Parallel Verses

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and he is before all, and by him all things subsist.

New American Standard Bible

He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together.

King James Version

And he is before all things, and by him all things consist.

Holman Bible

He is before all things, and by Him all things hold together.

International Standard Version

He himself existed before anything else did, and he holds all things together.

A Conservative Version

And he is before all, and in him all things hold together.

American Standard Version

and he is before all things, and in him all things consist.

Amplified

And He Himself existed before all things, and in Him all things consist (cohere, are held together).

An Understandable Version

And He existed before all things and all things are held together by Him.

Anderson New Testament

and he is before all things, and by him all things consist:

Bible in Basic English

He is before all things, and in him all things have being.

Common New Testament

He is before all things, and in him all things hold together.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and by him all things consist.

Darby Translation

And he is before all, and all things subsist together by him.

Godbey New Testament

and he before all things, and all things consist in him:

Goodspeed New Testament

He existed before all things and he sustains and embraces them all.

John Wesley New Testament

And he is before all things, and by him all things consist, And he is the head of his body the church;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he is before all things, and by him all things consist.

Julia Smith Translation

And he is before all, and all things have been established by him.

King James 2000

And he is before all things, and by him all things are held together.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and he himself is before all [things], and in him all [things] are held together,

Modern King James verseion

And He is before all things, and by Him all things consist.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

All things are created by him, and in him, and he is before all things, and in him all things have their being.

Moffatt New Testament

he is prior to all, and all coheres in him.

Montgomery New Testament

and HE IS before all, and in him all things subsist.

NET Bible

He himself is before all things and all things are held together in him.

New Heart English Bible

He is before all things, and in him all things are held together.

Noyes New Testament

and he is before all things, and in him all things subsist.

Sawyer New Testament

and he is before all things, and in him all things consist,

The Emphasized Bible

And, he, is before all, and, they all, in him, hold together;

Twentieth Century New Testament

All has been created through him and for him. He was before all things, and all things unite in him;

Webster

And he is before all things, and by him all things consist.

Weymouth New Testament

And HE IS before all things and in and through Him the universe is a harmonious whole.

Williams New Testament

So He existed before all things, and through Him all things are held together.

World English Bible

He is before all things, and in him all things are held together.

Worrell New Testament

and He is before all things, and in Him all things have held together.

Worsley New Testament

He is before all, and by Him all things subsist.

Youngs Literal Translation

and himself is before all, and the all things in him have consisted.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

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

he

Usage: 0

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

πρό 
Pro 
Usage: 34

πᾶς 
Pas 
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704
Usage: 704

and

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

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


Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 1:17

Devotionals containing Colossians 1:17

Images Colossians 1:17

Prayers for Colossians 1:17

Context Readings

Prayer For Maturity Based On Christ's Preeminence

16 for by him were all things created, celestial and terrestrial, visible or invisible, whether thrones, or dominations, or principalities, or powers, all were created by him, and for him: 17 and he is before all, and by him all things subsist. 18 And he is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning, the first begotten from the dead, that he might be in all things pre-eminent.



Cross References

John 8:58

Jesus said unto them, Before Abraham had a being, I Am.

1 Corinthians 8:6

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

Hebrews 1:3

who being the splendour of his glory, and the very impress of his substance, and upholding all things with his powerful word, by himself having effected the cleansing of our sins, he sat down at the right hand of Majesty on high;

Revelation 1:8

I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, saith the Lord, who is, and who was, and who is coming??he Almighty.

Revelation 1:17

And when I beheld him, I fell at his feet as dead: and he laid his right hand upon me, saying to me, Fear not; I am the first and the last,

John 1:1-3

IN the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

John 5:17-18

Then Jesus answered them, My Father worketh hitherto, and I work.

John 17:5

And now, Father, do thou glorify me with thyself in the glory which I held with thee before the world was.

Acts 17:28

for from him we derive life, and power of motion, and existence; as also some of your own poets have said, "For we are even his offspring."

Colossians 1:15

Who is the image of the invisible God, the prime author of all creation:

Hebrews 13:8

Jesus Christ [is] the same yesterday, to-day, and for ever.

Revelation 1:11

saying, I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last; and what thou seest write in a book, and send to the churches which are in Asia: to Ephesus, and to Smyrna, and to Pergamos, and to Thyatira, and to Sardis, and to Philadelphia, and to Laodicea.

Revelation 2:8

And to the angel of the church of the Smyrnians write, These things saith the first and the last, who was dead, and is alive:



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