Have a fuller comprehension. The hope of his calling. The hope of eternal life to which God had called them. The riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints. See Col 1:27. The heavenly inheritance given in the saints, rich beyond our conception. See Ac 20:32 26:18.

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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