Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

For God in full measure was pleased to be in him;

New American Standard Bible

For it was the Father’s good pleasure for all the fullness to dwell in Him,

King James Version

For it pleased the Father that in him should all fulness dwell;

Holman Bible

For God was pleased to have
all His fullness dwell in Him,

International Standard Version

For God was pleased to have all of his divine essence inhabit him.

A Conservative Version

Because in him it was considered good for all the fullness dwell,

American Standard Version

For it was the good pleasure of the Father that in him should all the fulness dwell;

Amplified

For it pleased the Father for all the fullness [of deity—the sum total of His essence, all His perfection, powers, and attributes] to dwell [permanently] in Him (the Son),

An Understandable Version

For God was very pleased to have all of [His] fullness dwell in Christ [See 2:9],

Anderson New Testament

for it pleased the Father that all his fullness should dwell in him,

Common New Testament

For all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell in him

Daniel Mace New Testament

for it seemed good to the father to inhabit the whole body of the church by Christ:

Darby Translation

for in him all the fulness of the Godhead was pleased to dwell,

Godbey New Testament

because in him all fulness is pleased to dwell;

Goodspeed New Testament

For all the divine fulness chose to dwell in him,

John Wesley New Testament

For it pleased the Father, that all fulness should dwell in him:

Julia Smith Translation

For in him was he pleased that all fulness should dwell:

King James 2000

For it pleased the Father that in him should all fullness dwell;

Lexham Expanded Bible

because he was well pleased [for] all the fullness to dwell in him,

Modern King James verseion

For it pleased the Father that in Him all fullness should dwell.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For it pleased the father that in him should all fullness dwell,

Moffatt New Testament

For it was in him that the divine Fulness willed to settle without limit,

Montgomery New Testament

For in him all the divine fulness chose to dwell;

NET Bible

For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in the Son

New Heart English Bible

For all the fullness was pleased to dwell in him;

Noyes New Testament

for God was pleased that in him all the fullness should dwell, and by him to reconcile all things to himself,

Sawyer New Testament

for in him [God] was well pleased that all fullness should dwell,

The Emphasized Bible

Because, in him, was all the fullness well pleased to dwell,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For it hath pleased the Father that in him all fulness should dwell;

Twentieth Century New Testament

For it pleased the Father that in him the divine nature in all its fulness should dwell,

Webster

For it pleased the Father that in him should all fullness dwell;

Weymouth New Testament

For it was the Father's gracious will that the whole of the divine perfections should dwell in Him.

Williams New Testament

It is so because it was the divine choice that all the divine fullness should dwell in Him,

World English Bible

For all the fullness was pleased to dwell in him;

Worrell New Testament

because it was pleasing that in Him all the fulness should dwell;

Worsley New Testament

For it pleased the Father, that all fulness should dwell in Him;

Youngs Literal Translation

because in him it did please all the fulness to tabernacle,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

it pleased
εὐδοκέω 
Eudokeo 
Usage: 20

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

him

Usage: 0

κατοικέω 
Katoikeo 
Usage: 40

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

πλήρωμα 
Pleroma 
Usage: 14

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 1:19

Devotionals containing Colossians 1:19

Images Colossians 1:19

Prayers for Colossians 1:19

Context Readings

Prayer For Maturity Based On Christ's Preeminence

18 And he is the head of the body, the church: the starting point of all things, the first to come again from the dead; so that in all things he might have the chief place. 19 For God in full measure was pleased to be in him; 20 Through him uniting all things with himself, having made peace through the blood of his cross; through him, I say, uniting all things which are on earth or in heaven.



Cross References

John 1:16

From his full measure we have all been given grace on grace.

Colossians 2:9

For in him all the wealth of God's being has a living form,

Ephesians 1:3

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has given us every blessing of the Spirit in the heavens in Christ:

Matthew 11:25-27

At that time Jesus made answer and said, I give praise to you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have kept these things secret from the wise and the men of learning, and have made them clear to little children.

Luke 10:21

In that same hour he was full of joy in the Holy Spirit and said, I give praise to you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have kept these things secret from the wise and the men of learning, and have made them clear to little children: for so, O Father, it was pleasing in your eyes.

John 3:34

For he whom God has sent says God's words; and God does not give him the Spirit by measure.

Ephesians 1:5

As we were designed before by him for the position of sons to himself, through Jesus Christ, in the good pleasure of his purpose,

Ephesians 1:23

Which is his body, the full measure of him in whom all things are made complete.

Ephesians 4:10

He who went down is the same who went up far over all the heavens so that he might make all things complete.)

Colossians 2:3

In whom are all the secret stores of wisdom and knowledge.

Colossians 3:11

Where there is no Greek or Jew, no one with circumcision or without circumcision, no division between nations, no servant or free man: but Christ is all and in all.

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