Colossians 1:19

“For it pleased the Father that in him should all fulness dwell;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For it pleased the Father that in him should all fulnesse dwell,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For it was the {Father's} good pleasure for all the fullness to dwell in Him,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For it was the good pleasure `of the Father' that in him should all the fulness dwell;
- American Standard Version (1901)

For God in full measure was pleased to be in him;
- Basic English Bible

for in him all the fulness [of the Godhead] was pleased to dwell,
- Darby Bible

For it pleased the Father that in him should all fullness dwell;
- Webster's Bible

For it was the Father's gracious will that the whole of the divine perfections should dwell in Him.
- Weymouth Bible

For all the fullness was pleased to dwell in him;
- World English Bible

For in hym it pleside al plente to inhabite,
- Wycliffe Bible

because in him it did please all the fulness to tabernacle,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Colossians 1:19


1:19 For it pleased the Father that all fulness - All the fulness of God. Should dwell in him - Constantly, as in a temple; and always ready for our approach to him.


People's Bible Notes for Colossians 1:19


Col 1:19 In him should all fulness dwell. All power and blessing. Completeness in all things. If limitations were placed upon his power to create, to save and to bless, all fulness would not dwell in him.

Discussion for Colossians 1

  • Irene123
    To Jacko - quote, "He gave a part of Himself through Christ Jesus." unquote. Matt. 22:29; Col. 2:9; Jn. 3:34; Job 32:8. I had thought maybe you just hadn't seen these scriptures ..... ?
  • Jacko
    In full essences of Colossians, the Father has brought us in full circle back to HIMSELF! He gave apart of Himself through Christ Jesus. In doing so we come to a place of recognizing JESUS as the Son of God, therefore we humbly come before the throne of grace and recognize what JESUS did for us on the cross and after the cross. God has brought us back to HIMSELF. Our relationship is now with Him.
  • Steve morrow
    CONT--WHICH IS UNDER HEAVEN WHEREOF I PAUL AM MADE A MINISTER 1 JOHN 2:4 HE THAT SAITH I KNOW HIM AND KEEPETH NOT HIS COMMANDMENTS IS A LIAR AND THE TRUTH IS NOT IN HIM 2 thess 1:7 and to you who are troubled rest with us when the LORD JESUS shall be revealed from heavenwith HIS mighty angels 8 in flamingfire taking vengeance on them that know not GOD and that obey not the gospel of our LORD JESUS
  • Steve morrow
    colossians 1:21 and you that were sometime alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works yet now hath HE reconciled 22 in the body of HIS flesh through death to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in HIS sight 23--IF--YOU CONTINUE IN THE FAITH GROUNDED AND SETTLED AND BE NOT MOVED AWAY FROM THE HOPE OF THE GOSPEL WHICH YOU HAVE HEARD AND WHICH WAS PREACHED TO EVERY CREATURE ...
  • Lilian
    In the beginning there is a word and the word was with God AND THE WORD WAS GOD. in the beginning. Thanks to the blood of Jesus i will praise you Jesus and obey your words until rapture for you are my rock and my salvation Amen
  • Yvonne
    As long as we are not becoming as a little child....we will not enter the Kingdom We are not even succeeding to Love one another, our enemies....The basic things Jesus tried to teach us , but we didn't want to obey....we want to do our own thing and first want to know hairsplitting things that are not so important at the moment, The most important things......to Love we don't even know anymore, we prefer to do the opposite..... Fools are we and we know the Peace that we want for the world will not come, until our Lord and Saviour comes back for a second time ........We get upset because we don't know if God creates everything?? How important is that?? We will know this when the time is there and we have first learnt what is the most important thing at this moment, while there's soo much hate around us and we're fooled by so-called pastors, preachers that are not even able to lead their flocks and are not preaching the Words of Jesus, but their own thoughts.... Let's try again to look at the Words of Jesus, the basic things that He thought us and try to start a pure relationship from our hearts with Him and then The Holy Spirit, our teacher that He left us, will teach us ALL THINGS!! If we're ready to receive it!!

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