Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

For the entire fullness of God’s nature dwells bodily in Christ,

New American Standard Bible

For in Him all the fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form,

King James Version

For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily.

International Standard Version

because all the essence of deity inhabits him in bodily form.

A Conservative Version

Because in him all the fullness of the divinity dwells bodily.

American Standard Version

for in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily,

Amplified

For in Him the whole fullness of Deity (the Godhead) continues to dwell in bodily form [giving complete expression of the divine nature].

An Understandable Version

For all of the fullness of Deity lives in His body,

Anderson New Testament

for in him dwells all the fullness of the Godhood bodily.

Bible in Basic English

For in him all the wealth of God's being has a living form,

Common New Testament

For in him all the fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form,

Daniel Mace New Testament

for in him all divine plenitude does substantially reside.

Darby Translation

For in him dwells all the fulness of the Godhead bodily;

Godbey New Testament

because in him dwells all the fulness of the Godhead bodily,

Goodspeed New Testament

For it is in him that all the fulness of God's nature lives embodied,

John Wesley New Testament

For in him dwelleth the fulness of the Godhead bodily.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For in him dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily,

Julia Smith Translation

For in him dwells all the completion of divinity bodily.

King James 2000

For in him dwells all the fullness of the Deity bodily.

Lexham Expanded Bible

because in him all the fullness of deity dwells bodily,

Modern King James verseion

For in Him dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For in him dwelleth all the fullness of the Godhead bodily,

Moffatt New Testament

It is in Christ that the entire Fulness of deity has settled bodily,

Montgomery New Testament

For it is in Christ that all the fullness of deity dwells bodily,

NET Bible

For in him all the fullness of deity lives in bodily form,

New Heart English Bible

For in him all the fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form,

Noyes New Testament

For in him dwelleth all the fullness of the Godhead bodily,

Sawyer New Testament

for in him dwells all the fullness of the Deity bodily

The Emphasized Bible

Because, in him, dwelleth all the fullness of the Godhead, bodily,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

for in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily;

Twentieth Century New Testament

For in Christ the Godhead in all its fulness dwells incarnate;

Webster

For in him dwelleth all the fullness of the Godhead bodily.

Weymouth New Testament

For it is in Christ that the fulness of God's nature dwells embodied, and in Him you are made complete,

Williams New Testament

For it is in Him that all the fullness of Deity continues to live embodied,

World English Bible

For in him all the fullness of the Godhead dwells bodily,

Worrell New Testament

because in Him dwells all the fulness of the Godhead bodily;

Worsley New Testament

for all the fulness of the deity dwelleth personally in Him.

Youngs Literal Translation

because in him doth tabernacle all the fulness of the Godhead bodily,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

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

him

Usage: 0

κατοικέω 
Katoikeo 
Usage: 40

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

the fulness
πλήρωμα 
Pleroma 
Usage: 14

of the Godhead
θεότης 
theotes 
Usage: 1

Images Colossians 2:9

Prayers for Colossians 2:9

Context Readings

Beware Of Requirements Invented By Humans

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. 9 For the entire fullness of God’s nature dwells bodily in Christ, 10 and you have been filled by Him, who is the head over every ruler and authority.



Cross References

Colossians 1:19

For God was pleased to have
all His fullness dwell in Him,

John 1:14

The Word became flesh
and took up residence among us.
We observed His glory,
the glory as the One and Only Son from the Father,
full of grace and truth.

2 Corinthians 5:19

That is, in Christ, God was reconciling the world to Himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and He has committed the message of reconciliation to us.

Isaiah 7:14

Therefore, the Lord Himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive, have a son, and name him Immanuel.

Matthew 1:23

See, the virgin will become pregnant
and give birth to a son,
and they will name Him Immanuel,which is translated “God is with us.”

Luke 3:22

and the Holy Spirit descended on Him in a physical appearance like a dove. And a voice came from heaven:You are My beloved Son.
I take delight in You!

John 10:30

The Father and I are one.”

John 10:38

But if I am doing them and you don’t believe Me, believe the works. This way you will know and understand that the Father is in Me and I in the Father.”

John 14:9-10

Jesus said to him, “Have I been among you all this time without your knowing Me, Philip? The one who has seen Me has seen the Father. How can you say, ‘Show us the Father’?

1 Timothy 3:16

And most certainly, the mystery of godliness is great:He was manifested in the flesh,
vindicated in the Spirit,
seen by angels,
preached among the nations,
believed on in the world,
taken up in glory.

Titus 2:13

while we wait for the blessed hope and appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ.

1 John 5:7

For there are three that testify:

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding so that we may know the true One. We are in the true One—that is, in His Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.

John 2:21

But He was speaking about the sanctuary of His body.

John 14:20

In that day you will know that I am in My Father, you are in Me, and I am in you.

John 17:21

May they all be one,
as You, Father, are in Me and I am in You.
May they also be one in Us,
so the world may believe You sent Me.

Colossians 2:2-3

I want their hearts to be encouraged and joined together in love, so that they may have all the riches of assured understanding and have the knowledge of God’s mystery—Christ.

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