Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

because of the hope being reserved for you in the heavens, which ye heard before in the word of the truth of the good-news

New American Standard Bible

because of the hope laid up for you in heaven, of which you previously heard in the word of truth, the gospel

King James Version

For the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, whereof ye heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel;

Holman Bible

because of the hope reserved for you in heaven. You have already heard about this hope in the message of truth, the gospel

International Standard Version

based on the hope laid up for you in heaven. Some time ago you heard about this hope through the word of truth, the gospel

American Standard Version

because of the hope which is laid up for you in the heavens, whereof ye heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel,

Amplified

because of the [confident] hope [of experiencing that] which is reserved and waiting for you in heaven. You previously heard of this hope in the message of truth, the gospel [regarding salvation]

An Understandable Version

[You have these qualities] because of the hope stored up for you in heaven, which [hope] you previously heard about through the message of truth when the Gospel

Anderson New Testament

in consequence of the hope which is laid up for you in the heavens, of which you heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel,

Bible in Basic English

Through the hope which is in store for you in heaven; knowledge of which was given to you before in the true word of the good news,

Common New Testament

because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Of this you have heard before in the word of the truth, the gospel

Daniel Mace New Testament

for the sake of that happiness, which you hope for, and is reserv'd for you in heaven, of which you have already been inform'd by the preaching of the truth, that is, the gospel:

Darby Translation

on account of the hope which is laid up for you in the heavens; of which ye heard before in the word of the truth of the glad tidings,

Godbey New Testament

on account of the hope which awaits you in the heavens, which you heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel,

Goodspeed New Testament

and for the hope of what is stored up for you in heaven. You first heard of it long ago when the true message of the gospel

John Wesley New Testament

your love to all the saints) For the hope which is laid up for you in heaven,

Julia Smith Translation

By the hope laid up for you in the heavens, which ye heard before in the word of the truth of the good news;

King James 2000

For the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, of which you heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel;

Lexham Expanded Bible

because of the hope reserved for you in heaven, which you have heard about beforehand in the word of truth, the gospel,

Modern King James verseion

for the hope which is laid up for you in Heaven, of which you heard before in the Word of the truth of the gospel,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for the hope's sake which is laid up in store for you in heaven, of which hope ye have heard before by the true word of the gospel,

Moffatt New Testament

due to the hope which is laid up for you in heaven. You heard of this hope originally in the message of the Truth, in that gospel

Montgomery New Testament

because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Long ago you heard of this hope in the message which came to you of the truth of the gospel.

NET Bible

Your faith and love have arisen from the hope laid up for you in heaven, which you have heard about in the message of truth, the gospel

New Heart English Bible

because of the hope which is laid up for you in the heavens, of which you heard before in the word of the truth of the Good News,

Noyes New Testament

on account of the hope which is laid up for you in the heavens, of which ye heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel,

Sawyer New Testament

on account of the hope laid up for you in heaven, of which you heard before in the true word of the gospel

The Emphasized Bible

Because of the hope that is lying by for you in the heavens, of which ye heard before, in the word of the truth of the glad-message,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

because of the hope laid up for you in the heavens, which ye have heard before in the word of truth, the gospel,

Twentieth Century New Testament

On account of the hope which awaits its fulfillment in Heaven. Of this hope you heard long ago in the true Message of the Good News which reached you--

Webster

For the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, of which ye have heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel;

Weymouth New Testament

on account of the hope treasured up for you in Heaven. Of this hope you have already heard in the Message of the truth of the Good News.

Williams New Testament

because of your hope of what is laid up for you in heaven. Long ago you heard of this hope through the message of the good news

World English Bible

because of the hope which is laid up for you in the heavens, of which you heard before in the word of the truth of the Good News,

Worrell New Testament

because of the hope laid up for you in Heaven, of which ye heard before in the word of the truth of the Gospel,

Worsley New Testament

for the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, of which ye have heard before in the word of truth, that is the gospel;

Youngs Literal Translation

because of the hope that is laid up for you in the heavens, which ye heard of before in the word of the truth of the good news,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

the hope
ἐλπίς 
Elpis 
Usage: 54

which is laid up
ἀπόκειμαι 
Apokeimai 
lay up, appoint
Usage: 3

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

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

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

προακούω 
Proakouo 
Usage: 1

the word
λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

of the truth
ἀλήθεια 
Aletheia 
Usage: 87

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 1:5

Images Colossians 1:5

Prayers for Colossians 1:5

Context Readings

Thanksgiving For The Colossian Believers

4 having heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and the love toward all the sanctified, 5 because of the hope being reserved for you in the heavens, which ye heard before in the word of the truth of the good-news 6 being present for you, just as also in all the world. And it is bearing fruit and increasing, just as also among you from the day that ye heard and recognized the grace of God in truth.


Cross References

Acts 23:6

But when Paul ascertained that the one part were Sadducees and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men, brothers, I am a Pharisee, son of a Pharisee. About the hope and resurrection of the dead I am judged.

Ephesians 1:13

In whom ye also, having heard the word of the truth, the good-news of your salvation, in whom also having believed, ye were sealed with the Holy Spirit of the promise,

2 Timothy 4:8

Henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will award to me in that day, and not to me only, but also to all those who have loved his appearing.

Colossians 1:23

If ye truly continue in the faith, founded, and steadfast, and not moved away from the hope of the good-news that ye heard, which was proclaimed in all creation under heaven, of which I Paul became a helper.

1 Peter 1:3-4

Blessed is the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who begot us again according to his abundant mercy for a living hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

Psalm 31:19

O how great is thy goodness, which thou have laid up for those who fear thee, which thou have wrought for those who take refuge in thee before the sons of men!

Matthew 6:19-20

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where moth and rust deteriorates, and where thieves break through and steal,

Luke 12:33

Sell things possessed by you, and give charity. Make for yourselves purses not becoming old, a treasure unfailing in the heavens, where no thief approaches, nor moth corrupts.

Acts 10:36

The word that he sent forth to the sons of Israel, preaching good-news, peace by Jesus Christ (this man is Lord of all),

Acts 13:26

Men, brothers, sons of the race of Abraham, and those among you who fear God, to you the word of this salvation was sent.

Acts 24:15

having hope toward God, which they themselves also await, to come to be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.

Acts 26:6-7

And now for the hope of the promise made by God to the fathers, I stand being judged,

Romans 10:8

But what does it say? The word is near thee, in thy mouth and in thy heart, that is, the word of faith that we preach:

1 Corinthians 13:13

And now remain faith, hope, love, these three, but the greater of these is love.

1 Corinthians 15:19

If we are men who have hoped in Christ in this life only, we are of all men more miserable.

2 Corinthians 5:19

How that God was in Christ reconciling the world to himself, not imputing to them their trespasses, and having committed to us the word of reconciliation.

2 Corinthians 6:7

in word of truth, in power of God, through the weapons of righteousness of the right hand and of the left,

Galatians 5:5

For we, in a Spirit of faith, wait for a hope of righteousness.

Ephesians 1:18-19

having the eyes of your heart enlightened. For you to know what is the hope of his calling, and what is the wealth of the glory of his inheritance in the sanctified.

Colossians 1:27

To whom God wanted to make known what is the wealth of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.

Colossians 3:16

Let the word of Christ dwell in you abundantly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing by grace in your hearts to God.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And because of this we thank God without ceasing, because, having received the word of God heard from us, ye received not the word of men, but as it truly is, the word of God, which also is at work in you who believe.

2 Thessalonians 2:16

And may our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and our God and Father who loved us and gave eternal encouragement and good hope through grace,

1 Timothy 1:15

Faithful is the saying and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinful men, of whom I am foremost.

Titus 1:2

in hope of eternal life, which the non-lying God promised before times eternal,

Hebrews 7:19

(for the law made nothing fully perfect), and an introduction of a better hope, through which we approach God.

1 Peter 2:2

as newborn babes, long for the genuine intellectual milk, so that ye may grow by it,

1 Peter 3:15

but sanctify the Lord God in your hearts. And always be ready for a defense to every man who asks you a word about the hope in you, with mildness and fear.

1 John 3:3

And every man who has this hope in him purifies himself, just as that man is pure.

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