Colossians 1:19

“For it pleased the Father that in him should all fulness dwell;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For it pleased the Father that in him should all fulnesse dwell,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For it was the {Father's} good pleasure for all the fullness to dwell in Him,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For it was the good pleasure `of the Father' that in him should all the fulness dwell;
- American Standard Version (1901)

For God in full measure was pleased to be in him;
- Basic English Bible

for in him all the fulness [of the Godhead] was pleased to dwell,
- Darby Bible

For it pleased the Father that in him should all fullness dwell;
- Webster's Bible

For it was the Father's gracious will that the whole of the divine perfections should dwell in Him.
- Weymouth Bible

For all the fullness was pleased to dwell in him;
- World English Bible

For in hym it pleside al plente to inhabite,
- Wycliffe Bible

because in him it did please all the fulness to tabernacle,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Colossians 1:19

1:19 For it pleased the Father that all fulness - All the fulness of God. Should dwell in him - Constantly, as in a temple; and always ready for our approach to him.

People's Bible Notes for Colossians 1:19

Col 1:19 In him should all fulness dwell. All power and blessing. Completeness in all things. If limitations were placed upon his power to create, to save and to bless, all fulness would not dwell in him.

Discussion for Colossians 1

  • Patrick Godfrey
    The Lord my God Emmanuel brought to my mind a verse to read from this chapter YE ARE COMPLETE IN HIM , so I googled it to be empowered in my confidence and faith and sharing love for tbe church on line and tgere us no end blessing in this letter , I thank God for Paul, and one of my sons I named after him , thank u and bless u all in lov 4 the prince of peace and Everlasting Father Yashua Jesus
  • Eric maluleka
    Holy spirit gave life,understanding,wisdom and knowledge of GOD to human biengs and teachings us Christianity behaviour.
  • Anonymous
    I love the book of COLOSSIANS somehow I think give me a since of peace and
  • Bonyah Isaac
    To answer you Jo's,Please read Isaiah 55:8,9 and Romans 11:33,34. You cannot fanthom the nature and work of God.And God didnt put man on earth with Satan.Satan was overthrown from heaven due to his pride onto the earth.Read Isaiah 14:12-14,Ezekial 28:15-17,Rev.12:7-9.On earth he deceived Adam and Eve and sin originated which result in death and which means the separation between God and Man.In creation,God spoke and His Word brought those spoken things into existence.So everything,seen and unseen things were brought into existence by the Word of God.This word is Jesus Christ whom Paul said everything was created by Him and for Him.Hence we humans,been His inheritance,He became one of us to redeem us from sin and bring immortality to light.He accomplisd this upon his death and resurection when he defeated Satan who had the power over death-Heb.2:14-15,Rev.1:18.Now upon His return,he will punish Satan and those who refuse to obey him by sending them to eternal destruection.He will however glorify His Saint and we will assume His nature and be like him.He wl take us to heaven and there we will be with him forever.2Th1:8,9,1Jn.3:2,3,1Th.4:16-19,1Cor.15:51-54.Pls read all versus.
  • Bonyah Isaac
    Verse 16,17.In the begining God created everything by His Word.He Spoke and the Spoken Word brought seen things from unseen things.So all things came from God but His Word brought them into existence. This Word is Jesus the Son of God.This is why the gospel according to John recorded that "All things were made by Him and without Him was anything made that was made".So the Word brought everything into existence.This shows His superiority over creation.That why Paul said "He is the firstborn of creation,by Him all things were created".Our Lord Jesus Christ is our Life because He gave life to all things that came from the Father.Let us obey His commands so as to have eternal salvation for our souls.
  • If God is a Spirit, why did He create things physical? If then God created all things for him, why did He put man on this earth with satan. Again a sprit with physical.

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