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Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;
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Other Translations of Colossians 3:12
Put on therefore (as the elect of God, holy and beloued) bowels of mercies, kindnesse, humblenesse of minde, meekenesse, long suffering,- King James Version (1611)
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So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience;- New American Standard Version (1995)
Put on therefore, as God's elect, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, meekness, longsuffering;- American Standard Version (1901)
As saints of God, then, holy and dearly loved, let your behaviour be marked by pity and mercy, kind feeling, a low opinion of yourselves, gentle ways, and a power of undergoing all things;- Basic English Bible
Put on therefore, as [the] elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of compassion, kindness, lowliness, meekness, longsuffering;- Darby Bible
Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering; - Webster's Bible
Clothe yourselves therefore, as God's own people holy and dearly loved, with tender-heartedness, kindness, lowliness of mind, meekness, long-suffering;- Weymouth Bible
Put on therefore, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, humility, and perseverance;- World English Bible
Therfor ye, as the chosun of God, hooli and louyd, clothe you with the entrailis of merci, benygnite, and mekenesse, temperaunce, pacience;- Wycliffe Bible
Put on, therefore, as choice ones of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humble-mindedness, meekness, long-suffering,- Youngs Literal Bible
View Wesley's Notes for Colossians 3:12
3:12 All who are thus renewed are elected of God, holy, and therefore the more beloved of him. Holiness is the consequence of their election, and God's superior love, of their holiness.
View People's Bible Notes for Colossians 3:12
Col 3:12 Put on, therefore, as the elect of God. As a chosen, holy and beloved nation, put on these graces. Bowels of mercies. "A heart of compassion" (Revised Version). Kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering. These are all traits of Christ, and must be found in us if he is our life.
Lori's comment on 2013-01-06 00:40:11:
Very hard to do. I understand the compassion part but I am human and as a human, I do have some trust issues.
Berthia B Frazier's comment on 2012-10-18 14:24:32:
Because chosen by the Holy God that we must be also with compassion for His people REGARDLESS.
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