Colossians 3:12-17


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Breakdown in the Greek/Hebrew

Colossians 3:12 Put on therefore as the elect (chosen) of God holy and beloved bowels of mercies (pity, compassion, favor, grace) kindness (goodness, uprightness, gentleness.) humbleness of mind ((“humility”) means living in complete dependence on the Lord, i.e. with no reliance on self (the flesh) meekness (gentleness, mildness) longsuffering (patience, forbearance, slowness in avenging wrongs) 13 Forbearing (to sustain, to bear (with equanimity), to bear with, endure) one another and forgiving one another if any man have a quarrel against any even as __ Christ forgave you “>so also do ye 14 And above all these things put on charity (love, benevolence, good will, esteem) which is the bond of perfectness 15 And let the peace of God rule in your hearts to the which also ye are called in one body and be ye thankful 16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom teaching and admonishing (warn, counsel, exhort) one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord 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


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