Parallel Verses

Webster

Giving thanks to the Father, who hath made us meet to be partakers of 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 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:

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.

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.

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 Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, to all patience and long-suffering with joyfulness; 12 Giving thanks to the Father, who hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light: 13 Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his beloved Son:


Cross References

Acts 20:32

And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them who are sanctified.

Ephesians 5:20

Giving thanks always for all things to God and the Father, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;

Acts 26:18

To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them who are sanctified by faith that is in me.

Colossians 3:15

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.

1 Kings 6:7

And the house, when it was in building, was built of stone made ready before it was brought thither; so that there was neither hammer nor ax nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.

1 Chronicles 29:20

And David said to all the congregation, Now bless the LORD your God. And all the congregation blessed the LORD God of their fathers, and bowed their heads, and worshiped the LORD, and the king.

Psalm 36:9

For with thee is the fountain of life: in thy light shall we see light.

Psalm 79:13

So we thy people and sheep of thy pasture will give thee thanks for ever: we will show forth thy praise to all generations.

Psalm 97:11

Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.

Psalm 107:21-22

Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!

Psalm 116:7

Return to thy rest, O my soul; for the LORD hath dealt bountifully with thee.

Proverbs 4:18

But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more to the perfect day.

Proverbs 16:1

The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, are from the LORD.

Isaiah 60:19-20

The sun shall be no more thy light by day; neither for brightness shall the moon give light to thee: but the LORD will be to thee an everlasting light, and thy God thy glory.

Daniel 2:23

I thank thee, and praise thee, O thou God of my fathers, who hast given me wisdom and might, and hast made known to me now what we desired of thee: for thou hast now made known to us the king's matter.

Matthew 25:34

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

John 4:23

But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshipers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.

John 14:6

Jesus saith to him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life: no man cometh to the Father, but by me.

John 20:17

Jesus saith to her, Touch me not: for I have not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say to them, I ascend to my Father and your Father, and to my God and your God.

Romans 8:17

And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if we suffer with him, that we may be glorified together.

Romans 8:29-30

For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the first-born among many brethren.

Romans 9:23

And that he might make known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy, which he had before prepared for glory,

Romans 11:17

And if some of the branches be broken off, and thou, being a wild olive-tree, art ingrafted among them, and with them partakest of the root and fatness of the olive-tree;

Romans 15:27

It hath pleased them verily; and their debtors they are. For if the Gentiles have been made partakers of their spiritual things, their duty is also to minister to them in carnal things.

1 Corinthians 8:6

Yet to us there is but one God, the Father, from whom are all things, and we in him; and one Lord Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we by him.

1 Corinthians 9:23

And this I do for the gospel's sake, that I may be partaker of it with you.

2 Corinthians 5:5

Now he that hath wrought us for this same thing is God, who also hath given to us the earnest of the Spirit.

Ephesians 1:11

In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will:

Ephesians 1:18

The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,

Ephesians 3:6

That the Gentiles should be joint-heirs, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ by the Gospel:

Ephesians 4:6

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

Ephesians 5:4

Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks.

Colossians 2:2

That their hearts may be comforted, being knit together in love, and to all riches of the full assurance of understanding to the acknowledgment of the mystery of God, and of the Father, and of Christ;

Colossians 3:17

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

Titus 2:14

Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify to himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

Hebrews 3:1

Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus;

Hebrews 3:14

For we are made partakers of Christ, if we hold the beginning of our confidence steadfast to the end;

Hebrews 12:23

To the general assembly and church of the first-born, who are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect,

James 3:9

With this we bless God, even the Father; and with this we curse men, who are made after the similitude of God.

1 Peter 1:2-5

Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, to obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you, and peace, be multiplied.

1 Peter 5:1

The elders who are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed:

1 John 1:3

That which we have seen and heard we declare to you, that ye also may have fellowship with us: and truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ.

1 John 3:1-3

Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.

Revelation 21:23

And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God enlightened it, and the Lamb is the light of it.

Revelation 22:5

And there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light: and they shall reign for ever and ever.

Revelation 22:14

Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.

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