Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Giving praise to the Father who has given us a part in the heritage of the saints in light;

New American Standard Bible

giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified us to share in the inheritance of the saints in Light.

King James Version

Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light:

Holman Bible

giving thanks to the Father, who has enabled you to share in the saints’ inheritance in the light.

International Standard Version

and might thank the Father, who has enabled us to share in the saints' inheritance in the light.

A Conservative Version

Giving thanks to the Father who made us qualified for the share of the portion of the sanctified in light.

American Standard Version

giving thanks unto the Father, who made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light;

Amplified

giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified us to share in the inheritance of the saints (God’s people) in the Light.

An Understandable Version

[May you] give thanks to the Father who has enabled you to share [i.e., eventually] in the inheritance of the saints [i.e., God's holy people] in [the kingdom of] light.

Anderson New Testament

giving thanks to the Father, who has made us fit for a portion of the inheritance of the saints in light:

Common New Testament

giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified us to share in the inheritance of the saints in light.

Daniel Mace New Testament

giving thanks to the father, who has qualified you to share in that light he affords to his people:

Darby Translation

giving thanks to the Father, who has made us fit for sharing the portion of the saints in light,

Godbey New Testament

giving thanks to the Father, who has made us worthy unto a participation of the inheritance of the saints in light;

Goodspeed New Testament

and you will thank the Father who has entitled you to share the lot of God's people in the realm of light.

John Wesley New Testament

Giving thanks unto the Father, who hath made us meet to partake of the inheritance of the saints in light.

Julia Smith Translation

Returning thanks to the Father, having rendered us fitting for the portion of the lot of the holy in light:

King James 2000

Giving thanks unto the Father, who has made us fit to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light:

Lexham Expanded Bible

giving thanks to the Father who has qualified you for a share of the inheritance of the saints in light,

Modern King James verseion

giving thanks to the Father, who has made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

giving thanks unto the father which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of saints in light.

Moffatt New Testament

thanking the Father who has qualified us to share the lot of the saints in the Light,

Montgomery New Testament

I ask that you may give thanks to the Father who has made us fit to receive our share of the heritage of the saints in the light.

NET Bible

giving thanks to the Father who has qualified you to share in the saints' inheritance in the light.

New Heart English Bible

giving thanks to the Father, who made you fit to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in the light;

Noyes New Testament

giving thanks to the Father, who enabled us to share in the inheritance of the saints in the light;

Sawyer New Testament

giving thanks to the Father who has made us fit for a portion in the inheritance of the saints in light,

The Emphasized Bible

Giving thanks unto the Father that hath made you sufficient for your share in the inheritance of the saints in the light,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

giving thanks to God, even the Father, who hath made us meet for a portion in the inheritance of the saints in light;

Twentieth Century New Testament

And you will give thanks to the Father who made you fit to share the lot which awaits Christ's People in the realms of Light.

Webster

Giving thanks to the Father, who hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light:

Weymouth New Testament

and give thanks to the Father who has made us fit to receive our share of the inheritance of God's people in Light.

Williams New Testament

and you will always be thanking the Father who has qualified you to share the lot of His people in the realm of light.

World English Bible

giving thanks to the Father, who made us fit to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light;

Worrell New Testament

giving thanks to the Father, Who made us meet for the portion of the inheritance of the saints in light;

Worsley New Testament

giving thanks unto the Father, who hath made us meet for a portion of the inheritance of the saints in light:

Youngs Literal Translation

Giving thanks to the Father who did make us meet for the participation of the inheritance of the saints in the light,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
εὐχαριστέω 
Eucharisteo 
Usage: 37

unto the Father
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

ἱκανόω 
Hikanoo 
Usage: 2

us
ἡμᾶς 
hemas 
us, we, our, us-ward 9, not tr
Usage: 170

ἱκανόω 
Hikanoo 
Usage: 2

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

μερίς 
meris 
part, to be partaker 9
Usage: 4

of the inheritance
κλῆρος 
Kleros 
Usage: 12

of the saints
G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 1:12

Devotionals containing Colossians 1:12

Images Colossians 1:12

Prayers for Colossians 1:12

Context Readings

Prayer For Maturity Based On Christ's Preeminence

11 Full of strength in the measure of the great power of his glory, so that you may undergo all troubles with joy; 12 Giving praise to the Father who has given us a part in the heritage of the saints in light; 13 Who has made us free from the power of evil and given us a place in the kingdom of the Son of his love;


Cross References

Acts 20:32

And now, I give you into the care of God and the word of his grace, which is able to make you strong and to give you your heritage among all the saints.

Ephesians 5:20

Giving praise at all times for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to God, even the Father;

Acts 26:18

To make their eyes open, turning them from the dark to the light, and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may have forgiveness of sins and a heritage among those who are made holy by faith in me.

Colossians 3:15

And let the peace of Christ be ruling in your hearts, as it was the purpose of God for you to be one body; and give praise to God at all times.

1 Kings 6:7

(And the stones used in the building of the house were squared at the place where they were cut out; there was no sound of hammer or axe or any iron instrument while they were building the house.)

1 Chronicles 29:20

And David said to all the people, Now give praise to the Lord your God. And all the people gave praise to the Lord, the God of their fathers, with bent heads worshipping the Lord and the king.

Psalm 36:9

For with you is the fountain of life: in your light we will see light.

Psalm 36:9

For with you is the fountain of life: in your light we will see light.

Psalm 97:11

Light is shining on the lovers of righteousness, and for the upright in heart there is joy.

Psalm 107:21-22

Let men give praise to the Lord for his mercy, and for the wonders which he does for the children of men!

Psalm 116:7

Come back to your rest, O my soul; for the Lord has given you your reward.

Proverbs 4:18

But the way of the upright is like the light of early morning, getting brighter and brighter till the full day.

Proverbs 16:1

The designs of the heart are man's, but the answer of the tongue comes from the Lord.

Isaiah 60:19-20

The sun will not be your light by day, and the moon will no longer be bright for you by night: but the Lord will be to you an eternal light, and your God your glory.

Daniel 2:23

I give you praise and worship, O God of my fathers, who have given me wisdom and strength, and have now made clear to me what we were requesting from you: for you have given us knowledge of the king's business.

Matthew 25:34

Then will the King say to those on his right, Come, you who have the blessing of my Father, into the kingdom made ready for you before the world was:

John 4:23

But the time is coming, and is even now here, when the true worshippers will give worship to the Father in the true way of the spirit, for these are the worshippers desired by the Father.

John 14:6

Jesus said to him, I am the true and living way: no one comes to the Father but by me.

John 20:17

Jesus said to her, Do not put your hand on me, for I have not gone up to the Father: but go to my brothers and say to them, I go up to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.

Romans 8:17

And if we are children, we have a right to a part in the heritage; a part in the things of God, together with Christ; so that if we have a part in his pain, we will in the same way have a part in his glory.

Romans 8:29-30

Because those of whom he had knowledge before they came into existence, were marked out by him to be made like his Son, so that he might be the first among a band of brothers:

Romans 9:23

And to make clear the wealth of his glory to vessels of mercy, which he had before made ready for glory,

Romans 11:17

But if some of the branches were broken off, and you, an olive-tree of the fields, were put in among them, and were given a part with them in the root by which the olive-tree is made fertile,

Romans 15:27

Yes, it has been their good pleasure; and they are in their debt. For if the Gentiles have had a part in the things of the Spirit which were theirs, it is right for them, in the same way, to give them help in the things of the flesh.

1 Corinthians 8:6

There is for us only one God, the Father, of whom are all things, and we are for him; and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things, and we have our being through him.

1 Corinthians 9:23

And I do all things for the cause of the good news, so that I may have a part in it.

2 Corinthians 5:5

Now he who has made us for this very thing is God, who has given us the Spirit as a witness of what is to come.

Ephesians 1:11

In whom we have a heritage, being marked out from the first in his purpose who does all things in agreement with his designs;

Ephesians 1:18

And that having the eyes of your heart full of light, you may have knowledge of what is the hope of his purpose, what is the wealth of the glory of his heritage in the saints,

Ephesians 3:6

Which is that the Gentiles have a part in the heritage, and in the same body, and in the same hope in Christ through the good news,

Ephesians 4:6

One God and Father of all, who is over all, and through all, and in all.

Ephesians 5:4

And let there be no low behaviour, or foolish talk, or words said in sport, which are not right, but in place of them the giving of praise.

Colossians 2:2

So that their hearts may be comforted, and that being joined together in love, they may come to the full wealth of the certain knowledge of the secret of God, even Christ,

Colossians 3:17

And whatever you do, in word or in act, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving praise to God the Father through him.

Titus 2:14

Who gave himself for us, so that he might make us free from all wrongdoing, and make for himself a people clean in heart and on fire with good works.

Hebrews 3:1

For this reason, holy brothers, marked out to have a part in heaven, give thought to Jesus the representative and high priest of our faith;

Hebrews 3:14

For if we keep the substance of the faith which we had at the start, even till the end, we have a part with Christ;

Hebrews 12:23

To the great meeting and church of the first of those who are named in heaven, and to God the judge of all, and to the spirits of good men made complete,

James 3:9

With it we give praise to our Lord and Father; and with it we put a curse on men who are made in God's image.

1 Peter 1:2-5

Who, through the purpose of God, have been made holy by the Spirit, disciples of Jesus, made clean by his blood: May you have grace and peace in full measure.

1 Peter 5:1

I who am myself one of the rulers of the church, and a witness of the death of Christ, having my part in the coming glory, send this serious request to the chief men among you:

1 John 1:3

We give you word of all we have seen and everything which has come to our ears, so that you may be united with us; and we are united with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ:

1 John 3:1-3

See what great love the Father has given us in naming us the children of God; and such we are. For this reason the world does not see who we are, because it did not see who he was.

Revelation 21:23

And the town has no need of the sun, or of the moon, to give it light: for the glory of God did make it light, and the light of it is the Lamb.

Revelation 22:5

And there will be no more night; and they have no need of a light or of the shining of the sun; for the Lord God will give them light: and they will be ruling for ever and ever.

Revelation 22:14

A blessing on those whose robes are washed, so that they may have a right to the tree of life, and may go in by the doors into the town.

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