Ephesians 2:4
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English Standard Version
But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us,

King James Bible
But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us,

American Standard Version
but God, being rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us,

Douay-Rheims Bible
But God, (who is rich in mercy,) for his exceeding charity wherewith he loved us,

English Revised Version
but God, being rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us,

Webster's Bible Translation
But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love with which he loved us,

Weymouth New Testament
But God, being rich in mercy, because of the intense love which He bestowed on us,

Ephesians 2:4 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

But God

Resuming Ephesians 2:1.

For His great love (διά)

For the sake of, in order to satisfy His love.

Quickened us together

Spiritually. Compare Colossians 2:13; Romans 6:11-14; Romans 8:10, Romans 8:11 "What God wrought in Christ He wrought, ipso facto, in all who are united with Him" (Ellicott).

Ephesians 2:4 Parallel Commentaries

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who.

Ephesians 2:7 That in the ages to come he might show the exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness toward us through Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 1:7 In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;

Ephesians 3:8 To me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given...

Exodus 33:19 And he said, I will make all my goodness pass before you, and I will proclaim the name of the LORD before you...

Exodus 34:6,7 And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, long-suffering...

Nehemiah 9:17 And refused to obey, neither were mindful of your wonders that you did among them; but hardened their necks...

Psalm 51:1 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your loving kindness...

Psalm 86:5,15 For you, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy to all them that call on you...

Psalm 103:8-11 The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy...

Psalm 145:8 The LORD is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy.

Isaiah 55:6-8 Seek you the LORD while he may be found, call you on him while he is near...

Daniel 9:9 To the Lord our God belong mercies and forgivenesses, though we have rebelled against him;

Jonah 4:2 And he prayed to the LORD, and said, I pray you, O LORD, was not this my saying, when I was yet in my country?...

Micah 7:18-20 Who is a God like to you, that pardons iniquity, and passes by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage...

Luke 1:78 Through the tender mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high has visited us,

Romans 2:4 Or despise you the riches of his goodness and forbearance and long-suffering...

Romans 5:20,21 Moreover the law entered, that the offense might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound...

Romans 9:23 And that he might make known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy, which he had before prepared to glory,

Romans 10:12 For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich to all that call on him.

1 Timothy 1:14 And the grace of our Lord was exceeding abundant with faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.

1 Peter 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ...

his.

Deuteronomy 7:7,8 The LORD did not set his love on you, nor choose you, because you were more in number than any people...

Deuteronomy 9:5,6 Not for your righteousness, or for the uprightness of your heart, do you go to possess their land...

Jeremiah 31:3 The LORD has appeared of old to me, saying, Yes, I have loved you with an everlasting love...

Ezekiel 16:6-8 And when I passed by you, and saw you polluted in your own blood, I said to you when you were in your blood, Live; yes...

John 3:14-17 And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up...

Romans 5:8 But God commends his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.

Romans 9:15,16 For he said to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion...

2 Thessalonians 2:13 But we are bound to give thanks always to God for you, brothers beloved of the Lord...

2 Timothy 1:9 Who has saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace...

Titus 3:4-7 But after that the kindness and love of God our Savior toward man appeared...

1 John 4:10-19 Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins...

Cross References
Isaiah 63:7
I will recount the steadfast love of the LORD, the praises of the LORD, according to all that the LORD has granted us, and the great goodness to the house of Israel that he has granted them according to his compassion, according to the abundance of his steadfast love.

John 3:16
"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Ephesians 1:7
In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace,

Titus 3:5
he saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit,

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