New American Standard Bible
and raised us up with Him, and seated us with Him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus,
King James Bible
And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus:
Darby Bible Translation
and has raised us up together, and has made us sit down together in the heavenlies in Christ Jesus,
World English Bible
and raised us up with him, and made us to sit with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus,
Young's Literal Translation
and did raise us up together, and did seat us together in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And hath raised us up together - That is, we are raised from the death of sin to the life of religion, in connection with the resurrection of Jesus, and in virtue of that. So close is the connection between him and his people, that his resurrection made theirs certain; compare Colossians 2:12; notes, Romans 6:5.
And made us sit together - Together with him. That is, we share his honors. So close is our connection with him, that we shall partake of his glory, and in some measure do now; compare the Matthew 19:28, note, and Romans 8:17, note.
In heavenly places - see the notes at Ephesians 1:3. The meaning is, that he has gone to the heavenly world as our Head and Representative. His entrance there is a pledge that we shall also enter there. Even here we have the anticipation of glory, and are admitted to exalted honors, as if we sat in heavenly places, in virtue of our connection with him.
In Christ Jesus - It is in connection with him that we are thus exalted, and thus filled with joy and peace. The meaning of the whole is," We are united to Christ. We die with him, and live with him. We share his sufferings, and we share his joys. We become dead to the world in virtue of his death; we become alive unto God in virtue of his resurrection. On earth we are exalted to honor, peace, and hope, in virtue of his resurrection; in heaven we shall share his, glory and partake of his triumphs."
LibraryOctober 1. "That in the Ages to Come He Might Show the Exceeding Riches of his Grace" (Eph. Ii. 7).
"That in the ages to come He might show the exceeding riches of His grace" (Eph. ii. 7). Christ's great purpose for His people is to train them up to know the hope of their calling, and the riches of the glory of their inheritance and what the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe. Let us prove, in all our varied walks of life, and scenes of conflict, the fulness of His power and grace and thus shall we know "In the ages to come the exceeding riches of His grace in His kindness to …
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"There is Therefore Now no Condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus,
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are at Ephesus and who are faithful in Christ Jesus:
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ,
which He brought about in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places,
For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.
But now in Christ Jesus you who formerly were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.
having been buried with Him in baptism, in which you were also raised up with Him through faith in the working of God, who raised Him from the dead.
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