> Interlinear []. He is Jesus the Lord, and we are His people. 17 Whatever you do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father, through him. The third is dwelt upon with marked coincidence of language, and at least equal emphasis. The unusual Greek formation ‘to theo patri’ suggests that there is more emphasis on God as ‘abba, Father’, while stressing His Godhead, rather than God as Father of creation. Paul wants us to take seriously that it is Christ Who lives through us. Thus the associations of the Sabbath fade during the week, and the emotions of the sanctuary lose themselves in the market-place. пояснение к 1Кор. What the NT does provide is those basic principles of Christian living which may be applied to all the situations of life as they arise (cf. The apostle has just spoken of formal religious service, and surely it is to be done in the name of the Lord Jesus. (Barclay p. 161), 2. Barclay notes, "In Greek society a respectable woman lived a life of entire seclusion. Colossians 3:17 And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. In this section we have the closest parallelism with the Epistle to the Ephesians (Ephesians 5:22 to Ephesians 6:9). Colossians 3:17 And whatsoever ye do, in word or in deed, {do} all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Colossians 1:16 - For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether [they be] thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him:. ], The basic principle, as opposed to a set of specific rules, is this. начит действовать в соответствии с Его сущностью и желаниями (см. Colossians 3:17. COLOSSIANS 3:17. εὐχαριστοῦντες τῷ θεῷ καὶ πατρὶ δἰ αὐτοῦ—“Giving thanks to God even the Father by Him.” The sentiment is found in Ephesians 5:20, more pointedly and fully expressed, and in almost the same connection. Many people forget this truth. The name Jesus appears in every book of the NT except for 3rd John. The imperative ποιεῖτε is to be supplied. In the name of the Lord Jesus. But here, and in the twin epistle, the apostle places special stress on the conjugal relationship, and its reciprocal obligations; as also on the relative duties of parents and children, of masters and slaves. There is an earnest rapidity in the composition which may easily excuse any rhetorical anomaly. KJ21. But the treatment of the first relation is far briefer, having nothing to correspond to the grand and characteristic comparison of marriage to the union between Christ and the Church. From invocation follows the act of blessing God, which supplies us with matter of thanksgiving. The fourth imperative is implicit in the Greek text, but the translators have supplied it in the English text: "Do.". And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him. The "name" comprehends everything revealed and known about the person bearing the name. It would thus appear that in the Asiatic cities there was great need to enforce the duties originated by the marriage tie, and it may be, that forms of false doctrine had a tendency to excite spurious notions of so-called Christian liberty. Home. It’s a life of thankful worship: ... “in the grace” (or “in His grace”; the Greek definite article may mean “His”). It is easy to conceive how a creed of boastful freedom would speedily work its way among slaves. ... Col 3:11 - Where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free: but Christ is all, and in all. N.T. 1. This verse covers all other thoughts and actions. With this clause, Kypke wrongly connects the previous one, thus—“always in the name of the Lord Jesus giving thanks to God.”. Augustine: ‘Both in His gifts and in His chastisements, praise Him, who either wins thee by giving, that thou mayest not want, or punishes thee when wandering that thou mayest not perish.’ Such gratitude is ‘through Him,’ since what He is and has done as our Redeemer not only makes us grateful, but gives us a Mediator for the expression of our thanksgiving. Log In/Sign Up World English Bible (WEB) ... Colossians 3:17… This infers that every day the Christian encounters something that they need to thank God for. By (through) him - as the channel of His grace to us, and of our thanksgiving to Him (John 14:6, end). The exhortations tendered by Paul to Titus as a Cretan pastor, when he touches on the same subject, have more of a general character, and those found in the epistle to the church in Corinth were called forth by peculiar queries. The coming day will burn them up,” says the Lord who rules over all. —In the relations mentioned, though the rule may properly enough cover our entire conduct. They are another means of serving and glorifying God. Observe that the phrase indicates the existence of an undercurrent of thanksgiving that appeared in Colossians 3:15 and reappears in Colossians 3:17. But what is meant by the phrase—“in the name of”? ‘Giving thanks to God the Father through Him.’ Again the emphasis on being thankful. We act in the name of our Lord. ), supplied from .—. This is the grand desideratum, the universal reign of the Christian spirit. As we study the following human relationships, be impressed that Christianity has placed in every relationship the duty of mutual obligation. The rule laid down by Kühner is, that a word of special importance is placed at the beginning of a sentence in the nominative, to represent it emphatically as the fundamental subject of the whole sentence, § 508. We are thus reminded, that as Christians we are to act like Christians, not only when gathered for public worship, but in every aspect of our lives. It is because we genuinely come in His name, through the redemptive work He carried out on our behalf, that we have expectation of a hearing, even for the expressing of gratitude. Douay Rheims And also note that basically the same duties exist in all our relationships, even after we become Christians. Hendriksen notes, "In connection with any and every word and deed the believer should ask himself, "Am I able to thank God the Father for having given me the opportunity to say or do this?"" ... Colossians 3:17. This is not something additional to actions done in the name of Christ; but these actions are themselves expressions of thankfulness. Colossians 3:17, ESV: "And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him." God and the Father. This approach is vastly different from the legal one that provides a specific command for every situation. Colossians 3:17 ESV - And whatever you do, in word or deed, - Bible Gateway. 2 Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth, 3 for you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. Blessings come through Him, and through Him thanks are to be rendered. But now, we have a much higher motive and purpose with which to perform such duties. Literally, 'And every thing whatsoever ye do ... do all,' etc. In every relationship we have, God can be glorified, His will can be served, if we act in submission to His directives. His behavior should be entirely consistent with Jesus" character.." (O"Brien pp. Its desire is, not only that God may be glorified, but that “He may be glorified through Jesus Christ” (1 Peter 4:11). "In this section the reference to the subject precedes that to the ruling parties, and the duty of obedience is emphasized to prevent false inferences from the doctrine that natural distinctions are done away in Christ.." (Gr. This also reminds us, that when Jesus purchased us, He purchased every bit of us (1 Peter 1:18-19). (Compare the probable similar reading in Colossians 1:3). Colossians 3:17 ... Greek Orthodox Church καὶ πᾶν ὅ,τι ἂν ποιῆτε ἐν λόγῳ ἢ ἐν ἔργῳ, πάντα ἐν ὀνόματι Κυρίου Ἰησοῦ, εὐχαριστοῦντες τῷ Θεῷ καὶ πατρὶ δι’ αὐτοῦ. Giving thanks to God the Father through hint. ‘Through Him’ has special significance in this letter for it excludes any intermediaries. We have ‘put on the new man’, we wear Christ’s livery, thus all we say and do must in accordance with His will and requirements. καὶ πᾶν ὅ τι ἂν ποιῆτε, ἐν λόγῳ ἢ ἐν ἔργῳ, πάντα ἐν ὀνόματι κυρίου ᾿ιησοῦ—“And whatever ye do in word or in deed, do all of it in the name of the Lord Jesus,” or “Whatever ye are in the custom of doing,” etc. ), supplied from .— . Jerome is farther in error when he renders it-ad honorem, for that would represent εἰς with the accusative. Neither the Hebrew nor Greek alphabet contain the letter J. Jesus is the English translation. 2. Whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through Him to God the Father. In the name of the Lord Jesus - as disciples called by His name as His; seeking so to act as to gain His approval (Romans 14:8; 1 Corinthians 10:31; 2 Corinthians 5:15; 1 Peter 4:11 : cf. The Greek Fathers explain it widely- αὐτὸν καλεῖν βοηθόν. And whatsoever ye do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. p. 327, says that the phrase corresponds to לְשֵׁם. And whatsoever ye do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. 5 # Rom. 7. This is the highest Christian morality, a vivid and practical recognition of Christ in everything said or done...This is a high test. "thus everything he says or does ought to be in the light of the fact that Jesus is his Lord. Erdman notes, "Paul reaches the climax by one which is of the widest possible applications...Not only hymns of praise but every word spoken and every act performed may be transfigured into real worship of God." Even among Christians, God still expects us to respect male and female roles (1 Timothy 2:11-13). Colossians 3 If, however, YOU were raised up + with the Christ, go on seeking the things above, + where the Christ is seated at the right hand of God. But it is easy for us because of Him (Hebrews 10:19-22). The entire chapter Colossians 3 interlinear (Greek/English), translated word by word and with Greek grammar parsing codes, free online. In this contrast we see a basic difference between the New and Old Covenants. 6:13 what is earthly in you: # 3:5 Greek therefore your members that are on the earth # See Eph. καὶ πατρὶ δι' αὐτοῦ, וכל אשר תעשו הן במלין הן בפעל עשו בשם האדון ישוע והודו לאלהים אבינו על ידי׃, ܘܟܠ ܡܕܡ ܕܤܥܪܝܢ ܐܢܬܘܢ ܒܡܠܬܐ ܘܒܥܒܕܐ ܒܫܡܗ ܕܡܪܢ ܝܫܘܥ ܡܫܝܚܐ ܗܘܝܬܘܢ ܥܒܕܝܢ ܘܗܘܝܬܘܢ ܡܘܕܝܢ ܒܐܝܕܗ ܠܐܠܗܐ ܐܒܐ ܀, ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΛΟΣΣΑΕΙΣ 3:17 Greek NT: Nestle 1904, ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΛΟΣΣΑΕΙΣ 3:17 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881, ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΛΟΣΣΑΕΙΣ 3:17 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants], ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΛΟΣΣΑΕΙΣ 3:17 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005, ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΛΟΣΣΑΕΙΣ 3:17 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church, ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΛΟΣΣΑΕΙΣ 3:17 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition, ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΛΟΣΣΑΕΙΣ 3:17 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894, ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΛΟΣΣΑΕΙΣ 3:17 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550. The main object of all life, speculative or practical, is declared to be, not our own happiness or perfection, not the good of our fellow-men, but the “glory of God”—the carrying out of His will, and so manifesting His moral attributes. In the name—As Christians, bearing his name, having his Spirit, moving in his presence. It is true, as Meyer replies, that no direct polemical tendency is discernible in this section: still there must have been some reason why, in his letters to Asiatic communities, Paul dwells so strongly on this important branch of ethics. Some take πᾶν, with Flatt and Bähr, in an absolute case, others think it better to regard it as repeated in the plural form πάντα. The Christian woman, is still a woman and she is still in subjection to her husband. [2] Many expositors however, especially those who read ἐν τῇ χάριτι , translate “in grace,” understanding the article either of the grace of the Spirit (or the grace brought to them at first, Colossians 1:6 ), or of the grace that the Colossians enjoyed. The sexually active male teenager is a "real man" (according to our enlightened society); and the sexually active teenage female is a tramp (according to the same enlightened society). 3 If, however, you were raised up with the Christ,+ go on seeking the things above, where the Christ is seated at the right hand of God.+ 2 Keep your minds fixed on the things above,+ not on the things on the earth.+ 3 For you died, and your life … The following verses apply this truth. (Colossians 3:13, NIV) "And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him." 2 But for you who respect my name, the sun of vindication 4 will rise with healing wings, 5 and you will skip about 6 like calves released from the stall. 6 # See Eph. AMP. $3.99 a month puts a library of commentaries, study notes, and Greek & Hebrew language tools right in your pocket. We call him Jesus but he would've been called Yeshua by the Jews and Iesous by the Greeks. 8:13; [Gal. (p. 161). Moreover we are to do all with thanksgiving to God. People try to make relationships one-sided. Even in the ordinary things of life, we need to approach those things asking, "With what type of attitude would the Lord want me to perform this activity in?" 1 He sheweth where we should seek Christ. Meyer takes the whole clause, as far as ἔργῳ, as an absolute nominative. Vitringa, Observat. 31. Barclay also notes, "The whole direction of the Christian ethic is not to ask: "What do others owe to me?" "What would Jesus do?" 17. Colossians 3:17. This approach is vastly different from the legal one that provides a specific command for every situation. Steiger, after Chrysostom and Theophylact, has remarked, that only in Epistles addressed to Asiatic churches do such formal exhortations occur, and he endeavours to account for it by the supposition that the liberty proclaimed by the false teachers had developed a dangerous licentiousness and taught a kind of Antinomian exemption from the rules and obligations of morality. See 1 Corinthians x. It is comparatively easy to do a professedly Christian act, but far more difficult to do every act in a Christian spirit...It is comparatively easy to engage in religious discourse, but far more difficult to discourse on everything in a religious spirit." ; and always through Christ, as our only way of approach to him. Eadie makes the following comments, "the apostle means, that such ought to be the habitual respect to Christ"s authority, such the constant and practical influence of His word within us..Christianity should ever guard and regulate amidst all secular engagements...The senator may not discuss Christian dogmas in the midst of national interests, but his whole procedure must be regulated, not by faction or ambition, but by that enlightened patriotism, which, based on justice, is wise enough to know that true policy can never contravene morality...The merchant is not to digress into a polemical dispute while he is concluding a sale, but love of profit is not to supersede rectitude, nor is the maxim, that there is no friendship in trade, ever to lead him to take undue advantage, or accomplish by dexterity what equity would scarcely permit. 1 Corinthians 10:21)." is quite similar. As ye give thanks to God by Christ, so think all and speak all in Christ's name, who is the medium of thanksgiving. As for the whole of what you do in word or in act, let every part or separate element of it be done in the name of the Lord Jesus. This explains the change to ‘the Lord Jesus’. To speak in His name, or to act in His name, is to speak and act not to His honour, but under His sanction and with the conviction of His approval. Giving thanks to God the Father through hint. "It is never an ethic on which all the duties are on one side." [It will only be necessary to note the few points in which this section differs notably from the parallel passage.]. (p. 101), 4. We can hardly doubt that the presence of Onesimus, the runaway slave, suggested this peculiar emphasis on the right relation between the slave and his master. We must let Him live His life through us. Jesus is the Greek form of the Hebrew name Joshua, which means, the Lord saves. And in every relationship we have, we can act in a way that doesn"t bring any praise to God (1 Peter 3:7). She lived in the women"s apartments and did not join her menfolk even for meals. And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him. It rather corresponds to בְּשֵׁם, and strictly means-by his authority, or generally, in recognition of it. p. 542). The Book of Colossians. It does all “in the name of Christ,” that is, as conformed to His image, and so being His representative; it looks up thankfully to God our Father, but it is through Him, “having our sonship by adoption” through His all-sufficient mediation. "IN WORD OR IN DEED"-Which teaches us that our "words" are just as important as our deeds (Matthew 12:36-37). Let all be done for his honour and glory. And, especially for our own times, carefully note that the highest motive in life IS NOT TO LIVE IN HARMONY WITH "NATURE". No longer are these things mere human relationships, or just work. No doubt, special emphasis is laid on πᾶν, for the apostle's idea is, that while some things are done formally in the name of the Lord Jesus, everything should be done really in it. Eph 5:21—6:9 ) Once more we trace here the special and emphatic purpose of the Epistle. 6. To speak in His name, or to act in His name, is to speak and act ...by His sanction and with the conviction of His approval. We are to glorify God, acknowledge our dependence upon Him, and demonstrate our subjection to His authority, in every facet of our lives. We have already explained these things, and what goes before, in the Epistle to the Ephesians, where the same things are said almost word for word. 5:3, 5 sexual immorality, impurity, # Rom. . Erdman notes, "This does not mean that this holy name is to be used as a magic charm." Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. In this contrast we see a basic difference between the New and Old Covenants. It is comparatively easy to engage in religious discourse, but far more difficult to discourse on everything in a religious spirit; comparatively easy to do a professedly Christian act, but far more difficult to do every act in a Christian spirit. It is also to be observed, that he teaches that we must give thanks to the Father through Christ, as we obtain through him every good thing that God confers upon us. (Eadie p. 249), 2. ’ : a nominative absolute.— is governed by (not , as Sod. + 3 For YOU died, + and YOUR life + … ASV. 3. 5:24] Put to death therefore # Rom. ‘And whatever you do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.’. "by his authority, or generally, in recognition of it. But not it alone-all speech and action must be imbued with the same spirit. His own homilies supply one form of illustration, for they abound in severest reproofs against the indecencies, luxuries, and immoralities of wedded life, and the picture is evidently taken from the state of manners that prevailed in the Byzantine capital, in which the discourses seem to have been delivered. And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, [do] all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him. Christianity has improved all human relationships. She never appeared on the streets alone, not even to go marketing. 4 1 “For indeed the day 2 is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant evildoers will be chaff. We are taught that if we “seek this first, all the other things shall be added unto us.” But here we have the principle, not only of godly life, but of Christian life. Col 3:17 - And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. The Greek text is very unusual here, reading, “to God Father” (to theō patri; τῷ θεῷ πατρὶ), which most modern versions translate as “to God the Father,” but it could be loosely translated as “to God who is our Father” (Bratcher and Nida; A Translator’s Handbook on Paul’s Letters to the Colossians … KJV Colossians 3:17 Colossians 3:17 KJV (i) 17 And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him. The merchant is not to digress into a polemical dispute while he is concluding a sale, but love of profit is not to supersede rectitude, nor is the maxim, that there is no friendship in trade, ever to lead him to take undue advantage, or accomplish by dexterity what equity would scarcely permit. 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This concluding precept is general in its nature. Honor God with your whole life! Christianity didn"t invent this double-standard (for it condemns both), rather this "fine ethic", is simply one example of the short-comings of unaided human wisdom. As he had already begun to discourse in reference to different parts of the Christian life, and had simply touched upon a few precepts, it would have been too tedious a thing to follow out the rest one by one, he therefore concludes in a summary way, that life must be regulated in such a manner, that whatever we say or do may be wholly governed by the authority of Christ, and may have an eye to his glory as the mark. Codes of rules, as Paul explains elsewhere (e.g, in Galatians 3:23 to Galatians 4:7), are suited to the period of immaturity when he and his readers were still under guardians; the son who has come to years of responsibility knows his father"s will without having to be provided with a long list of "Do"s" and "Don"t"s [sic]." And such a double-standard still holds true, especially concerning the sexual activities of young men and young women. 5. 1:26 passion, evil desire, and covetousness, # [Job 31:25, 26] which is idolatry. Read verse in English Standard Version Still, the apostle does not inculcate any familiar or fanatical use of Christ's name, it is not to be mixed up with the phrases of colloquial life. 3:17 And whatever you do, in word or in act, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving praise to God the Father through him. The reading is from St. Paul's Letter to the Colossians 3:17-25; 4:1. here the more general exhortation of 1 Corinthians 10:31, “Whether ye eat or drink, or whatever ye do, do all to the glory of God.” This is the first principle of all godly life. Brethren, whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Carefully note that Christianity didn"t erase human relationships. ’ : a nominative absolute.— is governed by (not , as Sod. A B C 'Aleph (') omit "and," which crept in from Ephesians 5:20. Note that our approach to the Father is ‘through Him’. + 2 Keep YOUR minds fixed on the things above, + not on the things upon the earth. (Colossians 3:2-3, NIV) "Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. 17. Colossians 3:17 NKJV - And whatever you do in word or deed, do - Bible Gateway. ‘To God the Father’. In the one case the mind sets a watch upon itself, and speaks and acts under the immediate consciousness of its theme and purpose, but in the other, the heart is so influenced by religious feeling, that without an effort it acknowledges the name of Christ. God disagrees, He says that in every relationship both parties have duties and privileges. Not by invoking Him at all times, but by making Him the centre of our lives, so that His name stands for the source of our strength, the guide in our duty, the keynote of our words, the end of our effort. Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them. "What would Jesus do?" Read verse in King James Version Westcott & Hort GNT - Literal Translation Greek & English Colossians 3 > > Interlinear []. He is Jesus the Lord, and we are His people. 17 Whatever you do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father, through him. The third is dwelt upon with marked coincidence of language, and at least equal emphasis. The unusual Greek formation ‘to theo patri’ suggests that there is more emphasis on God as ‘abba, Father’, while stressing His Godhead, rather than God as Father of creation. Paul wants us to take seriously that it is Christ Who lives through us. Thus the associations of the Sabbath fade during the week, and the emotions of the sanctuary lose themselves in the market-place. пояснение к 1Кор. What the NT does provide is those basic principles of Christian living which may be applied to all the situations of life as they arise (cf. The apostle has just spoken of formal religious service, and surely it is to be done in the name of the Lord Jesus. (Barclay p. 161), 2. Barclay notes, "In Greek society a respectable woman lived a life of entire seclusion. Colossians 3:17 And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. In this section we have the closest parallelism with the Epistle to the Ephesians (Ephesians 5:22 to Ephesians 6:9). Colossians 3:17 And whatsoever ye do, in word or in deed, {do} all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Colossians 1:16 - For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether [they be] thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him:. ], The basic principle, as opposed to a set of specific rules, is this. начит действовать в соответствии с Его сущностью и желаниями (см. Colossians 3:17. COLOSSIANS 3:17. εὐχαριστοῦντες τῷ θεῷ καὶ πατρὶ δἰ αὐτοῦ—“Giving thanks to God even the Father by Him.” The sentiment is found in Ephesians 5:20, more pointedly and fully expressed, and in almost the same connection. Many people forget this truth. The name Jesus appears in every book of the NT except for 3rd John. The imperative ποιεῖτε is to be supplied. In the name of the Lord Jesus. But here, and in the twin epistle, the apostle places special stress on the conjugal relationship, and its reciprocal obligations; as also on the relative duties of parents and children, of masters and slaves. There is an earnest rapidity in the composition which may easily excuse any rhetorical anomaly. KJ21. But the treatment of the first relation is far briefer, having nothing to correspond to the grand and characteristic comparison of marriage to the union between Christ and the Church. From invocation follows the act of blessing God, which supplies us with matter of thanksgiving. The fourth imperative is implicit in the Greek text, but the translators have supplied it in the English text: "Do.". And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him. The "name" comprehends everything revealed and known about the person bearing the name. It would thus appear that in the Asiatic cities there was great need to enforce the duties originated by the marriage tie, and it may be, that forms of false doctrine had a tendency to excite spurious notions of so-called Christian liberty. Home. It’s a life of thankful worship: ... “in the grace” (or “in His grace”; the Greek definite article may mean “His”). It is easy to conceive how a creed of boastful freedom would speedily work its way among slaves. ... Col 3:11 - Where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free: but Christ is all, and in all. N.T. 1. This verse covers all other thoughts and actions. With this clause, Kypke wrongly connects the previous one, thus—“always in the name of the Lord Jesus giving thanks to God.”. Augustine: ‘Both in His gifts and in His chastisements, praise Him, who either wins thee by giving, that thou mayest not want, or punishes thee when wandering that thou mayest not perish.’ Such gratitude is ‘through Him,’ since what He is and has done as our Redeemer not only makes us grateful, but gives us a Mediator for the expression of our thanksgiving. Log In/Sign Up World English Bible (WEB) ... Colossians 3:17… This infers that every day the Christian encounters something that they need to thank God for. By (through) him - as the channel of His grace to us, and of our thanksgiving to Him (John 14:6, end). The exhortations tendered by Paul to Titus as a Cretan pastor, when he touches on the same subject, have more of a general character, and those found in the epistle to the church in Corinth were called forth by peculiar queries. The coming day will burn them up,” says the Lord who rules over all. —In the relations mentioned, though the rule may properly enough cover our entire conduct. They are another means of serving and glorifying God. Observe that the phrase indicates the existence of an undercurrent of thanksgiving that appeared in Colossians 3:15 and reappears in Colossians 3:17. But what is meant by the phrase—“in the name of”? ‘Giving thanks to God the Father through Him.’ Again the emphasis on being thankful. We act in the name of our Lord. ), supplied from .—. This is the grand desideratum, the universal reign of the Christian spirit. As we study the following human relationships, be impressed that Christianity has placed in every relationship the duty of mutual obligation. The rule laid down by Kühner is, that a word of special importance is placed at the beginning of a sentence in the nominative, to represent it emphatically as the fundamental subject of the whole sentence, § 508. We are thus reminded, that as Christians we are to act like Christians, not only when gathered for public worship, but in every aspect of our lives. It is because we genuinely come in His name, through the redemptive work He carried out on our behalf, that we have expectation of a hearing, even for the expressing of gratitude. Douay Rheims And also note that basically the same duties exist in all our relationships, even after we become Christians. Hendriksen notes, "In connection with any and every word and deed the believer should ask himself, "Am I able to thank God the Father for having given me the opportunity to say or do this?"" ... Colossians 3:17. This is not something additional to actions done in the name of Christ; but these actions are themselves expressions of thankfulness. Colossians 3:17, ESV: "And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him." God and the Father. This approach is vastly different from the legal one that provides a specific command for every situation. Colossians 3:17 ESV - And whatever you do, in word or deed, - Bible Gateway. 2 Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth, 3 for you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. Blessings come through Him, and through Him thanks are to be rendered. But now, we have a much higher motive and purpose with which to perform such duties. Literally, 'And every thing whatsoever ye do ... do all,' etc. In every relationship we have, God can be glorified, His will can be served, if we act in submission to His directives. His behavior should be entirely consistent with Jesus" character.." (O"Brien pp. Its desire is, not only that God may be glorified, but that “He may be glorified through Jesus Christ” (1 Peter 4:11). "In this section the reference to the subject precedes that to the ruling parties, and the duty of obedience is emphasized to prevent false inferences from the doctrine that natural distinctions are done away in Christ.." (Gr. This also reminds us, that when Jesus purchased us, He purchased every bit of us (1 Peter 1:18-19). (Compare the probable similar reading in Colossians 1:3). Colossians 3:17 ... Greek Orthodox Church καὶ πᾶν ὅ,τι ἂν ποιῆτε ἐν λόγῳ ἢ ἐν ἔργῳ, πάντα ἐν ὀνόματι Κυρίου Ἰησοῦ, εὐχαριστοῦντες τῷ Θεῷ καὶ πατρὶ δι’ αὐτοῦ. Giving thanks to God the Father through hint. ‘Through Him’ has special significance in this letter for it excludes any intermediaries. We have ‘put on the new man’, we wear Christ’s livery, thus all we say and do must in accordance with His will and requirements. καὶ πᾶν ὅ τι ἂν ποιῆτε, ἐν λόγῳ ἢ ἐν ἔργῳ, πάντα ἐν ὀνόματι κυρίου ᾿ιησοῦ—“And whatever ye do in word or in deed, do all of it in the name of the Lord Jesus,” or “Whatever ye are in the custom of doing,” etc. ), supplied from .— . Jerome is farther in error when he renders it-ad honorem, for that would represent εἰς with the accusative. Neither the Hebrew nor Greek alphabet contain the letter J. Jesus is the English translation. 2. Whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through Him to God the Father. In the name of the Lord Jesus - as disciples called by His name as His; seeking so to act as to gain His approval (Romans 14:8; 1 Corinthians 10:31; 2 Corinthians 5:15; 1 Peter 4:11 : cf. The Greek Fathers explain it widely- αὐτὸν καλεῖν βοηθόν. And whatsoever ye do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. p. 327, says that the phrase corresponds to לְשֵׁם. And whatsoever ye do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. 5 # Rom. 7. This is the highest Christian morality, a vivid and practical recognition of Christ in everything said or done...This is a high test. "thus everything he says or does ought to be in the light of the fact that Jesus is his Lord. Erdman notes, "Paul reaches the climax by one which is of the widest possible applications...Not only hymns of praise but every word spoken and every act performed may be transfigured into real worship of God." Even among Christians, God still expects us to respect male and female roles (1 Timothy 2:11-13). Colossians 3 If, however, YOU were raised up + with the Christ, go on seeking the things above, + where the Christ is seated at the right hand of God. But it is easy for us because of Him (Hebrews 10:19-22). The entire chapter Colossians 3 interlinear (Greek/English), translated word by word and with Greek grammar parsing codes, free online. In this contrast we see a basic difference between the New and Old Covenants. 6:13 what is earthly in you: # 3:5 Greek therefore your members that are on the earth # See Eph. καὶ πατρὶ δι' αὐτοῦ, וכל אשר תעשו הן במלין הן בפעל עשו בשם האדון ישוע והודו לאלהים אבינו על ידי׃, ܘܟܠ ܡܕܡ ܕܤܥܪܝܢ ܐܢܬܘܢ ܒܡܠܬܐ ܘܒܥܒܕܐ ܒܫܡܗ ܕܡܪܢ ܝܫܘܥ ܡܫܝܚܐ ܗܘܝܬܘܢ ܥܒܕܝܢ ܘܗܘܝܬܘܢ ܡܘܕܝܢ ܒܐܝܕܗ ܠܐܠܗܐ ܐܒܐ ܀, ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΛΟΣΣΑΕΙΣ 3:17 Greek NT: Nestle 1904, ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΛΟΣΣΑΕΙΣ 3:17 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881, ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΛΟΣΣΑΕΙΣ 3:17 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants], ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΛΟΣΣΑΕΙΣ 3:17 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005, ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΛΟΣΣΑΕΙΣ 3:17 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church, ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΛΟΣΣΑΕΙΣ 3:17 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition, ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΛΟΣΣΑΕΙΣ 3:17 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894, ΠΡΟΣ ΚΟΛΟΣΣΑΕΙΣ 3:17 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550. The main object of all life, speculative or practical, is declared to be, not our own happiness or perfection, not the good of our fellow-men, but the “glory of God”—the carrying out of His will, and so manifesting His moral attributes. In the name—As Christians, bearing his name, having his Spirit, moving in his presence. It is true, as Meyer replies, that no direct polemical tendency is discernible in this section: still there must have been some reason why, in his letters to Asiatic communities, Paul dwells so strongly on this important branch of ethics. Some take πᾶν, with Flatt and Bähr, in an absolute case, others think it better to regard it as repeated in the plural form πάντα. The Christian woman, is still a woman and she is still in subjection to her husband. [2] Many expositors however, especially those who read ἐν τῇ χάριτι , translate “in grace,” understanding the article either of the grace of the Spirit (or the grace brought to them at first, Colossians 1:6 ), or of the grace that the Colossians enjoyed. The sexually active male teenager is a "real man" (according to our enlightened society); and the sexually active teenage female is a tramp (according to the same enlightened society). 3 If, however, you were raised up with the Christ,+ go on seeking the things above, where the Christ is seated at the right hand of God.+ 2 Keep your minds fixed on the things above,+ not on the things on the earth.+ 3 For you died, and your life … The following verses apply this truth. (Colossians 3:13, NIV) "And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him." 2 But for you who respect my name, the sun of vindication 4 will rise with healing wings, 5 and you will skip about 6 like calves released from the stall. 6 # See Eph. AMP. $3.99 a month puts a library of commentaries, study notes, and Greek & Hebrew language tools right in your pocket. We call him Jesus but he would've been called Yeshua by the Jews and Iesous by the Greeks. 8:13; [Gal. (p. 161). Moreover we are to do all with thanksgiving to God. People try to make relationships one-sided. Even in the ordinary things of life, we need to approach those things asking, "With what type of attitude would the Lord want me to perform this activity in?" 1 He sheweth where we should seek Christ. Meyer takes the whole clause, as far as ἔργῳ, as an absolute nominative. Vitringa, Observat. 31. Barclay also notes, "The whole direction of the Christian ethic is not to ask: "What do others owe to me?" "What would Jesus do?" 17. Colossians 3:17. This approach is vastly different from the legal one that provides a specific command for every situation. Steiger, after Chrysostom and Theophylact, has remarked, that only in Epistles addressed to Asiatic churches do such formal exhortations occur, and he endeavours to account for it by the supposition that the liberty proclaimed by the false teachers had developed a dangerous licentiousness and taught a kind of Antinomian exemption from the rules and obligations of morality. See 1 Corinthians x. It is comparatively easy to do a professedly Christian act, but far more difficult to do every act in a Christian spirit...It is comparatively easy to engage in religious discourse, but far more difficult to discourse on everything in a religious spirit." ; and always through Christ, as our only way of approach to him. Eadie makes the following comments, "the apostle means, that such ought to be the habitual respect to Christ"s authority, such the constant and practical influence of His word within us..Christianity should ever guard and regulate amidst all secular engagements...The senator may not discuss Christian dogmas in the midst of national interests, but his whole procedure must be regulated, not by faction or ambition, but by that enlightened patriotism, which, based on justice, is wise enough to know that true policy can never contravene morality...The merchant is not to digress into a polemical dispute while he is concluding a sale, but love of profit is not to supersede rectitude, nor is the maxim, that there is no friendship in trade, ever to lead him to take undue advantage, or accomplish by dexterity what equity would scarcely permit. 1 Corinthians 10:21)." is quite similar. As ye give thanks to God by Christ, so think all and speak all in Christ's name, who is the medium of thanksgiving. As for the whole of what you do in word or in act, let every part or separate element of it be done in the name of the Lord Jesus. This explains the change to ‘the Lord Jesus’. To speak in His name, or to act in His name, is to speak and act not to His honour, but under His sanction and with the conviction of His approval. Giving thanks to God the Father through hint. "It is never an ethic on which all the duties are on one side." [It will only be necessary to note the few points in which this section differs notably from the parallel passage.]. (p. 101), 4. We can hardly doubt that the presence of Onesimus, the runaway slave, suggested this peculiar emphasis on the right relation between the slave and his master. We must let Him live His life through us. Jesus is the Greek form of the Hebrew name Joshua, which means, the Lord saves. And in every relationship we have, we can act in a way that doesn"t bring any praise to God (1 Peter 3:7). She lived in the women"s apartments and did not join her menfolk even for meals. And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him. It rather corresponds to בְּשֵׁם, and strictly means-by his authority, or generally, in recognition of it. p. 542). The Book of Colossians. It does all “in the name of Christ,” that is, as conformed to His image, and so being His representative; it looks up thankfully to God our Father, but it is through Him, “having our sonship by adoption” through His all-sufficient mediation. "IN WORD OR IN DEED"-Which teaches us that our "words" are just as important as our deeds (Matthew 12:36-37). Let all be done for his honour and glory. And, especially for our own times, carefully note that the highest motive in life IS NOT TO LIVE IN HARMONY WITH "NATURE". No longer are these things mere human relationships, or just work. No doubt, special emphasis is laid on πᾶν, for the apostle's idea is, that while some things are done formally in the name of the Lord Jesus, everything should be done really in it. Eph 5:21—6:9 ) Once more we trace here the special and emphatic purpose of the Epistle. 6. To speak in His name, or to act in His name, is to speak and act ...by His sanction and with the conviction of His approval. We are to glorify God, acknowledge our dependence upon Him, and demonstrate our subjection to His authority, in every facet of our lives. We have already explained these things, and what goes before, in the Epistle to the Ephesians, where the same things are said almost word for word. 5:3, 5 sexual immorality, impurity, # Rom. . Erdman notes, "This does not mean that this holy name is to be used as a magic charm." Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. In this contrast we see a basic difference between the New and Old Covenants. It is comparatively easy to engage in religious discourse, but far more difficult to discourse on everything in a religious spirit; comparatively easy to do a professedly Christian act, but far more difficult to do every act in a Christian spirit. It is also to be observed, that he teaches that we must give thanks to the Father through Christ, as we obtain through him every good thing that God confers upon us. (Eadie p. 249), 2. ’ : a nominative absolute.— is governed by (not , as Sod. + 3 For YOU died, + and YOUR life + … ASV. 3. 5:24] Put to death therefore # Rom. ‘And whatever you do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.’. "by his authority, or generally, in recognition of it. But not it alone-all speech and action must be imbued with the same spirit. His own homilies supply one form of illustration, for they abound in severest reproofs against the indecencies, luxuries, and immoralities of wedded life, and the picture is evidently taken from the state of manners that prevailed in the Byzantine capital, in which the discourses seem to have been delivered. And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, [do] all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him. Christianity has improved all human relationships. She never appeared on the streets alone, not even to go marketing. 4 1 “For indeed the day 2 is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant evildoers will be chaff. We are taught that if we “seek this first, all the other things shall be added unto us.” But here we have the principle, not only of godly life, but of Christian life. Col 3:17 - And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. The Greek text is very unusual here, reading, “to God Father” (to theō patri; τῷ θεῷ πατρὶ), which most modern versions translate as “to God the Father,” but it could be loosely translated as “to God who is our Father” (Bratcher and Nida; A Translator’s Handbook on Paul’s Letters to the Colossians … KJV Colossians 3:17 Colossians 3:17 KJV (i) 17 And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him. The merchant is not to digress into a polemical dispute while he is concluding a sale, but love of profit is not to supersede rectitude, nor is the maxim, that there is no friendship in trade, ever to lead him to take undue advantage, or accomplish by dexterity what equity would scarcely permit. 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