EPHESIANS 3:2

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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

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Ephesians 3:2 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Greek Meaning/ Definition
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If εἴγε If indeed, seeing that, unless, (with negative) otherwise If
ye have heard of ἠκούσατε To hear (in various senses) heard
the τὴν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
dispensation οἰκονομίαν Administration (of a household or estate); specially, a (religious) "economy" dispensation
of χάριτος Graciousness (as gratifying), of manner or act (abstract or concrete; literal, figurative or spiritual; especially the divine influence upon the heart, and its reflection in the life; including gratitude) of
the τῆς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
grace χάριτος Graciousness (as gratifying), of manner or act (abstract or concrete; literal, figurative or spiritual; especially the divine influence upon the heart, and its reflection in the life; including gratitude) grace
of θεοῦ A deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; exceedingly (by Hebraism) of
God θεοῦ A deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; exceedingly (by Hebraism) God
which τῆς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) which
is given δοθείσης To give (used in a very wide application, properly, or by implication, literally or figuratively; greatly modified by the connection) given
me μοι To me me
to εἰς To or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases to
you-ward: ὑμᾶς You (as the objective of a verb or preposition) youward

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  • 1  For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles,

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

  • 3  How that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery; (as I wrote afore in few words,

  • 4  Whereby, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ)




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