Parallel Verses

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.

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;

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.

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.

Amplified

[And this He will do] provided that you continue to stay with and in the faith [in Christ], well-grounded and settled and steadfast, not shifting or moving away from the hope [which rests on and is inspired by] the glad tidings (the Gospel), which you heard and which has been preached [as being designed for and offered without restrictions] to every person under heaven, and of which [Gospel] I, Paul, became 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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 is preached to every creature which is under heaven, of which 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.

Verse Picture

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 But now He has reconciled you by His physical body through His death, to present you holy, faultless, and blameless before Him 23 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. 24 Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and I am completing in my flesh what is lacking in Christ’s afflictions for His body, that is, the church.



Cross References

Ephesians 3:17

and that the Messiah may dwell in your hearts through faith. I pray that you, being rooted and firmly established in love,

Mark 16:15

Then He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to the whole creation.

Acts 2:5

There were Jews living in Jerusalem, devout men from every nation under heaven.

Colossians 1:5-6

because of the hope reserved for you in heaven. You have already heard about this hope in the message of truth, the gospel

Colossians 2:7

rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, overflowing with gratitude.

Romans 10:18

But I ask, “Did they not hear?” Yes, they did:Their voice has gone out to all the earth,
and their words to the ends of the inhabited world.

2 Corinthians 3:6

He has made us competent to be ministers of a new covenant, not of the letter, but of the Spirit. For the letter kills, but the Spirit produces life.

Colossians 1:25

I have become its servant, according to God’s administration that was given to me for you, to make God’s message fully known,

Deuteronomy 2:25

Today I will begin to put the fear and dread of you on the peoples everywhere under heaven. They will hear the report about you, tremble, and be in anguish because of you.’

Deuteronomy 4:19

When you look to the heavens and see the sun, moon, and stars—all the array of heaven—do not be led astray to bow down and worship them. The Lord your God has provided them for all people everywhere under heaven.

Psalm 92:13-14

Planted in the house of the Lord,
they thrive in the courts of our God.

Psalm 125:5

But as for those who turn aside to crooked ways,
the Lord will banish them with the evildoers.Peace be with Israel.

Lamentations 3:66

You will pursue them in anger and destroy them
under Your heavens.

Ezekiel 18:26

When a righteous person turns from his righteousness and practices iniquity, he will die for this. He will die because of the iniquity he has practiced.

Hosea 6:3-4

Let us strive to know the Lord.
His appearance is as sure as the dawn.
He will come to us like the rain,
like the spring showers that water the land.

Zephaniah 1:6

and those who turn back from following the Lord,
who do not seek the Lord or inquire of Him.

Matthew 7:24-25

“Therefore, everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them will be like a sensible man who built his house on the rock.

Matthew 24:13-14

But the one who endures to the end will be delivered.

Luke 6:48

He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. When the flood came, the river crashed against that house and couldn’t shake it, because it was well built.

Luke 8:13-15

And the seed on the rock are those who, when they hear, welcome the word with joy. Having no root, these believe for a while and depart in a time of testing.

Luke 22:32

But I have prayed for you that your faith may not fail. And you, when you have turned back, strengthen your brothers.”

John 8:30-32

As He was saying these things, many believed in Him.

John 15:6

If anyone does not remain in Me, he is thrown aside like a branch and he withers. They gather them, throw them into the fire, and they are burned.

John 15:9-10

“As the Father has loved Me, I have also loved you. Remain in My love.

Acts 1:17

For he was one of our number and was allotted a share in this ministry.”

Acts 1:25

to take the place in this apostolic service that Judas left to go to his own place.”

Acts 4:12

There is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to people, and we must be saved by it.”

Acts 11:23

When he arrived and saw the grace of God, he was glad and encouraged all of them to remain true to the Lord with a firm resolve of the heart,

Acts 14:22

strengthening the disciples by encouraging them to continue in the faith and by telling them, “It is necessary to pass through many troubles on our way into the kingdom of God.”

Acts 20:24

But I count my life of no value to myself, so that I may finish my course and the ministry I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of God’s grace.

Acts 26:16

But get up and stand on your feet. For I have appeared to you for this purpose, to appoint you as a servant and a witness of what you have seen and of what I will reveal to you.

Romans 2:7

eternal life to those who by persistence in doing good seek glory, honor, and immortality;

Romans 5:5

This hope will not disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured out in our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.

Romans 15:16

to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, serving as a priest of God’s good news. My purpose is that the offering of the Gentiles may be acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 3:5

What then is Apollos? And what is Paul? They are servants through whom you believed, and each has the role the Lord has given.

1 Corinthians 4:1-3

A person should consider us in this way: as servants of Christ and managers of God’s mysteries.

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my dear brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always excelling in the Lord’s work, knowing that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.

2 Corinthians 4:1

Therefore, since we have this ministry because we were shown mercy, we do not give up.

2 Corinthians 5:18-20

Everything is from God, who reconciled us to Himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation:

2 Corinthians 6:1

Working together with Him, we also appeal to you, “Don’t receive God’s grace in vain.”

2 Corinthians 11:23

Are they servants of Christ?
I’m talking like a madman—I’m a better one:
with far more labors,
many more imprisonments,
far worse beatings, near death many times.

Galatians 4:11

I am fearful for you, that perhaps my labor for you has been wasted.

Galatians 5:5

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

Galatians 5:7

You were running well. Who prevented you from obeying the truth?

Galatians 6:9

So we must not get tired of doing good, for we will reap at the proper time if we don’t give up.

Ephesians 1:18

I pray that the perception of your mind may be enlightened so you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the glorious riches of His inheritance among the saints,

Ephesians 2:21

The whole building, being put together by Him, grows into a holy sanctuary in the Lord.

Ephesians 3:7-8

I was made a servant of this gospel by the gift of God’s grace that was given to me by the working of His power.

Ephesians 4:16

From Him the whole body, fitted and knit together by every supporting ligament, promotes the growth of the body for building up itself in love by the proper working of each individual part.

1 Thessalonians 3:3

so that no one will be shaken by these persecutions. For you yourselves know that we are appointed to this.

1 Thessalonians 3:5

For this reason, when I could no longer stand it, I also sent him to find out about your faith, fearing that the tempter had tempted you and that our labor might be for nothing.

1 Thessalonians 5:8

But since we belong to the day, we must be serious and put the armor of faith and love on our chests, and put on a helmet of the hope of salvation.

2 Thessalonians 2:16

May our Lord Jesus Christ Himself and God our Father, who has loved us and given us eternal encouragement and good hope by grace,

1 Timothy 1:12

I give thanks to Christ Jesus our Lord who has strengthened me, because He considered me faithful, appointing me to the ministry—

1 Timothy 2:7

For this I was appointed a herald, an apostle (I am telling the truth; I am not lying), and a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.

2 Timothy 1:11-12

For this gospel I was appointed a herald, apostle, and teacher,

2 Timothy 4:5-6

But as for you, be serious about everything, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry.

Titus 3:7

so that having been justified by His grace,
we may become heirs with the hope of eternal life.

Hebrews 3:6

But Christ was faithful as a Son over His household. And we are that household if we hold on to the courage and the confidence of our hope.

Hebrews 3:14

For we have become companions of the Messiah if we hold firmly until the end the reality that we had at the start.

Hebrews 4:14

Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens—Jesus the Son of God—let us hold fast to the confession.

Hebrews 6:19

We have this hope as an anchor for our lives, safe and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain.

Hebrews 10:38

But My righteous onewill live by faith;
and if he draws back,
I have no pleasure in him.

1 Peter 1:3

Praise the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. According to His great mercy, He has given us a new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead

1 Peter 1:5

You are being protected by God’s power through faith for a salvation that is ready to be revealed in the last time.

2 Peter 2:18-22

For by uttering boastful, empty words, they seduce, with fleshly desires and debauchery, people who have barely escaped from those who live in error.

1 John 2:27

The anointing you received from Him remains in you, and you don’t need anyone to teach you. Instead, His anointing teaches you about all things and is true and is not a lie; just as He has taught you, remain in Him.

1 John 3:1-3

1 Look at how great a love the Father has given us that we should be called God’s children. And we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it didn’t know Him.

Revelation 2:10

Don’t be afraid of what you are about to suffer. Look, the Devil is about to throw some of you into prison to test you, and you will have affliction for 10 days. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.

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