Colossians 1:22

“In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy & vnblameable, and vnreprooueable in his sight,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

yet He has now reconciled you in His fleshly body through death, in order to present you before Him holy and blameless and beyond reproach--
- New American Standard Version (1995)

yet now hath he reconciled in the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and without blemish and unreproveable before him:
- American Standard Version (1901)

In the body of his flesh through death, so that you might be holy and without sin and free from all evil before him:
- Basic English Bible

in the body of his flesh through death; to present you holy and unblamable and irreproachable before it,
- Darby Bible

In the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblamable and unreprovable in his sight:
- Webster's Bible

He has now, in His human body, reconciled to God by His death, to bring you, holy and faultless and irreproachable, into His presence;
- Weymouth Bible

yet now he has reconciled in the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and without blemish and blameless before him,
- World English Bible

now he hath recounselid you in the bodi of his fleisch bi deth, to haue you hooli, and vnwemmyd, and with out repreef bifor hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

in the body of his flesh through the death, to present you holy, and unblemished, and unblameable before himself,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Colossians 1:22


1:22 By the body of his flesh - So distinguished from his body, the church. The body here denotes his entire manhood. Through death - Whereby he purchased the reconciliation which we receive by faith. To present you - The very end of that reconciliation. Holy - Toward God. Spotless - In yourselves. Unreprovable - As to your neighbour.


People's Bible Notes for Colossians 1:22


Col 1:22 In the body of his flesh through death. It is through the sufferings of Christ that they are enabled to come to God. Without Christ and the cross there could be no gospel. To present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight. Through his blood their sins are cleansed, so that they are holy in the sight of God.

Discussion for Colossians 1:22

  • The hope of every true believer said in the words of the song. When CHRIST shall come in trumpet sound may I then in him be found dressed in his righteousness alone faultless to stand before his Throne.

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