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Noted New Testament scholar Frank Thielman offers a substantive yet accessible commentary on Ephesians. With extensive research and thoughtful chapter-by-chapter exegesis, this beautifully written commentary leads readers through all aspects of the book of Ephesians—sociological, historical, and theological—to help them better understand its meaning and relevance.

quotation he wanted to use. Rather, he viewed the phrase as a fitting way of connecting the substance of the quotation with his previous argument. In other words, we should think of ἀντὶ τούτου as having true argumentative force: “on account of” something Paul has just said, “a man will leave his father and his mother.” What part of his previous discourse was he trying to support? Was he supporting the idea that Christ and the church are one body? That husband and wife are one body? Both ideas?
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