New International Version
For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him,
King James Bible
For it pleased the Father that in him should all fulness dwell;
Darby Bible Translation
for in him all the fulness [of the Godhead] was pleased to dwell,
World English Bible
For all the fullness was pleased to dwell in him;
Young's Literal Translation
because in him it did please all the fulness to tabernacle,
Colossians 1:19 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For it pleased the Father that in him should all fullness dwell - As the words, the Father are not in the text, some have translated the verse thus: For in him it seemed right that all fullness should dwell; that is, that the majesty, power, and goodness of God should be manifested in and by Christ Jesus, and thus by him the Father reconciles all things to himself. The πληρωμα, or fullness, must refer here to the Divine nature dwelling in the man Christ Jesus.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryFebruary 11. "Strengthened with all Might unto all Patience" (Col. I. 11).
"Strengthened with all might unto all patience" (Col. i. 11). The apostle prays for the Colossians, that they may be "strengthened with all might, according to His glorious power, unto all patience and long-suffering with joyfulness." It is one thing to endure and show the strain on every muscle of your face, and seem to say with every wrinkle, "Why does not somebody sympathize with me?" It is another to endure the cross, "despising the shame" for the joy set before us. There are some trees in the …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Twenty-Third Day for the Holy Spirit in Your Own Work
Knowledge and Obedience.
Out of his fullness we have all received grace in place of grace already given.
1 Corinthians 1:21
For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not know him, God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save those who believe.
he predestined us for adoption to sonship through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will--
For in Christ all the fullness of the Deity lives in bodily form,
Jump to PreviousDivine Dwell Father's Full Fullness Fulness Godhead Good Gracious Him Measure Perfections Please Pleased Pleasure Tabernacle Whole
Jump to NextDivine Dwell Father's Full Fullness Fulness Godhead Good Gracious Him Measure Perfections Please Pleased Pleasure Tabernacle Whole
LinksColossians 1:19 NIV
Colossians 1:19 NLT
Colossians 1:19 ESV
Colossians 1:19 NASB
Colossians 1:19 KJV
Colossians 1:19 Bible Apps
Colossians 1:19 Biblia Paralela
Colossians 1:19 Chinese Bible
Colossians 1:19 French Bible
Colossians 1:19 German Bible
Colossians 1:19 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.