Parallel Verses

Webster

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

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 [often to the point of exhaustion], striving with His power and energy, which so greatly 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.

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.

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 every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus. 29 For which I also labor, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 15:10

But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed upon me, was not in vain; but I labored 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 toward us who believe, according to the working of his mighty power,

Colossians 2:1

For I would that ye knew what great conflict I have for you, and for them 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 servant of Christ, saluteth you, always laboring fervently for you in prayers, that ye may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.

Luke 13:24

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

Romans 15:20

And so have I strived to preach the gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build upon another man's foundation:

Romans 15:30

Now I beseech you, brethren, for the Lord Jesus Christ's sake, and for the love of the Spirit, that ye strive together with me in your prayers to God for me;

1 Corinthians 9:25-27

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

1 Corinthians 12:6

And there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God who worketh all in all.

1 Corinthians 12:11

But all these worketh that one and the same Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will.

2 Corinthians 5:9

Wherefore we labor, that, whether present or absent, we may be accepted by him.

2 Corinthians 6:5

In stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labors, in watchings, in fastings;

2 Corinthians 11:23

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

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

And he said to me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

2 Corinthians 13:3

Since ye seek a proof of Christ speaking in me, who toward 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 to me by the effectual working of his power.

Ephesians 3:20

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

Philippians 1:27

Only let your manner of life be as it becometh 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, with one mind striving 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 worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.

Philippians 2:16

Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither labored in vain.

1 Thessalonians 2:9

For ye remember, brethren, our labor and toil: for laboring night and day, because we would not be chargeable to any of you, we preached to you the gospel of God.

2 Thessalonians 3:8

Neither did we eat any man's bread for naught; but wrought with labor and toil night and day, that we might not be chargeable 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 salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

Hebrews 12:4

Ye have not yet resisted to blood, striving against sin.

Hebrews 13:21

Make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is well-pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

Revelation 2:3

And hast borne, and hast patience, and for my name's sake hast labored, and hast not fainted.

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