Parallel Verses

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:

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 that was entrusted to me [to share with 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:

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,

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,

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

References

Images Ephesians 3:2

Prayers for Ephesians 3:2

Context Readings

The Mystery Of Christ Revealed

1 FOR this cause [am] I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles, 2 if so be, that ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which was given to me for you: 3 that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery, as I wrote unto you before briefly;


Cross References

2 Timothy 1:11

whereunto I am appointed a preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher of the Gentiles.

Romans 1:5

through whom we have received grace and apostolic mission among all nations for his name, to bring them to the obedience of faith:

Ephesians 1:10

at the dispensation of the fulness of the appointed times to gather together under one head all things in Christ, whether they be things in heaven or things in earth, in him:

Ephesians 4:7

But to every one of us hath the grace been given, according to the measure of the gift of Christ.

Acts 9:15

But the Lord said unto him, Go: for this man is an elect vessel for me, to bear my name before nations, and kings, and the children of Israel:

Acts 13:2

And as they were employed in the ministry, and kept a fast, the Holy Ghost said, Set apart for me now both Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them.

Acts 13:46

Then Paul and Barnabas speaking with undaunted boldness, said, It was necessary that the word of God should be first spoken unto you: but since ye have thrust it from you, and judged yourselves not worthy of eternal life, lo! we turn to the Gentiles.

Acts 22:21

And he said to me, Go: for I will send thee forth to the Gentiles afar off.

Acts 26:17-18

delivering thee both from the people, and from the Gentiles, to whom now I send thee,

Romans 11:13

For I address myself to you Gentiles; inasmuch as I am indeed the apostle of the Gentiles, I exalt my ministry:

Romans 12:3

For, I say, by the grace which is given unto me, to every one that is among you, not to think of himself above what he ought to think; but to think soberly, as God has divided to every one the measure of faith.

Romans 15:15-16

But I have written to you, my brethren, in part, with greater freedom, as refreshing your memory through the grace which is given to me of God;

1 Corinthians 4:1

LET a man so account of us, as the under servants of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.

1 Corinthians 9:17-22

For if I do this willingly, I have a reward; but if unwillingly, I am entrusted with the dispensation [of it].

Galatians 1:13

For ye have heard of my former manner of life, when I professed Judaism, that in the most outrageous manner I persecuted the church of God, and wasted it:

Galatians 1:15-16

But when it pleased God, who selected me from my mother's womb, and called me by his grace,

Galatians 2:8-9

(for he that wrought powerfully by Peter in his apostolic mission to the circumcision, wrought mightily also by me among the Gentiles.)

Ephesians 3:8

To me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ;

Ephesians 4:21

if indeed ye have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus:

Colossians 1:4

having heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and the love ye show to all the saints;

Colossians 1:6

which is come unto you, as it is also unto all the world; and beareth fruit, as also among you, from the day that ye heard and knew the grace of God in truth;

Colossians 1:25-27

of which I am a minister, according to the dispensation of God, which was given me for you to fulfil the ministry of the word of God??26 the mystery which was hid from ages and from generations, but is now unveiled to his saints;

1 Timothy 1:4

nor to attend to fables and endless genealogies, which give occasion to disputes rather than godly edification, which is by faith; [so do].

1 Timothy 1:11

according to the glorious gospel of the blessed God, with which I have been put in trust.

1 Timothy 2:7

of which I am ordained a preacher and apostle, (I speak the truth in Christ, I lie not,) a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.

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