Parallel Verses

Amplified

For [as far as this world is concerned] you have died, and your [new, real] life is hidden with Christ in God.

New American Standard Bible

For you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

King James Version

For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God.

Holman Bible

For you have died, and your life is hidden with the Messiah in God.

International Standard Version

For you have died, and your life has been safely guarded by the Messiah in God.

A Conservative Version

For ye died, and your life has been hidden with the Christ in God.

American Standard Version

For ye died, and your life is hid with Christ in God.

An Understandable Version

For you died [with Christ, See 2:20], and your life is [now] hidden with Christ in [fellowship with] God.

Anderson New Testament

for you are dead, and your life is hid with the Christ in God.

Bible in Basic English

For your life on earth is done, and you have a secret life with Christ in God.

Common New Testament

For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for you are dead to them, and Christ has secured your life with God.

Darby Translation

for ye have died, and your life is hid with the Christ in God.

Godbey New Testament

For ye are dead, and your life is hidden with Christ in God:

Goodspeed New Testament

For you have died, and your life now lies hidden with Christ in God.

John Wesley New Testament

For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For ye are dead and your life is hid with the Christ in God.

Julia Smith Translation

For ye died, and your life has been hid with Christ in God.

King James 2000

For you are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

Modern King James verseion

For you died, and your life has been hidden with Christ in God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God.

Moffatt New Testament

for you died and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

Montgomery New Testament

for you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

NET Bible

for you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

New Heart English Bible

For you died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

Noyes New Testament

For ye died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God;

Sawyer New Testament

For you have died, and your life is hid with Christ in God;

The Emphasized Bible

For ye have died, and, your life, is hid, together with the Christ, in God, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For you died, and your Life now lies hidden, with the Christ, in God.

Webster

For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God.

Weymouth New Testament

For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

Williams New Testament

for you have died, and your life is now hidden in God through your fellowship with Christ.

World English Bible

For you died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

Worrell New Testament

for ye died, and your life has been hid with Christ in God.

Worsley New Testament

For ye are dead as to the world, and your life is hid with Christ in God.

Youngs Literal Translation

for ye did die, and your life hath been hid with the Christ in God;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

ye are dead
ἀποθνήσκω 
Apothnesko 
die, be dead, be at the point of death +9, perish, lie a dying, be slain +, vr dead
Usage: 93

and

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

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88

is hid
κρύπτω 
Krupto 
Usage: 10

with
σύν 
sun 
Usage: 120

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

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

Images Colossians 3:3

Prayers for Colossians 3:3

Context Readings

Seek The Things Above

2 And set your minds and keep them set on what is above (the higher things), not on the things that are on the earth. 3 For [as far as this world is concerned] you have died, and your [new, real] life is hidden with Christ in God. 4 When Christ, Who is our life, appears, then you also will appear with Him in [the splendor of His] glory.


Cross References

Romans 6:2

Certainly not! How can we who died to sin live in it any longer?

Colossians 2:20

If then you have died with Christ to material ways of looking at things and have escaped from the world's crude and elemental notions and teachings of externalism, why do you live as if you still belong to the world? [Why do you submit to rules and regulations? -- "such as]

Matthew 11:25

At that time Jesus began to say, I thank You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth [and I acknowledge openly and joyfully to Your honor], that You have hidden these things from the wise and clever and learned, and revealed them to babies [to the childish, untaught, and unskilled].

John 3:16

For God so greatly loved and dearly prized the world that He [even] gave up His only begotten ( unique) Son, so that whoever believes in (trusts in, clings to, relies on) Him shall not perish (come to destruction, be lost) but have eternal (everlasting) life.

John 4:14

But whoever takes a drink of the water that I will give him shall never, no never, be thirsty any more. But the water that I will give him shall become a spring of water welling up (flowing, bubbling) [continually] within him unto (into, for) eternal life.

John 5:21

Just as the Father raises up the dead and gives them life [makes them live on], even so the Son also gives life to whomever He wills and is pleased to give it.

John 5:24

I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, the person whose ears are open to My words [who listens to My message] and believes and trusts in and clings to and relies on Him Who sent Me has (possesses now) eternal life. And he does not come into judgment [does not incur sentence of judgment, will not come under condemnation], but he has already passed over out of death into life.

Romans 8:2

For the law of the Spirit of life [which is] in Christ Jesus [the law of our new being] has freed me from the law of sin and of death.

John 5:40

And still you are not willing [but refuse] to come to Me, so that you might have life.

John 6:39-40

And this is the will of Him Who sent Me, that I should not lose any of all that He has given Me, but that I should give new life and raise [them all] up at the last day.

John 10:28-30

And I give them eternal life, and they shall never lose it or perish throughout the ages. [To all eternity they shall never by any means be destroyed.] And no one is able to snatch them out of My hand.

John 14:19

Just a little while now, and the world will not see Me any more, but you will see Me; because I live, you will live also.

Romans 5:10

For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son, it is much more [certain], now that we are reconciled, that we shall be saved (daily delivered from sin's dominion) through His [ resurrection] life.

Romans 8:34-39

Who is there to condemn [us]? Will Christ Jesus (the Messiah), Who died, or rather Who was raised from the dead, Who is at the right hand of God actually pleading as He intercedes for us?

Romans 5:21

So that, [just] as sin has reigned in death, [so] grace (His unearned and undeserved favor) might reign also through righteousness (right standing with God) which issues in eternal life through Jesus Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One) our Lord.

1 Corinthians 2:14

But the natural, nonspiritual man does not accept or welcome or admit into his heart the gifts and teachings and revelations of the Spirit of God, for they are folly (meaningless nonsense) to him; and he is incapable of knowing them [of progressively recognizing, understanding, and becoming better acquainted with them] because they are spiritually discerned and estimated and appreciated.

1 Corinthians 15:45

Thus it is written, The first man Adam became a living being (an individual personality); the last Adam (Christ) became a life-giving Spirit [restoring the dead to life].

2 Corinthians 5:7

For we walk by faith [we regulate our lives and conduct ourselves by our conviction or belief respecting man's relationship to God and divine things, with trust and holy fervor; thus we walk] not by sight or appearance.

2 Corinthians 5:14

For the love of Christ controls and urges and impels us, because we are of the opinion and conviction that [if] One died for all, then all died;

Galatians 2:20

I have been crucified with Christ [in Him I have shared His crucifixion]; it is no longer I who live, but Christ (the Messiah) lives in me; and the life I now live in the body I live by faith in (by adherence to and reliance on and complete trust in) the Son of God, Who loved me and gave Himself up for me.

Philippians 4:7

And God's peace [shall be yours, that tranquil state of a soul assured of its salvation through Christ, and so fearing nothing from God and being content with its earthly lot of whatever sort that is, that peace] which transcends all understanding shall garrison and mount guard over your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.

Colossians 1:5

Because of the hope [of experiencing what is] laid up ( reserved and waiting) for you in heaven. Of this [hope] you heard in the past in the message of the truth of the Gospel,

Colossians 2:3

In Him all the treasures of [divine] wisdom ( comprehensive insight into the ways and purposes of God) and [all the riches of spiritual] knowledge and enlightenment are stored up and lie hidden.

Colossians 3:4

When Christ, Who is our life, appears, then you also will appear with Him in [the splendor of His] glory.

Hebrews 7:25

Therefore He is able also to save to the uttermost (completely, perfectly, finally, and for all time and eternity) those who come to God through Him, since He is always living to make petition to God and intercede with Him and intervene for them.

1 Peter 1:3-5

Praised (honored, blessed) be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah)! By His boundless mercy we have been born again to an ever-living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

1 Peter 3:4

But let it be the inward adorning and beauty of the hidden person of the heart, with the incorruptible and unfading charm of a gentle and peaceful spirit, which [is not anxious or wrought up, but] is very precious in the sight of God.

1 John 3:2

Beloved, we are [even here and] now God's children; it is not yet disclosed (made clear) what we shall be [hereafter], but we know that when He comes and is manifested, we shall [ as God's children] resemble and be like Him, for we shall see Him just as He [really] is.

Revelation 2:17

He who is able to hear, let him listen to and heed what the Spirit says to the assemblies (churches). To him who overcomes (conquers), I will give to eat of the manna that is hidden, and I will give him a white stone with a new name engraved on the stone, which no one knows or understands except he who receives it.

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