Colossians

1611 King James Version (KJV)

Colossians 3:4

“When Christ, who is our life, shall appeare, then shall yee also appeare with him in glorie.”

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Other Translations

When Christ, [who is] our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory.
- King James Version

When Christ, who is our life, is revealed, then you also will be revealed with Him in glory.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

When Christ, `who is' our life, shall be manifested, then shall ye also with him be manifested in glory.
- American Standard Version (1901)

At the coming of Christ who is our life, you will be seen with him in glory.
- Basic English Bible

When the Christ is manifested who [is] our life, then shall *ye* also be manifested with him in glory.
- Darby Bible

When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then will ye also appear with him in glory.
- Webster's Bible

When Christ appears--He is our true Life--then you also will appear with Him in glory.
- Weymouth Bible

When Christ, our life, is revealed, then you will also be revealed with him in glory.
- World English Bible

For whanne Crist schal appere, youre lijf, thanne also ye schulen appere with hym in glorie.
- Wycliffe Bible

when the Christ -- our life -- may be manifested, then also we with him shall be manifested in glory.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Colossians 3:4


3:4 When Christ - The abruptness of the sentence surrounds us with sudden light. Our life - The fountain of holiness and glory. Shall appear - In the clouds of heaven.


People's Bible Notes for Colossians 3:4


Col 3:4 When Christ, . . . shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory. "When Christ . . . shall be manifested" (Revised Version), then the glory and the blessedness of the life in us shall be shown forth. Like the tree in the winter, not dead, but the life hidden. When the spring comes, its life shows itself in glory. Compare Ro 8:19.

Discussion for Colossians 3

  • Steve morrow
    COLOSSIANS 3:1 if you then be risen with CHRIST seek those things which are above where CHRIST sitteth on the right hand of GOD --3:2-- set your affection on things above not on things on the earth --3:3-- for you are dead and your life is hid with CHRIST in GOD --3:4 when CHRIST who is our life shall appear then shall you also appear with HIM in glory
  • HL BL
    "...above all these things put on charity,3:14" "Charity...beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things. Charity never faileth." 1Cor.13:4-8; "3:14 ...the bond of perfectness", capsules the essence of The Godhead and the Word; God is Love. Love sent His Son to Calvary that we may have eternal life, because of this Love came the Comforter--the Spirit of Truth.
  • Steve morrow
    COLOSSIANS 3:23 and whatsoever you do do it heartily as to THE LORD and not unto men --3:24-- knowing that of THE LORD you shall receive the reward of the inheritance for you --- SERVE THE LORD CHRIST --3:25-- BUT HE THAT DOETH WRONG SHALL RECEIVE FOR THE WRONG WHICH HE HATH DONE AND THERE IS NO RESPECT OF PERSONS
  • Steve morrow
    COLOSSIANS 3:24 knowing that of THE LORD you shall receive the reward of inheritance --- FOR YOU SERVE THE LORD CHRIST --- PSALM 119:140 THY WORD IS VERY PURE THEREFORE --- THY SERVANT LOVETH IT--PSALM 119:38 ESTABLISH THY WORD--UNTO THY SERVANT--WHO IS DEVOTED TO THY FEAR [SALM 31:23 O LOVE THE LORD all you HIS saints for THE LORD preserveth the faithful and plentifully rewardeth the proud doer
  • Jesse davis
    God gave me Col. 3 a few years back. While walking and talking to God He brought up Col. 3. I broke down crying because I was very depressed and needed strengeth and encouragement. Because of God's grace, love and mercy I'm still here. I think, meditate and apply Col. 3 nearly every day since that time. All because of the power of the Holy Spirit am I able to live the Christian life. Praise God ..
  • Jesse davis
    Christ died for us and if we want to we can invite Him into out hearts for salvation. Someone of us ride in our cars to church. Some have to walk and others hitch a ride with someone. We are all going to the same place church. So maybe our comfort zone has been invaded and the hairs on our neck stands up. But if itt's only a change of sound and not doctrine we need to thank God others are coming.

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