Col. 2:2 KJV (With Strong’s)

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That
hina (Greek #2443)
in order that (denoting the purpose or the result)
KJV usage: albeit, because, to the intent (that), lest, so as, (so) that, (for) to. Compare 3363.
Pronounce: hin'-ah
Origin: probably from the same as the former part of 1438 (through the demonstrative idea; compare 3588)
their
autos (Greek #846)
the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative 1438) of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
KJV usage: her, it(-self), one, the other, (mine) own, said, (self-), the) same, ((him-, my-, thy- )self, (your-)selves, she, that, their(-s), them(-selves), there(-at, - by, -in, -into, -of, -on, -with), they, (these) things, this (man), those, together, very, which. Compare 848.
Pronounce: ow-tos'
Origin: from the particle αὖ (perhaps akin to the base of 109 through the idea of a baffling wind) (backward)
hearts
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
kardia (Greek #2588)
the heart, i.e. (figuratively) the thoughts or feelings (mind); also (by analogy) the middle
KJV usage: (+ broken-)heart(-ed).
Pronounce: kar-dee'-ah
Origin: prolonged from a primary κάρ (Latin cor, "heart")
might be comforted
parakaleo (Greek #3870)
to call near, i.e. invite, invoke (by imploration, hortation or consolation)
KJV usage: beseech, call for, (be of good) comfort, desire, (give) exhort(-ation), intreat, pray.
Pronounce: par-ak-al-eh'-o
Origin: from 3844 and 2564
, being knit together
sumbibazo (Greek #4822)
to drive together, i.e. unite (in association or affection), (mentally) to infer, show, teach
KJV usage: compact, assuredly gather, intrust, knit together, prove.
Pronounce: soom-bib-ad'-zo
Origin: from 4862 and βιβάζω (to force; causative (by reduplication) of the base of 939)
in
en (Greek #1722)
"in," at, (up-)on, by, etc.
KJV usage: about, after, against, + almost, X altogether, among, X as, at, before, between, (here-)by (+ all means), for (... sake of), + give self wholly to, (here-)in(-to, -wardly), X mightily, (because) of, (up-)on, (open-)ly, X outwardly, one, X quickly, X shortly, (speedi-)ly, X that, X there(-in, -on), through(-out), (un-)to(-ward), under, when, where(-with), while, with(-in). Often used in compounds, with substantially the same import; rarely with verbs of motion, and then not to indicate direction, except (elliptically) by a separate (and different) preposition.
Pronounce: en
Origin: a primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), i.e. a relation of rest (intermediate between 1519 and 1537)
love
agape (Greek #26)
love, i.e. affection or benevolence; specially (plural) a love-feast
KJV usage: (feast of) charity(-ably), dear, love.
Pronounce: ag-ah'-pay
Origin: from 25
s, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
unto
eis (Greek #1519)
to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases
KJV usage: (abundant-)ly, against, among, as, at, (back-)ward, before, by, concerning, + continual, + far more exceeding, for (intent, purpose), fore, + forth, in (among, at, unto, -so much that, -to), to the intent that, + of one mind, + never, of, (up-)on, + perish, + set at one again, (so) that, therefore(-unto), throughout, til, to (be, the end, -ward), (here-)until(-to), ...ward, (where-)fore, with. Often used in composition with the same general import, but only with verbs (etc.) expressing motion (literally or figuratively).
Pronounce: ice
Origin: a primary preposition
all
pas (Greek #3956)
apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole
KJV usage: all (manner of, means), alway(-s), any (one), X daily, + ever, every (one, way), as many as, + no(-thing), X thoroughly, whatsoever, whole, whosoever.
Pronounce: pas
Origin: including all the forms of declension
riches
ploutos (Greek #4149)
wealth (as fulness), i.e. (literally) money, possessions, or (figuratively) abundance, richness, (specially), valuable bestowment
KJV usage: riches.
Pronounce: ploo'-tos
Origin: from the base of 4130
of the fullt assurance
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
plerophoria (Greek #4136)
entire confidence
KJV usage: (full) assurance.
Pronounce: play-rof-or-ee'-ah
Origin: from 4135
of understanding
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
sunesis (Greek #4907)
a mental putting together, i.e. intelligence or (concretely) the intellect
KJV usage: knowledge, understanding.
Pronounce: soon'-es-is
Origin: from 4920
, to
eis (Greek #1519)
to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases
KJV usage: (abundant-)ly, against, among, as, at, (back-)ward, before, by, concerning, + continual, + far more exceeding, for (intent, purpose), fore, + forth, in (among, at, unto, -so much that, -to), to the intent that, + of one mind, + never, of, (up-)on, + perish, + set at one again, (so) that, therefore(-unto), throughout, til, to (be, the end, -ward), (here-)until(-to), ...ward, (where-)fore, with. Often used in composition with the same general import, but only with verbs (etc.) expressing motion (literally or figuratively).
Pronounce: ice
Origin: a primary preposition
the acknowledgement
epignosis (Greek #1922)
recognition, i.e. (by implication) full discernment, acknowledgement
KJV usage: (ac-)knowledge(-ing, - ment).
Pronounce: ep-ig'-no-sis
Origin: from 1921
of the mystery
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
musterion (Greek #3466)
a secret or "mystery" (through the idea of silence imposed by initiation into religious rites)
KJV usage: mystery.
Pronounce: moos-tay'-ree-on
Origin: from a derivative of μύω (to shut the mouth)
v of God
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
theos (Greek #2316)
a deity, especially (with 3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very
KJV usage: X exceeding, God, god(-ly, -ward).
Pronounce: theh'-os
Origin: of uncertain affinity
, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
of the Father
pater (Greek #3962)
a "father" (literally or figuratively, near or more remote)
KJV usage: father, parent.
Pronounce: pat-ayr'
Origin: apparently a primary word
, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
of Christ
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
Christos (Greek #5547)
anointed, i.e. the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus
KJV usage: Christ.
Pronounce: khris-tos'
Origin: from 5548
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Col. 4:8• 8whom I have sent to you for this very purpose, that he might know your state, and that he might encourage your hearts: (Col. 4:8)
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Isa. 40:1• 1Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God. (Isa. 40:1)
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Rom. 15:13• 13Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that ye should abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. (Rom. 15:13)
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2 Cor. 1:4‑6• 4who encourages us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to encourage those who are in any tribulation whatever, through the encouragement with which we ourselves are encouraged of God.
5Because, even as the sufferings of the Christ abound towards us, so through the Christ does our encouragement also abound.
6But whether we are in tribulation, it is for your encouragement and salvation, wrought in the endurance of the same sufferings which *we* also suffer,
(2 Cor. 1:4‑6)
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1 Thess. 3:2• 2and sent Timotheus, our brother and fellow-workman under God in the glad tidings of Christ, to confirm you and encourage you concerning your faith, (1 Thess. 3:2)
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1 Thess. 5:14• 14But we exhort you, brethren, admonish the disorderly, comfort the faint hearted, sustain the weak, be patient towards all. (1 Thess. 5:14)
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2 Thess. 2:16‑17• 16But our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and our God and Father, who has loved us, and given us eternal consolation and good hope by grace,
17encourage your hearts, and establish you in every good work and word.
(2 Thess. 2:16‑17)
being.
all.
of the full.
understanding.
John 6:69• 69and we have believed and known that thou art the holy one of God. (John 6:69)
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John 17:3• 3And this is the eternal life, that they should know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou hast sent. (John 17:3)
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Rom. 16:25• 25Now to him that is able to establish you, according to my glad tidings and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, as to which silence has been kept in the times of the ages, (Rom. 16:25)
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1 Cor. 2:12• 12But *we* have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit which is of God, that we may know the things which have been freely given to us of God: (1 Cor. 2:12)
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Eph. 1:17‑19• 17that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, would give you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the full knowledge of him,
18being enlightened in the eyes of your heart, so that ye should know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,
19and what the surpassing greatness of his power towards us who believe, according to the working of the might of his strength,
(Eph. 1:17‑19)
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Eph. 3:9‑10• 9and to enlighten all with the knowledge of what is the administration of the mystery hidden throughout the ages in God, who has created all things,
10in order that now to the principalities and authorities in the heavenlies might be made known through the assembly the all-various wisdom of God,
(Eph. 3:9‑10)
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Phil. 3:8• 8But surely I count also all things to be loss on account of the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, on account of whom I have suffered the loss of all, and count them to be filth, that I may gain Christ; (Phil. 3:8)
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2 Peter 1:3• 3As his divine power has given to us all things which relate to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that has called us by glory and virtue, (2 Peter 1:3)
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2 Peter 3:18• 18but grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen. (2 Peter 3:18)
to the.
of the Father.
Col. 1:15‑17• 15who is image of the invisible God, firstborn of all creation;
16because by him were created all things, the things in the heavens and the things upon the earth, the visible and the invisible, whether thrones, or lordships, or principalities, or authorities: all things have been created by him and for him.
17And *he* is before all, and all things subsist together by him.
(Col. 1:15‑17)
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Isa. 53:11• 11He shall see of the fruit of the travail of his soul, and shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant instruct many in righteousness; and *he* shall bear their iniquities. (Isa. 53:11)
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Jer. 9:24• 24but let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am Jehovah, who exercise loving-kindness, judgment, and righteousness in the earth; for in these things I delight, saith Jehovah. (Jer. 9:24)
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Matt. 11:25,27• 25At that time, Jesus answering said, I praise thee, Father, Lord of the heaven and of the earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to babes.
27All things have been delivered to me by my Father, and no one knows the Son but the Father, nor does any one know the Father, but the Son, and he to whom the Son may be pleased to reveal him.
(Matt. 11:25,27)
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Luke 10:21‑22• 21In the same hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit and said, I praise thee, Father, Lord of the heaven and of the earth, that thou hast hid these things from wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to babes: yea, Father, for thus has it been well-pleasing in thy sight.
22All things have been delivered to me by my Father, and no one knows who the Son is but the Father, and who the Father is but the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son is pleased to reveal him.
(Luke 10:21‑22)
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John 1:1‑3• 1In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
2*He* was in the beginning with God.
3All things received being through him, and without him not one thing received being which has received being.
(John 1:1‑3)
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John 5:17,23• 17But Jesus answered them, My Father worketh hitherto and I work.
23that all may honour the Son, even as they honour the Father. He who honours not the Son, honours not the Father who has sent him.
(John 5:17,23)
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John 10:30,38• 30I and the Father are one.
38but if I do, even if ye believe not me, believe the works, that ye may know and believe that the Father is in me and I in him.
(John 10:30,38)
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John 14:9‑11• 9Jesus says to him, Am I so long a time with you, and thou hast not known me, Philip? He that has seen me has seen the Father; and how sayest thou, Shew us the Father?
10Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and that the Father is in me? The words which I speak to you I do not speak from myself; but the Father who abides in me, he does the works.
11Believe *me* that I am in the Father and the Father in me; but if not, believe me for the works' sake themselves.
(John 14:9‑11)
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John 16:15• 15All things that the Father has are mine; on account of this I have said that he receives of mine and shall announce it to you. (John 16:15)
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John 17:21‑23• 21that they may be all one, as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us, that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.
22And the glory which thou hast given me I have given them, that they may be one, as we are one;
23I in them and thou in me, that they may be perfected into one and that the world may know that thou hast sent me, and that thou hast loved them as thou hast loved me.
(John 17:21‑23)
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1 Tim. 3:16• 16And confessedly the mystery of piety is great. God has been manifested in flesh, has been justified in the Spirit, has appeared to angels, has been preached among the nations, has been believed on in the world, has been received up in glory. (1 Tim. 3:16)
 He labored, he wrestled in prayer-for it is indeed a conflict-in order that the full sense of this union with the glorious Head might be wrought in their hearts, so that the Christ on high should be in them by faith. (Colossians 2 by J.N. Darby)
 Being “knit together in love” was a matter of their “hearts” being lifted up in the Lord, and having “the full assurance of understanding” of the Mystery was a matter of their minds being instructed in the truth. (The Glories of the Son in Whom We Have Redemption by B. Anstey)

J. N. Darby Translation

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to the end that their hearts may be encouraged, being united together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the full knowledge of the mystery of God;

W. Kelly Translation

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that their hearts may be comforted, being knit together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding unto full knowledge of the mystery of God1,

WK Translation Notes

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God ^: [See note to Col. 2:3]