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 3:8

  • Brianna for verse 8
    Excellent! Speech is definitely a vessel of our Body that we can have more control over. when I think about filthy speech I think of cursing and crude humor words. Speech today is very vile, offensive, and burdened with unnecessary sexual references. A true christian guards his tongue, and utters speech befitting of a christian.
  • What is meant by filthy language ?
  • Kenneth campbell for verse 8
    many and most christians are left, trying in and of their own willpower to put off the deeds of the flesh ,which these are,and failing miserably. so,the answer is the cross,by exercising faith in jesus christ,daily, i can do all things through HIM,and through HIM alone. we overcome by the blood of the lamb. denying self and embracing what HE did at the cross not only for our salvation but also for our sanctification and for deliverance.

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