Ephesians 1:15

“Wherefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and love unto all the saints,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Wherefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Iesus, and loue vnto all the Saints,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For this reason I too, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which {exists} among you and your love for all the saints,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For this cause I also, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which is among you, and the love which `ye show' toward all the saints,
- American Standard Version (1901)

For this cause I, having had news of the faith in the Lord Jesus which is among you, and which you make clear to all the saints,
- Basic English Bible

Wherefore *I* also, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which [is] in you, and the love which [ye have] towards all the saints,
- Darby Bible

Wherefore I also, having heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and love to all the saints,
- Webster's Bible

For this reason I too, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which prevails among you, and of your love for all God's people,
- Weymouth Bible

For this cause I also, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which is among you, and the love which you have toward all the saints,
- World English Bible

Therfor and Y herynge youre feith, that is in Crist Jhesu, and the loue in to alle seyntis,
- Wycliffe Bible

Because of this I also, having heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and the love to all the saints,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 1:15


1:15 Since I heard of your faith and love - That is, of their perseverance and increase therein.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 1:15


Eph 1:15 After I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus. This verse has been thought to show that Paul was not personally acquainted with those to whom he wrote, and hence that this letter could not be addressed to the Ephesians; but he used similar language of Philemon, one of his own converts. See Phm 1:5. The language is natural if Paul left Ephesus in the spring of A.D. 57, and wrote this letter about the close of A.D. 62 (Conybeare and Howson), more than five years after. During this period he could only know of the faith and love of the Ephesians by what he heard.

Discussion for Ephesians 1

  • Anthony Holloway
    Praise God for sealing us with His Holy Spirit when we were born again as stated in vs.13 of chapter 1. Also God through Paul shows us inspired words to pray over fellow believers in verses 17-23...notice Paul in verse 16 says he makes mention or speaks words ...and there is a [ ;] semicolon after the word prayers, then in verse 17 he begins what he prays for over his fellow believers. Praise God!
  • Clyde Lester Banks
    I believe that Ephesians is the definition of the salvation method of all the believers. Who believe that Jesus Christ is the one true God, and the creator of all the people of the Earth, and Angels, and all things from the foundation of the world. Called to be saints by receiving the spirit of God in them-with the Holy Ghost of God. They that worship Him, must worship him in spirit and in truth.
  • Word
    J they do love death, which is to say the devil. They, the ones that went against Jesus are but not all of those wrote of in Matt. 13 vs 36 to 44 speaking of the tares the wicked one sends to earth. At the attempted overthrow by Satan when he tried to steal the mercy seat that he was to guard those followed Satan.
  • Word
    Bible reader that's true and God is a righteous Judge so when the Great White Throne Judgment occurrs it is your actions and what you did is what condemns a person or if good they get good rewards. If one truly is sorry and that sin is heart felt because God knows and one ask for forgiveness it will be cleared through Christ.
  • Bible reader
    JESUS loves everyone NOT the sin that the individual does.
  • Word
    Chosen saints the elect before the foundation because they knew and know the truth of the word. Predestin from before the foundation. Reads like Jeremiah that GOD KNEW them before this earth age of the flesh and they are destin to stand with Christ.

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