3:1 For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles,
3:1 For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for you Gentiles--

3:2 If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to you-ward:
3:2 if indeed you have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which was given to me for you,

3:3 How that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery; (as I wrote afore in few words,
3:3 how that by revelation He made known to me the mystery (as I have briefly written already,

3:4 Whereby, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ )
3:4 by which, when you read, you may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ),

3:5 Which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit;
3:5 which in other ages was not made known to the sons of men, as it has now been revealed by the Spirit to His holy apostles and prophets:

3:6 That the Gentiles should be fellowheirs, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ by the gospel:
3:6 that the Gentiles should be fellow heirs, of the same body, and partakers of His promise in Christ through the gospel,

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.
3:7 of which I became a minister according to the gift of the grace of God given to me by the effective 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;
3:8 To me, who am less than the least of all the saints, this grace was given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ,

3:9 And to make all [men] see what [is] the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ:
3:9 and to make all see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the ages has been hidden in God who created all things through Jesus Christ;

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,
3:10 to the intent that now the manifold wisdom of God might be made known by the church to the principalities and powers in the heavenly places,

3:11 According to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord:
3:11 according to the eternal purpose which He accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord,

3:12 In whom we have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of him.
3:12 in whom we have boldness and access with confidence through faith in Him.

3:13 Wherefore I desire that ye faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.
3:13 Therefore I ask that you do not lose heart at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.

3:14 For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
3:14 For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,

3:15 Of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named,
3:15 from whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named,

3:16 That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man;
3:16 that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might through His Spirit in the inner man,

3:17 That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love,
3:17 that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love,

3:18 May be able to comprehend with all saints what [is] the breadth, and length, and depth, and height;
3:18 may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the width and length and depth and height--

3:19 And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God.
3:19 to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.

3:20 Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us,
3:20 Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us,

3:21 Unto him [be] glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.
3:21 to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen.