Colossians 3:8

“But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But now you also put off all these, anger, wrath, malice, blasphemie, filthy communication out of your mouth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But now you also, put them all aside: anger, wrath, malice, slander, {and} abusive speech from your mouth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

but now do ye also put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, railing, shameful speaking out of your mouth:
- American Standard Version (1901)

But now it is right for you to put away all these things; wrath, passion, bad feeling, curses, unclean talk;
- Basic English Bible

But now, put off, *ye* also, all [these] things, wrath, anger, malice, blasphemy, vile language out of your mouth.
- Darby Bible

But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.
- Webster's Bible

But now you must rid yourselves of every kind of sin--angry and passionate outbreaks, ill-will, evil speaking, foul-mouthed abuse--so that these may never soil your lips.
- Weymouth Bible

but now you also put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and shameful speaking out of your mouth.
- World English Bible

But now putte ye awei alle thingis, wraththe, indignacioun, malice, blasfemye and foule word of youre mouth.
- Wycliffe Bible

but now put off, even ye, the whole -- anger, wrath, malice, evil-speaking, filthy talking -- out of your mouth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Colossians 3:8


3:8 Wrath - Is lasting anger. Filthy discourse - And was there need to warn even these saints of God against so gross and palpable a sin as this? O what is man, till perfect love casts out both fear and sin.


People's Bible Notes for Colossians 3:8


Col 3:8 Also put off all these. The sins that follow as well as those named above. Anger, wrath, malice. A climax, full of evil to other men. Blasphemy, filthy communication. The Revised Version says, "Railing, shameful speaking" Sins manifested by the tongue. The reference is to low, profane, filthy abuse, due to "anger, wrath, and malice".

Discussion for Colossians 3

  • BSP
    Verse 11 shows that a part of the new personality we must strive to put on is impartiality. Jehovah God is impartial towards all. He does not show partiality based on race, nationality, social status, or any other external factors and we should imitate him.
  • BSP
    Verse 9: We should put off the old personality just as we would take off a dirty and foul smelling garment. We must work hard to put on the new personality that is approved by God.
  • 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

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