Colossians 1:5

“For the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, whereof ye heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For the hope which is layd vp for you in heauen, whereof ye heard before in the word of the trueth of the Gospel,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

because of the hope laid up for you in heaven, of which you previously heard in the word of truth, the gospel
- New American Standard Version (1995)

because of the hope which is laid up for you in the heavens, whereof ye heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Through the hope which is in store for you in heaven; knowledge of which was given to you before in the true word of the good news,
- Basic English Bible

on account of the hope which [is] laid up for you in the heavens; of which ye heard before in the word of the truth of the glad tidings,
- Darby Bible

For the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, of which ye have heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel;
- Webster's Bible

on account of the hope treasured up for you in Heaven. Of this hope you have already heard in the Message of the truth of the Good News.
- Weymouth Bible

because of the hope which is laid up for you in the heavens, of which you heard before in the word of the truth of the Good News,
- World English Bible

for the hope that is kept to you in heuenes. Which ye herden in the word of treuthe of the gospel,
- Wycliffe Bible

because of the hope that is laid up for you in the heavens, which ye heard of before in the word of the truth of the good news,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Colossians 1:5


1:5 Ye heard before - I wrote to you. In the word of truth, of the gospel - The true gospel preached to you.


People's Bible Notes for Colossians 1:5


Col 1:5 For the hope. He gives thanks for their hope of heaven. Which is laid up for you in heaven. This suggests that they have a treasure laid up in heaven which they hope to use. Their treasure is above. Whereof ye heard before. They heard of this hope when the gospel was preached to them.

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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