Parallel Verses

Amplified

[That you may really come] to know [practically, through experience for yourselves] the love of Christ, which far surpasses mere knowledge [without experience]; that you may be filled [through all your being] unto all the fullness of God [may have the richest measure of the divine Presence, and become a body wholly filled and flooded with God Himself]!

New American Standard Bible

and to know the love of Christ which surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled up to all the fullness of God.

King James Version

And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God.

Holman Bible

and to know the Messiah’s love that surpasses knowledge, so you may be filled with all the fullness of God.

International Standard Version

that is, you will know the love of the Messiah which transcends knowledge, and will be filled with all the fullness of God.

A Conservative Version

and to become aware of the love of the Christ, which transcends knowledge, so that ye may be filled in all the fullness of God.

American Standard Version

and to know the love of Christ which passeth knowledge, that ye may be filled unto all the fulness of God.

An Understandable Version

and to know that His love for us surpasses [our] knowledge, so that you people will be completely filled with the fullness of God.

Anderson New Testament

and to know the love of the Christ that passes our knowledge, that you may be filled with aft the fullness of God.

Bible in Basic English

And to have knowledge of the love of Christ which is outside all knowledge, so that you may be made complete as God himself is complete.

Common New Testament

and to know the love of Christ which surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and be sensible of his exceeding love, in giving you the knowledge of Christ, that you may be filled with all the supplies of divine bounty.

Darby Translation

and to know the love of the Christ which surpasses knowledge; that ye may be filled even to all the fulness of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

and to understand Christ's love, so far beyond our understanding, so that you may be filled with the very fulness of God.

John Wesley New Testament

that ye may be filled with all the fulness of God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and to know the charity of the Christ, which passes all knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fullness of God.

Julia Smith Translation

To know also the love of Christ, surpassing knowledge, that ye might be filled in all the fulness of God.

King James 2000

And to know the love of Christ, which passes knowledge, that you might be filled with all the fullness of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, in order that you may be filled up to all the fullness of God.

Modern King James verseion

and to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge, that you might be filled with all the fullness of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and to know what is the love of Christ, which love passeth knowledge: that ye might be fulfilled with all manner of fullness which cometh of God.

Moffatt New Testament

by knowing the love of Christ which surpasses all knowledge! May you be filled with the entire fulness of God!

Montgomery New Testament

and may know the love of Christ which transcends all knowing, so that you may be filled with all the "plenitude" of God.

NET Bible

and thus to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, so that you may be filled up to all the fullness of God.

New Heart English Bible

and to know Christ's love which surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.

Noyes New Testament

and to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye may be filled unto all the fullness of God.

Sawyer New Testament

and to know the love of Christ which exceeds knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.

The Emphasized Bible

To get to know, also, the knowledge-surpassing, love of the Christ, - in order that ye may be filled unto all the fulness of God:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and to know the love of Christ, transcendently surpassing knowledge, that ye may be filled with all the fulness of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And to understand--though it surpasses all understanding--the love of the Christ; and so be filled to the full with God himself.

Webster

And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye may be filled with all the fullness of God.

Weymouth New Testament

yes, to attain to a knowledge of the knowledge-surpassing love of Christ, so that you may be made complete in accordance with God's own standard of completeness.

Williams New Testament

yes, to come at last to know the love of Christ, although it far surpasses human understanding, so that you may be filled with the perfect fullness of God.

World English Bible

and to know Christ's love which surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.

Worrell New Testament

and to know the knowledge-surpassing love of Christ, that ye may be filled unto all the fulness of God.

Worsley New Testament

and height, and to know the love of Christ, which surpasseth knowledge; that ye may be filled according to the abundant fulness of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

to know also the love of the Christ that is exceeding the knowledge, that ye may be filled -- to all the fulness of God;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
τε 
Te 
and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
Usage: 170

to know
γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

the love
G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

of Christ
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

ὑπερβάλλω 
Huperballo 
Usage: 5

γνῶσις 
Gnosis 
Usage: 28

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

ye might be filled
πληρόω 
Pleroo 
Usage: 68

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

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

the fulness
πλήρωμα 
Pleroma 
Usage: 14

Images Ephesians 3:19

Prayers for Ephesians 3:19

Context Readings

Prayer For Spiritual Strength

18 That you may have the power and be strong to apprehend and grasp with all the saints [God's devoted people, the experience of that love] what is the breadth and length and height and depth [of it]; 19 [That you may really come] to know [practically, through experience for yourselves] the love of Christ, which far surpasses mere knowledge [without experience]; that you may be filled [through all your being] unto all the fullness of God [may have the richest measure of the divine Presence, and become a body wholly filled and flooded with God Himself]! 20 Now to Him Who, by (in consequence of) the [action of His] power that is at work within us, is able to [carry out His purpose and] do superabundantly, far over and above all that we [dare] ask or think [infinitely beyond our highest prayers, desires, thoughts, hopes, or dreams] -- "


Cross References

Ephesians 1:23

Which is His body, the fullness of Him Who fills all in all [for in that body lives the full measure of Him Who makes everything complete, and Who fills everything everywhere with Himself].

Colossians 1:10

That you may walk (live and conduct yourselves) in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to Him and desiring to please Him in all things, bearing fruit in every good work and steadily growing and increasing in and by the knowledge of God [with fuller, deeper, and clearer insight, acquaintance, and recognition].

Psalm 17:15

As for me, I will continue beholding Your face in righteousness (rightness, justice, and right standing with You); I shall be fully satisfied, when I awake [to find myself] beholding Your form [and having sweet communion with You].

Psalm 43:4

Then will I go to the altar of God, to God, my exceeding joy; yes, with the lyre will I praise You, O God, my God!

Matthew 5:6

Blessed and fortunate and happy and spiritually prosperous (in that state in which the born-again child of God enjoys His favor and salvation) are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness (uprightness and right standing with God), for they shall be completely satisfied!

John 1:16

For out of His fullness (abundance) we have all received [all had a share and we were all supplied with] one grace after another and spiritual blessing upon spiritual blessing and even favor upon favor and gift [heaped] upon gift.

John 17:3

And this is eternal life: [it means] to know (to perceive, recognize, become acquainted with, and understand) You, the only true and real God, and [likewise] to know Him, Jesus [as the] Christ (the Anointed One, the Messiah), Whom You have sent.

2 Corinthians 5:14

For the love of Christ controls and urges and impels us, because we are of the opinion and conviction that [if] One died for all, then all died;

Galatians 2:20

I have been crucified with Christ [in Him I have shared His crucifixion]; it is no longer I who live, but Christ (the Messiah) lives in me; and the life I now live in the body I live by faith in (by adherence to and reliance on and complete trust in) the Son of God, Who loved me and gave Himself up for me.

Ephesians 3:18

That you may have the power and be strong to apprehend and grasp with all the saints [God's devoted people, the experience of that love] what is the breadth and length and height and depth [of it];

Ephesians 5:2

And walk in love, [esteeming and delighting in one another] as Christ loved us and gave Himself up for us, a slain offering and sacrifice to God [for you, so that it became] a sweet fragrance.

Ephesians 5:25

Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave Himself up for her,

Philippians 1:7

It is right and appropriate for me to have this confidence and feel this way about you all, because you have me in your heart and I hold you in my heart as partakers and sharers, one and all with me, of grace (God's unmerited favor and spiritual blessing). [This is true] both when I am shut up in prison and when I am out in the defense and confirmation of the good news (the Gospel).

Philippians 2:5-12

Let this same attitude and purpose and [humble] mind be in you which was in Christ Jesus: [Let Him be your example in humility:]

Philippians 4:7

And God's peace [shall be yours, that tranquil state of a soul assured of its salvation through Christ, and so fearing nothing from God and being content with its earthly lot of whatever sort that is, that peace] which transcends all understanding shall garrison and mount guard over your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.

Colossians 2:9-10

For in Him the whole fullness of Deity (the Godhead) continues to dwell in bodily form [giving complete expression of the divine nature].

2 Peter 3:18

But grow in grace (undeserved favor, spiritual strength) and recognition and knowledge and understanding of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ (the Messiah). To Him [be] glory (honor, majesty, and splendor) both now and to the day of eternity. Amen (so be it)!

1 John 4:9-14

In this the love of God was made manifest (displayed) where we are concerned: in that God sent His Son, the only begotten or unique [Son], into the world so that we might live through Him.

Revelation 7:15-17

For this reason they are [now] before the [very] throne of God and serve Him day and night in His sanctuary (temple); and He Who is sitting upon the throne will protect and spread His tabernacle over and shelter them with His presence.

Revelation 21:22-24

I saw no temple in the city, for the Lord God Omnipotent [Himself] and the Lamb [Himself] are its temple.

Revelation 22:3-5

There shall no longer exist there anything that is accursed (detestable, foul, offensive, impure, hateful, or horrible). But the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it, and His servants shall worship Him [pay divine honors to Him and do Him holy service].

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