Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 God rule in your hearts, into which likewise ye are called into one body, and be ye thankful. 16 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. 17 And whatever ye do whether in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to the God and Father by him.


Cross References

Ephesians 5:19

speaking among yourselves with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and praising the Lord in your hearts,

Nehemiah 12:46

For from the time of David and Asaph of old there were princes of the singers, and songs and praise and thanksgiving unto God.

Psalm 119:11

Thy spoken word have I hid in my heart that I might not sin against thee.

John 15:7

If ye abide in me and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.

Colossians 1:9

For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, asking that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding,

Colossians 1:28

whom we preach, warning every man and teaching in all wisdom that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus,

Colossians 4:6

Let your word be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer each one.

1 Thessalonians 4:18

Therefore comfort one another with these words.

James 5:13

Is anyone among you afflicted? let them pray. Is anyone happy? let them sing.

Deuteronomy 6:6-9

And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be upon thy heart,

Deuteronomy 11:18-20

Therefore, ye shall lay up these my words in your heart and in your soul and bind them for a sign upon your hand that they may be as frontlets between your eyes.

1 Kings 3:9-12

Give, therefore, thy slave a hearing heart to judge thy people that I may discern between good and evil, for who is able to govern this thy so great a people?

1 Kings 3:28

And all Israel heard of that judgment which the king had judged, and they feared the king, for they saw that the wisdom of God was in him, to judge.

1 Chronicles 25:7

So the number of them, with their brethren that were instructed in the songs of the LORD, even all that had understanding, was two hundred eighty-eight.

Job 23:12

Neither have I separated myself from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.

Psalm 28:7

The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped; therefore my heart greatly rejoices; and with my song I will praise him.

Psalm 30:11-12

Thou hast turned my mourning into dancing: thou hast put off my sackcloth and girded me with gladness;

Psalm 32:7

Thou art my hiding place; thou shalt preserve me from trouble; thou shalt compass me about with songs of deliverance. Selah.

Psalm 103:1-2

Bless the LORD, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless the name of his holiness.

Psalm 119:54

Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage.

Psalm 138:1

I will praise thee with my whole heart: before the gods I will sing praises unto thee.

Proverbs 2:6-7

For the LORD gives wisdom; out of his mouth comes knowledge and intelligence.

Proverbs 14:8

The wisdom of the sane is to understand his way, but the folly of fools is deceit.

Proverbs 18:1

Whosoever goes astray seeks according to his own lust and shall meddle with every doctrine.

Song of Songs 1:1

The song of songs, which is of Solomon.

Isaiah 5:1

Now will I sing to my well-beloved a song of my beloved touching his vineyard. My well-beloved had a vineyard in the horn of the sons of oil;

Isaiah 10:2

to turn aside the poor from right judgment and to take away the right from the afflicted of my people that widows may be their prey and that they may rob the fatherless!

Isaiah 26:1

In that day they shall sing this song in the land of Judah; We have a strong city; God has appointed saving health for walls and bulwarks.

Isaiah 30:29

Ye shall have a song, as in the night in which the Passover is kept and gladness of heart as when one goes with a flute to come into the mountain of the LORD to the mighty One of Israel.

Jeremiah 15:16

Thy words were found, and I ate them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of my heart: for thy name was called upon me, O LORD God of the hosts.

Matthew 26:30

And when they had sung a hymn, they went out into the mount of Olives.

Luke 2:51

And he went down with them and came to Nazareth and was subject unto them, but his mother kept all these things in her heart.

John 5:39-40

Search the scriptures, for in them ye think ye have eternal life; and they are those who testify of me.

Romans 10:17

So then faith comes by hearing, and the ear to hear by the word of God.

Romans 15:14

But I am convinced regarding you, my brethren, that even without my exhortation ye are full of charity, full of all knowledge, so as to be able to admonish one another.

1 Corinthians 14:15

What is it then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will pray with the understanding also; I will sing with the spirit, and I will sing with the understanding also.

1 Corinthians 14:26

How is it then, brothers? when ye come together, each one of you has a psalm, has doctrine, has tongues, has revelation, has interpretation. Let all things be done unto edification.

Ephesians 1:17

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him;

Ephesians 5:17

Therefore, be ye not unwise, but understanding of what the will of the Lord is.

1 Thessalonians 5:11-12

Therefore comfort and edify one another, even as ye do.

2 Thessalonians 3:15

Yet count him not as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.

1 Timothy 6:17

Charge those that are rich in this world, that they not be highminded, not placing their hope in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy;

2 Timothy 3:15

and that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto saving health by the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Titus 3:6

which he poured out abundantly in us through Jesus, the Christ, our Saviour;

Hebrews 4:12-13

For the word of God is alive and efficient and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

Hebrews 12:12-15

Therefore, lift up the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees,

James 1:5

And if any of you lacks wisdom, let them ask of God (who gives abundantly to all, and without reproach), and it shall be given them.

James 3:17

But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, modest, benevolent, full of mercy and of good fruits, not judgmental, unfeigned.

1 Peter 1:11-12

searching when and in what point of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify, which announced beforehand the afflictions that were to come upon the Christ, and the glory that should follow them.

1 John 2:14

I have written unto you, fathers, that ye have known him that is from the beginning. I have written unto you, young men, that ye are strong and the word of God abides in you, and ye have overcome the wicked one.

1 John 2:24

Let that therefore abide in you, which ye have heard from the beginning. For if that which ye have heard from the beginning shall abide in you, ye also shall continue to abide in the Son and in the Father.

1 John 2:27

But the anointing which ye have received of him abides in you, and ye do not need that anyone teach you; but as the same anointing teaches you of all things and is truth, and is no lie; and even as it has taught you, abide ye in him.

2 John 1:2

for the truth's sake, which abides in us and shall be with us for ever.

Revelation 5:9

And they sang a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book and to open its seals, for thou wast slain and hast redeemed us unto God by thy blood, out of every kindred and tongue and people and nation

Revelation 14:3

and they sang as it were a new song before the throne and before the four animals and the elders; and no one could learn that song but the hundred and forty-four thousand, who were redeemed from the earth.

Revelation 15:3

And they sing the song of Moses, the slave of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are thy ways, thou King of saints.

Revelation 19:10

And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellowservant and with thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus; worship God; for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.

Psalm 47:6-7

Sing praises to God, sing praises; sing praises unto our King, sing praises.

Psalm 63:4-6

Thus will I bless thee in my life; in thy name shall I lift up my hands.

Psalm 71:23

My lips shall greatly rejoice when I sing praises unto thee and my soul, which thou hast ransomed.

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