Colossians 3:24



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance It is the Lord Christ whom you serve.

King James Version

Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.

Holman Bible

knowing that you will receive the reward of an inheritance from the Lord-you serve the Lord Christ.

International Standard Version

You know that it is from the Lord that you will receive the inheritance as a reward. It is the Lord Messiah whom you are serving!

A Conservative Version

knowing that from Lord ye will receive the reward of the inheritance, for ye serve the Lord Christ.

American Standard Version

knowing that from the Lord ye shall receive the recompense of the inheritance: ye serve the Lord Christ.

Amplified

Knowing [with all certainty] that it is from the Lord [and not from men] that you will receive the inheritance which is your [real] reward. [The One Whom] you are actually serving [is] the Lord Christ (the Messiah).

An Understandable Version

knowing that you will receive from the Lord a [spiritual] inheritance as a reward, [for] you are [really] serving the Lord.

Anderson New Testament

knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance: for you serve the Lord Christ.

Bible in Basic English

Being certain that the Lord will give you the reward of the heritage: for you are the servants of the Lord Christ.

Common New Testament

knowing that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.

Daniel Mace New Testament

knowing that as you are the servants of Christ our Lord, you shall receive from him the inheritance for your reward.

Darby Translation

knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the recompense of the inheritance; ye serve the Lord Christ.

Godbey New Testament

knowing that you will receive the recompense of the inheritance from the Lord. Serve the Lord Christ;

Goodspeed New Testament

for you know that it is from him that you are to receive that inheritance which is to be your reward. Think of Christ as the master you are working for.

John Wesley New Testament

for ye serve the Lord Christ.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance, for ye serve the Lord Christ.

Julia Smith Translation

Knowing that from the Lord ye shall receive the reward of inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.

King James 2000

Knowing that of the Lord you shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for you serve the Lord Christ.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[because you] know that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance. Serve the Lord Christ.

Modern King James verseion

knowing that from the Lord you shall receive the reward of the inheritance. For you serve the Lord Christ.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

forasmuch as ye know that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of inheritance, for ye serve the Lord Christ.

Moffatt New Testament

remember, you will receive from the Lord the inheritance which is your due; serve Christ your Lord and Master,

Montgomery New Testament

You know that from the Lord you will receive reward of the inheritance, for you are the Lord Christ's slaves.

NET Bible

because you know that you will receive your inheritance from the Lord as the reward. Serve the Lord Christ.

New Heart English Bible

knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ.

New simplified Bible

You know that God will give you the reward of the inheritance when you serve the Master, Christ.

Noyes New Testament

knowing that from the Lord ye will receive the recompense of the inheritance; serve Christ as your Lord.

Sawyer New Testament

knowing that you will receive from the Lord the recompense of the inheritance. You serve Christ the Lord;

The Emphasized Bible

Knowing that, from the Lord, ye shall duly receive the recompense of the inheritance, - unto the Lord Christ, are ye in service;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

knowing that from the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye are servants to the Lord Christ.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Since you know that it is from the Master that you will receive the inheritance which will be your recompense. You are serving Christ, the Master.

Webster

Knowing that from the Lord ye will receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.

Weymouth New Testament

For you know that it is from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. Christ is the Master whose bondservants you are.

Williams New Testament

for you know that it is from the Lord that you are going to get your pay in the form of an inheritance; so keep on serving Christ the Lord.

World English Bible

knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ.

Worrell New Testament

knowing that from the Lord ye shall receive the recompense of the inheritance: ye are doing service to the Lord, Christ.

Worsley New Testament

knowing that from the Lord ye shall receive the recompense of the inheritance; for ye serve the Lord Christ;

Youngs Literal Translation

having known that from the Lord ye shall receive the recompense of the inheritance -- for the Lord Christ ye serve;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
εἴδω 
Eido 
know , cannot tell , know how , wist , , see , behold , look , perceive , vr see , vr know
Usage: 519

ὅτι 
Hoti 
that , for , because , how that , how ,
Usage: 764

of
ἀπό 
Apo 
from , of , out of , for , off , by , at , in , since 9 , on , not tr. , .
Usage: 490

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

ἀπολαμβάνω 
Apolambano 
Usage: 7

the reward
ἀνταπόδοσις 
Antapodosis 
Usage: 1

of the inheritance
κληρονομία 
Kleronomia 
Usage: 11

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for , , not tr
Usage: 825

ye serve
δουλεύω 
Douleuo 
serve , be in bondage , do service
Usage: 20

Context Readings

Mutual Responsibilities In Christian Relationships

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. 25 For he who does wrong will receive the consequences of the wrong which he has done, and that without partiality.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 7:22

For he who was called in the Lord while a slave, is the Lord's freedman; likewise he who was called while free, is Christ's slave.

Ephesians 6:8

knowing that whatever good thing each one does, this he will receive back from the Lord, whether slave or free.

Genesis 15:1

After these things the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision, saying, "Do not fear, Abram, I am a shield to you; Your reward shall be very great."

Ruth 2:12

"May the LORD reward your work, and your wages be full from the LORD, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to seek refuge."

Proverbs 11:18

The wicked earns deceptive wages, But he who sows righteousness gets a true reward.

Matthew 5:12

"Rejoice and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great; for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Matthew 5:46

"For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same?

Matthew 6:1-2

"Beware of practicing your righteousness before men to be noticed by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 6:5

"When you pray, you are not to be like the hypocrites; for they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and on the street corners so that they may be seen by men Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.

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.

Matthew 10:41

"He who receives a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward; and he who receives a righteous man in the name of a righteous man shall receive a righteous man's reward.

Luke 6:35

"But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He Himself is kind to ungrateful and evil men.

Luke 14:14

and you will be blessed, since they do not have the means to repay you; for you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous."

John 12:26

"If anyone serves Me, he must follow Me; and where I am, there My servant will be also; if anyone serves Me, the Father will honor him.

Acts 20:32

"And now I commend you to God and to the word of His grace, which is able to build you up and to give you the inheritance among all those who are sanctified.

Romans 1:1

Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God,

Romans 2:6-7

who WILL RENDER TO EACH PERSON ACCORDING TO HIS DEEDS:

Romans 4:4-5

Now to the one who works, his wage is not credited as a favor, but as what is due.

Romans 14:18

For he who in this way serves Christ is acceptable to God and approved by men.

1 Corinthians 3:8

Now he who plants and he who waters are one; but each will receive his own reward according to his own labor.

1 Corinthians 9:17-18

For if I do this voluntarily, I have a reward; but if against my will, I have a stewardship entrusted to me.

Galatians 1:10

For am I now seeking the favor of men, or of God? Or am I striving to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a bond-servant of Christ.

Ephesians 6:6

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

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,

Hebrews 9:15

For this reason He is the mediator of a new covenant, so that, since a death has taken place for the redemption of the transgressions that were committed under the first covenant, those who have been called may receive the promise of the eternal inheritance.

Hebrews 10:35

Therefore, do not throw away your confidence, which has a great reward.

Hebrews 11:6

And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him.

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, a bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have received a faith of the same kind as ours, by the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ:

Jude 1:1

Jude, a bond-servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, To those who are the called, beloved in God the Father, and kept for Jesus Christ:



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