Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

if indeed you have heard of the stewardship of God's grace which was given to me for you;

King James Version

If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to you-ward:

Holman Bible

you have heard, haven't you, about the administration of God's grace that He gave to me for you?

International Standard Version

Surely you have heard about the responsibility of administering God's grace that was given to me on your behalf,

A Conservative Version

since indeed ye heard of the administration of the grace of God, which was given to me for you,

American Standard Version

if so be that ye have heard of the dispensation of that grace of God which was given me to you-ward;

Amplified

Assuming that you have heard of the stewardship of God's grace (His unmerited favor) that was entrusted to me [to dispense to you] for your benefit,

An Understandable Version

[Note: Paul here digresses from his prayer, begun in 1:15-16, to explain the circumstances of his being a prisoner on behalf of these Gentiles]. [I assume] you have heard about my commission [to minister] to you, which was given to me by God's unearned favor.

Anderson New Testament

if, indeed, you have heard of the stewardship of the grace of God, which was given to me for your benefit,

Bible in Basic English

If that ordering of the grace of God has come to your knowledge, which was given to me for you,

Common New Testament

assuming that you have heard of the stewardship of God's grace that was given to me for you,

Daniel Mace New Testament

if so be you have heard of the charge, which God has graciously dispens'd to me for you Gentiles;

Darby Translation

(if indeed ye have heard of the administration of the grace of God which has been given to me towards you,

John Wesley New Testament

given me to you ward, That by revelation he made known to me the mystery:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

if ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which has been given to me in you,

Julia Smith Translation

If ye have heard of the distribution of the grace of God given to me for you:

King James 2000

If you have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me toward you:

Lexham Expanded Bible

--if indeed you have heard [about] the stewardship of God's grace given to me for you.

Modern King James verseion

if you have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given to me toward you,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If ye have heard of the ministration of the grace of God which is given me to you ward -

NET Bible

if indeed you have heard of the stewardship of God's grace that was given to me for you,

New Heart English Bible

if it is so that you have heard of the administration of that grace of God which was given me toward you;

Noyes New Testament

if, indeed, ye heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which was given me toward you,

Sawyer New Testament

if indeed you heard of the dispensation of the grace of God given to me for you,

The Emphasized Bible

If at least ye have heard of the administration of the favour of God which hath been given unto me for you,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

if so be, that ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which was given to me for you:

Twentieth Century New Testament

For you have heard, I suppose, of the responsible charge with which God entrusted me for your benefit,

Webster

If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me on your account.

Weymouth New Testament

if, that is, you have heard of the work which God has graciously entrusted to me for your benefit,

Williams New Testament

that is, if you have heard how God's favor has been entrusted to me for you,

World English Bible

if it is so that you have heard of the administration of that grace of God which was given me toward you;

Worrell New Testament

if, at least, ye heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which was given to me for you,

Worsley New Testament

as ye have heard the dispensation of the grace of God, which was given me to preach unto you:

Youngs Literal Translation

if, indeed, ye did hear of the dispensation of the grace of God that was given to me in regard to you,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If
εἴγε 
Eige 
if so be that, if, if yet
Usage: 5

ye have heard of
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

οἰκονομία 
Oikonomia 
Usage: 5

of the grace
χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151


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

is given
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

me
μοί 
Moi 
me, my, I, mine
Usage: 152

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 3:2

Images Ephesians 3:2

Prayers for Ephesians 3:2

Context Readings

The Mystery Of Christ Revealed

1 For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles-- 2 if indeed you have heard of the stewardship of God's grace which was given to me for you; 3 that by revelation there was made known to me the mystery, as I wrote before in brief.


Cross References

2 Timothy 1:11

for which I was appointed a preacher and an apostle and a teacher.

Romans 1:5

through whom we have received grace and apostleship to bring about the obedience of faith among all the Gentiles for His name's sake,

Ephesians 1:10

with a view to an administration suitable to the fullness of the times, that is, the summing up of all things in Christ, things in the heavens and things on the earth. In Him

Ephesians 4:7

But to each one of us grace was given according to the measure of Christ's gift.

Acts 9:15

But the Lord said to him, "Go, for he is a chosen instrument of Mine, to bear My name before the Gentiles and kings and the sons of Israel;

Acts 13:2

While they were ministering to the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Set apart for Me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them."

Acts 13:46

Paul and Barnabas spoke out boldly and said, "It was necessary that the word of God be spoken to you first; since you repudiate it and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we are turning to the Gentiles.

Acts 22:21

"And He said to me, 'Go! For I will send you far away to the Gentiles.'"

Acts 26:17-18

rescuing you from the Jewish people and from the Gentiles, to whom I am sending you,

Romans 11:13

But I am speaking to you who are Gentiles. Inasmuch then as I am an apostle of Gentiles, I magnify my ministry,

Romans 12:3

For through the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think more highly of himself than he ought to think; but to think so as to have sound judgment, as God has allotted to each a measure of faith.

Romans 15:15-16

But I have written very boldly to you on some points so as to remind you again, because of the grace that was given me from God,

1 Corinthians 4:1

Let a man regard us in this manner, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God.

1 Corinthians 9:17-22

For if I do this voluntarily, I have a reward; but if against my will, I have a stewardship entrusted to me.

Galatians 1:13

For you have heard of my former manner of life in Judaism, how I used to persecute the church of God beyond measure and tried to destroy it;

Galatians 1:15-16

But when God, who had set me apart even from my mother's womb and called me through His grace, was pleased

Galatians 2:8-9

(for He who effectually worked for Peter in his apostleship to the circumcised effectually worked for me also to the Gentiles),

Ephesians 3:8

To me, the very least of all saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unfathomable riches of Christ,

Ephesians 4:21

if indeed you have heard Him and have been taught in Him, just as truth is in Jesus,

Colossians 1:4

since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and the love which you have for all the saints;

Colossians 1:6

which has come to you, just as in all the world also it is constantly bearing fruit and increasing, even as it has been doing in you also since the day you heard of it and understood the grace of God in truth;

Colossians 1:25-27

Of this church I was made a minister according to the stewardship from God bestowed on me for your benefit, so that I might fully carry out the preaching of the word of God,

1 Timothy 1:4

nor to pay attention to myths and endless genealogies, which give rise to mere speculation rather than furthering the administration of God which is by faith.

1 Timothy 1:11

according to the glorious gospel of the blessed God, with which I have been entrusted.

1 Timothy 2:7

For this I was appointed a preacher and an apostle (I am telling the truth, I am not lying) as a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.

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