Parallel Verses

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.

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,

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;

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,

Verse Picture

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 also, since the day we heard it, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, 10 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. 11 May you be strengthened with all power, according to his glorious might, for all endurance and patience with joy,


Cross References

Ephesians 4:1

I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called,

1 Thessalonians 4:1

Finally, brethren, we request and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you learned from us how you ought to live and to please God, just as you are doing, you do so more and more.

1 Thessalonians 4:1

Finally, brethren, we request and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you learned from us how you ought to live and to please God, just as you are doing, you do so more and more.

Romans 6:4

We were buried therefore with him through baptism into death, so that just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life.

2 Corinthians 2:14

But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumph, and through us spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of him everywhere.

Philippians 1:11

having been filled with the fruit of righteousness which comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.

John 15:8

By this my Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit, and so prove to be my 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 of revelation in the knowledge of him.

Ephesians 4:13

until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to become mature, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ.

Ephesians 5:2

and walk in love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

Ephesians 5:10

and try to learn what is pleasing to the Lord.

Ephesians 5:15

Be careful, then, how you walk, not as unwise men, but as wise,

Philippians 1:27

Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you stand firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel,

Philippians 4:18

I have received full payment and even more; I am amply supplied, having received from Epaphroditus the gifts you sent, a fragrant offering, an acceptable sacrifice, pleasing to God.

Colossians 2:6

Therefore as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so live in him,

Colossians 2:19

and not holding fast to the head, from whom the whole body, nourished and held together by its joints and ligaments, grows with a growth that is from God.

Colossians 3:20

Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.

Colossians 4:5

Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity.

1 Thessalonians 2:12

to live a life worthy of God, who calls you into his own kingdom and glory.

Titus 3:1

Remind them to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good deed,

Titus 3:14

Our people must also learn to devote themselves to good deeds, so that they may help cases of urgent need, and not be unfruitful.

Hebrews 11:5

By faith Enoch was taken up so that he should not see death; and he was not found, because God had taken him. For before he was taken he was attested as having pleased God.

Hebrews 13:16

Do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.

Hebrews 13:21

equip you with every good thing to do his will, working in us that which is pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

2 Peter 1:2-3

grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.

2 Peter 1:8

For if these qualities are yours and are increasing, they keep you from being ineffective or unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Peter 3:18

But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.

1 John 3:22

and we receive from him whatever we ask, because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him.

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, that we may know him who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God and eternal life.

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, that we may know him who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God and eternal life.

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, that we may know him who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God and eternal life.

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, that we may know him who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God and eternal life.

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, that we may know him who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God and eternal life.

John 15:16

You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should remain, that whatever you ask the Father in my name he may give you.

John 17:3

And this is eternal life, that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.

Romans 4:12

And he is also the father of the circumcised who are not only circumcised but who also walk in the footsteps of the faith which our father Abraham had before he was circumcised.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For it is the God who said, "Let light shine out of darkness," who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.

2 Corinthians 9:8

And God is able to make all grace abound toward you, so that you, always having all sufficiency in everything, may have an abundance for every good work.

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Ephesians 2:10

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we would walk in them.

2 Timothy 2:4

No soldier in active service gets entangled in civilian affairs, since his aim is to please the one who enlisted him as a soldier.

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