Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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;

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.

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:

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,

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 Where no Greek and Jew, circumcision and uncircumcision, foreigner, Scythian, servant, free: but Christ all things, and in all. 12 Put on therefore, as the chosen of God, holy and beloved, bowels of compassions, kindnesses, humility, meekness, longsuffering; 13 (Bearing one another, propitiating one another, if any have a complaint against any: as also Christ propitiated for you, so also ye.)


Cross References

Ephesians 4:2

With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, bearing one another in love;

Galatians 5:22-23

And the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faith,

Ephesians 4:32

And be ye kind one to another, having good bowels, favoring each other, as also God in Christ Jesus favored you.

Isaiah 42:1

Behold my servant, I will hold fast in him; my chosen, my soul delighted; I gave my spirit upon him: he shall bring forth judgment to the nations.

Luke 1:78

Through the bowels of mercy of our God; by which the rising of the sun of sublimity has reviewed us,

Luke 18:7

And shall not God do the avenging of his chosen, crying to him day and night, being slow to anger toward them?

Ephesians 4:24

And to put on the new man, created according to God in justice and sanctity of truth.

Colossians 3:10

And having put on the new, being renewed in knowledge according to the image of him having created him:

Isaiah 45:4

For sake of my servant Jacob, and Israel my chosen, and I will call to thee by thy name:.and I will address thee, and thou knewest me not

Isaiah 63:15

Look from the heavens, and see from thy holy dwelling and thy glory: where thy zeal and thy strength? the multitude of thy bowels and thy compassions to me restrained themselves.

Isaiah 65:9

And I brought forth a seed out of Jacob, and out of Judah he shall inherit my mountain: and my chosen shall inherit it, and my servants shall dwell their.

Isaiah 65:22

They shall not build and another inhabit; they shall not plant and another eat: for as the days of a tree the days of my people, and my chosen shall wear out the work of their hands.

Jeremiah 31:3

Jehovah was seen to me from afar off; and I loved thee an eternal love: for this I drew thee in kindness.

Jeremiah 31:20

Is Ephraim a precious son to me? if a child of delights? for whenever my speaking against him, remembering, I shall remember him yet; for this the bowels were put in motion to me compassionating, I will compassionate him, says Jehovah.

Ezekiel 16:8

And I shall pass by thee and see thee, and behold, thy time the time of loves; and I shall spread my wing over thee and cover thy nakedness: and I shall swear to thee, and come into covenant with thee, says the Lord Jehovah, and thou shalt be to me.

Matthew 24:22

And except those days had been shortened, no flesh should be saved: but for the chosen, those days shall be shortened.

Matthew 24:24

For false Christs, and false prophets, shall be raised up, and give great signs and wonders; so as to deceive, if possible, also the chosen.

Matthew 24:31

And he shall send his messengers, with the great voice of the trumpet, and they shall bring together his chosen from the four winds, from the extremities of the heavens to the extremities.

Mark 13:20

And except the Lord shortened the days, no flesh should be saved: but for the chosen whom he chose, he shortened the days.

Mark 13:22

For false Christs and false prophets shall be raised up, and shall give signs and wonders, to deceive, if possible, also the chosen.

Mark 13:27

And then shall he send his messengers, and gather together his chosen from the four winds, from extremity of earth to extremity of heaven.

Romans 1:7

To all being in Rome, beloved of God, called holy: Grace to you and peace from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Romans 8:29-33

For whom he before knew, he also before determined of the form of the image of his Son, for him to be first born in many brethren.

Romans 9:11

(For not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that according to choice the purpose of God might remain, not of works, but of him calling;)

Romans 11:5-7

So then also in the time now has been a remnant according to the election of grace.

Romans 12:9-10

Love unfeigned. Hating evil; fastened to good.

2 Corinthians 6:6

In purity, in knowledge, in long-suffering, in kindness, in the Holy Spirit, in love unfeigned.

Galatians 5:6

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision has any power, nor uncircumcision; but faith being energetic through love.

Ephesians 1:4

As he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, for us to be holy and blameless before him in love:

Ephesians 2:4-5

But God, being rich in mercy, by his much love which he loved us,

Philippians 1:8

For God is my witness, how I long for you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ.

1 Thessalonians 1:3-6

Remembering your work of faith, and fatigue of love, and patience of hope of our Lord Jesus Christ, before God and our Father;

1 Thessalonians 5:15

See that any return not evil to any: but always pursue good to one another, and to all.

2 Thessalonians 2:13-14

And we ought to return thanks to God always for you, brethren dearly beloved by the Lord, that God chose you from the beginning to salvation in consecration of the Spirit and belief of the truth:

2 Timothy 1:9

Who having saved us, and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, given us in Christ Jesus before eternal times,

2 Timothy 2:10

For this I endure all things for the chosen, that they also might attain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

Titus 1:1

Paul, servant of God, and sent of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of the chosen of God, and the acknowledgment of the truth according to devotion;

Titus 3:4-6

And when the kindness and philanthropy of our Saviour God was made evident,

James 3:17-18

And the wisdom from above is truly first pure, then peaceful, decorous, docile, full of mercy and good fruits, not separated, and unfeigned.

1 Peter 1:2

According to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the consecration of the Spirit, to obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you, and peace, be multiplied.

1 Peter 3:8-11

And finally, all unanimous, suffering together, loving the brethren, having good bowels, an affectionate disposition:

2 Peter 1:5-8

And also this same, having brought in at the side all earnestness, furnish in addition in your faith fitness; and In fitness knowledge;

2 Peter 1:10

Wherefore rather, brethren, be earnest to have your calling and selection made firm: for doing these, ye should not once stumble:

1 John 3:14-20

We know that we have passed from death to life, for we love the brethren. He not loving the brother remains in death.

1 John 4:19

We should love him, for he first loved us.

2 John 1:13

The children of thy chosen sister greet thee. Amen.

Revelation 17:14

These will wage war with the Lamb, and the Lamb will conquer them: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings: and they with him called, and chosen, and faithful.

Philippians 2:1-4

If therefore any consolation in Christ, if any encouragement of love, if any mutual participation of the Spirit, if any compassions and mercies,

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