Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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;

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

giving thanks unto the Father, who has made us worthy to participate in 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 You are being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might, so that you might patiently endure everything with joy 12 and might thank the Father, who has enabled us to share in the saints' inheritance in the light. 13 God has rescued us from the power of darkness and has brought us into the kingdom of the Son whom he loves,


Cross References

Acts 20:32

"I'm now entrusting you to God and to the message of his grace, which is able to build you up and secure for you an inheritance among all who are sanctified.

Ephesians 5:20

you will consistently give thanks to God the Father for everything in the name of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah;

Acts 26:18

You will help them understand and turn them from darkness to light and from Satan's control to God, so that their sins will be forgiven and they will receive a share among those who are sanctified by faith in me.'

Colossians 3:15

Let the peace of the Messiah also rule in your hearts, to which you were called in one body, and be thankful.

1 Kings 6:7

The Temple was constructed of stone precut at the quarry so that no hammer, axe, or any other iron implement would be heard in the Temple while it was being built.

1 Chronicles 29:20

Then David told the entire assembly, "Bless the LORD your God, please." So the entire assembly blessed the LORD God of their ancestors, bowing their heads and falling in the LORD's presence and before the king.

Psalm 36:9

For with you is a fountain of life, and in your light we will see light.

Psalm 79:13

Then we, your people, the sheep of your pasture, will praise you always, from generation to generation. We will declare your praise. For the Director of Music: According to "The Lilies". A testimony of Asaph. A psalm.

Psalm 97:11

Light shines on the righteous; gladness on the morally upright.

Psalm 107:21-22

Let them give thanks to the LORD for his gracious love, and for his awesome deeds for mankind.

Psalm 116:7

Return to your resting place, my soul, for the LORD treated you generously.

Proverbs 4:18

The path of the righteous is like the light of dawn that grows brighter until the full light of day.

Proverbs 16:1

People do the planning, but the end result is from the LORD.

Isaiah 60:19-20

"The sun will no longer be your light by day, nor for brightness will the moon shine on you by night for the LORD will be your everlasting light, and your God will be your glory.

Daniel 2:23

To you, God of my ancestors, I give thanks and praise, because you have given me wisdom and power; you have now revealed to me what we asked of you by making known to us what the king commanded."

Matthew 25:34

"Then the king will say to those on his right, "Come, you who have been blessed by my Father! Inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world,

John 4:23

Yet the time is coming, and is now here, when true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth. Indeed, the Father is looking for people like that to worship him.

John 14:6

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

John 20:17

Jesus told her, "Don't hold on to me, because I haven't yet ascended to the Father. But go to my brothers and tell them, "I'm ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.'"

Romans 8:17

Now if we are children, we are heirs heirs of God and co-heirs with the Messiah if, in fact, we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory.

Romans 8:29-30

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

Romans 9:23

Can't he also reveal his glorious riches to the objects of his mercy that he has prepared ahead of time for glory

Romans 11:17

Now if some of the branches have been broken off, and you, a wild olive branch, have been grafted in their place to share the rich root of the olive tree,

Romans 15:27

Yes, they were eager to do this, and in fact they are obligated to help them, for if the gentiles have shared in their spiritual blessings, they are obligated to be of service to them in material things.

1 Corinthians 8:6

yet for us there is only one God, the Father, from whom everything came into being and for whom we live. And there is only one Lord, Jesus the Messiah, through whom everything came into being and through whom we live.

1 Corinthians 9:23

I do all this for the sake of the gospel in order to have a share in its blessings.

2 Corinthians 5:5

God has prepared us for this and has given us his Spirit as a guarantee.

Ephesians 1:11

In the Messiah we were also chosen when we were predestined according to the purpose of the one who does everything that he wills to do,

Ephesians 1:18

Then, with the eyes of your hearts enlightened, you will know the confidence that is produced by God having called you, the rich glory that is his inheritance among the saints,

Ephesians 3:6

The gentiles are heirs-in-common, members-in-common of the body, and common participants in what was promised by the Messiah Jesus through the gospel.

Ephesians 4:6

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

Ephesians 5:4

Obscene, flippant, or vulgar talk is totally inappropriate. Instead, let there be thanksgiving.

Colossians 2:2

Because they are united in love, I pray that their hearts may be encouraged by all the riches that come from a complete understanding of the full knowledge of the Messiah, who is the mystery of God.

Colossians 3:17

And whatever you do, whether by speech or action, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

Titus 2:14

He gave himself for us to set us free from every wrong and to cleanse us so that we could be his special people who are enthusiastic about doing good deeds.

Hebrews 3:1

Therefore, holy brothers, partners in a heavenly calling, keep your focus on Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession.

Hebrews 3:14

because we are the Messiah's partners only if we hold on to our original confidence to the end.

Hebrews 12:23

to the assembly of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, to a judge who is the God of all, to the spirits of righteous people who have been made perfect,

James 3:9

With it we bless the Lord and Father, and with it we curse those who are made in God's likeness.

1 Peter 1:2-5

To: The exiles of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, the people chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father through the sanctifying action of the Spirit to be obedient to Jesus, the Messiah, and to be sprinkled with his blood. May grace and peace be yours in abundance!

1 Peter 5:1

Therefore, as a fellow elder, a witness of the Messiah's sufferings, and one who shares in the glory to be revealed, I appeal to the elders among you:

1 John 1:3

What we have seen and heard we declare to you so that you, too, can have fellowship with us. Now this fellowship of ours is with the Father and with his Son, Jesus, the Messiah.

1 John 3:1-3

See what kind of love the Father has given us: We are called God's children and that is what we are! For this reason the world does not recognize us, because it did not recognize him, either.

Revelation 21:23

The city doesn't need any sun or moon to give it light, because the glory of God gave it light, and the lamb was its lamp.

Revelation 22:5

There will be no more night, and they will not need any light from lamps or the sun because the Lord God will shine on them. They will rule forever and ever.

Revelation 22:14

"How blessed are those who wash their robes so that they may have the right to the tree of life and may go through the gates into the city!

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