Parallel Verses

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,

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.

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:

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 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, 28 whom we proclaim, warning every man, and teaching every man, in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus, 29 for which also I labour, striving according to his working that is working in me in power.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 2:6

And wisdom we speak among the perfect, and wisdom not of this age, nor of the rulers of this age -- of those becoming useless,

Colossians 1:22

in the body of his flesh through the death, to present you holy, and unblemished, and unblameable before himself,

Matthew 5:48

ye shall therefore be perfect, as your Father who is in the heavens is perfect.

Acts 20:31

'Therefore, watch, remembering that three years, night and day, I did not cease with tears warning each one;

Ephesians 5:27

that he might present it to himself the assembly in glory, not having spot or wrinkle, or any of such things, but that it may be holy and unblemished;

Deuteronomy 4:5

See, I have taught you statutes and judgments, as Jehovah my God hath commanded me -- to do so, in the midst of the land whither ye are going in to possess it;

Proverbs 8:5

Understand, ye simple ones, prudence, And ye fools, understand the heart,

Ecclesiastes 12:9

And further, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge, and gave ear, and sought out -- he made right many similes.

Jeremiah 3:15

And I have given to you shepherds According to Mine own heart, And they have fed you with knowledge and understanding.

Jeremiah 6:10

To whom do I speak, and testify, and they hear? Lo, their ear is uncircumcised, And they are not able to attend. Lo, a word of Jehovah hath been to them for a reproach, They delight not in it.

Ezekiel 3:17-21

that there is a word of Jehovah unto me, saying, 'Son of man, a watchman I have given thee to the house of Israel, and thou hast heard from My mouth a word, and hast warned them from Me.

Ezekiel 7:10

Lo, the day, lo, it hath come, Gone forth hath the morning, Blossomed hath the rod, flourished the pride.

Ezekiel 33:4-9

And the hearer hath heard the voice of the trumpet, and he hath not taken warning, And come in doth the sword, and taketh him away, His blood is on his head.

Matthew 3:7

And having seen many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming about his baptism, he said to them, 'Brood of vipers! who did shew you to flee from the coming wrath?

Matthew 28:20

teaching them to observe all, whatever I did command you,) and lo, I am with you all the days -- till the full end of the age.'

Mark 6:34

and having come forth, Jesus saw a great multitude, and was moved with compassion on them, that they were as sheep not having a shepherd, and he began to teach many things.

Luke 21:15

for I will give to you a mouth and wisdom that all your opposers shall not be able to refute or resist.

Acts 3:20

and He may send Jesus Christ who before hath been preached to you,

Acts 5:42

every day also in the temple, and in every house, they were not ceasing teaching and proclaiming good news -- Jesus the Christ.

Acts 8:5

And Philip having gone down to a city of Samaria, was preaching to them the Christ,

Acts 8:35

and Philip having opened his mouth, and having begun from this Writing, proclaimed good news to him -- Jesus.

Acts 9:20

and immediately in the synagogues he was preaching the Christ, that he is the Son of God.

Acts 10:36

the word that he sent to the sons of Israel, proclaiming good news -- peace through Jesus Christ (this one is Lord of all,)

Acts 11:20

and there were certain of them men of Cyprus and Cyrene, who having entered into Antioch, were speaking unto the Hellenists, proclaiming good news -- the Lord Jesus,

Acts 13:38

'Let it therefore be known to you, men, brethren, that through this one to you is the forgiveness of sins declared,

Acts 17:3

opening and alleging, 'That the Christ it behoved to suffer, and to rise again out of the dead, and that this is the Christ -- Jesus whom I proclaim to you.'

Acts 17:18

And certain of the Epicurean and of the Stoic philosophers, were meeting together to see him, and some were saying, 'What would this seed picker wish to say?' and others, 'Of strange demons he doth seem to be an announcer;' because Jesus and the rising again he did proclaim to them as good news,

Acts 20:27-28

for I did not keep back from declaring to you all the counsel of God.

Romans 16:25

And to Him who is able to establish you, according to my good news, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the secret, in the times of the ages having been kept silent,

1 Corinthians 1:23

also we -- we preach Christ crucified, to Jews, indeed, a stumbling-block, and to Greeks foolishness,

1 Corinthians 1:30

and of Him ye -- ye are in Christ Jesus, who became to us from God wisdom, righteousness also, and sanctification, and redemption,

1 Corinthians 2:15

and he who is spiritual, doth discern indeed all things, and he himself is by no one discerned;

1 Corinthians 4:14

Not as putting you to shame do I write these things, but as my beloved children I do admonish,

1 Corinthians 12:8

for to one through the Spirit hath been given a word of wisdom, and to another a word of knowledge, according to the same Spirit;

1 Corinthians 15:12

And if Christ is preached, that out of the dead he hath risen, how say certain among you, that there is no rising again of dead persons?

2 Corinthians 4:5

for not ourselves do we preach, but Christ Jesus -- Lord, and ourselves your servants because of Jesus;

2 Corinthians 10:14

for not as not reaching to you do we stretch ourselves overmuch, for even unto you did we come in the good news of the Christ,

2 Corinthians 11:2

for I am zealous for you with zeal of God, for I did betroth you to one husband, a pure virgin, to present to Christ,

Ephesians 3:8

to me -- the less than the least of all the saints -- was given this grace, among the nations to proclaim good news -- the untraceable riches of the Christ,

Ephesians 4:11-13

and He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as proclaimers of good news, and some as shepherds and teachers,

Philippians 1:15-18

Certain, indeed, even through envy and contention, and certain also through good-will, do preach the Christ;

Colossians 2:10

and ye are in him made full, who is the head of all principality and authority,

Colossians 3:16

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing each other, in psalms, and hymns, and spiritual songs, in grace singing in your hearts to the Lord;

1 Thessalonians 4:6

that no one go beyond and defraud in the matter his brother, because an avenger is the Lord of all these, as also we spake before to you and testified,

1 Thessalonians 5:12-14

And we ask you, brethren, to know those labouring among you, and leading you in the Lord, and admonishing you,

1 Timothy 3:2

it behoveth, therefore, the overseer to be blameless, of one wife a husband, vigilant, sober, decent, a friend of strangers, apt to teach,

1 Timothy 3:16

and, confessedly, great is the secret of piety -- God was manifested in flesh, declared righteous in spirit, seen by messengers, preached among nations, believed on in the world, taken up in glory!

2 Timothy 2:24-25

and a servant of the Lord it behoveth not to strive, but to be gentle unto all, apt to teach, patient under evil,

Hebrews 10:14

for by one offering he hath perfected to the end those sanctified;

Hebrews 13:21

make you perfect in every good work to do His will, doing in you that which is well-pleasing before Him, through Jesus Christ, to whom is the glory -- to the ages of the ages! Amen.

2 Peter 3:15

and the long-suffering of our Lord count ye salvation, according as also our beloved brother Paul -- according to the wisdom given to him -- did write to you,

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