Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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 has pleased [the Father] that all the divine fullness (the sum total of the divine perfection, powers, and attributes) should dwell in Him permanently.

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,

Bible in Basic English

For God in full measure was pleased to be 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:

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:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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,

Verse Picture

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 assembly; who is the beginning, firstborn from among the dead, that he might have the first place in all things: 19 for in him all the fulness of the Godhead was pleased to dwell, 20 and by him to reconcile all things to itself, having made peace by the blood of his cross by him, whether the things on the earth or the things in the heavens.



Cross References

John 1:16

for of his fulness we all have received, and grace upon grace.

Colossians 2:9

For in him dwells all the fulness of the Godhead bodily;

Ephesians 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenlies in Christ;

Matthew 11:25-27

At that time, Jesus answering said, I praise thee, Father, Lord of the heaven and of the earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to babes.

Luke 10:21

In the same hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit and said, I praise thee, Father, Lord of the heaven and of the earth, that thou hast hid these things from wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to babes: yea, Father, for thus has it been well-pleasing in thy sight.

John 3:34

for he whom God has sent speaks the words of God, for God gives not the Spirit by measure.

Ephesians 1:5

having marked us out beforehand for adoption through Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Ephesians 1:23

which is his body, the fulness of him who fills all in all:

Ephesians 4:10

He that descended is the same who has also ascended up above all the heavens, that he might fill all things;

Colossians 2:3

in which are hid all the treasures of wisdom and of knowledge.

Colossians 3:11

wherein there is not Greek and Jew, circumcision and uncircumcision, barbarian, Scythian, bondman, freeman; but Christ is everything, and in all.

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