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Colossians 3 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:1 - If then ye were raised together with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated on the right hand of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:2 - Set your mind on the things that are above, not on the things that are upon the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:3 - For ye died, and your life is hid with Christ in God.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:4 - When Christ, who is our life, shall be manifested, then shall ye also with him be manifested in glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:5 - Put to death therefore your members which are upon the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry;
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:6 - for which things’ sake cometh the wrath of God upon the sons of disobedience:
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:7 - wherein ye also once walked, when ye lived in these things;
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:8 - but now do ye also put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, railing, shameful speaking out of your mouth:
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:9 - lie not one to another; seeing that ye have put off the old man with his doings,
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:10 - and have put on the new man, that is being renewed unto knowledge after the image of him that created him:
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:11 - where there cannot be Greek and Jew, circumcision and uncircumcision, barbarian, Scythian, bondman, freeman; but Christ is all, and in all.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:12 - Put on therefore, as God’s elect, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, meekness, longsuffering;
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:13 - 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:
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:14 - and above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfectness.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:15 - And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to the which also ye were called in one body; and be ye thankful.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:16 - Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly; in all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts unto God.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:17 - And whatsoever ye do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

Family Relations

(cf. Eph 5:21—6:9 )
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:18 - Wives, be in subjection to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:19 - Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:20 - Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:21 - Fathers, provoke not your children, that they be not discouraged.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:22 - Servants, obey in all things them that are your masters according to the flesh; not with eye-service, as men-pleasers, but in singleness of heart, fearing the Lord:
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:23 - whatsoever ye do, work heartily, as unto the Lord, and not unto men;
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:24 - knowing that from the Lord ye shall receive the recompense of the inheritance: ye serve the Lord Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:25 - For he that doeth wrong shall receive again for the wrong that he hath done: and there is no respect of persons.

Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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