Colossians 1:26

Even the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Euen the mystery which hath been hid from ages, and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{that is,} the mystery which has been hidden from the {past} ages and generations, but has now been manifested to His saints,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

`even' the mystery which hath been hid for ages and generations: but now hath it been manifested to his saints,
- American Standard Version (1901)

The secret which has been kept from all times and generations, but has now been made clear to his saints,
- Basic English Bible

the mystery which [has been] hidden from ages and from generations, but has now been made manifest to his saints;
- Darby Bible

Even the mystery which hath been hid from ages, and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints:
- Webster's Bible

the truth which has been kept secret from all ages and generations, but has now been revealed to His people,
- Weymouth Bible

the mystery which has been hidden for ages and generations. But now it has been revealed to his saints,
- World English Bible

that Y fille the word of God, the priuyte, that was hid fro worldis and generaciouns. But now it is schewid to his seyntis,
- Wycliffe Bible

the secret that hath been hid from the ages and from the generations, but now was manifested to his saints,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Colossians 1:26


1:26 The mystery - Namely, Christ both justifying and sanctifying gentiles, as well as Jews. Which hath been comparatively hid from former ages and past generations of men.


People's Bible Notes for Colossians 1:26


Col 1:26 Even the mystery . . . is made manifest to his saints. The mystery of the gospel, of salvation through Christ, hidden from past ages, but now revealed to the saints. A mystery, as Paul uses the term, is a thing hidden in the past, but now made known.

Discussion for Colossians 1

  • Ray321
    25 Whereof I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given to me for you, to fulfil the word of God 26 Even the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints: Paul is a minister to the Church of Collosians, ministering the secrets that Jesus told him. Now the mystery is revealed.
  • Steve morrow
    --- WHO GETS IN --- COLOSSIANS 1:21 AND YOU THAT WERE SOMETIME ALIENATED AND ENEMIES IN YOUR MIND BY WICKED WORKS YET NOW HATH HE RECONCILED 1:22 IN THE BODY OF HIS FLESH THROUGH DEATH TO PRESENT YOU HOLY AND UNBLAMEABLE AND UNREPROVEABLE IN HIS SIGHT
  • Steve morrow
    COLOSSIANS 1:23 --- 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 WHICH IS UNDER HEAVEN WHEREOF I PAUL AM MADE A MINISTER****MARK 8:35 FOR WHOSOEVER WILL SAVE HIS LIFE SHALL LOSE IT BUT WHOSOEVER SHALL LOSE HIS LIFE --- FOR MY SAKE AND THE GOSPELS --- THE SAME SHALL SAVE IT
  • Lu2677
    Felicia;In this chapter Colossians 1;10-29 has some answers to your question. We are given an opportunity to quickly have info at our fingertips; if you haven't used it yet, try the search button above. Type in the words you are asking about one at a time;you will have all the verse that contains the word knowledge, or wisdom etc. It is not 100% but it is a good start. Choose context or chapter.
  • A disciple
    Additionally, Haven't you read the Prophets? or much of the Evangelists' Narratives? If the LORD could not communicate to people "before they're saved" how in the world could ANYONE ever get saved? How does one believe in Someone or something without any understanding? God is the Author of Order, and Intelligence, just as He is the Author and Creator of our souls, which He made in His image.
  • A disciple
    Bruce; When did the Lord Jesus ever turn someone away and not answer their question? In fact just the opposite of what you say, Jesus always answered everyone; even when the word was apparently too high for them to grasp it. It's the Spirit's business to move upon the inward parts of people; it's our part, whoever has His Word, to speak His word faithfully. Let God be in charge of His own things!

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