Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, might give you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in his knowledge:

New American Standard Bible

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of Him.

King James Version

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:

Holman Bible

I pray that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, would give you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him.

International Standard Version

I pray that the God of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, the most glorious Father, would give you a wise spirit, along with revelation that comes through knowing the Messiah fully.

A Conservative Version

So that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in knowledge of him,

American Standard Version

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him;

Amplified

[I always pray] that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may grant you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation [that gives you a deep and personal and intimate insight] into the true knowledge of Him [for we know the Father through the Son].

An Understandable Version

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, will give you a spirit [i.e., a disposition] of wisdom and revelation [or, "give you the spiritual gifts of wisdom and revelation"], so you can have full knowledge of God.

Anderson New Testament

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the acknowledgment of him,

Bible in Basic English

That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him;

Common New Testament

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the father of glory, may give you the spirit of wisdom and revelation, whereby ye may know him:

Darby Translation

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, would give you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the full knowledge of him,

Godbey New Testament

in order that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of the glory, may grant unto you the spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the perfect knowledge of himself;

Goodspeed New Testament

The God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, grant you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation through the knowledge of himself,

John Wesley New Testament

That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, through the knowledge of him.

King James 2000

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:

Lexham Expanded Bible

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, {the glorious Father}, may give you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him

Modern King James verseion

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the father of glory, might give unto you the spirit of wisdom, and open to you the knowledge of himself,

Moffatt New Testament

May the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, grant you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation for the knowledge of himself,

Montgomery New Testament

I am praying that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father most glorious, may grant you a spirit of wisdom and revelation, through an intimate knowledge of himself;

NET Bible

I pray that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you spiritual wisdom and revelation in your growing knowledge of him,

New Heart English Bible

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him;

Noyes New Testament

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, would give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the full knowledge of him;

Sawyer New Testament

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him;

The Emphasized Bible

That, the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, would give you a Spirit of wisdom and understanding in gaining a personal knowledge of him, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, would give you the spirit of wisdom and revelation by the knowledge of him;

Twentieth Century New Testament

My prayer is that the God of Jesus Christ our Lord, the all- glorious Father, may inspire you with wisdom and true insight through a fuller knowledge of himself;

Webster

That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him:

Weymouth New Testament

For I always beseech the God of our Lord Jesus Christ--the Father most glorious--to give you a spirit of wisdom and penetration through an intimate knowledge of Him,

Williams New Testament

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may grant you the Spirit to give wisdom and revelation which come through a growing knowledge of Him,

World English Bible

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him;

Worrell New Testament

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of Glory, would give you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the full knowledge of Him;

Worsley New Testament

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, would give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation to the knowledge of Him,

Youngs Literal Translation

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of the glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the recognition of him,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

the God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

of our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

the Father
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

of glory
δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

the spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

of wisdom
σοφία 
Sophia 
Usage: 45

and

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

ἀποκάλυψις 
Apokalupsis 
Usage: 18

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

the knowledge
ἐπίγνωσις 
Epignosis 
Usage: 20

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 1:17

Devotionals containing Ephesians 1:17

Images Ephesians 1:17

Context Readings

Prayer For Spiritual Wisdom

16 Cease not returning thanks for you, making remembrance of you in my prayers; 17 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, might give you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in his knowledge: 18 The eyes of your understanding enlightened; for you to know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the holy ones,


Cross References

Isaiah 11:2

And the spirit of Jehovah resting upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and strength, the spirit of knowledge and the fear of Jehovah:

John 20:17

Jesus says to her, Touch me not; for I have not yet ascended to my Father: and go thou to my brethren, and say to them, I ascend to my Father, and your Father; to my God, and your God.

Proverbs 2:5

Then shalt thou understand the fear of Jehovah, and thou shalt find the knowledge of God.

Acts 7:2

And he said, Men, brethren, and fathers, hear ye: The God of glory was sent to our father Abraham, being in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Charran,

1 Corinthians 14:6

And now, brethren, if I come to you speaking with tongues, what shall I profit you, except I speak to you either in revelation, or in knowledge, or in prophecy, or in teaching?

Genesis 41:38-39

And Pharaoh will say to his servants, Shall we find such as this man which has the spirit of God in him?

1 Chronicles 29:11

To thee, O Jehovah, the greatness and the strength, and the glory and the confidence, and the majesty: for all in the heavens and in the earth to thee, O Jehovah, the kingdom and being lifted up to all for head.

Psalm 24:10

Who is he, this King of glory? Jehovah of armies, he is the King of glory. Silence.

Psalm 29:3

The voice of Jehovah upon the waters: the God of glory thundered: Jehovah upon many waters.

Jeremiah 2:11

Did a nation change their gods, and they no gods? and my people changed their glory for what will not profit

Jeremiah 9:24

But he boasting shall boast in this, to understand and know me, that I am Jehovah, doing mercy, judgment and justice in the earth: for in these I delighted, says Jehovah.

Jeremiah 24:7

And I gave to them a heart to know me, that I am Jehovah: and they were to me for a people, and I will be to them for God: for they shall turn back to me with all their heart

Jeremiah 31:34

And they shall teach no more a man his neighbor and a man his brother, saying, Know Jehovah: for they all shall know me to their small and even to their great, says Jehovah: for I will forgive their iniquity, and to their sin I will have no more remembrance

Daniel 2:28-30

But there is a God in the heavens revealing secrets, and he made known to king Nebuchadnezzar what to be in the latter days. Thy dream, and the visions of thy head upon thy bed, it is thus:

Daniel 5:11

There is a man in thy kingdom that the spirit of the holy gods in him; and in the days of thy father, his light and his understanding and wisdom according to the wisdom of the gods was found in him; and king Nebuchadnezzar thy father, the king thy father, set him up leader of the sacred scribes, the enchanters, the Chaldeans, the diviners:

Daniel 10:1

In the third year to Cyrus king of Persia the word was revealed to Daniel, whom his name was called Belteshazzar; and the word truth, and the warfare great: and he understood the word, and understanding to him in the sight

Matthew 11:25

In that time Jesus having answered, said, I acknowledge to thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for thou hast hidden these things from the wise and intelligent, and revealed them to children.

Matthew 11:27

All things were delivered to me by my Father; and none knows the Son, except the Father; nor knows any one the Father, except the Son, and to whom the Son will reveal

Matthew 16:17

And Jesus, having answered, said to him, Happy art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood has not revealed to thee, but my Father, he in the heavens.

Luke 2:14

Glory to God in the highest ones, and upon earth peace, benevolence in men.

Luke 12:12

For the Holy Spirit will teach you in that hour what ye must say.

Luke 21:15

For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all they opposed to you shall not be able to contradict nor withstand.

John 8:54-55

Jesus answered, If I honour myself, my honour is nothing: it is my Father honouring me; whom ye say, that he is your God:

John 14:17

The Spirit of truth; which the world cannot receive, for it sees it not, neither knows: and ye know it; for it shall remain with you, and shall be in you.

John 14:26

But the Intercessor, the Holy Spirit, which the Father will send in my name, the same shall teach you all things, and he shall remind you of all things which I spake to you.

John 16:3

And these things shall they do to you, for they know not the Father, nor me.

John 17:3

And this is eternal life, that they might know thee the only true God, and whom thou hast sent, Jesus Christ.

John 17:25-26

O just Father, the world knew thee not: but I knew thee, and these knew that thou didst send me.

Acts 6:10

And they were not able to withstand the wisdom and the spirit by which he spake.

Romans 15:6

That unanimously in one mouth ye should glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Corinthians 2:8

Which none of the rulers of this world knew: for if they had known, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.

1 Corinthians 2:10

And God has revealed to us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searches all things, and the deep things of God.

1 Corinthians 12:8

For truly to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; and to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit;

2 Corinthians 12:1

Indeed it is not profitable to me to boast. For I will come to visions and Revelation of the Lord.

Ephesians 1:3

Praised be God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, he having praised us in every spiritual praise in heavenly things in Christ:

Ephesians 3:5

Which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men, as now has been revealed to his holy sent and to the prophets by the Spirit:

Ephesians 3:18-19

That ye might be fully able to comprehend with all the holy what the length, and breadth, and depth, and height;

Colossians 1:9-10

For this also we, from the day which we heard, ceased not praying for you, and asking that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;

Colossians 2:2-3

That their hearts might be comforted, being joined together in love, and to all the riches of the complete certainty of the understanding, to the acknowledgment of the mystery of God, and the Father, and of Christ;

2 Timothy 2:25

In meekness instructing them being in a contrary state; lest perhaps God may give them repentance to the acknowledgment of the truth;

Titus 1:1

Paul, servant of God, and sent of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of the chosen of God, and the acknowledgment of the truth according to devotion;

James 2:1

My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, of glory, with distinction of faces.

James 3:17-18

And the wisdom from above is truly first pure, then peaceful, decorous, docile, full of mercy and good fruits, not separated, and unfeigned.

2 Peter 1:3

As his divine power having bestowed upon us all things which for life and devotion, by the knowledge of him having called us by glory and fitness:

2 Peter 3:18

And grow ye in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him the glory now and to the day of eternity. Amen.

1 John 2:3-4

And in this we know that we have known him, if we should keep his commands.

Revelation 7:12

Saying, Amen: praise, and glory, and wisdom, and gratitude, and honour, and power, and strength, to our God for ever and ever. Amen.

Psalm 24:7

Lift up your heads, ye gates, and be ye lifted up, ye openings of eternity, and the King of glory shall come in.

Matthew 6:13

And thou shouldst not lead us into temptation, but deliver thou us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen.

Romans 1:28

And as they chose not to have God in knowledge, God delivered them to an adulterated purpose, to do things not fitting;

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain