Colossians 3:1
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English Standard Version
If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.

King James Bible
If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God.

American Standard Version
If then ye were raised together with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated on the right hand of God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore, if you be risen with Christ, seek the things that are above; where Christ is sitting at the right hand of God:

English Revised Version
If then ye were raised together with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated on the right hand of God.

Webster's Bible Translation
If ye then be raised with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God.

Weymouth New Testament
If however you have risen with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, enthroned at God's right hand.

Colossians 3:1 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Be risen (συνηγέρθητε)

Rev., correctly, were raised. See Colossians 2:12. In their baptism in which they died (Colossians 2:20). Compare Romans 6:2 sqq.

Sitteth (ἐστιν καθήμενος)

According to the A.V. the literal rendering would be is sitting. Is, however, must be taken separately; where Christ is, seated. Seated is a secondary predicate, as hidden in Colossians 2:3. Compare Ephesians 2:4-6; Revelation 3:21.

Colossians 3:1 Parallel Commentaries

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risen.

Colossians 2:12,13,20 Buried with him in baptism, wherein also you are risen with him through the faith of the operation of God...

Romans 6:4,5,9-11 Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father...

Galatians 2:19,20 For I through the law am dead to the law, that I might live to God...

Ephesians 1:19,20 And what is the exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of his mighty power...

Ephesians 2:5,6 Even when we were dead in sins, has quickened us together with Christ, (by grace you are saved;)...

seek.

Colossians 3:2 Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.

Psalm 16:11 You will show me the path of life: in your presence is fullness of joy; at your right hand there are pleasures for ever more.

Psalm 17:14,15 From men which are your hand, O LORD, from men of the world, which have their portion in this life...

Psalm 73:25,26 Whom have I in heaven but you? and there is none on earth that I desire beside you...

Proverbs 15:24 The way of life is above to the wise, that he may depart from hell beneath.

Matthew 6:20,33 But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust does corrupt...

Luke 12:33 Sell that you have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that fails not...

Romans 8:6 For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.

2 Corinthians 4:18 While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal...

Philippians 3:20,21 For our conversation is in heaven; from where also we look for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ...

Hebrews 11:13-16 These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them, and embraced them...

where.

Psalm 110:1 The LORD said to my Lord, Sit you at my right hand, until I make your enemies your footstool.

Matthew 22:44 The LORD said to my Lord, Sit you on my right hand, till I make your enemies your footstool?

Matthew 26:64 Jesus said to him, You have said: nevertheless I say to you, Hereafter shall you see the Son of man sitting on the right hand of power...

Mark 12:36 For David himself said by the Holy Ghost, The LORD said to my Lord, Sit you on my right hand, till I make your enemies your footstool.

Mark 14:62 And Jesus said, I am: and you shall see the Son of man sitting on the right hand of power, and coming in the clouds of heaven.

Mark 16:19 So then after the Lord had spoken to them, he was received up into heaven, and sat on the right hand of God.

Luke 20:42 And David himself said in the book of Psalms, The LORD said to my Lord, Sit you on my right hand,

Luke 22:69 Hereafter shall the Son of man sit on the right hand of the power of God.

Acts 2:34 For David is not ascended into the heavens: but he said himself, The Lord said to my Lord, Sit you on my right hand,

Acts 7:55 But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up steadfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God...

Romans 8:34 Who is he that comdemns? It is Christ that died, yes rather, that is risen again, who is even at the right hand of God...

Ephesians 1:20 Which he worked in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places,

Ephesians 4:10 He that descended is the same also that ascended up far above all heavens, that he might fill all things.)

Hebrews 1:3,13 Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power...

Hebrews 8:1 Now of the things which we have spoken this is the sum: We have such an high priest...

Hebrews 10:12 But this man, after he had offered one sacrifice for sins for ever, sat down on the right hand of God;

Hebrews 12:2 Looking to Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame...

1 Peter 3:22 Who is gone into heaven, and is on the right hand of God; angels and authorities and powers being made subject to him.

Cross References
Psalm 110:1
The LORD says to my Lord: "Sit at my right hand, until I make your enemies your footstool."

Ecclesiastes 10:2
A wise man's heart inclines him to the right, but a fool's heart to the left.

Mark 16:19
So then the Lord Jesus, after he had spoken to them, was taken up into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God.

Romans 6:5
For if we have been united with him in a death like his, we shall certainly be united with him in a resurrection like his.

Ephesians 5:22
Wives, submit to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

Philippians 3:20
But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,

Colossians 2:12
having been buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through faith in the powerful working of God, who raised him from the dead.

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