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Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.
King James Bible
Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.
American Standard Version
Set your mind on the things that are above, not on the things that are upon the earth.
Young's Literal Translation
the things above mind ye, not the things upon the earth,
Colossians 3:2 Additional TranslationsVincent's Word Studies
Set your affection (φρονεῖτε)
Lit., be minded, think. As Rev., set your mind. Seek marks the practical striving; set your mind, the inward impulse and disposition. Both must be directed at things above. "You must not only seek heaven, you must think heaven" (Lightfoot). Compare Philippians 3:19, Philippians 3:20.
Colossians 3:2 Parallel CommentariesAffection Earth Earthly Higher Mind MindsAffection Earth Earthly Higher Mind MindsThe ESV® Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®) copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.
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Matthew 16:23 But he turned and said to Peter, "Get behind me, Satan! You are a hindrance to me. For you are not setting your mind on the things of God, but on the things of man."
Philippians 3:19 Their end is destruction, their god is their belly, and they glory in their shame, with minds set on earthly things.
Philippians 3:20 But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,