Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Let the message about the Messiah dwell richly among you, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, and singing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, with gratitude in your hearts to God.

New American Standard Bible

Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

King James Version

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.

International Standard Version

Let the word of the Messiah inhabit you richly with wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, and singing to God with thankfulness in your hearts.

A Conservative Version

Let the word of Christ dwell in you abundantly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing by grace in your hearts to God.

American Standard Version

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly; in all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and'spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts unto God.

Amplified

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.

An Understandable Version

You should let the message of Christ live in you abundantly [i.e., as individuals and collectively]. Use [much] wisdom in teaching and warning one another with psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, singing with favor [i.e., with thankfulness] in your hearts toward God.

Anderson New Testament

Let the word of the Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, by teaching and admonishing one another in psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, singing with gratitude in your hearts to the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

Let the word of Christ be in you in all wealth of wisdom; teaching and helping one another with songs of praise and holy words, making melody to God with grace in your hearts.

Common New Testament

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Let the christian doctrine be the familiar subject of your entertainment: in all wisdom instructing and exhorting one another, in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, melodiously tuning your grateful praises to God.

Darby Translation

Let the word of the Christ dwell in you richly, in all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another, in psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to God.

Godbey New Testament

Let the word of God dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another, in all wisdom, in psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, with grace making melody in your hearts to God;

Goodspeed New Testament

Let the message of Christ live in your hearts in all its wealth of wisdom. Teach it to one another and train one another in it with thankfulness, with psalms, hymns, and sacred songs, and sing to God with all your hearts.

John Wesley New Testament

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms, and hymns, and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your heart unto the Lord.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let the word of the Christ dwell in you in abundance in all wisdom, teaching you and exhorting you one to another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with grace singing in your hearts unto the Lord.

Julia Smith Translation

Let the word of Christ dwell in, you richly; teaching and reminding one another in all wisdom, playing with harps, and songs, and spiritual odes, with grace singing in your hearts to the Lord.

King James 2000

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another with all wisdom, with psalms, hymns, [and] spiritual songs, singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God,

Modern King James verseion

Let the Word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let the word of Christ dwell in you plenteously in all wisdom. Teach and exhort your own selves, in psalms, and hymns, and spiritual songs which have favour with them, singing in your hearts to the Lord.

Moffatt New Testament

Let the inspiration of Christ dwell in your midst with all its wealth of wisdom; teach and train one another with the music of psalms, with hymns, and songs of the spiritual life; praise God with thankful hearts.

Montgomery New Testament

Let the word of Christ have its home in you richly, in all wisdom. Teach and admonish one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, ever singing with grace in your hearts unto God.

NET Bible

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and exhorting one another with all wisdom, singing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, all with grace in your hearts to God.

New Heart English Bible

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly; in all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your heart to God.

Noyes New Testament

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly; in all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, in grace singing in your hearts to God;

Sawyer New Testament

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching with all wisdom, and admonishing one another, with psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to God,

The Emphasized Bible

Let, the word of the Christ, dwell within you richly, - in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another, with psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, with gratitude, raising song with your hearts unto God:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing yourselves in psalms, and hymns, and spiritual canticles, singing with grace in your heart unto the Lord.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Let the Message of the Christ dwell in your minds in all its wealth, bringing all wisdom with it. Teach and admonish one another with psalms, and hymns, and sacred songs, full of the loving- kindness of God, lifting your hearts in song to him.

Webster

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms, and hymns, and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.

Weymouth New Testament

Let the teaching concerning Christ remain as a rich treasure in your hearts. In all wisdom teach and admonish one another with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, and sing with grace in your hearts to God.

Williams New Testament

Let the message of Christ continue to live in you in all its wealth of wisdom; keep on teaching it to one another and training one another in it with thankfulness, in your hearts singing praise to God with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs.

World English Bible

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly; in all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your heart to the Lord.

Worrell New Testament

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another with psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts, to God.

Worsley New Testament

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another by psalms, and hymns, and spiritual songs, with gratitude singing in your hearts to the Lord.

Youngs Literal Translation

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing each other, in psalms, and hymns, and spiritual songs, in grace singing in your hearts to the Lord;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Let
ἐνοικέω 
Enoikeo 
dwell in, vr dwell in
Usage: 5

the word
λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

of Christ
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

ἐνοικέω 
Enoikeo 
dwell in, vr dwell in
Usage: 5

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

you
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

πλουσίως 
Plousios 
Usage: 4

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

σοφία 
Sophia 
Usage: 45

διδάσκω 
Didasko 
Usage: 82

and





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

νουθετέω 
Noutheteo 
Usage: 8

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

in psalms
ψαλμός 
Psalmos 
Usage: 5

ὕμνος 
Humnos 
Usage: 2

πνευματικός 
Pneumatikos 
Usage: 25

ᾠδή 
Ode 
Usage: 7

ᾄδω 
Ado 
Usage: 5

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

χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151

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

καρδία 
Kardia 
Usage: 116

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 3:16

Devotionals containing Colossians 3:16

Images Colossians 3:16

Context Readings

Appeal For New Behavior

15 And let the peace of the Messiah, to which you were also called in one body, control your hearts. Be thankful. 16 Let the message about the Messiah dwell richly among you, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, and singing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, with gratitude in your hearts to God. 17 And whatever you do, in word or in deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.


Cross References

Ephesians 5:19

speaking to one another
in psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs,
singing and making music
from your heart to the Lord,

Nehemiah 12:46

For long ago, in the days of David and Asaph, there were leaders of the singers and songs of praise and thanksgiving to God.

Psalm 119:11

I have treasured Your word in my heart
so that I may not sin against You.

John 15:7

If you remain in Me and My words remain in you, ask whatever you want and it will be done for you.

Colossians 1:9

For this reason also, since the day we heard this, we haven’t stopped praying for you. We are asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding,

Colossians 1:28

We proclaim Him, warning and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone mature in Christ.

Colossians 4:6

Your speech should always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you should answer each person.

1 Thessalonians 4:18

Therefore encourage one another with these words.

James 5:13

Is anyone among you suffering? He should pray. Is anyone cheerful? He should sing praises.

Deuteronomy 6:6-9

These words that I am giving you today are to be in your heart.

Deuteronomy 11:18-20

“Imprint these words of mine on your hearts and minds, bind them as a sign on your hands, and let them be a symbol on your foreheads.

1 Kings 3:9-12

So give Your servant an obedient heart to judge Your people and to discern between good and evil. For who is able to judge this great people of Yours?”

1 Kings 3:28

All Israel heard about the judgment the king had given, and they stood in awe of the king because they saw that God’s wisdom was in him to carry out justice.

1 Chronicles 25:7

They numbered 288 together with their relatives who were all trained and skillful in music for the Lord.

Job 23:12

I have not departed from the commands of His lips;
I have treasured the words of His mouth
more than my daily food.

Psalm 28:7

The Lord is my strength and my shield;
my heart trusts in Him, and I am helped.
Therefore my heart rejoices,
and I praise Him with my song.

Psalm 30:11-12

You turned my lament into dancing;
You removed my sackcloth
and clothed me with gladness,

Psalm 32:7

You are my hiding place;
You protect me from trouble.
You surround me with joyful shouts of deliverance.Selah

Psalm 103:1-2

Davidic.My soul, praise Yahweh,
and all that is within me, praise His holy name.

Psalm 119:54

Your statutes are the theme of my song
during my earthly life.

Psalm 138:1

Davidic.I will give You thanks with all my heart;
I will sing Your praise before the heavenly beings.

Proverbs 2:6-7

For the Lord gives wisdom;
from His mouth come knowledge and understanding.

Proverbs 14:8

The sensible man’s wisdom is to consider his way,
but the stupidity of fools deceives them.

Proverbs 18:1

One who isolates himself pursues selfish desires;
he rebels against all sound judgment.

Song of Songs 1:1

Solomon’s Finest Song.

Isaiah 5:1

I will sing about the one I love,
a song about my loved one’s vineyard:
The one I love had a vineyard
on a very fertile hill.

Isaiah 10:2

to keep the poor from getting a fair trial
and to deprive the afflicted among my people of justice,
so that widows can be their spoil
and they can plunder the fatherless.

Isaiah 26:1

On that day this song will be sung in the land of Judah:We have a strong city.
Salvation is established as walls and ramparts.

Isaiah 30:29

Your singing will be like that
on the night of a holy festival,
and your heart will rejoice
like one who walks to the music of a flute,
going up to the mountain of the Lord,
to the Rock of Israel.

Jeremiah 15:16

Your words were found, and I ate them.
Your words became a delight to me
and the joy of my heart,
for I am called by Your name,
Yahweh God of Hosts.

Matthew 26:30

After singing psalms, they went out to the Mount of Olives.

Luke 2:51

Then He went down with them and came to Nazareth and was obedient to them. His mother kept all these things in her heart.

John 5:39-40

You pore over the Scriptures because you think you have eternal life in them, yet they testify about Me.

Romans 10:17

So faith comes from what is heard, and what is heard comes through the message about Christ.

Romans 15:14

My brothers, I myself am convinced about you that you also are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, and able to instruct one another.

1 Corinthians 14:15

What then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will also pray with my understanding. I will sing with the spirit, and I will also sing with my understanding.

1 Corinthians 14:26

What then is the conclusion, brothers? Whenever you come together, each one has a psalm, a teaching, a revelation, another language, or an interpretation. All things must be done for edification.

Ephesians 1:17

I pray that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, would give you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him.

Ephesians 5:17

So don’t be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is.

1 Thessalonians 5:11-12

Therefore encourage one another and build each other up as you are already doing.

2 Thessalonians 3:15

Yet don’t treat him as an enemy, but warn him as a brother.

1 Timothy 6:17

Instruct those who are rich in the present age not to be arrogant or to set their hope on the uncertainty of wealth, but on God, who richly provides us with all things to enjoy.

2 Timothy 3:15

and you know that from childhood you have known the sacred Scriptures, which are able to give you wisdom for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.

Titus 3:6

He poured out this Spirit on us abundantly
through Jesus Christ our Savior,

Hebrews 4:12-13

For the word of God is living and effective and sharper than any double-edged sword, penetrating as far as the separation of soul and spirit, joints and marrow. It is able to judge the ideas and thoughts of the heart.

Hebrews 12:12-15

Therefore strengthen your tired hands and weakened knees,

James 1:5

Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to all generously and without criticizing, and it will be given to him.

James 3:17

But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peace-loving, gentle, compliant, full of mercy and good fruits, without favoritism and hypocrisy.

1 Peter 1:11-12

They inquired into what time or what circumstances the Spirit of Christ within them was indicating when He testified in advance to the messianic sufferings and the glories that would follow.

1 John 2:14

I have written to you, children,
because you have come to know the Father.
I have written to you, fathers,
because you have come to know
the One who is from the beginning.
I have written to you, young men,
because you are strong,
God’s word remains in you,
and you have had victory over the evil one.

1 John 2:24

What you have heard from the beginning must remain in you. If what you have heard from the beginning remains in you, then you will remain in the Son and in the Father.

1 John 2:27

The anointing you received from Him remains in you, and you don’t need anyone to teach you. Instead, His anointing teaches you about all things and is true and is not a lie; just as He has taught you, remain in Him.

2 John 1:2

because of the truth that remains in us and will be with us forever.

Revelation 5:9

And they sang a new song:You are worthy to take the scroll
and to open its seals,
because You were slaughtered,
and You redeemed people
for God by Your blood
from every tribe and language
and people and nation.

Revelation 14:3

They sang a new song before the throne and before the four living creatures and the elders, but no one could learn the song except the 144,000 who had been redeemed from the earth.

Revelation 15:3

They sang the song of God’s servant Moses and the song of the Lamb:Great and awe-inspiring are Your works,
Lord God, the Almighty;
righteous and true are Your ways,
King of the Nations.

Revelation 19:10

Then I fell at his feet to worship him, but he said to me, “Don’t do that! I am a fellow slave with you and your brothers who have the testimony about Jesus. Worship God, because the testimony about Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.”

Psalm 47:6-7

Sing praise to God, sing praise;
sing praise to our King, sing praise!

Psalm 63:4-6

So I will praise You as long as I live;
at Your name, I will lift up my hands.

Psalm 71:23

My lips will shout for joy
when I sing praise to You
because You have redeemed me.

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