Parallel Bible results for Colossians 1:1-14

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Colossians 1:1-14

CEB 1 From Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by God's will, and Timothy our brother. NRS 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, CEB 2 To the holy and faithful brothers and sisters in Christ in Colossae. NRS 2 To the saints and faithful brothers and sisters in Christ in Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father. CEB 3 Grace and peace to you from God our Father.We always give thanks to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you. NRS 3 In our prayers for you we always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, CEB 4 We've done this since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and your love for all God's people. NRS 4 for we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love that you have for all the saints, CEB 5 You have this faith and love because of the hope reserved for you in heaven. You previously heard about this hope through the true message, the good news, NRS 5 because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. You have heard of this hope before in the word of the truth, the gospel CEB 6 which has come to you. This message has been bearing fruit and growing among you since the day you heard and truly understood God's grace, in the same way that it is bearing fruit and growing in the whole world. NRS 6 that has come to you. Just as it is bearing fruit and growing in the whole world, so it has been bearing fruit among yourselves from the day you heard it and truly comprehended the grace of God. CEB 7 You learned it from Epaphras, who is the fellow slave we love and Christ's faithful minister for your sake. NRS 7 This you learned from Epaphras, our beloved fellow servant. He is a faithful minister of Christ on your behalf, CEB 8 He informed us of your love in the Spirit. NRS 8 and he has made known to us your love in the Spirit. CEB 9 Because of this, since the day we heard about you, we haven't stopped praying for you and asking for you to be filled with the knowledge of God's will, with all wisdom and spiritual understanding. NRS 9 For this reason, since the day we heard it, we have not ceased praying for you and asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of God's will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, CEB 10 We're praying this so that you can live lives that are worthy of the Lord and pleasing to him in every way: by producing fruit in every good work and growing in the knowledge of God; NRS 10 so that you may lead lives worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him, as you bear fruit in every good work and as you grow in the knowledge of God. CEB 11 by being strengthened through his glorious might so that you endure everything and have patience; NRS 11 May you be made strong with all the strength that comes from his glorious power, and may you be prepared to endure everything with patience, while joyfully CEB 12 and by giving thanks with joy to the Father. He made it so you could take part in the inheritance, in light granted to God's holy people. NRS 12 giving thanks to the Father, who has enabled you to share in the inheritance of the saints in the light. CEB 13 He rescued us from the control of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of the Son he loves. NRS 13 He has rescued us from the power of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of his beloved Son, CEB 14 He set us free through the Son and forgave our sins. NRS 14 in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.