New King James Version
26 (A)the [a]mystery which has been hidden from ages and from generations, (B)but now has been revealed to His saints. 27 (C)To them God willed to make known what are (D)the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles: [b]which is (E)Christ in you, (F)the hope of glory. 28 Him we preach, (G)warning every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, (H)that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus. 29 To this end I also labor, striving according to His working which works in me (I)mightily.Read full chapter
New American Standard Bible
26 that is, (A)the mystery which had been hidden from the past ages and generations, but now has been revealed to His [a]saints, 27 to whom (B)God willed to make known what (C)the wealth of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles is, the mystery that is (D)Christ in you, the (E)hope of glory. 28 We proclaim Him, (F)admonishing every person and teaching every person [b]with all (G)wisdom, so that we may (H)present every person [c](I)complete in Christ. 29 For this purpose I also (J)labor, (K)striving (L)according to His [d]power which [e]works mightily within me.Read full chapter
26 that is, [a]the mystery which was hidden [from angels and mankind] for ages and generations, but has now been revealed to His saints (God’s people). 27 God [in His eternal plan] chose to make known to them how great for the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ in and among you, the hope and guarantee of [realizing the] glory. 28 We proclaim Him, warning and instructing everyone in all wisdom [that is, with comprehensive insight into the word and purposes of God], so that we may present every person complete in Christ [mature, fully trained, and perfect in Him—the Anointed]. 29 For this I labor [often to the point of exhaustion], striving with His power and energy, which so greatly works within me.Read full chapter
- Colossians 1:26 I.e. that believing Gentiles would be united with believing Jews into one body of believers.
New International Version
26 the mystery(A) that has been kept hidden for ages and generations, but is now disclosed to the Lord’s people. 27 To them God has chosen to make known(B) among the Gentiles the glorious riches(C) of this mystery, which is Christ in you,(D) the hope of glory.
28 He is the one we proclaim, admonishing(E) and teaching everyone with all wisdom,(F) so that we may present everyone fully mature(G) in Christ. 29 To this end I strenuously(H) contend(I) with all the energy Christ so powerfully works in me.(J)
King James Version
26 Even the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints:
27 To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:
28 Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus:
29 Whereunto I also labour, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily.Read full chapter