Colossians 2:4



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

I say this so that no one will delude you with persuasive argument.

King James Version

And this I say, lest any man should beguile you with enticing words.

International Standard Version

I say this so that no one will mislead you with nice-sounding rhetoric.

A Conservative Version

And I say this so that not any man may delude you with persuasive speech.

American Standard Version

This I say, that no one may delude you with persuasiveness of speech.

Amplified

I say this in order that no one may mislead and delude you by plausible and persuasive and attractive arguments and beguiling speech.

An Understandable Version

I say this so that no one will deceive you with persuasive arguments.

Anderson New Testament

Now I say this, that no one may deceive you by persuasive words.

Bible in Basic English

I say this so that you may not be turned away by any deceit of words.

Common New Testament

I say this so that no one may delude you with fine-sounding arguments.

Daniel Mace New Testament

I mention this, lest any one should deceive you by specious pretences.

Darby Translation

And I say this to the end that no one may delude you by persuasive speech.

Godbey New Testament

I say this in order that no one may deceive you with a persuasive speech.

Goodspeed New Testament

What I mean is, let nobody mislead you by specious arguments.

Holman Bible

I am saying this so that no one will deceive you with persuasive arguments.

John Wesley New Testament

And this I say, that no man may beguile you with inticing words.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And this I say lest anyone should beguile you with enticing words.

Julia Smith Translation

And this I say, lest any mislead you with persuasive arguments.

King James 2000

And this I say, lest any man should deceive you with enticing words.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I say this in order that no one will deceive you with persuasive speech,

Modern King James verseion

And I say this that not anyone should beguile you with enticing words.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This I say lest any man should beguile you with enticing words.

Moffatt New Testament

I say this to prevent you from being deluded by plausible arguments from anybody;

Montgomery New Testament

And this I say, lest any one should mislead you with enticing words.

NET Bible

I say this so that no one will deceive you through arguments that sound reasonable.

New Heart English Bible

Now this I say that no one may delude you with persuasiveness of speech.

New simplified Bible

I tell you this: Do not let anyone deceive you with false arguments, no matter how good they seem to be.

Noyes New Testament

And this I say, that no one may impose on you by specious discourses.

Sawyer New Testament

But I say this that no one may mislead you with persuasive words.

The Emphasized Bible

This I say, in order that, no one, may be reasoning, you, aside with plausible discourse;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now this I say, lest any man pervert you with specious discourse.

Twentieth Century New Testament

I say this to prevent any one from deceiving you by plausible arguments.

Webster

And this I say, lest any man should deceive you with enticing words.

Weymouth New Testament

I say this to prevent your being misled by any one's plausible sophistry.

Williams New Testament

I am saying this to keep anyone from misleading you by persuasive arguments.

World English Bible

Now this I say that no one may delude you with persuasiveness of speech.

Worrell New Testament

This I say, that no one may delude you with persuasive speech;

Worsley New Testament

And this I say, least any one should deceive you with fine speeches.

Youngs Literal Translation

and this I say, that no one may beguile you in enticing words,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

τοῦτο 
Touto 
this , therefore Trans , that , for this cause , wherefore , it , not tr ,
Usage: 232

I say
λέγω 
Lego 
say , speak , call , tell ,
Usage: 1045

μή 
me 
not , no , that not , God forbid 9 , lest , neither , no man , but , none , not translated ,
Usage: 493

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

παραλογίζομαι 
Paralogizomai 
Usage: 2

ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you , ye , for your sakes Trans , not tr ,
Usage: 314

with
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

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Images Colossians 2:4

Context Readings

Christ Versus The Colossian Heresy

3 in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. 4 I say this so that no one will delude you with persuasive argument. 5 For even though I am absent in body, nevertheless I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good discipline and the stability of your faith in Christ.



Cross References

Ephesians 5:6

Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.

Matthew 24:4

And Jesus answered and said to them, "See to it that no one misleads you.

Matthew 24:24

"For false Christs and false prophets will arise and will show great signs and wonders, so as to mislead, if possible, even the elect.

Mark 13:22

for false Christs and false prophets will arise, and will show signs and wonders, in order to lead astray, if possible, the elect.

Acts 20:30

and from among your own selves men will arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them.

Romans 16:18-19

For such men are slaves, not of our Lord Christ but of their own appetites; and by their smooth and flattering speech they deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.

1 Corinthians 2:4

and my message and my preaching were not in persuasive words of wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power,

2 Corinthians 11:3

But I am afraid that, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, your minds will be led astray from the simplicity and purity of devotion to Christ.

2 Corinthians 11:11-13

Why? Because I do not love you? God knows I do!

Galatians 2:4

But it was because of the false brethren secretly brought in, who had sneaked in to spy out our liberty which we have in Christ Jesus, in order to bring us into bondage.

Ephesians 4:14

As a result, we are no longer to be children, tossed here and there by waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, by craftiness in deceitful scheming;

Colossians 2:8

See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deception, according to the tradition of men, according to the elementary principles of the world, rather than according to Christ.

Colossians 2:18

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,

2 Thessalonians 2:9-11

that is, the one whose coming is in accord with the activity of Satan, with all power and signs and false wonders,

1 Timothy 4:1-2

But the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,

2 Timothy 2:16

But avoid worldly and empty chatter, for it will lead to further ungodliness,

2 Timothy 3:13

But evil men and impostors will proceed from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived.

Titus 1:10-11

For there are many rebellious men, empty talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision,

1 Peter 2:1-3

Therefore, putting aside all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander,

1 John 2:18

Children, it is the last hour; and just as you heard that antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have appeared; from this we know that it is the last hour.

1 John 2:26

These things I have written to you concerning those who are trying to deceive you.

1 John 4:1

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.

2 John 1:7

For many deceivers have gone out into the world, those who do not acknowledge Jesus Christ as coming in the flesh This is the deceiver and the antichrist.

Revelation 12:9

And the great dragon was thrown down, the serpent of old who is called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world; he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.

Revelation 13:8

All who dwell on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name has not been written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who has been slain.

Revelation 20:3

and he threw him into the abyss, and shut it and sealed it over him, so that he would not deceive the nations any longer, until the thousand years were completed; after these things he must be released for a short time.

Revelation 20:8

and will come out to deceive the nations which are in the four corners of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together for the war; the number of them is like the sand of the seashore.



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