Colossians 1:25
Good News Translation
And I have been made a servant of the church by God, who gave me this task to perform for your good. It is the task of fully proclaiming his message,

Contemporary English Version
God's plan was to make me a servant of his church and to send me to preach his complete message to you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Whereof I am made a minister according to the dispensation of God, which is given me towards you, that I may fulfil the word of God:

New American Bible
of which I am a minister in accordance with God’s stewardship given to me to bring to completion for you the word of God,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Whereof I am made a minister according to the dispensation of God, which is given me towards you, that I may fulfil the word of God:

I am.

Colossians 1:23 If so ye continue in the faith, grounded and settled, and immoveable from the hope of the gospel which you have heard, which is preached in all the creation that is under heaven: whereof I Paul am made a minister.

1 Thessalonians 3:2 And we sent Timothy, our brother and the minister of God in the gospel of Christ, to confirm you and exhort you concerning your faith:

1 Timothy 4:6 These things proposing to the brethren, thou shalt be a good minister of Christ Jesus, nourished up in the words of faith and of the good doctrine which thou hast attained unto.

according.

Romans 15:15-18 But I have written to you, brethren, more boldly in some sort, as it were putting you in mind, because of the grace which is given me from God, . . .

1 Corinthians 9:17 For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reward: but if against my will, a dispensation is committed to me.

Galatians 2:7,8 But contrariwise, when they had seen that to me was committed the gospel of the uncircumcision, as to Peter was that of the circumcision. . . .

Ephesians 3:2 If yet you have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me towards you:

to fulfil.

Romans 15:19 By the virtue of signs and wonders, in the power of the Holy Ghost, so that from Jerusalem round about, as far as unto Illyricum, I have replenished the gospel of Christ.

2 Timothy 4:2-5 Preach the word: be instant in season, out of season: reprove, entreat, rebuke in all patience and doctrine. . . .

Context
Paul's Suffering for the Church
24Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you and fill up those things that are wanting of the sufferings of Christ, in my flesh, for his body, which is the church: 25Whereof I am made a minister according to the dispensation of God, which is given me towards you, that I may fulfil the word of God: 26The mystery which hath been hidden from ages and generations, but now is manifested to his saints,…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 3:5
The ministers of him whom you have believed: and to every one as the Lord hath given.

1 Corinthians 9:17
For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reward: but if against my will, a dispensation is committed to me.

Ephesians 3:2
If yet you have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me towards you:

Ephesians 3:7
Of which I am made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God, which is given to me according to the operation of his power.

Colossians 1:23
If so ye continue in the faith, grounded and settled, and immoveable from the hope of the gospel which you have heard, which is preached in all the creation that is under heaven: whereof I Paul am made a minister.

Additional Translations
I became its servant by the commission God gave me to fully proclaim to you the word of God,

of which I became a minister according to the administration of God having been given me toward you, to complete the word of God,

Whereof I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given to me for you, to fulfill the word of God;

whereof I was made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which was given me to you-ward, to fulfil the word of God,

of which I became minister, according to the dispensation of God which [is] given me towards you to complete the word of God,

whereof I was made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which was given me to you-ward, to fulfill the word of God,

Of which I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given to me for you, to fulfill the word of God;

I have been appointed to serve the Church in the position of responsibility entrusted to me by God for your benefit, so that I may fully deliver God's Message--

of which I was made a servant, according to the stewardship of God which was given me toward you, to fulfill the word of God,

of which I -- I did become a ministrant according to the dispensation of God, that was given to me for you, to fulfil the word of God,
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