Ephesians 3:2

“If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to you-ward:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If ye haue heard of the dispensation of the grace of God, which is giuen me to youward:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

if indeed you have heard of the stewardship of God's grace which was given to me for you;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

if so be that ye have heard of the dispensation of that grace of God which was given me to you-ward;
- American Standard Version (1901)

If that ordering of the grace of God has come to your knowledge, which was given to me for you,
- Basic English Bible

(if indeed ye have heard of the administration of the grace of God which has been given to me towards you,
- Darby Bible

If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me on your account.
- Webster's Bible

if, that is, you have heard of the work which God has graciously entrusted to me for your benefit,
- Weymouth Bible

if it is so that you have heard of the administration of that grace of God which was given me toward you;
- World English Bible

if netheles ye han herd the dispensacioun of Goddis grace, that is youun to me in you.
- Wycliffe Bible

if, indeed, ye did hear of the dispensation of the grace of God that was given to me in regard to you,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 3:2


3:2 The dispensation of the grace of God given me in your behalf - That is, the commission to dispense the gracious gospel; to you gentiles in particular. This they had heard from his own mouth.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 3:2


Eph 3:2 If ye have heard. This is not designed to express doubt, but to remind them that they had heard of the dispensation, or office, that had been given him in reference to the Gentiles. See Ac 22:21.

Discussion for Ephesians 3

  • BSP
    Verse 16: God's spirit can help to strengthen the inner person. This can help one to feel renewed and to have endurance.
  • Douglas Gilbert Wells
    The God above this world which tell of his judgement to the earth and. And under the earth people will say your judgement is unfair. He will tell my judgement is a 100 present.
  • Ray321
    That the Gentiles should be fellowheirs, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ by the gospel: as a Gentile, I was lost and knew nothing of Jesus Christ, but now, Jesus had chosen Paul to minister to Gentile and share the gospel of the Grace of God. Glory be to God for his only begotten Son for the blood that was shed on the cross for our sins and rose from the dead . Amen
  • BSP
    We are urged to comprehend the deep things of God's Word in verse 18. We must continually study and apply what we learn.
  • 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!

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