Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

which He lavished on us. [He used] wisdom and understanding,

New American Standard Bible

which He lavished on us. In all wisdom and insight

King James Version

Wherein he hath abounded toward us in all wisdom and prudence;

Holman Bible

that He lavished on us with all wisdom and understanding.

International Standard Version

that he lavished on us, along with all wisdom and understanding,

A Conservative Version

which he abounded for us in all wisdom and intelligence.

American Standard Version

which he made to abound toward us in all wisdom and prudence,

Amplified

which He lavished on us. In all wisdom and understanding [with practical insight]

Anderson New Testament

which he has made to abound to us in all wisdom and understanding,

Bible in Basic English

Which he gave us in full measure in all wisdom and care;

Common New Testament

which he lavished on us. In all wisdom and insight

Daniel Mace New Testament

out of the over-flowing treasures of his comprehensive wisdom and contrivance.

Darby Translation

which he has caused to abound towards us in all wisdom and intelligence,

Godbey New Testament

which he has abounded unto us in all wisdom and understanding,

Goodspeed New Testament

in the abundance of his mercy which he has lavished upon us.

John Wesley New Testament

according to the riches of his grace, Wherein he hath abounded toward us,

Julia Smith Translation

In which he abounded to us in all wisdom and intelligence;

King James 2000

Which he has abounded toward us in all wisdom and prudence;

Lexham Expanded Bible

that he caused to abound to us in all wisdom and insight,

Modern King James verseion

which He caused to abound toward us in all wisdom and understanding;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

which grace he shed on us abundantly in all wisdom, and prudence.

Moffatt New Testament

So richly has God lavished his grace upon us!

Montgomery New Testament

so abundantly did he lavish upon us the riches of his grace in all wisdom and understanding,

NET Bible

that he lavished on us in all wisdom and insight.

New Heart English Bible

which he made to abound toward us in all wisdom and prudence,

Noyes New Testament

which he made to abound toward us, in all wisdom and understanding;

Sawyer New Testament

which he bestowed on us abundantly with all wisdom and knowledge

The Emphasized Bible

which he made to superabound towards us; in all wisdom and prudence,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

wherein he hath abounded towards us with all wisdom and intelligence,

Twentieth Century New Testament

All this accords with the loving-kindness which God lavished upon us, accompanied by countless gifts of wisdom and discernment,

Webster

In which he hath abounded towards us in all wisdom and prudence;

Weymouth New Testament

the grace which He, the possessor of all wisdom and understanding, lavished upon us,

Williams New Testament

which He lavished upon us. Through perfect wisdom and spiritual insight

World English Bible

which he made to abound toward us in all wisdom and prudence,

Worrell New Testament

which He made to superabound toward us in all wisdom and understanding;

Worsley New Testament

wherein He hath abounded towards us with the highest wisdom and prudence;

Youngs Literal Translation

in which He did abound toward us in all wisdom and prudence,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

περισσεύω 
Perisseuo 
Usage: 31

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

us
ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
us, we, our, us-ward 9, not tr
Usage: 170

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

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

σοφία 
Sophia 
Usage: 45

and

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 1:8

Images Ephesians 1:8

Prayers for Ephesians 1:8

Context Readings

Praise To God For Spiritual Blessings

7 In [fellowship with] Christ we have redemption [i.e., we have been bought back from Satan] through His blood, and have forgiveness of sins according to the abundance of God's unearned favor, 8 which He lavished on us. [He used] wisdom and understanding, 9 in doing what He intended through Christ, to make known to us His secret plan, according to what pleased Him.


Cross References

Matthew 11:19

[Then] the Son of man came eating and drinking [at festive occasions] and they said, 'Look, He is a glutton and a drunkard and a friend of tax collectors and worldly people.' It proves that [God's] wise counsel is right by the way things turn out."

Romans 5:15

But the free gift [of salvation through Christ] is not [exactly] like the sin [of Adam]. For if many people died [physically] because of the sin of the one man [i.e., Adam], how much more did God's favor abound by [providing] His gracious gift [of salvation] to many people because of the one man, Jesus Christ.

Romans 5:20-21

Now the law of Moses was introduced [into the world] in order to cause sin to increase [i.e., it defined many things to be wrong that were previously not regarded as sin]. But with the increase of sin, God's unearned favor increased all the more.

Romans 11:33

O, how deep is the richness of God's wisdom and knowledge! How difficult [it is for us] to explain His judgments and how impossible [for us] to accurately track how He operates!

1 Corinthians 1:19-24

For it is written [Isa. 29:14], "I [i.e., God] will destroy the wisdom of wise people, and will set aside [i.e., hinder] the understanding of intelligent people."

1 Corinthians 2:7

But we [apostles] speak God's secret wisdom, which has been hidden [through the ages], which God predetermined for our honor before time began.

Ephesians 1:11

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.

Ephesians 3:10

This was done so that now God's many-sided wisdom could be made known through the church, to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly realms [Note: "Heavenly realms" here refers to the world around us, where these angelic beings (good or bad) view the unfolding of God's wonderful plan],

Colossians 2:3

In Him all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge are hidden.

Jude 1:25

[May these qualities be attributed] to the only God and our Savior, through [the person and work of] Jesus Christ our Lord, before [the beginning of] time [as well as] now and forever. May it be so.

Revelation 5:12

They were saying in a loud voice [See Note at 4:8], "The Lamb, who was killed, deserves to receive power and wealth and wisdom and strength and splendor and praise."

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