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Bible in Basic English

Whom we are preaching; guiding and teaching every man in all wisdom, so that every man may be complete in Christ;

New American Standard Bible

We proclaim Him, admonishing every man and teaching every man with all wisdom, so that we may present every man complete in Christ.

King James Version

Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus:

Holman Bible

We proclaim Him, warning and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone mature in Christ.

International Standard Version

It is he whom we proclaim as we admonish and wisely teach everyone, so that we may present everyone mature in the Messiah.

A Conservative Version

Whom we proclaim, admonishing every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, so that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus.

American Standard Version

whom we proclaim, admonishing every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ;

Amplified

We proclaim Him, warning and instructing everyone in all wisdom [that is, with comprehensive insight into the word and purposes of God], so that we may present every person complete in Christ [mature, fully trained, and perfect in Him—the Anointed].

An Understandable Version

We proclaim Him, warning and teaching every person with all wisdom, so that we may present every person [to God] complete in [their fellowship with] Christ.

Anderson New Testament

whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus:

Common New Testament

We proclaim him, admonishing every man and teaching every man with all wisdom, so that we may present every man complete in Christ.

Daniel Mace New Testament

he it is that we preach, exhorting, and instructing men in every part of divine knowledge, that they may all be perfectly acquainted with the doctrine of Christ Jesus.

Darby Translation

whom we announce, admonishing every man, and teaching every man, in all wisdom, to the end that we may present every man perfect in Christ.

Godbey New Testament

whom we preach, admonishing every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, in order that we may present every man perfect in Christ;

Goodspeed New Testament

And in spreading the news of him, we warn everyone and teach everyone all our wisdom, in order to bring everyone to Christian perfection.

John Wesley New Testament

Whom we preach, admonishing every man, and teaching every man, that we may present every man perfect through Christ Jesus.

Julia Smith Translation

Whom we announce, reminding every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfected in Christ jesus:

King James 2000

Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus:

Lexham Expanded Bible

whom we proclaim, [by] admonishing every person and teaching every person with all wisdom, in order that we may present every person mature in Christ,

Modern King James verseion

whom we preach, warning every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, so that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

whom we preach warning all men, and teaching all men in all wisdom, to make all men perfect in Christ Jesus.

Moffatt New Testament

This is the Christ we proclaim; we train everyone and teach everyone the full scope of this knowledge, in order to set everyone before God mature in Christ;

Montgomery New Testament

Him I am ever proclaiming, warning every one and teaching every one, in all wisdom; that I may bring every man into his presence, full grown in Christ.

NET Bible

We proclaim him by instructing and teaching all people with all wisdom so that we may present every person mature in Christ.

New Heart English Bible

whom we proclaim, admonishing every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus;

Noyes New Testament

whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ;

Sawyer New Testament

whom we preach, admonishing every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ;

The Emphasized Bible

Whom we are declaring, admonishing every man, and teaching every man, in all wisdom, in order that we may present every man complete in Christ;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus;

Twentieth Century New Testament

This is the Christ whom we proclaim, warning every one, and instructing every one, with all the wisdom that we possess, in the hope of bringing every one into God's presence perfected by union with Christ.

Webster

Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus.

Weymouth New Testament

Him we preach, admonishing every one and instructing every one, with all possible wisdom, so that we may bring every one into God's presence, made perfect through Christ.

Williams New Testament

We are proclaiming Him, warning everyone and teaching everyone with ample wisdom, in order to present to God everyone mature through union with Christ.

World English Bible

whom we proclaim, admonishing every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus;

Worrell New Testament

Whom we proclaim, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ;

Worsley New Testament

whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus:

Youngs Literal Translation

whom we proclaim, warning every man, and teaching every man, in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus,

Interlinear

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

we
ἡμεῖς 
hemeis 
we, us, we ourselves
Usage: 120

καταγγέλλω 
Kataggello 
Usage: 17

νουθετέω 
Noutheteo 
Usage: 8

πᾶς 
Pas 
πᾶς 
Pas 
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704
Usage: 704
Usage: 704

man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
man, not tr,
man, not tr,
Usage: 316
Usage: 316
Usage: 316

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

διδάσκω 
Didasko 
Usage: 82

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

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

σοφία 
Sophia 
Usage: 45

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

παρίστημι παριστάνω 
Paristemi 
Usage: 38

τέλειος 
Teleios 
Usage: 16

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 1:28

Devotionals containing Colossians 1:28

Images Colossians 1:28

Context Readings

Paul's Suffering And Stewardship

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; 29 And for this purpose I am working, using all my strength by the help of his power which is working in me strongly.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 2:6

But still we have wisdom for those who are complete in knowledge, though not the wisdom of this world, and not of the rulers of this world, who are coming to nothing:

Colossians 1:22

In the body of his flesh through death, so that you might be holy and without sin and free from all evil before him:

Matthew 5:48

Be then complete in righteousness, even as your Father in heaven is complete.

Acts 20:31

So keep watch, having in mind that for three years without resting I was teaching every one of you, day and night, with weeping.

Ephesians 5:27

And might take it for himself, a church full of glory, not having one mark or fold or any such thing; but that it might be holy and complete.

Deuteronomy 4:5

I have been teaching you laws and decisions, as I was ordered to do by the Lord my God, so that you might keep them in the land to which you are going to take it for your heritage.

Proverbs 8:5

Become expert in reason, O you simple ones; you foolish ones, take training to heart.

Ecclesiastes 12:9

And because the Preacher was wise he still gave the people knowledge; searching out, testing, and putting in order a great number of wise sayings.

Jeremiah 3:15

And I will give you keepers, pleasing to my heart, who will give you your food with knowledge and wisdom.

Jeremiah 6:10

To whom am I to give word, witnessing so that they may take note? see, their ears are stopped, and they are not able to give attention: see, the word of the Lord has been a cause of shame to them, they have no delight in it.

Ezekiel 3:17-21

Son of man, I have made you a watchman for the children of Israel: so give ear to the word of my mouth, and give them word from me of their danger.

Ezekiel 7:10

See, the day; see, it is coming: the crowning time has gone out; the twisted way is flowering, pride has put out buds.

Ezekiel 33:4-9

Then anyone who, hearing the sound of the horn, does not take note of it, will himself be responsible for his death, if the sword comes and takes him away.

Matthew 3:7

But when he saw a number of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, Offspring of snakes, at whose word are you going in flight from the wrath to come?

Matthew 28:20

Teaching them to keep all the rules which I have given you: and see, I am ever with you, even to the end of the world.

Mark 6:34

And he got out, and saw a great mass of people, and he had pity on them, because they were like sheep without a keeper: and he gave them teaching about a number of things.

Luke 21:15

For I will give you words and wisdom, so that not one of those who are against you will be able to get the better of you, or to put you in the wrong.

Acts 3:20

And that he may send the Christ who was marked out for you from the first, even Jesus:

Acts 5:42

And every day, in the Temple and privately, they went on teaching and preaching Jesus as the Christ.

Acts 8:5

And Philip went down to Samaria and was teaching them about Christ.

Acts 8:35

So Philip, starting from this writing, gave him the good news about Jesus.

Acts 9:20

And straight away, in the Synagogues, he was preaching Jesus as the Son of God.

Acts 10:36

The word which he sent to the children of Israel, giving the good news of peace through Jesus Christ (who is Lord of all)--

Acts 11:20

But some of them, men of Cyprus and Cyrene, when they came to Antioch, gave the good news about the Lord Jesus to the Greeks.

Acts 13:38

And so, let it be clear to you, my brothers, that through this man forgiveness of sins is offered to you:

Acts 17:3

Saying to them clearly and openly that Christ had to be put to death and come back to life again; and that this Jesus, whom, he said, I am preaching to you, is the Christ.

Acts 17:18

And some of those who were supporters of the theories of the Epicureans and the Stoics, had a meeting with him. And some said, What is this talker of foolish words saying? And others, He seems to be a preacher of strange gods: because he was preaching of Jesus and his coming back from the dead.

Acts 20:27-28

For I have not kept back from you anything of the purpose of God.

Romans 16:25

Now to him who is able to make you strong in agreement with the good news which I gave you and the preaching of Jesus Christ, in the light of the revelation of that secret which has been kept through times eternal,

1 Corinthians 1:23

But we give the good news of Christ on the cross, a hard thing to the Jews, and a foolish thing to the Gentiles;

1 Corinthians 1:30

But God has given you a place in Christ Jesus, through whom God has given us wisdom and righteousness and salvation, and made us holy:

1 Corinthians 2:15

But he who has the Spirit, though judging all things, is himself judged by no one.

1 Corinthians 4:14

I am not saying these things to put you to shame, but so that, as my dear children, you may see what is right.

1 Corinthians 12:8

For to one are given words of wisdom through the Spirit; and to another words of knowledge through the same Spirit:

1 Corinthians 15:12

Now if the good news says that Christ came back from the dead, how do some of you say that there is no coming back from the dead?

2 Corinthians 4:5

For our preaching is not about ourselves, but about Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves as your servants through Jesus.

2 Corinthians 10:14

For we have no need to make ourselves seem more than we are, as if our authority did not come as far as to you: for we came even as far as you with the good news of Christ:

2 Corinthians 11:2

For I have a very great care for you: because you have been married by me to one husband, and it is my desire to give you completely holy to Christ.

Ephesians 3:8

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 4:11-13

And he gave some as Apostles, and some, prophets; and some, preachers of the good news; and some to give care and teaching;

Philippians 1:15-18

Though some are preaching Christ out of envy and competition, others do it out of a good heart:

Colossians 2:10

And you are complete in him, who is the head of all rule and authority:

Colossians 3:16

Let the word of Christ be in you in all wealth of wisdom; teaching and helping one another with songs of praise and holy words, making melody to God with grace in your hearts.

1 Thessalonians 4:6

And that no man may make attempts to get the better of his brother in business: for the Lord is the judge in all these things, as we said to you before and gave witness.

1 Thessalonians 5:12-14

But we make this request to you, my brothers: give attention to those who are working among you, who are over you in the Lord to keep order among you;

1 Timothy 3:2

The Bishop, then, is to be a man of good name, the husband of one wife, self-controlled, serious-minded, having respect for order, opening his house freely to guests, a ready teacher;

1 Timothy 3:16

And without argument, great is the secret of religion: He who was seen in the flesh, who was given God's approval in the spirit, was seen by the angels, of whom the good news was given among the nations, in whom the world had faith, who was taken up in glory.

2 Timothy 2:24-25

For it is not right for the Lord's servant to make trouble, but he is to be gentle to all, ready in teaching, putting up with wrong,

Hebrews 10:14

Because by one offering he has made complete for ever those who are made holy.

Hebrews 13:21

Make you full of every good work and ready to do all his desires, working in us whatever is pleasing in his eyes through Jesus Christ; and may the glory be given to him for ever and ever. So be it.

2 Peter 3:15

And be certain that the long waiting of the Lord is for salvation; even as our brother Paul has said in his letters to you, from the wisdom which was given to him;

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