Col. 3:1 KJV (With Strong’s)

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esti (Greek #2076)
he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are
KJV usage: are, be(-long), call, X can(-not), come, consisteth, X dure for a while, + follow, X have, (that) is (to say), make, meaneth, X must needs, + profit, + remaineth, + wrestle.
Pronounce: es-tee'
Origin: third person singular present indicative of 1510
If
ei (Greek #1487)
if, whether, that, etc.
KJV usage: forasmuch as, if, that, (al-)though, whether. Often used in connection or composition with other particles, especially as in 1489, 1490, 1499, 1508, 1509, 1512, 1513, 1536, 1537. See also 1437.
Pronounce: i
Origin: a primary particle of conditionality
ye
sunegeiro (Greek #4891)
to rouse (from death) in company with, i.e. (figuratively) to revivify (spirtually) in resemblance to
KJV usage: raise up together, rise with.
Pronounce: soon-eg-i'-ro
Origin: from 4862 and 1453
then
oun (Greek #3767)
(adverbially) certainly, or (conjunctionally) accordingly
KJV usage: and (so, truly), but, now (then), so (likewise then), then, therefore, verily, wherefore.
Pronounce: oon
Origin: apparently a primary word
be riseng with
sunegeiro (Greek #4891)
to rouse (from death) in company with, i.e. (figuratively) to revivify (spirtually) in resemblance to
KJV usage: raise up together, rise with.
Pronounce: soon-eg-i'-ro
Origin: from 4862 and 1453
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
, seek
zeteo (Greek #2212)
to seek (literally or figuratively); specially, (by Hebraism) to worship (God), or (in a bad sense) to plot (against life)
KJV usage: be (go) about, desire, endeavour, enquire (for), require, (X will) seek (after, for, means). Compare 4441.
Pronounce: dzay-teh'-o
Origin: of uncertain affinity
those things which are
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
above
ano (Greek #507)
upward or on the top
KJV usage: above, brim, high, up.
Pronounce: an'-o
Origin: adverb from 473
, where
hou (Greek #3757)
at which place, i.e. where
KJV usage: where(-in), whither(-soever).
Pronounce: hoo
Origin: genitive case of 3739 as adverb
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
h sitteth
kathemai (Greek #2521)
and ἧμαι (to sit; akin to the base of 1476); to sit down; figuratively, to remain, reside
KJV usage: dwell, sit (by, down).
Pronounce: kath'-ay-mahee
Origin: from 2596
on
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)
the right hand
dexios (Greek #1188)
the right side or (feminine) hand (as that which usually takes)
KJV usage: right (hand, side).
Pronounce: dex-ee-os'
Origin: from 1209
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
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Cross References

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Ministry on This Verse

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1-4:  He shows where we should seek Christ.
5-9:  He exhorts to mortification;
10-11:  to put off the old man, and put on Christ;
12-25:  exhorting to charity, humility, and other several duties.
risen.
Col. 2:12‑13,20• 12buried with him in baptism, in which ye have been also raised with him through faith of the working of God who raised him from among the dead.
13And you, being dead in offences and in the uncircumcision of your flesh, he has quickened together with him, having forgiven us all the offences;
20If ye have died with Christ from the elements of the world, why as if alive in the world do ye subject yourselves to ordinances?
(Col. 2:12‑13,20)
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Rom. 6:4‑5,9‑11• 4We have been buried therefore with him by baptism unto death, in order that, even as Christ has been raised up from among the dead by the glory of the Father, so *we* also should walk in newness of life.
5For if we are become identified with him in the likeness of his death, so also we shall be of his resurrection;
9knowing that Christ having been raised up from among the dead dies no more: death has dominion over him no more.
10For in that he has died, he has died to sin once for all; but in that he lives, he lives to God.
11So also *ye*, reckon yourselves dead to sin and alive to God in Christ Jesus.
(Rom. 6:4‑5,9‑11)
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Gal. 2:19‑20• 19For *I*, through law, have died to law, that I may live to God.
20I am crucified with Christ, and no longer live, *I*, but Christ lives in me; but in that I now live in flesh, I live by faith, the faith of the Son of God, who has loved me and given himself for me.
(Gal. 2:19‑20)
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Eph. 1:19‑20• 19and what the surpassing greatness of his power towards us who believe, according to the working of the might of his strength,
20in which he wrought in the Christ in raising him from among the dead, and he set him down at his right hand in the heavenlies,
(Eph. 1:19‑20)
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Eph. 2:5‑6• 5(we too being dead in offences,) has quickened us with the Christ, (ye are saved by grace,)
6and has raised us up together, and has made us sit down together in the heavenlies in Christ Jesus,
(Eph. 2:5‑6)
seek.
Col. 3:2• 2have your mind on the things that are above, not on the things that are on the earth; (Col. 3:2)
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Psa. 16:11• 11Thou wilt make known to me the path of life: thy countenance is fulness of joy; at thy right hand are pleasures for evermore. (Psa. 16:11)
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Psa. 17:14‑15• 14From men who are thy hand, O Jehovah, from men of this age: their portion is in this life, and their belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure; they have their fill of sons, and leave the rest of their substance to their children.
15As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness; I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.
(Psa. 17:14‑15)
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Psa. 73:25‑26• 25Whom have I in the heavens? and there is none upon earth I desire beside thee.
26My flesh and my heart faileth: God is the rock of my heart and my portion for ever.
(Psa. 73:25‑26)
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Prov. 15:24• 24The path of life is upwards for the wise, that he may depart from Sheol beneath. (Prov. 15:24)
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Matt. 6:20,33• 20but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust spoils, and where thieves do not dig through nor steal;
33But seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you.
(Matt. 6:20,33)
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Luke 12:33• 33Sell what ye possess and give alms; make to yourselves purses which do not grow old, a treasure which does not fail in the heavens, where thief does not draw near nor moth destroy. (Luke 12:33)
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Rom. 8:6• 6For the mind of the flesh is death; but the mind of the Spirit life and peace. (Rom. 8:6)
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2 Cor. 4:18• 18while we look not at the things that are seen, but at the things that are not seen; for the things that are seen are for a time, but those that are not seen eternal. (2 Cor. 4:18)
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Phil. 3:20‑21• 20for *our* commonwealth has its existence in the heavens, from which also we await the Lord Jesus Christ as Saviour,
21who shall transform our body of humiliation into conformity to his body of glory, according to the working of the power which he has even to subdue all things to himself.
(Phil. 3:20‑21)
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Heb. 11:13‑16• 13All these died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them from afar off and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and sojourners on the earth.
14For they who say such things shew clearly that they seek their country.
15And if they had called to mind that from whence they went out, they had had opportunity to have returned;
16but now they seek a better, that is, a heavenly; wherefore God is not ashamed of them, to be called their God; for he has prepared for them a city.
(Heb. 11:13‑16)
where.
Psa. 110:1• 1Psalm of David. Jehovah said unto my Lord, Sit at my right hand, until I put thine enemies as footstool of thy feet. (Psa. 110:1)
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Matt. 22:44• 44The Lord said to my Lord, Sit on my right hand until I put thine enemies under thy feet? (Matt. 22:44)
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Matt. 26:64• 64Jesus says to him, *Thou* hast said. Moreover, I say to you, From henceforth ye shall see the Son of man sitting at the right hand of power, and coming on the clouds of heaven. (Matt. 26:64)
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Mark 12:36• 36for David himself said speaking in the Holy Spirit, The Lord said to my Lord, Sit on my right hand until I put thine enemies as footstool of thy feet. (Mark 12:36)
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Mark 14:62• 62And Jesus said, *I* am, and ye shall see the Son of man sitting at the right hand of power, and coming with the clouds of heaven. (Mark 14:62)
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Mark 16:19• 19The Lord therefore, after he had spoken to them, was taken up into heaven, and sat at the right hand of God. (Mark 16:19)
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Luke 20:42• 42and David himself says in the book of Psalms, The Lord said to my Lord, Sit at my right hand (Luke 20:42)
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Luke 22:69• 69but henceforth shall the Son of man be sitting on the right hand of the power of God. (Luke 22:69)
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Acts 2:34• 34For David has not ascended into the heavens, but he says himself, The Lord said unto my Lord, Sit at my right hand (Acts 2:34)
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Acts 7:55• 55But being full of the Holy Spirit, having fixed his eyes on heaven, he saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God, (Acts 7:55)
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Rom. 8:34• 34who is he that condemns? It is Christ who has died, but rather has been also raised up; who is also at the right hand of God; who also intercedes for us. (Rom. 8:34)
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Eph. 1:20• 20in which he wrought in the Christ in raising him from among the dead, and he set him down at his right hand in the heavenlies, (Eph. 1:20)
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Eph. 4:10• 10He that descended is the same who has also ascended up above all the heavens, that he might fill all things; (Eph. 4:10)
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Heb. 1:3,13• 3who being the effulgence of his glory and the expression of his substance, and upholding all things by the word of his power, having made by himself the purification of sins, set himself down on the right hand of the greatness on high,
13But as to which of the angels said he ever, Sit at my right hand until I put thine enemies as footstool of thy feet?
(Heb. 1:3,13)
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Heb. 8:1• 1Now a summary of the things of which we are speaking is, We have such a one high priest who has sat down on the right hand of the throne of the greatness in the heavens; (Heb. 8:1)
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Heb. 10:12• 12But *he*, having offered one sacrifice for sins, sat down in perpetuity at the right hand of God, (Heb. 10:12)
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Heb. 12:2• 2looking stedfastly on Jesus the leader and completer of faith: who, in view of the joy lying before him, endured the cross, having despised the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God. (Heb. 12:2)
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1 Peter 3:22• 22who is at the right hand of God, gone into heaven, angels and authorities and powers being subjected to him. (1 Peter 3:22)
 To look, to have one’s motives, above and below at the same time is impossible. Be tempted by things, have to resist them, we may; but this is not to have them as our object. (Colossians 3 by J.N. Darby)
 In this Epistle to the Colossians we find that there is a new nature, an intrinsic change, not of the flesh indeed, but of the man. For we are viewed, not merely as quickened by the Son, but as dead and risen with Christ, the Man who had died, so as to have passed out of-put off-the old standing of a child of Adam, and into a risen one with Christ-put on the new man. (Colossians 3 by J.N. Darby)
 He now shows that the practical effect of our identification with Christ’s resurrection is to associate us with God’s world above and with all that is there. (The Believer's Identification With the Death and Resurrection of Christ by B. Anstey)

J. N. Darby Translation

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If therefore ye have been raised with the Christ, seek the things which are above, where the Christ is, sitting at the right hand of God:

W. Kelly Translation

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If therefore ye were raised with Christ, seek the things above, where the Christ is seated on [the] right hand of God.