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19So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are citizens with the saints and also members of the household of God,

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19. Now, therefore—rather, "So then" [Alford].

foreigners—rather, "sojourners"; opposed to "members of the household," as "strangers" is to "fellow citizens." Php 3:19, 20, "conversation," Greek, "citizenship."

but—The oldest manuscripts add, "are."

with the saints—"the commonwealth of (spiritual) Israel" (Eph 2:12).

of GodTHE Father; as Jesus Christ appears in Eph 2:20, and THE Spirit in Eph 2:22.




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