Parallel Verses

Amplified

And God purposed that through ( by the service, the intervention of) Him [the Son] all things should be completely reconciled back to Himself, whether on earth or in heaven, as through Him, [the Father] made peace by means of the blood of His cross.

New American Standard Bible

and through Him to reconcile all things to Himself, having made peace through the blood of His cross; through Him, I say, whether things on earth or things in heaven.

King James Version

And, having made peace through the blood of his cross, by him to reconcile all things unto himself; by him, I say, whether they be things in earth, or things in heaven.

Holman Bible

and through Him to reconcile
everything to Himself
by making peace
through the blood of His cross
whether things on earth or things in heaven.

International Standard Version

Through the Son, God also reconciled all things to himself, whether things on earth or things in heaven, thereby making peace through the blood of his cross.

A Conservative Version

and through him to reconcile all things to himself, having made peace through the blood of his cross, through him whether things upon the earth or things in the heavens.

American Standard Version

and through him to reconcile all things unto himself, having made peace through the blood of his cross; through him, I say , whether things upon the earth, or things in the heavens.

An Understandable Version

and through Him to reconcile all things to Himself, whether things on earth or things in heaven. He made peace [with mankind] through the [sacrificial] blood of Christ's [death on the] cross.

Anderson New Testament

and by him to reconcile all things to himself, having made peace by the blood of his cross; by him, I say, whether things on earth or things in heaven.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Common New Testament

and through him, to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through the blood of his cross.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and having made peace by the blood of his cross, to reconcile all things to himself, both those in heaven, and those upon earth.

Darby Translation

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.

Godbey New Testament

and through him, to reconcile all things unto himself, having made peace through the blood of his cross: through him, whether things upon the earth, or things in the heavens.

Goodspeed New Testament

and through him to reconcile to God all things on earth or in heaven, making this peace through his blood shed on the cross.

John Wesley New Testament

And by him to reconcile all things to himself (having made peace by him, through the blood of the cross) whether things on earth, or things in heaven.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and by him to reconcile all things unto himself, having made peace through the blood of his cross , whether they are the things in the earth or the things in the heavens.

Julia Smith Translation

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.

King James 2000

And, having made peace through the blood of his cross, by him to reconcile all things unto himself; by him, I say, whether they be things in earth, or things in heaven.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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.

Modern King James verseion

And through Him having made peace through the blood of His cross, it pleased the Father to reconcile all things to Himself through Him, whether the things on earth or the things in Heaven.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and by him to reconcile all things unto himself, and to set at peace by him through the blood of his cross both things in heaven and things in earth.

Moffatt New Testament

and by him it willed to reconcile in his own person all on earth and in heaven alike, in a peace made by the blood of his cross.

Montgomery New Testament

and by him it chose to reconcile all things alike on earth or in heaven to himself; making peace by him, through the blood of his cross.

NET Bible

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.

New Heart English Bible

and through him to reconcile all things to himself, by him, whether things on the earth, or things in the heavens, having made peace through the blood of his cross.

Noyes New Testament

having made peace through the blood of his cross, by him, I say, whether the things on earth, or those in the heavens.

Sawyer New Testament

and through him to reconcile all things to himself, making peace through the blood of his cross, through him, whether things on the earth or things in the heavens.

The Emphasized Bible

And, through him, fully to reconcile all things unto him, making peace through the blood of his cross, - through him- whether the things upon the earth or the things in the heavens;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and by him to reconcile all things to himself, making peace by the blood of his cross: by him, I say, whether they be things on earth, or things in the heavens.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And through him to reconcile all things to himself (making peace by the shedding of Christ's blood offered upon the cross)-- whether on earth or in Heaven.

Webster

And, having made peace through the blood of his cross, by him to reconcile all things to himself; by him, I say, whether they are things on earth, or things in heaven.

Weymouth New Testament

And God purposed through Him to reconcile the universe to Himself, making peace through His blood, which was shed upon the Cross--to reconcile to Himself through Him, I say, things on earth and things in Heaven.

Williams New Testament

and that through Him He might reconcile to Himself all things on earth or in heaven, making this peace through the blood He shed On His cross.

World English Bible

and through him to reconcile all things to himself, by him, whether things on the earth, or things in the heavens, having made peace through the blood of his cross.

Worrell New Testament

and through Him to reconcile all things to Himself, having made peace through the blood of His cross; through Him, whether the things on the earth, or the things in the heavens.

Worsley New Testament

and by Him to reconcile all things to Himself, having made peace by the blood of his cross; by Him only, whether they be things on earth, or things in heaven.

Youngs Literal Translation

and through him to reconcile the all things to himself -- having made peace through the blood of his cross -- through him, whether the things upon the earth, whether the things in the heavens.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

εἰρηνοποιέω 
Eirenopoieo 
Usage: 1

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

the blood
αἷμα 
Haima 
Usage: 83

of his

Usage: 0

σταυρός 
Stauros 
Usage: 22

by
διά 
Dia 
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527
Usage: 527

him



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ἀποκαταλλάσσω 
Apokatallasso 
Usage: 3

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267


Usage: 0

εἴτε 
Eite 
or, whether, or whether, if
Usage: 64


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

in
ἐπί 
Epi 
ἐν 
En 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 644
Usage: 2128

γῆ 
Ge 
Usage: 186

or
εἴτε 
Eite 
or, whether, or whether, if
Usage: 64


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 1:20

Images Colossians 1:20

Context Readings

Prayer For Maturity Based On Christ's Preeminence

19 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. 20 And God purposed that through ( by the service, the intervention of) Him [the Son] all things should be completely reconciled back to Himself, whether on earth or in heaven, as through Him, [the Father] made peace by means of the blood of His cross. 21 And although you at one time were estranged and alienated from Him and were of hostile attitude of mind in your wicked activities,



Cross References

Ephesians 1:10

[He planned] for the maturity of the times and the climax of the ages to unify all things and head them up and consummate them in Christ, [both] things in heaven and things on the earth.

Romans 5:1

Therefore, since we are justified ( acquitted, declared righteous, and given a right standing with God) through faith, let us [grasp the fact that we] have [the peace of reconciliation to hold and to enjoy] peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One).

Leviticus 6:30

But no sin offering shall be eaten of which any of the blood is brought into the Tent of Meeting to make atonement in the Holy Place; it shall be [wholly] burned with fire.

Psalm 85:10-11

Mercy and loving-kindness and truth have met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

Isaiah 9:6-7

For to us a Child is born, to us a Son is given; and the government shall be upon His shoulder, and His name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father [of Eternity], Prince of Peace.

Ezekiel 45:17-20

And it shall be the prince's part to furnish [from the contributions of the people] the burnt offerings, meal offerings, and drink offerings at the feasts and on the New Moons and on the Sabbaths, at all the appointed feasts of the house of Israel. He shall prepare and make the sin offering, the meal offering, the burnt offering, and the peace offerings to make atonement for, bringing forgiveness and reconciliation to, the house of Israel.

Daniel 9:24-26

Seventy weeks [of years, or 490 years] are decreed upon your people and upon your holy city [Jerusalem], to finish and put an end to transgression, to seal up and make full the measure of sin, to purge away and make expiation and reconciliation for sin, to bring in everlasting righteousness (permanent moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation) to seal up vision and prophecy and prophet, and to anoint a Holy of Holies.

Micah 5:2

But you, Bethlehem Ephratah, you are little to be among the clans of Judah; [yet] out of you shall One come forth for Me Who is to be Ruler in Israel, Whose goings forth have been from of old, from ancient days (eternity).

Micah 5:5

And this [One] shall be our peace. When the Assyrian comes into our land and treads upon our soil and in our palaces, then will we raise against him seven shepherds and eight princes among men.

Zechariah 9:9-10

Rejoice greatly, O Daughter of Zion! Shout aloud, O Daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your King comes to you; He is [uncompromisingly] just and having salvation [triumphant and victorious], patient, meek, lowly, and riding on a donkey, upon a colt, the foal of a donkey.

Luke 2:14

Glory to God in the highest [heaven], and on earth peace among men with whom He is well pleased [ men of goodwill, of His favor].

Acts 10:30

And Cornelius said, This is now the fourth day since about this time I was observing the ninth hour (three o'clock in the afternoon) of prayer in my lodging place; [suddenly] a man stood before me in dazzling apparel,

2 Corinthians 5:18-21

But all things are from God, Who through Jesus Christ reconciled us to Himself [received us into favor, brought us into harmony with Himself] and gave to us the ministry of reconciliation [that by word and deed we might aim to bring others into harmony with Him].

Ephesians 2:13-17

But now in Christ Jesus, you who once were [so] far away, through (by, in) the blood of Christ have been brought near.

Philippians 2:10

That in (at) the name of Jesus every knee should (must) bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth,

Colossians 1:21-22

And although you at one time were estranged and alienated from Him and were of hostile attitude of mind in your wicked activities,

Hebrews 2:17

So it is evident that it was essential that He be made like His brethren in every respect, in order that He might become a merciful (sympathetic) and faithful High Priest in the things related to God, to make atonement and propitiation for the people's sins.

Hebrews 13:20-21

Now may the God of peace [Who is the Author and the Giver of peace], Who brought again from among the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, by the blood [that sealed, ratified] the everlasting agreement (covenant, testament),

1 John 4:9-10

In this the love of God was made manifest (displayed) where we are concerned: in that God sent His Son, the only begotten or unique [Son], into the world so that we might live through Him.

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