Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Put to death therefore your members which are upon the earth, fornication, uncleanness, vile passions, evil lust, and unbridled desire, which is idolatry.

New American Standard Bible

Therefore consider the members of your earthly body as dead to immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed, which amounts to idolatry.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Therefore, put to death what belongs to your worldly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desire, and greed, which is idolatry.

International Standard Version

So put to death your worldly impulses: sexual sin, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed (which is idolatry).

A Conservative Version

Put to death therefore your body-parts on the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and greed, which is idolatry.

American Standard Version

Put to death therefore your members which are upon the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry;

Amplified

So kill (deaden, deprive of power) the evil desire lurking in your members [those animal impulses and all that is earthly in you that is employed in sin]: sexual vice, impurity, sensual appetites, unholy desires, and all greed and covetousness, for that is idolatry (the deifying of self and other created things instead of God).

An Understandable Version

So, put to death [i.e., stop practicing the desires of] your physical bodies [such as] sexual immorality, [moral] impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is [in reality] idolatry.

Anderson New Testament

Put to death, therefore, your members that are on the earth, lewdness, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry;

Bible in Basic English

Then put to death your bodies which are of the earth; wrong use of the flesh, unclean things, passion, evil desires and envy, which is the worship of strange gods;

Common New Testament

Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire and greed, which is idolatry.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Mortify therefore your sensual appetites, fornication, impurity, irregular passions, wicked desires, and that licentiousness practised by idolaters.

Godbey New Testament

Therefore kill your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry;

Goodspeed New Testament

So treat as dead your physical nature, as far as immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed are concerned; for it is really idolatry.

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore kill your members that are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry:

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore put to death {what is earthly in you}: sexual immorality, uncleanness, lustful passion, evil desire, and greediness, which is idolatry,

Modern King James verseion

Therefore put to death your members which are on the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness (which is idolatry),

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Mortify therefore your members which are on the earth; fornication, uncleanness, unnatural lust, evil concupiscence, and covetousness which is worshipping of idols:

Moffatt New Testament

So put to death those members that are on earth: sexual vice, impurity, appetite, evil desire, and lust (which is idolatry),

Montgomery New Testament

So slay your baser inclinations. fornication, impurity, appetite, unnatural desires, and the greed which is idolatry.

NET Bible

So put to death whatever in your nature belongs to the earth: sexual immorality, impurity, shameful passion, evil desire, and greed which is idolatry.

New Heart English Bible

Put to death, therefore, whatever is worldly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.

Noyes New Testament

Make dead therefore your members which are upon the earth, fornication, uncleanness, lust, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry;

Sawyer New Testament

Put to death, therefore, your members which are on the earth, fornication, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness which is idolatry,

The Emphasized Bible

Make dead, therefore, your members that are on the earth - as regardeth fornication, impurity, passion, base coveting, and greed, the which, is idolatry, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Mortify therefore your members which are on the earth, fornication, impurity, the vile passion, evil concupiscence, and insatiable desire, which is idolatry:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore destroy all that is earthly in you--immorality, uncleanness, passions, evil desires, and that greed which is idolatry.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

Therefore put to death your earthward inclinations--fornication, impurity, sensual passion, unholy desire, and all greed, for that is a form of idolatry.

Williams New Testament

So once for all put to death your lower, earthly nature with respect to sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed, which is real idolatry.

World English Bible

Put to death therefore your members which are on the earth: sexual immorality, uncleanness, depraved passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry;

Worrell New Testament

Make dead, therefore, your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which, indeed, is idolatry;

Worsley New Testament

Mortify therefore your members that are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, disorderly passion, evil concupiscence, and insatiable desire, which is indeed idolatry:

Youngs Literal Translation

Put to death, then, your members that are upon the earth -- whoredom, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and the covetousness, which is idolatry --

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
νεκρόω 
Nekroo 
Usage: 3

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

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

μέλος 
melos 
Usage: 32



ὅστις ἥτις ὅ6τι 
hostis 
Usage: 0
Usage: 112

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

the earth
γῆ 
Ge 
Usage: 186

πορνεία 
Porneia 
Usage: 21

ἀκαθαρσία 
Akatharsia 
Usage: 9

πάθος 
Pathos 
Usage: 3

κακός 
Kakos 
Usage: 46

ἐπιθυμία 
Epithumia 
Usage: 35

and

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

πλεονεξία 
Pleonexia 
Usage: 8

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

Devotionals

Devotionals about Colossians 3:5

Images Colossians 3:5

Prayers for Colossians 3:5

Context Readings

Put Off The Old Behavior

4 When the Christ is manifested who is our life, then shall ye also be manifested with him in glory. 5 Put to death therefore your members which are upon the earth, fornication, uncleanness, vile passions, evil lust, and unbridled desire, which is idolatry. 6 On account of which things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.


Cross References

Romans 8:13

for if ye live according to flesh, ye are about to die; but if, by the Spirit, ye put to death the deeds of the body, ye shall live:

Romans 6:13

Neither yield your members instruments of unrighteousness to sin, but yield yourselves to God as alive from among the dead, and your members instruments of righteousness to God.

1 Corinthians 6:18

Flee fornication. Every sin which a man may practise is without the body, but he that commits fornication sins against his own body.

Galatians 5:19-21

Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are fornication, uncleanness, licentiousness,

Romans 1:26

For this reason God gave them up to vile lusts; for both their females changed the natural use into that contrary to nature;

1 Corinthians 6:13

Meats for the belly, and the belly for meats; but God will bring to nothing both it and them: but the body is not for fornication, but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body.

2 Corinthians 12:21

lest my God should humble me as to you when I come again, and that I shall grieve over many of those who have sinned before, and have not repented as to the uncleanness and fornication and licentiousness which they have practised.

Galatians 5:24

But they that are of the Christ have crucified the flesh with the passions and the lusts.

Ephesians 4:19

who having cast off all feeling, have given themselves up to lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greedy unsatisfied lust.

Matthew 15:19

For out of the heart come forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witnessings, blasphemies;

Mark 7:21-22

For from within, out of the heart of men, go forth evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

Romans 1:29

being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, malice; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil dispositions; whisperers,

Romans 6:6

knowing this, that our old man has been crucified with him, that the body of sin might be annulled, that we should no longer serve sin.

Romans 7:5

For when we were in the flesh the passions of sins, which were by the law, wrought in our members to bring forth fruit to death;

Romans 7:7-8

What shall we say then? is the law sin? Far be the thought. But I had not known sin, unless by law: for I had not had conscience also of lust unless the law had said, Thou shalt not lust;

Romans 7:23

but I see another law in my members, warring in opposition to the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which exists in my members.

1 Corinthians 5:1

It is universally reported that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not even among the nations, so that one should have his father's wife.

1 Corinthians 5:10-11

not altogether with the fornicators of this world, or with the avaricious and rapacious, or idolaters, since then ye should go out of the world.

1 Corinthians 6:9-10

Do ye not know that unrighteous persons shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not err: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor those who make women of themselves, nor who abuse themselves with men,

1 Corinthians 10:6-8

But these things happened as types of us, that we should not be lusters after evil things, as they also lusted.

Ephesians 5:3-6

But fornication and all uncleanness or unbridled lust, let it not be even named among you, as it becomes saints;

1 Thessalonians 4:3

For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication;

1 Thessalonians 4:5

(not in passionate desire, even as the nations who know not God,)

Hebrews 12:16

lest there be any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one meal sold his birthright;

Hebrews 13:4

Let marriage be held every way in honour, and the bed be undefiled; for fornicators and adulterers will God judge.

James 4:1

Whence come wars and whence fightings among you? Is it not thence, from your pleasures, which war in your members?

1 Peter 2:11

Beloved, I exhort you, as strangers and sojourners, to abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;

Revelation 21:8

But to the fearful and unbelieving, and sinners, and those who make themselves abominable, and murderers, and fornicators, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, their part is in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone; which is the second death.

Revelation 22:15

Without are the dogs, and the sorcerers, and the fornicators, and the murderers, and the idolaters, and every one that loves and makes a lie.

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