Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 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. 16 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. 17 And whatever you do, in word or in deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, and let it be through Him that you give thanks to God the Father.


Cross References

Ephesians 5:19

but drink deeply of God's Spirit. Speak to one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs. Sing and offer praise in your hearts to the Lord.

Ephesians 5:19

but drink deeply of God's Spirit. Speak to one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs. Sing and offer praise in your hearts to the Lord.

Ephesians 5:19

but drink deeply of God's Spirit. Speak to one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs. Sing and offer praise in your hearts to the Lord.

John 15:7

"If you continue in me and my sayings continue in you, ask what you will and it shall be done for you.

Colossians 1:9

For this reason we also, from the day we first received these tidings, have never ceased to pray for you and to entreat that you may be filled with a clear knowledge of His will accompanied by thorough wisdom and discernment in spiritual things;

Colossians 1:28

Him we preach, admonishing every one and instructing every one, with all possible wisdom, so that we may bring every one into God's presence, made perfect through Christ.

Colossians 4:6

Let your language be always seasoned with the salt of grace, so that you may know how to give every man a fitting answer.

1 Thessalonians 4:18

And so we shall be with the Lord for ever. Therefore encourage one another with these words.

James 5:13

Is one of you suffering? Let him pray. Is any one in good spirits? Let him sing a psalm.

James 5:13-9

Is one of you suffering? Let him pray. Is any one in good spirits? Let him sing a psalm.

James 5:13-20

Is one of you suffering? Let him pray. Is any one in good spirits? Let him sing a psalm.

James 5:13-12

Is one of you suffering? Let him pray. Is any one in good spirits? Let him sing a psalm.

James 5:13

Is one of you suffering? Let him pray. Is any one in good spirits? Let him sing a psalm.

James 5:13

Is one of you suffering? Let him pray. Is any one in good spirits? Let him sing a psalm.

James 5:13

Is one of you suffering? Let him pray. Is any one in good spirits? Let him sing a psalm.

James 5:13

Is one of you suffering? Let him pray. Is any one in good spirits? Let him sing a psalm.

James 5:13-12

Is one of you suffering? Let him pray. Is any one in good spirits? Let him sing a psalm.

James 5:13

Is one of you suffering? Let him pray. Is any one in good spirits? Let him sing a psalm.

James 5:13-2

Is one of you suffering? Let him pray. Is any one in good spirits? Let him sing a psalm.

James 5:13

Is one of you suffering? Let him pray. Is any one in good spirits? Let him sing a psalm.

James 5:13

Is one of you suffering? Let him pray. Is any one in good spirits? Let him sing a psalm.

James 5:13-7

Is one of you suffering? Let him pray. Is any one in good spirits? Let him sing a psalm.

James 5:13

Is one of you suffering? Let him pray. Is any one in good spirits? Let him sing a psalm.

James 5:13

Is one of you suffering? Let him pray. Is any one in good spirits? Let him sing a psalm.

James 5:13

Is one of you suffering? Let him pray. Is any one in good spirits? Let him sing a psalm.

James 5:13

Is one of you suffering? Let him pray. Is any one in good spirits? Let him sing a psalm.

James 5:13

Is one of you suffering? Let him pray. Is any one in good spirits? Let him sing a psalm.

James 5:13

Is one of you suffering? Let him pray. Is any one in good spirits? Let him sing a psalm.

James 5:13

Is one of you suffering? Let him pray. Is any one in good spirits? Let him sing a psalm.

James 5:13

Is one of you suffering? Let him pray. Is any one in good spirits? Let him sing a psalm.

Matthew 26:30

So they sang the hymn and went out to the Mount of Olives.

Luke 2:51

Then He went down with them and came to Nazareth, and was always obedient to them; but His mother carefully treasured up all these incidents in her memory.

John 5:39-40

"You search the Scriptures, because you suppose that in them you will find the Life of the Ages; and it is those Scriptures that yield testimony concerning me;

Romans 10:17

And this proves that faith comes from a Message heard, and that the Message comes through its having been spoken by Christ.

Romans 15:14

But as to you, brethren, I am convinced-- yes, I Paul am convinced--that, even apart from my teaching, you are already full of goodness of heart, and enriched with complete Christian knowledge, and are also competent to instruct one another.

1 Corinthians 14:15

How then does the matter stand? I will pray in spirit, and I will pray with my understanding also. I will praise God in spirit, and I will praise Him with my understanding also.

1 Corinthians 14:26

What then, brethren? Whenever you assemble, there is not one of you who is not ready either with a song of praise, a sermon, a revelation, a 'tongue,' or an interpretation. Let everything be done with a view to the building up of faith and character.

Ephesians 1:17

For I always beseech the God of our Lord Jesus Christ--the Father most glorious--to give you a spirit of wisdom and penetration through an intimate knowledge of Him,

Ephesians 5:17

On this account do not prove yourselves wanting in sense, but try to understand what the Lord's will is.

1 Thessalonians 5:11-12

Therefore encourage one another, and let each one help to strengthen his friend, as in fact you do.

2 Thessalonians 3:15

And yet do not regard him as an enemy, but caution him as a brother.

1 Timothy 6:17

Impress on those who are rich in the present age that they must not be haughty nor set their hopes on riches--that unstable foundation--but on God who provides us richly with all things for our enjoyment.

2 Timothy 3:15

and that from infancy you have known the sacred writings which are able to make you wise to obtain salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.

Titus 3:6

which He poured out on us richly through Jesus Christ our Saviour;

Hebrews 4:12-13

For God's Message is full of life and power, and is keener than the sharpest two-edged sword. It pierces even to the severance of soul from spirit, and penetrates between the joints and the marrow, and it can discern the secret thoughts and purposes of the heart.

Hebrews 12:12-15

Therefore strengthen the drooping hands and paralysed knees,

James 1:5

And if any one of you is deficient in wisdom, let him ask God for it, who gives with open hand to all men, and without upbraiding; and it will be given him.

James 3:17

The wisdom from above is first of all pure, then peaceful, courteous, not self-willed, full of compassion and kind actions, free from favouritism and from all insincerity.

1 Peter 1:11-12

They were eager to know the time which the Spirit of Christ within them kept indicating, or the characteristics of that time, when they solemnly made known beforehand the sufferings that were to come upon Christ and the glories which would follow.

1 John 2:14

I have written to you, fathers, because you know Him who has existed from the very beginning. I have written to you, young men, because you are strong and God's Message still has a place in your hearts, and you have overcome the Evil one.

1 John 2:24

As for you, let the teaching which you have received from the very beginning continue in your hearts. If that teaching does continue in your hearts, you also will continue to be in union with the Son and with the Father.

1 John 2:27

And as for you, the anointing which you received from Him remains within you, and there is no need for any one to teach you. But since His anointing gives you instruction in all things--and is true and is no falsehood--you are continuing in union with Him even as it has taught you to do.

2 John 1:2

for the sake of the truth which is continually in our hearts and will be with us for ever.

Revelation 5:9

And now they sing a new song. "It is fitting," they say, "that Thou shouldst be the One to take the book And break its seals; Because Thou hast been offered in sacrifice, And hast purchased for God with Thine own blood Some out of every tribe and language and people and nation,

Revelation 14:3

And they were singing what seemed to be a new song, in front of the throne and in the presence of the four living creatures and the Elders; and no one was able to learn that song except the 144,000 people who had been redeemed out of the world.

Revelation 15:3

And they were singing the song of Moses, God's servant, and the song of the Lamb. Their words were, "Great and wonderful are Thy works, O Lord God, the Ruler of all. Righteous and true are Thy ways, O King of the nations.

Revelation 19:10

Then I fell at his feet to worship him. But he exclaimed, "Oh, do not do that. I am a fellow bondservant of yours and a fellow bondservant of your brethren who have borne testimony to Jesus. Worship God." Testimony to Jesus is the spirit which underlies Prophecy.

Revelation 19:10-7

Then I fell at his feet to worship him. But he exclaimed, "Oh, do not do that. I am a fellow bondservant of yours and a fellow bondservant of your brethren who have borne testimony to Jesus. Worship God." Testimony to Jesus is the spirit which underlies Prophecy.

Revelation 19:10-6

Then I fell at his feet to worship him. But he exclaimed, "Oh, do not do that. I am a fellow bondservant of yours and a fellow bondservant of your brethren who have borne testimony to Jesus. Worship God." Testimony to Jesus is the spirit which underlies Prophecy.

Revelation 19:10

Then I fell at his feet to worship him. But he exclaimed, "Oh, do not do that. I am a fellow bondservant of yours and a fellow bondservant of your brethren who have borne testimony to Jesus. Worship God." Testimony to Jesus is the spirit which underlies Prophecy.

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