Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For this purpose also I labor, striving according to His power, which mightily works within me.

King James Version

Whereunto I also labour, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily.

Holman Bible

I labor for this, striving with His strength that works powerfully in me.

International Standard Version

I work hard and struggle to do this, using the energy that he powerfully provides in me.

A Conservative Version

For which also I labor, striving according to his working, which works in me with power.

American Standard Version

whereunto I labor also, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily.

Amplified

For this I labor [ unto weariness], striving with all the superhuman energy which He so mightily enkindles and works within me.

An Understandable Version

This is the reason that I work hard and struggle also, using God's mighty power which is at work in me.

Anderson New Testament

to which end I also labor, striving according to his energy, which works in me mightily.

Bible in Basic English

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

Common New Testament

For this end I labor, striving with all his energy, which so mightily works within me.

Daniel Mace New Testament

this is what I earnestly strive to effect, by virtue of that power, which effectually operates in me.

Darby Translation

Whereunto also I toil, combating according to his working, which works in me in power.

Godbey New Testament

unto which I also labor, agonizing according to his energy, working in me with power.

Goodspeed New Testament

That is what I am working for, fighting with all the energy with which he so mightily endows me.

John Wesley New Testament

For which also I labour, striving according to his mighty working, who worketh in me mightily.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

in which I continue to labour, contending according to his operation, which he works in me mightily.

Julia Smith Translation

For which also I am wearied, struggling according to his operation, working in me in power.

King James 2000

For which I also labor, striving according to his working, who works in me mightily.

Lexham Expanded Bible

for which [purpose] also I labor, striving according to his working which is at work powerfully in me.

Modern King James verseion

For which I also labor, striving according to the working of Him who works in me in power.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherein I also labour and strive, even as far forth as his working worketh in me mightily.

Moffatt New Testament

I labour for that end, striving for it with the divine energy which is a power within me.

Montgomery New Testament

For that end I am ever toiling, wrestling with all that energy of his which is mightily at work within me.

NET Bible

Toward this goal I also labor, struggling according to his power that powerfully works in me.

New Heart English Bible

for which I also labor, striving according to his working, which works in me mightily.

Noyes New Testament

to which end I also am laboring, striving earnestly through his working, which worketh within me mightily.

Sawyer New Testament

for which I also labor, striving with his power which operates in me with power.

The Emphasized Bible

Unto which I am even toiling, contending according to his energy which is energising itself in me with power.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

for which also I am labouring, conflicting in the energy of his might, which worketh in me powerfully.

Twentieth Century New Testament

It is for that I toil, struggling with all the energy which he inspires and which works powerfully within me.

Webster

For which I also labor, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily.

Weymouth New Testament

To this end, like an earnest wrestler, I exert all my strength in reliance upon the power of Him who is mightily at work within me.

Williams New Testament

For this I am toiling and struggling by His active energy which is mightily working in me.

World English Bible

for which I also labor, striving according to his working, which works in me mightily.

Worrell New Testament

to which end I am toiling also, striving according to His working, which is working in me with power.

Worsley New Testament

in order to which I also labour, striving earnestly according to his energy which operates in me with power.

Youngs Literal Translation

for which also I labour, striving according to his working that is working in me in power.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

I
κοπιάω 
Kopiao 
Usage: 17


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

κοπιάω 
Kopiao 
Usage: 17

G75
ἀγωνίζομαι 
Agonizomai 
Usage: 5

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

his

Usage: 0

ἐνέργεια 
Energeia 
Usage: 8

ἐνεργέω 
Energeo 
Usage: 21

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

me
ἐμοί 
Emoi 
me, I, mine, my, 9
Usage: 58

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 1:29

Devotionals containing Colossians 1:29

References

Images Colossians 1:29

Prayers for Colossians 1:29

Context Readings

Paul's Suffering And Stewardship

28 We proclaim Him, admonishing every man and teaching every man with all wisdom, so that we may present every man complete in Christ. 29 For this purpose also I labor, striving according to His power, which mightily works within me.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 15:10

But by the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me did not prove vain; but I labored even more than all of them, yet not I, but the grace of God with me.

Ephesians 1:19

and what is the surpassing greatness of His power toward us who believe. These are in accordance with the working of the strength of His might

Colossians 2:1

For I want you to know how great a struggle I have on your behalf and for those who are at Laodicea, and for all those who have not personally seen my face,

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of your number, a bondslave of Jesus Christ, sends you his greetings, always laboring earnestly for you in his prayers, that you may stand perfect and fully assured in all the will of God.

Luke 13:24

"Strive to enter through the narrow door; for many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able.

Romans 15:20

And thus I aspired to preach the gospel, not where Christ was already named, so that I would not build on another man's foundation;

Romans 15:30

Now I urge you, brethren, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the Spirit, to strive together with me in your prayers to God for me,

1 Corinthians 9:25-27

Everyone who competes in the games exercises self-control in all things They then do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable.

1 Corinthians 12:6

There are varieties of effects, but the same God who works all things in all persons.

1 Corinthians 12:11

But one and the same Spirit works all these things, distributing to each one individually just as He wills.

2 Corinthians 5:9

Therefore we also have as our ambition, whether at home or absent, to be pleasing to Him.

2 Corinthians 6:5

in beatings, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labors, in sleeplessness, in hunger,

2 Corinthians 11:23

Are they servants of Christ?--I speak as if insane--I more so; in far more labors, in far more imprisonments, beaten times without number, often in danger of death.

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

And He has said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness " Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.

2 Corinthians 13:3

since you are seeking for proof of the Christ who speaks in me, and who is not weak toward you, but mighty in you.

Ephesians 3:7

of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of God's grace which was given to me according to the working of His power.

Ephesians 3:20

Now to Him who is able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us,

Philippians 1:27

Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;

Philippians 1:30

experiencing the same conflict which you saw in me, and now hear to be in me.

Philippians 2:13

for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure.

Philippians 2:16

holding fast the word of life, so that in the day of Christ I will have reason to glory because I did not run in vain nor toil in vain.

1 Thessalonians 2:9

For you recall, brethren, our labor and hardship, how working night and day so as not to be a burden to any of you, we proclaimed to you the gospel of God.

2 Thessalonians 3:8

nor did we eat anyone's bread without paying for it, but with labor and hardship we kept working night and day so that we would not be a burden to any of you;

2 Timothy 2:10

For this reason I endure all things for the sake of those who are chosen, so that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus and with it eternal glory.

Hebrews 12:4

You have not yet resisted to the point of shedding blood in your striving against sin;

Hebrews 13:21

equip you in every good thing to do His will, working in us that which is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen.

Revelation 2:3

and you have perseverance and have endured for My name's sake, and have not grown weary.

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