New American Standard Bible
So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience;
King James Bible
Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;
Darby Bible Translation
Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of compassion, kindness, lowliness, meekness, longsuffering;
World English Bible
Put on therefore, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, humility, and perseverance;
Young's Literal Translation
Put on, therefore, as choice ones of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humble-mindedness, meekness, long-suffering,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Put on, therefore, as the elect of God - The fact that you thus belong to one and the same church; that you have been redeemed by the sameblood, and chosen by the same grace, and that you are all brethren, should lead you to manifest a spirit of kindness, gentleness, and love.
Bowels of mercies - Notes, Philippians 2:1.
Kindness ... - See the notes at Ephesians 4:32. The language here is a little different from what it is there, but the sentiment is the same.
LibraryFebruary 17. "Your Life is Hid" (Col. Iii. 3).
"Your life is hid" (Col. iii. 3). Some Christians loom up in larger proportion than is becoming. They can tell, and others can tell, how many souls they bring to Christ. Their labor seems to crystallize and become its own memorial. Others again seem to blend so wholly with other workers that their own individuality can scarcely be traced. And yet, after all, this is the most Christ-like ministry of all, for the Master Himself does not even appear in the work of the church except as her hidden Life …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Easter Wednesday Also Suited to Easter Tuesday.
Meditations of the Misery of a Man not Reconciled to God in Christ.
Christ all and in All.
Because of the tender mercy of our God, With which the Sunrise from on high will visit us,
now, will not God bring about justice for His elect who cry to Him day and night, and will He delay long over them?
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh in regard to its lusts.
1 Corinthians 13:4
Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous; love does not brag and is not arrogant,
2 Corinthians 6:6
in purity, in knowledge, in patience, in kindness, in the Holy Spirit, in genuine love,
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love,
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