Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

[He did this] to fulfill His plan at the proper time, by bringing together everything [in the universe] under Christ's headship --- things both in heaven and on earth.

New American Standard Bible

with a view to an administration suitable to the fullness of the times, that is, the summing up of all things in Christ, things in the heavens and things on the earth. In Him

King James Version

That in the dispensation of the fulness of times he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; even in him:

Holman Bible

for the administration of the days of fulfillment—to bring everything together in the Messiah, both things in heaven and things on earth in Him.

International Standard Version

to usher in the fullness of the times and to bring together in the Messiah all things in heaven and on earth.

A Conservative Version

for an administration of the fullness of the times. To gather together all things in the Christ, things in the heavens and things upon the earth,

American Standard Version

unto a dispensation of the fulness of the times, to sum up all things in Christ, the things in the heavens, and the things upon the earth; in him, I say,

Amplified

with regard to the fulfillment of the times [that is, the end of history, the climax of the ages]—to bring all things together in Christ, [both] things in the heavens and things on the earth.

Anderson New Testament

for a dispensation at the fullness of the times, in order that he might bring together for himself all things in the Christ, both those which are in the heavens, and those which are on earth;

Bible in Basic English

The ordering of the times when they are complete, so that all things might come to a head in Christ, the things in heaven and the things on the earth; in him, I say,

Common New Testament

as a plan for the fullness of the times, to unite all things in Christ, things in heaven and things on earth. In him

Daniel Mace New Testament

when the full time of the dispensation was come, to reduce all things both in heaven and on earth, under one head in Christ.

Darby Translation

for the administration of the fulness of times; to head up all things in the Christ, the things in the heavens and the things upon the earth; in him,

Godbey New Testament

in the economy of the fulness of the times, to rehead all things in Christ, those in the heavens, and those upon the earth; in him,

Goodspeed New Testament

and in arranging, when the time should have fully come, that everything in heaven and on earth should be unified in Christ??11 the Christ through whom it is our lot to have been predestined by the design of him who in everything carries out the purpose of his will,

John Wesley New Testament

That in the dispensation of the fulness of the times, he might gather together into one in Christ all things which are in heaven, and which are in earth,

Julia Smith Translation

For the arrangement of the completion of the times, to unite in a whole all things in Christ, both the things in the heavens, and the things upon earth; in him:

King James 2000

That in the dispensation of the fullness of times he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; even in him:

Lexham Expanded Bible

for the administration of the fullness of times, to bring together all things in Christ, the things in the heavens and the things on the earth, in him

Modern King James verseion

for an administration of the fullness of times, to head up all things in Christ, both the things in Heaven, and the things on earth, even in Him,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

the same in himself to have it declared when the time were full come: that all things, both the things which are in heaven, and also the things which are in earth, should be gathered together, even in Christ. That is to say, in him

Moffatt New Testament

so to order it in the fulness of the ages that all things in heaven and earth alike should be gathered up in Christ ??11 in the Christ in whom we have had our heritage allotted us (as was decreed in the design of him who carries out everything according to the counsel of his will),

Montgomery New Testament

for the government of the fulness of the ages, that all things in heaven and earth are alike should be gathered up in Christ, as Head.

NET Bible

toward the administration of the fullness of the times, to head up all things in Christ -- the things in heaven and the things on earth.

New Heart English Bible

to an administration of the fullness of the times, to sum up all things in Christ, the things in the heavens, and the things on the earth, in him;

Noyes New Testament

in reference to the dispensation of the fullness of the times, to gather for himself into one all things in Christ, the things which are in the heavens, and the things on the earth; even in him,

Sawyer New Testament

in respect to the dispensation of the fullness of times, to bring all things into one in Christ, the things which are in heaven and the things which are on earth, in him

The Emphasized Bible

For an administration of the fulness of the seasons, to reunite for himself (under one head) the all things in the Christ, the things upon the heavens, and the things upon the earth, in him:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

at the dispensation of the fulness of the appointed times to gather together under one head all things in Christ, whether they be things in heaven or things in earth, in him:

Twentieth Century New Testament

In view of that Divine Order which was to mark the completion of the ages, when he should make everything, both in Heaven and on earth, center in him.

Webster

That in the dispensation of the fullness of times he might collect in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; even in him:

Weymouth New Testament

for the government of the world when the times are ripe for it--the purpose which He has cherished in His own mind of restoring the whole creation to find its one Head in Christ; yes, things in Heaven and things on earth, to find their one Head in Him.

Williams New Testament

so that, at the coming of the climax of the ages, everything in heaven and on earth should be unified through Christ,

World English Bible

to an administration of the fullness of the times, to sum up all things in Christ, the things in the heavens, and the things on the earth, in him;

Worrell New Testament

for a dispensation of the fulness of the seasons, to sum up all things in Christ, the things in the heavens and the things on the earth; in Him,

Worsley New Testament

that in the dispensation of the fulness of times, He might reduce all things, both in heaven and on earth, under one head in Christ:

Youngs Literal Translation

in regard to the dispensation of the fulness of the times, to bring into one the whole in the Christ, both the things in the heavens, and the things upon the earth -- in him;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
That in
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

οἰκονομία 
Oikonomia 
Usage: 5

of the fulness
πλήρωμα 
Pleroma 
Usage: 14

of times
καιρός 
Kairos 
Usage: 63

ἀνακεφαλαίομαι 
Anakephalaiomai 
Usage: 2

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

in
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

τε 
Te 
and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
Usage: 170




which, who, the things, the son,
which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

on
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

γῆ 
Ge 
Usage: 186

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 1:10

Devotionals containing Ephesians 1:10

Images Ephesians 1:10

Context Readings

Praise To God For Spiritual Blessings

9 in doing what He intended through Christ, to make known to us His secret plan, according to what pleased Him. 10 [He did this] to fulfill His plan at the proper time, by bringing together everything [in the universe] under Christ's headship --- things both in heaven and on earth. 11 It is in [fellowship with] Christ that we [Jewish Christians] also were selected as [God's] inheritance [i.e., to receive His never ending blessings], having been predetermined according to the plan of God, who works out everything in harmony with what He wants.


Cross References

Colossians 1:20

and through Him to reconcile all things to Himself, whether things on earth or things in heaven. He made peace [with mankind] through the [sacrificial] blood of Christ's [death on the] cross.

Ephesians 3:15

from whom every family in heaven and on earth receives its name. [Note: Here Paul resumes the prayer he began in verse 1].

Galatians 4:4

But, when [God's] timing fully arrived, He sent His Son, born to a woman [i.e., Mary], born during [the time when] the law [of Moses was still in effect],

Philippians 2:9-10

Therefore, God also exalted Him to the highest position and gave Him the name [i.e., "Lord." See verse 11], which is superior to every [other] name.

Philippians 2:9

Therefore, God also exalted Him to the highest position and gave Him the name [i.e., "Lord." See verse 11], which is superior to every [other] name.

Philippians 2:9-4

Therefore, God also exalted Him to the highest position and gave Him the name [i.e., "Lord." See verse 11], which is superior to every [other] name.

Philippians 2:9

Therefore, God also exalted Him to the highest position and gave Him the name [i.e., "Lord." See verse 11], which is superior to every [other] name.

Philippians 2:9-27

Therefore, God also exalted Him to the highest position and gave Him the name [i.e., "Lord." See verse 11], which is superior to every [other] name.

Philippians 2:9

Therefore, God also exalted Him to the highest position and gave Him the name [i.e., "Lord." See verse 11], which is superior to every [other] name.

Philippians 2:9-2

Therefore, God also exalted Him to the highest position and gave Him the name [i.e., "Lord." See verse 11], which is superior to every [other] name.

Philippians 2:9

Therefore, God also exalted Him to the highest position and gave Him the name [i.e., "Lord." See verse 11], which is superior to every [other] name.

Matthew 25:32

And people from all the nations will be assembled in front of Him and He will separate them from one another, like a shepherd separating his sheep from the goats.

Mark 1:15

and saying, "The appointed time has arrived and the kingdom of God is near. So, you people should repent [i.e, change your hearts and lives] and believe the good news [about the kingdom]."

1 Corinthians 3:22-23

including Paul, and Apollos, and Cephas [i.e., Peter], and the world, and life and death, and present and future things. All of these things are yours. [Note: Paul is showing that, as Christians, they really possessed and should value all preachers and circumstances of life alike].

1 Corinthians 10:11

Now these events happened to those people as examples [to us], and they were written as warnings to us, to whom the fulfillment of the ages has come. [Note: This refers to past ages concluding with the coming of Christ in that day].

1 Corinthians 11:3

But I want you to know that Christ is the [spiritual] head [i.e., authority] over every man; and the man is the [spiritual] head over the woman [Note: The Greek words for "woman" and "wife" are the same. "Wife" is obviously meant by the context]; and God is the head over Christ.

Ephesians 1:22

And God placed everything in subjection under His [i.e., Christ's] feet, and appointed Him to be head over all things to the church,

Ephesians 2:15

by abolishing in His fleshly body the [entire Jewish] law of commandments contained in decrees. [This was] so that He could create in [unity with] Himself one new person [i.e., the church] out of the two peoples [i.e., Jews and Gentiles], thereby bringing about peace [between them].

Colossians 1:16

For all things were created by Him; things in heaven and on earth; things visible and invisible, whether they are thrones [i.e., reigning beings], or lords, or rulers or authorities. [Note: "Authorities" here may refer to angelic beings]. All things were created by Him and for Him.

Colossians 3:11

[In this state] there cannot be [such distinctions as] Greek [i.e., Gentile] and Jew; circumcised people and non-circumcised people; barbarian and Scythian [Note: These last two words refer to foreigners whose language was unintelligible and who were uncivilized heathens], or slave and free person; but Christ is all [that is important] and [He is] in all [of His people].

Hebrews 1:2

[but] during these final days He has spoken to us through His Son [Note: This period refers to the Christian age (See Acts 2:14-36)], whom He appointed to be heir of all things [and] through whom He created the universe. [See John 1:3; Col. 1:16].

Hebrews 9:10

since, with foods and drinks and various [ceremonial] washings, they are only outward regulations imposed until the time when everything would be made right [i.e., under the New Agreement].

Hebrews 11:40

because God had planned to give us something better [than they got], so that they would not be complete without us. [Note: The idea here is that these faithful people of Old Testament times did not receive the fullest of blessings until Christ came to make them available to both them and us together].

Hebrews 12:22-24

But you [Christians] have come to Mount Zion, to the heavenly Jerusalem, the city of the living God. [Note: These terms describe people who have entered a spiritual relationship with God as part of the church]. [You have come] to a praise gathering of innumerable angels [Note: Christians are here pictured as assembled in worship of God, along with angels],

1 Peter 1:20

For Christ was previously known [by God, even] before the world was created, yet was not fully revealed for your benefit until [these] final times.

Revelation 5:9

And they sang a new song [which went like this]: "You deserve to take the book and break the seals on it, for you were killed and, with your blood, you purchased people for God from every tribe and language and race and nation,

Revelation 7:4-12

Then I heard the number of those who were sealed. [It was] one hundred forty-four thousand [in all] from every tribe of the Israelites [Note: This could refer to Christians of Jewish descent].

Revelation 19:4-6

Then the twenty-four elders and the four living beings fell down and worshiped God, who sits on His throne. They said, "May it be so, Hallelujah!"

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