And did he not make one, although he had the residue of the Spirit? And wherefore one? He sought a godly seed. Therefore take heed to your spirit, and let none deal treacherously against the wife of his youth.
And if the firstfruit is holy, so is the lump: and if the root is holy, so are the branches.
even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blemish before him in love: