Parallel Verses

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,

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 hope [of experiencing what is] laid up ( reserved and waiting) for you in heaven. Of this [hope] you heard in the past in the message of the truth of the Gospel,

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,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

for the hope which is laid up for you in the heavens, of which ye have already heard by the word of the truth of the gospel,

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;

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,

Verse Picture

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 [since we] heard about your faith in Christ Jesus and the love that you have for all the saints, 5 because of the hope reserved for you in heaven, which you have heard about beforehand in the word of truth, the gospel, 6 that has come to you, just as also in all the world it is bearing fruit and increasing, just as also among you from the day you heard about and understood the grace of God in truth,


Cross References

Acts 23:6

Now [when] Paul realized that one part were Sadducees and the other Pharisees, he shouted out in the Sanhedrin, "Men [and] brothers! I am a Pharisee, a son of Pharisees! I am being judged concerning the hope and the resurrection of the dead!"

Ephesians 1:13

in whom also you, when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, in whom also when you believed you were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit,

2 Timothy 4:8

Finally, the crown of righteousness is reserved for me, that the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day, and not only to me, but also to all who have loved his appearing.

Colossians 1:23

if indeed you remain in the faith, established and steadfast and not shifted away from the hope of the gospel that you heard, which was proclaimed in all creation under heaven, of which I, Paul, became a minister.

1 Peter 1:3-4

Blessed [be] the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

Psalm 31:19

How abundant [is] your goodness that you have stored up for [those who] fear you, that you perform for those who take refuge in you before [the] children of humankind.

Matthew 6:19-20

"Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and consuming [insect] destroy and where thieves break in and steal,

Luke 12:33

Sell your possessions and give charitable gifts. Make for yourselves money bags that do not wear out, an inexhaustible treasure in heaven where thief does not approach or moth destroy.

Acts 10:36

[As for] the message that he sent to the sons of Israel, proclaiming the good news of peace through Jesus Christ--this one is Lord of all--

Acts 13:26

"Men [and] brothers, sons of the family of Abraham and those among you who fear God--to us the message of this salvation has been sent!

Acts 24:15

having a hope in God which these [men] also themselves await: [that] there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous.

Acts 26:6-7

And now I stand here on trial on the basis of hope in the promise made by God to our fathers,

Romans 10:8

But what does it say? "The word is near to you, in your mouth and in your heart" (that is, the word of faith that we proclaim),

1 Corinthians 13:13

And now these three [things] remain: faith, hope, [and] love. But the greatest of these [is] love.

1 Corinthians 15:19

If {we have put our hope} in Christ in this life only, we are of all people most pitiable.

2 Corinthians 5:19

namely, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting to us the message of reconciliation.

2 Corinthians 6:7

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

Galatians 5:5

For through the Spirit by faith we eagerly await the hope of righteousness.

Ephesians 1:18-19

(the eyes of your hearts having been enlightened), so that you may know what is the hope of his calling, what [are] the riches of the glory of his inheritance among the saints,

Colossians 1:27

to whom God wanted to make known what [is] the glorious wealth 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 richly, teaching and admonishing one another with all wisdom, with psalms, hymns, [and] spiritual songs, singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God,

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And because of this we also give thanks to God constantly, that [when you] received God's word {that you heard} from us, you accepted [it] not [as 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

Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who has loved us and given [us] eternal encouragement and good hope by grace,

1 Timothy 1:15

The saying [is] trustworthy and worthy of all acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the foremost.

Titus 1:2

in the hope of eternal life which God, who does not lie, promised before eternal ages,

Hebrews 7:19

(for the law [made] nothing perfect), but on the other hand [there is] the introduction of a better hope through which we draw near to God.

1 Peter 2:2

like newborn infants long for the unadulterated spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up to salvation,

1 Peter 3:15

but set Christ apart [as] Lord in your hearts, always ready to [make] a defense to anyone who asks you [for] an accounting concerning the hope [that is] in you.

1 John 3:3

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

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