KING JAMES VERSION (KJV) 1 If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. (Colossians 3:17, NIV) References The main object of all life, speculative or practical, is declared to be, not our own happiness or perfection, not the good of our fellow-men, but the “glory of God”—the carrying out of His will, and so manifesting His moral attributes. 4 1 “For indeed the day 2 is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant evildoers will be chaff. Barclay notes, "In Greek society a respectable woman lived a life of entire seclusion. It is easy to conceive how a creed of boastful freedom would speedily work its way among slaves. This explains the change to ‘the Lord Jesus’. 3. His behavior should be entirely consistent with Jesus" character.." (O"Brien pp. We have no "private life" that is not under His jurisdiction. Its desire is, not only that God may be glorified, but that “He may be glorified through Jesus Christ” (1 Peter 4:11). ], "name" comprehends everything revealed and known about the person bearing the name. So it may mean that the songs we sing should make us mindful of God’s grace to us in Christ. εὐχαριστοῦντες τῷ θεῷ καὶ πατρὶ δἰ αὐτοῦ—“Giving thanks to God even the Father by Him.” The sentiment is found in Ephesians 5:20, more pointedly and fully expressed, and in almost the same connection. And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. In the name of the Lord Jesus - as disciples called by His name as His; seeking so to act as to gain His approval (Romans 14:8; 1 Corinthians 10:31; 2 Corinthians 5:15; 1 Peter 4:11 : cf. In every relationship we have, God can be glorified, His will can be served, if we act in submission to His directives. ASV. Paul wants us to take seriously that it is Christ Who lives through us. (Eadie p. 249), 2. The third is dwelt upon with marked coincidence of language, and at least equal emphasis. 1. If we spent more time being thankful our spiritual lives would blossom. The "name" comprehends everything revealed and known about the person bearing the name. Meyer takes the whole clause, as far as ἔργῳ, as an absolute nominative. It does all “in the name of Christ,” that is, as conformed to His image, and so being His representative; it looks up thankfully to God our Father, but it is through Him, “having our sonship by adoption” through His all-sufficient mediation. 4. Colossians 3:17 And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him. Christianity has improved all human relationships. The Expositor's Greek Testament. Brethren, whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. The apostle has just spoken of formal religious service, and surely it is to be done in the name of the Lord Jesus. The Greek text is very unusual here, reading, “to God Father” (to theō patri; τῷ θεῷ πατρὶ), which most modern versions translate as “to God the Father,” but it could be loosely translated as “to God who is our Father” (Bratcher and Nida; A Translator’s Handbook on Paul’s Letters to the Colossians … Barclay also notes, "The whole direction of the Christian ethic is not to ask: "What do others owe to me?" 3. Codes of rules, as Paul explains elsewhere (e.g, in, [Note: Bruce, Commentary on . This verse covers all other thoughts and actions. See 1 Corinthians x. Col 3:17 - And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. In this contrast we see a basic difference between the New and Old Covenants. Once more we trace here the special and emphatic purpose of the Epistle. Honor God with your whole life! Darby's English Translation 3:17 And everything, whatever ye may do in word or in deed, do all things in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father by him. (Barclay p. 161), 2. —As Christians, bearing his name, having his Spirit, moving in his presence. And whatsoever ye do, etc. “Whatever you do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus“ (v. 17a). 3. And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father by Him. ), supplied from .— . пояснение к 1Кор. Blessings come through Him, and through Him thanks are to be rendered. This is the highest Christian morality, a vivid and practical recognition of Christ in everything said or done...This is a high test. 31. [2] Many expositors however, especially those who read ἐν τῇ χάριτι , translate “in grace,” understanding the article either of the grace of the Spirit (or the grace brought to them at first, Colossians 1:6 ), or of the grace that the Colossians enjoyed. And again the Christian is admonished to be grateful. With this clause, Kypke wrongly connects the previous one, thus—“always in the name of the Lord Jesus giving thanks to God.”. ‘Through Him’ has special significance in this letter for it excludes any intermediaries. DO ALL IN THE NAME OF THE LORD JESUS. We are to glorify God, acknowledge our dependence upon Him, and demonstrate our subjection to His authority, in every facet of our lives. The name Jesus appears in every book of the NT except for 3rd John. 5 # Rom. This approach is vastly different from the legal one that provides a specific command for every situation. Colossians 3:17. (Colossians 3:2-3, NIV) "Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Moreover we are to do all with thanksgiving to God. We have already explained these things, and what goes before, in the Epistle to the Ephesians, where the same things are said almost word for word. This is a high test. KJV Colossians 3:17 Colossians 3:17 KJV (i) 17 And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him. Even what might be considered the most ordinary and mundane things of life, are to be done in a way that brings honor to God (1 Corinthians 10:31). "DO ALL IN THE NAME OF THE LORD JESUS"-"in dependence on the Lord Jesus" (Mof); "as a representative of the Lord Jesus" (Tay); "in the spirit of" (Robertson p. 506), 1. "IN WORD OR IN DEED"-Which teaches us that our "words" are just as important as our deeds (Matthew 12:36-37). The tradesman, as he lifts his tool, is not to say, in Christ"s name I strike; but in the spirit of Him...is he faithfully to finish the labour assigned him, ever feeling himself to be under the "great taskmaster"s eye"....." (p. 250). On the use of ἄν with the present, see Winer, § 42, 3, b, ( β). And whatever you do, whether by speech or action, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. She never appeared on the streets alone, not even to go marketing. The reader will not forget how, at the period of the Reformation, the principles of a licentious liberty were not only received, but to a great extent acted out by the Anabaptists of Munster. "AND"-Indicating that this verse is connected with the previous thoughts. It rather corresponds to בְּשֵׁם, and strictly means-by his authority, or generally, in recognition of it. (Compare the probable similar reading in Colossians 1:3). Men may for the occasion solemnize themselves, and word and act may be in direct homage to Christ, but the season of such necessity passes away, and the sensations it had created lose their hold. They are another means of serving and glorifying God. To speak in His name, or to act in His name, is to speak and act ...by His sanction and with the conviction of His approval. The rule laid down by Kühner is, that a word of special importance is placed at the beginning of a sentence in the nominative, to represent it emphatically as the fundamental subject of the whole sentence, § 508. But it is easy for us because of Him (Hebrews 10:19-22). It is true, as Meyer replies, that no direct polemical tendency is discernible in this section: still there must have been some reason why, in his letters to Asiatic communities, Paul dwells so strongly on this important branch of ethics. This is not something additional to actions done in the name of Christ; but these actions are themselves expressions of thankfulness. Thus the associations of the Sabbath fade during the week, and the emotions of the sanctuary lose themselves in the market-place. 5. And also note that basically the same duties exist in all our relationships, even after we become Christians. Colossians 1:16 - For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether [they be] thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him:. And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. 5. 2. AMP. Colossians Images and Notes. "It is never an ethic on which all the duties are on one side." Colossians 3:17. The Book of Colossians. Observe that the phrase indicates the existence of an undercurrent of thanksgiving that appeared in Colossians 3:15 and reappears in Colossians 3:17. Under both Jewish and Greek laws and custom all the privileges belonged to the husband and all the duties to the wife." In the name of the Lord Jesus. As we study the following human relationships, be impressed that Christianity has placed in every relationship the duty of mutual obligation. In the one case the mind sets a watch upon itself, and speaks and acts under the immediate consciousness of its theme and purpose, but in the other, the heart is so influenced by religious feeling, that without an effort it acknowledges the name of Christ. Note that our approach to the Father is ‘through Him’. N.T. Colossians 3:17 ... Greek Orthodox Church καὶ πᾶν ὅ,τι ἂν ποιῆτε ἐν λόγῳ ἢ ἐν ἔργῳ, πάντα ἐν ὀνόματι Κυρίου Ἰησοῦ, εὐχαριστοῦντες τῷ Θεῷ καὶ πατρὶ δι’ αὐτοῦ. And whatsoever ye do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. is quite similar. This is not something additional to actions done in the name of Christ; but these actions are themselves expressions of thankfulness. People try to make relationships one-sided. A man is not to say, in Christ's name I salute thee, or in Christ's name I buy this article or sell that one, charter this vessel, or engage in that speculation. From her there was demanded complete servitude and chastity; but her husband could go out as much as he chose and could enter into as many relationships outside marriage as he liked without incurring any stigma. Westcott & Hort GNT - Literal Translation Greek & English Colossians 3 > > Interlinear []. "Am I able to thank God the Father for having given me the opportunity to say or do this?". 1 Corinthians 10:21)." Log In/Sign Up World English Bible (WEB) ... Colossians 3:17… Colossians 3:11, NASB: "a renewal in which there is no distinction between Greek and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave and freeman, but Christ is all, and in all." 17. Some take πᾶν, with Flatt and Bähr, in an absolute case, others think it better to regard it as repeated in the plural form πάντα. We are obligated to praise Him in everything we do (1 Peter 1:15). —Making the whole life abound in thanksgiving. Giving thanks to God the Father through hint. It’s a life of thankful worship: ... “in the grace” (or “in His grace”; the Greek definite article may mean “His”). Colossians 3:17 And whatsoever ye do, in word or in deed, {do} all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. 8:13; [Gal. is quite similar. 3:17 And whatever you do, in word or in act, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving praise to God the Father through him. ‘And whatever you do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.’. 5:24] Put to death therefore # Rom. 2 Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. There is an earnest rapidity in the composition which may easily excuse any rhetorical anomaly. (p. 164). . Forgive as the Lord forgave you." The reading is from St. Paul's Letter to the Colossians 3:17-25; 4:1. This verse may be regarded as summing up all the preceding exhortations, or as a third manifestation of the indwelling of the word of Christ, or, better still, as an advance in thought: not only let His word dwell in you, but let your whole conduct find in Him its sphere and motive. . In this section we have the closest parallelism with the Epistle to the Ephesians (Ephesians 5:22 to Ephesians 6:9). 5 He exhorteth to mortification, 10 to put off the old man, and to put on Christ, 12 exhorting to charity, humility, and other several duties. ; and always through Christ, as our only way of approach to him. It is because we genuinely come in His name, through the redemptive work He carried out on our behalf, that we have expectation of a hearing, even for the expressing of gratitude. 6:13 what is earthly in you: # 3:5 Greek therefore your members that are on the earth # See Eph. And whatsoever ye do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. The fourth imperative is implicit in the Greek text, but the translators have supplied it in the English text: "Do.". p. 542). Colossians 3:17, ESV: "And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him." ; words as well as deeds. 7. The following verses apply this truth. The plural πάντα individualizes what has been put collectively under the singular πᾶν. ‘To God the Father’. "GIVING THANKS TO GOD THE FATHER THROUGH HIM"-(Ephesians 5:20). To speak in His name, or to act in His name, is to speak and act not to His honour, but under His sanction and with the conviction of His approval. Colossians 3 3:1 1487 ει If 3767 ουν then 4891 συνηγέρθητε you were raised up together with 3588 τω the 5547 χριστώ Christ, 3588 τα [ 2 the things 507 άνω 3 upward 2212 ζητείτε 1 seek]! Colossians 3:17(AMP) Verse Thoughts This little verse sums up in a nutshell what the Christians life should look like and how the born-again believer should behave moment by moment.. in word and in deed - in mind and in motive. Colossians 3:17 NKJV - And whatever you do in word or deed, do - Bible Gateway. Douay Rheims 2 Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth, 3 for you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. His own homilies supply one form of illustration, for they abound in severest reproofs against the indecencies, luxuries, and immoralities of wedded life, and the picture is evidently taken from the state of manners that prevailed in the Byzantine capital, in which the discourses seem to have been delivered. ), supplied from .—. But the treatment of the first relation is far briefer, having nothing to correspond to the grand and characteristic comparison of marriage to the union between Christ and the Church. ., p285. here the more general exhortation of 1 Corinthians 10:31, “Whether ye eat or drink, or whatever ye do, do all to the glory of God.” This is the first principle of all godly life. 5. From invocation follows the act of blessing God, which supplies us with matter of thanksgiving. —In the relations mentioned, though the rule may properly enough cover our entire conduct. But now, we have a much higher motive and purpose with which to perform such duties. We must let Him live His life through us. Literally, 'And every thing whatsoever ye do ... do all,' etc. 5:6 On account of these the wrath of God is coming. Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. In this contrast we see a basic difference between the New and Old Covenants. Magic charm. 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(Colossians 3:17, NIV) References The main object of all life, speculative or practical, is declared to be, not our own happiness or perfection, not the good of our fellow-men, but the “glory of God”—the carrying out of His will, and so manifesting His moral attributes. 4 1 “For indeed the day 2 is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant evildoers will be chaff. Barclay notes, "In Greek society a respectable woman lived a life of entire seclusion. It is easy to conceive how a creed of boastful freedom would speedily work its way among slaves. This explains the change to ‘the Lord Jesus’. 3. His behavior should be entirely consistent with Jesus" character.." (O"Brien pp. We have no "private life" that is not under His jurisdiction. Its desire is, not only that God may be glorified, but that “He may be glorified through Jesus Christ” (1 Peter 4:11). ], "name" comprehends everything revealed and known about the person bearing the name. So it may mean that the songs we sing should make us mindful of God’s grace to us in Christ. εὐχαριστοῦντες τῷ θεῷ καὶ πατρὶ δἰ αὐτοῦ—“Giving thanks to God even the Father by Him.” The sentiment is found in Ephesians 5:20, more pointedly and fully expressed, and in almost the same connection. And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. In the name of the Lord Jesus - as disciples called by His name as His; seeking so to act as to gain His approval (Romans 14:8; 1 Corinthians 10:31; 2 Corinthians 5:15; 1 Peter 4:11 : cf. In every relationship we have, God can be glorified, His will can be served, if we act in submission to His directives. ASV. Paul wants us to take seriously that it is Christ Who lives through us. (Eadie p. 249), 2. The third is dwelt upon with marked coincidence of language, and at least equal emphasis. 1. If we spent more time being thankful our spiritual lives would blossom. The "name" comprehends everything revealed and known about the person bearing the name. Meyer takes the whole clause, as far as ἔργῳ, as an absolute nominative. It does all “in the name of Christ,” that is, as conformed to His image, and so being His representative; it looks up thankfully to God our Father, but it is through Him, “having our sonship by adoption” through His all-sufficient mediation. 4. Colossians 3:17 And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him. Christianity has improved all human relationships. The Expositor's Greek Testament. Brethren, whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. The apostle has just spoken of formal religious service, and surely it is to be done in the name of the Lord Jesus. The Greek text is very unusual here, reading, “to God Father” (to theō patri; τῷ θεῷ πατρὶ), which most modern versions translate as “to God the Father,” but it could be loosely translated as “to God who is our Father” (Bratcher and Nida; A Translator’s Handbook on Paul’s Letters to the Colossians … Barclay also notes, "The whole direction of the Christian ethic is not to ask: "What do others owe to me?" 3. Codes of rules, as Paul explains elsewhere (e.g, in, [Note: Bruce, Commentary on . This verse covers all other thoughts and actions. See 1 Corinthians x. Col 3:17 - And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. In this contrast we see a basic difference between the New and Old Covenants. Once more we trace here the special and emphatic purpose of the Epistle. Honor God with your whole life! Darby's English Translation 3:17 And everything, whatever ye may do in word or in deed, do all things in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father by him. (Barclay p. 161), 2. —As Christians, bearing his name, having his Spirit, moving in his presence. And whatsoever ye do, etc. “Whatever you do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus“ (v. 17a). 3. And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father by Him. ), supplied from .— . пояснение к 1Кор. Blessings come through Him, and through Him thanks are to be rendered. This is the highest Christian morality, a vivid and practical recognition of Christ in everything said or done...This is a high test. 31. [2] Many expositors however, especially those who read ἐν τῇ χάριτι , translate “in grace,” understanding the article either of the grace of the Spirit (or the grace brought to them at first, Colossians 1:6 ), or of the grace that the Colossians enjoyed. And again the Christian is admonished to be grateful. With this clause, Kypke wrongly connects the previous one, thus—“always in the name of the Lord Jesus giving thanks to God.”. ‘Through Him’ has special significance in this letter for it excludes any intermediaries. DO ALL IN THE NAME OF THE LORD JESUS. We are to glorify God, acknowledge our dependence upon Him, and demonstrate our subjection to His authority, in every facet of our lives. The name Jesus appears in every book of the NT except for 3rd John. 5 # Rom. This approach is vastly different from the legal one that provides a specific command for every situation. Colossians 3:17. (Colossians 3:2-3, NIV) "Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Moreover we are to do all with thanksgiving to God. We have already explained these things, and what goes before, in the Epistle to the Ephesians, where the same things are said almost word for word. This is a high test. KJV Colossians 3:17 Colossians 3:17 KJV (i) 17 And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him. Even what might be considered the most ordinary and mundane things of life, are to be done in a way that brings honor to God (1 Corinthians 10:31). "DO ALL IN THE NAME OF THE LORD JESUS"-"in dependence on the Lord Jesus" (Mof); "as a representative of the Lord Jesus" (Tay); "in the spirit of" (Robertson p. 506), 1. "IN WORD OR IN DEED"-Which teaches us that our "words" are just as important as our deeds (Matthew 12:36-37). The tradesman, as he lifts his tool, is not to say, in Christ"s name I strike; but in the spirit of Him...is he faithfully to finish the labour assigned him, ever feeling himself to be under the "great taskmaster"s eye"....." (p. 250). On the use of ἄν with the present, see Winer, § 42, 3, b, ( β). And whatever you do, whether by speech or action, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. She never appeared on the streets alone, not even to go marketing. The reader will not forget how, at the period of the Reformation, the principles of a licentious liberty were not only received, but to a great extent acted out by the Anabaptists of Munster. "AND"-Indicating that this verse is connected with the previous thoughts. It rather corresponds to בְּשֵׁם, and strictly means-by his authority, or generally, in recognition of it. (Compare the probable similar reading in Colossians 1:3). Men may for the occasion solemnize themselves, and word and act may be in direct homage to Christ, but the season of such necessity passes away, and the sensations it had created lose their hold. They are another means of serving and glorifying God. To speak in His name, or to act in His name, is to speak and act ...by His sanction and with the conviction of His approval. The rule laid down by Kühner is, that a word of special importance is placed at the beginning of a sentence in the nominative, to represent it emphatically as the fundamental subject of the whole sentence, § 508. But it is easy for us because of Him (Hebrews 10:19-22). It is true, as Meyer replies, that no direct polemical tendency is discernible in this section: still there must have been some reason why, in his letters to Asiatic communities, Paul dwells so strongly on this important branch of ethics. This is not something additional to actions done in the name of Christ; but these actions are themselves expressions of thankfulness. Thus the associations of the Sabbath fade during the week, and the emotions of the sanctuary lose themselves in the market-place. 5. And also note that basically the same duties exist in all our relationships, even after we become Christians. Colossians 1:16 - For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether [they be] thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him:. And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. 5. 2. AMP. Colossians Images and Notes. "It is never an ethic on which all the duties are on one side." Colossians 3:17. The Book of Colossians. Observe that the phrase indicates the existence of an undercurrent of thanksgiving that appeared in Colossians 3:15 and reappears in Colossians 3:17. Under both Jewish and Greek laws and custom all the privileges belonged to the husband and all the duties to the wife." In the name of the Lord Jesus. As we study the following human relationships, be impressed that Christianity has placed in every relationship the duty of mutual obligation. In the one case the mind sets a watch upon itself, and speaks and acts under the immediate consciousness of its theme and purpose, but in the other, the heart is so influenced by religious feeling, that without an effort it acknowledges the name of Christ. Note that our approach to the Father is ‘through Him’. N.T. Colossians 3:17 ... Greek Orthodox Church καὶ πᾶν ὅ,τι ἂν ποιῆτε ἐν λόγῳ ἢ ἐν ἔργῳ, πάντα ἐν ὀνόματι Κυρίου Ἰησοῦ, εὐχαριστοῦντες τῷ Θεῷ καὶ πατρὶ δι’ αὐτοῦ. And whatsoever ye do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. is quite similar. This is not something additional to actions done in the name of Christ; but these actions are themselves expressions of thankfulness. People try to make relationships one-sided. A man is not to say, in Christ's name I salute thee, or in Christ's name I buy this article or sell that one, charter this vessel, or engage in that speculation. From her there was demanded complete servitude and chastity; but her husband could go out as much as he chose and could enter into as many relationships outside marriage as he liked without incurring any stigma. Westcott & Hort GNT - Literal Translation Greek & English Colossians 3 > > Interlinear []. "Am I able to thank God the Father for having given me the opportunity to say or do this?". 1 Corinthians 10:21)." Log In/Sign Up World English Bible (WEB) ... Colossians 3:17… Colossians 3:11, NASB: "a renewal in which there is no distinction between Greek and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave and freeman, but Christ is all, and in all." 17. Some take πᾶν, with Flatt and Bähr, in an absolute case, others think it better to regard it as repeated in the plural form πάντα. We are obligated to praise Him in everything we do (1 Peter 1:15). —Making the whole life abound in thanksgiving. Giving thanks to God the Father through hint. It’s a life of thankful worship: ... “in the grace” (or “in His grace”; the Greek definite article may mean “His”). Colossians 3:17 And whatsoever ye do, in word or in deed, {do} all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. 8:13; [Gal. is quite similar. 3:17 And whatever you do, in word or in act, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving praise to God the Father through him. ‘And whatever you do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.’. 5:24] Put to death therefore # Rom. 2 Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. There is an earnest rapidity in the composition which may easily excuse any rhetorical anomaly. (p. 164). . Forgive as the Lord forgave you." The reading is from St. Paul's Letter to the Colossians 3:17-25; 4:1. This verse may be regarded as summing up all the preceding exhortations, or as a third manifestation of the indwelling of the word of Christ, or, better still, as an advance in thought: not only let His word dwell in you, but let your whole conduct find in Him its sphere and motive. . In this section we have the closest parallelism with the Epistle to the Ephesians (Ephesians 5:22 to Ephesians 6:9). 5 He exhorteth to mortification, 10 to put off the old man, and to put on Christ, 12 exhorting to charity, humility, and other several duties. ; and always through Christ, as our only way of approach to him. It is because we genuinely come in His name, through the redemptive work He carried out on our behalf, that we have expectation of a hearing, even for the expressing of gratitude. 6:13 what is earthly in you: # 3:5 Greek therefore your members that are on the earth # See Eph. And whatsoever ye do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. The fourth imperative is implicit in the Greek text, but the translators have supplied it in the English text: "Do.". p. 542). Colossians 3:17, ESV: "And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him." ; words as well as deeds. 7. The following verses apply this truth. The plural πάντα individualizes what has been put collectively under the singular πᾶν. ‘To God the Father’. "GIVING THANKS TO GOD THE FATHER THROUGH HIM"-(Ephesians 5:20). To speak in His name, or to act in His name, is to speak and act not to His honour, but under His sanction and with the conviction of His approval. Colossians 3 3:1 1487 ει If 3767 ουν then 4891 συνηγέρθητε you were raised up together with 3588 τω the 5547 χριστώ Christ, 3588 τα [ 2 the things 507 άνω 3 upward 2212 ζητείτε 1 seek]! Colossians 3:17(AMP) Verse Thoughts This little verse sums up in a nutshell what the Christians life should look like and how the born-again believer should behave moment by moment.. in word and in deed - in mind and in motive. Colossians 3:17 NKJV - And whatever you do in word or deed, do - Bible Gateway. Douay Rheims 2 Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth, 3 for you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. His own homilies supply one form of illustration, for they abound in severest reproofs against the indecencies, luxuries, and immoralities of wedded life, and the picture is evidently taken from the state of manners that prevailed in the Byzantine capital, in which the discourses seem to have been delivered. ), supplied from .—. But the treatment of the first relation is far briefer, having nothing to correspond to the grand and characteristic comparison of marriage to the union between Christ and the Church. ., p285. here the more general exhortation of 1 Corinthians 10:31, “Whether ye eat or drink, or whatever ye do, do all to the glory of God.” This is the first principle of all godly life. 5. From invocation follows the act of blessing God, which supplies us with matter of thanksgiving. —In the relations mentioned, though the rule may properly enough cover our entire conduct. But now, we have a much higher motive and purpose with which to perform such duties. We must let Him live His life through us. Literally, 'And every thing whatsoever ye do ... do all,' etc. 5:6 On account of these the wrath of God is coming. Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. In this contrast we see a basic difference between the New and Old Covenants. Magic charm. 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We should say all words and practice all deeds in harmony with the revelation of Jesus Christ, namely, under His authority and as His followers. Erdman notes, "Paul reaches the climax by one which is of the widest possible applications...Not only hymns of praise but every word spoken and every act performed may be transfigured into real worship of God." It is comparatively easy to engage in religious discourse, but far more difficult to discourse on everything in a religious spirit; comparatively easy to do a professedly Christian act, but far more difficult to do every act in a Christian spirit. John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament, Preacher's Complete Homiletical Commentary, Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament, Greek Testament Critical Exegetical Commentary, Heinrich Meyer's Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament, Johann Albrecht Bengel's Gnomon of the New Testament, Alexander MacLaren's Expositions of Holy Scripture, John Eadie's Commentary on Galatians, Ephesians, Colossians and Philippians, Schaff's Popular Commentary on the New Testament, George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. [Note: Bruce, Commentary on . 17.Whatsoever—In the relations mentioned, though the rule may properly enough cover our entire conduct. The unusual Greek formation ‘to theo patri’ suggests that there is more emphasis on God as ‘abba, Father’, while stressing His Godhead, rather than God as Father of creation. Colossians 3:1- 3:17 3 So if you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Do all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. 6 # See Eph. And such a double-standard still holds true, especially concerning the sexual activities of young men and young women. Neither the Hebrew nor Greek alphabet contain the letter J. Jesus is the English translation. Colossians 3:17 ESV - And whatever you do, in word or deed, - Bible Gateway. Home. Not simply in religious service, but in the business of daily life; not merely in psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, but in the language of friendship and of bargain, of the forum and the fireside; not simply in deeds which, in their very aspect, are a Christian compliance, such as almsgiving, or sacramental communion, but in every act, in solitude and in society, in daily toil, in the occupations of trade, or negotiations of commerce. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use the convenient, Baker Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology, Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Giving thanks to God and the Father by him -, giving thanks to God, and the Father by him, Whatsoever ye do, do all in the name of our Lord Jesus, Giving thanks to God and the Father by him, And every thing whatsoever ye do in word or work, τὰ ἔργα κοσμῆσαι τῇ μνήμῃ τοῦ δεσπότου χριστοῦ, все делайте во имя Господа Иисуса, "The NT does not contain a detailed code of rules for the Christian, like those which were elaborated with ever-increasing particularity in rabbinical casuistry. ., p285. The imperative ποιεῖτε is to be supplied. KJ21. Read verse in King James Version Giving thanks—Making the whole life abound in thanksgiving. ... Colossians 3:17. Colossians 3 - If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. The sexually active male teenager is a "real man" (according to our enlightened society); and the sexually active teenage female is a tramp (according to the same enlightened society). Let all be done for his honour and glory. What the NT does provide is those basic principles of Christian living which may be applied to all the situations of life as they arise (cf. p. 327, says that the phrase corresponds to לְשֵׁם. Many people forget this truth. 5:3, 5 sexual immorality, impurity, # Rom. Colossians 3:17. As for the whole of what you do in word or in act, let every part or separate element of it be done in the name of the Lord Jesus. Letter to the Colossians. Even in the second there is somewhat greater brevity and simplicity. Colossians 3 If, however, YOU were raised up + with the Christ, go on seeking the things above, + where the Christ is seated at the right hand of God. [It will only be necessary to note the few points in which this section differs notably from the parallel passage.]. This infers that every day the Christian encounters something that they need to thank God for. We may have little more than conjecture, yet we know that the apostle penned no paragraph in vain, and that there must have been more than accident in the fact that conjugal duty is not mentioned in the Epistles to Rome, Philippi, and Thessalonica, but is specially dwelt upon in those to Ephesus and Colosse, as also in the Apostle Peter's epistles to churches in the same region. This is the manner in which all is done in the name of the Lord Jesus, namely, by living a life of constant gratitude to God the Father. But what is meant by the phrase—“in the name of”? The Greek Fathers explain it widely- αὐτὸν καλεῖν βοηθόν. Giving thanks to God the Father through hint. This is the highest Christian morality, a vivid and practical recognition of Christ in everything said or done. And whatsoever ye do. But the apostle means, that such ought to be the habitual respect to Christ's authority, such the constant and practical influence of His word within us, that even without reference to Him, or express consultation of Him, all we say and do should be said and done in His spirit, and with the persuasion that He approves. Jerome is farther in error when he renders it-ad honorem, for that would represent εἰς with the accusative. KJV W/ STRONGS BIBLE - COLOSSIANS 3 ... 3:11 Where 3699 there is 1762 5748 neither 3756 Greek 1672 nor 2532 Jew 2453, circumcision 4061 nor 2532 uncircumcision 203, Barbarian 915, Scythian 4658, ... 3:17 And 2532 whatsoever 3748 3956 ye do 302 4160 5725 in … To God’ the Father—Omitting and with the oldest MSS. (p. 161). Augustine: ‘Both in His gifts and in His chastisements, praise Him, who either wins thee by giving, that thou mayest not want, or punishes thee when wandering that thou mayest not perish.’ Such gratitude is ‘through Him,’ since what He is and has done as our Redeemer not only makes us grateful, but gives us a Mediator for the expression of our thanksgiving. Still, the apostle does not inculcate any familiar or fanatical use of Christ's name, it is not to be mixed up with the phrases of colloquial life. In the name—As Christians, bearing his name, having his Spirit, moving in his presence. It is also to be observed, that he teaches that we must give thanks to the Father through Christ, as we obtain through him every good thing that God confers upon us. (Witham). "What would Jesus do?" 1. We have ‘put on the new man’, we wear Christ’s livery, thus all we say and do must in accordance with His will and requirements. ’ : a nominative absolute.— is governed by (not , as Sod. 10:31). COLOSSIANS 3 Parallel KJV and Greek Bible (New Testament) < Previous: Next > KING JAMES VERSION (KJV) 1 If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. (Colossians 3:17, NIV) References The main object of all life, speculative or practical, is declared to be, not our own happiness or perfection, not the good of our fellow-men, but the “glory of God”—the carrying out of His will, and so manifesting His moral attributes. 4 1 “For indeed the day 2 is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant evildoers will be chaff. Barclay notes, "In Greek society a respectable woman lived a life of entire seclusion. It is easy to conceive how a creed of boastful freedom would speedily work its way among slaves. This explains the change to ‘the Lord Jesus’. 3. His behavior should be entirely consistent with Jesus" character.." (O"Brien pp. We have no "private life" that is not under His jurisdiction. Its desire is, not only that God may be glorified, but that “He may be glorified through Jesus Christ” (1 Peter 4:11). ], "name" comprehends everything revealed and known about the person bearing the name. So it may mean that the songs we sing should make us mindful of God’s grace to us in Christ. εὐχαριστοῦντες τῷ θεῷ καὶ πατρὶ δἰ αὐτοῦ—“Giving thanks to God even the Father by Him.” The sentiment is found in Ephesians 5:20, more pointedly and fully expressed, and in almost the same connection. And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. In the name of the Lord Jesus - as disciples called by His name as His; seeking so to act as to gain His approval (Romans 14:8; 1 Corinthians 10:31; 2 Corinthians 5:15; 1 Peter 4:11 : cf. In every relationship we have, God can be glorified, His will can be served, if we act in submission to His directives. ASV. Paul wants us to take seriously that it is Christ Who lives through us. (Eadie p. 249), 2. The third is dwelt upon with marked coincidence of language, and at least equal emphasis. 1. If we spent more time being thankful our spiritual lives would blossom. The "name" comprehends everything revealed and known about the person bearing the name. Meyer takes the whole clause, as far as ἔργῳ, as an absolute nominative. It does all “in the name of Christ,” that is, as conformed to His image, and so being His representative; it looks up thankfully to God our Father, but it is through Him, “having our sonship by adoption” through His all-sufficient mediation. 4. Colossians 3:17 And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him. Christianity has improved all human relationships. The Expositor's Greek Testament. Brethren, whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. The apostle has just spoken of formal religious service, and surely it is to be done in the name of the Lord Jesus. The Greek text is very unusual here, reading, “to God Father” (to theō patri; τῷ θεῷ πατρὶ), which most modern versions translate as “to God the Father,” but it could be loosely translated as “to God who is our Father” (Bratcher and Nida; A Translator’s Handbook on Paul’s Letters to the Colossians … Barclay also notes, "The whole direction of the Christian ethic is not to ask: "What do others owe to me?" 3. Codes of rules, as Paul explains elsewhere (e.g, in, [Note: Bruce, Commentary on . This verse covers all other thoughts and actions. See 1 Corinthians x. Col 3:17 - And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. In this contrast we see a basic difference between the New and Old Covenants. Once more we trace here the special and emphatic purpose of the Epistle. Honor God with your whole life! Darby's English Translation 3:17 And everything, whatever ye may do in word or in deed, do all things in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father by him. (Barclay p. 161), 2. —As Christians, bearing his name, having his Spirit, moving in his presence. And whatsoever ye do, etc. “Whatever you do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus“ (v. 17a). 3. And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father by Him. ), supplied from .— . пояснение к 1Кор. Blessings come through Him, and through Him thanks are to be rendered. This is the highest Christian morality, a vivid and practical recognition of Christ in everything said or done...This is a high test. 31. [2] Many expositors however, especially those who read ἐν τῇ χάριτι , translate “in grace,” understanding the article either of the grace of the Spirit (or the grace brought to them at first, Colossians 1:6 ), or of the grace that the Colossians enjoyed. And again the Christian is admonished to be grateful. With this clause, Kypke wrongly connects the previous one, thus—“always in the name of the Lord Jesus giving thanks to God.”. ‘Through Him’ has special significance in this letter for it excludes any intermediaries. DO ALL IN THE NAME OF THE LORD JESUS. We are to glorify God, acknowledge our dependence upon Him, and demonstrate our subjection to His authority, in every facet of our lives. The name Jesus appears in every book of the NT except for 3rd John. 5 # Rom. This approach is vastly different from the legal one that provides a specific command for every situation. Colossians 3:17. (Colossians 3:2-3, NIV) "Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Moreover we are to do all with thanksgiving to God. We have already explained these things, and what goes before, in the Epistle to the Ephesians, where the same things are said almost word for word. This is a high test. KJV Colossians 3:17 Colossians 3:17 KJV (i) 17 And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him. Even what might be considered the most ordinary and mundane things of life, are to be done in a way that brings honor to God (1 Corinthians 10:31). "DO ALL IN THE NAME OF THE LORD JESUS"-"in dependence on the Lord Jesus" (Mof); "as a representative of the Lord Jesus" (Tay); "in the spirit of" (Robertson p. 506), 1. "IN WORD OR IN DEED"-Which teaches us that our "words" are just as important as our deeds (Matthew 12:36-37). The tradesman, as he lifts his tool, is not to say, in Christ"s name I strike; but in the spirit of Him...is he faithfully to finish the labour assigned him, ever feeling himself to be under the "great taskmaster"s eye"....." (p. 250). On the use of ἄν with the present, see Winer, § 42, 3, b, ( β). And whatever you do, whether by speech or action, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. She never appeared on the streets alone, not even to go marketing. The reader will not forget how, at the period of the Reformation, the principles of a licentious liberty were not only received, but to a great extent acted out by the Anabaptists of Munster. "AND"-Indicating that this verse is connected with the previous thoughts. It rather corresponds to בְּשֵׁם, and strictly means-by his authority, or generally, in recognition of it. (Compare the probable similar reading in Colossians 1:3). Men may for the occasion solemnize themselves, and word and act may be in direct homage to Christ, but the season of such necessity passes away, and the sensations it had created lose their hold. They are another means of serving and glorifying God. To speak in His name, or to act in His name, is to speak and act ...by His sanction and with the conviction of His approval. The rule laid down by Kühner is, that a word of special importance is placed at the beginning of a sentence in the nominative, to represent it emphatically as the fundamental subject of the whole sentence, § 508. But it is easy for us because of Him (Hebrews 10:19-22). It is true, as Meyer replies, that no direct polemical tendency is discernible in this section: still there must have been some reason why, in his letters to Asiatic communities, Paul dwells so strongly on this important branch of ethics. This is not something additional to actions done in the name of Christ; but these actions are themselves expressions of thankfulness. Thus the associations of the Sabbath fade during the week, and the emotions of the sanctuary lose themselves in the market-place. 5. And also note that basically the same duties exist in all our relationships, even after we become Christians. Colossians 1:16 - For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether [they be] thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him:. And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. 5. 2. AMP. Colossians Images and Notes. "It is never an ethic on which all the duties are on one side." Colossians 3:17. The Book of Colossians. Observe that the phrase indicates the existence of an undercurrent of thanksgiving that appeared in Colossians 3:15 and reappears in Colossians 3:17. Under both Jewish and Greek laws and custom all the privileges belonged to the husband and all the duties to the wife." In the name of the Lord Jesus. As we study the following human relationships, be impressed that Christianity has placed in every relationship the duty of mutual obligation. In the one case the mind sets a watch upon itself, and speaks and acts under the immediate consciousness of its theme and purpose, but in the other, the heart is so influenced by religious feeling, that without an effort it acknowledges the name of Christ. Note that our approach to the Father is ‘through Him’. N.T. Colossians 3:17 ... Greek Orthodox Church καὶ πᾶν ὅ,τι ἂν ποιῆτε ἐν λόγῳ ἢ ἐν ἔργῳ, πάντα ἐν ὀνόματι Κυρίου Ἰησοῦ, εὐχαριστοῦντες τῷ Θεῷ καὶ πατρὶ δι’ αὐτοῦ. And whatsoever ye do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. is quite similar. This is not something additional to actions done in the name of Christ; but these actions are themselves expressions of thankfulness. People try to make relationships one-sided. A man is not to say, in Christ's name I salute thee, or in Christ's name I buy this article or sell that one, charter this vessel, or engage in that speculation. From her there was demanded complete servitude and chastity; but her husband could go out as much as he chose and could enter into as many relationships outside marriage as he liked without incurring any stigma. Westcott & Hort GNT - Literal Translation Greek & English Colossians 3 > > Interlinear []. "Am I able to thank God the Father for having given me the opportunity to say or do this?". 1 Corinthians 10:21)." Log In/Sign Up World English Bible (WEB) ... Colossians 3:17… Colossians 3:11, NASB: "a renewal in which there is no distinction between Greek and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave and freeman, but Christ is all, and in all." 17. Some take πᾶν, with Flatt and Bähr, in an absolute case, others think it better to regard it as repeated in the plural form πάντα. We are obligated to praise Him in everything we do (1 Peter 1:15). —Making the whole life abound in thanksgiving. Giving thanks to God the Father through hint. It’s a life of thankful worship: ... “in the grace” (or “in His grace”; the Greek definite article may mean “His”). Colossians 3:17 And whatsoever ye do, in word or in deed, {do} all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. 8:13; [Gal. is quite similar. 3:17 And whatever you do, in word or in act, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving praise to God the Father through him. ‘And whatever you do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.’. 5:24] Put to death therefore # Rom. 2 Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. There is an earnest rapidity in the composition which may easily excuse any rhetorical anomaly. (p. 164). . Forgive as the Lord forgave you." The reading is from St. Paul's Letter to the Colossians 3:17-25; 4:1. This verse may be regarded as summing up all the preceding exhortations, or as a third manifestation of the indwelling of the word of Christ, or, better still, as an advance in thought: not only let His word dwell in you, but let your whole conduct find in Him its sphere and motive. . In this section we have the closest parallelism with the Epistle to the Ephesians (Ephesians 5:22 to Ephesians 6:9). 5 He exhorteth to mortification, 10 to put off the old man, and to put on Christ, 12 exhorting to charity, humility, and other several duties. ; and always through Christ, as our only way of approach to him. It is because we genuinely come in His name, through the redemptive work He carried out on our behalf, that we have expectation of a hearing, even for the expressing of gratitude. 6:13 what is earthly in you: # 3:5 Greek therefore your members that are on the earth # See Eph. And whatsoever ye do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. The fourth imperative is implicit in the Greek text, but the translators have supplied it in the English text: "Do.". p. 542). Colossians 3:17, ESV: "And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him." ; words as well as deeds. 7. The following verses apply this truth. The plural πάντα individualizes what has been put collectively under the singular πᾶν. ‘To God the Father’. "GIVING THANKS TO GOD THE FATHER THROUGH HIM"-(Ephesians 5:20). To speak in His name, or to act in His name, is to speak and act not to His honour, but under His sanction and with the conviction of His approval. Colossians 3 3:1 1487 ει If 3767 ουν then 4891 συνηγέρθητε you were raised up together with 3588 τω the 5547 χριστώ Christ, 3588 τα [ 2 the things 507 άνω 3 upward 2212 ζητείτε 1 seek]! Colossians 3:17(AMP) Verse Thoughts This little verse sums up in a nutshell what the Christians life should look like and how the born-again believer should behave moment by moment.. in word and in deed - in mind and in motive. Colossians 3:17 NKJV - And whatever you do in word or deed, do - Bible Gateway. Douay Rheims 2 Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth, 3 for you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. His own homilies supply one form of illustration, for they abound in severest reproofs against the indecencies, luxuries, and immoralities of wedded life, and the picture is evidently taken from the state of manners that prevailed in the Byzantine capital, in which the discourses seem to have been delivered. ), supplied from .—. But the treatment of the first relation is far briefer, having nothing to correspond to the grand and characteristic comparison of marriage to the union between Christ and the Church. ., p285. here the more general exhortation of 1 Corinthians 10:31, “Whether ye eat or drink, or whatever ye do, do all to the glory of God.” This is the first principle of all godly life. 5. From invocation follows the act of blessing God, which supplies us with matter of thanksgiving. —In the relations mentioned, though the rule may properly enough cover our entire conduct. But now, we have a much higher motive and purpose with which to perform such duties. We must let Him live His life through us. Literally, 'And every thing whatsoever ye do ... do all,' etc. 5:6 On account of these the wrath of God is coming. Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. In this contrast we see a basic difference between the New and Old Covenants. Magic charm. 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