Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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 [as far as this world is concerned] you have died, 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:

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 Keep your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on the earth. 3 For you have died, and your life has been safely guarded by the Messiah in God. 4 When the Messiah, who is your life, is revealed, then you, too, will be revealed with him in glory.


Cross References

Romans 6:2

Of course not! How can we who died as far as sin is concerned go on living in it?

Colossians 2:20

If you have died with the Messiah to the basic principles of the world, why are you submitting to its decrees as though you still lived in the world?

Matthew 11:25

At that time Jesus said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from wise and intelligent people and have revealed them to infants.

John 3:16

"For this is how God loved the world: He gave his unique Son so that everyone who believes in him would not be lost but have eternal life.

John 4:14

But whoever drinks the water that I will give him will never become thirsty again. The water that I will give him will become a well of water for him, springing up to eternal life."

John 5:21

Just as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, so also the Son gives life to those he chooses.

John 5:24

"Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, whoever hears what I say and believes in the one who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged, but has passed from death to life.

Romans 8:2

For the Spirit's law of life in the Messiah Jesus has set me free from the Law of sin and death.

John 5:40

But you are not willing to come to me to have life.

John 6:39-40

And this is the will of the one who sent me, that I should not lose anything that he has given me, but should raise it to life on the last day.

John 10:28-30

I give them eternal life, they'll never be lost, and no one will snatch them out of my hand.

John 14:19

"In a little while the world will no longer see me, 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, how much more, having been reconciled, will we be saved by his life!

Romans 8:34-39

Who is the one to condemn? It is the Messiah Jesus who is interceding on our behalf. He died, and more importantly, has been raised and is seated at the right hand of God.

Romans 5:21

so that, just as sin ruled by bringing death, so also grace might rule by bringing justification that results in eternal life through Jesus the Messiah, our Lord.

1 Corinthians 2:14

A person who isn't spiritual doesn't accept the things of God's Spirit, for they are nonsense to him. He can't understand them because they are spiritually evaluated.

1 Corinthians 15:45

This, indeed, is what is written: "The first man, Adam, became a living being." The last Adam became a life-giving spirit.

2 Corinthians 5:7

For we live by faith, not by sight.

2 Corinthians 5:14

The love of the Messiah controls us, for we are convinced of this: that one person died for all people; therefore, all people have died.

Galatians 2:20

I no longer live, but the Messiah lives in me, and the life that I am now living in this body I live by the faithfulness of the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Philippians 4:7

Then God's peace, which goes far beyond anything we can imagine, will guard your hearts and minds in union with the Messiah Jesus.

Colossians 1:5

based on the hope laid up for you in heaven. Some time ago you heard about this hope through the word of truth, the gospel

Colossians 2:3

In him are stored all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

Colossians 3:4

When the Messiah, who is your life, is revealed, then you, too, will be revealed with him in glory.

Hebrews 7:25

Therefore, because he always lives to intercede for them, he is able to save completely those who come to God through him.

1 Peter 1:3-5

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah! Because of his great mercy he has granted us a new birth, resulting in an immortal hope through the resurrection of Jesus, the Messiah, from the dead

1 Peter 3:4

Instead, it should be the inner disposition of the heart, consisting in the imperishable quality of a gentle and quiet spirit, which God values greatly.

1 John 3:2

Dear friends, we are now God's children, but what we will be like has not been revealed yet. We know that when the Messiah is revealed, we will be like him, because we will see him as he is.

Revelation 2:17

"Let everyone listen to what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who conquers I will give some of the hidden manna. I will also give him a white stone. On the white stone is written a new name that no one knows except the person who receives it.'"

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