Parallel Verses

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 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;

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.

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.

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,

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 Therefore, if you have been raised with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. 2 Keep thinking about things above, not things on the earth,


Cross References

Matthew 6:20

But accumulate for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and thieves do not break in and steal.

Matthew 6:33

But above all pursue his kingdom and righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.

Luke 12:33

Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide yourselves purses that do not wear out -- a treasure in heaven that never decreases, where no thief approaches and no moth destroys.

Psalm 16:11

You lead me in the path of life; I experience absolute joy in your presence; you always give me sheer delight.

Psalm 73:25-26

Whom do I have in heaven but you? I desire no one but you on earth.

Matthew 26:64

Jesus said to him, "You have said it yourself. But I tell you, from now on you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of the Power and coming on the clouds of heaven."

Mark 14:62

"I am," said Jesus, "and you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of the Power and coming with the clouds of heaven."

Luke 22:69

But from now on the Son of Man will be seated at the right hand of the power of God."

Acts 2:34

For David did not ascend into heaven, but he himself says, 'The Lord said to my lord, "Sit at my right hand

Acts 7:55

But Stephen, full of the Holy Spirit, looked intently toward heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God.

Romans 6:4-5

Therefore we have been buried with him through baptism into death, in order that just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we too may live a new life.

Romans 6:9-11

We know that since Christ has been raised from the dead, he is never going to die again; death no longer has mastery over him.

Romans 8:6

For the outlook of the flesh is death, but the outlook of the Spirit is life and peace,

Romans 8:34

Who is the one who will condemn? Christ is the one who died (and more than that, he was raised), who is at the right hand of God, and who also is interceding for us.

2 Corinthians 4:18

because we are not looking at what can be seen but at what cannot be seen. For what can be seen is temporary, but what cannot be seen is eternal.

Galatians 2:19-20

For through the law I died to the law so that I may live to God.

Ephesians 1:19-20

and what is the incomparable greatness of his power toward us who believe, as displayed in the exercise of his immense strength.

Ephesians 2:5-6

even though we were dead in transgressions, made us alive together with Christ -- by grace you are saved! --

Ephesians 4:10

He, the very one who descended, is also the one who ascended above all the heavens, in order to fill all things.

Mark 16:19

After the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, he was taken up into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God.

Luke 20:42

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

Philippians 3:20-21

But our citizenship is in heaven -- and we also await a savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ,

Colossians 2:12-13

Having been buried with him in baptism, you also have been raised 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 the elemental spirits of the world, why do you submit to them as though you lived in the world?

Colossians 3:2

Keep thinking about things above, not things on the earth,

Hebrews 1:3

The Son is the radiance of his glory and the representation of his essence, and he sustains all things by his powerful word, and so when he had accomplished cleansing for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high.

Hebrews 1:13

But to which of the angels has he ever said, "Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet"?

Hebrews 8:1

Now the main point of what we are saying is this: We have such a high priest, one who sat down at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in heaven,

Hebrews 10:12

But when this priest had offered one sacrifice for sins for all time, he sat down at the right hand of God,

Hebrews 11:13-16

These all died in faith without receiving the things promised, but they saw them in the distance and welcomed them and acknowledged that they were strangers and foreigners on the earth.

Hebrews 12:2

keeping our eyes fixed on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of our faith. For the joy set out for him he endured the cross, disregarding its shame, and has taken his seat at the right hand of the throne of God.

1 Peter 3:22

who went into heaven and is at the right hand of God with angels and authorities and powers subject to him.

Psalm 17:14-15

Lord, use your power to deliver me from these murderers, from the murderers of this world! They enjoy prosperity; you overwhelm them with the riches they desire. They have many children, and leave their wealth to their offspring.

Psalm 110:1

A psalm of David. Here is the Lord's proclamation to my lord: "Sit down at my right hand until I make your enemies your footstool!"

Proverbs 15:24

The path of life is upward for the wise person, to keep him from going downward to Sheol.

Matthew 22:44

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

Mark 12:36

David himself, by the Holy Spirit, said, 'The Lord said to my lord, "Sit at my right hand, until I put your enemies under your feet."'

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