Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

if so be that ye continue in the faith, grounded and stedfast, and not moved away from the hope of the gospel which ye heard, which was preached in all creation under heaven; whereof I Paul was made a minister.

New American Standard Bible

if indeed you continue in the faith firmly established and steadfast, and not moved away from the hope of the gospel that you have heard, which was proclaimed in all creation under heaven, and of which I, Paul, was made a minister.

King James Version

If ye continue in the faith grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard, and which was preached to every creature which is under heaven; whereof I Paul am made a minister;

Holman Bible

if indeed you remain grounded and steadfast in the faith and are not shifted away from the hope of the gospel that you heard. This gospel has been proclaimed in all creation under heaven, and I, Paul, have become a servant of it.

International Standard Version

However, you must remain firmly established and steadfast in the faith, without being moved from the hope of the gospel that you heard, which has been proclaimed to every creature under heaven and of which I, Paul, have become a servant.

A Conservative Version

If ye truly continue in the faith, founded, and steadfast, and not moved away from the hope of the good-news that ye heard, which was proclaimed in all creation under heaven, of which I Paul became a helper.

Amplified

[and He will do this] if you continue in the faith, well-grounded and steadfast, and not shifting away from the [confident] hope [that is a result] of the gospel that you have heard, which was proclaimed in all creation under heaven, and of which [gospel] I, Paul, was made a minister.

An Understandable Version

[This will happen] if you continue in the faith [Note: This means either "continue to observe God's teaching" or, "continue to believe"], firmly grounded and established, and not moved away from the hope offered by the Gospel message, which you have heard and which was preached to people throughout the entire created world under heaven. I, Paul, was made a minister of this Gospel.

Anderson New Testament

if you continue in the faith, founded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel that you have heard, which has been preached to every creature under heaven, of which I, Paul, have been made a minister.

Bible in Basic English

If you keep yourselves safely based in the faith, not moved from the hope of the good news which came to you, and which was given to every living being under heaven; of which I, Paul, was made a servant.

Common New Testament

if indeed you continue in the faith firmly established and steadfast, and are not moved away from the hope of the gospel that you have heard, which has been proclaimed to every creature under heaven, and of which I, Paul, have become a minister.

Daniel Mace New Testament

provided you continue well-grounded and settled in the faith, and do not abandon that hope which has been offer'd to you by the gospel, and is proclaim'd to all mankind; of which I Paul am made a minister.

Darby Translation

if indeed ye abide in the faith founded and firm, and not moved away from the hope of the glad tidings, which ye have heard, which have been proclaimed in the whole creation which is under heaven, of which I Paul became minister.

Godbey New Testament

if you abide in the faith, having been grounded and firm, and not moved from the hope of the gospel which you have heard, having been preached in all creation which is under heaven; whose minister I Paul became.

John Wesley New Testament

If ye continue in the faith, grounded and settled, and are not removed from the hope of the gospel which ye have heard, which is preached to every creature that is under heaven, whereof I Paul am made a minister.

Julia Smith Translation

If indeed ye remain in the faith, founded and firmly fixed, and not moved aside from the hope of the good news, which ye heard, being proclaimed in all creation under heaven; of which I Paul was a servant;

King James 2000

If you continue in the faith grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which you have heard, and which was preached to every creature who is under heaven; of which I Paul am made a minister;

Lexham Expanded Bible

if indeed you remain in the faith, established and steadfast and not shifted away from the hope of the gospel that you heard, which was proclaimed in all creation under heaven, of which I, Paul, became a minister.

Modern King James verseion

if indeed you continue in the faith grounded and settled, and are not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which you have heard and which was proclaimed in all the creation under Heaven, of which I, Paul, became a minister,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

if ye continue grounded and established in the faith, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel, whereof ye have heard, how that it is preached among all creatures, which are under heaven, whereof I, Paul, am made a minister.

Montgomery New Testament

And this he will do if, indeed, you continue in the faith, firmly founded and stedfast, and never moved away from the hope of the gospel which you heard, and which has been proclaimed to every creature under heaven, that gospel of which I, Paul, was made a minister.

NET Bible

if indeed you remain in the faith, established and firm, without shifting from the hope of the gospel that you heard. This gospel has also been preached in all creation under heaven, and I, Paul, have become its servant.

New Heart English Bible

if it is so that you continue in the faith, grounded and steadfast, and not moved away from the hope of the Good News which you heard, which is being proclaimed in all creation under heaven; of which I, Paul, was made a servant.

Noyes New Testament

if ye indeed continue in the faith grounded and settled, and not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye heard, which hath been preached in the whole creation under heaven; of which I Paul became a minister.

Sawyer New Testament

if indeed you continue founded and established in the faith, and not moved from the hope of the gospel which you heard, which was preached in all the creation under heaven; of which I, Paul, was made a minister.

The Emphasized Bible

If, at least, ye are abiding still in the faith, founded and firm, and not to be moved away from the hope of the glad-message which ye have heard, which hath been proclaimed in all creation which is under heaven, - of which, I Paul, have become minister.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

if ye abide in faith grounded and firm, and never moved aside from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard, and which hath been preached to the whole creation which is under heaven, of which I Paul am a minister.

Twentieth Century New Testament

If only you remain true to your Faith, firm and immovable, never abandoning the hope held out in the Good News to which you listened, which has been proclaimed among all created things under Heaven, and of which I, Paul, was made a minister.

Webster

If ye continue in the faith grounded and settled, and are not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard, and which hath been preached to every creature which is under heaven; of which I Paul am made a minister;

Weymouth New Testament

if, indeed, you are still firmly holding to faith as your foundation, without ever shifting from your hope that rests on the Good News that you have heard, which has been proclaimed in the whole creation under Heaven, and in which I Paul have been appointed to serve.

Williams New Testament

if indeed you continue well grounded and firm in faith and never shift from the hope inspired by the good news you heard, which has been preached all over the world, and of which I, Paul, have been made a minister.

World English Bible

if it is so that you continue in the faith, grounded and steadfast, and not moved away from the hope of the Good News which you heard, which is being proclaimed in all creation under heaven; of which I, Paul, was made a servant.

Worrell New Testament

if, at least, ye continue in the faith, founded and steadfast, and not moved away from the hope of the Gospel, which ye heard, which was preached in all creation under the heaven, of which I, Paul, was made a minister.

Worsley New Testament

if so be ye continue grounded and settled in the faith, and be not moved from the gospel, which ye have heard, and which hath been preached throughout the whole creation, of which I Paul am a minister.

Youngs Literal Translation

if also ye remain in the faith, being founded and settled, and not moved away from the hope of the good news, which ye heard, which was preached in all the creation that is under the heaven, of which I became -- I Paul -- a ministrant.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If
εἴγε 
Eige 
if so be that, if, if yet
Usage: 5

ye continue in
ἐπιμένω 
Epimeno 
Usage: 18

the faith
πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

θεμελιόω 
themelioo 
Usage: 4

and



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

ἑδραῖος 
hedraios 
Usage: 3

be not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

μετακινέω 
metakineo 
Usage: 1

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

the hope
ἐλπίς 
Elpis 
Usage: 54

of the gospel
εὐαγγέλιον 
Euaggelion 
Usage: 69

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ye have heard
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

κηρύσσω 
Kerusso 
Usage: 49

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

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

κτίσις 
Ktisis 
Usage: 15

ὑπό 
Hupo 
of, by, under, with, in, not tr,
Usage: 188

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

Παῦλος 
Paulos 
Usage: 162

am made
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 1:23

Images Colossians 1:23

Prayers for Colossians 1:23

Context Readings

Prayer For Maturity Based On Christ's Preeminence

22 yet now hath he reconciled in the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and without blemish and unreproveable before him: 23 if so be that ye continue in the faith, grounded and stedfast, and not moved away from the hope of the gospel which ye heard, which was preached in all creation under heaven; whereof I Paul was made a minister. 24 Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and fill up on my part that which is lacking of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church;



Cross References

Ephesians 3:17

that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; to the end that ye, being rooted and grounded in love,

Mark 16:15

And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to the whole creation.

Acts 2:5

Now there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, from every nation under heaven.

Colossians 1:5-6

because of the hope which is laid up for you in the heavens, whereof ye heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel,

Colossians 2:7

rooted and builded up in him, and established in your faith, even as ye were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.

Romans 10:18

But I say, Did they not hear? Yea, verily, Their sound went out into all the earth, And their words unto the ends of the world.

2 Corinthians 3:6

who also made us sufficient as ministers of a new covenant; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.

Colossians 1:25

whereof I was made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which was given me to you-ward, to fulfil the word of God,

Deuteronomy 2:25

This day will I begin to put the dread of thee and the fear of thee upon the peoples that are under the whole heaven, who shall hear the report of thee, and shall tremble, and be in anguish because of thee.

Deuteronomy 4:19

and lest thou lift up thine eyes unto heaven, and when thou seest the sun and the moon and the stars, even all the host of heaven, thou be drawn away and worship them, and serve them, which Jehovah thy God hath allotted unto all the peoples under the whole heaven.

Psalm 92:13-14

They are planted in the house of Jehovah; They shall flourish in the courts of our God.

Psalm 125:5

But as for such as turn aside unto their crooked ways, Jehovah will lead them forth with the workers of iniquity. Peace be upon Israel.

Lamentations 3:66

Thou wilt pursue them in anger, and destroy them from under the heavens of Jehovah.

Ezekiel 18:26

When the righteous man turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and dieth therein; in his iniquity that he hath done shall he die.

Hosea 6:3-4

And let us know, let us follow on to know Jehovah: his going forth is sure as the morning; and he will come unto us as the rain, as the latter rain that watereth the earth.

Zephaniah 1:6

and them that are turned back from following Jehovah; and those that have not sought Jehovah, nor inquired after him.

Matthew 7:24-25

Every one therefore that heareth these words of mine, and doeth them, shall be likened unto a wise man, who built his house upon the rock:

Matthew 24:13-14

But he that endureth to the end, the same shall be saved.

Luke 6:48

he is like a man building a house, who digged and went deep, and laid a foundation upon the rock: and when a flood arose, the stream brake against that house, and could not shake it: because it had been well builded.

Luke 8:13-15

And those on the rock are they who, when they have heard, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, who for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away.

Luke 22:32

but I made supplication for thee, that thy faith fail not; and do thou, when once thou hast turned again, establish thy brethren.

John 8:30-32

As he spake these things, many believed on him.

John 15:6

If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and they gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned.

John 15:9-10

Even as the Father hath loved me, I also have loved you: abide ye in my love.

Acts 1:17

For he was numbered among us, and received his portion in this ministry.

Acts 1:25

to take the place in this ministry and apostleship from which Judas fell away, that he might go to his own place.

Acts 4:12

And in none other is there salvation: for neither is there any other name under heaven, that is given among men, wherein we must be saved.

Acts 11:23

who, when he was come, and had seen the grace of God, was glad; and he exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would cleave unto the Lord:

Acts 14:22

confirming the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that through many tribulations we must enter into the kingdom of God.

Acts 20:24

But I hold not my life of any account as dear unto myself, so that I may accomplish my course, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.

Acts 26:16

But arise, and stand upon thy feet: for to this end have I appeared unto thee, to appoint thee a minister and a witness both of the things wherein thou hast seen me, and of the things wherein I will appear unto thee;

Romans 2:7

to them that by patience in well-doing seek for glory and honor and incorruption, eternal life:

Romans 5:5

and hope putteth not to shame; because the love of God hath been shed abroad in our hearts through the Holy Spirit which was given unto us.

Romans 15:16

that I should be a minister of Christ Jesus unto the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles might be made acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 3:5

What then is Apollos? and what is Paul? Ministers through whom ye believed; and each as the Lord gave to him.

1 Corinthians 4:1-3

Let a man so account of us, as of ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.

1 Corinthians 15:58

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labor is not vain in the Lord.

2 Corinthians 4:1

Therefore seeing we have this ministry, even as we obtained mercy, we faint not:

2 Corinthians 5:18-20

But all things are of God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ, and gave unto us the ministry of reconciliation;

2 Corinthians 6:1

And working together with him we entreat also that ye receive not the grace of God in vain

2 Corinthians 11:23

Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as one beside himself) I more; in labors more abundantly, in prisons more abundantly, in stripes above measure, in deaths oft.

Galatians 4:11

I am afraid of you, lest by any means I have bestowed labor upon you in vain.

Galatians 5:5

For we through the Spirit by faith wait for the hope of righteousness.

Galatians 5:7

Ye were running well; who hindered you that ye should not obey the truth?

Galatians 6:9

And let us not be weary in well-doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

Ephesians 1:18

having the eyes of your heart enlightened, that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,

Ephesians 2:21

in whom each several building, fitly framed together, groweth into a holy temple in the Lord;

Ephesians 3:7-8

whereof I was made a minister, according to the gift of that grace of God which was given me according to the working of his power.

Ephesians 4:16

from whom all the body fitly framed and knit together through that which every joint supplieth, according to the working in due measure of each several part, maketh the increase of the body unto the building up of itself in love.

1 Thessalonians 3:3

that no man be moved by these afflictions; for yourselves know that hereunto we are appointed.

1 Thessalonians 3:5

For this cause I also, when I could no longer forbear, sent that I might know your faith, lest by any means the tempter had tempted you, and our labor should be in vain.

1 Thessalonians 5:8

But let us, since we are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for a helmet, the hope of salvation.

2 Thessalonians 2:16

Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our Father who loved us and gave us eternal comfort and good hope through grace,

1 Timothy 1:12

I thank him that enabled me, even Christ Jesus our Lord, for that he counted me faithful, appointing me to his'service;

1 Timothy 2:7

whereunto I was appointed a preacher and an apostle (I speak the truth, I lie not), a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.

2 Timothy 1:11-12

whereunto I was appointed a preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher.

2 Timothy 4:5-6

But be thou sober in all things, suffer hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fulfil thy ministry.

Titus 3:7

that, being justified by his grace, we might be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

Hebrews 3:6

but Christ as a son, over his house; whose house are we, if we hold fast our boldness and the glorying of our hope firm unto the end.

Hebrews 3:14

for we are become partakers of Christ, if we hold fast the beginning of our confidence firm unto the end:

Hebrews 4:14

Having then a great high priest, who hath passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession.

Hebrews 6:19

which we have as an anchor of the soul, a hope both sure and stedfast and entering into that which is within the veil;

Hebrews 10:38

But my righteous one shall live by faith: And if he shrink back, my soul hath no pleasure in him.

1 Peter 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy begat us again unto a living hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

1 Peter 1:5

who by the power of God are guarded through faith unto a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

2 Peter 2:18-22

For, uttering great swelling words of vanity, they entice in the lusts of the flesh, by lasciviousness, those who are just escaping from them that live in error;

1 John 2:27

And as for you, the anointing which ye received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any one teach you; but as his anointing teacheth you; concerning all things, and is true, and is no lie, and even as it taught you, ye abide in him.

1 John 3:1-3

Behold what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called children of God; and'such we are. For this cause the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.

Revelation 2:10

Fear not the things which thou art about to suffer: behold, the devil is about to cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days. Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee the crown of life.

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