Parallel Verses

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.

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,

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;

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, that is, you have heard of the work which God has graciously entrusted to me for your benefit, 3 and that by a revelation the truth hitherto kept secret was made known to me as I have already briefly explained it to you. 4 By means of that explanation, as you read it, you can judge of my insight into the truth of Christ


Cross References

Romans 16:25

To Him who has it in His power to make you strong, as declared in the Good News which I am spreading, and the proclamation concerning Jesus Christ, in harmony with the unveiling of the Truth which in the periods of past Ages remained unuttered,

Acts 22:17

"After my return to Jerusalem, and while praying in the Temple, I fell into a trance.

Acts 22:21

"'Go,' He replied; 'I will send you as an Apostle to nations far away.'"

Ephesians 3:9

and to show all men in a clear light what my stewardship is. It is the stewardship of the truth which from all the Ages lay concealed in the mind of God, the Creator of all things--

Romans 11:25

For there is a truth, brethren, not revealed hitherto, of which I do not wish to leave you in ignorance, for fear you should attribute superior wisdom to yourselves--the truth, I mean, that partial blindness has fallen upon Israel until the great mass of the Gentiles have come in;

Galatians 1:12

For, in fact, it was not from man that I received or learnt it, but by a revelation from Jesus Christ.

Acts 23:9

So there arose a great uproar; and some of the Scribes belonging to the sect of the Pharisees sprang to their feet and fiercely contended, saying, "We find no harm in the man. What if a spirit has spoken to him, or an angel----!"

Acts 26:15-19

"'Who art Thou, Lord?' I asked. "'I am Jesus whom you are persecuting,' the Lord replied.

1 Corinthians 2:9-10

But--to use the words of Scripture--we speak of things which eye has not seen nor ear heard, and which have never entered the heart of man: all that God has in readiness for them that love Him.

Galatians 1:16-19

saw fit to reveal His Son within me in order that I might tell among the Gentiles the Good News concerning Him, at once I did not confer with any human being,

Ephesians 1:9-11

when He made known to us the secret of His will. And this is in harmony with God's merciful purpose

Ephesians 1:17

For I always beseech the God of our Lord Jesus Christ--the Father most glorious--to give you a spirit of wisdom and penetration through an intimate knowledge of Him,

Ephesians 2:11-22

Therefore, do not forget that formerly you were Gentiles as to your bodily condition. You were called the Uncircumcision by those who style themselves the Circumcised--their circumcision being one which the knife has effected.

Ephesians 3:4

By means of that explanation, as you read it, you can judge of my insight into the truth of Christ

Colossians 1:26-27

the truth which has been kept secret from all ages and generations, but has now been revealed to His people,

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