New International Version
I became a servant of this gospel by the gift of God's grace given me through the working of his power.
King James Bible
Whereof I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given unto me by the effectual working of his power.
Darby Bible Translation
of which I am become minister according to the gift of the grace of God given to me, according to the working of his power.
World English Bible
of which I was made a servant, according to the gift of that grace of God which was given me according to the working of his power.
Young's Literal Translation
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;
Ephesians 3:7 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Whereof I was made a minister - Διακονος· A deacon, a servant acting under and by the direction of the great Master, Jesus Christ; from whom, by an especial call and revelation, I received the apostolic gifts and office, and by την ενεργειαν της δυναμεως αυτου, the energy, the in-working of his power, this Gospel which I preached was made effectual to the salvation of vast multitudes of Jews and Gentiles.
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But the Lord said to Ananias, "Go! This man is my chosen instrument to proclaim my name to the Gentiles and their kings and to the people of Israel.
For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the faith God has distributed to each of you.
1 Corinthians 3:5
What, after all, is Apollos? And what is Paul? Only servants, through whom you came to believe--as the Lord has assigned to each his task.
and his incomparably great power for us who believe. That power is the same as the mighty strength
Surely you have heard about the administration of God's grace that was given to me for you,
Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us,
if you continue in your faith, established and firm, and do not move from the hope held out in the gospel. This is the gospel that you heard and that has been proclaimed to every creature under heaven, and of which I, Paul, have become a servant.
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