Colossians 1:29

29 To this end I strenuously contend with all the energy Christ so powerfully works in me.

Colossians 1:29 in Other Translations

KJV
29 Whereunto I also labour, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily.
ESV
29 For this I toil, struggling with all his energy that he powerfully works within me.
NLT
29 That’s why I work and struggle so hard, depending on Christ’s mighty power that works within me.
MSG
29 That's what I'm working so hard at day after day, year after year, doing my best with the energy God so generously gives me.
CSB
29 I labor for this, striving with His strength that works powerfully in me.

Colossians 1:29 In-Context

27 To them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.
28 He is the one we proclaim, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone fully mature in Christ.
29 To this end I strenuously contend with all the energy Christ so powerfully works in me.

Cross References 3

  • 1. 1 Corinthians 15:10; 2 Corinthians 11:23
  • 2. Colossians 2:1
  • 3. Ephesians 1:19; Ephesians 3:7
Scripture quoted by permission.  Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®.  NIV®.  Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica.  All rights reserved worldwide.