Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

that has come to you. Just as it is bearing fruit and spreading all over the world, so it has been doing among you from the day you heard it and came to know the grace of God in truth.

New American Standard Bible

which has come to you, just as in all the world also it is constantly bearing fruit and increasing, even as it has been doing in you also since the day you heard of it and understood the grace of God in truth;

King James Version

Which is come unto you, as it is in all the world; and bringeth forth fruit, as it doth also in you, since the day ye heard of it, and knew the grace of God in truth:

Holman Bible

that has come to you. It is bearing fruit and growing all over the world, just as it has among you since the day you heard it and recognized God’s grace in the truth.

A Conservative Version

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.

American Standard Version

which is come unto you; even as it is also in all the world bearing fruit and increasing, as it doth in you also, since the day ye heard and knew the grace of God in truth;

Amplified

Which has come to you. Indeed, in the whole world [that Gospel] is bearing fruit and still is growing [by its own inherent power], even as it has done among yourselves ever since the day you first heard and came to know and understand the grace of God in truth. [You came to know the grace or undeserved favor of God in reality, deeply and clearly and thoroughly, becoming accurately and intimately acquainted with it.]

An Understandable Version

came to you. This Gospel is [now] also producing fruit all over the world [i.e., throughout the Roman Empire] and growing [in its influence], just as it is doing among you people also, since the day you [first] heard and understood God's unearned favor in [all its] truth.

Anderson New Testament

which is present among you, as it is also in all the world, and is producing fruit, even as it has been doing also among you, since the day you heard and knew the grace of God in truth,

Bible in Basic English

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;

Common New Testament

which has come to you, just as in all the world it is bearing fruit and growing, even as it has been doing among you since the day you heard it and understood the grace of God in truth;

Daniel Mace New Testament

which is not only come to you, but to all the world; where it produces its effects, and increases, as it does also among you, ever since you sincerely embrac'd the divine favour,

Darby Translation

which are come to you, as they are in all the world, and are bearing fruit and growing, even as also among you, from the day ye heard them and knew indeed the grace of God, in truth:

Godbey New Testament

having come to you, as it is indeed in the whole world bearing fruit and increasing, as also among you, from the day on which you heard and have known the grace of God in truth;

Goodspeed New Testament

came among you, to thrive and bear its fruit among you, as it does all over the world, from the time when you first heard about the mercy of God,

John Wesley New Testament

of which ye heard before in the word of truth, Which is come to you, as also it is in all the world, and bringeth forth fruit, as it hath done likewise among you, from the day ye heard it, and knew the grace of God in truth:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

which is come unto you, as it is in all the world, and brings forth fruit, as it does also in you, since the day ye heard it and knew the grace of God in truth,

Julia Smith Translation

Being present to you as also in all the world; and is bearing fruit, as also in you, from the day which ye heard and knew the grace of God in truth:

King James 2000

Which is come unto you, as it is in all the world; and brings forth fruit, as it does also in you, since the day you heard of it, and knew the grace of God in truth:

Lexham Expanded Bible

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,

Modern King James verseion

which has come to you as it has also in all the world, and it is bearing fruit, even also among you, since the day you heard and fully knew the grace of God in truth,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

which is come unto you, even as it is into all the world, and is fruitful as it is among you, from the first day in the which ye heard of it, and had experience in the grace of God in the truth,

Moffatt New Testament

which has reached you as it spreads over all the world with fruit and increase. Such has been your life from the day you learned to know what God's grace really is.

Montgomery New Testament

And just as it is spreading through the whole world, bearing fruit and increasing, so also is it among you, from the day in which you heard it, and came truly to know the grace of God,

NET Bible

that has come to you. Just as in the entire world this gospel is bearing fruit and growing, so it has also been bearing fruit and growing among you from the first day you heard it and understood the grace of God in truth.

New Heart English Bible

which has come to you; even as it is in all the world and is bearing fruit and growing, as it does in you also, since the day you heard and knew the grace of God in truth;

Noyes New Testament

which is come to you, as it is in all the world, and is bearing fruit and growing, as it doth also in you, from the day ye heard it, and knew the grace of God in truth;

Sawyer New Testament

which is present with you as also in all the world, and is fruitful and increases, as also with you, from the day that you heard and knew the grace of God in truth;

The Emphasized Bible

When it presented itself unto you; even as, in all the world also, it is bearing fruit and growing, even as also among you, from the day when ye heard, and came personally to know the favour of God in truth,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

which is come unto you, as it is also unto all the world; and beareth fruit, as also among you, from the day that ye heard and knew the grace of God in truth;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Bearing fruit and growing, as it does, through all the world, just as it did among you, from the very day that you heard of God's loving-kindness, and understood what that loving-kindness really is.

Webster

Which is come to you, as it is in all the world; and bringeth forth fruit, as it doth also in you, since the day ye heard of it, and knew the grace of God in truth:

Weymouth New Testament

For it has reached you, and remains with you, just as it has also spread through the whole world, yielding fruit there and increasing, as it has done among you from the day when first you heard it and came really to know the grace of God,

Williams New Testament

which reached you, and since it is bearing fruit and growing among you, just as it is all over the world, from the day you first heard of God's favor and in reality came to know it,

World English Bible

which has come to you; even as it is in all the world and is bearing fruit and growing, as it does in you also, since the day you heard and knew the grace of God in truth;

Worrell New Testament

which is present among you, even as it is in all the world bearing fruit and increasing, as it does in you also, since the day ye heard and knew the grace of God in truth;

Worsley New Testament

which is come unto you, even as in all the world, and is fruitful; as it hath been also among you, from the day in which ye heard and knew the grace of God in truth.

Youngs Literal Translation

which is present to you, as also in all the world, and is bearing fruit, as also in you, from the day in which ye heard, and knew the grace of God in truth;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Which is come
πάρειμι 
Pareimi 
Usage: 22

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 314
Usage: 293

as
καθώς 
Kathos 
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141
Usage: 141

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

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

the world
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

καρποφορέω 
Karpophoreo 
Usage: 4

it doth also

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

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

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

the day
ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287

ye heard
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

of it, and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἐπιγινώσκω 
Epiginosko 
Usage: 37

the grace
χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 1:6

Devotionals containing Colossians 1:6

References

Images Colossians 1:6

Prayers for Colossians 1:6

Context Readings

Thanksgiving For The Colossian Believers

5 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 6 that has come to you. Just as it is bearing fruit and spreading all over the world, so it has been doing among you from the day you heard it and came to know the grace of God in truth. 7 You learned about this gospel from Epaphras, our dear fellow servant, who is a faithful minister of the Messiah on your behalf.


Cross References

John 15:16

"You have not chosen me, but I have chosen you. I have appointed you to go and produce fruit that will last, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he will give it to you.

Psalm 98:3

He has remembered his gracious love; his faithfulness toward the house of Israel; all the ends of the earth saw our God's deliverance.

Matthew 24:14

And this gospel of the kingdom will be proclaimed throughout the world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come."

Romans 16:26

but now has been made known through the prophets to all the gentiles, in keeping with the decree of the eternal God to bring them to the obedience that springs from faith

Philippians 1:11

having been filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus the Messiah so that God will be glorified and praised.

Colossians 1:23

However, you must remain firmly established and steadfast in the faith, without being moved from the hope of the gospel that you heard, which has been proclaimed to every creature under heaven and of which I, Paul, have become a servant.

Psalm 110:3

Your soldiers are willing volunteers on your day of battle; in majestic holiness, from the womb, from the dawn, the dew of your youth belongs to you.

Matthew 28:19

Therefore, as you go, disciple people in all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit,

Mark 4:8

But others fell on good soil and produced a crop. They grew up, increased in size, and produced 30, 60, or 100 times what was sown."

Mark 4:26-29

He was also saying, "The kingdom of God is like a man who scatters seeds on the ground.

Mark 16:15

Then he told them, "As you go into the entire world, proclaim the gospel to everyone.

John 4:23

Yet the time is coming, and is now here, when true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth. Indeed, the Father is looking for people like that to worship him.

Acts 11:18

When they heard this, they calmed down, and praised God by saying, "So God has given repentance that leads to life even to gentiles."

Acts 12:24

But the word of God continued to grow and spread.

Acts 16:14

A woman named Lydia, from the city of Thyatira, a dealer in purple goods, was listening to us. She was a worshiper of God, and the Lord opened her heart to listen carefully to what was being said by Paul.

Acts 26:18

You will help them understand and turn them from darkness to light and from Satan's control to God, so that their sins will be forgiven and they will receive a share among those who are sanctified by faith in me.'

Romans 1:13

I do not want you to be unaware, brothers, that I often planned to come to you (but have been prevented from doing so until now), so that I might reap a harvest among you, just as I have among the rest of the gentiles.

Romans 10:17-18

Consequently, faith results from listening, and listening results through the word of the Messiah.

Romans 15:19

by the power of signs and wonders, and by the power of God's Spirit, I have fully proclaimed the gospel of the Messiah from Jerusalem as far as Illyricum.

Romans 15:28

So when I have completed this task and have put my seal on this contribution of theirs, I will visit you on my way to Spain.

1 Corinthians 15:10-11

But by God's grace I am what I am, and his grace shown to me was not wasted. Instead, I worked harder than all the others not I, of course, but God's grace that was with me.

2 Corinthians 6:1

Since, then, we are working with God, we plead with you not to accept God's grace in vain.

2 Corinthians 10:14

For it is not as though we were overstepping our limits when we came to you. We were the first to reach you with the gospel of the Messiah.

Ephesians 3:2

Surely you have heard about the responsibility of administering God's grace that was given to me on your behalf,

Ephesians 4:21

Surely you have listened to him and have been taught by him, since truth is in Jesus.

Ephesians 4:23

to be renewed in your mental attitude,

Ephesians 5:9

for the fruit that the light produces consists of every form of goodness, righteousness, and truth.

Philippians 4:17

It is not that I am looking for a gift. No, I want to see that you receive the fruit that increases to your benefit.

Colossians 1:10

so that you might live in a manner worthy of the Lord and be fully pleasing to him as you bear fruit while doing all kinds of good things and growing in the full knowledge of God.

1 Thessalonians 1:5

for the gospel we brought did not come to you in words only, but also with power, with the Holy Spirit, and with deep conviction. Indeed, you know what kind of people we proved to be while we were with you, acting on your behalf.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

Here is another reason why we constantly give thanks to God: When you received God's word, which you heard from us, you did not accept it as the word of humans but for what it really is the word of God, which is at work in you who believe.

2 Thessalonians 2:13

At all times we are obligated to thank God for you, brothers who are loved by the Lord, because God chose you to be the first fruits for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and through faith in the truth.

Titus 2:11-12

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all people.

1 Peter 1:2-3

To: The exiles of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, the people chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father through the sanctifying action of the Spirit to be obedient to Jesus, the Messiah, and to be sprinkled with his blood. May grace and peace be yours in abundance!

1 Peter 5:12

Through Silvanus, whom I regard as a faithful brother, I have written this short letter to encourage you and to testify that this is to be the true grace of God in which you are to stand firm!

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