Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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 preach that you and believing Jews are joint heirs] I, Paul, am the prisoner of Christ Jesus 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;

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,

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,

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

Images Ephesians 3:1

Prayers for Ephesians 3:1

Context Readings

The Mystery Of Christ Revealed

1 For this reason I Paul, prisoner of the Christ Jesus for you nations, 2 (if indeed ye have heard of the administration of the grace of God which has been given to me towards you,


Cross References

Ephesians 4:1

I, the prisoner in the Lord, exhort you therefore to walk worthy of the calling wherewith ye have been called,

Colossians 1:24

Now, I rejoice in sufferings for you, and I fill up that which is behind of the tribulations of Christ in my flesh, for his body, which is the assembly;

Colossians 1:24

Now, I rejoice in sufferings for you, and I fill up that which is behind of the tribulations of Christ in my flesh, for his body, which is the assembly;

Acts 23:18

He therefore, having taken him with him, led him to the chiliarch, and says, The prisoner Paul called me to him and asked me to lead this youth to thee, who has something to say to thee.

Ephesians 6:20

for which I am an ambassador bound with a chain, that I may be bold in it as I ought to speak.

Philippians 1:7

as it is righteous for me to think this as to you all, because ye have me in your hearts, and that both in my bonds and in the defence and confirmation of the glad tidings ye are all participators in my grace.

2 Timothy 1:8

Be not therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner; but suffer evil along with the glad tidings, according to the power of God;

2 Timothy 1:8

Be not therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner; but suffer evil along with the glad tidings, according to the power of God;

Luke 21:12

But before all these things they shall lay their hands upon you and persecute you, delivering you up to synagogues and prisons, bringing you before kings and governors on account of my name;

Acts 21:33

Then the chiliarch came up and laid hold upon him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains, and inquired who he might be, and what he had done.

Acts 26:29

And Paul said, I would to God, both in little and in much, that not only thou, but all who have heard me this day, should become such as I also am, except these bonds.

Acts 28:17-20

And it came to pass after three days, that he called together those who were the chief of the Jews; and when they had come together he said to them, Brethren, I having done nothing against the people or the customs of our forefathers, have been delivered a prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans,

2 Corinthians 10:1

But I myself, Paul, entreat you by the meekness and gentleness of the Christ, who, as to appearance, when present am mean among you, but absent am bold towards you;

2 Corinthians 11:23

Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as being beside myself) I above measure so; in labours exceedingly abundant, in stripes to excess, in prisons exceedingly abundant, in deaths oft.

Galatians 5:2

Behold, I, Paul, say to you, that if ye are circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing.

Galatians 5:11

But I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why am I yet persecuted? Then the scandal of the cross has been done away.

Ephesians 3:13

Wherefore I beseech you not to faint through my tribulations for you, which is your glory.

Philippians 1:13-16

so that my bonds have become manifest as being in Christ in all the praetorium and to all others;

Colossians 4:3

praying at the same time for us also, that God may open to us a door of the word to speak the mystery of Christ, on account of which also I am bound,

Colossians 4:18

The salutation by the hand of me Paul. Remember my bonds. Grace be with you.

1 Thessalonians 2:15-16

who have both slain the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and have driven us out by persecution, and do not please God, and are against all men,

2 Timothy 1:16

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

2 Timothy 2:9-10

in which I suffer even unto bonds as an evil-doer: but the word of God is not bound.

2 Timothy 2:9

in which I suffer even unto bonds as an evil-doer: but the word of God is not bound.

Revelation 2:10

Fear nothing of what thou art about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to cast of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days. Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give to thee the crown of life.

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