Colossians 1:11

“Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Colossians 1:11

Strengthened with all might according to his glorious power, vnto all patience and long suffering with ioyfulnesse:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

strengthened with all power, according to His glorious might, for the attaining of all steadfastness and patience; joyously
- New American Standard Version (1995)

strengthened with all power, according to the might of his glory, unto all patience and longsuffering with joy;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Full of strength in the measure of the great power of his glory, so that you may undergo all troubles with joy;
- Basic English Bible

strengthened with all power according to the might of his glory unto all endurance and longsuffering with joy;
- Darby Bible

Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, to all patience and long-suffering with joyfulness;
- Webster's Bible

Since His power is so glorious, may you be strengthened with strength of every kind, and be prepared for cheerfully enduring all things with patience and long-suffering;
- Weymouth Bible

strengthened with all power, according to the might of his glory, for all endurance and perseverance with joy;
- World English Bible

and ben coumfortid in al vertu bi the miyt of his clerenesse, in al pacience and long abiding with ioye,
- Wycliffe Bible

in all might being made mighty according to the power of His glory, to all endurance and long-suffering with joy.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Colossians 1:11

Wesley's Notes for Colossians 1:11

1:11 Strengthened unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness - This is the highest point: not only to know, to do, to suffer, the whole will of God; but to suffer it to the end, not barely with patience, but with thankful joy.

People's Bible Notes for Colossians 1:11

Col 1:11 Strengthened with all might. Made mightily by the divine power. Unto all patience and long-suffering with joyfulness. Nothing requires more grace than patience and long-suffering under wrong, or even fancied wrong. It is especially hard to endure wrong "with joyfulness".

Discussion for Colossians 1:11

  • Linda on Colossians 1:11
    Patience is the ability to wait upon God with the right attitude. So without faith it is impossible to have patience. Faith is the hand that reaches out to lay hold the grace of God.
  • Patrick on Colossians 1:11
    there is within us is the mighty glorious power and presence of God to change the world
  • Keith on Colossians 1:11
    Christ gives us the power that sustains us to stay in God 's will and please God because being anxious is the opposite of patience,grumbling is a sign of lack of longsuffering spirit and thus there is no joy hence i love Christ for His power that causes us to be joyfull in all suffering and waiting patiently through all things.
  • Anonymous on Colossians 1:11
    What delight to know it is HIs might powerful and glorious streagth I have with in me to endure and do so joyfully. I love this verse.
  • Grace on Colossians 1:11
    For all believers to affect his environment completely through the great love of christ in joy patience, longsuffering and grace.
  • Caleb on Colossians 1:11
    A prayer for all believers to be patience and perseve with joy through the glorious power of God that strenghtened.
  • Derrick on Colossians 1:11
    No matter how rough life gets keep going, donít give up continue to. Have patience, stay joyful and with that, knowing love will keep you in his arms, to walk you through any and all trials that we may face.


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