Ephesians 1:8

“Wherein he hath abounded toward us in all wisdom and prudence;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Wherein hee hath abounded toward vs in all wisedome and prudence:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

which He lavished on us. In all wisdom and insight
- New American Standard Version (1995)

which he made to abound toward us in all wisdom and prudence,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Which he gave us in full measure in all wisdom and care;
- Basic English Bible

which he has caused to abound towards us in all wisdom and intelligence,
- Darby Bible

In which he hath abounded towards us in all wisdom and prudence;
- Webster's Bible

the grace which He, the possessor of all wisdom and understanding, lavished upon us,
- Weymouth Bible

which he made to abound toward us in all wisdom and prudence,
- World English Bible

that aboundide greetli in vs in al wisdom and prudence,
- Wycliffe Bible

in which He did abound toward us in all wisdom and prudence,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 1:8


1:8 In all wisdom - Manifested by God in the whole scheme of our salvation. And prudence - Which be hath wrought in us, that we may know and do all his acceptable and perfect will.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 1:8


Eph 1:8 Wherein he hath abounded toward us. The grace of God. See Eph 1:7. In all wisdom and prudence. These attributes, ascribed to God, are fully shown in his grace and mercy.

Discussion for Ephesians 1

  • Joyce Cardoza
    God said you must rightly devide the word, and we are also in the dispensation of Grace, the entire Bible is written for us, but not every verse is addressed to us, or written about us, if you read the red letters of Jesus Christ, then read what He taught after he paid our sin debt, and you really knew how to read and teach the truth, you would not teach the way you do, Ephesians 2:8 it was hidden
  • Michael c theriault
    thank you lord for saving me lord and washing my sins away
  • 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
    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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