To me, (A)the very least of all [a]saints, this grace was given, to (B)preach to the Gentiles the unfathomable (C)riches of Christ, and to [b]enlighten all people as to what the plan of the (D)mystery is which for ages has been (E)hidden in God, (F)who created all things; 10 so that the multifaceted (G)wisdom of God might now be (H)made known through the church to the (I)rulers and the authorities in (J)the heavenly places. 11 This was in (K)accordance with the [c]eternal purpose which He [d]carried out in (L)Christ Jesus our Lord, 12 in whom we have boldness and [e](M)confident (N)access through faith [f]in Him. 13 Therefore I ask [g]you not (O)to become discouraged about my tribulations (P)in your behalf, [h]since they are your glory.

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  1. Ephesians 3:8 Lit holy ones; i.e., God’s people
  2. Ephesians 3:9 One early ms bring to light what
  3. Ephesians 3:11 Lit purpose of the ages
  4. Ephesians 3:11 Or formed
  5. Ephesians 3:12 Lit access in confidence
  6. Ephesians 3:12 Lit of Him
  7. Ephesians 3:13 Or that I may not lose
  8. Ephesians 3:13 Lit which are

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