Colossians 1:29

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers

King James Version

Whereunto I also labour, striving according to His working, which worketh in me mightily.
New King James Version

To this end I also labor, striving according to His working which works in me mightily.
New American Standard Bible

And for this purpose also I labor, striving according to His power (working), which mightily (in power) works within me.
New International Version

To this end I labor, struggling with all His energy, which so powerfully works in me.
The Amplified Bible

For this I labor [unto weariness], striving with all the superhuman energy which He so mightily enkindles and works within me.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

to which end also I am constantly laboring to the point of exhaustion, engaging in a contest which I am controlled by His energy which operates in me in power.
Phillips’ Modern English

This is what I am working and struggling at, with all the strength that God puts into me.
Williams’ Language of the People

For this I am toiling and struggling by His active energy which is mightily working in me.
Col. 1:28 π Col. 2:1
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See Also:

Writings on the Paidion Books Site
That Reference This Scripture

  1. Co-Operation With God Does Not Mean Automatic Working; War On the Saints - Jesse Penn-Lewis Paul’s “I labour” did not mean that hands and feet and mind worked automatically in response to a Divine energizing, as the engine works in response to the steam, but rather “as I labour, God's power and energy energizes me in the acting.”

  2. Known - Neil Girrard What is the importance of our being known in the mind of God before the worlds were created? More than you might think.

  3. One Hundred and Seven Theses - Steve Camp Christianity today is increasingly dominated by the spirit of this age rather than the Spirit of Christ. We call ourselves to repent of this sin and to recover the historic Christian faith in the arts again.

  4. Our Duty - Neil Girrard A word study on strife and striving that reveals what God expects of us - contains some surprising answers!

  5. The Paradigm Shift - Neil Girrard A response to some of Steve Camp’s 107 Theses addressing the issues of what it really means to be the church.
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