Ephesians 1:5
Good News Translation
God had already decided that through Jesus Christ he would make us his children--this was his pleasure and purpose.

Contemporary English Version
God was kind and decided that Christ would choose us to be God's own adopted children.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who hath predestinated us unto the adoption of children through Jesus Christ unto himself: according to the purpose of his will:

New American Bible
he destined us for adoption to himself through Jesus Christ, in accord with the favor of his will,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Who hath predestinated us unto the adoption of children through Jesus Christ unto himself: according to the purpose of his will:

predestinated.

Ephesians 1:11 In whom we also are called by lot, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things according to the counsel of his will.

Romans 8:29,30 For whom he foreknew, he also predestinated to be made conformable to the image of his Son: that he might be the Firstborn amongst many brethren. . . .

unto.

Jeremiah 3:4,19 Therefore at the least from this time call to me: Thou art my father, the guide of my virginity: . . .

Hosea 1:10 And the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, that is without measure, and shall not be numbered. And it shall be in the place where it shall be said to them: You are not my people: it shall be said to them: Ye are the sons of the living God.

John 1:12 But as many as received him, he gave them power to be made the sons of God, to them that believe in his name.

John 11:52 And not only for the nation, but to gather together in one the children of God that were dispersed.

Romans 8:14-17,23 For whosoever are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. . . .

2 Corinthians 6:18 And I will receive you. And will be a Father to you: and you shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.

Galatians 4:5,6 That he might redeem them who were under the law: that we might receive the adoption of sons. . . .

Hebrews 12:5-9 And you have forgotten the consolation which speaketh to you, as unto children, saying: My son, neglect not the discipline of the Lord: neither be thou wearied whilst thou art rebuked by him. . . .

1 John 3:1 Behold what manner of charity the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called and should be the sons of God. Therefore the world knoweth not us, because it knew not him.

Revelation 21:7 He that shall overcome shall possess these things. And I will be his God: and he shall be my son.

by.

John 20:17 Jesus saith to her: Do not touch me: for I am not yet ascended to my Father. But go to my brethren and say to them: I ascend to my Father and to your Father, to my God and to your God.

Galatians 3:26 For you are all the children of God, by faith in Christ Jesus.

Hebrews 2:10-15 For it became him for whom are all things and by whom are all things, who had brought many children into glory, to perfect the author of their salvation, by his passion. . . .

according.

Ephesians 1:9,11 That he might make known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure, which he hath purposed in him, . . .

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Matthew 1:25 And he knew her not, till she brought forth her first born son: and he called his name Jesus.

Matthew 11:26 Yea, Father: for so hath it seemed good in thy sight.

Luke 10:21 In that same hour, he rejoiced in the Holy Ghost and said: I confess to thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hidden these things from the wise and prudent and hast revealed them to little ones. Yea, Father, for so it hath seemed good in thy sight.

Luke 11:32 The men of Ninive shall rise in the judgment with this generation and shall condemn it; Because they did penance at the preaching of Jonas. And behold more than Jonas here.

Romans 9:11-16 For when the children were not yet born, nor had done any good or evil (that the purpose of God according to election might stand): . . .

1 Corinthians 1:1,21 Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Sosthenes a brother, . . .

Philippians 2:13 For it is God who worketh in you, both to will and to accomplish, according to his good will.

2 Thessalonians 1:11 Wherefore also we pray always for you: That our God would make you worthy of his vocation and fulfil all the good pleasure of his goodness and the work of faith in power:

Context
Spiritual Blessings
4As he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and unspotted in his sight in charity. 5Who hath predestinated us unto the adoption of children through Jesus Christ unto himself: according to the purpose of his will: 6Unto the praise of the glory of his grace, in which he hath graced us, in his beloved son.…
Cross References
Luke 12:32
Fear not, little flock, for it hath pleased your Father to give you a kingdom.

Acts 13:48
And the Gentiles hearing it were glad and glorified the word of the Lord: and as many as were ordained to life everlasting believed.

Romans 8:14
For whosoever are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.

Romans 8:29
For whom he foreknew, he also predestinated to be made conformable to the image of his Son: that he might be the Firstborn amongst many brethren.

Romans 8:30
And whom he predestinated, them he also called. And whom he called, them he also justified. And whom he justified, them he also glorified.

Ephesians 1:11
In whom we also are called by lot, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things according to the counsel of his will.

Philippians 2:13
For it is God who worketh in you, both to will and to accomplish, according to his good will.

Colossians 1:19
Because in him, it hath well pleased the Father that all fulness should dwell:

Hebrews 2:4
God also bearing them witness by signs and wonders and divers miracles and distributions of the Holy Ghost, according to his own will.

Additional Translations
He predestined us for adoption as His sons through Jesus Christ, according to the good pleasure of His will,

having predestined us for divine adoption as sons to Himself through Jesus Christ, according to the good pleasure of His will,

Having predestinated us to the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

having foreordained us unto adoption as sons through Jesus Christ unto himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

having marked us out beforehand for adoption through Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

having foreordained us unto adoption as sons through Jesus Christ unto himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Having predestinated us to the adoption of children to himself by Jesus Christ, according to the good pleasure of his will,

For He pre-destined us to be adopted by Himself as sons through Jesus Christ--such being His gracious will and pleasure--

having predestined us for adoption as children through Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his desire,

having foreordained us to the adoption of sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will,
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