Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Living uprightly in the approval of the Lord, giving fruit in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;

New American Standard Bible

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;

King James Version

That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;

Holman Bible

so that you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to Him, bearing fruit in every good work and growing in the knowledge of God.

International Standard Version

so that you might live in a manner worthy of the Lord and be fully pleasing to him as you bear fruit while doing all kinds of good things and growing in the full knowledge of God.

A Conservative Version

For you to walk worthily of the Lord for every desire to please, bearing fruit in every good work, and growing in the knowledge of God,

American Standard Version

to walk worthily of the Lord unto all pleasing, bearing fruit in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;

Amplified

so that you will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord [displaying admirable character, moral courage, and personal integrity], to [fully] please Him in all things, bearing fruit in every good work and steadily growing in the knowledge of God [with deeper faith, clearer insight and fervent love for His precepts];

An Understandable Version

[We pray for you] to live a life deserving of the Lord, pleasing to Him in every way, producing fruit in every good deed and growing in the knowledge of God.

Anderson New Testament

so that you may walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, in order to please him in all things, by means of every good work bringing forth fruit, and increasing in the knowledge, of God,

Common New Testament

so that you will live a life worthy of the Lord, to please him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

that your conduct may be worthy of the Lord, in every respect agreeable to him, being friutful in every kind of virtue, and increasing in divine knowledge:

Darby Translation

so as to walk worthily of the Lord unto all well-pleasing, bearing fruit in every good work, and growing by the true knowledge of God;

Godbey New Testament

that you may walk worthily of the Lord in all loyalty, in every good work bearing fruit, and increasing in the perfect knowledge of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

so that the lives you live may be worthy of your Master and wholly pleasing to him, and you may be fruitful in all kinds of good deeds, and may grow into fuller knowledge of God.

John Wesley New Testament

That ye may walk worthy of the Lord, unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;

Julia Smith Translation

For you to walk worthy of the Lord in all pleasing behavior, bearing fruit in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;

King James 2000

That you might walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;

Lexham Expanded Bible

so that you may live in a manner worthy of the Lord, {to please [him] in all respects}, bearing fruit in every good deed and increasing in the knowledge of God,

Modern King James verseion

that you might walk worthy of the Lord to all pleasing, being fruitful in every work and increasing in the knowledge of God,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that ye might walk worthy of the Lord in all things that please, being fruitful in all good works and increasing in the knowledge of God

Moffatt New Testament

so that you may lead a life that is worthy of the Lord and give him entire satisfaction. May you be fruitful and increase in the doing of all good, as you thus know God!

Montgomery New Testament

that you may walk worthy of the Lord in every kind of pleasing; that you may be fruitful in every kind of good work, and may increase in the knowledge of God;

NET Bible

so that you may live worthily of the Lord and please him in all respects -- bearing fruit in every good deed, growing in the knowledge of God,

New Heart English Bible

that you may walk worthily of the Lord, to please him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;

Noyes New Testament

that ye may walk worthily of the Lord so as to please him in all things, bearing fruit in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;

Sawyer New Testament

that you may walk worthily of the Lord in all that is pleasing [to him], being fruitful in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God;

The Emphasized Bible

So as to walk worthily of the Lord, unto all pleasing, in every good work, bearing fruit, and growing in the personal knowledge of God,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

that ye may walk worthy of the Lord, well pleasing him in all things, in every good work fruitful, and increasing in the knowledge of God;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Then you will live lives worthy of the Master, and so please God in every way. Your lives will be fruitful in every kind of good action, and your characters will grow through a fuller knowledge of God;

Webster

That ye may walk worthy of the Lord to all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;

Weymouth New Testament

so that your lives may be worthy of the Lord and perfectly pleasing to Him, while you exhibit the results of right action of every sort and grow into a fuller knowledge of God.

Williams New Testament

so that you may lead lives worthy of the Lord to His full satisfaction, by perennially bearing fruit in every good enterprise and by a steady growth in fuller knowledge of God;

World English Bible

that you may walk worthily of the Lord, to please him in all respects, bearing fruit in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;

Worrell New Testament

to walk worthily of the Lord to all pleasing, bearing fruit in every good work, and growing in the knowledge of God;

Worsley New Testament

that ye may walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;

Youngs Literal Translation

to your walking worthily of the Lord to all pleasing, in every good work being fruitful, and increasing to the knowledge of God,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
περιπατέω 
Peripateo 
walk, go, walk about, be occupied
Usage: 77

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

περιπατέω 
Peripateo 
walk, go, walk about, be occupied
Usage: 77

ἀξίως 
Axios 
Usage: 6

of the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ἀρέσκεια 
Areskeia 
Usage: 1

καρποφορέω 
Karpophoreo 
Usage: 4

in
ἐν 
En 
εἰς 
Eis 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 2128
Usage: 1267

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

and

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

αὐξάνω 
Auxano 
Usage: 17

the knowledge
ἐπίγνωσις 
Epignosis 
Usage: 20

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 1:10

Devotionals containing Colossians 1:10

References

Images Colossians 1:10

Context Readings

Prayer For Maturity Based On Christ's Preeminence

9 For this reason, we, from the day when we had word of it, keep on in prayer for you, that you may be full of the knowledge of his purpose, with all wisdom and experience of the Spirit, 10 Living uprightly in the approval of the Lord, giving fruit in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God; 11 Full of strength in the measure of the great power of his glory, so that you may undergo all troubles with joy;


Cross References

Ephesians 4:1

I then, the prisoner in the Lord, make this request from my heart, that you will see that your behaviour is a credit to the position which God's purpose has given you,

1 Thessalonians 4:1

And last of all, the prayer which we make to you from our heart and in the name of the Lord Jesus, is this: that as we made clear to you what sort of behaviour is pleasing to God, as in fact you are doing now, so you will go on in these ways, but more and more.

Micah 4:5

For all the peoples will be walking, every one in the name of his god, and we will be walking in the name of the Lord our God for ever and ever.

Romans 6:4

We have been placed with him among the dead through baptism into death: so that as Christ came again from the dead by the glory of the Father, we, in the same way, might be living in new life.

2 Corinthians 2:14

But praise be to God who makes us strong to overcome in Christ, and makes clear through us in every place the value of the knowledge of him.

Philippians 1:11

Being full of the fruits of righteousness, which are through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.

John 15:8

Here is my Father's glory, in that you give much fruit and so are my true disciples.

Ephesians 1:17

That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him;

Ephesians 4:13

Till we all come to the harmony of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to full growth, to the full measure of Christ:

Ephesians 5:2

And be living in love, even as Christ had love for you, and gave himself up for us, an offering to God for a perfume of a sweet smell.

Ephesians 5:10

Testing by experience what is well-pleasing to the Lord;

Ephesians 5:15

Take care then how you are living, not as unwise, but as wise;

Philippians 1:27

Only let your behaviour do credit to the good news of Christ, so that if I come and see you or if I am away from you, I may have news of you that you are strong in one spirit, working together with one soul for the faith of the good news;

Philippians 4:18

I have all things and more than enough: I am made full, having had from Epaphroditus the things which came from you, a perfume of a sweet smell, an offering well pleasing to God.

Colossians 2:6

As, then, you took Christ Jesus the Lord, so go on in him,

Colossians 2:19

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.

Colossians 3:20

Children, do the orders of your fathers and mothers in all things, for this is pleasing to the Lord.

Colossians 4:5

Be wise in your behaviour to those who are outside, making good use of the time.

1 Thessalonians 2:12

So that your lives might be pleasing to God, who has given you a part in his kingdom and his glory.

Titus 3:1

Make clear to them that they are to put themselves under rulers and authorities, to do what they are ordered, to be ready for every good work,

Titus 3:14

And let our people go on with good works for necessary purposes, so that they may not be without fruit.

Hebrews 11:5

By faith Enoch was taken up to heaven so that he did not see death; he was seen no longer, for God took him away: for before he was taken, witness had been given that he was well-pleasing to God:

Hebrews 13:16

But go on doing good and giving to others, because God is well-pleased with such offerings.

Hebrews 13:21

Make you full of every good work and ready to do all his desires, working in us whatever is pleasing in his eyes through Jesus Christ; and may the glory be given to him for ever and ever. So be it.

2 Peter 1:2-3

May grace and peace ever be increasing in you, in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord;

2 Peter 1:8

For if you have these things in good measure, they will make you fertile and full of fruit in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Peter 3:18

But be increased in grace and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. May he have glory now and for ever. So be it.

1 John 3:22

And he gives us all our requests, because we keep his laws and do the things which are pleasing in his eyes.

1 John 5:20

And we are certain that the Son of God has come, and has given us a clear vision, so that we may see him who is true, and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.

Proverbs 16:7

When a man's ways are pleasing to the Lord, he makes even his haters be at peace with him.

Isaiah 53:11

... made clear his righteousness before men ... had taken their sins on himself.

Daniel 12:4

But as for you, O Daniel, let the words be kept secret and the book rolled up and kept shut till the time of the end: numbers will be going out of the way and troubles will be increased.

Habakkuk 2:14

For the earth will be full of the knowledge of the glory of the Lord as the sea is covered by the waters.

John 15:16

You did not take me for yourselves, but I took you for myself; and I gave you the work of going about and producing fruit which will be for ever; so that whatever request you make to the Father in my name he may give it to you.

John 17:3

And this is eternal life: to have knowledge of you, the only true God, and of him whom you have sent, even Jesus Christ.

Romans 4:12

And the father of circumcision to those who not only are of the circumcision, but who keep to the way of that faith which our father Abraham had before he underwent circumcision.

2 Corinthians 4:6

Seeing that it is God who said, Let light be shining out of the dark, who has put in our hearts the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

2 Corinthians 9:8

And God is able to give you all grace in full measure; so that ever having enough of all things, you may be full of every good work:

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, a quiet mind, kind acts, well-doing, faith,

Ephesians 2:10

For by his act we were given existence in Christ Jesus to do those good works which God before made ready for us so that we might do them.

2 Timothy 2:4

A fighting man, when he is with the army, keeps himself free from the business of this life so that he may be pleasing to him who has taken him into his army.

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