Parallel Verses

Noyes New Testament

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

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,

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 [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, 3 that by revelation the mystery was made known to me, as I wrote before in few words,


Cross References

2 Timothy 1:11

for which I was appointed a herald, and an apostle, and a teacher of the gentiles.

Romans 1:5

through whom we received grace and the office of an apostle in behalf of his name, in order to produce obedience to the faith among all nations;

Ephesians 1:10

in reference to the dispensation of the fullness of the times, to gather for himself into one all things in Christ, the things which are in the heavens, and the things on the earth; even in him,

Ephesians 4:7

But to each one of us was given the grace [which he hath] according to the measure of the gift of Christ.

Acts 9:15

But the Lord said to him, Go; for this man is to me a chosen vessel, to bear my name before nations, and kings, and the sons of Israel.

Acts 13:2

And 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

Then Paul and Barnabas said boldly and plainly, It was necessary that the word of God should first be spoken to you; but seeing ye thrust it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of the everlasting life, lo! we turn to the gentiles.

Acts 22:21

And he said to me, Depart; for I will send thee far hence to the gentiles.

Acts 26:17-18

delivering thee from the people, and from the gentiles, to whom I send thee,

Romans 11:13

For I am speaking to you gentiles; inasmuch as I am the apostle of the gentiles, I magnify my office,

Romans 12:3

For through the grace given to me I warn every one among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think soberly, according to the measure of faith which God hath imparted to each.

Romans 15:15-16

But I have written to you, brethren, in a manner somewhat bold on some subjects, as putting you in mind, on account of the grace given me by God

1 Corinthians 4:1

Let a man so account us, as 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, still I have been intrusted with a stewardship.

Galatians 1:13

For ye have heard of my conduct formerly in Judaism; that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God, and was destroying it,

Galatians 1:15-16

But when it pleased him who set me apart from my very birth, and called me through his grace,

Galatians 2:8-9

(for he who wrought for Peter in behalf of the apostleship to the circumcised, wrought also for me in behalf of the gentiles,)

Ephesians 3:8

To me, who am less than the least of all saints, was this grace given, to make known among the gentiles the glad tidings of the unsearchable riches of Christ,

Ephesians 4:21

if indeed ye heard him, and were taught in him, as the truth is in Jesus;

Colossians 1:4

since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the love which ye have to all the saints,

Colossians 1:6

which is come to you, as it is in all the world, and is bearing fruit and growing, as it doth also in you, from the day ye heard it, and knew the grace of God in truth;

Colossians 1:25-27

of which I became a minister, according to the stewardship which God entrusted to me, for you, to fulfill the word of God,

1 Timothy 1:4

nor to give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which occasion disputes rather than promote Gods dispensation which is in faith, [so I do now.]

1 Timothy 1:11

according to the glorious gospel of the blessed God which was committed to my trust.

1 Timothy 2:7

whereunto I was appointed a herald and an apostle, (I speak the truth, I lie not,) a teacher of the gentiles in faith and truth.

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