Colossians 1:3

“We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

We giue thanks to God, and the Father of our Lord Iesus Christ, praying alwayes for you,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

We give thanks to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

We give thanks to God the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you,
- American Standard Version (1901)

We give praise to God the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, making prayer for you at all times,
- Basic English Bible

We give thanks to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ continually [when] praying for you,
- Darby Bible

We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you,
- Webster's Bible

We give thanks to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, constantly praying for you as we do,
- Weymouth Bible

We give thanks to God the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you,
- World English Bible

grace and pees to you of God oure fadir and of the Lord Jhesu Crist. We don thankyngis to God, and to the fader of oure Lord Jhesu Crist, euermore preiynge for you, herynge youre feith in Crist Jhesu,
- Wycliffe Bible

We give thanks to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, always praying for you,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Colossians 1:3


1:3 We give thanks - There is a near resemblance between this epistle, and those to the Ephesians and Philippians.


People's Bible Notes for Colossians 1:3


Col 1:3 We. Both Paul and Timothy. Give thanks. When offerings prayers in behalf of the Colossians, as he was wont to do for all the churches under his care, he had grounds for thanks.

Discussion for Colossians 1

  • Felicia
    Verse 9
    How do we become filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding? Kindly add some revelation to mine, please. Thank you.
  • 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

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