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.

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 whom we preach, warning every man and teaching in all wisdom that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus, 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 towards me was not in vain, for I laboured more abundantly than they all, yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.

Ephesians 1:19

and what is the exceeding greatness of his power in us who believe, by the operation of the power of his strength,

Colossians 2:1

For I would that ye knew what great conflict I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for as many as have not seen my face in the flesh,

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of you, a slave of Christ, salutes you, always labouring fervently for you in prayers, that ye may stand firm, perfect and fulfilled in all the will of God.

Luke 13:24

Strive to enter in at the narrow gate; for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in and shall not be able.

Romans 15:20

And in this manner I preached this gospel, not where Christ had been named previously, not to build upon a foundation belonging to another,

Romans 15:30

But I beseech you, brethren, by our Lord Jesus Christ, and by the charity of the Spirit, that ye help me with prayers to God for me,

1 Corinthians 9:25-27

And every man that strives for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown, but we, an incorruptible one.

1 Corinthians 12:6

And there is dispersal of operations, but it is the same God who works all in each one.

1 Corinthians 12:11

one and the same Spirit operates all these things, dispersing to each one his own gift as he wills.

2 Corinthians 5:9

Therefore we also procure, whether present or absent, that we may please him.

2 Corinthians 6:5

in stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labours, in watchings, in fastings,

2 Corinthians 11:23

Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am more, in labours more abundant, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequent, in deaths often.

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee; for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly, therefore, I will rather glory in my weaknesses that the power of Christ may dwell in me.

2 Corinthians 13:3

Since ye seek a proof of Christ speaking in me, who unto you is not weak, but is mighty in you.

Ephesians 3:7

of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given unto me by the operation of his power.

Ephesians 3:20

Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us,

Philippians 1:27

Only let your conversation be as is worthy of the gospel of Christ, that whether I come and see you or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, unanimous, working together for the faith of the gospel,

Philippians 1:30

having the same conflict which ye saw in me and now hear to be in me.

Philippians 2:13

For it is God who works in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.

Philippians 2:16

holding fast the word of life, that I may glory in the day of Christ that I have not run in vain, neither laboured in vain.

1 Thessalonians 2:9

For ye remember, brethren, our labour and travail, for labouring night and day, not to be a burden unto any of you, we preached among you the gospel of God.

2 Thessalonians 3:8

neither did we eat any man's bread for nought, but working with labour and travail night and day, that we might not be a burden to any of you,

2 Timothy 2:10

Therefore, I endure all things for the sake of the elect, that they may also obtain the saving health which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

Hebrews 12:4

Ye have not yet resisted unto blood, fighting against sin.

Hebrews 13:21

make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is wellpleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory for the ages of the ages. Amen.

Revelation 2:3

and hast suffered, and doth suffer and for my name's sake hast laboured and hast not fainted.

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