Parallel Verses

Amplified

[The Father] has delivered and drawn us to Himself out of the control and the dominion of darkness and has transferred us into the kingdom of the Son of His love,

New American Standard Bible

For He rescued us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son,

King James Version

Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son:

Holman Bible

He has rescued us from the domain of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of the Son He loves.

International Standard Version

God has rescued us from the power of darkness and has brought us into the kingdom of the Son whom he loves,

A Conservative Version

Who rescued us out of the power of darkness, and transferred us into the kingdom of the Son of his love,

American Standard Version

who delivered us out of the power of darkness, and translated us into the kingdom of the Son of his love;

An Understandable Version

He rescued us from the domain of [spiritual] darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of the Son whom He loves,

Anderson New Testament

who has delivered us from the authority of darkness, and has translated us into the kingdom of his beloved Son,

Bible in Basic English

Who has made us free from the power of evil and given us a place in the kingdom of the Son of his love;

Common New Testament

For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of his beloved Son,

Daniel Mace New Testament

who has deliver'd you from the state of darkness, and has translated you into the kingdom of his beloved son.

Darby Translation

who has delivered us from the authority of darkness, and translated us into the kingdom of the Son of his love:

Godbey New Testament

who delivered us from the power of darkness, and transplanted us into the kingdom of the Son of his love;

Goodspeed New Testament

He has rescued us from the dominion of darkness, and has transferred us into the realm of his dear Son,

John Wesley New Testament

Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his beloved Son,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

who has delivered us from the power of darkness, and has translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son,

Julia Smith Translation

Who saved us from the power of darkness, and transferred into the kingdom of the Son of his love:

King James 2000

Who has delivered us from the power of darkness, and has translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son:

Lexham Expanded Bible

who has rescued us from the domain of darkness and transferred [us] to the kingdom of the Son {he loves},

Modern King James verseion

For He has delivered us from the power of darkness and has translated us into the kingdom of His dear Son;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Which hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear son,

Moffatt New Testament

rescuing us from the power of the Darkness and transferring us to the realm of his beloved Son!

Montgomery New Testament

For he has delivered us out of the dominion of the darkness, and transplanted us into the kingdom of his dear Son,

NET Bible

He delivered us from the power of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of the Son he loves,

New Heart English Bible

who delivered us out of the power of darkness, and transferred us into the Kingdom of the Son of his love;

Noyes New Testament

who rescued us from the empire of darkness, and transferred us into the kingdom of his beloved Son;

Sawyer New Testament

who delivered us from the power of darkness and translated us into the kingdom of the Son of his love,

The Emphasized Bible

Who hath rescued us out of the authority of the darkness, and translated us into the kingdom of the Son of his love;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

who hath plucked us out from the dominion of darkness, and transferred us into the kingdom of the Son of his love:

Twentieth Century New Testament

For God has rescued us from the tyranny of Darkness, and has removed us into the Kingdom of his Son, who is the embodiment of his love,

Webster

Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his beloved Son:

Weymouth New Testament

It is God who has delivered us out of the dominion of darkness, and has transferred us into the Kingdom of His dearly-loved Son,

Williams New Testament

It is God who has delivered us out of the dominion of darkness and has transferred us into the kingdom of His dearly loved Son,

World English Bible

who delivered us out of the power of darkness, and translated us into the Kingdom of the Son of his love;

Worrell New Testament

Who delivered us out of the dominion of darkness, and translated us into the Kingdom of the Son of His love;

Worsley New Testament

who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath transferred us into the kingdom of his beloved Son:

Youngs Literal Translation

who did rescue us out of the authority of the darkness, and did translate us into the reign of the Son of His love,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Who
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ῥύομαι 
Rhoumai 
Usage: 16

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

ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

the power
ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
Usage: 79

σκότος 
Skotos 
Usage: 23

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

μεθίστημι μεθιστάνω 
methistemi 
Usage: 4

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

the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

of his

Usage: 0

G26
ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 1:13

Devotionals containing Colossians 1:13

Images Colossians 1:13

Questions on Colossians 1:13

Context Readings

Prayer For Maturity Based On Christ's Preeminence

12 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. 13 [The Father] has delivered and drawn us to Himself out of the control and the dominion of darkness and has transferred us into the kingdom of the Son of His love, 14 In Whom we have our redemption through His blood, [which means] the forgiveness of our sins.



Cross References

Ephesians 6:12

For we are not wrestling with flesh and blood [contending only with physical opponents], but against the despotisms, against the powers, against [the master spirits who are] the world rulers of this present darkness, against the spirit forces of wickedness in the heavenly (supernatural) sphere.

Acts 26:18

To open their eyes that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may thus receive forgiveness and release from their sins and a place and portion among those who are consecrated and purified by faith in Me.

Ephesians 1:6

[So that we might be] to the praise and the commendation of His glorious grace (favor and mercy), which He so freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.

2 Peter 1:11

Thus there will be richly and abundantly provided for you entry into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Matthew 3:17

And behold, a voice from heaven said, This is My Son, My Beloved, in Whom I delight!

Luke 22:53

When I was with you day after day in the temple [ enclosure], you did not stretch forth [your] hands against Me. But this is your hour -- "and the power [which] darkness [gives you has its way].

2 Corinthians 4:4

For the god of this world has blinded the unbelievers' minds [that they should not discern the truth], preventing them from seeing the illuminating light of the Gospel of the glory of Christ (the Messiah), Who is the Image and Likeness of God.

Ephesians 4:18

Their moral understanding is darkened and their reasoning is beclouded. [They are] alienated (estranged, self-banished) from the life of God [with no share in it; this is] because of the ignorance (the want of knowledge and perception, the willful blindness) that is deep-seated in them, due to their hardness of heart [to the insensitiveness of their moral nature].

Ephesians 5:8

For once you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord; walk as children of Light [lead the lives of those native-born to the Light].

1 Thessalonians 2:12

To live lives worthy of God, Who calls you into His own kingdom and the glorious blessedness [ into which true believers will enter after Christ's return].

Titus 3:3-6

For we also were once thoughtless and senseless, obstinate and disobedient, deluded and misled; [we too were once] slaves to all sorts of cravings and pleasures, wasting our days in malice and jealousy and envy, hateful (hated, detestable) and hating one another.

Hebrews 2:14

Since, therefore, [these His] children share in flesh and blood [in the physical nature of human beings], He [Himself] in a similar manner partook of the same [nature], that by [going through] death He might bring to nought and make of no effect him who had the power of death -- "that is, the devil -- "

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a dedicated nation, [God's] own purchased, special people, that you may set forth the wonderful deeds and display the virtues and perfections of Him Who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.

1 John 2:8

Yet I am writing you a new commandment, which is true (is realized) in Him and in you, because the darkness ( moral blindness) is clearing away and the true Light ( the revelation of God in Christ) is already shining.

1 John 3:8

[But] he who commits sin [who practices evildoing] is of the devil [takes his character from the evil one], for the devil has sinned (violated the divine law) from the beginning. The reason the Son of God was made manifest (visible) was to undo (destroy, loosen, and dissolve) the works the devil [has done].

1 John 3:14

We know that we have passed over out of death into Life by the fact that we love the brethren (our fellow Christians). He who does not love abides (remains, is held and kept continually) in [spiritual] death.

Psalm 2:6-7

Yet have I anointed (installed and placed) My King [firmly] on My holy hill of Zion.

Isaiah 9:6-7

For to us a Child is born, to us a Son is given; and the government shall be upon His shoulder, and His name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father [of Eternity], Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 42:1

Behold my Servant, Whom I uphold, My elect in Whom My soul delights! I have put My Spirit upon Him; He will bring forth justice and right and reveal truth to the nations.

Isaiah 49:24-25

Shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the lawful captives of the just be delivered?

Isaiah 53:12

Therefore will I divide Him a portion with the great [kings and rulers], and He shall divide the spoil with the mighty, because He poured out His life unto death, and [He let Himself] be regarded as a criminal and be numbered with the transgressors; yet He bore [and took away] the sin of many and made intercession for the transgressors (the rebellious).

Daniel 7:13-14

I saw in the night visions, and behold, on the clouds of the heavens came One like a Son of man, and He came to the Ancient of Days and was presented before Him.

Zechariah 9:9

Rejoice greatly, O Daughter of Zion! Shout aloud, O Daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your King comes to you; He is [uncompromisingly] just and having salvation [triumphant and victorious], patient, meek, lowly, and riding on a donkey, upon a colt, the foal of a donkey.

Matthew 12:29-30

Or how can a person go into a strong man's house and carry off his goods (the entire equipment of his house) without first binding the strong man? Then indeed he may plunder his house.

Matthew 17:5

While he was still speaking, behold, a shining cloud [ composed of light] overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, This is My Son, My Beloved, with Whom I am [and have always been] delighted. Listen to Him!

Matthew 25:34

Then the King will say to those at His right hand, Come, you blessed of My Father [you favored of God and appointed to eternal salvation], inherit (receive as your own) the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

Luke 13:24

Strive to enter by the narrow door [force yourselves through it], for many, I tell you, will try to enter and will not be able.

John 3:35

The Father loves the Son and has given (entrusted, committed) everything into His hand.

John 5:24

I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, the person whose ears are open to My words [who listens to My message] and believes and trusts in and clings to and relies on Him Who sent Me has (possesses now) eternal life. And he does not come into judgment [does not incur sentence of judgment, will not come under condemnation], but he has already passed over out of death into life.

John 12:31-32

Now the judgment (crisis) of this world is coming on [sentence is now being passed on this world]. Now the ruler (evil genius, prince) of this world shall be cast out (expelled).

John 17:24

Father, I desire that they also whom You have entrusted to Me [as Your gift to Me] may be with Me where I am, so that they may see My glory, which You have given Me [Your love gift to Me]; for You loved Me before the foundation of the world.

Romans 6:17-22

But thank God, though you were once slaves of sin, you have become obedient with all your heart to the standard of teaching in which you were instructed and to which you were committed.

Romans 14:17

[After all] the kingdom of God is not a matter of [getting the] food and drink [one likes], but instead it is righteousness (that state which makes a person acceptable to God) and [heart] peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 6:9-11

Do you not know that the unrighteous and the wrongdoers will not inherit or have any share in the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived (misled): neither the impure and immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor those who participate in homosexuality,

1 Corinthians 15:23-25

But each in his own rank and turn: Christ (the Messiah) [is] the firstfruits, then those who are Christ's [own will be resurrected] at His coming.

2 Corinthians 6:17-18

So, come out from among [unbelievers], and separate (sever) yourselves from them, says the Lord, and touch not [any] unclean thing; then I will receive you kindly and treat you with favor,

Ephesians 2:3-10

Among these we as well as you once lived and conducted ourselves in the passions of our flesh [our behavior governed by our corrupt and sensual nature], obeying the impulses of the flesh and the thoughts of the mind [our cravings dictated by our senses and our dark imaginings]. We were then by nature children of [God's] wrath and heirs of [His] indignation, like the rest of mankind.

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