Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

For in him was he pleased that all fulness should 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 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,

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:

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:

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: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that he might be the first in all 19 For in him was he pleased that all fulness should dwell: 20 And by him to reconcile all things anew to himself; having made peace by the blood of his cross, by him, whether things upon earth, whether things in the heavens.



Cross References

John 1:16

And of his completion we all received, and grace for grace.

Colossians 2:9

For in him dwells all the completion of divinity bodily.

Ephesians 1:3

Praised be God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, he having praised us in every spiritual praise in heavenly things in Christ:

Matthew 11:25-27

In that time Jesus having answered, said, I acknowledge to thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for thou hast hidden these things from the wise and intelligent, and revealed them to children.

Luke 10:21

In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I will acknowledge to thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and intelligent, and hast revealed them to babes: yes Father, for so was it benevolence before thee.

John 3:34

For he whom God sent speaks the words of God: for God gives not the Spirit by measure.

Ephesians 1:5

Having determined us beforehand for adoption as a son by Jesus Christ to him, according to benevolence of his will,

Ephesians 1:23

Which is his body, the completion of him completing all things in all.

Ephesians 4:10

He having descended is the same having ascended above all the heavens, that he might fill up all things.)

Colossians 2:3

In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

Colossians 3:11

Where no Greek and Jew, circumcision and uncircumcision, foreigner, Scythian, servant, free: but Christ all things, and in all.

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