Parallel Verses

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;

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.

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.

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.

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 Christ, our life, is revealed, then you will also be revealed with him in glory. 5 Put to death therefore your members which are on the earth: sexual immorality, uncleanness, depraved passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry; 6 for which things' sake the wrath of God comes on the children of disobedience.


Cross References

Romans 8:13

For if you live after the flesh, you must die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.

Romans 6:13

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

1 Corinthians 6:18

Flee sexual immorality! "Every sin that a man does is outside the body," but he who commits sexual immorality sins against his own body.

Galatians 5:19-21

Now the works of the flesh are obvious, which are: adultery, sexual immorality, uncleanness, lustfulness,

Romans 1:26

For this reason, God gave them up to vile passions. For their women changed the natural function into that which is against nature.

1 Corinthians 6:13

"Foods for the belly, and the belly for foods," but God will bring to nothing both it and them. But the body is not for sexual immorality, but for the Lord; and the Lord for the body.

2 Corinthians 12:21

that again when I come my God would humble me before you, and I would mourn for many of those who have sinned before now, and not repented of the uncleanness and sexual immorality and lustfulness which they committed.

Galatians 5:24

Those who belong to Christ have crucified the flesh with its passions and lusts.

Ephesians 4:19

who having become callous gave themselves up to lust, to work all uncleanness with greediness.

Matthew 15:19

For out of the heart come forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, sexual sins, thefts, false testimony, and blasphemies.

Mark 7:21-22

For from within, out of the hearts of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, sexual sins, murders, thefts,

Romans 1:29

being filled with all unrighteousness, sexual immorality, wickedness, covetousness, malice; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil habits, secret slanderers,

Romans 6:6

knowing this, that our old man was crucified with him, that the body of sin might be done away with, so that we would no longer be in bondage to sin.

Romans 7:5

For when we were in the flesh, the sinful passions which were through the law, worked in our members to bring forth fruit to death.

Romans 7:7-8

What shall we say then? Is the law sin? May it never be! However, I wouldn't have known sin, except through the law. For I wouldn't have known coveting, unless the law had said, "You shall not covet."

Romans 7:23

but I see a different law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity under the law of sin which is in my members.

1 Corinthians 5:1

It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and such sexual immorality as is not even named among the Gentiles, that one has his father's wife.

1 Corinthians 5:10-11

yet not at all meaning with the sexual sinners of this world, or with the covetous and extortioners, or with idolaters; for then you would have to leave the world.

1 Corinthians 6:9-10

Or don't you know that the unrighteous will not inherit the Kingdom of God? Don't be deceived. Neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor male prostitutes, nor homosexuals,

1 Corinthians 10:6-8

Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.

Ephesians 5:3-6

But sexual immorality, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be mentioned among you, as becomes saints;

1 Thessalonians 4:3

For this is the will of God: your sanctification, that you abstain from sexual immorality,

1 Thessalonians 4:5

not in the passion of lust, even as the Gentiles who don't know God;

Hebrews 12:16

lest there be any sexually immoral person, or profane person, like Esau, who sold his birthright for one meal.

Hebrews 13:4

Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the bed be undefiled: but God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterers.

James 4:1

Where do wars and fightings among you come from? Don't they come from your pleasures that war in your members?

1 Peter 2:11

Beloved, I beg you as foreigners and pilgrims, to abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;

Revelation 21:8

But for the cowardly, unbelieving, sinners, abominable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars, their part is in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death."

Revelation 22:15

Outside are the dogs, the sorcerers, the sexually immoral, the murderers, the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices falsehood.

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