Parallel Verses

King James Version

Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.

New American Standard Bible

Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth.

Holman Bible

Set your minds on what is above, not on what is on the earth.

International Standard Version

Keep your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on the earth.

A Conservative Version

Think on the things above, not the things on the earth.

American Standard Version

Set your mind on the things that are above, not on the things that are upon the earth.

Amplified

And set your minds and keep them set on what is above (the higher things), not on the things that are on the earth.

An Understandable Version

Focus your minds on the things that are above, not on earthly things.

Anderson New Testament

mind the things that are above, not the things that are on the earth:

Bible in Basic English

Keep your mind on the higher things, not on the things of earth.

Common New Testament

Set your minds on the things above, not on things that are on earth.

Daniel Mace New Testament

let the things above, and not such worldly matters be the object of your thoughts.

Darby Translation

have your mind on the things that are above, not on the things that are on the earth;

Godbey New Testament

think about those things above, and not things upon the earth.

Goodspeed New Testament

Fix your thoughts on the things that are above, not on those that are on earth.

John Wesley New Testament

Set your affections on the things above, not the things on the earth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Set your sight on things above, not on things on the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

Think of things above, and not upon those upon the earth.

King James 2000

Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Set your mind on the things above, not [on] the things on earth.

Modern King James verseion

Be mindful of things above, not on things on the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Set your affection on things that are above, and not on things which are on the earth.

Moffatt New Testament

mind what is above, not what is on earth,

Montgomery New Testament

Set your heart on things above, not on earthly things;

NET Bible

Keep thinking about things above, not things on the earth,

New Heart English Bible

Set your mind on the things that are above, not on the things that are on the earth.

Noyes New Testament

Set your mind on the things above, not on things on the earth.

Sawyer New Testament

employ your minds on things above, not on things on the earth.

The Emphasized Bible

The things on high, hold in esteem, not the things upon the earth:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Fix your minds on things above, not on things on the earth.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Fix your thoughts upon the things that are above, not upon those that are on earth.

Webster

Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.

Weymouth New Testament

Give your minds to the things that are above, not to the things that are on the earth.

Williams New Testament

Practice occupying your minds with the things above, not with the things on earth;

World English Bible

Set your mind on the things that are above, not on the things that are on the earth.

Worrell New Testament

Keep thinking of the things above, not of the things on the earth,

Worsley New Testament

Mind the things above, not those on the earth.

Youngs Literal Translation

the things above mind ye, not the things upon the earth,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
φρονέω 
Phroneo 
think, regard, mind, be minded, savour, be of the same mind Trans, be like minded ,
Usage: 27

on things



which, who, the things, the son,
which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ἄνω 
Ano 
above, up, high, brim
Usage: 8

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

on
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 3:2

Devotionals containing Colossians 3:2

References

Images Colossians 3:2

Prayers for Colossians 3:2

Context Readings

Seek The Things Above

1 If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. 2 Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. 3 For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God.


Cross References

Matthew 16:23

But he turned, and said unto Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men.

1 Chronicles 22:19

Now set your heart and your soul to seek the LORD your God; arise therefore, and build ye the sanctuary of the LORD God, to bring the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and the holy vessels of God, into the house that is to be built to the name of the LORD.

Psalm 91:14

Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.

Psalm 119:36-37

Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.

Luke 12:15

And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.

Philippians 3:19-20

Whose end is destruction, whose God is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things.)

1 John 2:15-17

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

1 Chronicles 29:3

Moreover, because I have set my affection to the house of my God, I have of mine own proper good, of gold and silver, which I have given to the house of my God, over and above all that I have prepared for the holy house,

Psalm 49:11-17

Their inward thought is, that their houses shall continue for ever, and their dwelling places to all generations; they call their lands after their own names.

Psalm 62:10

Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.

Proverbs 23:5

Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.

Ecclesiastes 7:14

In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider: God also hath set the one over against the other, to the end that man should find nothing after him.

Matthew 6:19

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:

Luke 16:8-9

And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.

Luke 16:11

If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?

Luke 16:19-25

There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:

Romans 8:4-6

That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

Philippians 1:23

For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better:

Colossians 3:1

If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God.

Colossians 3:5

Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry:

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