Parallel Verses

Moffatt New Testament

less than the least of all saints as I am, this grace was vouchsafed me, that I should bring the Gentiles the gospel of the fathomless wealth of Christ

New American Standard Bible

To me, the very least of all saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unfathomable riches of Christ,

King James Version

Unto 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;

Holman Bible

This grace was given to me—the least of all the saints—to proclaim to the Gentiles the incalculable riches of the Messiah,

International Standard Version

To me, the very least of all the saints, this grace was given so that I might proclaim to the gentiles the immeasurable wealth of the Messiah

A Conservative Version

To me, a man less than the least of all the sanctified, this grace was given to preach good-news among the Gentiles, the unsearchable wealth of Christ,

American Standard Version

Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, was this grace given, to preach unto the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ;

Amplified

To me, [though I am] the very least of all the saints (God’s people), this grace [which is undeserved] was graciously given, to proclaim to the Gentiles the good news of the incomprehensible riches of Christ [that spiritual wealth which no one can fully understand],

An Understandable Version

This favor of preaching the unfathomable riches of Christ to the Gentiles was given to me [even though] I am the least significant of all saints [i.e., God's holy people].

Anderson New Testament

to me, who am by far the least of all the saints, has this grace been given, that I might preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of the Christ,

Bible in Basic English

To me, who am less than the least of all the saints, was this grace given, so that I might make clear to the Gentiles the good news of the unending wealth of Christ:

Common New Testament

To me, though I am the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ,

Daniel Mace New Testament

upon me, who am the meanest of all christians, is this favour bestowed, that I should proclaim to the Gentiles the undiscoverable advantages by Christ;

Darby Translation

To me, less than the least of all saints, has this grace been given, to announce among the nations the glad tidings of the unsearchable riches of the Christ,

Goodspeed New Testament

To me, the very least of all his people, this favor has been given, of preaching to the heathen the inexhaustible wealth of the Christ,

John Wesley New Testament

Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints is this grace given, to preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ.

Julia Smith Translation

To me, the least of all the holy ones, was this grace given, to announce the good news in the nations, the untraceable riches of Christ.

King James 2000

Unto 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;

Lexham Expanded Bible

To me, the least of all the saints, was given this grace: to proclaim the good news of the fathomless riches of Christ to the Gentiles,

Modern King James verseion

This grace is given to me (who am less than the least of all saints) to preach the gospel of the unsearchable riches of Christ among the nations,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Unto me, the least of all saints, is this grace given; that I should preach among the gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ,

Montgomery New Testament

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

NET Bible

To me -- less than the least of all the saints -- this grace was given, to proclaim to the Gentiles the unfathomable riches of Christ

New Heart English Bible

To me, the very least of all saints, was this grace given, to proclaim to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ,

Noyes New Testament

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,

Sawyer New Testament

To me, who am the least of all saints, was this grace given, to preach to the nations the unsearchable riches of Christ,

The Emphasized Bible

Unto me - the less than least of all saints, was given this favour, unto the nations, to announce the glad-message of the untraceable riches of the Christ,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Yes, to me, who am less than the least of all Christ's People, was this charge entrusted!--to tell the Gentiles the Good News of the boundless wealth to be found in the Christ,

Webster

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;

Weymouth New Testament

To me who am less than the least of all God's people has this work been graciously entrusted--to proclaim to the Gentiles the Good News of the exhaustless wealth of Christ,

Williams New Testament

yes, on me, the very least of all His people, this unmerited favor was bestowed -- that I might preach as good news to the heathen the boundless riches of Christ,

World English Bible

To me, the very least of all saints, was this grace given, to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ,

Worrell New Testament

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

Worsley New Testament

On me, who am less than the least of all saints, was this grace bestowed, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ,

Youngs Literal Translation

to me -- the less than the least of all the saints -- was given this grace, among the nations to proclaim good news -- the untraceable riches of the Christ,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Unto me
ἐμοί 
Emoi 
me, I, mine, my, 9
Usage: 58

who am

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

ἐλαχιστότερος 
Elachistoteros 
Usage: 1

of all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

is
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

εὐαγγελίζω 
Euaggelizo 
Usage: 50

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

the Gentiles
ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132

ἀνεξιχνίαστος 
Anexichniastos 
Usage: 2

πλοῦτος 
Ploutos 
Usage: 19

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 3:8

References

Images Ephesians 3:8

Prayers for Ephesians 3:8

Context Readings

The Mystery Of Christ Revealed

7 Such is the gospel which I was called to serve by the endowment of God's grace which was vouchsafed me, by the energy of his power; 8 less than the least of all saints as I am, this grace was vouchsafed me, that I should bring the Gentiles the gospel of the fathomless wealth of Christ 9 and enlighten all men upon the new order of that divine secret which God the Creator of all concealed from eternity ??10 intending to let the full sweep of the divine wisdom be disclosed now by the church to the angelic Rulers and Authorities in the heavenly sphere,


Cross References

1 Corinthians 15:9

For I am the very least of the apostles, unfit to bear the name of apostle, since I persecuted the church of God.

Romans 11:33

What a fathomless wealth lies in the wisdom and knowledge of God! How inscrutable his judgments! How mysterious his methods!

Ephesians 3:16

praying Him out of the wealth of his glory to grant you a mighty increase of strength by his Spirit in the inner man.

Ephesians 3:16

praying Him out of the wealth of his glory to grant you a mighty increase of strength by his Spirit in the inner man.

Ephesians 3:16-15

praying Him out of the wealth of his glory to grant you a mighty increase of strength by his Spirit in the inner man.

Ephesians 3:16

praying Him out of the wealth of his glory to grant you a mighty increase of strength by his Spirit in the inner man.

Ephesians 3:16-3

praying Him out of the wealth of his glory to grant you a mighty increase of strength by his Spirit in the inner man.

John 1:16

For we have all been receiving grace after grace from his fulness;

Acts 5:41

The apostles left the Sanhedrin, rejoicing that they had been considered worthy of suffering dishonour for the sake of the Name;

Acts 9:15

But the Lord said to him, "Go; I have chosen him to be the means of bringing my Name before the Gentiles and their kings as well as before the sons of Israel.

Romans 2:4

Or are you slighting all his wealth of kindness, forbearance, and patience? Do you not know his kindness is meant to make you repent?

Romans 12:10

Put affection into your love for the brotherhood; be forward to honour one another;

Romans 15:15-17

Still, by way of refreshing your memory, I have written you with a certain freedom, in virtue of my divine commission

1 Corinthians 1:30

This is the God to whom you owe your being in Christ Jesus, whom God has made our 'Wisdom,' that is, our righteousness and consecration and redemption;

1 Corinthians 2:9

No, as it is written, what no eye has ever seen, what no ear has ever heard, what never entered the mind of man, God has prepared all that for those who love him.

Galatians 1:16

and when he chose to reveal his Son to me, that I might preach him to the Gentiles, instead of consulting with any human being,

Galatians 2:8

(for He who equipped Peter to be an apostle of the circumcised equipped me as well for the uncircumcised),

Ephesians 1:7-8

in whom we enjoy our redemption, the forgiveness of our trespasses, by the blood he shed.

Ephesians 2:7

to display throughout ages to come his surpassing wealth of grace and goodness toward us in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 2:7

to display throughout ages to come his surpassing wealth of grace and goodness toward us in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 3:19

by knowing the love of Christ which surpasses all knowledge! May you be filled with the entire fulness of God!

Philippians 2:3

never acting for private ends or from vanity, but humbly considering each other the better man,

Philippians 4:19

My God will supply all your own needs from his wealth in Glory in Christ Jesus.

Colossians 1:27

It is His will that they should understand the glorious wealth which this secret holds for the Gentiles, in the fact of Christ's presence among you as your hope of glory.

Colossians 2:1-3

Striving? Yes, I want you to understand my deep concern for you and for those at Laodicea, for all who have never seen my face.

1 Timothy 1:13

though I had formerly been a blasphemer and a persecutor and a wanton aggressor. I obtained mercy because in my unbelief I had acted out of ignorance;

1 Timothy 1:15

It is a sure word, it deserves all praise, that "Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners"; and though I am the foremost of sinners,

1 Timothy 2:7

and I was appointed to be its herald and apostle (I am not telling a lie, it is quite true), to teach the Gentiles faith and truth.

2 Timothy 1:11

Of that gospel I have been appointed a herald and an apostle and a teacher,

1 Peter 5:5-6

You younger men must also submit to the presbyters. Indeed you must all put on the apron of humility to serve one another, for the haughty God opposes, but to the humble he gives grace.

Revelation 3:18

I advise you to buy from me gold refined in the fire, that you may be rich, white raiment to clothe you and prevent the shame of your nakedness from being seen, and salve to rub on your eyes, that you may see.

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