Colossians 3:16

16 Let 1the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all wisdom 2teaching and admonishing one another 3with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, 4singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

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Colossians 3:16 In-Context

14 Beyond all these things put on love, which is the perfect bond of unity.
15 Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body; and be thankful.
16 Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God.
17 Whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through Him to God the Father.
18 Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord .

Cross References 4

  • 1. Romans 10:17; Ephesians 5:26; 1 Thessalonians 1:8
  • 2. Colossians 1:28
  • 3. Ephesians 5:19
  • 4. 1 Corinthians 14:15

Footnotes 4

  • [a]. One early ms reads "the Lord"
  • [b]. Or "in"
  • [c]. Or "one another, singing with psalms..."
  • [d]. Or "by;" lit "in His grace"
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