Colossians 3:1



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.

King James Version

If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God.

International Standard Version

Therefore, if you have been raised with the Messiah, keep focusing on the things that are above, where the Messiah is seated at the right hand of God.

A Conservative Version

If therefore ye were raised with the Christ, seek the things above, where Christ is, sitting at the right hand of God.

American Standard Version

If then ye were raised together with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated on the right hand of God.

Amplified

If then you have been raised with Christ [to a new life, thus sharing His resurrection from the dead], aim at and seek the [rich, eternal treasures] that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.

An Understandable Version

If then you people have been raised up together with Christ [i.e., from your burial in immersion, See 2:12-13 with Rom. 6:4], pay attention to the things that are above [i.e., heavenly things], where Christ is seated at the right side of God.

Anderson New Testament

If, then, you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where the Christ sits at the right hand of God;

Bible in Basic English

If then you have a new life with Christ, give your attention to the things of heaven, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God.

Common New Testament

If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

If then you are risen with Christ, seek the things, that are above, where Christ sits at the right hand of God.

Darby Translation

If therefore ye have been raised with the Christ, seek the things which are above, where the Christ is, sitting at the right hand of God:

Godbey New Testament

If then ye are risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ is, sitting on the right hand of God;

Goodspeed New Testament

If, then, you have been raised to life with Christ, set your hearts on the things that are where Christ is, above, seated at God's right hand.

Holman Bible

So if you have been raised with the Messiah, seek what is above, where the Messiah is, seated at the right hand of God.

John Wesley New Testament

If ye then are risen with Christ, seek the things above, where Christ sitteth at the right-hand of God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If ye then are risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where the Christ sits at the right hand of God.

Julia Smith Translation

If therefore ye be risen with Christ, seek things above, where Christ is sitting on the right hand of God.

King James 2000

If you then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sits on the right hand of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, if you have been raised together with Christ, seek the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.

Modern King James verseion

If then you were raised with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ is sitting at the right hand of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If ye be then risen again with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the righthand of God.

Moffatt New Testament

Since then you have been raised with Christ, aim at what is above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God;

Montgomery New Testament

If you then are risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ abides, seated on the right hand of God.

NET Bible

Therefore, if you have been raised with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.

New Heart English Bible

If then you were raised together with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated on the right hand of God.

New simplified Bible

If you have been raised together with Christ, seek the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.

Noyes New Testament

If then ye were raised together with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is sitting on the right hand of God.

Sawyer New Testament

IF you, therefore, have been raised with Christ, seek the things above, where Christ sits on the right hand of God;

The Emphasized Bible

If, therefore, ye have been raised together with the Christ, the things on high, be seeking, where, the Christ, is - on the right hand of God, sitting;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

IF ye then be risen with Christ, seek the things which are above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Since, therefore, you were raised to Life with the Christ, seek for the things that are above; for it is there that the Christ is 'seated at the right hand of God.'

Webster

If ye then be raised with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God.

Weymouth New Testament

If however you have risen with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, enthroned at God's right hand.

Williams New Testament

So if you have been raised to life in fellowship with Christ, keep on seeking the things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God.

World English Bible

If then you were raised together with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated on the right hand of God.

Worrell New Testament

If, therefore, ye were raised up with Christ, seek the things above, where Christ is, seated on the right hand of God.

Worsley New Testament

If ye then be risen with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ sitteth at the right hand of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

If, then, ye were raised with the Christ, the things above seek ye, where the Christ is, on the right hand of God seated,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If
εἰ 
Ei 
if , whether , that , not tr ,
Usage: 218

ye
συνεγείρω 
sunegeiro 
rise with , raise up together
Usage: 3

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore , then , so , and , now , wherefore , but , not tr ,
Usage: 417

be risen with
συνεγείρω 
sunegeiro 
rise with , raise up together
Usage: 3

Χριστός 
christos 
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557
Usage: 557

ζητέω 
Zeteo 
seek , seek for , go about , desire ,
Usage: 79


which , who , the things , the son ,
Usage: 0

ἄνω 
Ano 
above , up , high , brim
Usage: 8

οὗ 
Hou 
Usage: 40

κάθημαι 
Kathemai 
sit , sit down , sit by , be set down , dwell
Usage: 78

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

the right hand
δεξιός 
Dexios 
Usage: 36

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Context Readings

Seek The Things Above

1 Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. 2 Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth.


Cross References

Matthew 6:20

"But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys, and where thieves do not break in or steal;

Matthew 6:33

"But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Luke 12:33

"Sell your possessions and give to charity; make yourselves money belts which do not wear out, an unfailing treasure in heaven, where no thief comes near nor moth destroys.

Psalm 16:11

You will make known to me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; In Your right hand there are pleasures forever.

Psalm 73:25-26

Whom have I in heaven but You? And besides You, I desire nothing on earth.

Matthew 26:64

Jesus said to him, "You have said it yourself; nevertheless I tell you, hereafter you will see THE SON OF MAN SITTING AT THE RIGHT HAND OF POWER, and COMING ON THE CLOUDS OF HEAVEN."

Mark 14:62

And Jesus said, "I am; and you shall see THE SON OF MAN SITTING AT THE RIGHT HAND OF POWER, and COMING WITH THE CLOUDS OF HEAVEN."

Luke 22:69

"But from now on THE SON OF MAN WILL BE SEATED AT THE RIGHT HAND of the power OF GOD."

Acts 2:34

"For it was not David who ascended into heaven, but he himself says: 'THE LORD SAID TO MY LORD, "SIT AT MY RIGHT HAND,

Acts 7:55

But being full of the Holy Spirit, he gazed intently into heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God;

Romans 6:4-5

Therefore we have been buried with Him through baptism into death, so that as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we too might walk in newness of life.

Romans 6:9-11

knowing that Christ, having been raised from the dead, is never to die again; death no longer is master over Him.

Romans 8:6

For the mind set on the flesh is death, but the mind set on the Spirit is life and peace,

Romans 8:34

who is the one who condemns? Christ Jesus is He who died, yes, rather who was raised, who is at the right hand of God, who also intercedes for us.

2 Corinthians 4:18

while we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen; for the things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen are eternal.

Galatians 2:19-20

"For through the Law I died to the Law, so that I might live to God.

Ephesians 1:19-20

and what is the surpassing greatness of His power toward us who believe. These are in accordance with the working of the strength of His might

Ephesians 2:5-6

even when we were dead in our transgressions, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved),

Ephesians 4:10

He who descended is Himself also He who ascended far above all the heavens, so that He might fill all things.)

Mark 16:19

So then, when the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, He was received up into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God.

Luke 20:42

"For David himself says in the book of Psalms, 'THE LORD SAID TO MY LORD, "SIT AT MY RIGHT HAND,

Philippians 3:20-21

For our citizenship is in heaven, from which also we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;

Colossians 2:12-13

having been buried with Him in baptism, in which you were also raised up with Him through faith in the working of God, who raised Him from the dead.

Colossians 2:20

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,

Colossians 3:2

Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth.

Hebrews 1:3

And He is the radiance of His glory and the exact representation of His nature, and upholds all things by the word of His power When He had made purification of sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,

Hebrews 1:13

But to which of the angels has He ever said, "SIT AT MY RIGHT HAND, UNTIL I MAKE YOUR ENEMIES A FOOTSTOOL FOR YOUR FEET"?

Hebrews 8:1

Now the main point in what has been said is this: we have such a high priest, who has taken His seat at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens,

Hebrews 10:12

but He, having offered one sacrifice for sins for all time, SAT DOWN AT THE RIGHT HAND OF GOD,

Hebrews 11:13-16

All these died in faith, without receiving the promises, but having seen them and having welcomed them from a distance, and having confessed that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.

Hebrews 12:2

fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

1 Peter 3:22

who is at the right hand of God, having gone into heaven, after angels and authorities and powers had been subjected to Him.

Psalm 17:14-15

From men with Your hand, O LORD, From men of the world, whose portion is in this life, And whose belly You fill with Your treasure; They are satisfied with children, And leave their abundance to their babes.

Psalm 110:1

The LORD says to my Lord: "Sit at My right hand Until I make Your enemies a footstool for Your feet."

Proverbs 15:24

The path of life leads upward for the wise That he may keep away from Sheol below.

Matthew 22:44

'THE LORD SAID TO MY LORD, "SIT AT MY RIGHT HAND, UNTIL I PUT YOUR ENEMIES BENEATH YOUR FEET"'?

Mark 12:36

"David himself said in the Holy Spirit, 'THE LORD SAID TO MY LORD, "SIT AT MY RIGHT HAND, UNTIL I PUT YOUR ENEMIES BENEATH YOUR FEET."'



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