Colossians 3:2

“Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Set your affection on things aboue, not on things on the earth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Set your mind on the things that are above, not on the things that are upon the earth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Keep your mind on the higher things, not on the things of earth.
- Basic English Bible

have your mind on the things [that are] above, not on the things [that are] on the earth;
- Darby Bible

Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.
- Webster's Bible

Give your minds to the things that are above, not to the things that are on the earth.
- Weymouth Bible

Set your mind on the things that are above, not on the things that are on the earth.
- World English Bible

Sauere ye tho thingis, that ben aboue, not tho that ben on the erthe.
- Wycliffe Bible

the things above mind ye, not the things upon the earth,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Colossians 3:2


Col 3:2 Set your affection on things above. This is a condition of seeking the things above. Our hearts must be in heaven with our beloved Lord.

Discussion for Colossians 3

  • Eliud
    col. 3:23 encourages especially when serving and nobody feels/recorgnises
  • Lilian
    God loves a humble servants that who bowed down before him. Thank you Jesus for your blood and help me to be born again in spirit and not in the flesh. As whatsoever ye do it heartily and to the Lord and not to the man amen. I will praise you and worship you alone Jesus for you alone are worthy.Teach me Lord on how to wait. I know that you are faithful to your words i will trust you and love u AMN
  • Phinehas korir
    Comment*for every work you do God knows that it has a purpose
  • HEBRICH KGOMOTSO
    I love this chapter, i just love the fact that it made me to be a hard-worker because it says whatever i do i must do it as for the Lord and it continue to say there is no reward on earth but my reward comes from above. Ho blessing is it to be rewarded by the Almighty God. Amen
  • Albert polk
    nothing is more important than those things above Christ is above all
  • Ihioma dapper
    colossians 3:1 means that the moment you have repented.strife to those things that please God according to his word.

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