III.  For this cause I Paul, athe prisoner of Jesus Christ bfor you cGentiles,  2 if ye have heard of dthe dispensation eof the grace of God which is given me cto you-ward:  3 fhow that gby revelation hhe made known unto me the mystery; (ias I wrote *afore in few words,  4 whereby, when ye read, kye may understand my knowledge in lthe mystery of Christ)  5 hwhich in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his holy mapostles and prophets by the Spirit;  6 that the Gentiles should be nfellowheirs, and oof the same body, and ppartakers nof his promise in Christ by the gospel:  7 qwhereof I was made ra minister, according to the gift of ethe grace of God given unto me sby the effectual working of his power.  8 Unto me, twho am less than the least of all saints, eis this grace given, that I should preach camong the Gentiles the uunsearchable wriches of Christ;  9 and hto make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, hwhich from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, xwho created all things by Jesus Christ:  10 to the intent that ynow unto zthe principalities and powers ain heavenly places might be known by the church the manifold bwisdom of God,  11 caccording to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord:  12 in whom we have dboldness and eaccess with fconfidence by gthe faith of him.  13 Wherefore I desire that ye hfaint not iat my tribulations kfor you, lwhich is your glory.  14 mFor this cause nI bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,  15 of whom othe whole family pin heaven and earth qis named,  16 that he would grant you, according to rthe riches of his glory, sto be strengthened with might by his Spirit in tthe inner man;  17 uthat Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, wbeing rooted and xgrounded in love,  18 may be able to ycomprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and length, and zdepth, and height;  19 and to know the love of Christ, awhich passeth knowledge, that bye might be filled with all cthe fulness of God.  20 dNow unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, eaccording to the power that worketh in us,  21 funto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus gthroughout all ages, world without end. Amen.

a
b
c

See Acts 9. 15. & 13. 2.

d
e
f
g
h

Col. 1. 26 (Gk.), 27. See Rom. 16. 25. So ver. 9, 10.

i
*

Or, a little before. Comp. Gk. of Acts 26. 28, 29.

k

Comp. 2 Cor. 11. 6.

l
m

See ch. 2. 20.

n
o
p
q
r
s

See ch. 1. 19.

t
u

Rom. 11. 33 (Gk.).

w
x
y

Comp. 1 Pet. 1. 12.

z

See ch. 1. 21.

a

See ch. 1. 3.

b
c
d
e

See ch. 2. 18.

f

2 Cor. 3. 4 (Gk.).

g
h
i
k

See ver. 1.

l
m
n
o
p

See ch. 1. 10.

q
r
s
t
u
w
x
y
z

So Rom. 8. 39. & 11. 33. Comp. Job 11. 8, 9.

a
b
c

See ch. 1. 23.

d
e

See ch. 1. 19.

f
g

So Tobit 1. 4 (Gk.).

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