Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

and how the secret was made known to me by revelation, as I have just briefly written.

New American Standard Bible

that by revelation there was made known to me the mystery, as I wrote before in brief.

King James Version

How that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery; (as I wrote afore in few words,

Holman Bible

The mystery was made known to me by revelation, as I have briefly written above.

International Standard Version

and how this secret was made known to me through a revelation, just as I wrote about briefly in the past.

A Conservative Version

that according to revelation he made known to me the mystery, as I wrote before in brief.

American Standard Version

how that by revelation was made known unto me the mystery, as I wrote before in few words,

Amplified

and that by [divine] revelation the mystery was made known to me, as I have already written in brief.

An Understandable Version

[It is] that God's secret plan [i.e., revealed in the Gospel preached to Gentiles. See verse 6] was made known to me by way of a revelation. [See Acts 9:15; 22:21]. I have already written to you [about this] briefly [i.e., probably a reference to 1:9ff].

Anderson New Testament

that by revelation was made known to me the mystery, (as I briefly wrote above,

Bible in Basic English

How by revelation the secret was made clear to me, as I said before in a short letter,

Common New Testament

that is, the mystery made known to me by revelation, as I have already written briefly.

Daniel Mace New Testament

having revealed to me the secret, I now mention'd in short,

Darby Translation

that by revelation the mystery has been made known to me, (according as I have written before briefly,

John Wesley New Testament

as I wrote before in few words,

Julia Smith Translation

That by revelation he made Known to me the mystery; (as I before wrote briefly,

King James 2000

How that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery; (as I wrote before in few words,

Lexham Expanded Bible

According to revelation the mystery was made known to me, just as I wrote beforehand in brief,

Modern King James verseion

that by revelation He made known to me the mystery (as I wrote before in few words,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For by revelation showed he this mystery unto me, as I wrote above in few words,

Moffatt New Testament

how the divine secret was disclosed to me by a revelation (if you read what I have already written briefly about this,

Montgomery New Testament

You have heard how by direct revelation the secret truth was made known to me, as I have already briefly written you.

NET Bible

that by revelation the divine secret was made known to me, as I wrote before briefly.

New Heart English Bible

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

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

that by revelation the mystery was made known to me,??s I wrote before in a few words,

The Emphasized Bible

How that, by way of revelation, was made known unto me the sacred secret, - even as I before wrote in brief, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery, as I wrote unto you before briefly;

Twentieth Century New Testament

And also that it was by direct revelation that the hidden purpose of God was made known to me, as I have already briefly told you.

Webster

That by revelation he made known to me the mystery, as I wrote before in few words;

Weymouth New Testament

and that by a revelation the truth hitherto kept secret was made known to me as I have already briefly explained it to you.

Williams New Testament

and how by revelation the secret was made known to me, as I have briefly written before.

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

that by revelation was made known to me the mystery, as I wrote before in brief;

Worsley New Testament

that by immediate revelation He made known to me the mystery, (as I wrote before in brief, by which,

Youngs Literal Translation

that by revelation He made known to me the secret, according as I wrote before in few words --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

by
κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

ἀποκάλυψις 
Apokalupsis 
Usage: 18

he made known
γνωρίζω 
Gnorizo 
Usage: 21

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

the mystery
μυστήριον 
Musterion 
Usage: 23

as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

προγράφω 
Prographo 
Usage: 5

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 3:3

Images Ephesians 3:3

Prayers for Ephesians 3:3

Context Readings

The Mystery Of Christ Revealed

3 and how the secret was made known to me by revelation, as I have just briefly written. 4 As you read that, you will be able to understand the insight I have into the secret of the Christ


Cross References

Romans 16:25

To him who can make you strong by the good news I bring and the preaching about Jesus Christ, through the disclosure of the secret kept back for long ages but now revealed,

Acts 22:17

After I had returned to Jerusalem, one day when I was praying in the Temple, I fell into a trance,

Acts 22:21

But he said to me, 'Go! I will send you far away to the heathen.' "

Ephesians 3:9

and making clear how the secret purpose is to be worked out which has been hidden away for ages in God the creator of all things,

Romans 11:25

For to keep you from thinking too well of yourselves, brothers, I do not want you to miss this secret, that only partial insensibility has come upon Israel, to last until all the heathen have come in,

Galatians 1:12

I did not receive it from any man, and I was not taught it, but it came to me through a revelation of Jesus Christ.

Acts 23:9

So there was a great uproar, and some scribes of the Pharisees' party got up and insisted, "We find nothing wrong with this man. Suppose some spirit or angel really spoke to him!"

Acts 26:15-19

'Who are you, sir?' said I. The Lord said, 'I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting.

1 Corinthians 2:9-10

But, as the Scripture says, there are things "Which no eye ever saw and no ear ever heard, And never occurred to the human mind, Which God has provided for those who love him."

Galatians 1:16-19

to reveal his Son to me, so that I might preach the good news about him to the heathen, immediately, instead of consulting with any human being,

Ephesians 1:9-11

He has given us perfect insight into his secret purpose and understanding of it, in following out the design he planned to carry out in Christ,

Ephesians 1:17

The God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, grant you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation through the knowledge of himself,

Ephesians 2:11-22

So remember that you were once physically heathen, and called uncircumcised by those who called themselves circumcised, though only physically, by human hands.

Ephesians 3:4

As you read that, you will be able to understand the insight I have into the secret of the Christ

Ephesians 3:4-27

As you read that, you will be able to understand the insight I have into the secret of the Christ

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