Parallel Verses

Noyes New Testament

For this cause [I bend my knees], I Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for you gentiles;

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;

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,

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,

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 cause [I bend my knees], I Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for you gentiles; 2 if, indeed, ye heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which was given me toward you,


Cross References

Ephesians 4:1

I exhort you, therefore, I the prisoner in the Lord, to walk worthily of the calling with which ye were called,

Colossians 1:24

Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up instead that which is wanting of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh on behalf of his body, which is the church;

Colossians 1:24

Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up instead that which is wanting of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh on behalf of his body, 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 to him, and asked me to bring this young man to thee, as he hath something to say to thee.

Ephesians 6:20

in behalf of which I am an ambassador in chains; that I may proclaim it boldly, as I ought to speak.

Philippians 1:7

even as it is right for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart both in my bonds, and in the defence and confirmation of the gospel, all of you being sharers of the grace bestowed on me.

2 Timothy 1:8

Be not then ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner; but endure hardship with me for the gospel through the power of God,

2 Timothy 1:8

Be not then ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner; but endure hardship with me for the gospel through the power of God,

Luke 21:12

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

Acts 21:33

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

Acts 26:29

And Paul said, I would to God, that with little effort or with great, not only thou, but also all that hear me this day, might be made such as I am, except these bonds.

Acts 28:17-20

And it came to pass that after three days he called together the chief men of the Jews, and when they had met he said to them, Brethren, I, though I had done nothing against the people, or the customs of our fathers, was delivered up a 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, I, who present indeed am lowly among you, but am bold toward you when absent;

2 Corinthians 11:23

Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as beside myself,) I am more; in labors more abundantly, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequently, in deaths often;

Galatians 5:2

Behold, I Paul say to you, that if ye are circumcised, Christ will profit you nothing;

Galatians 5:11

But as for me, brethren, if I still preach circumcision, why do I still suffer persecution? Then hath the cross ceased to be a stumblingblock.

Ephesians 3:13

Wherefore I entreat you not to be disheartened by the troubles I am suffering for you, since they are your glory.

Philippians 1:13-16

so that my bonds have become known in connection with Christ in the whole camp of the imperial guards, and to all the rest;

Colossians 4:3

praying at the same time for us also, that God may open to us a door for the word, to speak the mystery of Christ, for the sake of which I am also in bonds;

Colossians 4:18

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

1 Thessalonians 2:15-16

who both killed the Lord Jesus, and the prophets, and drove us out, and please not God, and set themselves against all men,

2 Timothy 1:16

The Lord give mercy to the house of Onesiphorus, because he often refreshed me, and was not ashamed of my chain; but on the contrary,

2 Timothy 2:9-10

in which I suffer hardship even unto bonds as an evildoer; but the word of God is not bound.

2 Timothy 2:9

in which I suffer hardship even unto bonds as an evildoer; but the word of God is not bound.

Revelation 2:10

Fear not the things which thou art about to suffer. Behold, now, the Devil is about to cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye will have tribulation ten days. Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee the crown of life.

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