Colossians 1:28

“Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Whom we preach, warning euery man, and teaching euery man in all wisedome, that we may present euery man perfect in Christ Iesus.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

We proclaim Him, admonishing every man and teaching every man with all wisdom, so that we may present every man complete in Christ.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

whom we proclaim, admonishing every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Whom we are preaching; guiding and teaching every man in all wisdom, so that every man may be complete in Christ;
- Basic English Bible

whom *we* announce, admonishing every man, and teaching every man, in all wisdom, to the end that we may present every man perfect in Christ.
- Darby Bible

Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus.
- Webster's Bible

Him we preach, admonishing every one and instructing every one, with all possible wisdom, so that we may bring every one into God's presence, made perfect through Christ.
- Weymouth Bible

whom we proclaim, admonishing every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus;
- World English Bible

Whom we schewen, repreuynge ech man, and techinge `ech man in al wisdom, that we offre ech man perfit in Crist Jhesu.
- Wycliffe Bible

whom we proclaim, warning every man, and teaching every man, in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Colossians 1:28


1:28 We teach the ignorant, and admonish them that are already taught.


People's Bible Notes for Colossians 1:28


Col 1:28 Whom we preach. Christ. Every man. Note that this is repeated three times in the verse. The apostle impresses the fact that the gospel is not for a favored few, but for every one. In all wisdom. In every form of wisdom. Perfect in Christ Jesus. We should all aim at perfection; the apostle aims to bring all to this ideal. The high ideal is before, for which we all should aim. However, he whose sins are all blotted out will be counted perfect in the great day.

Discussion for Colossians 1

  • Dewey J
    Jennifer, you are correct. Also this scripture is saying that Jesus Christ is and was truly God in the human body. John 1:1 In the beginning was the word and the word was with God and the word was God. The Son part of the holy Trinity. Jesus accepted worship from men on earth. Phil. 2:6 Being found in the form of man he thought it not robbery to be equal with God. Glory be to God in the highest.
  • Jennifer
    Abel, Jesus said, ".... write: These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God: ......." Rev.3:14. Jesus is the the beginning of God's creation. Which creation does he refer to? It is the new creation, of which Jesus is the firstborn from among the dead. Jesus is the head of the body of Christ, the new creation, made up of all his brethren.
  • Abel
    What does it mean in Colossians 1:15 when it says "Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature:"
  • TheTruth
    Brothers and Sisters let's be one of those Three Thousand believers and repent from are sins and turn to Jesus Christ let him become that light in your life Acts 2:37-41. ''Be saved from this corrupt generation.'' Don't add more to this fallen nation of darkness confess yourself to him nobody eles he is are salvation are only salvation in him we will live and truly find that true peace, that you won't find anywhere or in anything in this world. Romans 10:5-17 This flesh and bone and everything we have now is all temporal. Life itself here on earth is temporary so use your God given life wise time is leaving the hour glass. 1 Corinthians 15:50-58 there is hope for them that seek him diligent.
  • Librarygal143
    Thank you Jesus, with much love. Amen : .
  • Linda
    Only the blood of Jesus Christ, Our Lord and Savior saves. Yet, one MUST be willing to submit, repent, confess there sins to GOD, and LOVE GOD with a true HEART to forgive.

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