Ephesians 3:1-6 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 This is the reason that I Paul am a prisoner for Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles— 1 For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles--
2 for surely you have already heard of the commission of God's grace that was given me for you, 2 Surely you have heard about the administration of God's grace that was given to me for you,
3 and how the mystery was made known to me by revelation, as I wrote above in a few words, 3 that is, the mystery made known to me by revelation, as I have already written briefly.
4 a reading of which will enable you to perceive my understanding of the mystery of Christ. 4 In reading this, then, you will be able to understand my insight into the mystery of Christ,
5 In former generations this mystery was not made known to humankind, as it has now been revealed to his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit: 5 which was not made known to men in other generations as it has now been revealed by the Spirit to God's holy apostles and prophets.
6 that is, the Gentiles have become fellow heirs, members of the same body, and sharers in the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel. 6 This mystery is that through the gospel the Gentiles are heirs together with Israel, members together of one body, and sharers together in the promise in Christ Jesus.