New Living Translation
assuming, by the way, that you know God gave me the special responsibility of extending his grace to you Gentiles.
King James Bible
If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to you-ward:
Darby Bible Translation
(if indeed ye have heard of the administration of the grace of God which has been given to me towards you,
World English Bible
if it is so that you have heard of the administration of that grace of God which was given me toward you;
Young's Literal Translation
if, indeed, ye did hear of the dispensation of the grace of God that was given to me in regard to you,
Ephesians 3:2 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:2 The dispensation of the grace of God given me in your behalf - That is, the commission to dispense the gracious gospel; to you gentiles in particular. This they had heard from his own mouth.
LibraryThe Paradox of Love's Measure
The breadth, and length, and depth, and height.'--Eph. iii. 18. Of what? There can, I think, be no doubt as to the answer. The next clause is evidently the continuation of the idea begun in that of our text, and it runs: 'And to know the love of Christ which passeth knowledge.' It is the immeasurable measure, then; the boundless bounds and dimensions of the love of Christ which fire the Apostle's thoughts here. Of course, he had no separate idea in his mind attaching to each of these measures …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture Ephesians, Peter,John
The Climax of all Prayer
Love Unknowable and Known
Measureless Power and Endless Glory
1 Corinthians 9:17
If I were doing this on my own initiative, I would deserve payment. But I have no choice, for God has given me this sacred trust.
And this is the plan: At the right time he will bring everything together under the authority of Christ--everything in heaven and on earth.
By God's grace and mighty power, I have been given the privilege of serving him by spreading this Good News.
I was chosen to explain to everyone this mysterious plan that God, the Creator of all things, had kept secret from the beginning.
However, he has given each one of us a special gift through the generosity of Christ.
God has given me the responsibility of serving his church by proclaiming his entire message to you.
1 Timothy 1:4
Don't let them waste their time in endless discussion of myths and spiritual pedigrees. These things only lead to meaningless speculations, which don't help people live a life of faith in God.
Jump to PreviousAccount Administration Assuming Benefit Dispensation Entrusted God's Grace Graciously Hear Heard Indeed Ordering Regard Stewardship Surely Towards Work You-Ward
Jump to NextAccount Administration Assuming Benefit Dispensation Entrusted God's Grace Graciously Hear Heard Indeed Ordering Regard Stewardship Surely Towards Work You-Ward
LinksEphesians 3:2 NIV
Ephesians 3:2 NLT
Ephesians 3:2 ESV
Ephesians 3:2 NASB
Ephesians 3:2 KJV
Ephesians 3:2 Bible Apps
Ephesians 3:2 Biblia Paralela
Ephesians 3:2 Chinese Bible
Ephesians 3:2 French Bible
Ephesians 3:2 German Bible
Ephesians 3:2 Commentaries