Ephesians 1:11

“In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

In whom also we haue obteined an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsell of his owne will:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

also we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to His purpose who works all things after the counsel of His will,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

in whom also we were made a heritage, having been foreordained according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his will;
- American Standard Version (1901)

In whom we have a heritage, being marked out from the first in his purpose who does all things in agreement with his designs;
- Basic English Bible

in whom we have also obtained an inheritance, being marked out beforehand according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his own will,
- Darby Bible

In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will:
- Webster's Bible

In Him we Jews have been made heirs, having been chosen beforehand in accordance with the intention of Him whose might carries out in everything the design of His own will,
- Weymouth Bible

in whom also we were assigned an inheritance, having been foreordained according to the purpose of him who works all things after the counsel of his will;
- World English Bible

In whom we ben clepid bi sort, bifor ordeyned bi the purpos of hym that worchith alle thingis bi the counsel of his wille;
- Wycliffe Bible

in whom also we did obtain an inheritance, being foreordained according to the purpose of Him who the all things is working according to the counsel of His will,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 1:11


1:11 Through whom we - Jews. Also have obtained an inheritance - The glorious inheritance of the heavenly Canaan, to which, when believers, we were predestinated according to the purpose of him that worketh all things after the counsel of his own will - The unalterable decree, He that believeth shall be delivered; which will is not an arbitrary will, but flowing from the rectitude of his nature, else, what security would there be that it would be his will to keep his word even with the elect?


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 1:11


Eph 1:11 In whom also we have obtained an inheritance. "In whom also we were a heritage" (Revised Version). We are in Christ made the heritage of God, or God's part. Being predestinated. According to his will he predestinated us, the church, to the adoption of sons, and to be his heritage.

Discussion for Ephesians 1

  • Steve morrow
    EPHESIANS 1:17 THAT THE GOD OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST THE FATHER OF GLORY MAY GIVE UNTO YOU THE --- SPIRIT OF WISDOM --- AND REVELATION IN THE KNOWLEDGE OF HIM 1 CORINTHIANS 2:4 AND MY SPEECH AND MY PREACHING WAS NOT WITH ENTICING WORDS OF MANS WISDOM BUT IN DEMONSTRATION OF THE SPIRIT AND OF POWER
  • Steve morrow
    EPHESIANS 1:13 ON WHO ALSO YOU BELIEVED AFTER THAT YOU HEARD THE WORD OF TRUTH NAMELY THE GOSPEL OF YOUR SALVATION WHEREIN WHEN YOU BELIEVED YOU WERE SEALED WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT OF PROMISE*****JOHN 6:27 LABOR NOT FOR THE MEAT WHICH PERISHETH BUT FOR THAT MEAT WHICH ENDURETH UNTO EVERLASTING LIFE WHICH THE SON OF MAN SHALL GIVE UNTO YOU FOR HIM HATH GOD THE FATHER SEALED
  • Ray321
    Wherefore remember, that ye beingin time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands,
    That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world. Ephesians 2:11-12 two types, Jews and Gentiles. Yep
  • Ray321
    My friends, Salvation is simple, yes you have to believe your a sinner and need of a Saviour. Our Salvation is only going to be in the writings of Paul, because Jesus Christ chosen him for our time. Paul said " in the day when God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ according to my gospel. Romans 2:16. If we refuse to believe his gospel, we are going to be judged by Jesus Christ.
  • Bruce
    Ray: Salvation today hasn't changed. We still look to The Cross,His Blood is the cleansing agent,then The Spirit moves in,We have a New Heart, New Mind, Changed. That happens when We feel a tug in Our Heart,ask forgiveness.(John 6:44, 1John 1:9, 2Corinthians 5:17)Baptized and Sealed with The Holy Ghost:Matthew3:11 / Ephesians 1:13 / you only need to know that Your a Sinner. Not a Bible Scholar
  • Ray321
    Stephen, praise the Lord for that message you gave to Lynette. Paul speak of his good news in 1 Corinthians 15:1-4. Most peaple don't read there Bibles. Peaple, we must keep reading our Bibles. Yes, man can teach, but we have to trust that we can find our the truth for ourselves. For Salvation of today, read Romans through Philemon . God bless you. ...

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