Ephesians 3:4
New International Version
In reading this, then, you will be able to understand my insight into the mystery of Christ,

New Living Translation
As you read what I have written, you will understand my insight into this plan regarding Christ.

English Standard Version
When you read this, you can perceive my insight into the mystery of Christ,

Berean Study Bible
In reading this, then, you will be able to understand my insight into the mystery of Christ,

Berean Literal Bible
which, by reading, you are able to understand my insight into the mystery of Christ,

King James Bible
Whereby, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ)

New King James Version
by which, when you read, you may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ),

New American Standard Bible
By referring to this, when you read you can understand my insight into the mystery of Christ,

NASB 1995
By referring to this, when you read you can understand my insight into the mystery of Christ,

NASB 1977
And by referring to this, when you read you can understand my insight into the mystery of Christ,

Amplified Bible
By referring to this, when you read it you can understand my insight into the mystery of Christ,

Christian Standard Bible
By reading this you are able to understand my insight into the mystery of Christ.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
By reading this you are able to understand my insight about the mystery of the Messiah.

American Standard Version
whereby, when ye read, ye can perceive my understanding in the mystery of Christ;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
As whenever you read, you can understand my knowledge in the mystery of The Messiah,

Contemporary English Version
As you read the letter, you will also find out how well I really do understand the mystery about Christ.

Douay-Rheims Bible
As you reading, may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ,

English Revised Version
whereby, when ye read, ye can perceive my understanding in the mystery of Christ;

Good News Translation
and if you will read what I have written, you can learn about my understanding of the secret of Christ.)

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When you read this, you'll see that I understand the mystery about Christ.

International Standard Version
By reading this, you will be able to grasp my understanding of the secret about the Messiah,

Literal Standard Version
in regard to which you are able, reading [it], to understand my knowledge in the secret of the Christ,

NET Bible
When reading this, you will be able to understand my insight into this secret of Christ.

New Heart English Bible
by which, when you read, you can perceive my understanding in the mystery of Christ;

Weymouth New Testament
By means of that explanation, as you read it, you can judge of my insight into the truth of Christ

World English Bible
by which, when you read, you can perceive my understanding in the mystery of Christ;

Young's Literal Translation
in regard to which ye are able, reading it, to understand my knowledge in the secret of the Christ,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Mystery of the Gospel
3that is, the mystery made known to me by revelation, as I have already written briefly. 4In reading this, then, you will be able to understand my insight into the mystery of Christ, 5which was not made known to men in other generations as it has now been revealed by the Spirit to God’s holy apostles and prophets.…

Cross References
Romans 11:25
I do not want you to be ignorant of this mystery, brothers, so that you will not be conceited: A hardening in part has come to Israel, until the full number of the Gentiles has come in.

Romans 16:25
Now to Him who is able to strengthen you by my gospel and by the proclamation of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery concealed for ages past

2 Corinthians 11:6
Although I am not a polished speaker, I am certainly not lacking in knowledge. We have made this clear to you in every way possible.

Ephesians 3:3
that is, the mystery made known to me by revelation, as I have already written briefly.

Ephesians 3:9
and to illuminate for everyone the stewardship of this mystery, which for ages past was kept hidden in God, who created all things.

Ephesians 6:19
Pray also for me, that whenever I open my mouth, words may be given me so that I will boldly make known the mystery of the gospel,

Colossians 1:26
the mystery that was hidden for ages and generations but is now revealed to His saints.

Colossians 4:3
as you pray also for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ, for which I am in chains.


Treasury of Scripture

Whereby, when you read, you may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ)

ye may.

Matthew 13:11
He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.

1 Corinthians 2:6,7
Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought: …

1 Corinthians 13:2
And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.

the mystery.

Ephesians 1:9
Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he hath purposed in himself:

Ephesians 5:32
This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.

Ephesians 6:19
And for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel,









Verse 4. - In accordance with which, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ. Προσ ο}, with reference to which, i.e. to what I wrote afore: to make that more intelligible I write on the subject more fully now, so that you shall see that your instructor is thoroughly informed in this matter of the mystery in Christ - this once concealed but now revealed purpose of his grace.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
In
πρὸς (pros)
Preposition
Strong's 4314: To, towards, with. A strengthened form of pro; a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. Toward.

reading
ἀναγινώσκοντες (anaginōskontes)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 314: To read, know again, know certainly, recognize, discern. From ana and ginosko; to know again, i.e. to read.

this, then,
(ho)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3739: Who, which, what, that.

you will be able to
δύνασθε (dynasthe)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 1410: (a) I am powerful, have (the) power, (b) I am able, I can. Of uncertain affinity; to be able or possible.

understand
νοῆσαι (noēsai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's 3539: From nous; to exercise the mind, i.e. to comprehend, heed.

my
μου (mou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

insight
σύνεσίν (synesin)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 4907: From suniemi; a mental putting together, i.e. Intelligence or the intellect.

into
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

the
τῷ (tō)
Article - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

mystery
μυστηρίῳ (mystēriō)
Noun - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3466: From a derivative of muo; a secret or 'mystery'.

of Christ,
Χριστοῦ (Christou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 5547: Anointed One; the Messiah, the Christ. From chrio; Anointed One, i.e. The Messiah, an epithet of Jesus.


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