Ephesians 3:1
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English Standard Version
For this reason I, Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles—

King James Bible
For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles,

American Standard Version
For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus in behalf of you Gentiles,--

Douay-Rheims Bible
For this cause, I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ, for you Gentiles;

English Revised Version
For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus in behalf of you Gentiles,--

Webster's Bible Translation
For this cause, I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles,

Weymouth New Testament
For this reason I Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles--

Ephesians 3:1 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

For this cause

Seeing ye are so builded together.

Of Christ Jesus (τοῦ Χριστοῦ Ἱησοῦ)

Notice the article, the Christ, and see on Ephesians 2:13.

Gentiles

To whom Paul was expressly sent, and in preaching to whom he had fallen into the hands of the civil law.

Ephesians 3:1 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I.

2 Corinthians 10:1 Now I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who in presence am base among you...

Galatians 5:2 Behold, I Paul say to you, that if you be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing.

the.

Ephesians 4:1 I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that you walk worthy of the vocation with which you are called,

Ephesians 6:20 For which I am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.

Luke 21:12 But before all these, they shall lay their hands on you, and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues, and into prisons...

Acts 21:33 Then the chief captain came near, and took him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains; and demanded who he was...

Acts 26:29 And Paul said, I would to God, that not only you, but also all that hear me this day, were both almost, and altogether such as I am...

Acts 28:17-20 And it came to pass, that after three days Paul called the chief of the Jews together: and when they were come together, he said to them...

2 Corinthians 11:23 Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am more; in labors more abundant, in stripes above measure...

Philippians 1:7 Even as it is meet for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart; inasmuch as both in my bonds...

Philippians 1:13-16 So that my bonds in Christ are manifest in all the palace, and in all other places...

Colossians 1:24 Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake...

Colossians 4:3,18 With praying also for us, that God would open to us a door of utterance, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in bonds...

2 Timothy 1:8,16 Be not you therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner...

2 Timothy 2:9 Wherein I suffer trouble, as an evil doer, even to bonds; but the word of God is not bound.

Philemon 1:1,9 Paul, a prisoner of Jesus Christ, and Timothy our brother, to Philemon our dearly beloved, and fellow laborer...

Revelation 2:10 Fear none of those things which you shall suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that you may be tried...

for.

Galatians 5:11 And I, brothers, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? then is the offense of the cross ceased.

Colossians 1:24 Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake...

1 Thessalonians 2:15,16 Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and their own prophets, and have persecuted us; and they please not God, and are contrary to all men...

2 Timothy 2:10 Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sakes, that they may also obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory...

Cross References
Acts 9:15
But the Lord said to him, "Go, for he is a chosen instrument of mine to carry my name before the Gentiles and kings and the children of Israel.

Acts 23:18
So he took him and brought him to the tribune and said, "Paul the prisoner called me and asked me to bring this young man to you, as he has something to say to you."

2 Corinthians 1:6
If we are afflicted, it is for your comfort and salvation; and if we are comforted, it is for your comfort, which you experience when you patiently endure the same sufferings that we suffer.

2 Corinthians 10:1
I, Paul, myself entreat you, by the meekness and gentleness of Christ--I who am humble when face to face with you, but bold toward you when I am away!--

Galatians 5:24
And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.

Ephesians 3:8
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,

Ephesians 3:11
This was according to the eternal purpose that he has realized in Christ Jesus our Lord,

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