English Standard Version
Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us,
King James Bible
Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us,
Darby Bible Translation
But to him that is able to do far exceedingly above all which we ask or think, according to the power which works in us,
World English Bible
Now to him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us,
Young's Literal Translation
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,
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CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
Exceeding abundantly (ὑπερεκπερισσοῦ)
Only here, 1 Thessalonians 3:10; 1 Thessalonians 5:13. Superabundantly. One of the numerous compounds of ὑπέρ beyond, over and above, of which Paul is fond. Of twenty-eight words compounded with this preposition in the New Testament, Paul alone uses twenty. For the order and construction, see next note.
Above all (ὑπὲρ πάντα)
These words should not be connected with that, as A.V. and Rev.: "above all that we ask," etc. They form with do an independent clause. The next clause begins with exceedingly above, and is construed with ὧν that which we ask, etc. Read the whole, "Unto Him who is able to do beyond all, exceedingly above that which," etc.
LibraryAugust 28. "According to the Power that Worketh in Us" (Eph. Iii. 20).
"According to the power that worketh in us" (Eph. iii. 20). When we reach the place of union with God, through the indwelling of the Holy Ghost, we come into the inheritance of external blessing and enter upon the land of our possession. Then our physical health and strength come to us through the power of our interior life; then the prayer is fulfilled, that we shall be in health and prosper, as our soul prospereth. Then, with the kingdom of God and His righteousness within us, all things are added …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Strengthened with Might
First Day for the Power of the Holy Spirit
Strength and Indwelling.
1 Kings 3:13
I give you also what you have not asked, both riches and honor, so that no other king shall compare with you, all your days.
Now to him who is able to strengthen you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery that was kept secret for long ages
2 Corinthians 9:8
And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.
Of this gospel I was made a minister according to the gift of God's grace, which was given me by the working of his power.
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