Parallel Verses

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 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:

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.

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.

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 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. 28 We proclaim him by instructing and teaching all people with all wisdom so that we may present every person mature in Christ. 29 Toward this goal I also labor, struggling according to his power that powerfully works in me.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 2:6

Now we do speak wisdom among the mature, but not a wisdom of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are perishing.

Colossians 1:22

but now he has reconciled you by his physical body through death to present you holy, without blemish, and blameless before him --

Matthew 5:48

So then, be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Acts 20:31

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

Ephesians 5:27

so that he may present the church to himself as glorious -- not having a stain or wrinkle, or any such blemish, but holy and blameless.

Deuteronomy 4:5

Look! I have taught you statutes and ordinances just as the Lord my God told me to do, so that you might carry them out in the land you are about to enter and possess.

Proverbs 8:5

You who are naive, discern wisdom! And you fools, understand discernment!

Ecclesiastes 12:9

Not only was the Teacher wise, but he also taught knowledge to the people; he carefully evaluated and arranged many proverbs.

Jeremiah 3:15

I will give you leaders who will be faithful to me. They will lead you with knowledge and insight.

Jeremiah 6:10

I answered, "Who would listen if I spoke to them and warned them? Their ears are so closed that they cannot hear! Indeed, what the Lord says is offensive to them. They do not like it at all.

Ezekiel 3:17-21

"Son of man, I have appointed you a watchman for the house of Israel. Whenever you hear a word from my mouth, you must give them a warning from me.

Ezekiel 7:10

"Look, the day! Look, it is coming! Doom has gone out! The staff has budded, pride has blossomed!

Ezekiel 33:4-9

but there is one who hears the sound of the trumpet yet does not heed the warning. Then the sword comes and sweeps him away. He will be responsible for his own death.

Matthew 3:7

But when he saw many Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, "You offspring of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?

Matthew 28:20

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

Mark 6:34

As Jesus came ashore he saw the large crowd and he had compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. So he taught them many things.

Luke 21:15

For I will give you the words along with the wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to withstand or contradict.

Acts 3:20

so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord, and so that he may send the Messiah appointed for you -- that is, Jesus.

Acts 5:42

And every day both in the temple courts and from house to house, they did not stop teaching and proclaiming the good news that Jesus was the Christ.

Acts 8:5

Philip went down to the main city of Samaria and began proclaiming the Christ to them.

Acts 8:35

So Philip started speaking, and beginning with this scripture proclaimed the good news about Jesus to him.

Acts 9:20

and immediately he began to proclaim Jesus in the synagogues, saying, "This man is the Son of God."

Acts 10:36

You know the message he sent to the people of Israel, proclaiming the good news of peace through Jesus Christ (he is Lord of all) --

Acts 11:20

But there were some men from Cyprus and Cyrene among them who came to Antioch and began to speak to the Greeks too, proclaiming the good news of the Lord Jesus.

Acts 13:38

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

Acts 17:3

explaining and demonstrating that the Christ had to suffer and to rise from the dead, saying, "This Jesus I am proclaiming to you is the Christ."

Acts 17:18

Also some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers were conversing with him, and some were asking, "What does this foolish babbler want to say?" Others said, "He seems to be a proclaimer of foreign gods." (They said this because he was proclaiming the good news about Jesus and the resurrection.)

Acts 20:27-28

For I did not hold back from announcing to you the whole purpose of God.

Romans 16:25

Now to him who is able to strengthen you according to my gospel and the proclamation of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery that had been kept secret for long ages,

1 Corinthians 1:23

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

1 Corinthians 1:30

He is the reason you have a relationship with Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification and redemption,

1 Corinthians 2:15

The one who is spiritual discerns all things, yet he himself is understood by no one.

1 Corinthians 4:14

I am not writing these things to shame you, but to correct you as my dear children.

1 Corinthians 12:8

For one person is given through the Spirit the message of wisdom, and another the message of knowledge according to the same Spirit,

1 Corinthians 15:12

Now if Christ is being preached as raised from the dead, how can some of you say there is no resurrection of the dead?

2 Corinthians 4:5

For we do not proclaim ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your slaves for Jesus' sake.

2 Corinthians 10:14

For we were not overextending ourselves, as though we did not reach as far as you, because we were the first to reach as far as you with the gospel about Christ.

2 Corinthians 11:2

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

Ephesians 3:8

To me -- less than the least of all the saints -- this grace was given, to proclaim to the Gentiles the unfathomable riches of Christ

Ephesians 4:11-13

It was he who gave some as apostles, some as prophets, some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers,

Philippians 1:15-18

Some, to be sure, are preaching Christ from envy and rivalry, but others from goodwill.

Colossians 2:10

and you have been filled in him, who is the head over every ruler and authority.

Colossians 3:16

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and exhorting one another with all wisdom, singing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, all with grace in your hearts to God.

1 Thessalonians 4:6

In this matter no one should violate the rights of his brother or take advantage of him, because the Lord is the avenger in all these cases, as we also told you earlier and warned you solemnly.

1 Thessalonians 5:12-14

Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who labor among you and preside over you in the Lord and admonish you,

1 Timothy 3:2

The overseer then must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, an able teacher,

1 Timothy 3:16

And we all agree, our religion contains amazing revelation: He was revealed in the flesh, vindicated by the Spirit, seen by angels, proclaimed among Gentiles, believed on in the world, taken up in glory.

2 Timothy 2:24-25

And the Lord's slave must not engage in heated disputes but be kind toward all, an apt teacher, patient,

Hebrews 10:14

For by one offering he has perfected for all time those who are made holy.

Hebrews 13:21

equip you with every good thing to do his will, working in us what is pleasing before him through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory forever. Amen.

2 Peter 3:15

And regard the patience of our Lord as salvation, just as also our dear brother Paul wrote to you, according to the wisdom given to him,

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