Parallel Verses

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,

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,

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

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;

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,

Verse Picture

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 in which I have been appointed to serve, in virtue of the work which God, in the exercise of His power within me, has graciously entrusted to me. 8 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, 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--


Cross References

1 Corinthians 15:9

For I am the least of the Apostles, and am not fit to be called an Apostle--because I persecuted the Church of God.

Romans 11:33

Oh, how inexhaustible are God's resources and God's wisdom and God's knowledge! How impossible it is to search into His decrees or trace His footsteps!

Ephesians 3:16

to grant you--in accordance with the wealth of His glorious perfections--to be strengthened by His Spirit with power penetrating to your inmost being.

Ephesians 3:16

to grant you--in accordance with the wealth of His glorious perfections--to be strengthened by His Spirit with power penetrating to your inmost being.

Ephesians 3:16-15

to grant you--in accordance with the wealth of His glorious perfections--to be strengthened by His Spirit with power penetrating to your inmost being.

Ephesians 3:16

to grant you--in accordance with the wealth of His glorious perfections--to be strengthened by His Spirit with power penetrating to your inmost being.

Ephesians 3:16-3

to grant you--in accordance with the wealth of His glorious perfections--to be strengthened by His Spirit with power penetrating to your inmost being.

John 1:16

For He it is from whose fulness we have all received, and grace upon grace.

Acts 5:41

They, therefore, left the Sanhedrin and went their way, rejoicing that they had been deemed worthy to suffer disgrace on behalf of the NAME.

Acts 9:15

"Go," replied the Lord; "he is a chosen instrument of Mine to carry My name to the Gentiles and to kings and to the descendants of Israel.

Romans 2:4

Or is it that you think slightingly of His infinite goodness, forbearance and patience, unaware that the goodness of God is gently drawing you to repentance?

Romans 12:10

As for brotherly love, be affectionate to one another; in matters of worldly honour, yield to one another.

Romans 15:15-17

But I write to you the more boldly--partly as reminding you of what you already know--because of the authority graciously entrusted to me by God,

1 Corinthians 1:30

But you--and it is all God's doing--are in Christ Jesus: He has become for us a wisdom which is from God, consisting of righteousness and sanctification and deliverance;

1 Corinthians 2:9

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

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,

Galatians 2:8

for He who had been at work within Peter with a view to his Apostleship to the Jews had also been at work within me with a view to my Apostleship to the Gentiles--

Ephesians 1:7-8

It is in Him, and through the shedding of His blood, that we have our deliverance--the forgiveness of our offences--so abundant was God's grace,

Ephesians 2:7

in order that, by His goodness to us in Christ Jesus, He might display in the Ages to come the transcendent riches of His grace.

Ephesians 3:2

if, that is, you have heard of the work which God has graciously entrusted to me for your benefit,

Ephesians 3:19

yes, to attain to a knowledge of the knowledge-surpassing love of Christ, so that you may be made complete in accordance with God's own standard of completeness.

Philippians 2:3

Do nothing in a spirit of factiousness or of vainglory, but, with true humility, let every one regard the rest as being of more account than himself;

Philippians 4:19

But my God--so great is His wealth of glory in Christ Jesus--will fully supply every need of yours.

Colossians 1:27

to whom it was His will to make known how vast a wealth of glory for the Gentile world is implied in this truth--the truth that 'Christ is in you, the hope of glory.'

Colossians 2:1-3

For I would have you know in how severe a struggle I am engaged on behalf of you and the brethren in Laodicea and of all who have not known me personally,

1 Timothy 1:13

though I was previously a blasphemer and a persecutor and had been insolent in outrage. Yet mercy was shown me, because I had acted ignorantly, not having as yet believed;

1 Timothy 1:15

Faithful is the saying, and deserving of universal acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; among whom I stand foremost.

1 Timothy 2:7

and of which I have been appointed a herald and an Apostle (I am speaking the truth: it is not a fiction)

2 Timothy 1:11

of which I have been appointed a preacher, Apostle and teacher, to the Gentiles.

1 Peter 5:5-6

In the same way you younger men must submit to your elders; and all of you must gird yourselves with humility towards one another, for God sets Himself against the proud, but gives grace to the humble.

Revelation 3:18

Therefore I counsel you to buy of Me gold refined in the fire that you may become rich, and white robes to put on, so as to hide your shameful nakedness, and eye-salve to anoint your eyes with, so that you may be able to see.

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