Colossians 3:20

“Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well pleasing vnto the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Children, be obedient to your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing to the Lord.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing in the Lord.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Children, do the orders of your fathers and mothers in all things, for this is pleasing to the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing in [the] Lord.
- Darby Bible

Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well-pleasing to the Lord.
- Webster's Bible

Children be obedient to your parents in everything; for that is right for Christians.
- Weymouth Bible

Children, obey your parents in all things, for this pleases the Lord.
- World English Bible

Sones, obeie ye to youre fadir and modir bi alle thingis; for this is wel plesinge in the Lord.
- Wycliffe Bible

the children! obey the parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing to the Lord;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Colossians 3:20


Col 3:20 Children, obey [your] parents. See PNT "Eph 6:1".

Discussion for Colossians 3

  • LB
    Colossians 3:23 tells us plainly who we are to please. It does not matter whether or not our job is considered to be important or not. If we do the job for God and not for any worldly praise, then that is all that matters.
  • Steve morrow
    COLOSSIANS 3:5 MORTIFY THEREFORE YOUR MEMBERS WHICH ARE UPON THE EARTH FORNICATION UNCLEANNESS INORDINATE AFFECTION EVIL CONCUPISCENCE AND COVETOUSNESS WHICH IS IDOLATRY --3:6-- FOR WHICH THINGS SAKE THE WRATH OF GOD COMETH ON THE CHILDREN OF DISOBEDIENCE
  • BSP
    Verse 13: We must continue to put up with one another in the same way that God continues to put up with us. Jehovah God has freely forgiven us and we should imitate his example of forgiveness.
  • Bruce
    Edna: It is a Feeling. Those who're Saved have Great Joy in Their Heart:if They are Studying,telling Others The Way of Salvation,having Fellowship. That's why Paul and Others were Singing in Prison. Acts 16:25. The Lord keeps The Joy in Our Heart: Jude 24. Deep Down In Our Heart. One who is NOT Saved will NOT have that Joy. Pastors say if you feel lost,no joy don't worry,that's Satan./That's False
  • Edna
    dear sanits We are a new creation 2cor,5.17 Born od God John 6.44 Dead in transpress Ep2.4 Raised up Eph 2.6 We have everything pretaing to life Peter Kept by the power of God Its not a feeling its fact.Mortify your memebers cause there is another call satan who wan ts to use you . So you have choice Be wise dear brothers and sisters Let The Holy Spirit lead you
  • Ray321
    Colossians 3:6 For which things' sake the wrath of God cometh on the children of disobedience. Paul was warning the Church of Collosians that they should be dead in Christ and not sin, or God will take away there life on earth. The disobedience Child of God was still saved but will be going to Heaven sooner.