Colossians 1:24

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers
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Colossians 1 - Greek/English/Strong’s Interlinear

King James Version

Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for His body’s sake, which is the ekklesia:
New King James Version

I now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up in my flesh what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ, for the sake of His body, which is the ekklesia,
New American Standard Bible

Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I do (representatively) my share on behalf of His body (which is the ekklesia) in filling up that which is lacking in Christ’s afflictions.
New International Version

Now I rejoice in what was suffered for you, and I fill up in my flesh what is still lacking in regard to Christ’s afflictions, for the sake of His body, which is the ekklesia.
The Amplified Bible

[Even] now I rejoice in the midst of my sufferings on your behalf. And in my own person I am making up whatever is still lacking and remains to be completed [on our part] of Christ’s afflictions, for the sake of His body, which is the ekklesia.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

I now am rejoicing in my sufferings on your behalf, and on my part am filling up the things lacking of the afflictions of the Christ in my flesh for the sake of His Body which is the Ekklesia,
Phillips’ Modern English

yet I am glad, because it gives me a chance to contribute my own sufferings something to the uncompleted pains which Christ suffers on behalf of His Body, the Ekklesia.
Williams’ Language of the People

I am now glad to be suffering for you, and in my own person I am filling in what is lacking in Christ’s sufferings for His body, that is, the ekklesia.
KJV with Strong’s Numbers

Who 3739 now 3568 rejoice 5463 in 1722 my 3450 sufferings 3804 for 5228 you, 5216 and 2532 fill up 466 that which is behind 5303 of the 3588 afflictions 2347 of Christ 5547 in 1722 my 3450 flesh 4561 for His 846 body’s 4983 sake, 5228 which is 3603 the 3588 ekklesia: 1577
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  2. Ekklesia - A Word Study - Neil Girrard Reading the Scriptures with the word “church” in them has done centuries of damage to the body of Christ. A simple reading of these Scriptures with the Greek word “ekklesia” re-inserted can be a real eye-opener.

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