Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

because he was well pleased [for] all the fullness to dwell 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 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:

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:

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;

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 himself is the head of the body, the church, who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that he himself may become first in everything, 19 because he was well pleased [for] all the fullness to dwell in him, 20 and through him to reconcile all [things] to himself, [by] making peace through the blood of his cross, through him, whether things on earth or things in heaven.



Cross References

John 1:16

For from his fullness we have all received, and grace after grace.

Colossians 2:9

because in him all the fullness of deity dwells bodily,

Ephesians 1:3

Blessed [is] the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly [places] in Christ,

Matthew 11:25-27

At that time Jesus answered [and] said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these [things] from the wise and intelligent, and have revealed them to young children.

Luke 10:21

At [that] same time he rejoiced in the Holy Spirit and said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these [things] from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to young children. Yes, Father, for this was pleasing before you.

John 3:34

For [the one] whom God sent speaks the words of God, for he does not give the Spirit by measure.

Ephesians 1:5

having predestined us to adoption through Jesus Christ to himself according to the good pleasure of his will,

Ephesians 1:23

which is his body, the fullness of the one who fills all [things] in every [way].

Ephesians 4:10

The one who descended himself is also the one who ascended above all the heavens, in order that he might fill all [things].

Colossians 2:3

in whom all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge are hidden.

Colossians 3:11

where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, barbarian, Scythian, slave, [or] free, but Christ [is] all, and in all.

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