Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

For in him dwells all the completion of divinity bodily.

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.

Holman Bible

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

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 all the fullness of Deity (the Godhead) dwells in bodily form [completely expressing the divine essence of God].

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.

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,

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 See ye lest any be carrying you off by philosophy and empty deceit, according to the tradition of men, according to the elements of the world, and not according to Christ. 9 For in him dwells all the completion of divinity bodily. 10 And ye are completed in him, who is the head of all beginning and power:



Cross References

Colossians 1:19

For in him was he pleased that all fulness should dwell:

John 1:14

And the Word was flesh, and dwelt with us, (and we beheld his glory, as the glory of the only born of the Father,) full of grace and truth.

2 Corinthians 5:19

For as God was in Christ reconciling the world to himself, not reckoning to them their faults; and having set in us the word of reconciliation.

Isaiah 7:14

For this, Jehovah he will give to you a sign Behold, the virgin conceiving, and she will bare a son, and call his name Immanuel.

Matthew 1:23

Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which is, being interpreted, God with us.

Luke 3:22

And the Holy Spirit descended in a bodily form as a dove upon him, and there was a voice from heaven, saying, Thou art my dearly loved Son; in thee I was contented.

John 10:30

I and my Father are one.

John 10:38

And if I do, though ye believe me not, believe the works: that ye might know, and believe, that the Father in me, and I in him.

John 14:9-10

Jesus says, to him, So long time am I with you, and hast thou not known me, Philip? he having seen me has seen the Father; and how sayest thou, Show us the Father?,

1 Timothy 3:16

And manifestly great is the mystery of devotion: God was manifested in the flesh, was justified in the Spirit, was seen by angels, was proclaimed in the nations, was believed on in the world, was received up in glory.

Titus 2:13

Expecting the blessed hope, and apppearance of the glory of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;

1 John 5:7

For three are testifying (in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit: and these three are one.

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding, and we know him true, and we are in him true, in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.

John 2:21

But he spake concerning the temple of his body.

John 14:20

In that day shall ye know that I am in my Father, and ye in me, and I in you.

John 17:21

That all might be one; as thou, Father, in me, and I in thee, that they also be one in us; that the world might believe that thou sentest me.

Colossians 2:2-3

That their hearts might be comforted, being joined together in love, and to all the riches of the complete certainty of the understanding, to the acknowledgment of the mystery of God, and the Father, and of Christ;

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