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ery tongue shall swear. Surely shall say, In Jehovah have I righteousness and strength ; tol him shall come : and all that are incensed a. gainst him, shall be ashamed. a .
Jesus Christ, he is Lord of all. b Who, being in the form of God, thought it no robbery to be equal with (or as.) God. But made him. self of no reputation, and took upan, him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men : And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.
Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name, which is above every name ; That at (or in) the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth : And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. c
I give you to understand, that no man, speak. ing by the spirit of God, calleth Jesus, accursed ; and that no man can say that Jesus is the Lord, but by the Holy Ghost. d
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ. e Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he hath purposed in himself : That in the dış. pensation of the fulness of times, he might gath. er together in one (or rehead) all things in . a Isai. xlv. 23, 24. 6 Acts, x. 36, é Phil. ii. 6-_11. d 1 Cor, xü. 3. e Ephes. 1. 3.
Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth, even in him : In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the council of his own will : That we should be to the praise of his glory who first trusted in Christ. f Who is the image of the invisible God, the first-born of every creature : For by him were all things created that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible ; whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities or powers ; all things were created by him and for him ; and he is before all things, and by him all things consist. And he is the head of the body, the church ; who is the beginning, the first-born from the dead ; that in all things he might have the pre-eminence. For it pleased the Father, that in him should all fulness dwell: And having made peace through the blood of his cross, by him to reconcile all things unto himself ; by him, whether they be things in earth, or things in heaven. And you who were sometime alienated, and enemies in your mind, by wicked works; yet now hath he reconciled, in the body of his flesh, through death, to present you holy, and unblameable, and unreproveable, in his sight; if ye continue grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard, and which was preached (or is preaching) to every creature who is under heaven. Even the mystery which hath been hid from ages,and
from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints : To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you the hope of glory : whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man, in all wis. dom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus. h For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us : (Jews and Gentiles) For to make in himself of twain one new man,so making peace ; & that he might reconcile both unto God in one body by the cross, having slain the enmity thereby : and came and preached peace to you who were afar off, and to them that were nigh. i For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily : And ye are complete in him, who is the head of all principality and power. ; Him hath God exalted with his own right-hand, k far above all principality and power, and might and domin.: ion, and every name that is named, not only in this age, but also in that which is to come: And hath put all things under his feet; and gave him to be head over all things to the Church ; which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all. I
Cbrist will not lose his labor,nor hath he shed his
blood in vain ; for be will actually, in his ow11 time, save or restore all men.
HE shall see of the travail of his soul, and shall be satisfied. By his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many (or the many ;) for he shall bear their iniquities : a And the glory of Jehovah shall be revealed, & all flesh shall see it together; for the mouth of Jehovah hath spoken it. b And he said, It is a light thing that thou shouldest be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to restore the preserved of Israel. I will also give thee for a light to the Gentiles, that thou mayest be my salvation unto the ends of the earth. c I am Jehovah ; that is my name ; and my glory will I not give to another, neither my praise to graven images. d All the ends of the world shall remember and turn unto Jehovah : and all the kindreds of the nations shall worship before thee. For the kingdom is Jehovah's, and he is the governor a. mong the nations. e
And the Scripture,foreseeing that God would justify the Heathen through faith, preached before the gospel unto Abraham, saying, In thee shall all nations be blessed. f. Now to Abra. ham and his seed were the promises made--he saith not, And to seeds (as of many ;) but as of one and to thy seed, which is Christ. g Be. hold the Lamb of God, who taketh away the sin of the world! h And ve know that he was manifested to take away our sins ; and in him is no sin. i And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given unto us the ministry of reconciliation to wit, That God was in Christ re. conciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them ; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation. Now, then, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us—we pray you in Christ's stead, Be ye reconciled to God. For he hath macle him to be sin for us, who knew no sin, that we might be made the righteousness of God in him. j Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him. For if when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son-much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life : And not only so, but we joy in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom we have now received the atonement (or reconciliation.) Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin ; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned. For until the law, sin was in the world; but sin is not imputed when there is no law : Nevertheless, death reigned from Adai to Moses, even over them who had not sinned after the similitude of Adam's transgres
a Isai. liü. 11. 6 Isai xl. 5. c Isai. xlix. 6. d Isai. xli, 8, o Psalm, xxii 27, 28. f Gal. iii. 8.