1611 King James Version (KJV)

Colossians 3:7

“In the which yee also walked sometime, when ye liued in them.”

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Other Translations

In the which ye also walked some time, when ye lived in them.
- King James Version

and in them you also once walked, when you were living in them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

wherein ye also once walked, when ye lived in these things;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Among whom you were living in the past, when you did such things.
- Basic English Bible

In which *ye* also once walked when ye lived in these things.
- Darby Bible

In which ye also walked formerly, when ye lived with them.
- Webster's Bible

and you also were once addicted to them, while you were living under their power.
- Weymouth Bible

You also once walked in those, when you lived in them;
- World English Bible

in whiche also ye walkiden sum tyme, whanne ye lyueden in hem.
- Wycliffe Bible

in which also ye -- ye did walk once, when ye lived in them;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Colossians 3:7

3:7 Living denotes the inward principle; walking, the outward acts.

People's Bible Notes for Colossians 3:7

Col 3:7 In the which ye also walked some time, when ye lived in them. They had been Gentile heathen, and among them licentiousness was at that time universal. See notes on 1Co 6:9-11. Even moralists sanctioned every kind of unchastity except that of a wife.

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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