Ephesians 3:2
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English Standard Version
assuming that you have heard of the stewardship of God’s grace that was given to me for you,

King James Bible
If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to you-ward:

American Standard Version
if so be that ye have heard of the dispensation of that grace of God which was given me to you-ward;

Douay-Rheims Bible
If yet you have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me towards you:

English Revised Version
if so be that ye have heard of the dispensation of that grace of God which was given me to you-ward;

Webster's Bible Translation
If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me on your account.

Weymouth New Testament
if, that is, you have heard of the work which God has graciously entrusted to me for your benefit,

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Vincent's Word Studies

If ye have heard (εἴγε ἠκούσατε)

Here begins a long digression extending to Ephesians 3:14. If, Rev., if so be, means upon the supposition that; not implying the certainty of the assumption, though this shade of meaning is given by the context. The words are a reminder of his preaching among them.

Dispensation (οἰκονομίαν)

See on Ephesians 1:10; see on Colossians 1:25. The divine arrangement or disposition.

Ephesians 3:2 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

ye.

Ephesians 4:21 If so be that you have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus:

Galatians 1:13 For you have heard of my conversation in time past in the Jews' religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God...

Colossians 1:4,6 Since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the love which you have to all the saints...

2 Timothy 1:11 Whereunto I am appointed a preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher of the Gentiles.

the dispensation.

Ephesians 3:8 To me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given...

Ephesians 4:7 But to every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ.

Acts 9:15 But the Lord said to him, Go your way: for he is a chosen vessel to me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings...

Acts 13:2,46 As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said...

Acts 22:21 And he said to me, Depart: for I will send you far hence to the Gentiles.

Acts 26:17,18 Delivering you from the people, and from the Gentiles, to whom now I send you...

Romans 1:5 By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name:

Romans 11:13 For I speak to you Gentiles, inasmuch as I am the apostle of the Gentiles, I magnify my office:

Romans 12:3 For I say, through the grace given to me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think...

Romans 15:15,16 Nevertheless, brothers, I have written the more boldly to you in some sort, as putting you in mind...

1 Corinthians 4:1 Let a man so account of us, as of the ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.

1 Corinthians 9:17-22 For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reward: but if against my will, a dispensation of the gospel is committed to me...

Galatians 1:15,16 But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb, and called me by his grace...

Galatians 2:8,9 (For he that worked effectually in Peter to the apostleship of the circumcision, the same was mighty in me toward the Gentiles:)...

Colossians 1:25-27 Whereof I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given to me for you, to fulfill the word of God...

1 Timothy 1:11 According to the glorious gospel of the blessed God, which was committed to my trust.

1 Timothy 2:7 Whereunto I am ordained a preacher, and an apostle, (I speak the truth in Christ...

2 Timothy 1:11 Whereunto I am appointed a preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher of the Gentiles.

Cross References
1 Corinthians 9:17
For if I do this of my own will, I have a reward, but if not of my own will, I am still entrusted with a stewardship.

Ephesians 1:10
as a plan for the fullness of time, to unite all things in him, things in heaven and things on earth.

Ephesians 3:7
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.

Ephesians 3:9
and to bring to light for everyone what is the plan of the mystery hidden for ages in God, who created all things,

Ephesians 4:7
But grace was given to each one of us according to the measure of Christ's gift.

Colossians 1:25
of which I became a minister according to the stewardship from God that was given to me for you, to make the word of God fully known,

1 Timothy 1:4
nor to devote themselves to myths and endless genealogies, which promote speculations rather than the stewardship from God that is by faith.

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