New Living Translation
God did not reveal it to previous generations, but now by his Spirit he has revealed it to his holy apostles and prophets.
King James Bible
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;
Darby Bible Translation
which in other generations has not been made known to the sons of men, as it has now been revealed to his holy apostles and prophets in the power of the Spirit,
World English Bible
which in other generations was not made known to the children of men, as it has now been revealed to his holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit;
Young's Literal Translation
which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men, as it was now revealed to His holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit --
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:5 Which in other - In former, ages was not so clearly or fully made known to the sons of men - To any man, no, not to Ezekiel, so often styled, son of man; nor to any of the ancient prophets. Those here spoken of are New Testament prophets.
LibraryThe Paradox of Love's Measure
The breadth, and length, and depth, and height.'--Eph. iii. 18. Of what? There can, I think, be no doubt as to the answer. The next clause is evidently the continuation of the idea begun in that of our text, and it runs: 'And to know the love of Christ which passeth knowledge.' It is the immeasurable measure, then; the boundless bounds and dimensions of the love of Christ which fire the Apostle's thoughts here. Of course, he had no separate idea in his mind attaching to each of these measures …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture Ephesians, Peter,John
The Climax of all Prayer
Love Unknowable and Known
Measureless Power and Endless Glory
And he will startle many nations. Kings will stand speechless in his presence. For they will see what they had not been told; they will understand what they had not heard about.
1 Corinthians 2:10
But it was to us that God revealed these things by his Spirit. For his Spirit searches out everything and shows us God's deep secrets.
1 Corinthians 12:28
Here are some of the parts God has appointed for the church: first are apostles, second are prophets, third are teachers, then those who do miracles, those who have the gift of healing, those who can help others, those who have the gift of leadership, those who speak in unknown languages.
Together, we are his house, built on the foundation of the apostles and the prophets. And the cornerstone is Christ Jesus himself.
2 Peter 3:2
I want you to remember what the holy prophets said long ago and what our Lord and Savior commanded through your apostles.
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