Colossians 3:13
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New International Version
Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.

New Living Translation
Make allowance for each other's faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others.

English Standard Version
bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.

Berean Study Bible
Bear with each other and forgive any complaint you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.

Berean Literal Bible
bearing with each other and forgiving each other. If anyone should have a complaint against another, even as also the Lord has forgiven you, so also you.

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

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

Holman Christian Standard Bible
accepting one another and forgiving one another if anyone has a complaint against another. Just as the Lord has forgiven you, so you must also forgive.

International Standard Version
Be tolerant of one another and forgive each other if anyone has a complaint against another. Just as the Lord has forgiven you, you also should forgive.

NET Bible
bearing with one another and forgiving one another, if someone happens to have a complaint against anyone else. Just as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also forgive others.

New Heart English Bible
bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, if anyone has a complaint against another; even as the Lord forgave you, so you also do.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And be forbearing one to another and forgiving one another. But if anyone has an outrage against his neighbor, forgive just as The Messiah has forgiven you,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Put up with each other, and forgive each other if anyone has a complaint. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.

New American Standard 1977
bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, whoever has a complaint against anyone; just as the Lord forgave you, so also should you.

Jubilee Bible 2000
forbearing one another and forgiving one another if anyone has a quarrel against another: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.

King James 2000 Bible
Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do you.

American King James Version
Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do you.

American Standard Version
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:

Douay-Rheims Bible
Bearing with one another, and forgiving one another, if any have a complaint against another: even as the Lord hath forgiven you, so do you also.

Darby Bible Translation
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.

English Revised Version
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:

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

Weymouth New Testament
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.

World English 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.

Young's Literal Translation
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;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
3:12-17 We must not only do no hurt to any, but do what good we can to all. Those who are the elect of God, holy and beloved, ought to be lowly and compassionate towards all. While in this world, where there is so much corruption in our hearts, quarrels will sometimes arise. But it is our duty to forgive one another, imitating the forgiveness through which we are saved. Let the peace of God rule in your hearts; it is of his working in all who are his. Thanksgiving to God, helps to make us agreeable to all men. The gospel is the word of Christ. Many have the word, but it dwells in them poorly; it has no power over them. The soul prospers, when we are full of the Scriptures and of the grace of Christ. But when we sing psalms, we must be affected with what we sing. Whatever we are employed about, let us do every thing in the name of the Lord Jesus, and in believing dependence on him. Those who do all in Christ's name, will never want matter of thanksgiving to God, even the Father.
Study Bible
Putting on the New Self
12Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. 13Bear with each other and forgive any complaint you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. 14And over all these virtues put on love, which is the bond of perfect unity.…
Cross References
Proverbs 19:11
A man's discretion makes him slow to anger, And it is his glory to overlook a transgression.

Matthew 6:14
For if you forgive men their trespasses, your Heavenly Father will also forgive you.

Romans 15:7
Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring glory to God.

Ephesians 4:2
with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love,

Ephesians 4:32
Be kind and tender-hearted to one another, forgiving each other just as in Christ God forgave you.
Treasury of Scripture

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

Forbearing.

Romans 15:1,2 We then that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, …

2 Corinthians 6:6 By pureness, by knowledge, by long-suffering, by kindness, by the …

Galatians 6:2 Bear you one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

Ephesians 4:2,32 With all lowliness and meekness, with long-suffering, forbearing …

forgiving.

Matthew 5:44 But I say to you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do …

Matthew 6:12,14,15 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors…

Matthew 18:21-35 Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother …

Mark 11:25 And when you stand praying, forgive, if you have ought against any…

Luke 6:35-37 But love you your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing …

Luke 11:4 And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted …

Luke 17:3,4 Take heed to yourselves: If your brother trespass against you, rebuke …

Luke 23:34 Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they …

James 2:13 For he shall have judgment without mercy, that has showed no mercy; …

quarrel. or complaint.

Matthew 18:15-17 Moreover if your brother shall trespass against you, go and tell …

1 Corinthians 6:7,8 Now therefore there is utterly a fault among you, because you go …

even.

Luke 5:20-24 And when he saw their faith, he said to him, Man, your sins are forgiven you…

Luke 7:48-50 And he said to her, Your sins are forgiven…

2 Corinthians 2:10 To whom you forgive any thing, I forgive also: for if I forgave any …

Ephesians 4:32 And be you kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, …

Ephesians 5:2 And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us…

1 Peter 2:21 For even hereunto were you called: because Christ also suffered for …

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