3:1 For this cause, I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles, 3:2 If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me on your account. 3:3 That by revelation he made known to me the mystery, as I wrote before in few words; 3:4 By which when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ, 3:5 Which in other ages was not made known to the sons of men, as it is now revealed to his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit; 3:6 That the Gentiles should be joint-heirs, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ by the Gospel: 3:7 Of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given to me by the effectual working of his power. 3:8 To 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; 3:9 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: 3:10 To the intent that now to the principalities and powers in heavenly [places] might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God, 3:11 According to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord: 3:12 In whom we have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of him, 3:13 Wherefore I desire that ye faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory. 3:14 For this cause 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, 3:16 That he would grant you according to the riches of his glory to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man; 3:17 That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, 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 highth. 3:19 And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye may be filled with all the fullness of God. 3:20 Now to him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us. 3:21 To him [be] glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.