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

  • Steve morrow
    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
  • Steve morrow
    COLOSSIANS 1:6 WHICH IS COME UNTO YOU AS IT IS IN ALL THE WORLD AND BRINGETH FORTH FRUIT AS IT DOES ALSO IN YOU SINCE THE DAY YOU HEARD OF IT AND KNEW THE GRACE OF GOD IN TRUTH
  • Steve morrow
    COLOSSIANS 1:5 FOR THE HOPE WHICH IS LAID FOR YOU IN HEAVEN WHEREOF YOU BEFORE IN THE OF THE TRUTH OF THE GOSPEL 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
  • Steve morrow
    colossians 1:21 and you that were sometime alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works yet now hath HE reconciled 1:24 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 WHIC IS UNDER HEAVEN WHEREOF I PAUL AM MADE A MINISTER

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