Ephesians 3:12

“In whom we have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

In whom we haue boldnesse and accesse, with confidence, by the faith of him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

in whom we have boldness and confident access through faith in Him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

in whom we have boldness and access in confidence through our faith in him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

By whom we come near to God without fear through faith in him.
- Basic English Bible

in whom we have boldness and access in confidence by the faith of him.
- Darby Bible

In whom we have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of him,
- Webster's Bible

in whom we have this bold and confident access through our faith in Him.
- Weymouth Bible

in whom we have boldness and access in confidence through our faith in him.
- World English Bible

In whom we han trist and nyy comyng, in tristenyng bi the feith of hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

in whom we have the freedom and the access in confidence through the faith of him,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 3:12


3:12 By whom we have free access - Such as those petitioners have, who are introduced to the royal presence by some distinguished favourite. And boldness - Unrestrained liberty of speech, such as children use in addressing an indulgent father, when, without fear of offending, they disclose all their wants, and make known all their requests.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 3:12


Eph 3:12 In whom. In Jesus Christ. We have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of him. All, both Jew and Gentile alike, can come boldly to God. Without the revelation of Christ we could hardly know of God of love, who loved to have us come to him.

Discussion for Ephesians 3

  • Joyce Ballentine
    Ephesians 3:18-19 "May have power, together with all the Lord's holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge- that you may be filled to measure of all the fullness of God." WE WILL NEVER BE ABLE TO UNDERSTAND THE LOVE OF GOD THROUGH HIS SON JESUS UNTIL WE UNDERSTAND THE WAGES OF SIN! Romans 6:23 "For the wages of si
  • Anthony Holloway
    Notice in verse 14, Paul says he bows his knees [ prays] to God The father of our Lord Jesus Christ, of Whom the whole family in heaven and earth is Named', then in verse 16,the prayer starts. I've noticed more powerful and greater results in the lives of fellow believers I've prayed these anointed prayers/ words over. Glory be to God for showing us what to pray! There are many of these examples.
  • Wesley. Haywood
    That a very spiritual. Chapter. In the. Bible. May. God. Bless. You. Guys thank very. Much
  • BSP
    Verse 20 is so encouraging because it tells us that God can do so much more than we could ever think or ask for.
  • Shaun don
    I know that God is an awesome God blessed are that believe in him without doubt whatever he say/promises that's what he does so anchor unto him until u receive your expectations God bless.
  • David
    Yes I used to wonder why God used parables until one day, after I had a Divine experience, I began reading the parables and The Holy Spirit opened my mind to a full understanding of what Jesus was saying. I praise God for that enlightenment into His Scriptures.

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