Colossians 2:7

“Rooted and built up in him, and stablished in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Rooted and built vp in him, and stablished in the faith, as yee haue bene taught, abounding therein with thankesgiuing.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

having been firmly rooted {and now} being built up in Him and established in your faith, just as you were instructed, {and} overflowing with gratitude.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

rooted and builded up in him, and established in your faith, even as ye were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Rooted and based together in him, strong in the faith which the teaching gave you, giving praise to God at all times.
- Basic English Bible

rooted and built up in him, and assured in the faith, even as ye have been taught, abounding in it with thanksgiving.
- Darby Bible

Rooted and built up in him, and established in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding in it with thanksgiving.
- Webster's Bible

having the roots of your being firmly planted in Him, and continually building yourselves up in Him, and always being increasingly confirmed in the faith as you were taught it, and abounding in it with thanksgiving.
- Weymouth Bible

rooted and built up in him, and established in the faith, even as you were taught, abounding in it in thanksgiving.
- World English Bible

walke ye in hym, and be ye rootid and bieldid aboue in hym, and confermyd in the bileue, as ye han lerud, aboundinge in hym in doynge of thankyngis.
- Wycliffe Bible

being rooted and built up in him, and confirmed in the faith, as ye were taught -- abounding in it in thanksgiving.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Colossians 2:7


2:7 Rooted in him - As the vine. Built - On the sure foundation.


People's Bible Notes for Colossians 2:7


Col 2:7 Rooted . . . in him. Your life growing out of Christ as a tree out of the soil. As ye have been taught. The point of the exhortation is to cling to the gospel as it has been taught them.

Discussion for Colossians 2

  • Steve morrow
    MARK 7:7 howbeit in vain do they worship me teaching for doctrines the commandments of men ***** COLOSSIANS 2:22 --- which all are to perish --- with the using after the commandments and doctrines of men
  • Charley
    amen brother Daniel someone has discernment against the harlot churches
    rome orthodoxy and many so called evangelical are intrigued by the eucharist
    apostasy abounds everyone one is hush hush about false religious rituals
    john14-6 jesus is the way the truth and the life acts 4-12 salvation is found
    in no other name but jesus Christ and him alone.the philosophy of man
    sends souls to hell.
  • Brother Daniel FC
    To A disciple: I agree, it’s not the ideal way to communicate; what kills me is the limited space. I want to thank you for engaging in this discussion; it’s been a pleasure! It was not about winning an argument, but all about studying God’s word, and expressing ourselves freely. Thanks to you I had to read Ezekiel again, almost in its entirety. It was a good exercise... God bless you and keep you!
  • A disciple
    Daniel; I would like to finish up on this for now. The way I understand it the institution of offering a sacrifice was in its first meaning and so too in all its meaning under the First Testament; simply for bringing to remembrance, and for a token to symbolize the Anointed to come; and NEVER was it meant to be the actual intermediary as if to replace the True. So then it was a sign to teaching.
  • A disciple
    Daniel; You know it really is a "less than" experience, trying to fellowship and talk about the things of the Lord, over the computer! I remember when I was in High School, and this Computer stuff was just getting started; and they were saying how it would be in the future: No one listened to me, when I said, This is a big mistake! But I guess we'll have to make do till they take that away too!
  • Brother Daniel FC
    To A disciple: Excellent point; you say, “the way to the holiest was now opened to all through Jesus” our High Priest. Which means we do not need another intermediary or another sacrifice: The Ultimate Sacrifice has been offered. Jesus is our Intermediary to God. Now, if all sacrifices will cease (only) when Jesus comes and takes us home, how “FOREVER” are they? Death will eventually be destroyed.

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