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

  • BJ
    Being grounded in love is so very powerful to all believers in Christ Jesus. No matter what we do and what we say, let it be rooted and planted in God’s ❤️ love not worldly love, not mans kind of love, but the most highest Form of love, Agape Love. The Love that is kind and tender hearted and forgiving and most of all, long suffering. The way God saved us just in the nick of time
  • BSP
    Verse 20: Jehovah God can make things happen that are beyond our imaginations. He is not limited to work things out the way that imperfect humans would.
  • Steve morrow
    1 JOHN 5:14 AND THIS IS THE CONFIDENCE THAT WE HAVE IN HIM THAT IF WE ASK ANYTHING --ACCORDING-- TO HIS WILL HE HEARETH US --5:15-- AND IF WE KNOW THAT HE HEAR US WHATSOEVER WE ASK WE KNOW THAT WE HAVE THE PETITIONS THAT WE DESIRED OF HIM *** PROVERBS 28:9 HE THAT TURNETH AWAY HIS EAR FROM HEARING THE LAW EVEN HIS PRAYER SHALL BE AN ABOMINATION
  • John
    Ephesians 3-20, I believe that knowing that we have the power with in us that when we ask God for something no matter what it is and He do it for us, then as a born again believer with the holy spirit dwelling in us that we should not call it a miracle, it should be expected. That is what God has put into my spirit. Ask Him and trust Him and expect it.
  • Steve morrow
    EPHESIANS 3:7 WHEREOF I WAS MADE A MINISTER ACCORDING TO THE GIFT OF THE GRACE OF GOD GIVEN UNTO ME BY THE EFFECTUAL WORKING OF HIS POWER --3:8-- UNTO ME WHO AM LESS THAN THE LEAST OF ALL SAINTS IS THIS GRACE GIVEN THAT I SHOULD PREACH AMONG THE GENTILES THE UNSEARCHABLE RICHES OF CHRIST--EPH 4:12--FOR THE PERFECTING OF THE SAINTS FOR THE WORK OF THE MINISTRY FOR THE EDIFYING OF THE BODY OF CHRIST
  • BSP
    Verse 16: God's spirit can help to strengthen the inner person. This can help one to feel renewed and to have endurance.

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