Colossians 2:10

“And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principalitie, & power.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and in Him you have been made complete, and He is the head over all rule and authority;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and in him ye are made full, who is the head of all principality and power:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And you are complete in him, who is the head of all rule and authority:
- Basic English Bible

and ye are complete in him, who is the head of all principality and authority,
- Darby Bible

And ye are complete in him, who is the head of all principality and power:
- Webster's Bible

and He is the Lord of all princes and rulers.
- Weymouth Bible

and in him you are made full, who is the head of all principality and power;
- World English Bible

And ye ben fillid in hym, that is heed of al principat and power.
- Wycliffe Bible

and ye are in him made full, who is the head of all principality and authority,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Colossians 2:10


2:10 And ye - Who believe. Are filled with him - #John 1:16|. Christ is filled with God, and ye are filled with Christ. And ye are filled by him. The fulness of Christ overflows his church, #Psa 133:3|. He is originally full. We are filled by him with wisdom and holiness. Who is the head of all principality and power - Of angels as well as men Not from angels therefore, but from their head, are we to ask whatever we stand in need of.


People's Bible Notes for Colossians 2:10


Col 2:10 Ye are complete in him. You need nothing more. He supplies every want. Which is the head of all principality and power. He is over and ruler of those ranks of angels that some are trying to lead you to worship.

Discussion for Colossians 2

  • Dave BLACKLEY
    Verse 16. I shall agree with Bruce in that Paul was not given authority to alter Gods word and in like manner Jesus himself clearly states that he does not either, have that power. We do not dispute The Jesus bore our sins, God Forbid and that his life was sacrificed so that we may be forgiven. However man does not know sin, had it not been for the laws and statutes of God spoken through Moses.
  • Steve morrow
    COLOSSIANS 2:8 BEWARE LEST ANY MAN SPOIL YOU THROUGH PHILOSOPHY AND VAIN DECEIT AFTER THE TRADITION OF MEN AFTER THE RUDIMENTS OF THIS WORLD AND NOT AFTER CHRIST
  • Wayne
    V. 18, speaking of false religion. Common today. One such has angels on the top of their temples. Golden in color. Who aren't saved by grace, but feign righteousness and godliness in their appearances. Fake humility, fake spirituality, lost. Not holding the Head, who is Jesus Christ. Don't let them defraud, or steal, your life in Christ.
  • Irene123
    V. 18 is very simply saying we are not to worship angels, or light candles to graven images, nor pray to a woman statue, but to worship and pray to and give our praises to ONLY God - in Jesus' name. Those who worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in truth (God is a spirit, not a graven image). Mary was 'just' and ONLY His mother; she followed Acts 2:38 with all the others in Acts ch. 2.
  • Wayne
    V.18- We are not to be persuaded or deceived by those who are not following Jesus but spreading another gospel , which is not another gospel. Therefore, if persuaded to leave the gospel of Christ, we lose our reward. Christ is the one who is truth and speaks the truth. He never pushes us away but draws us closer to Him. Trust in the Lord with all your heart!
  • Mari
    Fe!icia, we are to worship only Christ Not angels. God is the only mediator. Its only between God

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