Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

To whom God was pleased to give knowledge of the wealth of the glory of this secret among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:

New American Standard Bible

to whom God willed to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.

King James Version

To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:

Holman Bible

God wanted to make known among the Gentiles the glorious wealth of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.

International Standard Version

to whom God wanted to make known the glorious riches of this secret among the gentiles which is the Messiah in you, our glorious hope.

A Conservative Version

To whom God wanted to make known what is the wealth of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.

American Standard Version

to whom God was pleased to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:

Amplified

God [in His eternal plan] chose to make known to them how great for the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ in and among you, the hope and guarantee of [realizing the] glory.

An Understandable Version

He was pleased to make known to these people the wealth of His splendor among the Gentiles; this hidden secret, which is Christ among you, [is] the hope of being honored [i.e., in heaven].

Anderson New Testament

to whom God would make known what is the glorious riches of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory,

Common New Testament

To them God willed to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.

Daniel Mace New Testament

to whom God does disclose the glorious advantages of this mystery to you Gentiles, to wit, "that by Christ you may have the expectation of glory."

Darby Translation

to whom God would make known what are the riches of the glory of this mystery among the nations, which is Christ in you the hope of glory:

Godbey New Testament

to whom God willed to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, who is Christ in you, the hope of glory:

Goodspeed New Testament

to whom God has chosen to make known among the heathen how glorious this mystery of Christ in you, the promise of glorification, really is.

John Wesley New Testament

To whom among the Gentiles it was the will of God to make known, what is the riches of this glorious mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:

Julia Smith Translation

To whom God would make known what the riches of the glory of this mystery in the nations; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:

King James 2000

To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:

Lexham Expanded Bible

to whom God wanted to make known what [is] the glorious wealth of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory,

Modern King James verseion

For to them God would make known what are the riches of the glory of this mystery among the nations, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

to whom God would make known the glorious riches of this mystery among the gentiles, which riches is Christ in you, the hope of glory,

Moffatt New Testament

It is His will that they should understand the glorious wealth which this secret holds for the Gentiles, in the fact of Christ's presence among you as your hope of glory.

Montgomery New Testament

To them God willed to make known among the Gentiles how glorious are the riches of that secret truth, which is "Christ in you, the hope of glory."

NET Bible

God wanted to make known to them the glorious riches of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.

New Heart English Bible

to them God was pleased to make known what are the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory;

Noyes New Testament

to whom it was the will of God to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory;

Sawyer New Testament

to whom God was pleased to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the nations, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory,

The Emphasized Bible

Unto whom God hath been pleased to make known what is the glorious wealth of this sacred secret among the nations, which is Christ in you, the hope of the glory, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

to whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:

Twentieth Century New Testament

To whom it was his pleasure to make known the surpassing glory of that hidden Truth when proclaimed among the Gentiles--'Christ among you! Your Hope of glory!'

Webster

To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:

Weymouth New Testament

to whom it was His will to make known how vast a wealth of glory for the Gentile world is implied in this truth--the truth that 'Christ is in you, the hope of glory.'

Williams New Testament

to whom God has chosen to make known how glorious are the riches of this open secret among the heathen, namely, Christ in you the hope of your glorification.

World English Bible

to whom God was pleased to make known what are the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory;

Worrell New Testament

to whom God willed to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory;

Worsley New Testament

to whom God would make known the rich glory of this mystery, among the gentiles; which is this, that Christ is in you the hope of glory:

Youngs Literal Translation

to whom God did will to make known what is the riches of the glory of this secret among the nations -- which is Christ in you, the hope of the glory,

Interlinear

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

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

γνωρίζω 
Gnorizo 
Usage: 21

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

is the riches
πλοῦτος 
Ploutos 
Usage: 19

of the glory
δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141

of this
τούτου 
Toutou 
Usage: 53

μυστήριον 
Musterion 
Usage: 23

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

the Gentiles
ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

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

you
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

the hope
ἐλπίς 
Elpis 
Usage: 54

References

Images Colossians 1:27

Prayers for Colossians 1:27

Context Readings

Paul's Suffering And Stewardship

26 The secret which has been kept from all times and generations, but has now been made clear to his saints, 27 To whom God was pleased to give knowledge of the wealth of the glory of this secret among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory: 28 Whom we are preaching; guiding and teaching every man in all wisdom, so that every man may be complete in Christ;


Cross References

1 Timothy 1:1

Paul, an Apostle of Jesus Christ, by the order of God our Saviour and Christ Jesus our hope;

Romans 8:10

And if Christ is in you, the body is dead because of sin, but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.

Ephesians 1:7

In whom we have salvation through his blood, the forgiveness of our sins, through the wealth of his grace,

Psalm 16:9-11

Because of this my heart is glad, and my glory is full of joy: while my flesh takes its rest in hope.

Matthew 13:11

And he said to them in answer, To you is given the knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.

Luke 17:21

And men will not say, See, it is here! or, There! for the kingdom of God is among you.

John 6:56

He who takes my flesh for food and my blood for drink is in me and I in him.

John 14:17

Even the Spirit of true knowledge. That Spirit the world is not able to take to its heart because it sees him not and has no knowledge of him: but you have knowledge of him, because he is ever with you and will be in you.

John 14:20

At that time it will be clear to you that I am in my Father, and you are in me, and I in you.

John 14:23

Jesus said to him in answer, If anyone has love for me, he will keep my words: and he will be dear to my Father; and we will come to him and make our living-place with him.

John 15:2-5

He takes away every branch in me which has no fruit, and every branch which has fruit he makes clean, so that it may have more fruit.

John 17:22-23

And the glory which you have given to me I have given to them, so that they may be one even as we are one;

John 17:26

And I have given to them knowledge of your name, and will give it, so that the love which you have for me may be in them and I in them.

Romans 5:2

Through whom, in the same way, we have been able by faith to come to this grace in which we now are; and let us have joy in hope of the glory of God.

Romans 8:18-19

I am of the opinion that there is no comparison between the pain of this present time and the glory which we will see in the future.

Romans 9:23

And to make clear the wealth of his glory to vessels of mercy, which he had before made ready for glory,

Romans 11:33

O how deep is the wealth of the wisdom and knowledge of God! no one is able to make discovery of his decisions, and his ways may not be searched out.

1 Corinthians 2:12-14

But we have not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit which comes from God, so that we may have knowledge of the things which are freely given to us by God.

1 Corinthians 3:16

Do you not see that you are God's holy house, and that the Spirit of God has his place in you?

2 Corinthians 2:14

But praise be to God who makes us strong to overcome in Christ, and makes clear through us in every place the value of the knowledge of him.

2 Corinthians 4:6

Seeing that it is God who said, Let light be shining out of the dark, who has put in our hearts the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

2 Corinthians 4:17

For our present trouble, which is only for a short time, is working out for us a much greater weight of glory;

2 Corinthians 6:16

And what agreement has the house of God with images? for we are a house of the living God; even as God has said, I will be living among them, and walking with them; and I will be their God, and they will be my people.

Galatians 1:15-16

But when it was the good pleasure of God, by whom I was marked out even from my mother's body, through his grace,

Galatians 2:20

I have been put to death on the cross with Christ; still I am living; no longer I, but Christ is living in me; and that life which I now am living in the flesh I am living by faith, the faith of the Son of God, who in love for me, gave himself up for me.

Galatians 4:19

My children, of whom I am again in birth-pains till Christ is formed in you,

Ephesians 1:17-18

That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him;

Ephesians 2:22

In whom you, with the rest, are united together as a living-place of God in the Spirit.

Ephesians 3:8-10

To me, who am less than the least of all the saints, was this grace given, so that I might make clear to the Gentiles the good news of the unending wealth of Christ:

Ephesians 3:16-17

That in the wealth of his glory he would make you strong with power through his Spirit in your hearts;

Philippians 4:19

And my God will give you all you have need of from the wealth of his glory in Christ Jesus.

Colossians 1:5

Through the hope which is in store for you in heaven; knowledge of which was given to you before in the true word of the good news,

Colossians 2:3

In whom are all the secret stores of wisdom and knowledge.

Colossians 3:11

Where there is no Greek or Jew, no one with circumcision or without circumcision, no division between nations, no servant or free man: but Christ is all and in all.

1 Peter 1:3-4

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who through his great mercy has given us a new birth and a living hope by the coming again of Jesus Christ from the dead,

1 John 4:4

You are of God, my little children, and you have overcome them because he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.

Revelation 3:20

See, I am waiting at the door and giving the sign; if my voice comes to any man's ears and he makes the door open, I will come in to him, and will take food with him and he with me.

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