Ephesians 1:5

having predestined us for adoption as children through Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his desire,

Alternate Versions of Ephesians 1-5

A Conservative Version: Ephesians 1:5
Who predestined us for sonship through Jesus Christ for himself, according to the desire of his will,

American Standard Version: Ephesians 1:5
having foreordained us unto adoption as sons through Jesus Christ unto himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Bible in Basic English: Ephesians 1:5
As we were designed before by him for the position of sons to himself, through Jesus Christ, in the good pleasure of his purpose,

Darby English Bible: Ephesians 1:5
having marked us out beforehand for adoption through Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

King James Version: Ephesians 1:5
Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

King James Version (UK): Ephesians 1:5
Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Youngs Literal Translation: Ephesians 1:5
having foreordained us to the adoption of sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will,

Verses Related to Ephesians 1-5

Jeremiah 3:4
Will you not from this time cry to me, My Father, you are the guide of my youth?

Jeremiah 3:19
But I said, How I will put you among the children, and give you a pleasant land, a goodly heritage of the hosts of the nations! and I said, You shall call me My Father, and shall not turn away from following me.

Daniel 4:35
All the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing; and he does according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth; and none can stay his hand, or tell him, What do you?

Hosea 1:10
Yet the number of the children of Israel will be as the sand of the sea, which can't be measured nor numbered; and it will come to pass that, in the place where it was said to them, 'You are not my people,' they will be called 'sons of the living God.'

Matthew 1:25
and didn't know her sexually until she had brought forth her firstborn son. He named him Jesus.

Matthew 11:26
Yes, Father, for so it was well-pleasing in your sight.

Luke 10:21
In that same hour Jesus rejoiced in the Holy Spirit, and said, "I thank you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding, and revealed them to little children. Yes, Father, for so it was well-pleasing in your sight."

Luke 11:32
The men of Nineveh will stand up in the judgment with this generation, and will condemn it: for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and behold, one greater than Jonah is here.

John 1:12
But as many as received him, to them he gave the right to become God's children, to those who believe in his name:

John 11:52
and not for the nation only, but that he might also gather together into one the children of God who are scattered abroad.