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Ephesians 3:11 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— according to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— According to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— [This was] in accordance with the eternal purpose which He carried out in Christ Jesus our Lord,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— According to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— according to [the] purpose of the ages, which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— According to a plan of the ages which he made in the anointed Jesus our Lord,—
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— according to a purpose of the ages, which He made in Christ Jesus our Lord,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— According to the eternal purpose which he made in Christ Jesus our Lord:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— According to the eternall purpose which he purposed in Christ Iesus our Lord:
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— that which he prepared from of old, and which he hath executed by Jeshu our Lord,
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— which [wisdom] he arranged ages before, and he hath executed it by Jesus the Messiah our Lord;

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
According x2596
(2596) Complement
A primary particle; (preposition) down (in place or time), in varied relations (according to the case [genitive, dative or accusative] with which it is joined).
to y2596
[2596] Standard
A primary particle; (preposition) down (in place or time), in varied relations (according to the case [genitive, dative or accusative] with which it is joined).
the x3588
(3588) Complement

The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
eternal 165
{0165} Prime
From the same as G0104; properly an age; by extension perpetuity (also past); by implication the world; specifically (Jewish) a Messianic period (present or future).
purpose 4286
{4286} Prime
From G4388; a setting forth, that is, (figuratively) proposal (intention); specifically the show bread (in the Temple) as exposed before God.
which 3739
{3739} Prime
Probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article G3588); the relative (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that.
he purposed 4160
{4160} Prime
Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct).
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
in 1722
{1722} Prime
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
Christ 5547
{5547} Prime
From G5548; anointed, that is, the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus.
Jesus 2424
{2424} Prime
Of Hebrew origin [H3091]; Jesus (that is, Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites.
our 2257
{2257} Prime
Genitive plural of G1473; of (or from) us.
Lord: 2962
{2962} Prime
From κῦρος [[kuros]] (supremacy); supreme in authority, that is, (as noun) controller; by implication Mr. (as a respectful title).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Ephesians 3:11

_ _ which he purposedGreek, “made.” Ellicott translates, “wrought.”

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Ephesians 3:1-13.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Ephesians 3:11

According to the (d) eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord:

(d) Which was before all things.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Ephesians 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:
Ephesians 1:9 Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he hath purposed in himself:
Ephesians 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:
Isaiah 14:24-27 The LORD of hosts hath sworn, saying, Surely as I have thought, so shall it come to pass; and as I have purposed, [so] shall it stand: ... For the LORD of hosts hath purposed, and who shall disannul [it]? and his hand [is] stretched out, and who shall turn it back?
Isaiah 46:10-11 Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times [the things] that are not [yet] done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure: ... Calling a ravenous bird from the east, the man that executeth my counsel from a far country: yea, I have spoken [it], I will also bring it to pass; I have purposed [it], I will also do it.
Jeremiah 51:29 And the land shall tremble and sorrow: for every purpose of the LORD shall be performed against Babylon, to make the land of Babylon a desolation without an inhabitant.
Romans 8:28-30 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to [his] purpose. ... Moreover whom he did predestinate, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified, them he also glorified.
Romans 9:11 (For [the children] being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him that calleth;)
2 Timothy 1:9 Who hath saved us, and called [us] with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began,
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