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Colossians 1

 

 

Introduction
1After salutation Paul thanks God for their faith;
7confirms the doctrine of Epaphras;
9prays further for their increase in grace;
14describes the true Christ;
21encourages them to receive Jesus Christ, and commends his own ministry.
Verse 1
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother,
an
Romans 1:1; 1 Corinthians 1:1; 2 Corinthians 1:1; Ephesians 1:1
Timotheus
Philippians 1:1; 1 Thessalonians 1:1; 2 Thessalonians 1:1; Philemon 1:1
Verse 2
To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
the saints
Psalms 16:3; 1 Corinthians 1:2; Galatians 3:9; Ephesians 1:1
faithful
1 Corinthians 4:17; Ephesians 6:21
Grace
Romans 1:7; Galatians 1:3; 1 Peter 1:2; 2 Peter 1:2; Jude 1:2; Revelation 1:4
Verse 3
We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you,
give
Romans 1:8,9; 1 Corinthians 1:4; Ephesians 1:15; Philippians 1:3-5; 4:6; 1 Thessalonians 1:2
praying
9,13; Ephesians 3:14-19; Philippians 1:9-11; 1 Thessalonians 3:10-13; 2 Thessalonians 2:16,17; 2 Timothy 1:3
Verse 4
Since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the love which ye have to all the saints,
we
9; 2 Corinthians 7:7; Ephesians 1:15; 1 Thessalonians 3:6; 3 John 1:3,4
faith
Galatians 5:6; 1 Thessalonians 1:3; 4:9,10; 2 Thessalonians 1:3; Philemon 1:5; 1 Peter 1:21-23; 1 John 3:14,23; 1 John 4:16
the love
Hebrews 6:10
Verse 5
For the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, whereof ye heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel;
the hope
23,27; Acts 23:6; 24:15; 26:6,7; 1 Corinthians 13:13; 15:19; Galatians 5:5; Ephesians 1:18,19; 2 Thessalonians 2:16; Hebrews 7:19; 1 Peter 3:15; 1 John 3:3
laid
Psalms 31:19; Matthew 6:19,20; Luke 12:33; 2 Timothy 4:8; 1 Peter 1:3,4
the word
3:16; Acts 10:36; 13:26; Romans 10:8; 2 Corinthians 5:19; 6:7; Ephesians 1:13; 1 Thessalonians 2:13; 1 Timothy 1:15; 1 Peter 2:2
Verse 6
Which is come unto you, as it is in all the world; and bringeth forth fruit, as it doth also in you, since the day ye heard of it, and knew the grace of God in truth:
is come
23; Psalms 98:3; Matthew 24:14; 28:19; Mark 16:15; Romans 10:18; 15:19; 16:26; 2 Corinthians 10:14
bringeth
10; Mark 4:8,26-29; John 15:16; Acts 12:24; Romans 1:13; 15:28; Ephesians 5:9; Philippians 1:11; 4:17
since
Romans 10:17
knew
Psalms 110:3; Acts 11:18; 16:14; 26:18; 1 Corinthians 15:10,11; 2 Corinthians 6:1; Ephesians 3:2; Ephesians 4:23; 1 Thessalonians 1:5; 2:13; 2 Thessalonians 2:13; Titus 2:11,12; 1 Peter 1:2,3; 5:12
in truth
John 4:23
Verse 7
As ye also learned of Epaphras our dear fellowservant, who is for you a faithful minister of Christ;
Epaphras
4:12; Philemon 1:23
our
Philippians 2:19-22,25
a
Numbers 12:7; Matthew 24:45; 25:21; 1 Corinthians 4:2,17; 7:25; 2 Corinthians 11:23; Ephesians 5:21; 1 Timothy 4:6; 2 Timothy 2:2; Hebrews 2:17; 3:2
Verse 8
Who also declared unto us your love in the Spirit.
4; Romans 5:5; 15:30; Galatians 5:22; 2 Timothy 1:7; 1 Peter 1:22
Verse 9
For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;
since
3,4,6; Romans 1:8-10; Ephesians 1:15,16
do
1 Samuel 12:23; Acts 12:5; Philippians 1:4; 1 Thessalonians 1:3; 5:17; 2 Thessalonians 1:11; 2 Timothy 1:3,4; Philemon 1:4
that ye
1 Corinthians 1:5; Ephesians 1:15-20; 3:14-19; Philippians 1:9-11
of his
4:12; Psalms 143:10; John 7:17; Romans 12:2; Ephesians 5:10,17; 6:6; Hebrews 10:36; Hebrews 13:21; 1 Peter 2:15; 4:2; 1 John 2:17
wisdom
3:16; 4:5; Psalms 119:99; Ephesians 1:8; James 1:5; 3:17
spiritual
1 John 5:20
Verse 10
That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;
ye
2:6; 4:5; Micah 4:5; Romans 4:12; 6:4; Ephesians 4:1; 5:2,15; Philippians 1:27; 1 Thessalonians 2:12
all
3:20; Proverbs 16:7; Philippians 4:18; 1 Thessalonians 4:1; 2 Timothy 2:4; Hebrews 11:5; 13:16; 1 John 3:22
fruitful
John 15:8,16; Galatians 5:22,23; Ephesians 2:10; Philippians 1:11; Titus 3:1,14; Hebrews 13:21; 2 Peter 1:8
increasing
2:19; Isaiah 53:11; Daniel 12:4; Habakkuk 2:14; John 17:3; 2 Corinthians 2:14; 4:6; 9:8; Ephesians 1:17; 4:13; 2 Peter 1:2,3; 3:18; 1 John 5:20
Verse 11
Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness;
Strengthened
Isaiah 45:24; 2 Corinthians 12:9; Ephesians 3:16; 6:10; Philippians 4:13
his
Exodus 15:6; Psalms 63:2; Acts 1:8; 2 Corinthians 4:7; Jude 1:25
unto
Proverbs 24:10; Acts 5:41; Romans 2:7; 5:3-5; 2 Corinthians 6:4-6; 12:9,10; Ephesians 4:2; 1 Thessalonians 3:3,4; 2 Timothy 2:1-3; Hebrews 10:34-38; 11:34-38; 12:1,2; James 1:2-4; James 5:7,8; 2 Peter 1:6; Revelation 14:12
Verse 12
Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light:
Giving
3:15,17; 1 Chronicles 29:20; Psalms 79:13; 107:21,22; 116:7; Daniel 2:23; Ephesians 5:4,20
the Father
2:2; John 4:23; 14:6; 20:17; 1 Corinthians 8:6; Ephesians 4:6; James 3:9; 1 John 1:3
made
1 Kings 6:7; Proverbs 16:1; Romans 8:29,30; 9:23; 2 Corinthians 5:5; Titus 2:14; Revelation 22:14
partakers
Romans 11:17; 15:27; 1 Corinthians 9:23; Ephesians 3:6; Hebrews 3:1,14; 1 Peter 5:1; 1 John 3:1-3
inheritance
Matthew 25:34; Acts 20:32; 26:18; Romans 8:17; Ephesians 1:11,18; 1 Peter 1:2-5
in
Psalms 36:9; 97:11; Proverbs 4:18; Isaiah 60:19,20; Hebrews 12:23; Revelation 21:23; 22:5
Verse 13
Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son:
delivered
Isaiah 49:24,25; 53:12; Matthew 12:29,30; Acts 26:18; Hebrews 2:14
the power
Luke 22:53; John 12:31,32; 2 Corinthians 4:4; Ephesians 4:18; 5:8; 6:12; 1 Peter 2:9; 1 John 2:8; 3:8
and
Luke 13:24; John 5:24; Romans 6:17-22; 1 Corinthians 6:9-11; 2 Corinthians 6:17,18; Ephesians 2:3-10; 1 Thessalonians 2:12; Titus 3:3-6; 2 Peter 1:11; 1 John 3:14
the kingdom
Psalms 2:6,7; Isaiah 9:6,7; Daniel 7:13,14; Zechariah 9:9; Matthew 25:34; Romans 14:17; 1 Corinthians 15:23-25
his dear Son
Gr. the Son of his love.
Isaiah 42:1; Matthew 3:17; 17:5; John 3:35; 17:24; Ephesians 1:6
Verse 14
In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins:
whom
Matthew 20:28; Acts 20:28; Romans 3:24,25; Galatians 3:13; Ephesians 1:7; 5:2; 1 Timothy 2:6; Titus 2:14; Hebrews 9:12,22; 10:12-14; 1 Peter 1:19,20; 3:18; 1 John 2:2; Revelation 1:5; 5:9; 14:4
the
2:13; 3:13; Psalms 32:1,2; 130:4; Luke 5:20; 7:47-50; Acts 2:38; 10:43; Acts 13:38,39; 26:18; Romans 4:6-8; Ephesians 4:32; 1 John 1:9; 2:12
Verse 15
Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature:
the image
Exodus 24:10; Numbers 12:8; Ezekiel 1:26-28; John 1:18; 14:9; 15:24; 2 Corinthians 4:4,6; Philippians 2:6; Hebrews 1:3
the invisible
1 Timothy 1:17; 6:16; Hebrews 11:27
the firstborn
13; Psalms 89:27; John 1:14; 3:16; Hebrews 1:6
of every
16,17; Proverbs 8:29-31; Revelation 3:14
Verse 16
For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him:
by him were
15; Psalms 102:25-27; Isaiah 40:9-12; 44:24; John 1:3; 1 Corinthians 8:6; Ephesians 3:9; Hebrews 1:2,10-12; 3:3,4
in heaven
20; Deuteronomy 4:39; 1 Chronicles 29:11; Ephesians 1:10; Philippians 2:10; Revelation 5:13,14
thrones
2:10,15; Romans 8:38; Ephesians 1:21; 3:10; 6:12; 1 Peter 3:22
by
Proverbs 16:4; Isaiah 43:21; Romans 11:36; Hebrews 2:10
Verse 17
And he is before all things, and by him all things consist.
he
15; Proverbs 8:22,23; Isaiah 43:11-13; 44:6; Micah 5:2; John 1:1-3; 8:58; 17:5; 1 Corinthians 8:6; Hebrews 13:8; Revelation 1:8,11,17; 2:8
and by
1 Samuel 2:8; Psalms 75:3; John 5:17,18; Acts 17:28; Hebrews 1:3
Verse 18
And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence.
he is
24; 2:10-14; 1 Corinthians 11:3; Ephesians 1:10,22,23; 4:15,16; 5:23
the beginning
John 1:1; 1 John 1:1; Revelation 1:8; 3:14; 21:6; 22:13
the firstborn
John 11:25,26; Acts 26:23; 1 Corinthians 15:20-23; Revelation 1:5,18
in all
or, among all.
Psalms 45:2-5; 89:27; Song of Solomon 5:10; Isaiah 52:13; Matthew 23:8; 28:18; John 1:16,27; John 3:29-31,34,35; Romans 8:29; 1 Corinthians 15:25; Hebrews 1:5,6; Revelation 5:9-13; 11:15; Revelation 21:23,24
Verse 19
For it pleased the Father that in him should all fulness dwell;
2:3,9; 3:11; Matthew 11:25-27; Luke 10:21; John 1:16; 3:34; Ephesians 1:3,23; 4:10
Verse 20
And, having made peace through the blood of his cross, by him to reconcile all things unto himself; by him, I say, whether they be things in earth, or things in heaven.
having made peace
or making peace.
21,22; Leviticus 6:30; Psalms 85:10,11; Isaiah 9:6,7; Ezekiel 45:17-20; Daniel 9:24-26; Micah 5:2,5; Zechariah 9:9,10; Luke 2:14; Acts 10:30; Romans 5:1; 2 Corinthians 5:19-21; Ephesians 2:13-17; Hebrews 13:20,21; 1 John 4:9,10
reconcile
2 Corinthians 5:18; Hebrews 2:17
things in earth
Ephesians 1:10; Philippians 2:10
Verse 21
And you, that were sometime alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now hath he reconciled
sometime
Romans 1:30; 5:9,10; 8:7,8; 1 Corinthians 6:9-11; Ephesians 2:1,2,12,19; 4:18; Titus 3:3-7; James 4:4
in your mind by
or, by your mind in.
Titus 1:15,16
Verse 22
In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight:
the body
Romans 7:4; Ephesians 2:15,16; Hebrews 10:10,20
to
Luke 1:75; 2 Corinthians 11:2; Ephesians 1:4; 5:27; 1 Thessalonians 4:7; Titus 2:14; 2 Peter 3:14; Jude 1:24
in his
Job 15:15; 25:5; Psalms 51:7; Hebrews 13:21
Verse 23
If ye continue in the faith grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard, and which was preached to every creature which is under heaven; whereof I Paul am made a minister;
ye continue
Psalms 92:13,14; 125:5; Ezekiel 18:26; Hosea 6:3,4; Zephaniah 1:6; Matthew 24:13; Luke 8:13-15; 22:32; John 8:30-32; 15:9,10; Acts 11:23; 14:22; Romans 2:7; Galatians 4:11; 5:7; 6:9; 1 Thessalonians 3:5; Hebrews 3:6,14; 4:14; 10:38; 1 Peter 1:5; 2 Peter 2:18-22; 1 John 2:27; Revelation 2:10
grounded
2:7; Matthew 7:24,25; Luke 6:48; Ephesians 2:21; 3:17; 4:16
moved
John 15:6; Acts 20:24; 1 Corinthians 15:58; 1 Thessalonians 3:3
the hope
5; Romans 5:5; Galatians 5:5; Ephesians 1:18; 1 Thessalonians 5:8; 2 Thessalonians 2:16; Titus 3:7; Hebrews 6:19; 1 Peter 1:3; 1 John 3:1-3
to
6; Matthew 24:14; Mark 16:15; Romans 10:18
under
Deuteronomy 2:25; 4:19; Lamentations 3:66; Acts 2:5; 4:12
whereof
25; Acts 1:17,25; 26:16; Romans 15:16; 1 Corinthians 4:1-3; 2 Corinthians 3:6; 4:1; 5:18-20; 2 Corinthians 6:1; 11:23; Ephesians 3:7,8; 1 Timothy 1:12; 2:7; 2 Timothy 1:11,12; 4:5,6
Verse 24
Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church:
rejoice
Matthew 5:11,12; Acts 5:41; Romans 5:3; 2 Corinthians 7:4; Ephesians 3:1,13; Philippians 2:17,18; James 1:2
fill
2 Corinthians 1:5-8; 4:8-12; 11:23-27; Philippians 3:10; 2 Timothy 1:8; 2:9,10
for
18; Ephesians 1:23
Verse 25
Whereof I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given to me for you, to fulfil the word of God;
I am
23; 1 Thessalonians 3:2; 1 Timothy 4:6
according
Romans 15:15-18; 1 Corinthians 9:17; Galatians 2:7,8; Ephesians 3:2
to fulfil
or, fully to preach.
Romans 15:19; 2 Timothy 4:2-5
Verse 26
Even the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints:
the mystery
Romans 16:25,26; 1 Corinthians 2:7; Ephesians 3:3-10
now
Psalms 25:14; Matthew 13:11; Mark 4:11; Luke 8:10; 2 Timothy 1:10
Verse 27
To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:
whom
1 Corinthians 2:12-14; 2 Corinthians 2:14; 4:6; Galatians 1:15,16
the riches
2:3; Romans 9:23; 11:33; Ephesians 1:7,17,18; 3:8-10,16; Philippians 4:19
Christ
3:11; Luke 17:21; John 6:56; 14:17,20,23; 15:2-5; 17:22,23,26; Romans 8:10; 1 Corinthians 3:16; 2 Corinthians 6:16; Galatians 2:20; 4:19; Ephesians 2:22; 3:17; 1 John 4:4; Revelation 3:20
in you
or, among you. the hope.
5; Psalms 16:9-11; Romans 5:2; 8:18,19; 2 Corinthians 4:17; 1 Timothy 1:1; 1 Peter 1:3,4
Verse 28
Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus:
Whom
Acts 3:20; 5:42; 8:5,35; 9:20; 10:36; 11:20; 13:38; 17:3,18; Romans 16:25; 1 Corinthians 1:23; 15:12; 2 Corinthians 4:5; 10:14; Ephesians 3:8; Philippians 1:15-18; 1 Timothy 3:16
warning
Jeremiah 6:10; Ezekiel 3:17-21; 33:4-9; Matthew 3:7; Acts 20:27,28,31; 1 Corinthians 4:14; 1 Thessalonians 4:6; 5:12-14
teaching
Deuteronomy 4:5; Ezekiel 7:10; Ecclesiastes 12:9; Matthew 28:20; Mark 6:34; Ephesians 4:11; 1 Timothy 3:2; 2 Timothy 2:24,25
in all
Proverbs 8:5; Jeremiah 3:15; Luke 21:15; 1 Corinthians 2:6,15; 12:8; 2 Peter 3:15
we may
22; 2 Corinthians 11:2; Ephesians 5:27
perfect
2:10; 1 Corinthians 1:30; Ephesians 4:12,13; Hebrews 10:14; 13:21
Verse 29
Whereunto I also labour, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily.
labour
4:12; 1 Corinthians 15:10; 2 Corinthians 5:9; 6:5; 11:23; Philippians 2:16; 1 Thessalonians 2:9; 2 Thessalonians 3:8; 2 Timothy 2:10; Revelation 2:3
striving
2:1; Luke 13:24; Romans 15:20,30; 1 Corinthians 9:25-27; Philippians 1:27,30; Hebrews 12:4
his
1 Corinthians 12:6,11; Ephesians 1:19; 3:7,20; Philippians 2:13; Hebrews 13:21
mightily
2 Corinthians 12:9,10; 13:3

 


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