Colossians 1:1
New International Version
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,

New Living Translation
This letter is from Paul, chosen by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and from our brother Timothy.

English Standard Version
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,

Berean Study Bible
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,

Berean Literal Bible
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy the brother,

New American Standard Bible
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,

New King James Version
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,

King James Bible
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother,

Christian Standard Bible
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by God's will, and Timothy our brother:

Contemporary English Version
From Paul, chosen by God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and from Timothy, who is also a follower.

Good News Translation
From Paul, who by God's will is an apostle of Christ Jesus, and from our brother Timothy--

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by God's will, and Timothy our brother:

International Standard Version
From: Paul, an apostle of the Messiah Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother.

NET Bible
From Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,

New Heart English Bible
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus through the will of God, and Timothy our brother,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Paul, an Apostle of Yeshua The Messiah by the will of God, and brother Timotheus,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
From Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by God's will, and from our brother Timothy.

New American Standard 1977
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,

Jubilee Bible 2000
Paul, apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,

King James 2000 Bible
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,

American King James Version
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother,

American Standard Version
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus through the will of God, and Timothy our brother,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ, by the will of God, and Timothy, a brother,

Darby Bible Translation
Paul, apostle of Christ Jesus, by God's will, and Timotheus the brother,

English Revised Version
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus through the will of God, and Timothy our brother,

Webster's Bible Translation
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,

Weymouth New Testament
Paul, an Apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God--and Timothy our brother:

World English Bible
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus through the will of God, and Timothy our brother,

Young's Literal Translation
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Timotheus the brother,
Study Bible
Greetings from Paul and Timothy
1Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2To the saints and faithful brothers in Christ at Colossae: Grace and peace to you from God our Father.…
Cross References
Acts 16:1
Paul came to Derbe and then to Lystra, where he found a disciple named Timothy, the son of a believing Jewish woman and a Greek father.

1 Corinthians 1:1
Paul, called to be an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and our brother Sosthenes,

2 Corinthians 1:1
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, To the church of God in Corinth, together with all the saints throughout Achaia:

Philippians 1:1
Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, To all the saints in Christ Jesus at Philippi, together with the overseers and deacons:

1 Thessalonians 3:2
We sent Timothy, our brother and God's fellow worker in the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you in your faith,

Philemon 1:1
Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother, To Philemon our beloved fellow worker,

Hebrews 13:23
Be aware that our brother Timothy has been released. If he arrives soon, I will come with him to see you.

Treasury of Scripture

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother,

an.

Romans 1:1
Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God,

1 Corinthians 1:1
Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother,

2 Corinthians 1:1
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, unto the church of God which is at Corinth, with all the saints which are in all Achaia:

Timotheus.

Philippians 1:1
Paul and Timotheus, the servants of Jesus Christ, to all the saints in Christ Jesus which are at Philippi, with the bishops and deacons:

1 Thessalonians 1:1
Paul, and Silvanus, and Timotheus, unto the church of the Thessalonians which is in God the Father and in the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Thessalonians 1:1
Paul, and Silvanus, and Timotheus, unto the church of the Thessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ:







Lexicon
Paul,
Παῦλος (Paulos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3972: Paul, Paulus. Of Latin origin; Paulus, the name of a Roman and of an apostle.

an apostle
ἀπόστολος (apostolos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 652: From apostello; a delegate; specially, an ambassador of the Gospel; officially a commissioner of Christ.

of Christ
Χριστοῦ (Christou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5547: Anointed One; the Messiah, the Christ. From chrio; Anointed One, i.e. The Messiah, an epithet of Jesus.

Jesus
Ἰησοῦ (Iēsou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2424: Of Hebrew origin; Jesus, the name of our Lord and two other Israelites.

by
διὰ (dia)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1223: A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through.

[the] will
θελήματος (thelēmatos)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 2307: An act of will, will; plur: wishes, desires. From the prolonged form of ethelo; a determination, i.e. choice or inclination.

of God,
Θεοῦ (Theou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

Timothy
Τιμόθεος (Timotheos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5095: Timothy, a Christian of Lystra, helper of Paul. From time and theos; dear to God; Timotheus, a Christian.

[our]
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

brother,
ἀδελφὸς (adelphos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 80: A brother, member of the same religious community, especially a fellow-Christian. A brother near or remote.
(1) Timotheus our brother.--Except in the mention of Timotheus (as in the other Epistles of the captivity; see Philippians 1:1; Philemon 1:1), the salutation is almost verbally coincident with the opening of the Epistle to the Ephesians (where see Note). The mention of Timotheus here, and the omission of his name there, mark the difference in character between the two Epistles. In a special Epistle like this Timotheus would be joined with St. Paul as usual. In a general Epistle to the churches of Asia, the Apostle alone could rightly speak.

Verse 1. - Paul, apostle of Christ Jesus through God's will, and Timothy the brother (Ephesians 1:1; 2 Corinthians 1:1). The apostle designates himself by his office, as always, except in the Macedonian Epistles and the letter of private friendship to Philemon. Timothy shares also in the greeting of the Epistle to Philemon, probably a leading member of the Colossian Church (comp. Colossians 4:9, 17 with Philemon 1:2, 10-12). During St. Paul's long residence at Ephesus Timothy was with him (Acts 19:22), and there, probably, Philemon had come under his influence (see Introduction, § 2), and made Timothy's acquaintance. There was, therefore, at least one link of acquaintance between "Timothy the brother" and "the saints in Colossae" (comp. Philippians 1:1; 2 Corinthians 1:1; 1 and 2 Thessalonians 1:1, where his name appears in the same way). The honourable prominence thus given to Timothy marked him out for future leadership in the Church (1 Timothy 1:3, 18; 2 Timothy 2:2; 2 Timothy 4:2, 5, 6). 1:1-8 All true Christians are brethren one to another. Faithfulness runs through every character and relation of the Christian life. Faith, hope, and love, are the three principal graces in the Christian life, and proper matter for prayer and thanksgiving. The more we fix our hopes on the reward in the other world, the more free shall we be in doing good with our earthly treasure. It was treasured up for them, no enemy could deprive them of it. The gospel is the word of truth, and we may safely venture our souls upon it. And all who hear the word of the gospel, ought to bring forth the fruit of the gospel, obey it, and have their principles and lives formed according to it. Worldly love arises, either from views of interest or from likeness in manners; carnal love, from the appetite for pleasure. To these, something corrupt, selfish, and base always cleaves. But Christian love arises from the Holy Spirit, and is full of holiness.
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