Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

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--

New American Standard Bible

and to bring to light what is the administration of the mystery which for ages has been hidden in God who created all things;

King James Version

And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ:

Holman Bible

and to shed light for all about the administration of the mystery hidden for ages in God who created all things.

International Standard Version

and help everyone see how this secret that has been at work was hidden for ages by God, who created all things.

A Conservative Version

and to make all men see what is the administration of the mystery hidden from the ages in God who created all things through Jesus Christ.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

and to make plain [to everyone] the plan of the mystery [regarding the uniting of believing Jews and Gentiles into one body] which [until now] was kept hidden through the ages in [the mind of] God who created all things.

An Understandable Version

[I was given the responsibility] to enlighten all people regarding the working out of God's secret plan, which has been kept hidden for ages in [the heart of] God, who created everything.

Anderson New Testament

and enlighten all men with respect to the plan of the mystery, which was concealed from the ages in God, who created all things;

Bible in Basic English

And make all men see what is the ordering of the secret which from the first has been kept in God who made all things;

Common New Testament

and to make plain to everyone the administration of the mystery which for ages has been hidden in God who created all things;

Daniel Mace New Testament

and display to all the world that mysterious dispensation, which from all past ages has been conceal'd in the secret purpose of God, who created all things:

Darby Translation

and to enlighten all with the knowledge of what is the administration of the mystery hidden throughout the ages in God, who has created all things,

Goodspeed New Testament

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,

John Wesley New Testament

And to let all men see, what is the fellowship of the mystery, which was hidden from the beginning of the world by God, who created all things by Jesus Christ:

Julia Smith Translation

And to enlighten all what the distribution of the mystery, concealed from times immemorial in God, having created all things by Jesus Christ:

King James 2000

And to make all men see what is the plan of the mystery, which from the beginning of the ages has been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ:

Lexham Expanded Bible

and to enlighten everyone [as to] what [is] the administration of the mystery hidden from the ages by God, who created all [things],

Modern King James verseion

and to bring to light what is the fellowship of the mystery which from eternity has been hidden in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and to make all men see what the fellowship of the mystery is, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, which made all things through Jesus Christ,

Moffatt New Testament

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,

Montgomery New Testament

and should make all men see the new dispensation of that secret purpose, hidden from eternity in the God who founded the universe,

NET Bible

and to enlighten everyone about God's secret plan -- a secret that has been hidden for ages in God who has created all things.

New Heart English Bible

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

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

and to enlighten all men as to the dispensation of the mystery concealed from eternity in God who created all things,

The Emphasized Bible

And to bring to light - what is the administration of the sacred secret which had been hidden away from the ages in God, who did all things create:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and to make all men see what the communication of that mystery means, which was hid from the beginning in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ:

Twentieth Century New Testament

And to make clear what is God's way of working out that hidden purpose which from the first has been concealed in the mind of the Creator of all things;

Webster

And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ:

Williams New Testament

and to make clear how is to be carried out the trusteeship of this secret which has for ages been hidden away in God, the Creator of all things,

World English Bible

and to make all men see what is the administration of the mystery which for ages has been hidden in God, who created all things through Jesus Christ;

Worrell New Testament

and to plainly show what is the dispensation of the mystery which from the ages has been hidden away in God, Who made all things;

Worsley New Testament

and make all men to see the communication of the mystery, which from the ages past hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ;

Youngs Literal Translation

and to cause all to see what is the fellowship of the secret that hath been hid from the ages in God, who the all things did create by Jesus Christ,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

to make
φωτίζω 
Photizo 
Usage: 10

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

φωτίζω 
Photizo 
Usage: 10

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

is the fellowship
κοινωνία 
Koinonia 
Usage: 20

of the mystery
μυστήριον 
Musterion 
Usage: 23


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

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

the beginning of the world
αἰών 
Aion 
Usage: 101

ἀποκρύπτω 
Apokrupto 
Usage: 3

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

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

who

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

κτίζω 
Ktizo 
Usage: 13

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

by
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

References

Morish

Watsons

Images Ephesians 3:9

Prayers for Ephesians 3:9

Context Readings

The Mystery Of Christ Revealed

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-- 10 concealed in order that the Church might now be used to display to the powers and authorities in the heavenly realms the innumerable aspects of God's wisdom.


Cross References

Colossians 1:26

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

Colossians 3:3

For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

Colossians 3:3

For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

Colossians 3:3

For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

Matthew 10:27

What I tell you in the dark, speak in the light; and what is whispered into your ear, proclaim upon the roofs of the houses.

Matthew 13:35

in fulfilment of the saying of the Prophet, "I will open my mouth in figurative language, I will utter things kept hidden since the creation of all things."

Matthew 25:34

"Then the King will say to those at His right, "'Come, my Father's blessed ones, receive your inheritance of the Kingdom which has been divinely intended for you ever since the creation of the world.

Matthew 28:19

Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations; baptize them into the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit;

Mark 16:15-16

Then He said to them, "Go the whole world over, and proclaim the Good News to all mankind.

Luke 24:47

and that proclamation would be made, in His name, of repentance and forgiveness of sins to all the nations, beginning in Jerusalem.

John 1:1-3

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

John 5:17

His reply to their accusation was, "My Father works unceasingly, and so do I."

John 5:19

"In most solemn truth I tell you," replied Jesus, "that the Son can do nothing of Himself--He can only do what He sees the Father doing; for whatever He does, that the Son does in like manner.

John 10:30

I and the Father are one."

Acts 15:18

Says the Lord, who has been making these things known from ages long past.'

Romans 16:25-26

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,

1 Corinthians 2:7

But in dealing with truths hitherto kept secret we speak of God's wisdom--that hidden wisdom which, before the world began, God pre-destined, so that it should result in glory to us;

Ephesians 1:4

even as, in His love, He chose us as His own in Christ before the creation of the world, that we might be holy and without blemish in His presence.

Ephesians 1:9-10

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

Ephesians 3:3-5

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

Colossians 1:16-17

For in Him was created the universe of things in heaven and on earth, things seen and things unseen, thrones, dominions, princedoms, powers--all were created, and exist through and for Him.

Colossians 1:23

if, indeed, you are still firmly holding to faith as your foundation, without ever shifting from your hope that rests on the Good News that you have heard, which has been proclaimed in the whole creation under Heaven, and in which I Paul have been appointed to serve.

2 Thessalonians 2:13

And from us thanks are always due to God on your behalf--brethren whom the Lord loves--because God from the beginning has chosen you for salvation through the Spirit's sanctifying influence and your belief in the truth.

1 Timothy 3:16

And, beyond controversy, great is the mystery of our religion-- that Christ appeared in human form, and His claims justified by the Spirit, was seen by angels and proclaimed among Gentile nations, was believed on in the world, and received up again into glory.

2 Timothy 1:9

For He saved us and called us with a holy call, not in accordance with our desserts, but in accordance with His own purpose and the free grace which He bestowed on us in Christ Jesus before the commencement of the Ages,

2 Timothy 4:17

The Lord, however, stood by me and filled me with inward strength, that through me the Message might be fully proclaimed and that all the Gentiles might hear it; and I was rescued from the lion's jaws.

Titus 1:2

in hope of the Life of the Ages which God, who is never false to His word, promised before the commencement of the Ages.

Hebrews 1:2-3

has at the end of these days spoken to us through a Son, who is the pre-destined Lord of the universe, and through whom He made the Ages.

Hebrews 3:3-4

For Jesus has been counted worthy of greater glory than Moses, in so far as he who has built a house has higher honour than the house itself.

1 Peter 1:20

He was pre-destined indeed to this work, even before the creation of the world, but has been plainly manifested in these last days for the sake of you who, through Him,

Revelation 4:11

saying, "It is fitting, O our Lord and God, That we should ascribe unto Thee the glory and the honor and the power; For Thou didst create all things, And because it was Thy will they came into existence, and were created."

Revelation 13:8

And all the inhabitants of the earth will be found to be worshipping him: every one whose name is not recorded in the Book of Life--the Book of the Lamb who has been offered in sacrifice ever since the creation of the world.

Revelation 14:6

And I saw another angel flying across the sky, carrying the Good News of the Ages to tell to every nation, tribe, language and people, among those who live on the earth.

Revelation 17:8

"The Wild Beast which you have seen was, and is not, and yet is destined to re-ascend, before long, out of the bottomless pit and go his way into perdition. And the inhabitants of the earth will be filled with amazement--all whose names are not in the Book of Life, having been recorded there ever since the creation of the world--when they see the Wild Beast: because he was, and is not, and yet is to come.

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