He is the reason you have a relationship with Christ Jesus, 1 who became for us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification and redemption,
It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God—that is, our righteousness, holiness and redemption.
But by His doing you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification, and redemption,
God alone made it possible for you to be in Christ Jesus. For our benefit God made Christ to be wisdom itself. He is the one who made us acceptable to God. He made us pure and holy, and he gave himself to purchase our freedom.
Everything that we have--right thinking and right living, a clean slate and a fresh start--comes from God by way of Jesus Christ.
But God has given you a place in Christ Jesus, through whom God has given us wisdom and righteousness and salvation, and made us holy:
He is the source of your life in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification and redemption,
But of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God––and righteousness and sanctification and redemption––
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1 tn Grk “of him you are in Christ Jesus.”