Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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

Clothe yourselves therefore, as God's own chosen ones (His own picked representatives), [who are] purified and holy and well-beloved [by God Himself, by putting on behavior marked by] tenderhearted pity and mercy, kind feeling, a lowly opinion of yourselves, gentle ways, [and] patience [which is tireless and long-suffering, and has the power to endure whatever 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:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Clothed, therefore, (as the elect of God, holy and beloved) with bowels of mercies, with kindness, with humility, with meekness, with tolerance,

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;

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

ἅγιος 
Hagios 
Usage: 209

and

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

ἀγαπάω 
Agapao 
Usage: 92

σπλάγχνον 
Splagchnon 
Usage: 11

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 there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, barbarian, Scythian, slave, [or] free, but Christ [is] all, and in all. 12 Therefore, as [the] chosen of God, holy and [dearly] loved, put on affection, compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, patience, 13 putting up with one another and forgiving one another. If anyone should have a complaint against anyone, just as also the Lord forgave you, thus also you [do the same].


Cross References

Ephesians 4:2

with all humility and gentleness, with patience, putting up with one another in love,

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Ephesians 4:32

Become kind toward one another, compassionate, forgiving one another, just as also God in Christ has forgiven you.

Isaiah 42:1

Look! [here is] my servant; I hold him, my chosen one, [in whom] my soul delights. I have {put} my spirit on him; he will bring justice forth to the nations.

Luke 1:78

because of the merciful compassion of our God by which the dawn will visit to help us from on high,

Luke 18:7

And will not God surely {see to it that justice is done} to his chosen ones who cry out to him day and night, and will he delay toward them?

Ephesians 4:24

and put on the new man (in accordance with God), who is created in righteousness and holiness from the truth.

Colossians 3:10

and have put on the new [man] that is being renewed in knowledge according to the image of the one who created him,

Isaiah 45:4

for the sake of my servant Jacob, and Israel my chosen one. And I call you by your name; I give you a name of honor, though you do not know me.

Isaiah 63:15

Look from heaven, and see from the lofty residence of your holiness and glory. Where [are] your zeal and strength? {Your compassion} and mercy to me hold themselves back.

Isaiah 65:9

And I will bring descendant s out from Jacob, and a {people} from Judah to take possession of my mountain, and my chosen ones shall inherit it, and my servants shall settle there.

Isaiah 65:22

They shall not build and another inhabit; they shall not plant and another eat. For the days of my people [shall be] like the days of tree, and my chosen ones shall enjoy the work of their hands.

Jeremiah 31:3

From afar Yahweh appeared to me, [saying], "I have loved you [with] an everlasting love. {Therefore} I have drawn you [with] loyal love.

Jeremiah 31:20

[Is] Ephraim my dear son, or [the] child of [my] delight? For {as often as} I have earnestly spoken against him, I still remember him. {Therefore} my bowels are turbulent for him, surely I will have compassion on him," {declares} Yahweh.

Ezekiel 16:8

" 'And I passed by you, and I saw you, and look, {your time of lovemaking had come}, and [so] I spread out my hem over you, and I covered your nakedness, and I swore to you, and I entered into a covenant with you,' {declares} the Lord Yahweh, 'and {you became mine}.

Matthew 24:22

And unless those days had been shortened, {no human being would be saved}. But for the sake of the elect, those days will be shortened.

Matthew 24:24

For false messiahs and false prophets will appear, and will produce great signs and wonders in order to deceive, if possible, even the elect.

Matthew 24:31

And he will send out his angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather his elect together from the four winds, from [one] end of heaven to the [other] end of it.

Mark 13:20

And if the Lord had not shortened the days, {no human being would be saved}. But for the sake of the elect, whom he chose, he has shortened the days.

Mark 13:22

For false messiahs and false prophets will appear, and will produce signs and wonders in order to mislead, if possible, the elect.

Mark 13:27

And then he will send out the angels, and will gather the elect together from the four winds, from the end of the earth to the end of heaven.

Romans 1:7

To all those in Rome who are loved by God, called [to be] saints. Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Romans 8:29-33

because [those] whom he foreknew, he also predestined [to be] conformed to the image of his Son, so that he should be the firstborn among many brothers.

Romans 9:11

for [although they] had not yet been born, or done anything good or evil, in order that the purpose of God according to election might remain,

Romans 11:5-7

So in this way also at the present time, there is a remnant {selected by grace}.

Romans 12:9-10

Love must be without hypocrisy. Abhor what [is] evil; be attached to what [is] good,

2 Corinthians 6:6

in purity, in knowledge, in patience, in kindness, in the Holy Spirit, in love without hypocrisy,

Galatians 5:6

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision counts for anything nor uncircumcision, but faith working through love.

Ephesians 1:4

just as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, [that] we should be holy and blameless before him in love,

Ephesians 2:4-5

But God, being rich in mercy, because of his great love [with] which he loved us,

Philippians 1:8

For God [is] my witness, that I long for all of you with the affection of Christ Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 1:3-6

[because we] remember your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father,

1 Thessalonians 5:15

See to it that no one pays back evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue good toward one another and toward all [people].

2 Thessalonians 2:13-14

But we ought to give thanks to God always concerning you, brothers [dearly] loved by the Lord, because God has chosen you [as] first fruits for salvation by the sanctification of the Spirit and faith in the truth,

2 Timothy 1:9

who saved us and called [us] with a holy calling, not according to our works but according to his own purpose and grace that was given to us in Christ Jesus {before time began},

2 Timothy 2:10

Because of this, I endure all [things] for the sake of the chosen, in order that they also may obtain salvation [which is] in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

Titus 1:1

Paul, a slave of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ for the faith of the chosen of God and the knowledge of the truth that [is] according to godliness,

Titus 3:4-6

But when the kindness and love for mankind of God our Savior appeared,

James 3:17-18

But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceful, gentle, obedient, full of mercy and good fruits, nonjudgmental, without hypocrisy,

1 Peter 1:2

according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience and [for] sprinkling with the blood of Jesus Christ. May grace and peace be multiplied to you.

1 Peter 3:8-11

And finally, all [of you be] harmonious, sympathetic, showing mutual affection, compassionate, humble,

2 Peter 1:5-8

and [for] this same [reason], and [by] applying all diligence, supply with your faith excellence of character, and with excellence of character, knowledge,

2 Peter 1:10

Therefore, brothers, be zealous even more to make your calling and election secure, because [if you] do these [things], you will never ever stumble.

1 John 3:14-20

We know that we have passed over from death to life because we love the brothers. The one who does not love remains in death.

1 John 4:19

We love, because he first loved us.

2 John 1:13

The children of your elect sister greet you.

Revelation 17:14

These will make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb will conquer them, because he is Lord of lords and King of kings, and those with him [are] called and chosen and faithful."

Philippians 2:1-4

Therefore, if [there is] any encouragement in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and compassion,



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