Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

For you have died, and your life now lies 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.

Amplified

For you died [to this world], and your [new, real] life is hidden 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:

John Wesley New Testament

For ye are dead, and your life is hid with 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 Fix your thoughts on the things that are above, not on those that are on earth. 3 For you have died, and your life now lies hidden with Christ in God. 4 When Christ, who is our true life, shall make his appearance, then you also will appear glorified with him.


Cross References

Romans 6:2

Certainly not! When we have died to sin, how can we live in it any longer?

Colossians 2:20

If you have died with Christ to material ways of looking at things, why do you act as though you still belonged to the world, and submit to rules like

Matthew 11:25

At that same time Jesus said, "I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for hiding all this from the learned and intelligent and revealing it to children.

John 3:16

For God loved the world so much that he gave his only Son, so that no one who believes in him should be lost, but that they should all have eternal life.

John 4:14

but anyone who drinks the water that I will give him will never be thirsty, but the water that I will give him will become a spring of water within him, bubbling up for eternal life."

John 5:21

For just as the Father awakens the dead and makes them come to life, the Son makes anyone whom he chooses come to life.

John 5:24

I tell you, whoever listens to my message and believes him who has sent me, possesses eternal life, and will not come to judgment, but has already passed out of death into life.

Romans 8:2

For the life-giving law of the Spirit through Christ Jesus has freed you from the Law of sin and death.

John 5:40

yet you refuse to come to me for life.

John 6:39-40

And the purpose of him who has sent me is this, that I should lose nothing of all that he has given me, but should raise them to life on the Last Day.

John 10:28-30

and I give them eternal life, and they shall never be lost, and no one shall tear them out of my hands.

John 14:19

In a little while the world will not see me any more, but you will still see me, because I shall live on, and you will live on too.

Romans 5:10

If, when we were God's enemies, we were reconciled to him through the death of his Son, it is far more certain that now that we are reconciled we shall be saved through sharing in his life!

Romans 8:34-39

who can condemn them? Christ Jesus who died, or rather who was raised from the dead, is at God's right hand, and actually pleads for us.

Romans 5:21

so that just as sin had reigned through death, mercy might reign through uprightness and bring eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

1 Corinthians 2:14

A material man will not accept what the Spirit of God offers. It seems mere folly to him, and he cannot understand it, because it takes spiritual insight to see its true value.

1 Corinthians 15:45

This is also what the Scripture says: "The first man Adam became a living creature." The last Adam has become a life-giving Spirit.

2 Corinthians 5:7

(for I have to guide my steps by faith, not by what is seen)??8 yet I am confident, and I prefer to leave my home in the body and make my home with the Lord.

2 Corinthians 5:14

It is Christ's love that controls me, for I have become convinced that as one has died for all, all have died,

Galatians 2:20

I have been crucified with Christ, and it is no longer I that live, but Christ that lives in me. The life I am now living in the body I am living by faith in the Son of God who loved me and gave himself for me.

Philippians 4:7

Then, through your union with Christ Jesus, the peace of God, so far above any human thought, will guard your minds and thoughts.

Colossians 1:5

and for the hope of what is stored up for you in heaven. You first heard of it long ago when the true message of the gospel

Colossians 1:5

and for the hope of what is stored up for you in heaven. You first heard of it long ago when the true message of the gospel

Colossians 3:4

When Christ, who is our true life, shall make his appearance, then you also will appear glorified with him.

Hebrews 7:25

Therefore, he is able to save forever all who come to God through him, because he lives and intercedes for them forever.

1 Peter 1:3-5

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has caused us to be born anew to a life of hope through Jesus Christ's resurrection from the dead,

1 Peter 3:4

yours must be the inner beauty of character, the imperishable attraction of a quiet and gentle spirit, which has great value in the sight of God.

1 John 3:2

Dear friends, we are God's children now; it has not yet been disclosed what we are to be. We know that if he appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is.

Revelation 2:17

Let everyone who can hear listen to what the Spirit says to the churches. I will give him who is victorious some of the hidden manna, and I will give him a white pebble with a new name written on it which no one knows except the man who receives it.'

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