Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

And whatever you have to say or do, do it all as followers of the Lord Jesus, and offer your thanksgiving to God the Father through him.

New American Standard Bible

Whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through Him to God the Father.

King James Version

And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.

Holman Bible

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.

International Standard Version

And whatever you do, whether by speech or action, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

A Conservative Version

And all things, anything whatever ye may do in word or in deed, do all in the name of Lord Jesus, expressing thanks to the God and Father through him.

American Standard Version

And whatsoever ye do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

Amplified

Whatever you do [no matter what it is] in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus [and in dependence on Him], giving thanks to God the Father through Him.

An Understandable Version

And whatever you do, whether in [your] words or actions, do everything in the name [i.e., by the authority] of Christ, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.

Anderson New Testament

And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.

Bible in Basic English

And whatever you do, in word or in act, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving praise to God the Father through him.

Common New Testament

And whatever you do, in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

let your discourse and your actions be all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the father by him.

Darby Translation

And everything, whatever ye may do in word or in deed, do all things in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father by him.

Godbey New Testament

and every thing whatsoever you may do, in word or in work, do all things in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

John Wesley New Testament

And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks unto God and the Father through him.

Julia Smith Translation

And all whatever you do in word and in work, all things in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.

King James 2000

And whatsoever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father by him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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.

Modern King James verseion

And everything, whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And all things, whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the father by him.

Moffatt New Testament

Indeed, whatever you say or do, let everything be done in dependence on the Lord Jesus, giving thanks in his name to God the Father.

Montgomery New Testament

And whatever you do, whether in word of in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God our Father through him.

NET Bible

And whatever you do in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

New Heart English Bible

Whatever you do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father, through him.

Noyes New Testament

and whatever ye do, in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God, the Father, through him.

Sawyer New Testament

and whatever you do in word or in work, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to the God [and] Father through him.

The Emphasized Bible

And whatsoever ye may be doing, in word, or in work, all things, do in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks unto the Divine Father through him: -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And everything that ye do in word or in work, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And, whatever you say or do, do everything in the Name of the Lord Jesus; and through him offer thanksgiving to God the father.

Webster

And whatever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.

Weymouth New Testament

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.

Williams New Testament

And whatever you say or do, let it all be done with reference to the Lord Jesus, and through Him continue to give thanks to God the Father.

World English Bible

Whatever you do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father, through him.

Worrell New Testament

And whatsoever ye do in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.

Worsley New Testament

And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to our God and Father by Him.

Youngs Literal Translation

and all, whatever ye may do in word or in work, do all things in the name of the Lord Jesus -- giving thanks to the God and Father, through him.

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

ye do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

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

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

or
ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

do all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

the name
ὄνομα 
Onoma 
name, named, called, surname , named , not tr
Usage: 162

of the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

εὐχαριστέω 
Eucharisteo 
Usage: 37

to God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

and

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

the Father
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

by
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 3:17

Devotionals containing Colossians 3:17

Images Colossians 3:17

Context Readings

Appeal For New Behavior

16 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. 17 And whatever you have to say or do, do it all as followers of the Lord Jesus, and offer your thanksgiving to God the Father through him. 18 You married women must subordinate yourselves to your husbands, for that is your duty as Christians.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 10:31

So whether you are eating or drinking or doing anything else, do it all to the honor of God.

Ephesians 5:20

always give thanks for everything to God our Father, as followers of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Colossians 3:23

Work at everything you do with all your hearts, as work done not for men only but for the Lord,

Colossians 3:23-21

Work at everything you do with all your hearts, as work done not for men only but for the Lord,

Colossians 3:23

Work at everything you do with all your hearts, as work done not for men only but for the Lord,

Colossians 3:23

Work at everything you do with all your hearts, as work done not for men only but for the Lord,

Matthew 28:19

Therefore go and make disciples of all the heathen, baptize them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the holy Spirit,

Acts 19:17

This came to be known to everyone who lived in Ephesus, Greeks as well as Jews, and great awe came over them all, and the name of the Lord Jesus came to be held in high honor.

Romans 1:8

First I thank my God through Jesus Christ about you all, because the news of your faith is spreading all over the world.

1 Thessalonians 4:1-2

Now, brothers, we ask and entreat you, in the name of the Lord Jesus, to live as you learned from us that you must live, to please God??s indeed you are doing, only do it more and more.

1 Peter 2:5

and build yourselves up as living stones into a spiritual house for a consecrated priesthood, so as to offer spiritual sacrifices that through Jesus Christ will be acceptable to God.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are the chosen race, the royal priesthood, the consecrated nation, his own people, so that you may declare the virtues of him who has called you out of darkness into his wonderful light;

1 Peter 4:11

If one preaches, let him do it like one who utters the words of God; if one does some service, let him do it as with strength which God supplies, so that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him belong glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.

1 John 2:23

No one who disowns the Son can have the Father. Whoever acknowledges the Son has the Father too.

1 John 3:18

Dear children, let us love not with words or lips only but in reality and truth.

Acts 4:30

when you stretch out your hand to heal, and signs and wonders are done by the power of your holy servant Jesus."

Romans 14:6-8

The man who observes the day does it in the Lord's honor. The man who eats does it in the Lord's honor, for he gives God thanks, and the man who abstains does it in the Lord's honor, and gives him thanks.

Ephesians 1:17

The God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, grant you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation through the knowledge of himself,

Philippians 1:11

with your lives filled with the fruits which uprightness produces through Jesus Christ, to the honor and praise of God.

Philippians 2:11

and everyone should acknowledge Jesus Christ as Lord, and thus glorify God the Father.

Colossians 1:12

and you will thank the Father who has entitled you to share the lot of God's people in the realm of light.

1 Thessalonians 1:1

Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy to the Thessalonian church in union with God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ; God bless you and give you peace.

1 Thessalonians 5:18

Thank God whatever happens. For this is what God through Christ Jesus wants you to do.

2 Thessalonians 2:17

encourage you and strengthen you to do and say everything that is right.

Hebrews 1:5

For to what angel did God ever say, "You are my Son! I have today become your Father"? Or again, "I will become his Father, and he shall become my Son"?

Hebrews 13:15

In his name let us continually offer praise as our sacrifice to God??he utterance of lips that glorify God's name.

Colossians 2:7

You must be rooted and built up in him and made strong in faith, just as you were taught to be, overflowing with it in your gratitude.

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