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Ephesians 3 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:1 - For this cause, I Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for you the nations,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:2 - if, indeed, ye did hear of the dispensation of the grace of God that was given to me in regard to you,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:3 - that by revelation He made known to me the secret, according as I wrote before in few words --
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:4 - in regard to which ye are able, reading it, to understand my knowledge in the secret of the Christ,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:5 - which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men, as it was now revealed to His holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit --
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:6 - that the nations be fellow-heirs, and of the same body, and partakers of His promise in the Christ, through the good news,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:7 - of which I became a ministrant, according to the gift of the grace of God that was given to me, according to the working of His power;
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:8 - 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,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:9 - 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,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:10 - that there might be made known now to the principalities and the authorities in the heavenly places, through the assembly, the manifold wisdom of God,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:11 - according to a purpose of the ages, which He made in Christ Jesus our Lord,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:12 - in whom we have the freedom and the access in confidence through the faith of him,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:13 - wherefore, I ask you not to faint in my tribulations for you, which is your glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:14 - For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:15 - of whom the whole family in the heavens and on earth is named,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:16 - that He may give to you, according to the riches of His glory, with might to be strengthened through His Spirit, in regard to the inner man,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:17 - that the Christ may dwell through the faith in your hearts, in love having been rooted and founded,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:18 - that ye may be in strength to comprehend, with all the saints, what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:19 - to know also the love of the Christ that is exceeding the knowledge, that ye may be filled -- to all the fulness of God;
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:20 - and to Him who is able above all things to do exceeding abundantly what we ask or think, according to the power that is working in us,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:21 - to Him is the glory in the assembly in Christ Jesus, to all the generations of the age of the ages. Amen.

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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