Parallel Verses

Worsley New Testament

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

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.

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 every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus: 29 in order to which I also labour, striving earnestly according to his energy which operates in me with power.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 15:10

But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his favor to me was not in vain; but I laboured more abundantly than they all; yet not I, but the grace of God that was with me.

Ephesians 1:19

and what the exceeding greatness of his power towards us who believe, according to the energy of his mighty strength;

Colossians 2:1

For I would have you know what a great conflict I have for you, and for those in Laodicea, and as many as have not seen me in person:

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, saluteth you; who always strives earnestly for you in his prayers, that ye may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God:

Luke 13:24

But He said unto them, Strive to enter in at the strait gate; for I tell you, many will desire to enter in, and shall not be able.

Romans 15:20

being studious however so to preach the gospel, not where Christ had been named, least I should build upon another man's foundation;

Romans 15:30

Now I beseech you, brethren, by our Lord Jesus Christ, and by the love of the Spirit, that ye earnestly strive together with me in prayers to God for me;

1 Corinthians 9:25-27

And every one that enters the lists is temperate in all things: they indeed do it that they may receive a corruptible crown, but we an incorruptible one.

1 Corinthians 12:6

but it is the same God who worketh them all in every one.

1 Corinthians 12:11

but all these worketh that one and the same Spirit distributing to every one in particular as He sees fit.

2 Corinthians 5:9

Wherefore we are also ambitious, whether dwelling in the body, or out of it, to be well-pleasing to Him.

2 Corinthians 6:5

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

2 Corinthians 11:23

so am I: are they ministers of Christ? (if I may speak as a fool) I am more: in labors more abundant, in stripes far exceeding, in prisons more frequently, and often even in deaths.

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

And He said unto me, "My grace is sufficient for thee: for my power is manifested in thy weakness." With the greatest pleasure therefore will I 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 is not weak toward you, but is powerful among you.

Ephesians 3:7

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

Ephesians 3:20

Now to Him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we can ask or think, according to the power operating in us,

Philippians 1:27

Only behave worthy of the gospel of Christ, that whether I come and see you, or be absent, I may hear of you, that ye stand firm in one Spirit, striving together as with one soul for the saith of the gospel;

Philippians 1:30

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

Philippians 2:13

for it is God that worketh in you both to will, and to work, out of his own good-pleasure.

Philippians 2:16

exhibiting the word of life; to my rejoicing in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, nor laboured in vain.

1 Thessalonians 2:9

For ye remember, brethren, our labor and toil; for working night and day, that we might not be burthensome to any of you, we preached among you the gospel of God.

2 Thessalonians 3:8

neither did we eat any one's bread for nothing; but with labor and toil, working night and day, that we might not be burthensome to any of you.

2 Timothy 2:10

Therefore I submit to every thing for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation which is by Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.

Hebrews 12:4

for ye have not resisted unto blood in 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 for my name's sake thou hast laboured, and hast not fainted.

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