Ephesians 1:13
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English Standard Version
In him you also, when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and believed in him, were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit,

King James Bible
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,

American Standard Version
in whom ye also, having heard the word of the truth, the gospel of your salvation,-- in whom, having also believed, ye were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise,

Douay-Rheims Bible
In whom you also, after you had heard the word of truth, (the gospel of your salvation;) in whom also believing, you were signed with the holy Spirit of promise,

English Revised Version
in whom ye also, having heard the word of the truth, the gospel of your salvation,--in whom, having also believed, ye were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise,

Webster's Bible Translation
In whom ye also trusted, after ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise,

Weymouth New Testament
And in Him you Gentiles also, after listening to the Message of the truth, the Good News of your salvation--having believed in Him--were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit;

Ephesians 1:13 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Ye also trusted

Gentile Christians. Trusted, which is not in the Greek, is unnecessary. The pronoun ye is nominative to were sealed.

In whom

Resuming the in whom at the beginning of the verse, and repeated on account of the length of the clause.

Ye were sealed (ἐσφραγίσθητε)

See on John 3:33; see on Revelation 22:10. Sealed with the assurance of the Holy Spirit. Romans 8:16; 2 Corinthians 1:22; 2 Timothy 2:19.

Spirit of promise

Strictly, the promise. Denoting the promise as characteristic of the Holy Spirit: the Spirit which was announced by promise. See Acts 2:16 sqq.; Joel 2:28; Zechariah 12:10; Isaiah 32:15; Isaiah 44:3; John 7:39; Acts 1:4-8; Galatians 3:14.

Ephesians 1:13 Parallel Commentaries

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ye also.

Ephesians 2:11,12 Why remember, that you being in time past Gentiles in the flesh...

Colossians 1:21-23 And you, that were sometime alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now has he reconciled...

1 Peter 2:10 Which in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God: which had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.

after that ye heard.

Ephesians 4:21 If so be that you have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus:

John 1:17 For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

Romans 6:17 But God be thanked, that you were the servants of sin...

Romans 10:14-17 How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard...

Colossians 1:4-6,23 Since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the love which you have to all the saints...

1 Thessalonians 2:13 For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when you received the word of God which you heard of us...

the word.

Psalm 119:43 And take not the word of truth utterly out of my mouth; for I have hoped in your judgments.

2 Corinthians 6:7 By the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armor of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,

2 Timothy 2:15 Study to show yourself approved to God, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

James 1:18 Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of first fruits of his creatures.

the gospel.

Mark 16:15,16 And he said to them, Go you into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature...

Acts 13:26 Men and brothers, children of the stock of Abraham, and whoever among you fears God, to you is the word of this salvation sent.

Romans 1:16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God to salvation to every one that believes; to the Jew first...

2 Timothy 3:15 And that from a child you have known the holy scriptures...

Titus 2:11 For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men,

Hebrews 2:3 How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord...

ye were.

Ephesians 4:30 And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby you are sealed to the day of redemption.

John 6:27 Labor not for the meat which perishes, but for that meat which endures to everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give to you...

Romans 4:11 And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised...

2 Corinthians 1:22 Who has also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.

2 Timothy 2:19 Nevertheless the foundation of God stands sure, having this seal, The Lord knows them that are his. And...

Revelation 7:2 And I saw another angel ascending from the east, having the seal of the living God: and he cried with a loud voice to the four angels...

holy.

Joel 2:28 And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit on all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy...

Luke 11:13 If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children...

Luke 24:49 And, behold, I send the promise of my Father on you: but tarry you in the city of Jerusalem...

John 14:16,17,26 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever...

John 15:26 But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send to you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceeds from the Father...

John 16:7-15 Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come to you...

Acts 1:4 And, being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem...

Acts 2:16-22,33 But this is that which was spoken by the prophet Joel...

Galatians 3:14 That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ...

Cross References
John 3:33
Whoever receives his testimony sets his seal to this, that God is true.

Acts 2:33
Being therefore exalted at the right hand of God, and having received from the Father the promise of the Holy Spirit, he has poured out this that you yourselves are seeing and hearing.

Galatians 3:14
so that in Christ Jesus the blessing of Abraham might come to the Gentiles, so that we might receive the promised Spirit through faith.

Ephesians 4:21
assuming that you have heard about him and were taught in him, as the truth is in Jesus,

Ephesians 4:30
And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.

Colossians 1:5
because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Of this you have heard before in the word of the truth, the gospel,

2 Timothy 2:15
Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.

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