Ephesians 3:13

“Wherefore I desire that ye faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Wherefore I desire that yee faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore I ask you not to lose heart at my tribulations on your behalf, for they are your glory.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wherefore I ask that ye may not faint at my tribulations for you, which are your glory.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For this reason it is my prayer that you may not become feeble because of my troubles for you, which are your glory.
- Basic English Bible

Wherefore I beseech [you] not to faint through my tribulations for you, which is your glory.
- Darby Bible

Wherefore I desire that ye faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore I entreat you not to lose heart in the midst of my sufferings on your behalf, for they bring you honour.
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore I ask that you may not lose heart at my troubles for you, which are your glory.
- World English Bible

For which thing Y axe, that ye faile not in my tribulaciouns for you, which is youre glorie.
- Wycliffe Bible

wherefore, I ask [you] not to faint in my tribulations for you, which is your glory.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 3:13


3:13 The not fainting is your glory.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 3:13


Eph 3:13 Wherefore. Seeing that I have revealed this glorious mystery to you. I desire that ye faint not. Do not become discouraged. At my tribulations for you. At his sufferings, a prisoner on account of the Gentiles. Which is your glory. "Which are your glory", as in the Revised Version. The plural shows that "which" refers to tribulations. These tribulations all came in his work as the apostle of the Gentiles. Hence, they all suffered in a work which made them heirs of eternal glory.

Discussion for Ephesians 3:13

  • The efforts and toiling of our leaders, clergy, teachers, encouragers, etc should challenge us to persevere in the race of Salvation.

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