Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

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

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.

Anderson New Testament

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

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.

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 Him all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge are stored up, hidden from view. 4 I say this to prevent your being misled by any one's plausible sophistry. 5 For although, as you say, I am absent from you in body, yet in spirit I am present with you and am delighted to witness your good discipline and the solid front presented by your faith in Christ.



Cross References

Ephesians 5:6

Let no one deceive you with empty words, for it is on account of these very sins that God's anger is coming upon the disobedient.

Matthew 24:4

"Take care that no one misleads you," answered Jesus;

Matthew 24:24

For there will rise up false Christs and false prophets, displaying wonderful signs and prodigies, so as to deceive, were it possible, even God's own People.

Mark 13:22

For there will rise up false Christs and false prophets, displaying signs and prodigies with a view to lead astray--if indeed that were possible--even God's own People.

Acts 20:30

and that from among your own selves men will rise up who will seek with their perverse talk to draw away the disciples after them.

Romans 16:18-19

For men of that stamp are not bondservants of Christ our Lord, but are slaves to their own appetites; and by their plausible words and their flattery they utterly deceive the minds of the simple.

1 Corinthians 2:4

And my language and the Message that I proclaimed were not adorned with persuasive words of earthly wisdom, but depended upon truths which the Spirit taught and mightily carried home;

2 Corinthians 11:3

But I am afraid that, as the serpent in his craftiness deceived Eve, so your minds may be led astray from their single-heartedness and their fidelity to Christ.

2 Corinthians 11:11-13

And why? Because I do not love you? God knows that I do.

Galatians 2:4

Yet there was danger of this through the false brethren secretly introduced into the Church, who had stolen in to spy out the freedom which is ours in Christ Jesus, in order to rob us of it.

Ephesians 4:14

So we shall no longer be babes nor shall we resemble mariners tossed on the waves and carried about with every changing wind of doctrine according to men's cleverness and unscrupulous cunning, making use of every shifting device to mislead.

Colossians 2:8

Take care lest there be some one who leads you away as prisoners by means of his philosophy and idle fancies, following human traditions and the world's crude notions instead of following Christ.

Colossians 2:18

Let no one defraud you of your prize, priding himself on his humility and on his worship of the angels, and taking his stand on the visions he has seen, and idly puffed up with his unspiritual thoughts.

2 Thessalonians 2:9-11

The appearing of the Lawless one will be attended by various miracles and tokens and delusive marvels--for so Satan works--

1 Timothy 4:1-2

Now the Spirit expressly declares that in later times some will fall away from the faith, giving heed to deceiving spirits and the teachings of demons;

2 Timothy 2:16

But from irreligious and frivolous talk hold aloof, for those who indulge in it will proceed from bad to worse in impiety,

2 Timothy 3:13

But bad men and impostors will go on from bad to worse, misleading and being misled.

Titus 1:10-11

For there are many that spurn authority--idle, talkative and deceitful persons, who, for the most part, are adherents of the Circumcision.

1 Peter 2:1-3

Rid yourselves therefore of all ill-will and all deceitfulness, of insincerity and envy, and of all evil speaking.

1 John 2:18

Dear children, the last hour has come; and as you once heard that there was to be an anti-Christ, so even now many anti-Christs have appeared. By this we may know that the last hour has come.

1 John 2:26

I have thus written to you concerning those who are leading you astray.

1 John 4:1

Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but put the spirits to the test to see whether they are from God; for many false teachers have gone out into the world.

2 John 1:7

For many deceivers have gone out into the world--men who do not acknowledge Jesus as Christ who has come in human nature. Such a one is 'the deceiver' and 'the anti-Christ.'

Revelation 12:9

The great Dragon, the ancient serpent, he who is called 'the Devil' and 'the Adversary' and leads the whole earth astray, was hurled down: he was hurled down to the earth, and his angels were hurled down with him.

Revelation 13:8

And all the inhabitants of the earth will be found to be worshipping him: every one whose name is not recorded in the Book of Life--the Book of the Lamb who has been offered in sacrifice ever since the creation of the world.

Revelation 20:3

He closed the entrance and put a seal upon him in order that he might be unable to lead the nations astray any more until the thousand years were at an end. Afterwards he is to be set at liberty for a short time.

Revelation 20:8

and will go out to lead astray the nations in all the four corners of the earth, Gog and Magog, and assemble them for war, and they are like the sands on the seashore in number.

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