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
  • David
    I believe the only way to GOD is only found in the worship of his Son
  • Robert Van Der Walle
    God Word Give Me Life. So Lets Teach God Word To The Lost Soul All Over The World
  • Deborah Price Vance
    Very encouraging knowing that there nothing to hard for our God That we go beyond the stars and he Will make it possible if we believe God
  • MockingBird
    My God , Lord Jesus , unto Him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that I could ever ask , think , or want : according to His power that worketh within me : He upholds all things by the word of His power. God is Greater than anything that I could ever think or dream of !!!! He is able to bring me into a wealthy place !!!! In any and every situation in life !!!
  • Yvonne
    Thank you for this word of the day. I'm also reminded of Jeremiah 29:11, paraphrasing I know the plans I have for you and they are good, not to harm you but bless you.

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