What does the Great Commission have to do with mobile devices? More than you might think.
15 Because of this I also, hearing of ⌊your faith⌋d in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints, 16 do not cease giving thanks for you, making mention in my prayers, 17 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, ⌊the glorious Father⌋e,* may give you a spirit of wisdom* and revelation in the knowledge of him 18 (the eyes of your hearts having been enlightened), so that you may know what is the hope of his calling, what are the riches of the glory of his inheritance among the saints, 19 and what is the surpassing greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his mighty strength 20 which he has workedf in Christ, raising* him from the dead and seating him* at his right hand in the heavenly places, 21 above all rule and authority and power and lordship and every name named, not only in this age but also in the coming one, 22 and he subjected all things under his feetg and gave him as head over all things to the church, 23 which is his body, the fullness of the one who fills all things in every way.
Literally “the according to you faith”
Literally “the Father of glory”
Here “glorious” is an attributive genitive
Or “spiritual wisdom” (with “wisdom” is an attributive genitive)
Some manuscripts have “he worked”
These participles are either means (“by raising … and seating”) or temporal (“when he raised … and seated”)
Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
An allusion to Ps 8:6
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