Parallel Verses

Common New Testament

giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified us to share in the inheritance 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 and made us fit to share the portion which is the inheritance of the saints (God's holy 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:

Bible in Basic English

Giving praise to the Father who has given us a part in the heritage 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,

Verse Picture

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 May you be strengthened with all power, according to his glorious might, for all endurance and patience with joy, 12 giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified us to share in the inheritance of the saints in light. 13 For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of his beloved Son,


Cross References

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.

Ephesians 5:20

always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Acts 26:18

to open their eyes, so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a place among those who are sanctified by faith in me.'

Colossians 3:15

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. And be thankful.

Colossians 3:15

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. And be thankful.

Colossians 3:15

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. And be thankful.

Colossians 3:15

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. And be thankful.

Colossians 3:15

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. And be thankful.

Colossians 3:15

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. And be thankful.

Colossians 3:15-22

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. And be thankful.

Colossians 3:15

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. And be thankful.

Colossians 3:15

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. And be thankful.

Colossians 3:15

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. And be thankful.

Colossians 3:15-20

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. And be thankful.

Colossians 3:15

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. And be thankful.

Matthew 25:34

Then the King will say to those on his right hand, 'Come, you blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:

John 4:23

But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for such the Father seeks to worship him.

John 14:6

Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

John 20:17

Jesus said to her, "Do not hold me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father; but go to my brethren and say to them, "I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.'"

Romans 8:17

and if children, then heirsheirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with him, in order that we may also be glorified with him.

Romans 8:29-30

For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

Romans 9:23

in order to make known the riches of his glory for the vessels of mercy, which he has prepared beforehand for glory,

Romans 11:17

And if some of the branches were broken off, and you, a wild olive shoot, were grafted in among the rest to share the root of the olive tree,

Romans 15:27

They were pleased to do it, and indeed they are in debt to them. For if the Gentiles have come to share in their spiritual blessings, they ought also to be of service to them in material blessings.

1 Corinthians 8:6

yet for us there is but one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist; and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things, and through whom we exist.

1 Corinthians 9:23

I do it all for the sake of the gospel, that I may share in its blessings.

2 Corinthians 5:5

Now he who has prepared us for this very thing is God, who also has given us the Spirit as a guarantee.

Ephesians 1:11

also we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things after the counsel of his will,

Ephesians 1:18

I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened, so that you may know what is the hope to which he has called you, what are the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints,

Ephesians 3:6

that is, how the Gentiles are fellow heirs and members of the same body, and partakers of the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel.

Ephesians 4:6

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

Ephesians 5:4

And there must be no filthiness and silly talk, or coarse jesting, which are not fitting, but rather let there be thanksgiving.

Colossians 2:2

that their hearts may be encouraged as they are knit together in love, to have all the riches of assured understanding and the knowledge of God's mystery, that is, Christ himself,

Colossians 3:17

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

Titus 2:14

who gave himself for us to redeem us from all wickedness and to purify for himself a people that are his very own, zealous for good deeds.

Hebrews 3:1

Therefore, holy brethren, who share in a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession.

Hebrews 3:14

For we have come to share in Christ if we hold our first confidence firm to the end,

Hebrews 12:23

and church of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, and to God, the Judge of all, and to the spirits of righteous men made perfect,

James 3:9

With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in the likeness of God.

1 Peter 1:2-5

who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctifying work of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and sprinkling with his blood: may grace and peace be yours in abundance.

1 Peter 5:1

So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ and a partaker in the glory that is to be revealed,

1 John 1:3

that which we have seen and heard we proclaim also to you, so that you may have fellowship with us; and our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ.

1 John 3:1-3

See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God! And so we are! The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him.

Revelation 21:23

And the city has no need of the sun or of the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives it light, and its lamp is the Lamb.

Revelation 22:5

And there will be no more night. They will not need the light of a lamp or the light of the sun, for the Lord God will give them light; and they will reign for ever and ever.

Revelation 22:14

Blessed are those who wash their robes, so that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter by the gates into the city.

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