Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, overflowing with gratitude.

New American Standard Bible

having been firmly rooted and now being built up in Him and established in your faith, just as you were instructed, and overflowing with gratitude.

King James Version

Rooted and built up in him, and stablished in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.

International Standard Version

For you have been rooted in him and are being built up and strengthened in the faith, just as you were taught, while you continue to be thankful.

A Conservative Version

rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as ye were taught, abounding in it with thankfulness.

American Standard Version

rooted and builded up in him, and established in your faith, even as ye were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.

Amplified

Have the roots [of your being] firmly and deeply planted [in Him, fixed and founded in Him], being continually built up in Him, becoming increasingly more confirmed and established in the faith, just as you were taught, and abounding and overflowing in it with thanksgiving.

An Understandable Version

rooted and built up in [your relationship to] Him, established by your faith [or, "in the faith"], just as you were taught, overflowing with thanksgiving.

Anderson New Testament

rooted, and built up in him, and strengthened in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding in it with thanksgiving.

Bible in Basic English

Rooted and based together in him, strong in the faith which the teaching gave you, giving praise to God at all times.

Common New Testament

rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, overflowing with thanksgiving.

Daniel Mace New Testament

being firmly attach'd to, and founded upon him: establishing yourselves in the faith you have been taught, and being thankful for the improvement you make therein.

Darby Translation

rooted and built up in him, and assured in the faith, even as ye have been taught, abounding in it with thanksgiving.

Godbey New Testament

having been rooted and grounded in him, and confirmed in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding in thanksgiving.

Goodspeed New Testament

You must be rooted and built up in him and made strong in faith, just as you were taught to be, overflowing with it in your gratitude.

John Wesley New Testament

Rooted and built up in him, and established in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

rooted and built up in him and confirmed in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.

Julia Smith Translation

Being rooted and built up in him, and rendered firm in the faith, as ye were taught, abounding in it with gratitude.

King James 2000

Rooted and built up in him, and established in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.

Lexham Expanded Bible

firmly rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding with thankfulness.

Modern King James verseion

rooted and built up in Him, and established in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding in it with thanksgiving.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and steadfast in the faith, as ye have learned: and therein be plenteous in giving thanks.

Moffatt New Testament

fixed and founded in him, confirmed in the faith as you have been taught it, and overflowing with thankfulness to God.

Montgomery New Testament

since you are rooted in him, and in him continually built up. Be firmly established in the faith as you were taught it, and continually abound in it with thanksgiving.

NET Bible

rooted and built up in him and firm in your faith just as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness.

New Heart English Bible

rooted and built up in him, and established in the faith, even as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.

Noyes New Testament

rooted and built up in him, and established in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.

Sawyer New Testament

founded and built up in him, and established in the faith as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.

The Emphasized Bible

Rooted, and being built up, in him, and making yourselves sure in your faith, even as ye have been taught, - surpassing therein with thanksgiving.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

rooted and built up on him, and confirmed in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Rooted in him, building up your characters through union with him, growing stronger through your faith, as you were taught, overflowing with faith and thanksgiving.

Webster

Rooted and built up in him, and established in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding in it with thanksgiving.

Weymouth New Testament

having the roots of your being firmly planted in Him, and continually building yourselves up in Him, and always being increasingly confirmed in the faith as you were taught it, and abounding in it with thanksgiving.

Williams New Testament

with your roots deeply planted in Him, being continuously built up in Him, and growing stronger in faith, just as you were taught to do, overflowing through it in your gratitude.

World English Bible

rooted and built up in him, and established in the faith, even as you were taught, abounding in it in thanksgiving.

Worrell New Testament

having been rooted and being built up in Him, and being established in the faith as ye were taught, abounding with thanksgiving.

Worsley New Testament

rooted and built up in Him, and established in the faith, as ye have been taught it, abounding therein with thanksgiving.

Youngs Literal Translation

being rooted and built up in him, and confirmed in the faith, as ye were taught -- abounding in it in thanksgiving.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ῥιζόω 
Rhizoo 
Usage: 2

and



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

built up
ἐποικοδομέω 
Epoikodomeo 
Usage: 8

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

him

Usage: 0

βεβαιόω 
Bebaioo 
Usage: 8

the faith
πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

διδάσκω 
Didasko 
Usage: 82

περισσεύω 
Perisseuo 
Usage: 31

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

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 2:7

Devotionals containing Colossians 2:7

Images Colossians 2:7

Context Readings

Christ Versus The Colossian Heresy

6 Therefore, as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, walk in Him, 7 rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, overflowing with gratitude. 8 Be careful that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deceit based on human tradition, based on the elemental forces of the world, and not based on Christ.



Cross References

Ephesians 3:17

and that the Messiah may dwell in your hearts through faith. I pray that you, being rooted and firmly established in love,

Ephesians 2:20-22

built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus Himself as the cornerstone.

Colossians 1:23

if indeed you remain grounded and steadfast in the faith and are not shifted away from the hope of the gospel that you heard. This gospel has been proclaimed in all creation under heaven, and I, Paul, have become a servant of it.

Romans 11:17-18

Now if some of the branches were broken off, and you, though a wild olive branch, were grafted in among them and have come to share in the rich root of the cultivated olive tree,

Ephesians 5:20

giving thanks always for everything
to God the Father
in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Psalm 1:3

He is like a tree planted beside streams of water
that bears its fruit in season
and whose leaf does not wither.
Whatever he does prospers.

Psalm 92:13

Planted in the house of the Lord,
they thrive in the courts of our God.

Isaiah 61:3

to provide for those who mourn in Zion;
to give them a crown of beauty instead of ashes,
festive oil instead of mourning,
and splendid clothes instead of despair.
And they will be called righteous trees,
planted by the Lord
to glorify Him.

Jeremiah 17:8

He will be like a tree planted by water:
it sends its roots out toward a stream,
it doesn’t fear when heat comes,
and its foliage remains green.
It will not worry in a year of drought
or cease producing fruit.

Ezekiel 17:23-24

I will plant it on Israel’s high mountain
so that it may bear branches, produce fruit,
and become a majestic cedar.
Birds of every kind will nest under it,
taking shelter in the shade of its branches.

Matthew 7:24-25

“Therefore, everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them will be like a sensible man who built his house on the rock.

Luke 6:48

He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. When the flood came, the river crashed against that house and couldn’t shake it, because it was well built.

Romans 16:25

Now to Him who has power to strengthen you according to my gospel and the proclamation about Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery kept silent for long ages

1 Corinthians 3:9-15

For we are God’s coworkers. You are God’s field, God’s building.

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my dear brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always excelling in the Lord’s work, knowing that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.

2 Corinthians 1:21

Now it is God who strengthens us, with you, in Christ and has anointed us.

Ephesians 4:21

assuming you heard about Him and were taught by Him, because the truth is in Jesus.

Colossians 1:12-13

giving thanks to the Father, who has enabled you to share in the saints’ inheritance in the light.

Colossians 3:17

And whatever you do, in word or in deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.

1 Thessalonians 5:18

Give thanks in everything,
for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

2 Thessalonians 2:17

encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good work and word.

Hebrews 13:15

Therefore, through Him let us continually offer up to God a sacrifice of praise, that is, the fruit of our lips that confess His name.

1 Peter 2:4-6

Coming to Him, a living stone—rejected by men but chosen and valuable to God—

1 Peter 5:10

Now the God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ Jesus, will personally restore, establish, strengthen, and support you after you have suffered a little.

2 Peter 3:17-18

Therefore, dear friends, since you know this in advance, be on your guard, so that you are not led away by the error of lawless people and fall from your own stability.

Jude 1:12

These are the ones who are like dangerous reefs at your love feasts. They feast with you, nurturing only themselves without fear. They are waterless clouds carried along by winds; trees in late autumn—fruitless, twice dead, pulled out by the roots;

Jude 1:20

But you, dear friends, as you build yourselves up in your most holy faith and pray in the Holy Spirit,

Jude 1:24

Now to Him who is able to protect you from stumbling and to make you stand in the presence of His glory, blameless and with great joy,

John 15:4-5

Remain in Me, and I in you. Just as a branch is unable to produce fruit by itself unless it remains on the vine, so neither can you unless you remain in Me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain