New International Version
This mystery is that through the gospel the Gentiles are heirs together with Israel, members together of one body, and sharers together in the promise in Christ Jesus.
King James Bible
That the Gentiles should be fellowheirs, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ by the gospel:
Darby Bible Translation
that [they who are of] the nations should be joint heirs, and a joint body, and joint partakers of [his] promise in Christ Jesus by the glad tidings;
World English Bible
that the Gentiles are fellow heirs, and fellow members of the body, and fellow partakers of his promise in Christ Jesus through the Good News,
Young's Literal Translation
that the nations be fellow-heirs, and of the same body, and partakers of His promise in the Christ, through the good news,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
That the Gentiles should be fellow heirs - This is the substance of that mystery which had been hidden from all ages, and which was now made known to the New Testament apostles and prophets, and more particularly to St. Paul.
His promise in Christ - That the promise made to Abraham extended to the Gentiles, the apostle has largely proved in his Epistle to the Romans; and that it was to be fulfilled to them by and through Christ, he proves there also; and particularly in his Epistle to the Galatians, see Galatians 3:14. And that these blessings were to be announced in the preaching of the Gospel, and received on believing it, he every where declares, but more especially in this epistle.
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You are to allot it as an inheritance for yourselves and for the foreigners residing among you and who have children. You are to consider them as native-born Israelites; along with you they are to be allotted an inheritance among the tribes of Israel.
Now if we are children, then we are heirs--heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory.
If you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise.
Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
and in one body to reconcile both of them to God through the cross, by which he put to death their hostility.
that is, the mystery made known to me by revelation, as I have already written briefly.
Therefore do not be partners with them.
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