Parallel Verses

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;

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 cancelled and blotted out and wiped away the handwriting of the note (bond) with its legal decrees and demands which was in force and stood against us (hostile to us). This [note with its regulations, decrees, and demands] He set aside and cleared completely out of our way by nailing it to [His] 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

blotting out the bill of the decrees that was against us, which was contrary to us and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross ,

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

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.

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;

Verse Picture

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 You were dead through your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh. He made you alive together with him, having forgiven us all our trespasses, 14 wiping out the handwriting in ordinances which was against us; and he has taken it out of the way, nailing it to the cross; 15 having stripped the principalities and the powers, he made a show of them openly, triumphing over them in it.



Cross References

Acts 3:19

"Repent therefore, and turn again, that your sins may be blotted out, so that there may come times of refreshing from the presence of the Lord,

Colossians 2:20

If you died with Christ from the elements of the world, why, as though living in the world, do you subject yourselves to ordinances,

Numbers 5:23

"'The priest shall write these curses in a book, and he shall blot them out into the water of bitterness.

Nehemiah 4:5

don't cover their iniquity, and don't let their sin be blotted out from before you; for they have insulted the builders."

Esther 3:12

Then the king's scribes were called in on the first month, on the thirteenth day of the month; and all that Haman commanded was written to the king's satraps, and to the governors who were over every province, and to the princes of every people, to every province according its writing, and to every people in their language. It was written in the name of King Ahasuerus, and it was sealed with the king's ring.

Esther 8:8

Write also to the Jews, as it pleases you, in the king's name, and seal it with the king's ring; for the writing which is written in the king's name, and sealed with the king's ring, may not be reversed by any man."

Psalm 51:1

Have mercy on me, God, according to your loving kindness. According to the multitude of your tender mercies, blot out my transgressions.

Psalm 51:9

Hide your face from my sins, and blot out all of my iniquities.

Isaiah 43:25

I, even I, am he who blots out your transgressions for my own sake; and I will not remember your sins.

Isaiah 44:22

I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, your transgressions, and, as a cloud, your sins. Return to me, for I have redeemed you.

Isaiah 57:14

He will say, "Cast up, cast up, prepare the way, take up the stumbling-block out of the way of my people."

Daniel 5:7-8

The king cried aloud to bring in the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers. The king spoke and said to the wise men of Babylon, Whoever shall read this writing, and show me its interpretation, shall be clothed with purple, and have a chain of gold about his neck, and shall be the third ruler in the kingdom.

Luke 1:6

They were both righteous before God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord.

Galatians 4:1-4

But I say that so long as the heir is a child, he is no different from a bondservant, though he is lord of all;

Ephesians 2:14-16

For he is our peace, who made both one, and broke down the middle wall of partition,

2 Thessalonians 2:7

For the mystery of lawlessness already works. Only there is one who restrains now, until he is taken out of the way.

Hebrews 7:18

For there is an annulling of a foregoing commandment because of its weakness and uselessness

Hebrews 8:13

In that he says, "A new covenant," he has made the first old. But that which is becoming old and grows aged is near to vanishing away.

Hebrews 9:9-10

which is a symbol of the present age, where gifts and sacrifices are offered that are incapable, concerning the conscience, of making the worshipper perfect;

Hebrews 10:8-9

Previously saying, "Sacrifices and offerings and whole burnt offerings and sacrifices for sin you didn't desire, neither had pleasure in them" (those which are offered according to the law),

1 Peter 2:24

who his own self bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live to righteousness; by whose stripes you were healed.

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