Parallel Verses

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,

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

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

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,

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 After hearing of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the love which you have for all the saints, 5 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, 6 Which has come to you; and which in all the world is giving fruit and increase, as it has done in you from the day when it came to your ears and you had true knowledge of the grace of God;


Cross References

Acts 23:6

But when Paul saw that half of them were Sadducees and the rest Pharisees, he said in the Sanhedrin, Brothers, I am a Pharisee, and the son of Pharisees: I am here to be judged on the question of the hope of the coming back from the dead.

Ephesians 1:13

In whom you, having been given the true word, the good news of your salvation, and through your faith in him, were given the sign of the Holy Spirit of hope,

2 Timothy 4:8

From now on, the crown of righteousness is made ready for me, which the Lord, the upright judge, Will give to me at that day: and not only to me, but to all those who have had love for his revelation.

Colossians 1:23

If you keep yourselves safely based in the faith, not moved from the hope of the good news which came to you, and which was given to every living being under heaven; of which I, Paul, was made a servant.

1 Peter 1:3-4

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who through his great mercy has given us a new birth and a living hope by the coming again of Jesus Christ from the dead,

Psalm 31:19

O how great is your grace, which you have put in store for your worshippers, and which you have made clear to those who had faith in you, before the sons of men!

Matthew 6:19-20

Make no store of wealth for yourselves on earth, where it may be turned to dust by worms and weather, and where thieves may come in by force and take it away.

Luke 12:33

Give what property you have in exchange for money, and give the money to the poor; make for yourselves money-bags which will not get old, wealth stored up in heaven which will be yours for ever, where thieves will not come nor worms put it to destruction.

Acts 10:36

The word which he sent to the children of Israel, giving the good news of peace through Jesus Christ (who is Lord of all)--

Acts 13:26

My brothers, children of the family of Abraham, and those among you who have the fear of God, to us the word of this salvation is sent.

Acts 24:15

Hoping in God for that which they themselves are looking for, that there will be a coming back from the dead for upright men and wrongdoers.

Acts 26:6-7

And now I am here to be judged because of the hope given by God's word to our fathers;

Romans 10:8

But what does it say? The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart: that is, the word of faith of which we are the preachers:

1 Corinthians 13:13

But now we still have faith, hope, love, these three; and the greatest of these is love.

1 Corinthians 15:19

If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most unhappy.

2 Corinthians 5:19

That is, that God was in Christ making peace between the world and himself, not putting their sins to their account, and having given to us the preaching of this news of peace.

2 Corinthians 6:7

In the true word, in the power of God; with the arms of righteousness on the right hand and on the left,

Galatians 5:5

For we through the Spirit by faith are waiting for the hope of righteousness.

Ephesians 1:18-19

And that having the eyes of your heart full of light, you may have knowledge of what is the hope of his purpose, what is the wealth of the glory of his heritage in the saints,

Colossians 1:27

To whom God was pleased to give knowledge of the wealth of the glory of this secret among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:

Colossians 3:16

Let the word of Christ be in you in all wealth of wisdom; teaching and helping one another with songs of praise and holy words, making melody to God with grace in your hearts.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And for this cause we still give praise to God, that, when the word came to your ears through us, you took it, not as the word of man, but, as it truly is, the word of God, which has living power in you who have faith.

2 Thessalonians 2:16

Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our Father who had love for us and has given us eternal comfort and good hope through grace,

1 Timothy 1:15

It is a true saying, in which all may put their faith, that Christ Jesus came into the world to give salvation to sinners, of whom I am the chief:

Titus 1:2

In the hope of eternal life, which was made certain before eternal time, by the word of God who is ever true;

Hebrews 7:19

(Because the law made nothing complete), and in its place there is a better hope, through which we come near to God.

1 Peter 2:2

Be full of desire for the true milk of the word, as babies at their mothers' breasts, so that you may go on to salvation;

1 Peter 3:15

But give honour to Christ in your hearts as your Lord; and be ready at any time when you are questioned about the hope which is in you, to give an answer in the fear of the Lord and without pride;

1 John 3:3

And everyone who has this hope in him makes himself holy, even as he is holy.

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