Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 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.

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 in the body of his flesh through the death, to present you holy, and unblemished, and unblameable before himself, 23 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. 24 I now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and do fill up the things lacking of the tribulations of the Christ in my flesh for his body, which is the assembly,



Cross References

Ephesians 3:17

that the Christ may dwell through the faith in your hearts, in love having been rooted and founded,

Mark 16:15

and he said to them, 'Having gone to all the world, proclaim the good news to all the creation;

Acts 2:5

And there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews, devout men from every nation of those under the heaven,

Colossians 1:5-6

because of the hope that is laid up for you in the heavens, which ye heard of before in the word of the truth of the good news,

Colossians 2:7

being rooted and built up in him, and confirmed in the faith, as ye were taught -- abounding in it in thanksgiving.

Romans 10:18

but I say, Did they not hear? yes, indeed -- 'to all the earth their voice went forth, and to the ends of the habitable world their sayings.'

2 Corinthians 3:6

who also made us sufficient to be ministrants of a new covenant, not of letter, but of spirit; for the letter doth kill, and the spirit doth make alive.

Colossians 1:25

of which I -- I did become a ministrant according to the dispensation of God, that was given to me for you, to fulfil the word of God,

Deuteronomy 2:25

This day I begin to put thy dread and thy fear on the face of the peoples under the whole heavens, who hear thy fame, and have trembled and been pained because of thee.

Deuteronomy 4:19

'And lest thou lift up thine eyes towards the heavens, and hast seen the sun, and the moon, and the stars, all the host of the heavens, and thou hast been forced, and hast bowed thyself to them, and served them, which Jehovah thy God hath apportioned to all the peoples under the whole heavens.

Psalm 92:13-14

Those planted in the house of Jehovah, In the courts of our God do flourish.

Psalm 125:5

As to those turning to their crooked ways, Jehovah causeth them to go with workers of iniquity. Peace on Israel!

Lamentations 3:66

Thou pursuest in anger, and destroyest them, From under the heavens of Jehovah!

Ezekiel 18:26

In the turning back of the righteous from his righteousness, And he hath done perversity, And he is dying by them, for his perversity That he hath done he dieth.

Hosea 6:3-4

And we know -- we pursue to know Jehovah, As the dawn prepared is His going forth, And He cometh in as a shower to us, As gathered rain -- sprinkling earth.'

Zephaniah 1:6

And those removing from after Jehovah, And who have not sought Jehovah, nor besought Him.

Matthew 7:24-25

'Therefore, every one who doth hear of me these words, and doth do them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house upon the rock;

Matthew 24:13-14

but he who did endure to the end, he shall be saved;

Luke 6:48

he is like to a man building a house, who did dig, and deepen, and laid a foundation upon the rock, and a flood having come, the stream broke forth on that house, and was not able to shake it, for it had been founded upon the rock.

Luke 8:13-15

'And those upon the rock: They who, when they may hear, with joy do receive the word, and these have no root, who for a time believe, and in time of temptation fall away.

Luke 22:32

and I besought for thee, that thy faith may not fail; and thou, when thou didst turn, strengthen thy brethren.'

John 8:30-32

As he is speaking these things, many believed in him;

John 15:6

if any one may not remain in me, he was cast forth without as the branch, and was withered, and they gather them, and cast to fire, and they are burned;

John 15:9-10

According as the Father did love me, I also loved you, remain in my love;

Acts 1:17

because he was numbered among us, and did receive the share in this ministration,

Acts 1:25

to receive the share of this ministration and apostleship, from which Judas, by transgression, did fall, to go on to his proper place;'

Acts 4:12

and there is not salvation in any other, for there is no other name under the heaven that hath been given among men, in which it behoveth us to be saved.'

Acts 11:23

who, having come, and having seen the grace of God, was glad, and was exhorting all with purpose of heart to cleave to the Lord,

Acts 14:22

confirming the souls of the disciples, exhorting to remain in the faith, and that through many tribulations it behoveth us to enter into the reign of God,

Acts 20:24

but I make account of none of these, neither do I count my life precious to myself, so that I finish my course with joy, and the ministration that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify fully the good news of the grace of God.

Acts 26:16

but rise, and stand upon thy feet, for for this I appeared to thee, to appoint thee an officer and a witness both of the things thou didst see, and of the things in which I will appear to thee,

Romans 2:7

to those, indeed, who in continuance of a good work, do seek glory, and honour, and incorruptibility -- life age-during;

Romans 5:5

and the hope doth not make ashamed, because the love of God hath been poured forth in our hearts through the Holy Spirit that hath been given to us.

Romans 15:16

for my being a servant of Jesus Christ to the nations, acting as priest in the good news of God, that the offering up of the nations may become acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 3:5

Who, then, is Paul, and who Apollos, but ministrants through whom ye did believe, and to each as the Lord gave?

1 Corinthians 4:1-3

Let a man so reckon us as officers of Christ, and stewards of the secrets of God,

1 Corinthians 15:58

so that, my brethren beloved, become ye stedfast, unmovable, abounding in the work of the Lord at all times, knowing that your labour is not vain in the Lord.

2 Corinthians 4:1

Because of this, having this ministration, according as we did receive kindness, we do not faint,

2 Corinthians 5:18-20

And the all things are of God, who reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, and did give to us the ministration of the reconciliation,

2 Corinthians 6:1

And working together also we call upon you that ye receive not in vain the grace of God --

2 Corinthians 11:23

ministrants of Christ are they? -- as beside myself I speak -- I more; in labours more abundantly, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequently, in deaths many times;

Galatians 4:11

I am afraid of you, lest in vain I did labour toward you.

Galatians 5:5

for we by the Spirit, by faith, a hope of righteousness do wait for,

Galatians 5:7

Ye were running well; who did hinder you -- not to obey the truth?

Galatians 6:9

and in the doing good we may not be faint-hearted, for at the proper time we shall reap -- not desponding;

Ephesians 1:18

the eyes of your understanding being enlightened, for your knowing what is the hope of His calling, and what the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints,

Ephesians 2:21

in whom all the building fitly framed together doth increase to an holy sanctuary in the Lord,

Ephesians 3:7-8

of which I became a ministrant, according to the gift of the grace of God that was given to me, according to the working of His power;

Ephesians 4:16

from whom the whole body, being fitly joined together and united, through the supply of every joint, according to the working in the measure of each single part, the increase of the body doth make for the building up of itself in love.

1 Thessalonians 3:3

that no one be moved in these tribulations, for yourselves have known that for this we are set,

1 Thessalonians 3:5

because of this also, I, no longer forbearing, did send to know your faith, lest he who is tempting did tempt you, and in vain might be our labour.

1 Thessalonians 5:8

and we, being of the day -- let us be sober, putting on a breastplate of faith and love, and an helmet -- a hope of salvation,

2 Thessalonians 2:16

and may our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and our God and Father, who did love us, and did give comfort age-during, and good hope in grace,

1 Timothy 1:12

And I give thanks to him who enabled me -- Christ Jesus our Lord -- that he did reckon me stedfast, having put me to the ministration,

1 Timothy 2:7

in regard to which I was set a preacher and apostle -- truth I say in Christ, I do not lie -- a teacher of nations, in faith and truth.

2 Timothy 1:11-12

to which I was placed a preacher and an apostle, and a teacher of nations,

2 Timothy 4:5-6

And thou -- watch in all things; suffer evil; do the work of one proclaiming good news; of thy ministration make full assurance,

Titus 3:7

that having been declared righteous by His grace, heirs we may become according to the hope of life age-during.

Hebrews 3:6

and Christ, as a Son over his house, whose house are we, if the boldness and the rejoicing of the hope unto the end we hold fast.

Hebrews 3:14

for partakers we have become of the Christ, if the beginning of the confidence unto the end we may hold fast,

Hebrews 4:14

Having, then, a great chief priest passed through the heavens -- Jesus the Son of God -- may we hold fast the profession,

Hebrews 6:19

which we have, as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and entering into that within the vail,

Hebrews 10:38

and 'the righteous by faith shall live,' and 'if he may draw back, My soul hath no pleasure in him,'

1 Peter 1:3

Blessed is the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who, according to the abundance of His kindness did beget us again to a living hope, through the rising again of Jesus Christ out of the dead,

1 Peter 1:5

who, in the power of God are being guarded, through faith, unto salvation, ready to be revealed in the last time,

2 Peter 2:18-22

for overswellings of vanity speaking, they do entice in desires of the flesh -- lasciviousnesses, those who had truly escaped from those conducting themselves in error,

1 John 2:27

and you, the anointing that ye did receive from him, in you it doth remain, and ye have no need that any one may teach you, but as the same anointing doth teach you concerning all, and is true, and is not a lie, and even as was taught you, ye shall remain in him.

1 John 3:1-3

See ye what love the Father hath given to us, that children of God we may be called; because of this the world doth not know us, because it did not know Him;

Revelation 2:10

'Be not afraid of the things that thou art about to suffer; lo, the devil is about to cast of you to prison, that ye may be tried, and ye shall have tribulation ten days; become thou faithful unto death, and I will give to thee the crown of the life.

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