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And He raised us up together with Him and made us sit down together [giving us [a]joint seating with Him] in the heavenly sphere [by virtue of our being] in Christ Jesus (the Messiah, the Anointed One).

He did this that He might clearly demonstrate through the ages to come the immeasurable (limitless, surpassing) riches of His free grace (His unmerited favor) in [His] kindness and goodness of heart toward us in Christ Jesus.

For it is by free grace (God’s unmerited favor) that you are saved ([b]delivered from judgment and made partakers of Christ’s salvation) through [your] faith. And this [salvation] is not of yourselves [of your own doing, it came not through your own striving], but it is the gift of God;

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Footnotes

  1. Ephesians 2:6 H.A.W. Meyer, Commentary on the New Testament.
  2. Ephesians 2:8 Joseph Thayer, A Greek-English Lexicon.

And God raised us up with Christ(A) and seated us with him(B) in the heavenly realms(C) in Christ Jesus, in order that in the coming ages he might show the incomparable riches of his grace,(D) expressed in his kindness(E) to us in Christ Jesus. For it is by grace(F) you have been saved,(G) through faith(H)—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—

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