Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Of which I became a servant by the purpose of God which was given to me for you, to give effect to the word of God,

New American Standard Bible

Of this church I was made a minister according to the stewardship from God bestowed on me for your benefit, so that I might fully carry out the preaching of the word of God,

King James Version

Whereof I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given to me for you, to fulfil the word of God;

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

I became its servant as God commissioned me to work for you, so that I may complete my ministry of the word of God.

A Conservative Version

Of which I became a helper according to the administration of God, which was given to me for you to fulfill the word of God,

American Standard Version

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,

Amplified

In this church I was made a minister according to the stewardship which God entrusted to me for your sake, so that I might make the word of God fully known [among you]—

An Understandable Version

I was made a minister of the church according to the task given to me by God to fully present His message to you.

Anderson New Testament

of which I was made a minister according to the commission from God, which was given to me for you, that I might fully preach the word of God,

Common New Testament

Of this church I became a minister according to the stewardship from God which was given to me for you, to make the word of God fully known,

Daniel Mace New Testament

of which I have been established a minister, according to the charge which God has given me to preach his gospel faithfully among you. ---

Darby Translation

of which I became minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given me towards you to complete the word of God,

Godbey New Testament

whose minister I became, according to the economy of God which was given to me unto you, to fulfill the word of God,

Goodspeed New Testament

In it, by divine appointment, I became a worker, that I might preach among you the message of God in its fulness??26 that secret, hidden from the ages and generations, but now disclosed to those who are consecrated to him,

John Wesley New Testament

Of which I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God, which is given me for you, fully to preach the word of God:

Julia Smith Translation

Of which I was a servant, according to the stewardship of God, given to me for you, to complete the word of God;

King James 2000

Of which I am made a minister, according to the commission of God which is given to me for you, to fulfill the word of God;

Lexham Expanded Bible

of which I became a minister, according to God's stewardship which was given to me for you, to complete the word of God,

Modern King James verseion

of which I became a minister, according to the administration of God given to me for you, to fulfill the Word of God;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

whereof am I made a minister according to the ordinance of God, which ordinance was given me unto you ward, to fulfill the word of God:

Moffatt New Testament

for I am a minister of the church by the divine commission which has been granted me in your interests, to make a full presentation of God's message ??26 of that open secret which, though concealed from ages and generations of old, has now been disclosed to the saints of God.

Montgomery New Testament

It is of this I was made a minister, according to the stewardship entrusted to me by God for you, fully to declare God's message;

NET Bible

I became a servant of the church according to the stewardship from God -- given to me for you -- in order to complete the word of God,

New Heart English Bible

of which I was made a servant, according to the stewardship of God which was given me toward you, to fulfill the word of God,

Noyes New Testament

of which I became a minister, according to the stewardship which God entrusted to me, for you, to fulfill the word of God,

Sawyer New Testament

of which I was made a minister according to the dispensation of God given me for you, to complete the word of God,

The Emphasized Bible

Of which, I, have become minister - according to the administration of God which hath been given unto me to you-ward, to fill up the word of God,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

of which I am a minister, according to the dispensation of God, which was given me for you to fulfil the ministry of the word of God??26 the mystery which was hid from ages and from generations, but is now unveiled to his saints;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Of which I myself became a minister in virtue of the office with which God entrusted me for your benefit, to declare the Message of God in all its fulness--

Webster

Of which I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given to me for you, to fulfill the word of God;

Weymouth New Testament

I have been appointed to serve the Church in the position of responsibility entrusted to me by God for your benefit, so that I may fully deliver God's Message--

Williams New Testament

In it I have been made a minister in accordance with the trusteeship God entrusted to me for you, that I might prove among you the universal message of God,

World English Bible

of which I was made a servant, according to the stewardship of God which was given me toward you, to fulfill the word of God,

Worrell New Testament

of which I was made a minister, according to the dispensation of God, which was given to me for you, to fulfill the word of God,

Worsley New Testament

Of which I was made a minister according to the dispensation of God, which is given me towards you, that I might fully declare the word of God:

Youngs Literal Translation

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,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

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

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

διάκονος 
Diakonos 
Usage: 24

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

οἰκονομία 
Oikonomia 
Usage: 5

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

to me
μοί 
Moi 
me, my, I, mine
Usage: 152

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

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

to fulfil
πληρόω 
Pleroo 
Usage: 68

the word
λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 1:25

Images Colossians 1:25

Prayers for Colossians 1:25

Context Readings

Paul's Suffering And Stewardship

24 Now I have joy in my pain because of you, and in my flesh I undergo whatever is still needed to make the sorrows of Christ complete, for the salvation of his body, the church; 25 Of which I became a servant by the purpose of God which was given to me for you, to give effect to the word of God, 26 The secret which has been kept from all times and generations, but has now been made clear to his saints,


Cross References

Ephesians 3:2

If that ordering of the grace of God has come to your knowledge, which was given to me for you,

Colossians 1:23

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.

Romans 15:15-19

But I have, in some measure, less fear in writing to you to put these things before you again, because of the grace which was given to me by God,

Galatians 2:7-8

But, quite the opposite, when they saw that I had been made responsible for preaching the good news to those without circumcision, even as Peter had been for those of the circumcision

1 Thessalonians 3:2

We sent Timothy, our brother and God's servant in the good news of Christ, to give you strength and comfort in your faith;

1 Timothy 4:6

If you keep these things before the minds of the brothers, you will be a good servant of Christ Jesus, trained in the words of the faith and of the right teaching which has been your guide:

2 Timothy 4:2-5

Be preaching the word at all times, in every place; make protests, say sharp words, give comfort, with long waiting and teaching;

1 Corinthians 9:17

But if I do it gladly, I have a reward; and if not, I am under orders to do it.

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