Parallel Verses

Anderson New Testament

Now I say this, that no one may deceive you by persuasive words.

New American Standard Bible

I say this so that no one will delude you with persuasive argument.

King James Version

And this I say, lest any man should beguile you with enticing words.

Holman Bible

I am saying this so that no one will deceive you with persuasive arguments.

International Standard Version

I say this so that no one will mislead you with nice-sounding rhetoric.

A Conservative Version

And I say this so that not any man may delude you with persuasive speech.

American Standard Version

This I say, that no one may delude you with persuasiveness of speech.

Amplified

I say this so that no one will deceive you with persuasive [but thoroughly deceptive] arguments.

An Understandable Version

I say this so that no one will deceive you with persuasive arguments.

Bible in Basic English

I say this so that you may not be turned away by any deceit of words.

Common New Testament

I say this so that no one may delude you with fine-sounding arguments.

Daniel Mace New Testament

I mention this, lest any one should deceive you by specious pretences.

Darby Translation

And I say this to the end that no one may delude you by persuasive speech.

Godbey New Testament

I say this in order that no one may deceive you with a persuasive speech.

Goodspeed New Testament

What I mean is, let nobody mislead you by specious arguments.

John Wesley New Testament

And this I say, that no man may beguile you with inticing words.

Julia Smith Translation

And this I say, lest any mislead you with persuasive arguments.

King James 2000

And this I say, lest any man should deceive you with enticing words.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I say this in order that no one will deceive you with persuasive speech,

Modern King James verseion

And I say this that not anyone should beguile you with enticing words.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This I say lest any man should beguile you with enticing words.

Moffatt New Testament

I say this to prevent you from being deluded by plausible arguments from anybody;

Montgomery New Testament

And this I say, lest any one should mislead you with enticing words.

NET Bible

I say this so that no one will deceive you through arguments that sound reasonable.

New Heart English Bible

Now this I say that no one may delude you with persuasiveness of speech.

Noyes New Testament

And this I say, that no one may impose on you by specious discourses.

Sawyer New Testament

But I say this that no one may mislead you with persuasive words.

The Emphasized Bible

This I say, in order that, no one, may be reasoning, you, aside with plausible discourse;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now this I say, lest any man pervert you with specious discourse.

Twentieth Century New Testament

I say this to prevent any one from deceiving you by plausible arguments.

Webster

And this I say, lest any man should deceive you with enticing words.

Weymouth New Testament

I say this to prevent your being misled by any one's plausible sophistry.

Williams New Testament

I am saying this to keep anyone from misleading you by persuasive arguments.

World English Bible

Now this I say that no one may delude you with persuasiveness of speech.

Worrell New Testament

This I say, that no one may delude you with persuasive speech;

Worsley New Testament

And this I say, least any one should deceive you with fine speeches.

Youngs Literal Translation

and this I say, that no one may beguile you in enticing words,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

I say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

παραλογίζομαι 
Paralogizomai 
Usage: 2

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 2:4

Devotionals containing Colossians 2:4

References

Images Colossians 2:4

Prayers for Colossians 2:4

Context Readings

Christ Versus The Colossian Heresy

3 in whom are stored up all the treasures of wisdom and of knowledge. 4 Now I say this, that no one may deceive you by persuasive words. 5 For, though I am absent in flesh, yet I am present with you in spirit, rejoicing to behold your order, and the firmness of your faith in Christ.



Cross References

Ephesians 5:6

Let no one deceive you with vain words: for on account of these things, the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.

Matthew 24:4

And Jesus answered and said to them: Take heed that no one deceive you.

Matthew 24:24

For false Christs and false prophets will arise, and will show great signs and wonders, so as to deceive, if possible, even the elect.

Mark 13:22

For false Christs and false prophets will arise, and will show signs and wonders, in order to lead astray, if possible, even the elect.

Acts 20:30

and men will arise from among yourselves, speaking perverse things, that they may draw off disciples after them.

Romans 16:18-19

For such serve not our Lord Christ, but their own appetites; and, by good words and fair speeches, they deceive the hearts of the simple.

1 Corinthians 2:4

and my speech and my preaching were not in persuasive words of man's wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power,

2 Corinthians 11:3

But I fear lest, as the serpent deceived Eve by his cunning, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity which pertains to Christ.

2 Corinthians 11:11-13

Why? Because I do not love you? God knows.

Galatians 2:4

I acted thus indeed on account of false brethren, stealthily brought in, who stole in to spy out our freedom, which we have in Christ Jesus, that they might bring us into bondage,

Ephesians 4:14

that we might no longer be children, tossed and carried about by every wind of teaching, through the artifice of men, through craftiness used by them for the deliberate planning of deceit;

Colossians 2:8

See that no one make you the victims of imposture by means of philosophy and vain deceit, according to the tradition of men, according to the rudiments of the world, and not ac cording to Christ:

Colossians 2:18

Let no one gain his purpose in depriving you of the palm by an affected humility and worship of angels, prying into things which he has not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind,

2 Thessalonians 2:9-11

he will destroy him, whose coming is, according to the energy of Satan, with all power and signs and wonders of falsehood,

1 Timothy 4:1-2

Now the Spirit says expressly, that, in the last times, some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and teachings suggested by demons,

2 Timothy 2:16

But shun profane and vain babblings; for they will make further advance to ungodliness,

2 Timothy 3:13

But evil men and impostors will become worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.

Titus 1:10-11

For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision,

1 Peter 2:1-3

Therefore, laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envyings, and all evil speakings,

1 John 2:18

Little children, it is the last time; and, as you have heard that the antichrist is coming, even now there are many antichrists; by which we know that it is the last time.

1 John 2:26

I have written these things to you concerning those who deceive you.

1 John 4:1

Beloved, believe not every spirit; but prove the spirits, whether they are from God: for many false prophets have gone out into the world.

2 John 1:7

For many deceivers have entered into the world, who con fess not that Jesus Christ came in the flesh: this is the deceiver and the antichrist.

Revelation 12:9

And the great dragon, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, who deceives the whole world, was cast into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.

Revelation 13:8

And all that dwell upon the earth will worship him, those whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb that was slain from the foundation of the world.

Revelation 20:3

and threw him into the abyss, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be completed: and after this he must be loosed for a little while.

Revelation 20:8

and shall go out to deceive the nations that are in the four corners of the earth, Gog and Magog, to bring them together to battle: the number of these is as the sand of the sea.

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