Parallel Verses

Noyes New Testament

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

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,

Goodspeed New Testament

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

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,

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

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, 4 whereby, when ye read, ye may perceive my insight into the mystery of Christ;


Cross References

Romans 16:25

Now to him who is able to establish you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which for eternal ages was unrevealed,

Acts 22:17

And it came to pass after my return to Jerusalem, while I was praying in the temple, that I fell into a trance,

Acts 22:21

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

Ephesians 3:9

to make all men see what is the dispensation of the mystery, which hath been hidden for ages in God, who created all things;

Romans 11:25

For I would not have you ignorant, brethren, of this mystery, lest ye should be wise in your own conceits, that blindness hath to some extent come upon Israel, until the fullness of the gentiles shall have come in.

Galatians 1:12

for I did not receive it from man nor was I taught it by any man, but it was revealed to me by Jesus Christ.

Acts 23:9

And there arose a great clamor; and scribes of the party of the Pharisees arose, and contended, saying, We find nothing amiss in this man; but if a spirit hath spoken to him or an angel

Acts 26:15-19

And I said, Who art thou, Lord? And the Lord said, I am Jesus, whom thou persecutest.

1 Corinthians 2:9-10

but, as it is written: "The things which eye hath not seen, and ear hath not heard, and which have not entered into the heart of man, the great things which God hath prepared for those that love him."

Galatians 1:16-19

to reveal his Son within me, that I might publish the glad tidings of him among the gentiles, immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood,

Ephesians 1:9-11

having made known to us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he purposed in himself

Ephesians 1:17

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, would give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the full knowledge of him;

Ephesians 2:11-22

Wherefore remember, that in time past ye, the gentiles in the flesh, who are called uncircumcised by those who are called circumcised, having the circumcision of the flesh, performed by hand,

Ephesians 3:4

whereby, when ye read, ye may perceive my insight into the mystery of Christ;

Colossians 1:26-27

the mystery which hath been hidden for ages and generations, but hath been now revealed to his saints;

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