Parallel Verses

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For this cause we also from the day we heard it have not ceased praying for you, and beseeching God that ye may be filled with the knowledge of his will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;

New American Standard Bible

For this reason also, since the day we heard of it, we have not ceased to pray for you and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,

King James Version

For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;

Holman Bible

For this reason also, since the day we heard this, we haven't stopped praying for you. We are asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding,

International Standard Version

For this reason, since the day we heard about this, we have not stopped praying for you and asking that you may be filled with the full knowledge of God's will with respect to all spiritual wisdom and understanding,

A Conservative Version

Because of this we also, from the day that we heard, cease not praying for you and making request that ye may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding.

American Standard Version

For this cause we also, since the day we heard it , do not cease to pray and make request for you, that ye may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,

Amplified

For this reason we also, from the day we heard of it, have not ceased to pray and make [ special] request for you, [asking] that you may be filled with the full (deep and clear) knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom [ in comprehensive insight into the ways and purposes of God] and in understanding and discernment of spiritual things -- "

An Understandable Version

So, this is why, since the day we heard about these things, we do not stop praying for you and requesting that you people be filled [by God] with the knowledge of what He wants [for your lives], and with spiritual wisdom and understanding.

Anderson New Testament

For this reason, we also, from the day in which we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to request that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding,

Bible in Basic English

For this reason, we, from the day when we had word of it, keep on in prayer for you, that you may be full of the knowledge of his purpose, with all wisdom and experience of the Spirit,

Common New Testament

For this reason also, since the day we heard it, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,

Daniel Mace New Testament

For this cause, ever since we heard of it, we incessantly pray for you, requesting that you may be endued with respect to the knowledge of his will, with all wisdom and spiritual discernment:

Darby Translation

For this reason we also, from the day we heard of your faith and love, do not cease praying and asking for you, to the end that ye may be filled with the full knowledge of his will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding,

Godbey New Testament

Therefore we, from the day on which we heard, do not cease praying for you, and asking that you may be filled with the perfect knowledge of his will in all wisdom, and spiritual understanding,

Goodspeed New Testament

That is why, from the day I first heard of it, I have never given up praying for you and asking God to fill you, through full spiritual wisdom and insight, with a clear knowledge of what his will is,

John Wesley New Testament

For this cause from the day we heard it, we do not cease to pray also for you, and to desire that ye may be filled with the knowledge of his will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, asking that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding,

Julia Smith Translation

For this also we, from the day which we heard, ceased not praying for you, and asking that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;

King James 2000

For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that you might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Because of this also we, from the day we heard about [it], did not cease praying for you, and asking that you may be filled [with] the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual insight,

Modern King James verseion

For this cause we also, since the day we heard, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that you might be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For this cause we also, since the day we heard of it have not ceased praying for you, and desiring that ye might be fulfilled with the knowledge of his will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding,

Moffatt New Testament

Hence, from the day we heard of it, we have never ceased to pray for you, asking God to fill you with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and insight,

Montgomery New Testament

For this reason from the day I heard of it I have never ceased to pray for you, asking God to fill you with the knowledge of his will with every kind of wisdom and spiritual insight;

NET Bible

For this reason we also, from the day we heard about you, have not ceased praying for you and asking God to fill you with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,

New Heart English Bible

For this cause, we also, since the day we heard this, do not cease praying and making requests for you, that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,

Noyes New Testament

On this account we also, from the day we heard of it, cease not to pray for you, and to ask that ye may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;

Sawyer New Testament

Therefore we also, from the day that we heard, cease not to pray for you, and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding,

The Emphasized Bible

For this cause, we also, from the day when we heard of you , cease not, in your behalf, praying and asking - that ye may be filled unto the personal knowledge of his will, in all spiritual wisdom and discernment,

Twentieth Century New Testament

And therefore we, from the very day that we heard this, have never ceased praying for you, or asking that you may possess that deeper knowledge of the will of God, which comes through all true spiritual wisdom and insight.

Webster

For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;

Weymouth New Testament

For this reason we also, from the day we first received these tidings, have never ceased to pray for you and to entreat that you may be filled with a clear knowledge of His will accompanied by thorough wisdom and discernment in spiritual things;

Williams New Testament

This is why, ever since I heard of it, I have never ceased praying for you and asking God to fill you, through full wisdom and spiritual insight, with a clear knowledge of His will,

World English Bible

For this cause, we also, since the day we heard this, don't cease praying and making requests for you, that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,

Worrell New Testament

For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, cease not praying for you, and asking that ye may be filled with the full knowledge of His will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding,

Worsley New Testament

For this cause we also, from the day that we heard it, cease not to pray for you, and to request that ye may be filled with the knowledge of his will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding:

Youngs Literal Translation

Because of this, we also, from the day in which we heard, do not cease praying for you, and asking that ye may be filled with the full knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

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

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

we
ἡμεῖς 
hemeis 
we, us, we ourselves
Usage: 120


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

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

we heard
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

it, do
παύω 
Pauo 
Usage: 15

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

παύω 
Pauo 
Usage: 15

to pray
προσεύχομαι 
Proseuchomai 
Usage: 61

ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 138

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

and



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

to desire
αἰτέω 
Aiteo 
Usage: 43

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

ye might be filled with
πληρόω 
Pleroo 
Usage: 68

ἐπίγνωσις 
Epignosis 
Usage: 20

of his

Usage: 0

will
θέλημα 
thelema 
Usage: 45

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

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

σοφία 
Sophia 
Usage: 45

πνευματικός 
Pneumatikos 
Usage: 25

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 1:9

Devotionals containing Colossians 1:9

Images Colossians 1:9

Context Readings

Prayer For Maturity Based On Christ's Preeminence

8 who also declared to us your love in the Spirit. 9 For this cause we also from the day we heard it have not ceased praying for you, and beseeching God that ye may be filled with the knowledge of his will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; 10 that ye may walk worthy of the Lord, well pleasing him in all things, in every good work fruitful, and increasing in the knowledge of God;


Cross References

Ephesians 5:17

Therefore be not unwise, but intelligent concerning what is the will of the Lord.

Colossians 3:16

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing yourselves in psalms, and hymns, and spiritual canticles, singing with grace in your heart unto the Lord.

Colossians 4:5

Walk wisely with regard to those without, redeeming the time.

2 Thessalonians 1:11

Wherefore also we pray continually for you, that our God would count you worthy of the calling, and fulfil all the good pleasure of his goodness, and the work of faith with power:

James 1:5

But if any man of you be deficient in wisdom, let him ask it of God, who giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not and it shall be given him.

John 7:17

If any man will do his will, he shall know respecting the doctrine, whether it is of God, or whether I speak from myself.

Acts 12:5

So then Peter was kept in prison: but fervent prayer was offered up by the church to God for him.

Romans 1:8-10

First then I give thanks to my God, through Jesus Christ, for you all, because your faith is proclaimed through the whole world.

Romans 12:2

And be not conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renovation of your mind, that you may prove by experience what is the will of God, that is good, acceptable, and perfect.

1 Corinthians 1:5

that in every thing ye have been enriched by him, in all utterance, and all knowledge;

Ephesians 1:8

wherein he hath abounded towards us with all wisdom and intelligence,

Ephesians 1:15-20

For this cause I also, since I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and the love ye have to all saints,

Ephesians 3:14-19

For this end I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Ephesians 5:10

proving what is acceptable to the Lord.

Ephesians 6:6

not with eye-service, as men-pleasers; but as servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the soul;

Philippians 1:4

always in every prayer of mine for you all, making request with joy,

Philippians 1:9-11

And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and all understanding;

Colossians 1:3-4

We give thanks to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, always praying for you,

Colossians 1:6

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;

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, one of you, saluteth you, a servant of Christ, always wrestling for you in prayers, that ye may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.

1 Thessalonians 1:3

without ceasing calling to mind your work of faith, and labour of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father;

1 Thessalonians 5:17

Pray without ceasing.

2 Timothy 1:3-4

I thank God, whom I serve from my forefathers with a pure conscience, that I keep up a constant remembrance of thee in my prayers night and day;

Hebrews 10:36

For ye have need of patience, that after ye have done the will of God, ye may receive the promise.

Hebrews 13:21

make you fit for every good work to do his will, producing in you that which is acceptable in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory unto the everlasting ages. Amen.

James 3:17

But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, meek, easily persuadable, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial, and void of dissimulation.

1 Peter 2:15

For such is the will of God, that by well doing ye hold under restraint the ignorance of foolish men:

1 Peter 4:2

that he might not spend the remaining space of life in the flesh after human passions, but the divine will.

1 John 2:17

And the world is passing away, and the lust thereof, but he who doeth the will of God abideth for ever.

1 John 5:20

But we know that the Son of God hath come, and hath given to us understanding, that we might know the true God; and we are in him that is true, in his Son Jesus the Messiah. HE is the true God, and the life eternal.



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