Parallel Verses

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;

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, since the day we heard about it, we have not stopped praying for you, asking [specifically] that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom [with insight into His purposes], and in understanding [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;

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,

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;

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,

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

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

for
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 138

you
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

the knowledge
ἐπίγνωσις 
Epignosis 
Usage: 20

of his

Usage: 0

will
θέλημα 
thelema 
will, desire, pleasure
Usage: 45

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

all
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 He also having manifested to us your love in the Spirit. 9 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; 10 For you to walk worthy of the Lord in all pleasing behavior, bearing fruit in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;


Cross References

Ephesians 5:17

For this be not foolish, but understanding what the will of the Lord.

Colossians 3:16

Let the word of Christ dwell in, you richly; teaching and reminding one another in all wisdom, playing with harps, and songs, and spiritual odes, with grace singing in your hearts to the Lord.

Colossians 4:5

In wisdom walk toward them without, purchasing the time.

2 Thessalonians 1:11

For which also we pray always for you, that our God would deem you worthy of the calling, and fill all the benevolence of goodness, and work of faith in power:

James 1:5

If any of you is forsaken of wisdom, let him ask of God, giving to all plainly, blaming not; and it shall be given him.

1 Samuel 12:23

Also I, far be it to me sinning against Jehovah ceasing to pray for you: and I taught you in the good and straight way.

Psalm 119:99

Above all those teaching me I understood, for thy testimonies a meditation to me.

Psalm 143:10

Teach me to do thine acceptance, for thou art my God: thy spirit is good; thou wilt guide me into a land of uprightness.

John 7:17

If any desire to do his will, he shall know of the teaching, whether it is of God, or I speak from myself.

Acts 12:5

Truly therefore was Peter kept in prison: and prayer was made continually by the church to God for him.

Romans 1:8-10

First, I return thanks to my God by Jesus Christ for you all, that your faith is announced in the whole world.

Romans 12:2

And be ye not conformed to this life, but be transformed by the renovation of your mind, for you to prove what the good, and the pleasing, and the perfected will of God.

1 Corinthians 1:5

That in every thing we were enriched in him, in all the word, and all knowledge;

Ephesians 1:8

In which he abounded to us in all wisdom and intelligence;

Ephesians 1:15-20

For this, I also, having heard the faith among you in the Lord Jesus, and love to all the holy,

Ephesians 3:14-19

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

Ephesians 5:10

Trying what is pleasing to the Lord.

Ephesians 6:6

Not with eye-service, as menpleasers; but as servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the soul:

Philippians 1:4

Always in all my prayer for you all with joy making prayer,

Philippians 1:9-11

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

Colossians 1:3-4

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

Colossians 1:6

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:

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who of you, greets you, a servant of Christ, always contending for you in prayers, that ye may stand perfected and completed in all the will of God.

1 Thessalonians 1:3

Remembering your work of faith, and fatigue of love, and patience of hope of our Lord Jesus Christ, before God and our Father;

1 Thessalonians 5:17

Pray continually.

2 Timothy 1:3-4

I have grace to God, whom I serve from the forefathers in pure consciousness, as I have continual remembrance concerning thee in my prayers night and day;

2 Timothy 1:3

I have grace to God, whom I serve from the forefathers in pure consciousness, as I have continual remembrance concerning thee in my prayers night and day;

Hebrews 10:36

For ye have need of patience, that, having done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.

Hebrews 13:21

Put you in proper order in every good work for doing his will, doing in you the thing pleasing before him, by Jesus Christ; to whom glory for the time of times. Amen.

James 3:17

And the wisdom from above is truly first pure, then peaceful, decorous, docile, full of mercy and good fruits, not separated, and unfeigned.

1 Peter 2:15

(For so is the will of God, those doing good to silence the want of knowledge of the foolish men:)

1 Peter 4:2

That no more to the eager desires of men, but to the will of God, should he live the remaining time in the flesh.

1 John 2:17

And the world passes away, and its eager desires: but he doing the will of God remains for ever.

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding, and we know him true, and we are in him true, in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.

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