Colossians 2:19



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and not holding fast to the head, from whom the entire body, being supplied and held together by the joints and ligaments, grows with a growth which is from God.

King James Version

And not holding the Head, from which all the body by joints and bands having nourishment ministered, and knit together, increaseth with the increase of God.

International Standard Version

He does not hold on to the head, from whom the whole body, which is nourished and held together by its joints and ligaments, grows as God enables it.

A Conservative Version

and not holding to the head, from whom all the body, being supplied and held together through the connections and bonds, develops its growth from God.

American Standard Version

and not holding fast the Head, from whom all the body, being supplied and knit together through the joints and bands, increasing with the increase of God.

Amplified

And not holding fast to the Head, from Whom the entire body, supplied and knit together by means of its joints and ligaments, grows with a growth that is from God.

An Understandable Version

He is not holding on [firmly] to the head [i.e., Christ, the head of the church], from whom the entire body, being nourished and supported by its ligaments and joints, is caused to grow in size by God.

Anderson New Testament

and not holding the head, from which the whole body gathering vigor, and firmly united by joints and bands, increases with the increase of God.

Bible in Basic English

And not joined to the Head, from whom all the body, being given strength and kept together through its joins and bands, has its growth with the increase of God.

Common New Testament

and not holding fast to the head, from whom the whole body, nourished and held together by its joints and ligaments, grows with a growth that is from God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

not adhering to the head, from which all the parts of the body derive its nutrition, and being firmly united together by its joints and ligaments, receives a divine increase.

Darby Translation

and not holding fast the head, from whom all the body, ministered to and united together by the joints and bands, increases with the increase of God.

Godbey New Testament

and not holding the Head, from which the entire body, by joints and ligaments being supplied and knitted together, increases the increase of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

Such people lose their connection with the head, from which the whole body through its ligaments and sinews must be governed and united if it is to grow in the divine way.

Holman Bible

He doesn't hold on to the head, from whom the whole body, nourished and held together by its ligaments and tendons, develops with growth from God.

John Wesley New Testament

And not holding the head, from which all the body being nourished and knit together, by the joints and ligaments, increaseth with the increase of God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and not holding fast to the Head, from whom all the body, fed and united by its joints and bonds, grows in the increase of God.

Julia Smith Translation

And not having power over the Head, from whom all the body, by all the senses of touch and connections furnished and joined together, increases with the increase of God.

King James 2000

And not holding the Head, from whom all the body by joints and ligaments having nourishment ministered, and knit together, increases with the increase of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and not holding fast to the head, from whom the whole body, supported and held together by the ligaments and sinews, grows with the growth of God.

Modern King James verseion

and not holding the Head, from whom all the body, having been supplied through the joints and bands, and having been joined together, will grow with the growth of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and holdeth not the head: whereof all the body by joints and couples receiveth nourishment, and is knit together, and increaseth with the increasing that cometh of God.

Moffatt New Testament

instead of keeping in touch with that Head under whom the entire Body, supplied with joints and sinews and thus compacted, grows with growth divine.

Montgomery New Testament

instead of keeping connection with the Head from the whole body draws nourishment for all its needs by the joints which bind it; and is knit together, and grows with a divine growth.

NET Bible

He has not held fast to the head from whom the whole body, supported and knit together through its ligaments and sinews, grows with a growth that is from God.

New Heart English Bible

and not holding firmly to the Head, from whom all the body, being supplied and knit together through the joints and ligaments, grows with God's growth.

New simplified Bible

not holding fast to the head, from whom all the body, being supplied and knit together through the joints and bands, grows with the growth from God.

Noyes New Testament

and not holding fast the Head, from which the whole body, supported and compacted by means of the joints and ligaments, groweth with an increase wrought by God.

Sawyer New Testament

and not holding the head, from which all the body being supplied and compacted by means of joints and tendons grows with an increase of God.

The Emphasized Bible

And not holding fast the head: from which, all the body, through means of its joints and uniting bands, receiving supply, and connecting itself together, groweth with the growth of God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and not firmly attached to the head, from which the whole body, by joints and ligaments, harmoniously adjusted and closely compacted, increaseth with increase from God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He fails to maintain union with the Head, to whom it is due that the whole body, nourished and knit together by the contact and Keynesian of every part, grows with a divine growth.

Webster

And not holding the head, from which all the body by joints and bands having nourishment ministered, and knit together, increaseth with the increase of God.

Weymouth New Testament

Such a one does not keep his hold upon Christ, the Head, from whom the Body, in all its parts nourished and strengthened by its points of contact and its connections, grows with a divine growth.

Williams New Testament

Such a person is not continuing in connection with the Head, from which the whole body, when supplied and united through its joints and sinews, grows with a growth that God produces.

World English Bible

and not holding firmly to the Head, from whom all the body, being supplied and knit together through the joints and ligaments, grows with God's growth.

Worrell New Testament

and not holding fast the Head from Whom all the body, being supplied and knit together through the joints and bands, increases with the increase of God.

Worsley New Testament

and not adhering to the head, from which all the body, being supplied and held together as by joints and bands, increaseth with the increase of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

and not holding the head, from which all the body -- through the joints and bands gathering supply, and being knit together -- may increase with the increase of God.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not , no , cannot ,
Usage: 1032

κρατέω 
Krateo 
hold , take , lay hold on , hold fast , take by , lay hold upon , lay hand on ,
Usage: 33

the Head
κεφαλή 
Kephale 
Usage: 63

ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of , from , out of , by , on , with ,
Usage: 709

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

πᾶς 
Pas 
all , all things , every , all men , whosoever , everyone , whole , all manner of , every man , no Trans , every thing , any , whatsoever , whosoever 9 , always , daily , any thing , no , not tr ,
Usage: 704

the body
σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123

by
διά 
Dia 
by , through , with , for , for ... sake , therefore , for this cause , because ,
Usage: 527

ἁφή 
Haphe 
Usage: 2

and



and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

σύνδεσμος 
sundesmos 
Usage: 4

ἐπιχορηγέω 
Epichoregeo 
Usage: 5

συμβιβάζω 
Sumbibazo 
Usage: 6

αὐξάνω 
Auxano 
Usage: 17

αὔξησις 
Auxesis 
Usage: 2

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 2:19

Context Readings

Beware Of Requirements Invented By Humans

18 Let no one keep defrauding you of your prize by delighting in self-abasement and the worship of the angels, taking his stand on visions he has seen, inflated without cause by his fleshly mind, 19 and not holding fast to the head, from whom the entire body, being supplied and held together by the joints and ligaments, grows with a growth which is from God. 20 If you have died with Christ to the elementary principles of the world, why, as if you were living in the world, do you submit yourself to decrees, such as,



Cross References

Ephesians 4:15-16

but speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in all aspects into Him who is the head, even Christ,

Job 19:9-12

"He has stripped my honor from me And removed the crown from my head.

Psalm 139:15-16

My frame was not hidden from You, When I was made in secret, And skillfully wrought in the depths of the earth;

John 15:4-6

"Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself unless it abides in the vine, so neither can you unless you abide in Me.

John 17:21

that they may all be one; even as You, Father, are in Me and I in You, that they also may be in Us, so that the world may believe that You sent Me.

Acts 4:32

And the congregation of those who believed were of one heart and soul; and not one of them claimed that anything belonging to him was his own, but all things were common property to them.

Romans 11:17

But if some of the branches were broken off, and you, being a wild olive, were grafted in among them and became partaker with them of the rich root of the olive tree,

Romans 12:4-5

For just as we have many members in one body and all the members do not have the same function,

1 Corinthians 1:10

Now I exhort you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all agree and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be made complete in the same mind and in the same judgment.

1 Corinthians 3:6

I planted, Apollos watered, but God was causing the growth.

1 Corinthians 10:16-17

Is not the cup of blessing which we bless a sharing in the blood of Christ? Is not the bread which we break a sharing in the body of Christ?

1 Corinthians 12:12-27

For even as the body is one and yet has many members, and all the members of the body, though they are many, are one body, so also is Christ.

Galatians 1:6-9

I am amazed that you are so quickly deserting Him who called you by the grace of Christ, for a different gospel;

Galatians 5:2-4

Behold I, Paul, say to you that if you receive circumcision, Christ will be of no benefit to you.

Ephesians 1:22

And He put all things in subjection under His feet, and gave Him as head over all things to the church,

Ephesians 4:3

being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Ephesians 5:29

for no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ also does the church,

Philippians 1:27

Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;

Philippians 2:2-5

make my joy complete by being of the same mind, maintaining the same love, united in spirit, intent on one purpose.

Colossians 1:10

so that you will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, to please Him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;

Colossians 1:18

He is also head of the body, the church; and He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that He Himself will come to have first place in everything.

Colossians 2:2

that their hearts may be encouraged, having been knit together in love, and attaining to all the wealth that comes from the full assurance of understanding, resulting in a true knowledge of God's mystery, that is, Christ Himself,

Colossians 2:6-9

Therefore as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him,

1 Thessalonians 3:12

and may the Lord cause you to increase and abound in love for one another, and for all people, just as we also do for you;

1 Thessalonians 4:10

for indeed you do practice it toward all the brethren who are in all Macedonia But we urge you, brethren, to excel still more,

2 Thessalonians 1:3

We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brethren, as is only fitting, because your faith is greatly enlarged, and the love of each one of you toward one another grows ever greater;

1 Timothy 2:4-6

who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

1 Peter 3:8

To sum up, all of you be harmonious, sympathetic, brotherly, kindhearted, and humble in spirit;

2 Peter 3:18

but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ To Him be the glory, both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.



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