Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

And you, who in the past were cut off and at war with God in your minds through evil works, he has now made one

New American Standard Bible

And although you were formerly alienated and hostile in mind, engaged in evil deeds,

King James Version

And you, that were sometime alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now hath he reconciled

Holman Bible

Once you were alienated and hostile in your minds because of your evil actions.

International Standard Version

You who were once alienated with a hostile attitude, doing evil,

A Conservative Version

And you, being formerly alienated and hostile in mind, in works, in things evil. But now he has reconciled

American Standard Version

And you, being in time past alienated and enemies in your mind in your evil works,

Amplified

And although you were at one time estranged and alienated and hostile-minded [toward Him], participating in evil things,

An Understandable Version

And though you were once estranged [from God] and were enemies [of His] in your mind because of your evil deeds,

Anderson New Testament

And you, who were formerly alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now has he reconciled

Common New Testament

And although you were once alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds,

Daniel Mace New Testament

You then that formerly were alienated from God, and were enemies by your imaginations and wicked practices, even you has Jesus Christ now reconciled to the body of his church,

Darby Translation

And you, who once were alienated and enemies in mind by wicked works, yet now has it reconciled

Godbey New Testament

And you, being at one time aliens and enemies in your minds on account of wicked works, nevertheless he has now reconciled

Goodspeed New Testament

And it has brought you, who were once estranged from him, hostile in attitude and engaged in doing wrong (though now he has reconciled you

John Wesley New Testament

And you that were once alienated, and enemies in your mind by wicked works,

Julia Smith Translation

And you, once being alienated and enemies in mind by evil works, and now has he reconciled

King James 2000

And you, that were once alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now has he reconciled

Lexham Expanded Bible

And {although you were formerly alienated} and enemies in attitude, because of your evil deeds,

Modern King James verseion

And you, who were once alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now He has reconciled

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And you - which were in times past strangers and enemies, because your minds were set in evil works - hath he now reconciled

Moffatt New Testament

Once you were estranged yourselves, your hearts hostile to him in evildoing; but now he has reconciled you by dying in his mortal body,

Montgomery New Testament

And you, alienated as you once were, hostile at heart in your evil deeds,

NET Bible

And you were at one time strangers and enemies in your minds as expressed through your evil deeds,

New Heart English Bible

You, being in past times alienated and enemies in your mind in your evil works,

Noyes New Testament

And you, that were once alienated, and enemies in your mind in wicked works, yet now hath he reconciled

Sawyer New Testament

And you, formerly alienated and enemies in mind by evil works, he has now reconciled

The Emphasized Bible

And, you, who at one time were estranged and enemies in your mind in your wicked works, yet, now, hath he fully reconciled,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And you who in time past were all aliens, and enemies in mind by wicked works, hath he now reconciled,

Twentieth Century New Testament

And it pleased God that you, once estranged from him and hostile towards him in your thoughts, intent only on wickedness--

Webster

And you, that were formerly alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now hath he reconciled,

Weymouth New Testament

And you, estranged as you once were and even hostile in your minds, amidst your evil deeds,

Williams New Testament

So you, who were once estranged from Him, and hostile in disposition as shown by your wrongdoings, He has now reconciled

World English Bible

You, being in past times alienated and enemies in your mind in your evil works,

Worrell New Testament

And you, being in time past alienated and enemies in your mind in evil works,

Worsley New Testament

And you that were formerly alienated, and enemies in your mind by wicked works,

Youngs Literal Translation

And you -- once being alienated, and enemies in the mind, in the evil works, yet now did he reconcile,

Interlinear

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

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

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

ὤν οὖσα ὄν 
On 
being, when ... was, which is, that is, not tr,
Usage: 128

ποτέ 
Pote 
in time past, at any time, in times past, sometimes, sometime, once, not tr,
Usage: 28

ἀπαλλοτριόω 
Apallotrioo 
be alienated with , be alien
Usage: 3

and

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

ἐχθρός 
Echthros 
Usage: 18

in
διάνοια 
Dianoia 
Usage: 11

διάνοια 
Dianoia 
Usage: 11

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

πονηρός 
Poneros 
Usage: 36

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

yet
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

now
νυνί 
Nuni 
now
Usage: 21

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 1:21

Images Colossians 1:21

Prayers for Colossians 1:21

Context Readings

Prayer For Maturity Based On Christ's Preeminence

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. 21 And you, who in the past were cut off and at war with God in your minds through evil works, he has now made one 22 In the body of his flesh through death, so that you might be holy and without sin and free from all evil before him:



Cross References

Ephesians 2:12

That you were at that time without Christ, being cut off from any part in Israel's rights as a nation, having no part in God's agreement, having no hope, and without God in the world.

Romans 1:30

Hated by God, full of pride, without respect, full of loud talk, given to evil inventions, not honouring father or mother,

Romans 5:9-10

Much more, if we now have righteousness by his blood, will salvation from the wrath of God come to us through him.

Romans 8:7-8

Because the mind of the flesh is opposite to God; it is not under the law of God, and is not able to be:

1 Corinthians 6:9-11

Have you not knowledge that evil-doers will have no part in the kingdom of God? Have no false ideas about this: no one who goes after the desires of the flesh, or gives worship to images, or is untrue when married, or is less than a man, or makes a wrong use of men,

Ephesians 2:1-3

And to you did he give life, when you were dead through your wrongdoing and sins,

Ephesians 2:19

So then you are no longer as those who have no part or place in the kingdom of God, but you are numbered among the saints, and of the family of God,

Ephesians 4:18

Whose thoughts are dark, to whom the life of God is strange because they are without knowledge, and their hearts have been made hard;

Titus 1:15-16

To the clean in heart all things are clean: but to those who are unclean and without faith nothing is clean; they become unclean in mind and in thought.

Titus 3:3-7

For in the past we were foolish, hard in heart, turned from the true way, servants of evil desires and pleasures, living in bad feeling and envy, hated and hating one another.

James 4:4

O you who are false to God, do you not see that the friends of this world are not God's friends? Every man desiring to be a friend of this world makes himself a hater of God.

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