Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

As persons chosen by God, then, consecrated and dearly loved, you must clothe yourselves with tenderness of heart, kindness, humility, gentleness, forbearance.

New American Standard Bible

So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience;

King James Version

Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;

Holman Bible

Therefore, God’s chosen ones, holy and loved, put on heartfelt compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience,

International Standard Version

Therefore, as God's chosen ones, holy and loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience.

A Conservative Version

Put on therefore, as chosen men of God, holy and beloved, bowels of compassion, kindness, humility, mildness, longsuffering,

American Standard Version

Put on therefore, as God's elect, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, meekness, longsuffering;

Amplified

So, as God’s own chosen people, who are holy [set apart, sanctified for His purpose] and well-beloved [by God Himself], put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience [which has the power to endure whatever injustice or unpleasantness comes, with good temper];

An Understandable Version

So, as God's elect [i.e., His people], holy and dearly loved [by Him], clothe yourselves with a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.

Anderson New Testament

Put on, therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, a merciful disposition, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering:

Bible in Basic English

As saints of God, then, holy and dearly loved, let your behaviour be marked by pity and mercy, kind feeling, a low opinion of yourselves, gentle ways, and a power of undergoing all things;

Common New Testament

So, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience;

Daniel Mace New Testament

be you therefore adorn'd with a compassionate temper, with benevolence, humility, meekness, patience as becometh saints and chosen favourites of God:

Darby Translation

Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of compassion, kindness, lowliness, meekness, longsuffering;

Godbey New Testament

Therefore, as elect of God, holy and beloved, put on affections of mercy, kindness, humility, meekness, longsuffering;

John Wesley New Testament

Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering:

Julia Smith Translation

Put on therefore, as the chosen of God, holy and beloved, bowels of compassions, kindnesses, humility, meekness, longsuffering;

King James 2000

Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, compassion, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, as [the] chosen of God, holy and [dearly] loved, put on affection, compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, patience,

Modern King James verseion

Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, put on tender feelings of mercy, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Now therefore as elect of God, holy and beloved, put on tender mercy, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long suffering,

Moffatt New Testament

As God's own chosen, then, as consecrated and beloved, be clothed with compassion, kindliness, humility, gentleness, and good temper ??13 forbear and forgive each other in any case of complaint; as Christ forgave you, so must you forgive.

Montgomery New Testament

Therefore, as God's chosen people, consecrated and beloved, clothe yourselves with tenderness of heart, kindness, humility, gentleness, good temper;

NET Bible

Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with a heart of mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience,

New Heart English Bible

Put on therefore, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, humility, and perseverance;

Noyes New Testament

Clothe yourselves, therefore, as the chosen of God, holy and beloved, with compassionate affections, kindness, lowliness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;

Sawyer New Testament

Put on, therefore, as elect and beloved saints of God, hearts of compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, long-suffering,

The Emphasized Bible

Put on, therefore, as men chosen of God, holy and beloved, tender affections of compassion, graciousness, lowliness of mind, meekness, long-suffering,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humility, meekness, long-suffering;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore, as God's People, consecrated and dear to him, clothe yourselves with tenderness of heart, kindliness, humility, gentleness, forbearance;

Webster

Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering;

Weymouth New Testament

Clothe yourselves therefore, as God's own people holy and dearly loved, with tender-heartedness, kindness, lowliness of mind, meekness, long-suffering;

Williams New Testament

So as God's own chosen people, consecrated and dearly loved, you must once for all clothe yourselves with tenderheartedness, kindness, humility, gentleness, patience; you must keep on

World English Bible

Put on therefore, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, humility, and perseverance;

Worrell New Testament

Put on, therefore, as God's elect, holy and beloved, tender affections of compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, long-suffering;

Worsley New Testament

Put on therefore, as the elect of God holy and beloved, bowels of mercy, benignity, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering;

Youngs Literal Translation

Put on, therefore, as choice ones of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humble-mindedness, meekness, long-suffering,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Put on
ἐνδύω 
Enduo 
put on, clothed with, clothed in, have on, clothe with, be endued, arrayed in, be clothed, vr put on
Usage: 23

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

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

the elect
ἐκλεκτός 
Eklektos 
Usage: 14

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

G40
ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

G25
ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

σπλάγχνον 
Splagchnon 
Usage: 11

of mercies
οἰκτιρμός 
Oiktirmos 
Usage: 5

χρηστότης 
Chrestotes 
Usage: 10

ταπεινοφροσύνη 
Tapeinophrosune 
Usage: 7

πρᾳότης 
Praotes 
Usage: 9

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 3:12

Devotionals containing Colossians 3:12

Images Colossians 3:12

Context Readings

Appeal For New Behavior

11 Here, what matters is not "Greek" and "Jew," the circumcised and the uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave, freeborn, but Christ is everything and in us all. 12 As persons chosen by God, then, consecrated and dearly loved, you must clothe yourselves with tenderness of heart, kindness, humility, gentleness, forbearance. 13 You must bear with one another and forgive one another, if anyone has reason to be offended with anyone else. Just as the Lord has forgiven you, so you must forgive.


Cross References

Ephesians 4:2

with perfect humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another lovingly.

Galatians 5:22-23

But what the Spirit produces is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Ephesians 4:32

You must be kind to one another, you must be tender-hearted, and forgive one another just as God through Christ has forgiven you.

Ephesians 4:32

You must be kind to one another, you must be tender-hearted, and forgive one another just as God through Christ has forgiven you.

Luke 1:78

"Because the heart of our God is merciful, And so the day will dawn upon us from on high,

Luke 18:7

Then will not God provide protection for his chosen people, who cry out to him day and night?

Ephesians 4:24

and put on the new self which has been created in likeness to God, with all the uprightness and holiness that belong to the truth.

Colossians 3:10

and have put on that new self newly made in the likeness of its Creator, to know him fully.

Colossians 3:10

and have put on that new self newly made in the likeness of its Creator, to know him fully.

Colossians 3:10

and have put on that new self newly made in the likeness of its Creator, to know him fully.

Colossians 3:10

and have put on that new self newly made in the likeness of its Creator, to know him fully.

Colossians 3:10

and have put on that new self newly made in the likeness of its Creator, to know him fully.

Colossians 3:10

and have put on that new self newly made in the likeness of its Creator, to know him fully.

Colossians 3:10

and have put on that new self newly made in the likeness of its Creator, to know him fully.

Colossians 3:10

and have put on that new self newly made in the likeness of its Creator, to know him fully.

Matthew 24:22

If those days had not been cut short, nobody would have escaped, but for the sake of God's people those days will be cut short.

Matthew 24:24

for false Christs and false prophets will appear, and they will show great signs and wonders to mislead God's chosen people if they can.

Matthew 24:31

And he will send out his angels with a loud trumpet-call, and they will gather his chosen people from the four winds, from one end of the sky to the other.

Mark 13:20

If the Lord had not cut those days short, nobody would have escaped, but for the sake of his own chosen people he has cut the days short.

Mark 13:22

For false Christs and false prophets will appear, and they will show signs and wonders to mislead God's chosen people if they can.

Mark 13:27

and then he will send out the angels and gather his chosen people from the four winds, from one end of the world to the other.

Mark 13:27

and then he will send out the angels and gather his chosen people from the four winds, from one end of the world to the other.

Romans 8:29-33

For those whom he had marked out from the first he predestined to be made like his Son, so that he should be the eldest of many brothers;

Romans 9:11

For before the children were born or had done anything either good or bad, in order to carry out God's purpose of selection, which depends not on what men do but on his calling them,

Romans 11:5-7

So too at the present time there is a remnant selected by God's mercy.

Romans 12:9-10

Your love must be genuine. You must hate what is wrong, and hold to what is right.

2 Corinthians 6:6

through my purity of life, my knowledge, my patience, my kindness, my holiness of spirit, my genuine love,

Galatians 5:6

For in union with Christ Jesus, neither circumcision nor the want of it counts for anything, but only faith acting through love.

Ephesians 1:4

Through him he chose us out before the creation of the world, to be consecrated and above reproach in his sight in love.

Ephesians 2:4-5

But God is so rich in mercy that because of the great love he had for us,

Philippians 1:8

For God is my witness how I yearn for you all with the affection of Christ Jesus himself.

1 Thessalonians 1:3-6

for we can never forget before our God and Father your energetic faith, your loving service, and your unwavering expectation of our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Thessalonians 5:15

Take care that none of you ever pays back evil for evil, but always try to treat one another and everybody with kindness.

2 Thessalonians 2:13-14

We always have to thank God for you, brothers whom the Lord so loves, because God chose you from the beginning to be saved through consecration by the Spirit and through faith in the truth,

2 Timothy 1:9

He saved us and called us to a consecrated life, not for anything we had done, but of his own accord and out of the mercy which he bestowed upon us ages ago through Christ Jesus,

2 Timothy 2:10

For that reason I am ready to submit to anything for the sake of those whom God has chosen, so that they too may gain the salvation that comes through Christ Jesus and brings eternal glory.

Titus 1:1

Paul, a slave of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to arouse faith in those whom God has chosen, and the comprehension of religious truth,

Titus 3:4-6

But when the goodness and kindness of God our Savior were revealed,

James 3:17-18

The wisdom that is from above is first of all pure, then peaceable, considerate, willing to yield, full of compassion and good deeds, whole-hearted, straightforward.

1 Peter 1:2

whom God the Father has chosen and predestined by the consecration of the Spirit to be obedient to Jesus Christ, and to be sprinkled with his blood; God bless you and give you perfect peace.

1 Peter 3:8-11

Finally, you must all be harmonious, sympathizing, loving, tender-hearted, modest,

2 Peter 1:5-8

For this very reason make every effort to supplement your faith with goodness, goodness with knowledge,

2 Peter 1:10

Therefore, brothers, make all the greater efforts to make God's call and choice of you certain. For if you have these qualities, you will never stumble,

1 John 3:14-20

We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love our brothers. Anyone who does not love is still in death.

1 John 4:19

We love because he loved us first.

2 John 1:13

The children of your chosen sister wish to be remembered to you.

Revelation 17:14

They will make war upon the Lamb, and the Lamb with his elect, chosen, and faithful followers with him will conquer them, for he is Lord of lords and King of kings.

Philippians 2:1-4

So by whatever appeal there is in our relation to Christ, by whatever incentive there is in love, by whatever participation there is in the Spirit, whatever affection and sympathy,

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