Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

And when he had disarmed the rulers and the authorities, he made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them in the cross.

New American Standard Bible

When He had disarmed the rulers and authorities, He made a public display of them, having triumphed over them through Him.

King James Version

And having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a shew of them openly, triumphing over them in it.

Holman Bible

He disarmed the rulers and authorities and disgraced them publicly; He triumphed over them by Him.

A Conservative Version

Having stripped the principal offices and the positions of authority, he exposed them openly, having triumphed over them by it.

American Standard Version

having despoiled the principalities and the powers, he made a show of them openly, triumphing over them in it.

Amplified

[God] disarmed the principalities and powers that were ranged against us and made a bold display and public example of them, in triumphing over them in Him and in it [the cross].

An Understandable Version

[In doing this] Christ disarmed the rulers and authorities [i.e., evil forces] and made a public display of them, triumphing over them through the cross. [Note: This could possibly be rendered "God triumphed over them through Christ"].

Anderson New Testament

and having spoiled the principalities and authorities, he made a show of them openly by triumphing over them through it.

Bible in Basic English

Having made himself free from the rule of authorities and powers, he put them openly to shame, glorying over them in it.

Common New Testament

And having disarmed the powers and authorities, he made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them through him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and having divested principalitys and powers, he made them an example of obedience, and caus'd them to triumph in Christ.

Darby Translation

having spoiled principalities and authorities, he made a show of them publicly, leading them in triumph by it.

Godbey New Testament

having destroyed governments and authorities, he made a public exhibition of them triumphing over them on it.

Goodspeed New Testament

He disarmed the principalities and dominions and displayed them openly, triumphing over them through him.

John Wesley New Testament

And having spoiled the principalities and powers, he exposed them openly, triumphing over them in him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and having spoiled the principalities and the powers, he made a show of them openly, triumphing over them in it.

Julia Smith Translation

Having stripped off beginnings and powers, he made an example in freedom of speech, having led them in triumph in it.

King James 2000

And having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a show of them openly, triumphing over them in it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[When he] had disarmed the rulers and the authorities, he made a display of [them] in public, triumphing over them by it.

Modern King James verseion

Having stripped rulers and authorities, He made a show of them publicly, triumphing over them in it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and hath spoiled rule and power, and hath made a show of them openly, and hath triumphed over them in his own person.

Moffatt New Testament

when he cut away the angelic Rulers and Powers from us, exposing them to all the world and triumphing over them in the cross.

Montgomery New Testament

Principalities and powers he disarmed, and openly displayed them as his trophies, when he triumphed over them in the cross.

NET Bible

Disarming the rulers and authorities, he has made a public disgrace of them, triumphing over them by the cross.

New Heart English Bible

having disarmed the rulers and authorities, he made a show of them openly, triumphing over them in it.

Noyes New Testament

and having disarmed principalities and powers, he made a public show of them, and led them captive in triumph in him.

Sawyer New Testament

[and] having subjugated principalities and powers, he made a public exhibition of them, leading them in triumph by it.

The Emphasized Bible

Spoiling the principalities and the authorities, he made of them an open example, celebrating a triumph over them thereby.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

spoiling principalities and powers, he exposed them to view openly, triumphing over them on it.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He rid himself of all the Powers of Evil, and held them up to open contempt, when he celebrated his triumph over them on the cross!

Webster

And having despoiled principalities and powers, he made a show of them openly, triumphing over them in it.

Weymouth New Testament

And the hostile princes and rulers He shook off from Himself, and boldly displayed them as His conquests, when by the Cross He triumphed over them.

Williams New Testament

He thus stripped the principalities and dominions of power and made a public display of them, triumphing over them by the cross.

World English Bible

having stripped the principalities and the powers, he made a show of them openly, triumphing over them in it.

Worrell New Testament

having despoiled the principalities and the powers, He made an example of them, celebrating a triumph over them in it.

Worsley New Testament

And having spoiled principalities and powers, He made them an open spectacle, triumphing over them by it.

Youngs Literal Translation

having stripped the principalities and the authorities, he made a shew of them openly -- having triumphed over them in it.

Verse Picture

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English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀπεκδύομαι 
Apekduomai 
Usage: 2

ἀρχή 
Arche 
Usage: 42

and

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

ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
Usage: 79

he made a shew
δειγματίζω 
Deigmatizo 
Usage: 1

παῤῥησία 
Parrhesia 
Usage: 29

θριαμβεύω 
Thriambeuo 
Usage: 2


Usage: 0

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 2:15

Images Colossians 2:15

Context Readings

Beware Of Requirements Invented By Humans

14 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. 15 And when he had disarmed the rulers and the authorities, he made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them in the cross. 16 Therefore, let no one judge you in matters of food and drink or with respect to a festival, a New Moon, or Sabbath days.



Cross References

Ephesians 4:8

That is why God says, "When he went up to the highest place, he led captives into captivity and gave gifts to people."

Luke 10:18

He told them, "I watched Satan falling from heaven like lightning.

Genesis 3:15

"I'll place hostility between you and the woman, between your offspring and her offspring. He'll strike you on the head, and you'll strike him on the heel."

Psalm 68:18

You ascended to the heights, you took captives. You received gifts among mankind, even the rebellious, so the LORD God may live there.

Isaiah 53:12

Therefore I will allot him a portion with the great, and he will divide the spoils with the strong; because he poured out his life to death, and was numbered with the transgressors; yet he carried the sins of many, and made intercession for their transgressions."

Matthew 12:29

How can someone go into a strong man's house and carry off his possessions without first tying up the strong man? Then he can ransack his house.

John 16:11

and of judgment, because the ruler of this world has been judged.

Ephesians 6:12

For our struggle is not against human opponents, but against rulers, authorities, cosmic powers in the darkness around us, and evil spiritual forces in the heavenly realm.

Hebrews 2:14

Therefore, since the children have flesh and blood, he himself also shared the same things, so that by his death he might destroy the one who has the power of death (that is, the Devil)

Isaiah 49:24-25

"Can they seize plunder from warriors, or can the captives of tyrants be rescued?

Luke 11:22

But when a stronger man than he attacks and defeats him, the stronger man strips off that man's armor in which he trusted and then divides his plunder.

Luke 23:39-43

Now one of the criminals hanging there kept insulting him, "You are the Messiah, aren't you? Save yourself"and us!"

John 12:31-32

Now is the time for the judgment of this world to begin. Now the ruler of this world will be thrown out.

John 19:30

After Jesus had taken the wine, he said, "It is finished." Then he bowed his head and released his spirit.

Acts 2:23-24

After he was arrested according to the predetermined plan and foreknowledge of God, you crucified this very man and killed him using the hands of lawless men.

Acts 2:32-36

"It was this very Jesus whom God raised and we're all witnesses of that.

2 Corinthians 4:4

In their case, the god of this world has blinded the minds of those who do not believe to keep them from seeing the light of the glorious gospel of the Messiah, who is the image of God.

Colossians 1:16

For by him all things in heaven and on earth were created, things visible and invisible, whether they are kings, lords, rulers, or powers. All things have been created through him and for him.

Revelation 12:9

The huge dragon was hurled down. That ancient serpent, called the Devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world, was hurled down to the earth, along with its angels.

Revelation 20:2-3

He captured the dragon, that ancient serpent, also known as the Devil and Satan, and tied him up for a thousand years.

Revelation 20:10

and the Devil who deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and sulfur, where the beast and the false prophet were. They will be tortured day and night forever and ever.

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