Parallel Verses

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,

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.

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.

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 the peace of Christ must rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body, and be thankful. 16 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, 17 and everything {whatever} you do in word or in deed, giving thanks [for] all [things] in the name of the Lord Jesus to God the Father through him.


Cross References

Ephesians 5:19

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

Nehemiah 12:46

For in the days of David and Asaph from ancient times there was the head of the singers and a song of praise and thanksgiving to God.

Psalm 119:11

In my heart I have hidden your word, 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

Because of this also we, from the day we heard about [it], did not cease praying for you, and asking that you may be filled [with] the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual insight,

Colossians 1:28

whom we proclaim, [by] admonishing every person and teaching every person with all wisdom, in order that we may present every person mature in Christ,

Colossians 4:6

Let your speech always [be] with grace, seasoned with salt, so that [you] may know how it is necessary for you to answer each one.

1 Thessalonians 4:18

Therefore comfort one another with these words.

James 5:13

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

Deuteronomy 6:6-9

And these words that I am commanding you {today} shall be on your heart.

Deuteronomy 11:18-20

"And you shall put these, my words, on your heart and on your inner self, and you shall bind them as a sign on your hand and let them be as an emblem between your eyes.

1 Kings 3:9-12

Give to your servant a listening heart to judge your people, to discern between good and bad, because who is able to judge this, your difficult people?"

1 Kings 3:28

When all of Israel heard the judgment that the king had rendered, they {stood in awe} of the king, because they realized that the wisdom of God was in him to execute justice.

1 Chronicles 25:7

And their number, along with their brothers, trained singers, all the skilled people for Yahweh, were two hundred and eighty-eight.

Job 23:12

[From] the commandment of his lips, indeed I have not departed; I have treasured the words of his mouth more than my daily food.

Psalm 28:7

Yahweh [is] my strength and my shield. My heart trusts him and I am helped. So my heart rejoices, and with my song I will give thanks to him.

Psalm 30:11-12

You have turned my wailing into my dancing. You have removed my sackcloth and clothed me [with] joy

Psalm 32:7

You [are] my hiding place; from trouble you preserve me. [With] cries of deliverance you surround me. Selah

Psalm 103:1-2

Bless Yahweh, O my soul, and all within me, [bless] his holy name.

Psalm 119:54

Your statutes have been my songs in the house of my sojourning.

Psalm 138:1

I give you thanks with my whole heart; before [the] gods I sing your praise.

Proverbs 2:6-7

For Yahweh will give wisdom; from his mouth [come] knowledge and understanding.

Proverbs 14:8

The wisdom of the clever is understanding his ways, but the folly of fools is deceit.

Proverbs 18:1

He who is selfish seeks a craving; against all sound judgment he shows contempt.

Song of Songs 1:1

The Song of Songs, which [is] for Solomon.

Isaiah 5:1

Let me sing for my beloved a song of my love concerning his vineyard: {My beloved had a vineyard} on {a fertile hill}.

Isaiah 10:2

to guide [the] needy away from legal claims, and to rob the justice from the poor of my people, to make widows their spoil; and they plunder orphans.

Isaiah 26:1

On that day, this song will be sung in the land of Judah: "{We have a strong city}; he sets up victory [like] walls and ramparts!

Isaiah 30:29

{You shall have a song} as [in] [the] night when a holy festival is kept, and a gladness of heart like one who goes with the flute, to go to the mountain of Yahweh, to the rock of Israel.

Jeremiah 15:16

Your words were found and I ate them, and your words became to me as jubilation, even as the joy of my heart, for your name is called on me, Yahweh God of hosts.

Matthew 26:30

And [after they] had sung the hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.

Luke 2:51

And he went down with them and came to Nazareth, and was submitting to them. And his mother treasured all these things in her heart.

John 5:39-40

You search the scriptures because you think that you have eternal life in them, and it is these that testify about me.

Romans 10:17

Consequently, faith [comes] by hearing, and hearing through the word about Christ.

Romans 15:14

Now I myself also am convinced about you, my brothers, that [you] yourselves also are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, able also to instruct one another.

1 Corinthians 14:15

{Therefore what should I do}? I will pray with my spirit, but I will also pray with my mind. I will sing praise with my spirit, but I will also sing praise with my mind.

1 Corinthians 14:26

{Therefore what should you do}, brothers? Whenever you come together, each one of you has a psalm, has a teaching, has a revelation, has a tongue, has an interpretation. All [things] must be [done] for edification.

Ephesians 1:17

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, {the glorious Father}, may give you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him

Ephesians 5:17

Because of this do not become foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord [is].

1 Thessalonians 5:11-12

Therefore encourage one another and build up {each other}, just as indeed you are doing.

2 Thessalonians 3:15

And do not consider [him] as an enemy, but admonish [him] as a brother.

1 Timothy 6:17

Command those [who are] rich in this present age not to be proud and not to put their hope in the uncertainty of riches, but in God, who provides us all [things] richly for enjoyment,

2 Timothy 3:15

and that from childhood you have known the holy writings that are able [to make] you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.

Titus 3:6

whom he poured out on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Savior,

Hebrews 4:12-13

For the word of God [is] living and active and sharper than any double-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, both joints and marrow, and able to judge the reflections and thoughts of the heart.

Hebrews 12:12-15

Therefore strengthen your slackened hands and your weakened knees,

James 1:5

Now if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask for [it] from God, who gives to all without reservation and not reproaching, and it will be given to him.

James 3:17

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

1 Peter 1:11-12

investigating for what [person] or which time the Spirit of Christ in them was indicating [when he] testified beforehand to the sufferings with reference to Christ and the glories after these [things],

1 John 2:14

I have written to you, children, because you have known the Father. I have written to you, fathers, because you have known the [One who is] from the beginning. I have written to you, young men, because you are strong, and the word of God resides in you, and you have conquered the evil one.

1 John 2:24

[As for] you, what you have heard from the beginning must remain in you. If what you have heard from the beginning remains in you, you also will remain in the Son and in the Father.

1 John 2:27

And [as for] you, the anointing which you received from him remains in you, and you do not have need that anyone teach you. But as his anointing teaches you about all [things], and is true and is not a lie, and just as it has taught you, you reside in him.

2 John 1:2

because of the truth that resides in us and will be with us {forever}.

Revelation 5:9

And they were singing a new song, saying, "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slaughtered, and bought [people] for God by your blood from every tribe and language and people and nation,

Revelation 14:3

And they were singing [something] like a new song before the throne and before the four living creatures and the elders, and no one was able to learn the song except the one hundred forty-four thousand who had been bought from the earth.

Revelation 15:3

And they were singing the song of Moses, the slave of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying: "Great and marvelous [are] your works, Lord God All-Powerful; righteous and true [are] your ways, King of the ages!

Revelation 19:10

And I fell down before his feet to worship him, and he said to me, "{Do not do that!} I am a fellow slave of you and of your brothers who hold to 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 to our king, sing praises.

Psalm 63:4-6

So I will bless you while I live. I will lift up my {hands} in your name.

Psalm 71:23

My lips will sing for joy when I sing praises to you, and my soul, which you have redeemed.

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