Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Knowing that of the Lord you shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for you serve the Lord Christ.

New American Standard Bible

knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance It is the Lord Christ whom you serve.

King James Version

Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.

Holman Bible

24 knowing that you will receive the reward of an inheritance from the Lord. You serve the Lord Christ.

International Standard Version

You know that it is from the Lord that you will receive the inheritance as a reward. It is the Lord Messiah whom you are serving!

A Conservative Version

knowing that from Lord ye will receive the reward of the inheritance, for ye serve the Lord Christ.

American Standard Version

knowing that from the Lord ye shall receive the recompense of the inheritance: ye serve the Lord Christ.

Amplified

Knowing [with all certainty] that it is from the Lord [and not from men] that you will receive the inheritance which is your [real] reward. [The One Whom] you are actually serving [is] the Lord Christ (the Messiah).

An Understandable Version

knowing that you will receive from the Lord a [spiritual] inheritance as a reward, [for] you are [really] serving the Lord.

Anderson New Testament

knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance: for you serve the Lord Christ.

Bible in Basic English

Being certain that the Lord will give you the reward of the heritage: for you are the servants of the Lord Christ.

Common New Testament

knowing that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.

Daniel Mace New Testament

knowing that as you are the servants of Christ our Lord, you shall receive from him the inheritance for your reward.

Darby Translation

knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the recompense of the inheritance; ye serve the Lord Christ.

Godbey New Testament

knowing that you will receive the recompense of the inheritance from the Lord. Serve the Lord Christ;

Goodspeed New Testament

for you know that it is from him that you are to receive that inheritance which is to be your reward. Think of Christ as the master you are working for.

John Wesley New Testament

for ye serve the Lord Christ.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance, for ye serve the Lord Christ.

Julia Smith Translation

Knowing that from the Lord ye shall receive the reward of inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[because you] know that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance. Serve the Lord Christ.

Modern King James verseion

knowing that from the Lord you shall receive the reward of the inheritance. For you serve the Lord Christ.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

forasmuch as ye know that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of inheritance, for ye serve the Lord Christ.

Moffatt New Testament

remember, you will receive from the Lord the inheritance which is your due; serve Christ your Lord and Master,

Montgomery New Testament

You know that from the Lord you will receive reward of the inheritance, for you are the Lord Christ's slaves.

NET Bible

because you know that you will receive your inheritance from the Lord as the reward. Serve the Lord Christ.

New Heart English Bible

knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ.

Noyes New Testament

knowing that from the Lord ye will receive the recompense of the inheritance; serve Christ as your Lord.

Sawyer New Testament

knowing that you will receive from the Lord the recompense of the inheritance. You serve Christ the Lord;

The Emphasized Bible

Knowing that, from the Lord, ye shall duly receive the recompense of the inheritance, - unto the Lord Christ, are ye in service;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

knowing that from the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye are servants to the Lord Christ.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Since you know that it is from the Master that you will receive the inheritance which will be your recompense. You are serving Christ, the Master.

Webster

Knowing that from the Lord ye will receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.

Weymouth New Testament

For you know that it is from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. Christ is the Master whose bondservants you are.

Williams New Testament

for you know that it is from the Lord that you are going to get your pay in the form of an inheritance; so keep on serving Christ the Lord.

World English Bible

knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ.

Worrell New Testament

knowing that from the Lord ye shall receive the recompense of the inheritance: ye are doing service to the Lord, Christ.

Worsley New Testament

knowing that from the Lord ye shall receive the recompense of the inheritance; for ye serve the Lord Christ;

Youngs Literal Translation

having known that from the Lord ye shall receive the recompense of the inheritance -- for the Lord Christ ye serve;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

of
ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643
Usage: 643

ἀπολαμβάνω 
Apolambano 
Usage: 7

the reward
ἀνταπόδοσις 
Antapodosis 
Usage: 1

of the inheritance
κληρονομία 
Kleronomia 
Usage: 11

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

ye serve
δουλεύω 
Douleuo 
serve, be in bondage, do service
Usage: 20

Images Colossians 3:24

Prayers for Colossians 3:24

Context Readings

Mutual Responsibilities In Christian Relationships

23 And whatsoever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; 24 Knowing that of the Lord you shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for you serve the Lord Christ. 25 But he that does wrong shall receive for the wrong which he has done: and there is no respect of persons.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 7:22

For he that is called in the Lord, being a servant, is the Lord's freeman: likewise also he that is called, being free, is Christ's servant.

Ephesians 6:8

Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man does, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free.

Genesis 15:1

After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am your shield, and your exceeding great reward.

Ruth 2:12

The LORD recompense your work, and a full reward be given you of the LORD God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to trust.

Proverbs 11:18

The wicked works a deceitful work: but to him that sows righteousness shall be a sure reward.

Matthew 5:12

Rejoice, and be exceedingly glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets who were before you.

Matthew 5:46

For if you love them who love you, what reward have you? do not even the tax collectors the same?

Matthew 6:1-2

Take heed that you give not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise you have no reward of your Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 6:5

And when you pray, you shall not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

Matthew 6:16

Moreover when you fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

Matthew 10:41

He that receives a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward; and he that receives a righteous man in the name of a righteous man shall receive a righteous man's reward.

Luke 6:35

But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return; and your reward shall be great, and you shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.

Luke 14:14

And you shall be blessed; for they cannot recompense you: for you shall be recompensed at the resurrection of the just.

John 12:26

If any man serves me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serves me, him will my Father honor.

Acts 20:32

And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them who are sanctified.

Romans 1:1

Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God,

Romans 2:6-7

Who will render to every man according to his deeds:

Romans 4:4-5

Now to him that works is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt.

Romans 14:18

For he that in these things serves Christ is acceptable to God, and approved of men.

1 Corinthians 3:8

Now he that plants and he that waters are one: and every man shall receive his own reward according to his own labor.

1 Corinthians 9:17-18

For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reward: but if against my will, a stewardship of the gospel is committed unto me.

Galatians 1:10

For do I now seek the favor of men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.

Ephesians 6:6

Not with eye service, as men pleasers; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart;

Colossians 2:18

Let no man deceive you of your reward in a voluntary humility and worshiping of angels, intruding into those things which he has not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind,

Hebrews 9:15

And for this cause he is the mediator of the new covenant, that by means of death, for the redemption of the transgressions that were under the first covenant, they who are called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance.

Hebrews 10:35

Cast not away therefore your confidence, which has great recompense of reward.

Hebrews 11:6

But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that comes to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Savior Jesus Christ:

Jude 1:1

Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ, and called:

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