Parallel Verses

Amplified

And let the peace (soul harmony which comes) from Christ rule (act as umpire continually) in your hearts [deciding and settling with finality all questions that arise in your minds, in that peaceful state] to which as [members of Christ's] one body you were also called [to live]. And be thankful (appreciative), [giving praise to God always].

New American Standard Bible

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body; and be thankful.

King James Version

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.

Holman Bible

And let the peace of the Messiah, to which you were also called in one body, control your hearts. Be thankful.

International Standard Version

Let the peace of the Messiah also rule in your hearts, to which you were called in one body, and be thankful.

A Conservative Version

And let the peace of God umpire in your hearts, for which also ye were called in one body, and become thankful.

American Standard Version

And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to the which also ye were called in one body; and be ye thankful.

An Understandable Version

You should let the peace given by Christ rule in your hearts, since you people were called [to be at peace] in one body [i.e., the church]; and you should be thankful.

Anderson New Testament

And let the peace of God, to which you are called in one body, rule in your hearts, and be thankful.

Bible in Basic English

And let the peace of Christ be ruling in your hearts, as it was the purpose of God for you to be one body; and give praise to God at all times.

Common New Testament

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. And be thankful.

Daniel Mace New Testament

may the peace of Christ, to which you are called to be but one body, influence your hearts, to be benevolent.

Darby Translation

And let the peace of Christ preside in your hearts, to which also ye have been called in one body, and be thankful.

Godbey New Testament

And let the peace of Christ reign in your hearts, in which you are called in one body; and be ye thankful.

Goodspeed New Testament

Let the ruling principle in your hearts be Christ's peace, for in becoming members of one body you have been called under its sway. And you must be thankful.

John Wesley New Testament

And the peace of God shall rule in your hearts, to which also ye are called in one body: and be ye thankful.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, into which likewise ye are called into one body, and be ye thankful.

Julia Smith Translation

And let the peace of God act as umpire in your hearts, to which also, ye were called in one body: and be grateful.

King James 2000

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you are called in one body; and be thankful.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the peace of Christ must rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body, and be thankful.

Modern King James verseion

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which you also are called in one body, and be thankful.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which peace ye are called in one body: and see that ye be thankful.

Moffatt New Testament

Also, let the peace of Christ be supreme within your hearts ??that is why you have been called as members of the one Body. And you must be thankful.

Montgomery New Testament

Let the peace of Christ, to which also you were called in one body, rule in your hearts, and show yourselves thankful.

NET Bible

Let the peace of Christ be in control in your heart (for you were in fact called as one body to this peace), and be thankful.

New Heart English Bible

And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful.

Noyes New Testament

and let the peace of Christ, to which ye were called in one body, rule in your hearts; and be ye thankful.

Sawyer New Testament

And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, for which you have been called in one body; and be thankful.

The Emphasized Bible

And let, the peace of Christ, act as umpire in your hearts, unto which ye have been called in onebody, and be thankful:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And let the peace of God set up its throne in your hearts, whereunto also ye have been called in one body; and be ye thankful.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Let the Peace that the Christ gives decide all doubts within your hearts; for you also were called to the enjoyment of peace as members of one Body. And show yourselves thankful.

Webster

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.

Weymouth New Testament

and let the peace which Christ gives settle all questionings in your hearts, to which peace indeed you were called as belonging to His one Body; and be thankful.

Williams New Testament

Let the peace that Christ can give keep on acting as umpire in your hearts, for you were called to this state as members of one body. And practice being thankful.

World English Bible

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful.

Worrell New Testament

And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, unto which also ye were called in one body; and become thankful.

Worsley New Testament

And let the peace of God preside in your hearts, to which ye are also called as united in one body: and be thankful for it.

Youngs Literal Translation

and let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also ye were called in one body, and become thankful.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

let
βραβεύω 
Brabeuo 
Usage: 1

the peace
εἰρήνη 
Eirene 
Usage: 71

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

βραβεύω 
Brabeuo 
Usage: 1

in
ἐν 
En 
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128
Usage: 2128

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

καρδία 
Kardia 
Usage: 116

to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

the which
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980


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

ye are called
καλέω 
Kaleo 
call, bid, be so named, named ,
Usage: 106

one
εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188

σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123

and

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

be ye
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 3:15

Devotionals containing Colossians 3:15

Images Colossians 3:15

Context Readings

Appeal For New Behavior

14 And above all these [put on] love and enfold yourselves with the bond of perfectness [which binds everything together completely in ideal harmony]. 15 And let the peace (soul harmony which comes) from Christ rule (act as umpire continually) in your hearts [deciding and settling with finality all questions that arise in your minds, in that peaceful state] to which as [members of Christ's] one body you were also called [to live]. And be thankful (appreciative), [giving praise to God always]. 16 Let the word [spoken by] Christ (the Messiah) have its home [in your hearts and minds] and dwell in you in [all its] richness, as you teach and admonish and train one another in all insight and intelligence and wisdom [in spiritual things, and as you sing] psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, making melody to God with [His] grace in your hearts.


Cross References

John 14:27

Peace I leave with you; My [own] peace I now give and bequeath to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid. [Stop allowing yourselves to be agitated and disturbed; and do not permit yourselves to be fearful and intimidated and cowardly and unsettled.]

Isaiah 26:3

You will guard him and keep him in perfect and constant peace whose mind [both its inclination and its character] is stayed on You, because he commits himself to You, leans on You, and hopes confidently in You.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus says the high and lofty One -- "He Who inhabits eternity, Whose name is Holy: I dwell in the high and holy place, but with him also who is of a thoroughly penitent and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble and to revive the heart of the thoroughly penitent [bruised with sorrow for sin].

Romans 5:1

Therefore, since we are justified ( acquitted, declared righteous, and given a right standing with God) through faith, let us [grasp the fact that we] have [the peace of reconciliation to hold and to enjoy] peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One).

Ephesians 5:20

At all times and for everything giving thanks in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God the Father.

Philippians 4:6-7

Do not fret or have any anxiety about anything, but in every circumstance and in everything, by prayer and petition ( definite requests), with thanksgiving, continue to make your wants known to God.

Colossians 3:17

And whatever you do [no matter what it is] in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus and in [dependence upon] His Person, giving praise to God the Father through Him.

1 Thessalonians 5:18

Thank [God] in everything [no matter what the circumstances may be, be thankful and give thanks], for this is the will of God for you [who are] in Christ Jesus [the Revealer and Mediator of that will].

Psalm 29:11

The Lord will give [unyielding and impenetrable] strength to His people; the Lord will bless His people with peace.

Psalm 100:4

Enter into His gates with thanksgiving and a thank offering and into His courts with praise! Be thankful and say so to Him, bless and affectionately praise His name!

Psalm 107:22

And let them sacrifice the sacrifices of thanksgiving and rehearse His deeds with shouts of joy and singing!

Psalm 116:17

I will offer to You the sacrifice of thanksgiving and will call on the name of the Lord.

Isaiah 27:5

Or else [if all Israel would escape being burned up together there is but one alternative], let them take hold of My strength and make complete surrender to My protection, that they may make peace with Me! Yes, let them make peace with Me!

Isaiah 57:19

Peace, peace, to him who is far off [both Jew and Gentile] and to him who is near! says the Lord; I create the fruit of his lips, and I will heal him [make his lips blossom anew with speech in thankful praise].

Jonah 2:9

But as for me, I will sacrifice to You with the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay that which I have vowed. Salvation and deliverance belong to the Lord!

Luke 17:16-18

And he fell prostrate at Jesus' feet, thanking Him [over and over]. And he was a Samaritan.

John 16:33

I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have [perfect] peace and confidence. In the world you have tribulation and trials and distress and frustration; but be of good cheer [take courage; be confident, certain, undaunted]! For I have overcome the world. [I have deprived it of power to harm you and have conquered it for you.]

Romans 1:21

Because when they knew and recognized Him as God, they did not honor and glorify Him as God or give Him thanks. But instead they became futile and godless in their thinking [with vain imaginings, foolish reasoning, and stupid speculations] and their senseless minds were darkened.

Romans 14:17

[After all] the kingdom of God is not a matter of [getting the] food and drink [one likes], but instead it is righteousness (that state which makes a person acceptable to God) and [heart] peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Romans 15:13

May the God of your hope so fill you with all joy and peace in believing [through the experience of your faith] that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound and be overflowing (bubbling over) with hope.

1 Corinthians 7:15

But if the unbelieving partner [actually] leaves, let him do so; in such [cases the remaining] brother or sister is not morally bound. But God has called us to peace.

2 Corinthians 4:15

For all [these] things are [taking place] for your sake, so that the more grace (divine favor and spiritual blessing) extends to more and more people and multiplies through the many, the more thanksgiving may increase [and redound] to the glory of God.

2 Corinthians 5:19-21

It was God [personally present] in Christ, reconciling and restoring the world to favor with Himself, not counting up and holding against [men] their trespasses [but cancelling them], and committing to us the message of reconciliation (of the restoration to favor).

2 Corinthians 9:11

Thus you will be enriched in all things and in every way, so that you can be generous, and [your generosity as it is] administered by us will bring forth thanksgiving to God.

Ephesians 2:12-18

[Remember] that you were at that time separated (living apart) from Christ [excluded from all part in Him], utterly estranged and outlawed from the rights of Israel as a nation, and strangers with no share in the sacred compacts of the [Messianic] promise [with no knowledge of or right in God's agreements, His covenants]. And you had no hope (no promise); you were in the world without God.

Ephesians 4:4

[There is] one body and one Spirit -- "just as there is also one hope [that belongs] to the calling you received -- "

Ephesians 4:16

For because of Him the whole body (the church, in all its various parts), closely joined and firmly knit together by the joints and ligaments with which it is supplied, when each part [with power adapted to its need] is working properly [in all its functions], grows to full maturity, building itself up in love.

Ephesians 5:1

Therefore be imitators of God [copy Him and follow His example], as well-beloved children [imitate their father].

Colossians 1:12

Giving thanks to the Father, Who has qualified and made us fit to share the portion which is the inheritance of the saints (God's holy people) in the Light.

Colossians 2:7

Have the roots [of your being] firmly and deeply planted [in Him, fixed and founded in Him], being continually built up in Him, becoming increasingly more confirmed and established in the faith, just as you were taught, and abounding and overflowing in it with thanksgiving.

1 Timothy 2:1

First of all, then, I admonish and urge that petitions, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be offered on behalf of all men,

Hebrews 13:15

Through Him, therefore, let us constantly and at all times offer up to God a sacrifice of praise, which is the fruit of lips that thankfully acknowledge and confess and glorify His name.

Revelation 7:12

Amen! (So be it!) they cried. Blessing and glory and majesty and splendor and wisdom and thanks and honor and power and might [be ascribed] to our God to the ages and ages (forever and ever, throughout the eternities of the eternities)! Amen! (So be it!)

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