Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

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 cause I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles, 2 If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to you-ward:


Cross References

Ephesians 4:1

I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called,

Colossians 1:24

Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church:

Colossians 1:24

Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church:

Acts 23:18

So he took him, and brought him to the chief captain, and said, Paul the prisoner called me unto him, and prayed me to bring this young man unto thee, who hath something to say unto thee.

Ephesians 6:20

For which I am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.

Philippians 1:7

Even as it is meet for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, ye all are partakers of my grace.

2 Timothy 1:8

Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God;

2 Timothy 1:8

Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God;

Luke 21:12

But before all these, they shall lay their hands on you, and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues, and into prisons, being brought before kings and rulers for my name's sake.

Acts 21:33

Then the chief captain came near, and took him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains; and demanded who he was, and what he had done.

Acts 26:29

And Paul said, I would to God, that not only thou, but also all that hear me this day, were both almost, and altogether such as I am, except these bonds.

Acts 28:17-20

And it came to pass, that after three days Paul called the chief of the Jews together: and when they were come together, he said unto them, Men and brethren, though I have committed nothing against the people, or customs of our fathers, yet was I delivered prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans.

2 Corinthians 10:1

Now I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who in presence am base among you, but being absent am bold toward you:

2 Corinthians 11:23

Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am more; in labours more abundant, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequent, in deaths oft.

Galatians 5:2

Behold, I Paul say unto you, that if ye be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing.

Galatians 5:11

And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? then is the offence of the cross ceased.

Ephesians 3:13

Wherefore I desire that ye faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.

Philippians 1:13-16

So that my bonds in Christ are manifest in all the palace, and in all other places;

Colossians 4:3

Withal praying also for us, that God would open unto us a door of utterance, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in bonds:

Colossians 4:18

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

1 Thessalonians 2:15-16

Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and their own prophets, and have persecuted us; and they please not God, and are contrary to all men:

2 Timothy 1:16

The Lord give mercy unto the house of Onesiphorus; for he oft refreshed me, and was not ashamed of my chain:

2 Timothy 2:9-10

Wherein I suffer trouble, as an evil doer, even unto bonds; but the word of God is not bound.

2 Timothy 2:9

Wherein I suffer trouble, as an evil doer, even unto bonds; but the word of God is not bound.

Revelation 2:10

Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some 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 thee a crown of life.

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