Colossians 1:12
Contemporary English Version
I pray that you will be grateful to God for letting you have part in what he has promised his people in the kingdom of light.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Giving thanks to God the Father, who hath made us worthy to be partakers of the lot of the saints in light:

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Giving thanks to God the Father, who hath made us worthy to be partakers of the lot of the saints in light:

Giving.

Colossians 3:15,17 And let the peace of Christ rejoice in your hearts, wherein also you are called in one body: and be ye thankful. . . .

1 Chronicles 29:20 And David commanded all the assembly: Bless ye the Lord our God. And all the assembly blessed the Lord the God of their fathers: and they bowed themselves and worshipped God, and then the king.

Psalm 79:13 But we thy people, and the sheep of thy pasture, will give thanks to thee for ever. We will shew forth thy praise, unto generation and generation.

Psalm 107:21,22 Let the mercies of the Lord give glory to him: and his wonderful works to the children of men. . . .

Psalm 116:7 Turn, O my soul, into thy rest: for the Lord hath been bountiful to thee.

Daniel 2:23 To thee, O God of our fathers, I give thanks, and I praise thee: because thou hast given me wisdom and strength: and now thou hast shewn me what we desired of thee, for thou hast made known to us the king's discourse.

Ephesians 5:4,20 Or obscenity or foolish talking or scurrility, which is to no purpose: but rather giving of thanks. . . .

the Father.

Colossians 2:2 That their hearts may be comforted, being instructed in charity and unto all riches of fulness of understanding, unto the knowledge of the mystery of God the Father and of Christ Jesus:

John 4:23 But the hour cometh and now is, when the true adorers shall adore the Father in spirit and in truth. For the Father also seeketh such to adore him.

John 14:6 Jesus saith to him: I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No man cometh to the Father, but by me.

John 20:17 Jesus saith to her: Do not touch me: for I am not yet ascended to my Father. But go to my brethren and say to them: I ascend to my Father and to your Father, to my God and to your God.

1 Corinthians 8:6 Yet to us there is but one God, the Father, of whom are all things, and we unto him: and one Lord Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we by him.

Ephesians 4:6 One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in us all.

James 3:9 By it we bless God and the Father: and by it we curse men who are made after the likeness of God.

1 John 1:3 That which we have seen and have heard, we declare unto you: that you also may have fellowship with us and our fellowship may be with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ.

made.

1 Kings 6:7 And the house, when it was in building, was built of stones, hewed and made ready: so that there was neither hammer nor axe, nor any tool of iron heard in the house when it was in building.

Proverbs 16:1 It is the part of man to prepare the soul: and of the Lord to govern the tongue.

Romans 8:29,30 For whom he foreknew, he also predestinated to be made conformable to the image of his Son: that he might be the Firstborn amongst many brethren. . . .

Romans 9:23 That he might shew the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy which he hath prepared unto glory?

2 Corinthians 5:5 Now he that maketh us for this very thing is God, who hath given us the pledge of the Spirit,

Titus 2:14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity and might cleanse to himself a people acceptable, a pursuer of good works.

Revelation 22:14 Blessed are they that wash their robes in the blood of the Lamb: that they may have a right to the tree of life and may enter in by the gates into the city.

partakers.

Romans 11:17 And if some of the branches be broken and thou, being a wild olive, art ingrafted in them and art made partaker of the root and of the fatness of the olive tree:

Romans 15:27 For it hath pleased them: and they are their debtors. For, if the Gentiles have been made partakers of their spiritual things, they ought also in carnal things to minister to them.

1 Corinthians 9:23 And I do all things for the gospel's sake, that I may be made partaker thereof.

Ephesians 3:6 That the Gentiles should be fellow heirs and of the same body: and copartners of his promise in Christ Jesus, by the gospel

Hebrews 3:1,14 Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly vocation consider the apostle and high priest of our confession, Jesus: . . .

1 Peter 5:1 The ancients therefore that are among you, I beseech who am myself also an ancient and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as also a partaker of that glory which is to be revealed in time to come:

1 John 3:1-3 Behold what manner of charity the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called and should be the sons of God. Therefore the world knoweth not us, because it knew not him. . . .

inheritance.

Matthew 25:34 Then shall the king say to them that shall be on his right hand: Come, ye blessed of my Father, possess you the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.

Acts 20:32 And now I commend you to God and to the word of his grace, who is able to build up and to give an inheritance among all the sanctified.

Acts 26:18 To open their eyes, that they may be converted from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a lot among the saints, by the faith that is in me.

Romans 8:17 And if sons, heirs also; heirs indeed of God and joint heirs with Christ: yet so, if we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified with him.

Ephesians 1:11,18 In whom we also are called by lot, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things according to the counsel of his will. . . .

1 Peter 1:2-5 According to the foreknowledge of God the Father, unto the sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ. Grace unto you and peace be multiplied. . . .

in.

Psalm 36:9 For with thee is the fountain of life; and in thy light we shall see light.

Psalm 97:11 Light is risen to the just, and joy to the right of heart.

Proverbs 4:18 The way of the wicked is darksome: they know not where they fall.

Isaiah 60:19,20 Thou shalt no more have the sun for thy light by day, neither shall the brightness of the moon enlighten thee: but the Lord shall be unto thee for an everlasting light, and thy God for thy glory. . . .

Hebrews 12:23 And to the church of the firstborn who are written in the heavens, and to God the judge of all, and to the spirits of the just made perfect,

Revelation 21:23 And the city hath no need of the sun, nor of the moon, to shine in it. For the glory of God hath enlightened it: and the Lamb is the lamp thereof.

Revelation 22:5 And night shall be no more. And they shall not need the light of the lamp, nor the light of the sun, because the Lord God shall enlighten then. And they shall reign for ever and ever.

Context
Thanksgiving and Prayer
11Strengthened with all might according to the power of his glory, in all patience and longsuffering with joy, 12Giving thanks to God the Father, who hath made us worthy to be partakers of the lot of the saints in light: 13Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness and hath translated us into the kingdom of the Son of his love,…
Cross References
Acts 20:32
And now I commend you to God and to the word of his grace, who is able to build up and to give an inheritance among all the sanctified.

Acts 26:18
To open their eyes, that they may be converted from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a lot among the saints, by the faith that is in me.

2 Corinthians 11:14
And no wonder: for Satan himself transformeth himself into an angel of light.

Ephesians 1:18
The eyes of your heart enlightened that you may know what the hope is of his calling and what are the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints.

Ephesians 2:18
For by him we have access both in one Spirit to the Father.

Ephesians 5:8
For you were heretofore darkness, but now light in the Lord. Walk then as children of the light.

Ephesians 5:11
And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness: but rather reprove them.

Additional Translations
giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of the saints in the light.

giving thanks to the Father, the One having qualified you for the share of the inheritance of the saints in light,

Giving thanks to the Father, which has made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light:

giving thanks unto the Father, who made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light;

giving thanks to the Father, who has made us fit for sharing the portion of the saints in light,

giving thanks unto the Father, who made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light;

Giving thanks to the Father, who hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light:

and give thanks to the Father who has made us fit to receive our share of the inheritance of God's people in Light.

giving thanks to the Father, who made us fit to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light;

Giving thanks to the Father who did make us meet for the participation of the inheritance of the saints in the light,
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