Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

And whatever you do [no matter what it is] in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus and in [dependence upon] His Person, giving praise 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.

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

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 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. 18 Wives, be submissive to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 10:31

Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do everything for God's glory.

Ephesians 5:20

giving thanks always for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Colossians 3:23

Whatever you do, do it enthusiastically, as something done for the Lord and not for men,

2 Chronicles 31:20-21

Hezekiah did this throughout all Judah. He did what was good and upright and true before the Lord his God.

Proverbs 3:6

think about Him in all your ways, and He will guide you on the right paths.

Micah 4:5

Though all the peoples each walk in the name of their gods, we will walk in the name of Yahweh our God forever and ever.

Matthew 28:19

Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,

Acts 19:17

This became known to everyone who lived in Ephesus, both Jews and Greeks. Then fear fell on all of them, and the name of the Lord Jesus was magnified.

Romans 1:8

First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you because the news of your faith is being reported in all the world.

1 Thessalonians 4:1-2

Finally then, brothers, we ask and encourage you in the Lord Jesus, that as you have received from us how you must walk and please God-as you are doing-do so even more.

1 Peter 2:5

you yourselves, as living stones, are being built into a spiritual house for a holy priesthood to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for His possession, so that you may proclaim the praises of the One who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.

1 Peter 4:11

If anyone speaks, [his speech should be] like the oracles of God; if anyone serves, [his service should be] from the strength God provides, so that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ. To Him belong the glory and the power forever and ever. Amen.

1 John 2:23

No one who denies the Son can have the Father; he who confesses the Son has the Father as well.

1 John 3:18

Little children, we must not love in word or speech, but in deed and truth;

Acts 4:30

while You stretch out Your hand for healing, signs, and wonders to be performed through the name of Your holy Servant Jesus."

Romans 14:6-8

Whoever observes the day, observes it to the Lord. Whoever eats, eats to the Lord, since he gives thanks to God; and whoever does not eat, it is to the Lord that he does not eat, yet he thanks God.

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.

Philippians 1:11

filled with the fruit of righteousness that [comes] through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.

Philippians 2:11

and every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

Colossians 1:12

giving thanks to the Father, who has enabled you to share in the saints' inheritance in the light.

1 Thessalonians 1:1

Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy: To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Grace to you and peace.

1 Thessalonians 5:18

Give thanks in everything, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus.

2 Thessalonians 2:17

encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good work and word.

Hebrews 1:5

For to which of the angels did He ever say, You are My Son; today I have become Your Father, or again, I will be His Father, and He will be My Son ?

Hebrews 13:15

Therefore, through Him let us continually offer up to God a sacrifice of praise, that is, the fruit of our lips that confess His name.

Colossians 2:7

rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness.

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