26 Yes, Father, because this was Your good pleasure.[a]

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  1. Matthew 11:26 Lit was well-pleasing in Your sight

26 Yes, Father, for this is what you were pleased to do.

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The Son Reveals the Father

21 In that same hour(A) He[a] rejoiced in the Holy[b] Spirit(B) and said, “I praise[c] You, Father,(C) Lord of heaven and earth,(D) because You have hidden these things from the wise and the learned(E) and have revealed them to infants.(F) Yes, Father, because this was Your good pleasure.[d](G)

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  1. Luke 10:21 Other mss read Jesus
  2. Luke 10:21 Other mss omit Holy
  3. Luke 10:21 Or thank, or confess
  4. Luke 10:21 Lit was well-pleasing in Your sight

21 At that time Jesus, full of joy through the Holy Spirit, said, “I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children.(A) Yes, Father, for this is what you were pleased to do.

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He predestined us to be adopted through Jesus Christ for Himself, according to His favor and will,

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he[a] predestined(A) us for adoption to sonship[b](B) through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure(C) and will—

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  1. Ephesians 1:5 Or sight in love. He
  2. Ephesians 1:5 The Greek word for adoption to sonship is a legal term referring to the full legal standing of an adopted male heir in Roman culture.

He made known to us the mystery of His will,(A) according to His good pleasure that He planned in Him(B)

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he[a] made known to us the mystery(A) of his will according to his good pleasure, which he purposed(B) in Christ,

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  1. Ephesians 1:9 Or us with all wisdom and understanding. And he

13 For it is God who is working in you, enabling you both to desire and to work out His good purpose.

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13 for it is God who works in you(A) to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose.(B)

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