Parallel Verses

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,

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;

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 it I became a minister in accordance with the divine stewardship which was entrusted to me for you [as its object and for your benefit], to 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,

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,

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:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

of which I am made a minister by the dispensation of God which is given to me in you, to fulfil 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,

Verse Picture

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 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. 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, 26 the mystery hidden for ages and generations but now revealed to His saints.


Cross References

Ephesians 3:2

you have heard, haven’t you, about the administration of God’s grace that He gave to me for you?

Colossians 1:23

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.

Romans 15:15-19

Nevertheless, I have written to remind you more boldly on some points because of the grace given me by God

Galatians 2:7-8

On the contrary, they saw that I had been entrusted with the gospel for the uncircumcised, just as Peter was for the circumcised,

1 Thessalonians 3:2

And we sent Timothy, our brother and God’s coworker in the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you concerning your faith,

1 Timothy 4:6

If you point these things out to the brothers, you will be a good servant of Christ Jesus, nourished by the words of the faith and the good teaching that you have followed.

2 Timothy 4:2-5

Proclaim the message; persist in it whether convenient or not; rebuke, correct, and encourage with great patience and teaching.

1 Corinthians 9:17

For if I do this willingly, I have a reward, but if unwillingly, I am entrusted with a stewardship.

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