Colossians 1:22

“In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy & vnblameable, and vnreprooueable in his sight,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

yet He has now reconciled you in His fleshly body through death, in order to present you before Him holy and blameless and beyond reproach--
- New American Standard Version (1995)

yet now hath he reconciled in the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and without blemish and unreproveable before him:
- American Standard Version (1901)

In the body of his flesh through death, so that you might be holy and without sin and free from all evil before him:
- Basic English Bible

in the body of his flesh through death; to present you holy and unblamable and irreproachable before it,
- Darby Bible

In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblamable and unreprovable in his sight:
- Webster's Bible

He has now, in His human body, reconciled to God by His death, to bring you, holy and faultless and irreproachable, into His presence;
- Weymouth Bible

yet now he has reconciled in the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and without blemish and blameless before him,
- World English Bible

now he hath recounselid you in the bodi of his fleisch bi deth, to haue you hooli, and vnwemmyd, and with out repreef bifor hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

in the body of his flesh through the death, to present you holy, and unblemished, and unblameable before himself,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Colossians 1:22

1:22 By the body of his flesh - So distinguished from his body, the church. The body here denotes his entire manhood. Through death - Whereby he purchased the reconciliation which we receive by faith. To present you - The very end of that reconciliation. Holy - Toward God. Spotless - In yourselves. Unreprovable - As to your neighbour.

People's Bible Notes for Colossians 1:22

Col 1:22 In the body of his flesh through death. It is through the sufferings of Christ that they are enabled to come to God. Without Christ and the cross there could be no gospel. To present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight. Through his blood their sins are cleansed, so that they are holy in the sight of God.

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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