Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Having wiped out the handwriting against us in enactments, which was opposed to us, and he has taken it from the midst, having nailed it to his cross

New American Standard Bible

having canceled out the certificate of debt consisting of decrees against us, which was hostile to us; and He has taken it out of the way, having nailed it to the cross.

King James Version

Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross;

Holman Bible

He erased the certificate of debt, with its obligations, that was against us and opposed to us, and has taken it out of the way by nailing it to the cross.

International Standard Version

having erased the charges that were brought against us, along with their obligations that were hostile to us. He took those charges away when he nailed them to the cross.

A Conservative Version

having erased the handwriting against us in the regulations that were hostile to us, and he has taken it up from the midst, having nailed it to the cross.

American Standard Version

having blotted out the bond written in ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us: and he hath taken it out that way, nailing it to the cross;

Amplified

having canceled out the certificate of debt consisting of legal demands [which were in force] against us and which were hostile to us. And this certificate He has set aside and completely removed by nailing it to the cross.

An Understandable Version

He canceled the document written in ordinances [Note: This obviously refers to the Mosaic law] that was against us and was opposed to us, and has taken it out of the way, nailing it to the cross.

Anderson New Testament

having blotted out the handwriting in ordinances which was against us, which was opposed to us, he also took it out of the way, driving a nail through it by means of his cross;

Bible in Basic English

Having put an end to the handwriting of the law which was against us, taking it out of the way by nailing it to his cross;

Common New Testament

having canceled the certificate of debt, which stood against us with its decrees. He took what was hostile away from us, nailing it to the cross.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and cancell'd the obligation of the ceremonial law, which was disadvantageous to us, removing that which divided us, and nailing it to the cross.

Darby Translation

having effaced the handwriting in ordinances which stood out against us, which was contrary to us, he has taken it also out of the way, having nailed it to the cross;

Godbey New Testament

having blotted out the handwriting which was against us in ordinances, which was antagonistical to us: and took it out from the midst, having nailed it to the cross;

Goodspeed New Testament

canceled the bond which stood against us, with its requirements, and put it out of our way when he nailed it to the cross.

John Wesley New Testament

having forgiven you all trespasses, Having blotted out by his decrees the hand-writing against us, which was contrary to us; and having nailed it to his cross, he took it out of the way.

King James 2000

Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross;

Lexham Expanded Bible

having destroyed the certificate of indebtedness in ordinances against us, which was hostile to us, and removed it out of the way [by] nailing it to the cross.

Modern King James verseion

blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and has taken it out of the way, nailing it to the cross.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and hath put out the handwriting that was against us, contained in the law written, and that hath he taken out of the way, and hath fastened it to his cross,

Moffatt New Testament

He cancelled the regulations that stood against us ??all these obligations he set aside when he nailed them to the cross,

Montgomery New Testament

blotted out the handwriting of ordinances that stood against us and was hostile to us, and took it out of our way, nailing it to his cross.

NET Bible

He has destroyed what was against us, a certificate of indebtedness expressed in decrees opposed to us. He has taken it away by nailing it to the cross.

New Heart English Bible

wiping out the handwriting in ordinances which was against us; and he has taken it out of the way, nailing it to the cross;

Noyes New Testament

blotting out the handwriting in ordinances that was against us, which was opposed to us, he hath taken it out of the way, nailing it to the cross;

Sawyer New Testament

having blotted out what was written by the hand in ordinances which was against us, and has taken it away from between [us], having nailed it to the cross;

The Emphasized Bible

Having blotted out the handwriting against us by the decrees, which was hostile to us, - and hath taken away, the same, out of the midst, nailing it up to the cross:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and hath blotted out the handwriting in ordinances that was against us, which was the obstacle to us, and took it from the midst, nailing it to the cross;

Twentieth Century New Testament

He canceled the bond which stood against us--the bond that consisted of ordinances--and which was directly hostile to us! He has taken it out of our way by nailing it to the cross!

Webster

Blotting out the hand-writing of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross;

Weymouth New Testament

The bond, with its requirements, which was in force against us and was hostile to us, He cancelled, and cleared it out of the way, nailing it to His Cross.

Williams New Testament

canceled the note that stood against us, with its requirements, and has put it out of our way by nailing it to the cross.

World English Bible

wiping out the handwriting in ordinances which was against us; and he has taken it out of the way, nailing it to the cross;

Worrell New Testament

having blotted out the hand-writing in decrees against us, which was contrary to us, and He has taken it out of the midst, nailing it to the cross;

Worsley New Testament

and cancelled the obligation we were under by ritual decrees, which was grievous to us, and hath taken it quite away, even nailing it to his cross.

Youngs Literal Translation

having blotted out the handwriting in the ordinances that is against us, that was contrary to us, and he hath taken it out of the way, having nailed it to the cross;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἐξαλείφω 
Exaleipho 
Usage: 4

χειρόγραφον 
Cheirographon 
Usage: 1

δόγμα 
Dogma 
Usage: 5

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

was
ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

us
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

ὑπεναντίος 
Hupenantios 
Usage: 2

to us
ἡμῖν 
hemin 
us, we, our, for us
Usage: 160

and

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

αἴρω 
Airo 
take up, take away, take, away with, lift up, bear,
Usage: 52

it



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

out of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

the way
μέσος 
mesos 
Usage: 48

προσηλόω 
Proseloo 
nail to
Usage: 1

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 2:14

Images Colossians 2:14

Prayers for Colossians 2:14

Context Readings

Beware Of Requirements Invented By Humans

13 And you, being dead in faults and uncircumcision of the flesh, he made alive together with him, having propitiated to you all faults; 14 Having wiped out the handwriting against us in enactments, which was opposed to us, and he has taken it from the midst, having nailed it to his cross 15 Having stripped off beginnings and powers, he made an example in freedom of speech, having led them in triumph in it.



Cross References

Acts 3:19

Therefore repent, and return, for your sins to be wiped out, so that times of refreshment might come from the face of the Lord;

Colossians 2:20

If therefore ye died with Christ from the elements of the world, why, as living in the world, do ye dogmatize,

Numbers 5:23

And the priest wrote these curses in a book, and he wiped off into the water of contradiction.

Nehemiah 4:5

And thou wilt not cover over their iniquity, and their sin shall not be wiped away before thee: for they provoked before the builders.

Esther 3:12

And the king's scribes will be called in the first month, in the thirteenth day in it, and it will be written according to all that Haman commanded to the king's satraps and to the prefects, which were over province and province, and to the chiefs of people and people of province and province, according to its writing, and people and people according to their tongue; in the name of king Ahasuerus it was written, and sealed with the king's signet ring.

Esther 8:8

And write ye for the Jews as is good in your eyes, in the king's name, and seal it with the king's signet ring: for the writing which was written in the king's name, and sealed with the king's signet ring, none to turn back.

Psalm 51:1

To the overseer: chanting to David; In the coming to him of Nathan the prophet, when he went in to Bathsheba. Compassionate me, O God, according to thy mercy: according to the Multitude of thy compassions wipe away my transgressions.

Psalm 51:9

Hide thy face from my sin, and wipe away all mine iniquities.

Isaiah 43:25

I, I am he wiping away thy transgressions for my sake, and I will not remember thy sins.

Isaiah 44:22

I wiped away as a cloud thy transgressions, and as a cloud thy sins: turn back to me for I redeemed thee.

Isaiah 57:14

And he shall say, Lift ye up, lift ye up; clear the way, take up the stumbling block out of the way of my people.

Daniel 5:7-8

The king called with strength to bring up the enchanters, the Chaldeans and the diviners. The king answered and said to the wise of Babel, Whatever man that shall read this writing, and will show to me its interpretation, shall be clothed with purple, and a necklace of gold upon his neck, and shall rule the third in the kingdom.

Luke 1:6

And they were both just before God, going faultless in all the commands and precepts of the Lord.

Galatians 4:1-4

And I say, for as long time as the heir is a child, he differs nothing from a servant, being lord of all;

Ephesians 2:14-16

For he is our peace, having made both one, and having loosed the middle partition wall of the enclosure;

2 Thessalonians 2:7

For the mystery of iniquity is already energetic: only he withholding, even till he be out of the midst.

Hebrews 7:18

For there is truly an annulling of the command going before by its weakness and unprofitableness.

Hebrews 8:13

In saying new, he has made the first old. And that made old and becoming weak is near destruction.

Hebrews 9:9-10

Which a parable for the time placed in, according to which both gifts and sacrifices are brought near, not being able for consciousness to perfect him serving;

Hebrews 10:8-9

Farther back, saying, That sacrifice and bringing in and whole burnt offerings and for sin thou wouldest not, neither wert contented with; which are brought in according to law;

1 Peter 2:24

Who himself bear up our sins in his body upon the wood, that we, removed from sins, should live to justice: by whose bloody mark ye were healed.

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