Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

so that the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known through the church to the rulers and the authorities in the heavenly places.

King James Version

To the intent that now unto the principalities and powers in heavenly places might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God,

Holman Bible

This is so God’s multi-faceted wisdom may now be made known through the church to the rulers and authorities in the heavens.

International Standard Version

He did this so that now, through the church, the wisdom of God in all its variety might be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly realm

A Conservative Version

So that now the manifold wisdom of God might be made known to the principal offices and the positions of authority in the heavenly things, through the church,

American Standard Version

to the intent that now unto the principalities and the powers in the heavenly places might be made known through the church the manifold wisdom of God,

Amplified

[The purpose is] that through the church the complicated, many-sided wisdom of God in all its infinite variety and innumerable aspects might now be made known to the angelic rulers and authorities (principalities and powers) in the heavenly sphere.

An Understandable Version

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],

Anderson New Testament

to the end that the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known, through the church, to the principalities and authorities in the heavenly regions,

Bible in Basic English

So that now to the rulers and the authorities in the heavens might be made clear through the church the wide-shining wisdom of God,

Common New Testament

so that the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known through the church to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly places.

Daniel Mace New Testament

that the manifold wisdom of God, in ordering his heavenly kingdom, might by his church be now made known, to princes and magistrates,

Darby Translation

in order that now to the principalities and authorities in the heavenlies might be made known through the assembly the all-various wisdom of God,

Goodspeed New Testament

so that the many-sided wisdom of God may now through the church be made known to the rulers and authorities in heaven,

John Wesley New Testament

That the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known by the church to the principalities and powers in heavenly places,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

To the intent that now unto the principalities and powers in heavenly places might be known by the congregation the manifold wisdom of God,

Julia Smith Translation

That it might now be made known to beginnings and powers in the heavenlies by the church the manifold wisdom of God,

King James 2000

To the intent that now unto the principalities and powers in heavenly places might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God,

Lexham Expanded Bible

in order that the many-sided wisdom of God might be made known now to the rulers and the authorities in the heavenly [places] through the church,

Modern King James verseion

so that now to the rulers and powers in the heavenlies might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

to the intent that now, unto the rulers and powers in heaven, might be known by the congregation the manifold wisdom of God,

Montgomery New Testament

in order that now his manifold wisdom should, through the church, be made known to the principalities and powers in the heavenly sphere,

NET Bible

The purpose of this enlightenment is that through the church the multifaceted wisdom of God should now be disclosed to the rulers and the authorities in the heavenly realms.

New Heart English Bible

to the intent that now through the church the manifold wisdom of God might be made known to the rulers and the authorities in the heavenly places,

Noyes New Testament

to the intent that now to the principalities and powers in the heavenly regions might be known through the church the manifold wisdom of God,

Sawyer New Testament

that now to the principalities and powers in the heavenly [worlds] should be made known, through the church, the manifold wisdom of God,

The Emphasized Bible

In order that now, unto the principalities and the authorities in the heavenlies, might be made known, through means of the assembly, the manifold wisdom of God, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

that now to the principalities and powers in the heavenly regions, the manifold wisdom of God might be made known by the church,

Twentieth Century New Testament

So that now to the Archangels and to all the Powers on high should be made known, through the Church, the all-embracing wisdom of God,

Webster

To the intent that now to the principalities and powers in heavenly places might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God,

Weymouth New Testament

concealed in order that the Church might now be used to display to the powers and authorities in the heavenly realms the innumerable aspects of God's wisdom.

Williams New Testament

so that the many phases of God's wisdom may now through the church be made known to the rulers and authorities in heaven,

World English Bible

to the intent that now through the assembly the manifold wisdom of God might be made known to the principalities and the powers in the heavenly places,

Worrell New Testament

in order that now might be made known to the principalities and authorities in the heavenly places, through the assembly, the manifold wisdom of God,

Worsley New Testament

that the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known by the church to the principalities and powers in the heavenly regions;

Youngs Literal Translation

that there might be made known now to the principalities and the authorities in the heavenly places, through the assembly, the manifold wisdom of God,

Interlinear

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

now
νῦν 
Nun 
Usage: 102

ἀρχή 
Arche 
Usage: 42

and

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

ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
Usage: 79

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

ἐπουράνιος 
Epouranios 
Usage: 18

γνωρίζω 
Gnorizo 
Usage: 21

by
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

the church
ἐκκλησία 
Ekklesia 
Usage: 93

the manifold
πολυποίκιλος 
Polupoikilos 
Usage: 1

σοφία 
Sophia 
Usage: 45

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 3:10

Images Ephesians 3:10

Prayers for Ephesians 3:10

Context Readings

The Mystery Of Christ Revealed

9 and to bring to light what is the administration of the mystery which for ages has been hidden in God who created all things; 10 so that the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known through the church to the rulers and the authorities in the heavenly places. 11 This was in accordance with the eternal purpose which He carried out in Christ Jesus our Lord,


Cross References

Ephesians 1:21

far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age but also in the one to come.

1 Peter 1:12

It was revealed to them that they were not serving themselves, but you, in these things which now have been announced to you through those who preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven--things into which angels long to look.

Romans 11:33

Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and unfathomable His ways!

1 Corinthians 2:7

but we speak God's wisdom in a mystery, the hidden wisdom which God predestined before the ages to our glory;

Ephesians 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ,

1 Corinthians 1:24

but to those who are the called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.

Ephesians 6:12

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.

Exodus 25:17-22

"You shall make a mercy seat of pure gold, two and a half cubits long and one and a half cubits wide.

Psalm 103:20

Bless the LORD, you His angels, Mighty in strength, who perform His word, Obeying the voice of His word!

Psalm 104:24

O LORD, how many are Your works! In wisdom You have made them all; The earth is full of Your possessions.

Psalm 148:1-2

Praise the LORD! Praise the LORD from the heavens; Praise Him in the heights!

Isaiah 6:2-4

Seraphim stood above Him, each having six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew.

Ezekiel 3:12

Then the Spirit lifted me up, and I heard a great rumbling sound behind me, "Blessed be the glory of the LORD in His place."

Matthew 11:25-27

At that time Jesus said, "I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants.

Romans 8:38

For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers,

Ephesians 1:8

which He lavished on us. In all wisdom and insight

Colossians 1:16

For by Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities--all things have been created through Him and for Him.

1 Timothy 3:16

By common confession, great is the mystery of godliness: He who was revealed in the flesh, Was vindicated in the Spirit, Seen by angels, Proclaimed among the nations, Believed on in the world, Taken up in glory.

1 Peter 3:22

who is at the right hand of God, having gone into heaven, after angels and authorities and powers had been subjected to Him.

Revelation 5:9-14

And they sang a new song, saying, "Worthy are You to take the book and to break its seals; for You were slain, and purchased for God with Your blood men from every tribe and tongue and people and nation.

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