1:1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints which are at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus:
1:1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and faithful in Christ Jesus:

1:2 Grace [be] to you, and peace, from God our Father, and [from] the Lord Jesus Christ.
1:2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

1:3 Blessed [be] the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly [places] in Christ:
1:3 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,

1:4 According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:
1:4 just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love,

1:5 Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,
1:5 having predestined us to adoption as sons by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will,

1:6 To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved.
1:6 to the praise of the glory of His grace, by which He has made us accepted in the Beloved.

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

1:8 Wherein he hath abounded toward us in all wisdom and prudence;
1:8 which He made to abound toward us in all wisdom and prudence,

1:9 Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he hath purposed in himself:
1:9 having made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure which He purposed in Himself,

1:10 That in the dispensation of the fulness of times he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; [even] in him:
1:10 that in the dispensation of the fullness of the times He might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven and which are on earth--in Him.

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:
1:11 In Him also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestined according to the purpose of Him who works all things according to the counsel of His will,

1:12 That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ.
1:12 that we who first trusted in Christ should be to the praise of His glory.

1:13 In whom ye also [trusted], after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise,
1:13 In Him you also trusted, after you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation; in whom also, having believed, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise,

1:14 Which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, unto the praise of his glory.
1:14 who is the guarantee of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, to the praise of His glory.

1:15 Wherefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and love unto all the saints,
1:15 Therefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints,

1:16 Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers;
1:16 do not cease to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers:

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:
1:17 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him,

1:18 The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,
1:18 the eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints,

1:19 And what [is] the exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of his mighty power,
1:19 and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His mighty power

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],
1:20 which He worked in Christ when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places,

1:21 Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come:
1:21 far above all principality and power and might and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age but also in that which is to come.

1:22 And hath put all [things] under his feet, and gave him [to be] the head over all [things] to the church,
1:22 And He put all things under His feet, and gave Him to be head over all things to the church,

1:23 Which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all.
1:23 which is His body, the fullness of Him who fills all in all.