Colossians 3:23



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord rather than for men,

King James Version

And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;

Holman Bible

Whatever you do, do it enthusiastically, as something done for the Lord and not for men,

International Standard Version

Whatever you do, work at it wholeheartedly as though you were doing it for the Lord and not merely for people.

A Conservative Version

And all things, anything whatever ye may do, work from soul as to the Lord and not to men,

American Standard Version

whatsoever ye do, work heartily, as unto the Lord, and not unto men;

Amplified

Whatever may be your task, work at it heartily (from the soul), as [something done] for the Lord and not for men,

An Understandable Version

In whatever you do, work wholeheartedly, as though it were for the Lord and not [just] for people,

Anderson New Testament

And whatever you do, do from the soul, as to the Lord, and not to men;

Bible in Basic English

Whatever you do, do it readily, as to the Lord and not to men;

Common New Testament

Whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,

Daniel Mace New Testament

and whatever you do, do it heartily, as serving the Lord, and not men:

Darby Translation

Whatsoever ye do, labour at it heartily, as doing it to the Lord, and not to men;

Godbey New Testament

Whatsoever you may do, work from your soul, as for the Lord, and not for men;

Goodspeed New Testament

Work at everything you do with all your hearts, as work done not for men only but for the Lord,

John Wesley New Testament

And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not to men: Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And whatever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men,

Julia Smith Translation

And all, whatever ye do, work ye from the soul, as to the Lord, and not to men;

King James 2000

And whatsoever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Whatever you do, accomplish [it] from the soul, as to the Lord, and not to people,

Modern King James verseion

And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily as though ye did it to the Lord, and not unto men,

Moffatt New Testament

Whatever be your task, work at it heartily, as servants of the Lord and not of men;

Montgomery New Testament

And whatever you do, do it heartily as for the Lord, and not for men.

NET Bible

Whatever you are doing, work at it with enthusiasm, as to the Lord and not for people,

New Heart English Bible

And whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord, and not for men,

New simplified Bible

Whatever you do, work at it without reservation, as to God, and not to men.

Noyes New Testament

Whatever ye do, do it from the heart, as to the Lord, and not to men,

Sawyer New Testament

And whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men;

The Emphasized Bible

Whatsoever ye may be doing, from the soul, be working at it, as unto the Lord, and not unto men,-

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And in every thing that ye do, labour from the soul, as for the Lord, and not man;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Whatever you do, do it with all your heart, as if working for the Master and not for men,

Webster

And whatever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not to men;

Weymouth New Testament

Whatever you are doing, let your hearts be in your work, as a thing done for the Lord and not for men.

Williams New Testament

Whatever you do, do it with all your heart, as work for the Lord and not for men,

World English Bible

And whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord, and not for men,

Worrell New Testament

Whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not to men;

Worsley New Testament

do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not to men;

Youngs Literal Translation

and all, whatever ye may do -- out of soul work -- as to the Lord, and not to men,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

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

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

ye do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do , make , bring forth , commit , cause , work , show , bear , keep , fulfil , deal , perform , not tr , , vr do
Usage: 372

do
ἐργάζομαι 
Ergazomai 
Usage: 28

ψυχή 
Psuche 
soul , life , mind , heart , heartily Trans , not tr
Usage: 62

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as , when , how , as it were , about ,
Usage: 417

to the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Lord , lord , master , sir , Sir ,
Usage: 643

and

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

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 3:23

References

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Images Colossians 3:23

Context Readings

Mutual Responsibilities In Christian Relationships

22 Slaves, in all things obey those who are your masters on earth, not with external service, as those who merely please men, but with sincerity of heart, fearing the Lord. 23 Whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord rather than for men, 24 knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance It is the Lord Christ whom you serve.


Cross References

Colossians 3:17

Whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through Him to God the Father.

Ephesians 6:6-7

not by way of eyeservice, as men-pleasers, but as slaves of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart.

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might; for there is no activity or planning or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol where you are going.

Romans 14:8

for if we live, we live for the Lord, or if we die, we die for the Lord; therefore whether we live or die, we are the Lord's.

1 Peter 2:13

Submit yourselves for the Lord's sake to every human institution, whether to a king as the one in authority,

2 Chronicles 31:21

Every work which he began in the service of the house of God in law and in commandment, seeking his God, he did with all his heart and prospered.

1 Peter 1:22

Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart,

1 Peter 2:15

For such is the will of God that by doing right you may silence the ignorance of foolish men.

Psalm 47:6-7

Sing praises to God, sing praises; Sing praises to our King, sing praises.

Psalm 103:1

Bless the LORD, O my soul, And all that is within me, bless His holy name.

Psalm 119:10

With all my heart I have sought You; Do not let me wander from Your commandments.

Psalm 119:34

Give me understanding, that I may observe Your law And keep it with all my heart.

Psalm 119:145

I cried with all my heart; answer me, O LORD! I will observe Your statutes.

Jeremiah 3:10

"Yet in spite of all this her treacherous sister Judah did not return to Me with all her heart, but rather in deception," declares the LORD.

Zechariah 7:5-7

"Say to all the people of the land and to the priests, 'When you fasted and mourned in the fifth and seventh months these seventy years, was it actually for Me that you fasted?

Matthew 6:16

"Whenever you fast, do not put on a gloomy face as the hypocrites do, for they neglect their appearance so that they will be noticed by men when they are fasting Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.

Romans 14:6

He who observes the day, observes it for the Lord, and he who eats, does so for the Lord, for he gives thanks to God; and he who eats not, for the Lord he does not eat, and gives thanks to God.

Ephesians 5:22

Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

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