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

  • Steve morrow
    EPHESIANS 1:17 THAT THE GOD OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST THE FATHER OF GLORY MAY GIVE UNTO YOU THE --- SPIRIT OF WISDOM --- AND REVELATION IN THE KNOWLEDGE OF HIM 1 CORINTHIANS 2:4 AND MY SPEECH AND MY PREACHING WAS NOT WITH ENTICING WORDS OF MANS WISDOM BUT IN DEMONSTRATION OF THE SPIRIT AND OF POWER
  • Steve morrow
    EPHESIANS 1:13 ON WHO ALSO YOU BELIEVED AFTER THAT YOU HEARD THE WORD OF TRUTH NAMELY THE GOSPEL OF YOUR SALVATION WHEREIN WHEN YOU BELIEVED YOU WERE SEALED WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT OF PROMISE*****JOHN 6:27 LABOR NOT FOR THE MEAT WHICH PERISHETH BUT FOR THAT MEAT WHICH ENDURETH UNTO EVERLASTING LIFE WHICH THE SON OF MAN SHALL GIVE UNTO YOU FOR HIM HATH GOD THE FATHER SEALED
  • Ray321
    Wherefore remember, that ye beingin time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands,
    That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world. Ephesians 2:11-12 two types, Jews and Gentiles. Yep
  • Ray321
    My friends, Salvation is simple, yes you have to believe your a sinner and need of a Saviour. Our Salvation is only going to be in the writings of Paul, because Jesus Christ chosen him for our time. Paul said " in the day when God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ according to my gospel. Romans 2:16. If we refuse to believe his gospel, we are going to be judged by Jesus Christ.
  • Bruce
    Ray: Salvation today hasn't changed. We still look to The Cross,His Blood is the cleansing agent,then The Spirit moves in,We have a New Heart, New Mind, Changed. That happens when We feel a tug in Our Heart,ask forgiveness.(John 6:44, 1John 1:9, 2Corinthians 5:17)Baptized and Sealed with The Holy Ghost:Matthew3:11 / Ephesians 1:13 / you only need to know that Your a Sinner. Not a Bible Scholar
  • Ray321
    Stephen, praise the Lord for that message you gave to Lynette. Paul speak of his good news in 1 Corinthians 15:1-4. Most peaple don't read there Bibles. Peaple, we must keep reading our Bibles. Yes, man can teach, but we have to trust that we can find our the truth for ourselves. For Salvation of today, read Romans through Philemon . God bless you. ...

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