Ephesians 1:20

“Which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Which he wrought in Christ when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his owne right hand in the heauenly places,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

which He brought about in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly {places,}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and made him to sit at his right hand in the heavenly `places',
- American Standard Version (1901)

By which he made Christ come back from the dead, and gave him a place at his right hand in heaven,
- Basic English Bible

[in] which he wrought in the Christ [in] raising him from among [the] dead, and he set him down at his right hand in the heavenlies,
- Darby Bible

Which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places,
- Webster's Bible

when He displayed it in Christ by raising Him from the dead and seating Him at His own right hand in the heavenly realms,
- Weymouth Bible

which he worked in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and made him to sit at his right hand in the heavenly places,
- World English Bible

which he wrouyte in Crist, reisynge hym fro deth, and settynge him on his riyt half in heuenli thingis,
- Wycliffe Bible

which He wrought in the Christ, having raised him out of the dead, and did set [him] at His right hand in the heavenly [places],
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 1:20


1:20 And he hath seated him at his own right hand - That is, he hath exalted him in his human nature, as a recompence for his sufferings, to a quiet, everlasting possession of all possible blessedness, majesty, and glory.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 1:20


Eph 1:20 Which he wrought in Christ. God's power wrought in Christ in the tomb so that he came forth living. At his own right hand. The Scriptures represent Christ at God's right hand. See Mr 16:19 Heb 8:1 10:12 12:2 Col 3:1. His seat there indicates his glory, and also that the work of redemption.

Discussion for Ephesians 1

  • Irene123
    I've seen several comments on here about Ephesians being people's favorite book. By the way they are worded I can see they're not sure why they love it so. Maybe this will help: "The Song of Solomon of the New Testament" - "This love God had for Israel, as shown in the Song of Solomon, is wonderfully typical of the love that Jesus Christ has for His church. - cont.
  • Irene123
    Eph. 1:13 - the word of 'truth' is Acts 2:38 (Matt.28:19); the gospel of your salvation, Acts 2:37 - "men and brethren, what must we do"? ye were sealed with that holy spirit of promise, Acts 10:45-46.
  • Andrew Azariah
    A key verse in this chapter is v13 " In him you also, when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and believed in him, were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit,"
    The believer is sealed with the promised Holy Spirit when he/she believed in Christ Jesus. This is the heritage of every Christian believer. No Christian believer needs to doubt if he/she has the Holy Spirit. Glory
  • Irene123
    To Joyce Cardoza - Since you must know which scriptures aren't for all of us - I wish you had listed 3-4 on here so I could look them up ............
  • Joyce Cardoza
    God said you must rightly devide the word, and we are also in the dispensation of Grace, the entire Bible is written for us, but not every verse is addressed to us, or written about us, if you read the red letters of Jesus Christ, then read what He taught after he paid our sin debt, and you really knew how to read and teach the truth, you would not teach the way you do, Ephesians 2:8 it was hidden
  • Michael c theriault
    thank you lord for saving me lord and washing my sins away

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