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

  • Irene123
    To Jacko - quote, "He gave a part of Himself through Christ Jesus." unquote. Matt. 22:29; Col. 2:9; Jn. 3:34; Job 32:8. I had thought maybe you just hadn't seen these scriptures ..... ?
  • Jacko
    In full essences of Colossians, the Father has brought us in full circle back to HIMSELF! He gave apart of Himself through Christ Jesus. In doing so we come to a place of recognizing JESUS as the Son of God, therefore we humbly come before the throne of grace and recognize what JESUS did for us on the cross and after the cross. God has brought us back to HIMSELF. Our relationship is now with Him.
  • Steve morrow
    CONT--WHICH IS UNDER HEAVEN WHEREOF I PAUL AM MADE A MINISTER 1 JOHN 2:4 HE THAT SAITH I KNOW HIM AND KEEPETH NOT HIS COMMANDMENTS IS A LIAR AND THE TRUTH IS NOT IN HIM 2 thess 1:7 and to you who are troubled rest with us when the LORD JESUS shall be revealed from heavenwith HIS mighty angels 8 in flamingfire taking vengeance on them that know not GOD and that obey not the gospel of our LORD JESUS
  • Steve morrow
    colossians 1:21 and you that were sometime alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works yet now hath HE reconciled 22 in the body of HIS flesh through death to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in HIS sight 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 ...
  • Lilian
    In the beginning there is a word and the word was with God AND THE WORD WAS GOD. in the beginning. Thanks to the blood of Jesus i will praise you Jesus and obey your words until rapture for you are my rock and my salvation Amen
  • Yvonne
    As long as we are not becoming as a little child....we will not enter the Kingdom We are not even succeeding to Love one another, our enemies....The basic things Jesus tried to teach us , but we didn't want to obey....we want to do our own thing and first want to know hairsplitting things that are not so important at the moment, The most important things......to Love we don't even know anymore, we prefer to do the opposite..... Fools are we and we know the Peace that we want for the world will not come, until our Lord and Saviour comes back for a second time ........We get upset because we don't know if God creates everything?? How important is that?? We will know this when the time is there and we have first learnt what is the most important thing at this moment, while there's soo much hate around us and we're fooled by so-called pastors, preachers that are not even able to lead their flocks and are not preaching the Words of Jesus, but their own thoughts.... Let's try again to look at the Words of Jesus, the basic things that He thought us and try to start a pure relationship from our hearts with Him and then The Holy Spirit, our teacher that He left us, will teach us ALL THINGS!! If we're ready to receive it!!

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