Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 If however you have risen with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, enthroned at God's right hand. 2 Give your minds to the things that are above, not to the things that are on the earth.


Cross References

Matthew 6:20

But amass wealth for yourselves in Heaven, where neither the moth nor wear-and-tear destroys, and where thieves do not break in and steal.

Matthew 6:33

But make His Kingdom and righteousness your chief aim, and then these things shall all be given you in addition.

Luke 12:33

Sell your possessions and give alms. Provide yourselves with purses that will never wear out, a treasure inexhaustible in Heaven, where no thief can come nor moth consume.

Luke 12:33

Sell your possessions and give alms. Provide yourselves with purses that will never wear out, a treasure inexhaustible in Heaven, where no thief can come nor moth consume.

Luke 12:33-26

Sell your possessions and give alms. Provide yourselves with purses that will never wear out, a treasure inexhaustible in Heaven, where no thief can come nor moth consume.

Matthew 26:64

"I am He," replied Jesus. "But I tell you that, later on, you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of Omnipotence, and coming on the clouds of the sky."

Mark 14:62

"I am," replied Jesus, "and you and others will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of the divine Power, and coming amid the clouds of the sky."

Luke 22:69

But from this time forward the Son of Man will be seated at the right hand of God's omnipotence."

Acts 2:34

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

Acts 7:55

But, full of the Holy Spirit and looking up to Heaven, Stephen saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at God's right hand.

Romans 6:4-5

Well, then, we by our baptism were buried with Him in death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from among the dead by the Father's glorious power, we also should live an entirely new life.

Romans 6:9-11

because we know that Christ, having come back to life, is no longer liable to die.

Romans 8:6

Because for the mind to be given up to earthly things means death; but for it to be given up to spiritual things means Life and peace.

Romans 8:34

Who is there to condemn them? Christ Jesus died, or rather has risen to life again. He is also at the right hand of God, and is interceding for us.

2 Corinthians 4:18

while we look not at things seen, but things unseen; for things seen are temporary, but things unseen are eternal.

Galatians 2:19-20

for it is by the Law that I have died to the Law, in order that I may live to God.

Ephesians 1:19-20

and what the transcendent greatness of His power in us believers as seen in the working of His infinite might

Ephesians 2:5-6

caused us, dead though we were through our offences, to live with Christ--it is by grace that you have been saved--

Ephesians 4:10

He who descended is the same as He who ascended again far above all the Heavens in order to fill the universe.)

Mark 16:19

So the Lord Jesus after having thus spoken to them was taken up into Heaven, and sat down at the right hand of God.

Luke 20:42

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

Philippians 3:20-21

We, however, are free citizens of Heaven, and we are waiting with longing expectation for the coming from Heaven of a Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ,

Colossians 2:12-13

having been buried with Him in your baptism, in which you were also raised with Him through faith produced within you by God who raised Him from among the dead.

Colossians 2:20

If you have died with Christ and have escaped from the world's rudimentary notions, why, as though your life still belonged to the world, do you submit to such precepts as

Colossians 3:2

Give your minds to the things that are above, not to the things that are on the earth.

Hebrews 1:3

He brightly reflects God's glory and is the exact representation of His being, and upholds the universe by His all-powerful word. After securing man's purification from sin He took His seat at the right hand of the Majesty on high,

Hebrews 1:13

To which of the angels has He ever said, "Sit at My right hand till I make Thy foes a footstool for Thy feet"?

Hebrews 8:1

Now in connexion with what we have been saying the chief point is that we have a High Priest who has taken His seat at the right hand of the throne of God's Majesty in the heavens,

Hebrews 10:12

this Priest, on the contrary, after offering for sins a single sacrifice of perpetual efficacy, took His seat at God's right hand,

Hebrews 11:13-16

All these died in the possession of faith. They had not received the promised blessings, but had seen them from a distance and had greeted them, and had acknowledged themselves to be foreigners and strangers here on earth;

Hebrews 12:2

simply fixing our gaze upon Jesus, our Prince Leader in the faith, who will also award us the prize. He, for the sake of the joy which lay before Him, patiently endured the cross, looking with contempt upon its shame, and afterwards seated Himself-- where He still sits--at the right hand of the throne of God.

1 Peter 3:22

who is at God's right hand, having gone into Heaven, angels and authorities and powers having been made subject to Him.

1 Peter 3:22-15

who is at God's right hand, having gone into Heaven, angels and authorities and powers having been made subject to Him.

1 Peter 3:22

who is at God's right hand, having gone into Heaven, angels and authorities and powers having been made subject to Him.

1 Peter 3:22

who is at God's right hand, having gone into Heaven, angels and authorities and powers having been made subject to Him.

Matthew 22:44

"'The Lord said to my Lord, sit at My right hand until I have put thy foes beneath thy feet'?

Mark 12:36

David himself said, taught by the Holy Spirit, "'The Lord said to my Lord, Sit at My right hand, until I have made thy foes a footstool under thy feet.'

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