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Introduction

Overview

Colossians 1:1, After salutation Paul thanks God for their faith; Colossians 1:7, confirms the doctrine of Epaphras; Colossians 1:9, prays further for their increase in grace; Colossians 1:14, describes the true Christ; Colossians 1:21, encourages them to receive Jesus Christ, and commends his own ministry.

Verse 1

an: Romans 1:1, 1 Corinthians 1:1, 2 Corinthians 1:1, Ephesians 1:1

Timotheus: Philippians 1:1, 1 Thessalonians 1:1, 2 Thessalonians 1:1, Philemon 1:1

Reciprocal: Numbers 7:23 - General Matthew 12:18 - my beloved Matthew 23:8 - all Acts 16:1 - named Romans 16:21 - Timotheus

Verse 2

the saints: Psalms 16:3, 1 Corinthians 1:2, Galatians 3:9, Ephesians 1:1

faithful: 1 Corinthians 4:17, Ephesians 6:21

Grace: Romans 1:7, Galatians 1:3, 1 Peter 1:2, 2 Peter 1:2, Jude 1:2, Revelation 1:4

Reciprocal: Numbers 15:40 - be holy Zechariah 6:13 - and the Matthew 23:8 - all Luke 11:2 - Our John 14:27 - Peace I leave Romans 16:14 - and 2 Corinthians 1:1 - Timothy 2 Corinthians 1:2 - General 1 Thessalonians 3:11 - God 1 Timothy 6:2 - because they are Titus 1:4 - Grace Hebrews 13:24 - and all

Verse 3

give: Romans 1:8, Romans 1:9, 1 Corinthians 1:4, Ephesians 1:15, Philippians 1:3-5, Philippians 4:6, 1 Thessalonians 1:2

praying: Colossians 1:9, Colossians 1:13, Ephesians 3:14-19, Philippians 1:9-11, 1 Thessalonians 3:10-13, 2 Thessalonians 2:16, 2 Thessalonians 2:17, 2 Timothy 1:3

Reciprocal: Psalms 72:17 - his name Romans 6:17 - But Romans 16:19 - I am 2 Corinthians 11:31 - God Galatians 1:24 - General Ephesians 1:16 - Cease Philemon 1:4 - General

Verse 4

we: Colossians 1:9, 2 Corinthians 7:7, Ephesians 1:15, 1 Thessalonians 3:6, 3 John 1:3, 3 John 1:4

faith: Galatians 5:6, 1 Thessalonians 1:3, 1 Thessalonians 4:9, 1 Thessalonians 4:10, 2 Thessalonians 1:3, Philemon 1:5, 1 Peter 1:21-23, 1 John 3:14, 1 John 3:23, 1 John 4:16

the love: Hebrews 6:10

Reciprocal: Song of Solomon 4:2 - teeth John 13:34 - That ye love Romans 6:17 - But Romans 10:17 - faith Romans 12:10 - kindly Galatians 1:24 - General Ephesians 1:13 - after that ye heard Ephesians 3:2 - ye Ephesians 3:18 - with Ephesians 6:18 - supplication Philippians 1:3 - upon Philippians 1:27 - I may Colossians 1:8 - General 1 Timothy 6:2 - because they are 2 Timothy 1:13 - in faith James 2:1 - the faith 1 John 5:6 - blood 3 John 1:2 - even

Verse 5

the hope: Colossians 1:23, Colossians 1:27, Acts 23:6, Acts 24:15, Acts 26:6, Acts 26:7, 1 Corinthians 13:13, 1 Corinthians 15:19, Galatians 5:5, Ephesians 1:18, Ephesians 1:19, 2 Thessalonians 2:16, Hebrews 7:19, 1 Peter 3:15, 1 John 3:3

laid: Psalms 31:19, Matthew 6:19, Matthew 6:20, Luke 12:33, 2 Timothy 4:8, 1 Peter 1:3, 1 Peter 1:4

the word: Colossians 3:16, Acts 10:36, Acts 13:26, Romans 10:8, 2 Corinthians 5:19, 2 Corinthians 6:7, Ephesians 1:13, 1 Thessalonians 2:13, 1 Timothy 1:15, 1 Peter 2:2

Reciprocal: Exodus 28:34 - General Ecclesiastes 12:10 - written Matthew 13:24 - good Mark 4:14 - the word John 15:2 - may Romans 1:16 - for it is Romans 8:24 - saved 2 Corinthians 10:14 - the gospel Galatians 2:5 - that Ephesians 2:12 - having Ephesians 4:4 - as Philippians 3:20 - our Colossians 3:3 - your 2 Thessalonians 2:13 - belief 1 Timothy 3:15 - the truth Titus 2:13 - blessed Hebrews 6:11 - of hope Hebrews 6:18 - the hope Hebrews 10:34 - in yourselves that ye have 2 John 1:1 - known

Verse 6

is come: Colossians 1:23, Psalms 98:3, Matthew 24:14, Matthew 28:19, Mark 16:15, Romans 10:18, Romans 15:19, Romans 16:26, 2 Corinthians 10:14

bringeth: Colossians 1:10, Mark 4:8, Mark 4:26-29, John 15:16, Acts 12:24, Romans 1:13, Romans 15:28, Ephesians 5:9, Philippians 1:11, Philippians 4:17

since: Romans 10:17

knew: Psalms 110:3, Acts 11:18, Acts 16:14, Acts 26:18, 1 Corinthians 15:10, 1 Corinthians 15:11, 2 Corinthians 6:1, Ephesians 3:2, Ephesians 4:23, 1 Thessalonians 1:5, 1 Thessalonians 2:13, 2 Thessalonians 2:13, Titus 2:11, Titus 2:12, 1 Peter 1:2, 1 Peter 1:3, 1 Peter 5:12

in truth: John 4:23

Reciprocal: Exodus 28:34 - General Ezekiel 47:4 - the waters were to the knees Haggai 1:12 - Zerubbabel Matthew 13:23 - beareth Matthew 13:38 - field Matthew 26:13 - Wheresoever Mark 4:14 - the word Mark 13:10 - General Luke 8:15 - bring Luke 13:29 - General John 15:5 - same Acts 6:7 - the word Acts 10:35 - in Acts 11:23 - seen Romans 1:6 - are ye also Romans 1:16 - for it is Romans 7:4 - that we 1 Corinthians 8:6 - and we by 2 Corinthians 2:14 - the savour Colossians 1:9 - since 1 Timothy 3:16 - believed Titus 1:3 - manifested

Verse 7

Epaphras: Colossians 4:12, Philemon 1:23

our: Philippians 2:19-22, Philippians 2:25

a: Numbers 12:7, Matthew 24:45, Matthew 25:21, 1 Corinthians 4:2, 1 Corinthians 4:17, 1 Corinthians 7:25, 2 Corinthians 11:23, Ephesians 5:21, 1 Timothy 4:6, 2 Timothy 2:2, Hebrews 2:17, Hebrews 3:2

Reciprocal: Isaiah 43:10 - and my servant Matthew 13:52 - scribe Acts 26:16 - a minister 2 Corinthians 8:23 - and fellowhelper Ephesians 6:21 - faithful Philippians 4:3 - true 1 Thessalonians 2:8 - dear 1 Thessalonians 3:2 - our brother 1 Peter 5:12 - a faithful 3 John 1:3 - when

Verse 8

Colossians 1:4, Romans 5:5, Romans 15:30, Galatians 5:22, 2 Timothy 1:7, 1 Peter 1:22

Reciprocal: Isaiah 11:2 - the spirit of wisdom Romans 15:14 - full Ephesians 1:22 - gave 3 John 1:3 - when

Verse 9

since: Colossians 1:3, Colossians 1:4, Colossians 1:6, Romans 1:8-10, Ephesians 1:15, Ephesians 1:16

do: 1 Samuel 12:23, Acts 12:5, Philippians 1:4, 1 Thessalonians 1:3, 1 Thessalonians 5:17, 2 Thessalonians 1:11, 2 Timothy 1:3, 2 Timothy 1:4, Philemon 1:4

that ye: 1 Corinthians 1:5, Ephesians 1:15-20, Ephesians 3:14-19, Philippians 1:9-11

of his: Colossians 4:12, Psalms 143:10, John 7:17, Romans 12:2, Ephesians 5:10, Ephesians 5:17, Ephesians 6:6, Hebrews 10:36, Hebrews 13:21, 1 Peter 2:15, 1 Peter 4:2, 1 John 2:17

wisdom: Colossians 3:16, Colossians 4:5, Psalms 119:99, Ephesians 1:8, James 1:5, James 3:17

spiritual: 1 John 5:20

Reciprocal: Proverbs 14:8 - wisdom Ecclesiastes 2:26 - wisdom Ecclesiastes 7:19 - General Ecclesiastes 8:5 - a wise Song of Solomon 4:16 - the spices Isaiah 11:2 - the spirit of wisdom Ezekiel 28:12 - full Daniel 1:17 - God Matthew 6:10 - Thy will Matthew 10:16 - wise Matthew 15:10 - Hear Acts 6:4 - prayer Romans 1:9 - I make Romans 6:4 - even Romans 16:19 - yet 1 Corinthians 2:15 - he that 2 Corinthians 6:6 - knowledge Ephesians 1:17 - the spirit Ephesians 5:15 - walk Colossians 2:2 - to the Colossians 2:3 - In whom Colossians 4:2 - Continue 1 Thessalonians 4:3 - this 2 Timothy 2:7 - and James 5:16 - pray 2 Peter 1:5 - knowledge

Verse 10

ye: Colossians 2:6, Colossians 4:5, Micah 4:5, Romans 4:12, Romans 6:4, Ephesians 4:1, Ephesians 5:2, Ephesians 5:15, Philippians 1:27, 1 Thessalonians 2:12

all: Colossians 3:20, Proverbs 16:7, Philippians 4:18, 1 Thessalonians 4:1, 2 Timothy 2:4, Hebrews 11:5, Hebrews 13:16, 1 John 3:22

fruitful: John 15:8, John 15:16, Galatians 5:22, Galatians 5:23, Ephesians 2:10, Philippians 1:11, Titus 3:1, Titus 3:14, Hebrews 13:21, 2 Peter 1:8

increasing: Colossians 2:19, Isaiah 53:11, Daniel 12:4, Habakkuk 2:14, John 17:3, 2 Corinthians 2:14, 2 Corinthians 4:6, 2 Corinthians 9:8, Ephesians 1:17, Ephesians 4:13, 2 Peter 1:2, 2 Peter 1:3, 2 Peter 3:18, 1 John 5:20

Reciprocal: Genesis 5:22 - General Exodus 28:34 - General Exodus 33:13 - that I Deuteronomy 13:4 - walk Ezra 10:11 - do his Psalms 143:10 - Teach Proverbs 14:8 - wisdom Hosea 2:20 - and Matthew 7:17 - every Matthew 13:23 - beareth Matthew 26:10 - a good Mark 4:20 - which Mark 4:28 - first Mark 14:6 - a good Luke 8:8 - other Luke 8:15 - bring John 8:19 - Ye neither John 15:5 - same Acts 9:31 - and walking Acts 9:36 - full Romans 6:22 - ye have Romans 7:4 - that we Romans 8:8 - please Romans 13:13 - us 1 Corinthians 1:5 - and in 2 Corinthians 6:6 - knowledge Ephesians 3:19 - to know Colossians 1:6 - bringeth 1 Timothy 2:3 - this 1 Timothy 5:10 - if she have diligently James 3:17 - full

Verse 11

Strengthened: Isaiah 45:24, 2 Corinthians 12:9, Ephesians 3:16, Ephesians 6:10, Philippians 4:13

his: Exodus 15:6, Psalms 63:2, Acts 1:8, 2 Corinthians 4:7, Jude 1:25

unto: Proverbs 24:10, Acts 5:41, Romans 2:7, Romans 5:3-5, 2 Corinthians 6:4-6, 2 Corinthians 12:9, 2 Corinthians 12:10, Ephesians 4:2, 1 Thessalonians 3:3, 1 Thessalonians 3:4, 2 Timothy 2:1-3, Hebrews 10:34-38, Hebrews 11:34-38, Hebrews 12:1, Hebrews 12:2, James 1:2-4, James 5:7, James 5:8, 2 Peter 1:6, Revelation 14:12

Reciprocal: Genesis 49:24 - his bow Deuteronomy 11:8 - that ye may Deuteronomy 33:25 - and as thy 2 Samuel 22:40 - girded 1 Chronicles 29:12 - give strength Psalms 18:1 - my Psalms 27:14 - and Psalms 31:24 - shall Psalms 37:39 - strength Psalms 68:35 - he that giveth Psalms 86:16 - give Psalms 138:3 - strengthenedst Proverbs 24:5 - increaseth strength Isaiah 40:29 - General Isaiah 55:12 - ye shall Daniel 10:18 - he Habakkuk 3:19 - my strength John 5:19 - and Romans 6:4 - by the Romans 8:25 - with patience Romans 12:12 - patient Romans 14:17 - peace 1 Corinthians 13:4 - suffereth 1 Corinthians 16:13 - be 2 Corinthians 6:6 - knowledge Ephesians 5:20 - thanks 2 Timothy 1:8 - according Hebrews 10:36 - ye have James 1:3 - patience 1 John 2:14 - because ye are Revelation 2:3 - hast patience Revelation 13:10 - Here

Verse 12

Giving: Colossians 3:15, Colossians 3:17, 1 Chronicles 29:20, Psalms 79:13, Psalms 107:21, Psalms 107:22, Psalms 116:7, Daniel 2:23, Ephesians 5:4, Ephesians 5:20

the Father: Colossians 2:2, John 4:23, John 14:6, John 20:17, 1 Corinthians 8:6, Ephesians 4:6, James 3:9, 1 John 1:3

made: 1 Kings 6:7, Proverbs 16:1, Romans 8:29, Romans 8:30, Romans 9:23, 2 Corinthians 5:5, Titus 2:14, Revelation 22:14

partakers: Romans 11:17, Romans 15:27, 1 Corinthians 9:23, Ephesians 3:6, Hebrews 3:1, Hebrews 3:14, 1 Peter 5:1, 1 John 3:1-3

inheritance: Matthew 25:34, Acts 20:32, Acts 26:18, Romans 8:17, Ephesians 1:11, Ephesians 1:18, 1 Peter 1:2-5

in: Psalms 36:9, Psalms 97:11, Proverbs 4:18, Isaiah 60:19, Isaiah 60:20, Hebrews 12:23, Revelation 21:23, Revelation 22:5

Reciprocal: Numbers 26:55 - by lot Joshua 18:10 - before the Lord Psalms 119:111 - Thy testimonies Zephaniah 1:7 - bid Zechariah 14:6 - not Matthew 9:2 - be Matthew 25:10 - they Luke 1:17 - to make John 3:7 - Ye John 18:36 - My kingdom is 1 Corinthians 16:13 - be Colossians 2:7 - with 2 Thessalonians 1:5 - may 2 Thessalonians 1:11 - would Hebrews 13:15 - the sacrifice 1 Peter 1:4 - an

Verse 13

delivered: Isaiah 49:24, Isaiah 49:25, Isaiah 53:12, Matthew 12:29, Matthew 12:30, Acts 26:18, Hebrews 2:14

the power: Luke 22:53, John 12:31, John 12:32, 2 Corinthians 4:4, Ephesians 4:18, Ephesians 5:8, Ephesians 6:12, 1 Peter 2:9, 1 John 2:8, 1 John 3:8

and: Luke 13:24, John 5:24, Romans 6:17-22, 1 Corinthians 6:9-11, 2 Corinthians 6:17, 2 Corinthians 6:18, Ephesians 2:3-10, 1 Thessalonians 2:12, Titus 3:3-6, 2 Peter 1:11, 1 John 3:14

the kingdom: Psalms 2:6, Psalms 2:7, Isaiah 9:6, Isaiah 9:7, Daniel 7:13, Daniel 7:14, Zechariah 9:9, Matthew 25:34, Romans 14:17, 1 Corinthians 15:23-25

his dear Son: Gr. the Son of his love, Isaiah 42:1, Matthew 3:17, Matthew 17:5, John 3:35, John 17:24, Ephesians 1:6

Reciprocal: Exodus 10:23 - but all Psalms 97:1 - Lord Proverbs 8:30 - I was daily Isaiah 49:9 - to the Zechariah 9:11 - I have Matthew 3:2 - for Matthew 6:10 - Thy kingdom Matthew 6:33 - the kingdom Matthew 12:18 - my beloved Matthew 12:26 - his Matthew 12:28 - then Mark 1:11 - Thou Mark 5:15 - him that Luke 3:22 - Thou art Luke 4:18 - to preach deliverance Luke 22:18 - until John 14:30 - the Acts 1:3 - speaking Romans 1:3 - his Son Galatians 4:5 - redeem Ephesians 2:13 - are Colossians 1:3 - praying Colossians 1:15 - the firstborn Colossians 2:7 - with 1 Thessalonians 5:4 - are 2 Timothy 2:26 - out 1 John 1:3 - with his

Verse 14

whom: Matthew 20:28, Acts 20:28, Romans 3:24, Romans 3:25, Galatians 3:13, Ephesians 1:7, Ephesians 5:2, 1 Timothy 2:6, Titus 2:14, Hebrews 9:12, Hebrews 9:22, Hebrews 10:12-14, 1 Peter 1:19, 1 Peter 1:20, 1 Peter 3:18, 1 John 2:2, Revelation 1:5, Revelation 5:9, Revelation 14:4

the: Colossians 2:13, Colossians 3:13, Psalms 32:1, Psalms 32:2, Psalms 130:4, Luke 5:20, Luke 7:47-50, Acts 2:38, Acts 10:43, Acts 13:38, Acts 13:39, Acts 26:18, Romans 4:6-8, Ephesians 4:32, 1 John 1:9, 1 John 2:12

Reciprocal: Leviticus 4:35 - and the priest shall make Leviticus 17:11 - I have Isaiah 53:12 - will I Zechariah 9:11 - I have Matthew 6:33 - the kingdom Matthew 26:28 - shed Acts 5:31 - forgiveness 1 Corinthians 1:30 - redemption Ephesians 2:13 - are Hebrews 8:12 - General

Verse 15

the image: Exodus 24:10, Numbers 12:8, Ezekiel 1:26-28, John 1:18, John 14:9, John 15:24, 2 Corinthians 4:4, 2 Corinthians 4:6, Philippians 2:6, Hebrews 1:3

the invisible: 1 Timothy 1:17, 1 Timothy 6:16, Hebrews 11:27

the firstborn: Colossians 1:13, Psalms 89:27, John 1:14, John 3:16, Hebrews 1:6

of every: Colossians 1:16, Colossians 1:17, Proverbs 8:29-31, Revelation 3:14

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:26 - in our Genesis 1:27 - in the image Genesis 32:30 - I have Deuteronomy 4:12 - no similitude 1 Chronicles 5:1 - birthright Nehemiah 9:6 - thou hast Psalms 45:2 - fairer Isaiah 40:18 - General Isaiah 46:5 - General Jeremiah 32:17 - thou Zechariah 13:7 - the man Luke 11:31 - a greater John 6:46 - any John 8:19 - if John 12:45 - General John 14:7 - ye John 17:5 - glorify John 17:10 - all Acts 7:35 - by Acts 10:36 - he is Romans 1:20 - For the Romans 8:29 - that he might Romans 11:36 - of him Ephesians 1:21 - principality Colossians 2:2 - of the Father

Verse 16

by him were: Colossians 1:15, Psalms 102:25-27, Isaiah 40:9-12, Isaiah 44:24, John 1:3, 1 Corinthians 8:6, Ephesians 3:9, Hebrews 1:2, Hebrews 1:10-12, Hebrews 3:3, Hebrews 3:4

in heaven: Colossians 1:20, Deuteronomy 4:39, 1 Chronicles 29:11, Ephesians 1:10, Philippians 2:10, Revelation 5:13, Revelation 5:14

thrones: Colossians 2:10, Colossians 2:15, Romans 8:38, Ephesians 1:21, Ephesians 3:10, Ephesians 6:12, 1 Peter 3:22

by: Proverbs 16:4, Isaiah 43:21, Romans 11:36, Hebrews 2:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:1 - God 2 Chronicles 2:12 - that made heaven Nehemiah 9:6 - thou hast Psalms 33:9 - and it stood Psalms 78:69 - earth Psalms 146:6 - made heaven Proverbs 8:27 - he prepared Isaiah 37:16 - thou hast Isaiah 40:26 - who hath Jeremiah 10:12 - hath made Jeremiah 27:5 - made Jeremiah 32:17 - thou Jeremiah 51:15 - hath made Matthew 28:18 - All John 5:17 - My John 5:19 - for Romans 9:5 - who is 2 Corinthians 5:18 - all 2 Corinthians 8:9 - though Philippians 2:6 - in 2 Thessalonians 1:7 - his mighty angels 1 Timothy 3:16 - God Hebrews 1:3 - image 1 Peter 4:19 - a faithful 2 Peter 1:3 - his Revelation 4:11 - for thou

Verse 17

he: Colossians 1:15, Proverbs 8:22, Proverbs 8:23, Isaiah 43:11-13, Isaiah 44:6, Micah 5:2, John 1:1-3, John 8:58, John 17:5, 1 Corinthians 8:6, Hebrews 13:8, Revelation 1:8, Revelation 1:11, Revelation 1:17, Revelation 2:8

and by: 1 Samuel 2:8, Psalms 75:3, John 5:17, John 5:18, Acts 17:28, Hebrews 1:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:1 - God 1 Chronicles 16:30 - stable 2 Chronicles 2:12 - that made heaven Nehemiah 9:6 - preservest Psalms 33:9 - and it stood Psalms 55:19 - even Psalms 78:69 - earth Isaiah 40:26 - who hath Isaiah 44:24 - by myself Isaiah 66:2 - For all those Jeremiah 51:15 - hath made John 1:3 - General John 1:15 - he was 2 Corinthians 5:18 - all 2 Corinthians 8:9 - though Ephesians 3:9 - created Hebrews 1:2 - appointed Hebrews 2:10 - for 2 Peter 3:5 - standing Revelation 4:11 - for thou

Verse 18

he is: Colossians 1:24, Colossians 2:10-14, 1 Corinthians 11:3, Ephesians 1:10, Ephesians 1:22, Ephesians 1:23, Ephesians 4:15, Ephesians 4:16, Ephesians 5:23

the beginning: John 1:1, 1 John 1:1, Revelation 1:8, Revelation 3:14, Revelation 21:6, Revelation 22:13

the firstborn: John 11:25, John 11:26, Acts 26:23, 1 Corinthians 15:20-23, Revelation 1:5, Revelation 1:18

in all: or, among all, Psalms 45:2-5, Psalms 89:27, Song of Solomon 5:10, Isaiah 52:13, Matthew 23:8, Matthew 28:18, John 1:16, John 1:27, John 3:29-31, John 3:34, John 3:35, Romans 8:29, 1 Corinthians 15:25, Hebrews 1:5, Hebrews 1:6, Revelation 5:9-13, Revelation 11:15, Revelation 21:23, Revelation 21:24

Reciprocal: Genesis 37:7 - obeisance 1 Kings 10:23 - exceeded Psalms 45:7 - above Psalms 68:18 - for men Song of Solomon 3:11 - his mother Song of Solomon 7:5 - head Ezekiel 46:8 - he shall go Zechariah 6:13 - and the Matthew 2:6 - a Governor Matthew 3:16 - and he Matthew 16:18 - my John 3:30 - but 1 Corinthians 12:12 - as Ephesians 2:6 - hath Philippians 2:9 - given Colossians 2:19 - not 1 Thessalonians 1:10 - whom Hebrews 1:2 - appointed Hebrews 1:4 - so Hebrews 3:3 - this

Verse 19

Colossians 2:3, Colossians 2:9, Colossians 3:11, Matthew 11:25-27, Luke 10:21, John 1:16, John 3:34, Ephesians 1:3, Ephesians 1:23, Ephesians 4:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 25:5 - General Genesis 41:55 - Go unto 1 Kings 10:23 - exceeded Psalms 45:7 - above Psalms 68:18 - for men Haggai 2:9 - give Zechariah 13:7 - smite Matthew 3:16 - and he John 1:14 - full John 2:21 - he John 14:10 - dwelleth John 14:20 - ye shall John 16:15 - General Ephesians 4:15 - which Revelation 13:6 - and his Revelation 21:22 - the Lamb

Verse 20

having made peace: or making peace, Colossians 1:21, Colossians 1:22, Leviticus 6:30, Psalms 85:10, Psalms 85:11, Isaiah 9:6, Isaiah 9:7, Ezekiel 45:17-20, Daniel 9:24-26, Micah 5:2, Micah 5:5, Zechariah 9:9, Zechariah 9:10, Luke 2:14, Acts 10:30, Romans 5:1, 2 Corinthians 5:19-21, Ephesians 2:13-17, Hebrews 13:20, Hebrews 13:21, 1 John 4:9, 1 John 4:10

reconcile: 2 Corinthians 5:18, Hebrews 2:17

things in earth: Ephesians 1:10, Philippians 2:10

Reciprocal: Exodus 24:6 - the blood he Leviticus 3:1 - a sacrifice Leviticus 7:29 - General Leviticus 9:18 - a sacrifice Leviticus 16:20 - reconciling Leviticus 17:11 - I have Deuteronomy 27:7 - peace offerings 2 Chronicles 29:24 - reconciliation Job 25:2 - he maketh Isaiah 27:5 - and he Ezekiel 43:27 - I will accept Zechariah 3:9 - remove Zechariah 13:7 - smite Matthew 1:21 - for Matthew 26:28 - shed Luke 19:38 - peace John 11:52 - gather John 14:27 - Peace I leave John 16:33 - in me Acts 10:36 - preaching Romans 3:25 - through Romans 5:10 - when Romans 11:15 - the reconciling Ephesians 2:14 - our Ephesians 3:15 - the whole Colossians 1:16 - in heaven James 1:18 - his own

Verse 21

sometime: Romans 1:30, Romans 5:9, Romans 5:10, Romans 8:7, Romans 8:8, 1 Corinthians 6:9-11, Ephesians 2:1, Ephesians 2:2, Ephesians 2:12, Ephesians 2:19, Ephesians 4:18, Titus 3:3-7, James 4:4

in your mind by: or, by your mind in, Titus 1:15, Titus 1:16

Reciprocal: Leviticus 8:15 - to make 2 Chronicles 29:24 - reconciliation Isaiah 9:6 - The Prince of Peace Isaiah 27:5 - and he Ezekiel 14:5 - estranged Ezekiel 43:27 - I will accept Ezekiel 45:15 - to make Micah 5:5 - this Zechariah 3:9 - remove Zechariah 9:10 - he shall Romans 1:6 - are ye also Romans 11:15 - the reconciling Romans 12:2 - be ye 2 Corinthians 5:18 - who Ephesians 1:13 - ye also Ephesians 2:11 - Gentiles Ephesians 2:13 - are Ephesians 2:16 - reconcile Philippians 1:5 - General Colossians 1:20 - having made peace Hebrews 2:17 - to make James 1:18 - his own 1 Peter 3:18 - being

Verse 22

the body: Romans 7:4, Ephesians 2:15, Ephesians 2:16, Hebrews 10:10, Hebrews 10:20

to: Luke 1:75, 2 Corinthians 11:2, Ephesians 1:4, Ephesians 5:27, 1 Thessalonians 4:7, Titus 2:14, 2 Peter 3:14, Jude 1:24

in his: Job 15:15, Job 25:5, Psalms 51:7, Hebrews 13:21

Reciprocal: Leviticus 8:15 - to make Song of Solomon 2:14 - thy countenance Song of Solomon 4:7 - General Luke 1:6 - blameless Romans 8:4 - That Romans 12:2 - be ye 1 Corinthians 1:8 - blameless 2 Corinthians 4:14 - shall present Ephesians 2:13 - are Colossians 1:20 - having made peace Colossians 1:28 - we may Colossians 4:12 - that 1 Thessalonians 3:13 - unblameable 1 Thessalonians 5:23 - preserved 1 Timothy 3:10 - being 1 Timothy 6:14 - unrebukeable Titus 2:12 - denying Hebrews 3:1 - holy Hebrews 12:10 - partakers 1 Peter 3:18 - being 1 Peter 5:10 - strengthen Revelation 14:5 - without Revelation 22:11 - and he that

Verse 23

ye continue: Psalms 92:13, Psalms 92:14, Psalms 125:5, Ezekiel 18:26, Hosea 6:3, Hosea 6:4, Zephaniah 1:6, Matthew 24:13, Luke 8:13-15, Luke 22:32, John 8:30-32, John 15:9, John 15:10, Acts 11:23, Acts 14:22, Romans 2:7, Galatians 4:11, Galatians 5:7, Galatians 6:9, 1 Thessalonians 3:5, Hebrews 3:6, Hebrews 3:14, Hebrews 4:14, Hebrews 10:38, 1 Peter 1:5, 2 Peter 2:18-22, 1 John 2:27, Revelation 2:10

grounded: Colossians 2:7, Matthew 7:24, Matthew 7:25, Luke 6:48, Ephesians 2:21, Ephesians 3:17, Ephesians 4:16

moved: John 15:6, Acts 20:24, 1 Corinthians 15:58, 1 Thessalonians 3:3

the hope: Colossians 1:5, Romans 5:5, Galatians 5:5, Ephesians 1:18, 1 Thessalonians 5:8, 2 Thessalonians 2:16, Titus 3:7, Hebrews 6:19, 1 Peter 1:3, 1 John 3:1-3

to: Colossians 1:6, Matthew 24:14, Mark 16:15, Romans 10:18

under: Deuteronomy 2:25, Deuteronomy 4:19, Lamentations 3:66, Acts 2:5, Acts 4:12

whereof: Colossians 1:25, Acts 1:17, Acts 1:25, Acts 26:16, Romans 15:16, 1 Corinthians 4:1-3, 2 Corinthians 3:6, 2 Corinthians 4:1, 2 Corinthians 5:18-20, 2 Corinthians 6:1, 2 Corinthians 11:23, Ephesians 3:7, Ephesians 3:8, 1 Timothy 1:12, 1 Timothy 2:7, 2 Timothy 1:11, 2 Timothy 1:12, 2 Timothy 4:5, 2 Timothy 4:6

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 6:12 - if thou wilt Psalms 19:6 - His going Proverbs 8:4 - General Isaiah 54:3 - thou shalt Isaiah 62:2 - the Gentiles Matthew 13:6 - because Matthew 26:13 - Wheresoever Matthew 28:19 - ye therefore Mark 13:10 - General Luke 1:2 - and Luke 2:10 - to Luke 13:29 - General Luke 14:23 - Go John 8:31 - If John 15:4 - Abide John 15:16 - ordained Acts 2:42 - they Acts 10:35 - in Acts 13:43 - persuaded Acts 16:13 - spake Romans 8:22 - the Romans 8:24 - saved 1 Corinthians 15:2 - keep in memory 1 Corinthians 16:13 - stand 2 Corinthians 2:14 - the savour 2 Corinthians 13:5 - in the faith Ephesians 1:13 - after that ye heard Ephesians 3:9 - to 1 Thessalonians 3:8 - if 1 Timothy 3:16 - believed Titus 1:3 - manifested Titus 2:11 - hath appeared Titus 2:13 - blessed Hebrews 6:11 - of hope Hebrews 6:18 - the hope James 1:25 - and 1 Peter 3:15 - the hope 1 Peter 5:10 - strengthen Revelation 5:9 - out Revelation 5:13 - every Revelation 14:6 - preach

Verse 24

rejoice: Matthew 5:11, Matthew 5:12, Acts 5:41, Romans 5:3, 2 Corinthians 7:4, Ephesians 3:1, Ephesians 3:13, Philippians 2:17, Philippians 2:18, James 1:2

fill: 2 Corinthians 1:5-8, 2 Corinthians 4:8-12, 2 Corinthians 11:23-27, Philippians 3:10, 2 Timothy 1:8, 2 Timothy 2:9, 2 Timothy 2:10

for: Colossians 1:18, Ephesians 1:23

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 16:1 - the passover Isaiah 1:4 - gone away backward Matthew 16:24 - If Matthew 20:23 - Ye Mark 8:34 - take Mark 10:39 - Ye Luke 6:23 - Rejoice John 17:22 - the glory Acts 16:25 - sang Acts 20:24 - neither Acts 21:13 - for Romans 12:5 - General 1 Corinthians 1:9 - by 1 Corinthians 12:12 - as 1 Corinthians 12:27 - General 2 Corinthians 4:10 - bearing 2 Corinthians 4:15 - all 2 Corinthians 5:13 - for 2 Corinthians 6:4 - afflictions 2 Corinthians 8:9 - for 2 Corinthians 11:30 - I will 2 Corinthians 12:10 - I take 2 Corinthians 12:15 - will Galatians 6:17 - I bear Ephesians 4:12 - the body Philippians 1:20 - whether Colossians 2:1 - what Hebrews 11:25 - Choosing Hebrews 12:23 - the general 1 Peter 4:13 - ye are 3 John 1:7 - that

Verse 25

I am: Colossians 1:23, 1 Thessalonians 3:2, 1 Timothy 4:6

according: Romans 15:15-18, 1 Corinthians 9:17, Galatians 2:7, Galatians 2:8, Ephesians 3:2

to fulfil: or, fully to preach, Romans 15:19, 2 Timothy 4:2-5

Reciprocal: Matthew 13:35 - I will utter Luke 7:28 - but Acts 9:15 - to bear Acts 14:26 - the work Acts 26:16 - a minister Romans 1:1 - called 1 Corinthians 4:1 - the ministers 2 Corinthians 3:6 - hath Galatians 1:16 - that 1 Timothy 1:11 - which 1 Timothy 1:12 - putting 2 Timothy 4:5 - make full proof of

Verse 26

the mystery: Romans 16:25, Romans 16:26, 1 Corinthians 2:7, Ephesians 3:3-10

now: Psalms 25:14, Matthew 13:11, Mark 4:11, Luke 8:10, 2 Timothy 1:10

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 30:11 - it is not hidden Proverbs 8:6 - for Isaiah 64:4 - have not Matthew 11:11 - greater Matthew 13:35 - I will utter Matthew 16:17 - but Matthew 20:7 - Because John 15:15 - all Acts 13:41 - for 1 Corinthians 4:1 - mysteries 1 Corinthians 13:2 - understand 1 Corinthians 14:2 - howbeit Ephesians 1:9 - made Ephesians 3:9 - hid Ephesians 6:19 - the mystery Colossians 4:3 - the mystery 1 Peter 1:20 - verily

Verse 27

whom: 1 Corinthians 2:12-14, 2 Corinthians 2:14, 2 Corinthians 4:6, Galatians 1:15, Galatians 1:16

the riches: Colossians 2:3, Romans 9:23, Romans 11:33, Ephesians 1:7, Ephesians 1:17, Ephesians 1:18, Ephesians 3:8-10, Ephesians 3:16, Philippians 4:19

Christ: Colossians 3:11, Luke 17:21, John 6:56, John 14:17, John 14:20, John 14:23, John 15:2-5, John 17:22, John 17:23, John 17:26, Romans 8:10, 1 Corinthians 3:16, 2 Corinthians 6:16, Galatians 2:20, Galatians 4:19, Ephesians 2:22, Ephesians 3:17, 1 John 4:4, Revelation 3:20

in you: or, among you

the hope: Colossians 1:5, Psalms 16:9-11, Romans 5:2, Romans 8:18, Romans 8:19, 2 Corinthians 4:17, 1 Timothy 1:1, 1 Peter 1:3, 1 Peter 1:4

Reciprocal: Exodus 37:10 - General Deuteronomy 30:11 - it is not hidden Esther 1:4 - the riches Job 11:18 - because Isaiah 64:4 - have not Matthew 11:11 - greater Matthew 12:21 - General Matthew 13:11 - mysteries Matthew 16:17 - but Mark 12:11 - General Luke 24:47 - among John 7:35 - teach John 15:4 - I Acts 13:41 - for Acts 16:32 - they Romans 2:4 - riches Romans 2:7 - glory Romans 8:24 - saved Romans 10:12 - rich Romans 11:12 - the world Romans 12:12 - Rejoicing Romans 16:25 - to the 1 Corinthians 2:7 - even 1 Corinthians 4:1 - mysteries 1 Corinthians 12:13 - whether we be Jews 1 Corinthians 13:13 - hope 1 Corinthians 14:2 - howbeit 2 Corinthians 1:20 - unto 2 Corinthians 4:4 - lest 2 Corinthians 4:7 - this 2 Corinthians 6:6 - knowledge 2 Corinthians 13:5 - Jesus Christ Ephesians 2:12 - having Ephesians 3:3 - the mystery Ephesians 6:19 - the mystery Colossians 2:2 - all 1 Timothy 3:16 - preached 2 Timothy 1:10 - now 2 Timothy 2:10 - with Titus 1:2 - hope Titus 2:13 - blessed Hebrews 6:18 - the hope Hebrews 7:19 - a better 1 Peter 1:21 - your 1 Peter 3:15 - the hope

Verse 28

Whom: Acts 3:20, Acts 5:42, Acts 8:5, Acts 8:35, Acts 9:20, Acts 10:36, Acts 11:20, Acts 13:38, Acts 17:3, Acts 17:18, Romans 16:25, 1 Corinthians 1:23, 1 Corinthians 15:12, 2 Corinthians 4:5, 2 Corinthians 10:14, Ephesians 3:8, Philippians 1:15-18, 1 Timothy 3:16

warning: Jeremiah 6:10, Ezekiel 3:17-21, Ezekiel 33:4-9, Matthew 3:7, Acts 20:27, Acts 20:28, Acts 20:31, 1 Corinthians 4:14, 1 Thessalonians 4:6, 1 Thessalonians 5:12-14

teaching: Deuteronomy 4:5, Ezekiel 7:10, Ecclesiastes 12:9, Matthew 28:20, Mark 6:34, Ephesians 4:11, 1 Timothy 3:2, 2 Timothy 2:24, 2 Timothy 2:25

in all: Proverbs 8:5, Jeremiah 3:15, Luke 21:15, 1 Corinthians 2:6, 1 Corinthians 2:15, 1 Corinthians 12:8, 2 Peter 3:15

we may: Colossians 1:22, 2 Corinthians 11:2, Ephesians 5:27

perfect: Colossians 2:10, 1 Corinthians 1:30, Ephesians 4:12, Ephesians 4:13, Hebrews 10:14, Hebrews 13:21

Reciprocal: Genesis 47:2 - presented 1 Samuel 12:23 - I will teach Proverbs 8:4 - General Ezekiel 3:21 - if thou Ezekiel 33:7 - thou shalt Ezekiel 46:2 - the priests Matthew 5:48 - ye Matthew 23:34 - and wise Luke 14:23 - compel Luke 19:16 - Lord John 17:23 - made Acts 13:43 - persuaded Acts 14:26 - the work Acts 15:35 - teaching Acts 16:32 - they Acts 18:25 - fervent Acts 20:20 - I kept Acts 26:29 - that not Romans 1:9 - whom Romans 12:7 - or he 1 Corinthians 15:10 - yet 2 Corinthians 4:14 - shall present 2 Corinthians 5:11 - we persuade 2 Corinthians 12:9 - My grace 2 Corinthians 13:9 - even Philippians 3:15 - as Colossians 3:16 - teaching Colossians 4:12 - that 1 Thessalonians 2:8 - affectionately 1 Thessalonians 3:10 - might perfect 1 Thessalonians 5:14 - warn 2 Timothy 4:2 - Preach Hebrews 6:1 - let James 3:2 - a perfect

Verse 29

labour: Colossians 4:12, 1 Corinthians 15:10, 2 Corinthians 5:9, 2 Corinthians 6:5, 2 Corinthians 11:23, Philippians 2:16, 1 Thessalonians 2:9, 2 Thessalonians 3:8, 2 Timothy 2:10, Revelation 2:3

striving: Colossians 2:1, Luke 13:24, Romans 15:20, Romans 15:30, 1 Corinthians 9:25-27, Philippians 1:27, Philippians 1:30, Hebrews 12:4

his: 1 Corinthians 12:6, 1 Corinthians 12:11, Ephesians 1:19, Ephesians 3:7, Ephesians 3:20, Philippians 2:13, Hebrews 13:21

mightily: 2 Corinthians 12:9, 2 Corinthians 12:10, 2 Corinthians 13:3

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 4:21 - So we Nehemiah 7:5 - put into mine Job 33:29 - all Psalms 63:8 - thy Ezekiel 33:7 - thou shalt Daniel 5:12 - an excellent Matthew 25:20 - behold Luke 10:2 - the labourers Luke 19:16 - Lord John 3:21 - that his John 6:27 - Labour not Acts 7:25 - God Acts 18:25 - fervent Acts 21:19 - he declared Romans 1:9 - whom Romans 12:3 - I say Romans 12:7 - or he Romans 16:12 - labour 1 Corinthians 3:10 - to the 1 Corinthians 9:26 - so 2 Corinthians 5:11 - we persuade 2 Corinthians 8:1 - the grace Galatians 2:8 - the same Galatians 2:9 - the grace 1 Thessalonians 5:12 - labour 2 Timothy 2:5 - strive 2 Timothy 4:2 - reprove

Bibliographical Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Colossians 1". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/colossians-1.html.
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