Ephesians 3:10

“To the intent that now unto the principalities and powers in heavenly places might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

To the intent that now vnto the principalities and powers in heauenly places, might be knowen by the church, the manifold wisedome of God,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

so that the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known through the church to the rulers and the authorities in the heavenly {places.}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

to the intent that now unto the principalities and the powers in the heavenly `places' might be made known through the church the manifold wisdom of God,
- American Standard Version (1901)

So that now to the rulers and the authorities in the heavens might be made clear through the church the wide-shining wisdom of God,
- Basic English Bible

in order that now to the principalities and authorities in the heavenlies might be made known through the assembly the all-various wisdom of God,
- Darby Bible

To the intent that now to the principalities and powers in heavenly places might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God,
- Webster's Bible

concealed in order that the Church might now be used to display to the powers and authorities in the heavenly realms the innumerable aspects of God's wisdom.
- Weymouth Bible

to the intent that now through the assembly the manifold wisdom of God might be made known to the principalities and the powers in the heavenly places,
- World English Bible

that the myche fold wisdom of God be knowun to princis and potestatis in heuenli thingis bi the chirche,
- Wycliffe Bible

that there might be made known now to the principalities and the authorities in the heavenly [places], through the assembly, the manifold wisdom of God,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 3:10


3:10 That the manifold wisdom of God might be made known by the church - By what is done in the church, which is the theatre of the divine wisdom.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 3:10


Eph 3:10 To the intent. The mystery had been hidden during all the ages, but was now revealed in order that the manifold wisdom of God might be made known. It was made known, (1) To the Gentiles by preaching the gospel. (2) To Jews. This is implied in the "all" of Eph 3:9. (3) To principalities and powers in heavenly places; that is, to angelic beings. See 1Pe 1:12. By the church. As the fruit of God's wisdom revealed in the gospel, and especially by the union of Jews and Gentiles in one body.

Discussion for Ephesians 3

  • Lisa
    We all go through hard times my faith is what carries me through the hardest. I don't just praise our Heavenly Father durning bad times i praise him for the simple things to the good times the choice he gave me is to trust him and i trust him with everything in me.I know everything i endure one day he will take it away and that I will hurt no more.He will heal me and my son. Love to all
  • LISA JOHNSON
    Unto him be respect in the
    Temple by God Amen!
  • Lorna
    I love the verse. It motivates me
  • Steve morrow
    LUKE 6:46 AND WHY CALL YOU ME LORD LORD AND DO NO THE THINGS WHICH I SAY ---- JOHN 10:5 AND A STRANGER WILL THEY NOT FOLLOW BUT WILL FLEE FROM HIM FOR THEY HEAR NOT THE VOICE OF STRANGERS ---- JOHN 10:27 MY SHEEP HEAR MY VOICE AND I KNOW THEM AND THEY FOLLOW ME ---- 1 CORINTHIANS 11:1 BE YE FOLLOWERS OF ME EVEN AS I ALSO AM OF CHRIST JOHN 12:48 HE THAT REJECTETH ME AND RECEIVETH NOT MY HATH ONE THAT JUDGETH HIM --- THE WORD --- THAT I HAVE SPOKEN THE SAME SHALL JUDGE HIM IN THE LAST DAY 12:49 FOR I HAVE NOT SPOKEN OF MYSELF BUT THE FATHER WHICH SENT ME HE GAVE ME A COMMANDMENT WHAT I SHOULD SAY AND WHAT I SHOULD SPEAK ---- ROMANS 15:18 FOR I WILL NOT DARE TO SPEAK OF ANY OF THOSE THINGS WHICH CHRIST HATH NOT WROUGHT BY ME TO MAKE THE GENTILES OBEDIENT BY WORD AND DEED ---- ROMANS 6:16 KNOW YOU NOT THAT TO WHOM YOU YIELD YOURSELVES SERVANTS TO OBEY HIS SERVANTS YOU ARE TO WHOM YOU OBEY WHETHER OF SIN UNTO DEATH OR OBEDIENCE UNTO RIGHTEOUSNESS ---- 2 CORINTHIANS 6:14 BE YOU NOT UNEQUALLY YOKED TO GETHER WITH UNBELIEVERS FOR WHAT FELLOWSHIP HATH RIGHTEOUSNESS WITH UNRIGHTEOUSNESS AND WHAT COMMUNION HATH LIGHT WITH DARKNESS ---- PSALM 26:4 I HAVE NOT SAT WITH VAIN PERSONS NEITHER WILL I GO IN WITH DISSEMBLERS
  • Cephas
    I look upon JESUS as he walks: Behold the Lamb of God!
  • I AM
    Children of GOD, be not deceived by the imaginations of the wicked: I will make waste mountains and hills, and dry up all their herbs and I will make the rivers islands, and I will dry up the pools. Be thankful that GOD is your shelter: and that your riches are eternal, in heaven.

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