Father of glory

Father of glory is a New Testament name of God given by Paul. The name seems to point to God as the source of glory. That is true because everything about Him is glorious.

God is called the Father of glory. This name of God pictured in the Greek text of Ephesians 1:17.

God is called the Father of glory in Eph. 1:17.

Father of glory in Greek:

Ho patēr tēs doxēs

Strong’s Concordance numbers: 3962, 1391

Bible reference: Eph. 1:17

Paul began his prayer for believers in Ephesus: “that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him.” (Ephesians 1:17 KJV)

Alternative translations of this name of God are: Glorious Father (NIV) and God of glory (Msg).

Similar names of God that include the word glory are: God of glory, Lord of glory, and King of glory.

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