Colossians 3:13

“Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Forbearing one another, and forgiuing one another, if any man haue a quarrell against any: euen as Christ forgaue you, so also doe yee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, whoever has a complaint against anyone; just as the Lord forgave you, so also should you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

forbearing one another, and forgiving each other, if any man have a complaint against any; even as the Lord forgave you, so also do ye:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Being gentle to one another and having forgiveness for one another, if anyone has done wrong to his brother, even as the Lord had forgiveness for you:
- Basic English Bible

forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any should have a complaint against any; even as the Christ has forgiven you, so also [do] *ye*.
- Darby Bible

Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man hath a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.
- Webster's Bible

bearing with one another and readily forgiving each other, if any one has a grievance against another. Just as the Lord has forgiven you, you also must forgive.
- Weymouth Bible

bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, if any man has a complaint against any; even as Christ forgave you, so you also do.
- World English Bible

and support ye echon other, and foryyue to you silf, if ony man ayens ony hath a querele; as the Lord foryaf to you, so also ye.
- Wycliffe Bible

forbearing one another, and forgiving each other, if any one with any one may have a quarrel, as also the Christ did forgive you -- so also ye;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Colossians 3:13


3:13 Forbearing one another - If anything is now wrong. And forgiving one another - What is past.


People's Bible Notes for Colossians 3:13


Col 3:13 Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another. How often and earnestly long-suffering and forbearance are enjoined! Nor have we grounds for expecting that God will forgive us unless we also forgive (Mt 6:12). Christ is our example.

Discussion for Colossians 3:13

  • Christine for verse 13
    We should pray for them to repent n turn away from there wickedness and then God will pardon them. Pray also for the peace in Jerusalem and for those who are persecuted
  • By faith we wait by faith we wisely subdue, to the glory of God, He knows the outcome.
  • John Peter McKenzie for verse 13
    Can "we " Christians and should we Christians forgive what islam is doing to the world every day. Should we leave it in the hands of our God or march out and destroy them?
  • Very thing that we become the children of is b c God forgive us in Jesus when we all are sinners so to preserve our child right we must forgive others
  • i appreciate colossians 3:13 because it help me to remember that we are all imperfect,we may at times irritate or offend others,and they may do the same to us, Jehovah freely forgives us and we should do the same to others.

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