Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

If, then, you have been raised to life with Christ, set your hearts on the things that are where Christ is, above, seated at God's right hand.

New American Standard Bible

Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.

King James Version

If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God.

Holman Bible

So if you have been raised with the Messiah, seek what is above, where the Messiah is, seated at the right hand of God.

International Standard Version

Therefore, if you have been raised with the Messiah, keep focusing on the things that are above, where the Messiah is seated at the right hand of God.

A Conservative Version

If therefore ye were raised with the Christ, seek the things above, where Christ is, sitting at the right hand of God.

American Standard Version

If then ye were raised together with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated on the right hand of God.

Amplified

Therefore if you have been raised with Christ [to a new life, sharing in His resurrection from the dead], keep seeking the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.

An Understandable Version

If then you people have been raised up together with Christ [i.e., from your burial in immersion, See 2:12-13 with Rom. 6:4], pay attention to the things that are above [i.e., heavenly things], where Christ is seated at the right side of God.

Anderson New Testament

If, then, you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where the Christ sits at the right hand of God;

Bible in Basic English

If then you have a new life with Christ, give your attention to the things of heaven, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God.

Common New Testament

If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

If then you are risen with Christ, seek the things, that are above, where Christ sits at the right hand of God.

Darby Translation

If therefore ye have been raised with the Christ, seek the things which are above, where the Christ is, sitting at the right hand of God:

Godbey New Testament

If then ye are risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ is, sitting on the right hand of God;

John Wesley New Testament

If ye then are risen with Christ, seek the things above, where Christ sitteth at the right-hand of God.

Julia Smith Translation

If therefore ye be risen with Christ, seek things above, where Christ is sitting on the right hand of God.

King James 2000

If you then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sits on the right hand of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, if you have been raised together with Christ, seek the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.

Modern King James verseion

If then you were raised with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ is sitting at the right hand of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If ye be then risen again with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the righthand of God.

Moffatt New Testament

Since then you have been raised with Christ, aim at what is above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God;

Montgomery New Testament

If you then are risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ abides, seated on the right hand of God.

NET Bible

Therefore, if you have been raised with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.

New Heart English Bible

If then you were raised together with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated on the right hand of God.

Noyes New Testament

If then ye were raised together with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is sitting on the right hand of God.

Sawyer New Testament

IF you, therefore, have been raised with Christ, seek the things above, where Christ sits on the right hand of God;

The Emphasized Bible

If, therefore, ye have been raised together with the Christ, the things on high, be seeking, where, the Christ, is - on the right hand of God, sitting;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

IF ye then be risen with Christ, seek the things which are above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Since, therefore, you were raised to Life with the Christ, seek for the things that are above; for it is there that the Christ is 'seated at the right hand of God.'

Webster

If ye then be raised with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God.

Weymouth New Testament

If however you have risen with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, enthroned at God's right hand.

Williams New Testament

So if you have been raised to life in fellowship with Christ, keep on seeking the things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God.

World English Bible

If then you were raised together with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated on the right hand of God.

Worrell New Testament

If, therefore, ye were raised up with Christ, seek the things above, where Christ is, seated on the right hand of God.

Worsley New Testament

If ye then be risen with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ sitteth at the right hand of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

If, then, ye were raised with the Christ, the things above seek ye, where the Christ is, on the right hand of God seated,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

ye
συνεγείρω 
sunegeiro 
rise with, raise up together
Usage: 3

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

be risen with
συνεγείρω 
sunegeiro 
rise with, raise up together
Usage: 3

Χριστός 
christos 
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557
Usage: 557

ζητέω 
Zeteo 
Usage: 79


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

ἄνω 
Ano 
above, up, high, brim
Usage: 8

οὗ 
Hou 
Usage: 40

κάθημαι 
Kathemai 
sit, sit down, sit by, be set down, dwell
Usage: 78

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

the right hand
δεξιός 
Dexios 
Usage: 36

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 3:1

Devotionals containing Colossians 3:1

Images Colossians 3:1

Prayers for Colossians 3:1

Context Readings

Seek The Things Above

1 If, then, you have been raised to life with Christ, set your hearts on the things that are where Christ is, above, seated at God's right hand. 2 Fix your thoughts on the things that are above, not on those that are on earth.


Cross References

Matthew 6:20

but store up your riches in heaven, where moths and rust cannot destroy them, and where thieves cannot break in and steal them.

Matthew 6:33

But you must make his kingdom, and uprightness before him, your greatest care, and you will have all these other things besides.

Luke 12:33

Sell what belongs to you, and give away the money! Get yourselves purses that will never wear out, inexhaustible riches in heaven, where thieves cannot get near nor moths destroy.

Luke 12:33

Sell what belongs to you, and give away the money! Get yourselves purses that will never wear out, inexhaustible riches in heaven, where thieves cannot get near nor moths destroy.

Luke 12:33-26

Sell what belongs to you, and give away the money! Get yourselves purses that will never wear out, inexhaustible riches in heaven, where thieves cannot get near nor moths destroy.

Matthew 26:64

Jesus said to him, "It is true. But I tell you you will soon see the Son of Man seated at the right hand of the Almighty and coming upon the clouds of the sky!"

Mark 14:62

But Jesus said, "I am! and you will see the Son of Man seated at the right hand of the Almighty and coming in the clouds of the sky!"

Luke 22:69

But from this time on, the Son of Man will be seated at the right hand of God Almighty!"

Acts 2:34

"For David did not go up to heaven, but he said, 'The Lord said to my lord, Sit at my right hand,

Acts 7:55

But he, full of the holy Spirit, looked up to heaven and saw God's glory and Jesus standing at God's right hand.

Romans 6:4-5

Through baptism we have been buried with him in death, so that just as he was raised from the dead through the Father's glory, we too may live a new life.

Romans 6:9-11

for we know that Christ, once raised from the dead, will never die again; death has no more hold on him.

Romans 8:6

For to be physically minded means death, but to be spiritually minded means life and peace.

Romans 8:34

who can condemn them? Christ Jesus who died, or rather who was raised from the dead, is at God's right hand, and actually pleads for us.

2 Corinthians 4:18

because I keep my eyes not on what is seen but what is unseen. For what is seen is transitory, but what is unseen is eternal.

Galatians 2:19-20

For it is through the Law that I have become dead to the Law, so that I may live for God.

Ephesians 1:19-20

and how surpassingly great his power is for us who believe; like the mighty strength

Ephesians 2:5-6

he made us, dead as we were through our offenses, live again with the Christ. It is by his mercy that you have been saved.

Ephesians 4:10

It is he who went down who has also gone up above all the heavens, to fill the universe.

Mark 16:19

So the Lord Jesus, after he had spoken to them, was caught up into heaven and took his seat at God's right hand.

Luke 20:42

For David himself says in the Book of Psalms, " 'The Lord has said to my lord, "Sit at my right hand,

Philippians 3:20-21

But the commonwealth to which we belong is in heaven, and from it we are eagerly awaiting the coming of a savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.

Colossians 2:12-13

when in your baptism you were buried with him, and raised to life with him through your faith in the power of God who raised him from the dead.

Colossians 2:20

If you have died with Christ to material ways of looking at things, why do you act as though you still belonged to the world, and submit to rules like

Colossians 3:2

Fix your thoughts on the things that are above, not on those that are on earth.

Hebrews 1:3

He is the reflection of God's glory, and the representation of his being, and bears up the universe by his mighty word. He has effected man's purification from sin, and has taken his seat on high at the right hand of God's Majesty,

Hebrews 1:13

But to what angel did he ever say, 'Sit at my right hand, Until I make your enemies a footstool for you"?

Hebrews 8:1

Now the main point in what I am saying is this: We have such a high priest as this, and he has taken his seat in heaven at the right hand of God's Majesty,

Hebrews 10:12

But Christ has offered for all time one sacrifice for sin, and has taken his seat at God's right hand,

Hebrews 11:13-16

All these people lived all their lives in faith, and died without receiving what had been promised; they only saw it far ahead and welcomed the sight of it, recognizing that they themselves were only foreigners and strangers here on earth.

Hebrews 12:2

fixing our eyes upon Jesus, our leader and example in faith, who in place of the happiness that belonged to him, submitted to a cross, caring nothing for its shame, and has taken his seat at the right hand of the throne of God.

1 Peter 3:22

who has gone to heaven and is at God's right hand, with angels, hierarchies, and powers made subject to him.

1 Peter 3:22-15

who has gone to heaven and is at God's right hand, with angels, hierarchies, and powers made subject to him.

1 Peter 3:22

who has gone to heaven and is at God's right hand, with angels, hierarchies, and powers made subject to him.

1 Peter 3:22

who has gone to heaven and is at God's right hand, with angels, hierarchies, and powers made subject to him.

Matthew 22:44

" 'The Lord has said to my lord, "Sit at my right hand, Until I put your enemies under your feet" '?

Mark 12:36

David himself, under the influence of the holy Spirit, said, " 'The Lord has said to my lord, "Sit at my right hand Until I put your enemies under your feet." '

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