Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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

Him we preach and proclaim, warning and admonishing everyone and instructing everyone in all wisdom ( comprehensive insight into the ways and purposes of God), that we may present every person mature (full-grown, fully initiated, complete, and perfect) in Christ (the Anointed One).

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:

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;

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Verse Picture

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 God wanted to make known among the Gentiles the glorious wealth of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. 28 We proclaim Him, warning and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone mature in Christ. 29 I labor for this, striving with His strength that works powerfully in me.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 2:6

However, we do speak a wisdom among the mature, but not a wisdom of this age, or of the rulers of this age, who are coming to nothing.

Colossians 1:22

But now He has reconciled you by His physical body through His death, to present you holy, faultless, and blameless before Him

Matthew 5:48

Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Acts 20:31

Therefore be on the alert, remembering that night and day for three years I did not stop warning each one of you with tears.

Ephesians 5:27

He did this to present the church to Himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or anything like that, but holy and blameless.

Deuteronomy 4:5

Look, I have taught you statutes and ordinances as the Lord my God has commanded me, so that you may follow them in the land you are entering to possess.

Proverbs 8:5

Learn to be shrewd, you who are inexperienced;
develop common sense, you who are foolish.

Ecclesiastes 12:9

In addition to the Teacher being a wise man, he constantly taught the people knowledge; he weighed, explored, and arranged many proverbs.

Jeremiah 3:15

I will give you shepherds who are loyal to Me, and they will shepherd you with knowledge and skill.

Jeremiah 6:10

Who can I speak to and give such a warning
that they will listen?
Look, their ear is uncircumcised,
so they cannot pay attention.
See, the word of the Lord has become contemptible to them—
they find no pleasure in it.

Ezekiel 3:17-21

“Son of man, I have made you a watchman over the house of Israel. When you hear a word from My mouth, give them a warning from Me.

Ezekiel 7:10

Look, the day is coming!
Doom has gone out.
The rod has blossomed;
arrogance has bloomed.

Ezekiel 33:4-9

Then, if anyone hears the sound of the trumpet but ignores the warning, and the sword comes and takes him away, his blood will be on his own head.

Matthew 3:7

When he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to the place of his baptism, he said to them, “Brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?

Matthew 28:20

teaching them to observe everything I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

Mark 6:34

So as He stepped ashore, He saw a huge crowd and had compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. Then He began to teach them many things.

Luke 21:15

for I will give you such wordsand a wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to resist or contradict.

Acts 3:20

and that He may send Jesus, who has been appointed for you as the Messiah.

Acts 5:42

Every day in the temple complex, and in various homes, they continued teaching and proclaiming the good news that Jesus is the Messiah.

Acts 8:5

Philip went down to a city in Samaria and proclaimed the Messiah to them.

Acts 8:35

So Philip proceeded to tell him the good news about Jesus, beginning from that Scripture.

Acts 9:20

Immediately he began proclaiming Jesus in the synagogues: “He is the Son of God.”

Acts 10:36

He sent the message to the Israelites, proclaiming the good news of peace through Jesus Christ—He is Lord of all.

Acts 11:20

But there were some of them, Cypriot and Cyrenian men, who came to Antioch and began speaking to the Hellenists, proclaiming the good news about the Lord Jesus.

Acts 13:38

Therefore, let it be known to you, brothers, that through this man forgiveness of sins is being proclaimed to you,

Acts 17:3

explaining and showing that the Messiah had to suffer and rise from the dead: “This Jesus I am proclaiming to you is the Messiah.”

Acts 17:18

Then also, some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers argued with him. Some said, “What is this pseudo-intellectual trying to say?”Others replied, “He seems to be a preacher of foreign deities”—because he was telling the good news about Jesus and the Resurrection.

Acts 20:27-28

for I did not shrink back from declaring to you the whole plan of God.

Romans 16:25

Now to Him who has power to strengthen you according to my gospel and the proclamation about Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery kept silent for long ages

1 Corinthians 1:23

but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to the Jews and foolishness to the Gentiles.

1 Corinthians 1:30

But it is from Him that you are in Christ Jesus, who became God-given wisdom for us—our righteousness, sanctification, and redemption,

1 Corinthians 2:15

The spiritual person, however, can evaluate everything, yet he himself cannot be evaluated by anyone.

1 Corinthians 4:14

I’m not writing this to shame you, but to warn you as my dear children.

1 Corinthians 12:8

to one is given a message of wisdom
through the Spirit,
to another, a message of knowledge
by the same Spirit,

1 Corinthians 15:12

Now if Christ is proclaimed as raised from the dead, how can some of you say, “There is no resurrection of the dead”?

2 Corinthians 4:5

For we are not proclaiming ourselves but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your slaves because of Jesus.

2 Corinthians 10:14

For we are not overextending ourselves, as if we had not reached you, since we have come to you with the gospel of Christ.

2 Corinthians 11:2

For I am jealous over you with a godly jealousy, because I have promised you in marriage to one husband—to present a pure virgin to Christ.

Ephesians 3:8

This grace was given to me—the least of all the saints—to proclaim to the Gentiles the incalculable riches of the Messiah,

Ephesians 4:11-13

And He personally gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers,

Philippians 1:15-18

To be sure, some preach Christ out of envy and strife, but others out of good will.

Colossians 2:10

and you have been filled by Him, who is the head over every ruler and authority.

Colossians 3:16

Let the message about the Messiah dwell richly among you, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, and singing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, with gratitude in your hearts to God.

1 Thessalonians 4:6

This means one must not transgress against and defraud his brother in this matter, because the Lord is an avenger of all these offenses, as we also previously told and warned you.

1 Thessalonians 5:12-14

Now we ask you, brothers, to give recognition to those who labor among you and lead you in the Lord and admonish you,

1 Timothy 3:2

An overseer, therefore, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, self-controlled, sensible, respectable, hospitable, an able teacher,

1 Timothy 3:16

And most certainly, the mystery of godliness is great:He was manifested in the flesh,
vindicated in the Spirit,
seen by angels,
preached among the nations,
believed on in the world,
taken up in glory.

2 Timothy 2:24-25

The Lord’s slave must not quarrel, but must be gentle to everyone, able to teach, and patient,

Hebrews 10:14

For by one offering He has perfected forever those who are sanctified.

Hebrews 13:21

equip you with all that is good to do His will, working in us what is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ. Glory belongs to Him forever and ever. Amen.

2 Peter 3:15

Also, regard the patience of our Lord as an opportunity for salvation, just as our dear brother Paul has written to you according to the wisdom given to him.

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