Ephesians 3:1



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles--

King James Version

For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles,

Holman Bible

For this reason, I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles-

International Standard Version

For this reason I, Paul, am the prisoner of the Messiah Jesus for the sake of you gentiles.

A Conservative Version

For this reason I Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles,

American Standard Version

For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus in behalf of you Gentiles,--

Amplified

For this reason [ because I preached that you are thus built up together], I, Paul, [am] the prisoner of Jesus the Christ for the sake and on behalf of you Gentiles -- "

An Understandable Version

This is the reason that I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles, [pray for you. See 3:14-19].

Anderson New Testament

For this reason, I Paul, the prisoner of the Christ Jesus on account of you Gentiles,

Bible in Basic English

For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for you Gentiles,

Common New Testament

For this reason I, Paul, am the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles

Daniel Mace New Testament

This it is that makes me Paul a prisoner for Jesus Christ upon your account, O Gentiles;

Darby Translation

For this reason I Paul, prisoner of the Christ Jesus for you nations,

Goodspeed New Testament

This is why I, Paul, whom Jesus the Christ has made a prisoner for the sake of you heathen??2 if at least you have heard how I dealt with the mercy of God that was given me for you,

John Wesley New Testament

For this cause I Paul, a prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles, (Seeing ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For this cause I, Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles,

Julia Smith Translation

For this, I Paul, the imprisoned of Christ Jesus for you the nations,

King James 2000

For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles,

Lexham Expanded Bible

On account of this I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles

Modern King James verseion

For this cause, I, Paul, am the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you nations,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For this cause, I Paul the servant of Jesus Christ am in bonds for your sakes, which are heathen -

Moffatt New Testament

For this reason I Paul, I whom Jesus has made a prisoner for the sake of you Gentiles ??2 for surely you have heard how the grace of God which was vouchsafed me in your interests has ordered it,

Montgomery New Testament

For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles??2 for surely you have heard of the stewardship of the grace of God entrusted to me for you?

NET Bible

For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles --

New Heart English Bible

For this cause I, Paul, am the prisoner of Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles,

New simplified Bible

For this cause I, Paul, am the prisoner of Christ Jesus on behalf of you people of the nations.

Noyes New Testament

For this cause [I bend my knees], I Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for you gentiles;

Sawyer New Testament

For this cause I Paul, a prisoner of Jesus Christ for you gentiles,

The Emphasized Bible

For this cause, I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus in behalf of you the nations: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

FOR this cause [am] I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles,

Twentieth Century New Testament

For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Jesus, the Christ, for the sake of you Gentiles--

Webster

For this cause, I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles,

Weymouth New Testament

For this reason I Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles--

Williams New Testament

This is why I, Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of the heathen --

World English Bible

For this cause I, Paul, am the prisoner of Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles,

Worrell New Testament

For this cause I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus in behalf of you gentiles,

Worsley New Testament

For this cause I Paul am the prisoner of Jesus Christ for the sake of you Gentiles:

Youngs Literal Translation

For this cause, I Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for you the nations,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
χάριν 
Charin 
Usage: 8

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I , my , me , not tr
Usage: 174

Παῦλος 
Paulos 
Usage: 162

the prisoner
δέσμιος 
Desmios 
prisoner , be in bonds , in bonds
Usage: 16

of Jesus
Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

for
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 138

you
ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your , you , ye , yours , not tr. ,
Usage: 371

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 3:1

Context Readings

The Mystery Of Christ Revealed

1 For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles-- 2 if indeed you have heard of the stewardship of God's grace which was given to me for you;


Cross References

Ephesians 4:1

Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called,

Colossians 1:24

Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I do my share on behalf of His body, which is the church, in filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions.

Acts 23:18

So he took him and led him to the commander and said, "Paul the prisoner called me to him and asked me to lead this young man to you since he has something to tell you."

Ephesians 6:20

for which I am an ambassador in chains; that in proclaiming it I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.

Philippians 1:7

For it is only right for me to feel this way about you all, because I have you in my heart, since both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of grace with me.

2 Timothy 1:8

Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord or of me His prisoner, but join with me in suffering for the gospel according to the power of God,

Luke 21:12

"But before all these things, they will lay their hands on you and will persecute you, delivering you to the synagogues and prisons, bringing you before kings and governors for My name's sake.

Acts 21:33

Then the commander came up and took hold of him, and ordered him to be bound with two chains; and he began asking who he was and what he had done.

Acts 26:29

And Paul said, "I would wish to God, that whether in a short or long time, not only you, but also all who hear me this day, might become such as I am, except for these chains."

Acts 28:17-20

After three days Paul called together those who were the leading men of the Jews, and when they came together, he began saying to them, "Brethren, though I had done nothing against our people or the customs of our fathers, yet I was delivered as a prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans.

2 Corinthians 10:1

Now I, Paul, myself urge you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ--I who am meek when face to face with you, but bold toward you when absent!

2 Corinthians 11:23

Are they servants of Christ?--I speak as if insane--I more so; in far more labors, in far more imprisonments, beaten times without number, often in danger of death.

Galatians 5:2

Behold I, Paul, say to you that if you receive circumcision, Christ will be of no benefit to you.

Galatians 5:11

But I, brethren, if I still preach circumcision, why am I still persecuted? Then the stumbling block of the cross has been abolished.

Ephesians 3:13

Therefore I ask you not to lose heart at my tribulations on your behalf, for they are your glory.

Philippians 1:13-16

so that my imprisonment in the cause of Christ has become well known throughout the whole praetorian guard and to everyone else,

Colossians 4:3

praying at the same time for us as well, that God will open up to us a door for the word, so that we may speak forth the mystery of Christ, for which I have also been imprisoned;

Colossians 4:18

I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand Remember my imprisonment Grace be with you.

1 Thessalonians 2:15-16

who both killed the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove us out. They are not pleasing to God, but hostile to all men,

2 Timothy 1:16

The Lord grant mercy to the house of Onesiphorus, for he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chains;

2 Timothy 2:9-10

for which I suffer hardship even to imprisonment as a criminal; but the word of God is not imprisoned.

Revelation 2:10

'Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to cast some of you into prison, so that you will be tested, and you will have tribulation for ten days Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.

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