Colossians 3:12
Good News Translation
You are the people of God; he loved you and chose you for his own. So then, you must clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.

Contemporary English Version
God loves you and has chosen you as his own special people. So be gentle, kind, humble, meek, and patient.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Put ye on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, the bowels of mercy, benignity, humility, modesty, patience:

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Put ye on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, the bowels of mercy, benignity, humility, modesty, patience:

Put.

Colossians 3:10 And putting on the new, him who is renewed unto knowledge, according to the image of him that created him.

Ephesians 4:24 And put on the new man, who according to God is created in justice and holiness of truth.

as.

Isaiah 42:1 Behold my servant, I will uphold him: my elect, my soul delighteth in him: I have given my spirit upon him, he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles.

Isaiah 45:4 For the sake of my servant Jacob, and Israel my elect, I have even called thee by thy name: I have made a likeness of thee, and thou hast not known me.

Isaiah 65:9,22 And I will bring forth a seed out of Jacob, and out of Juda a possessor of my mountains: and my elect shall inherit it, and my servants shall dwell there. . . .

Matthew 24:22,24,31 And unless those days had been shortened, no flesh should be saved: but for the sake of the elect those days shall be shortened. . . .

Mark 13:20,22,27 And unless the Lord had shortened the days, no flesh should be saved: but, for the sake of the elect which he hath chosen, he hath shortened the days. . . .

Luke 18:7 And will not God revenge his elect who cry to him day and night? And will he have patience in their regard?

Romans 8:29-33 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 9:11 For when the children were not yet born, nor had done any good or evil (that the purpose of God according to election might stand):

Romans 11:5-7 Even so then, at this present time also, there is a remnant saved according to the election of grace. . . .

2 Timothy 2:10 Therefore I endure all things for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus, with heavenly glory.

Titus 1:1 Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of the elect of God and the acknowledging of the truth, which is according to godliness:

1 Peter 1:2 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.

2 Peter 1:10 Wherefore, brethren, labour the more, that by good works you may make sure your calling and election. For doing these things, you shall not sin at any time.

2 John 1:13 The children of thy sister Elect salute thee.

Revelation 17:14 These shall fight with the Lamb. And the Lamb shall overcome them because he is Lord of lords and King of kings: and they that are with him are called and elect and faithful.

holy.

Romans 8:29 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.

Ephesians 1:4 As he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and unspotted in his sight in charity.

1 Thessalonians 1:3-6 Being mindful of the work of your faith and labour and charity: and of the enduring of the hope of our Lord Jesus Christ before God and our Father. . . .

2 Thessalonians 2:13,14 0 . . .

beloved.

Jeremiah 31:3 The Lord hath appeared from afar to me. Yea I have loved thee with an everlasting love, therefore have I drawn thee, taking pity on thee.

Ezekiel 16:8 And I passed by thee, and saw thee: and behold thy time was the time of lovers: and I spread my garment over thee, and covered thy ignominy. and I swore to thee, and I entered into a covenant with thee, saith the Lord God: and thou becamest mine.

Romans 1:7 To all that are at Rome, the beloved of God, called to be saints. Grace to you and peace, from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ.

Ephesians 2:4,5 But God (who is rich in mercy) for his exceeding charity wherewith he loved us . . .

2 Timothy 1:9 Who hath delivered us and called us by his holy calling, not according to our own works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the times of the world:

Titus 3:4-6 But when the goodness and kindness of God our Saviour appeared: . . .

1 John 4:19 Let us therefore love God: because God first hath loved us.

bowels.

Isaiah 63:15 Look down from heaven, and behold from thy holy habitation and the place of thy glory: where is thy zeal, and thy strength, the multitude of thy bowels, and of thy mercies? they have held back themselves from me.

Jeremiah 31:20 Surely Ephraim is an honourable son to me, surely he is a tender child: for since I spoke of him, I will still remember him. Therefore are my bowels troubled for him: pitying I will pity him, saith the Lord.

Luke 1:78 Through the bowels of the mercy of our God, in which the Orient from on high hath visited us:

*marg:

Philippians 1:8 For God is my witness how I long after you all in the bowels of Jesus Christ.

Philippians 2:1 If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of charity, if any society of the spirit, if any bowels of commiseration:

1 John 3:17 He that hath the substance of this world and shall see his brother in need and shall shut up his bowels from him: how doth the charity of God abide in him?

mercies.

Romans 12:9,10 Let love be without dissimulation. Hating that which is evil, cleaving to that which is good, . . .

Galatians 5:6,22,23 For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing nor uncircumcision: but faith that worketh by Charity. . . .

Ephesians 4:2,32 With all humility and mildness, with patience, supporting one another in charity. . . .

Philippians 2:2-4 Fulfil ye my joy, that you be of one mind, having the same charity, being of one accord, agreeing in sentiment. . . .

1 Thessalonians 5:15 See that none render evil for evil to any man: but ever follow that which is good towards each other and towards all men.

James 3:17,18 But the wisdom that is from above, first indeed is chaste, then peaceable, modest, easy to be persuaded, consenting to the good, full of mercy and good fruits, without judging, without dissimulation. . . .

1 Peter 3:8-11 And in fine, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, being lovers of the brotherhood, merciful, modest, humble: . . .

2 Peter 1:5-8 And you, employing all care, minister in your faith, virtue: And in virtue, knowledge: . . .

1 John 3:14-20 We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not abideth in death. . . .

Context
Putting on the New Self
11Where there is neither Gentile nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian nor Scythian, bond nor free. But Christ is all and in all. 12Put ye on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, the bowels of mercy, benignity, humility, modesty, patience: 13Bearing with one another and forgiving one another, if any have a complaint against another. Even as the Lord hath forgiven you, so do you also.…
Cross References
Luke 1:78
Through the bowels of the mercy of our God, in which the Orient from on high hath visited us:

Luke 18:7
And will not God revenge his elect who cry to him day and night? And will he have patience in their regard?

Romans 13:14
But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ: and make not provision for the flesh in its concupiscences.

1 Corinthians 13:4
Charity is patient, is kind: charity envieth not, dealeth not perversely, is not puffed up,

2 Corinthians 6:6
In chastity, in knowledge, in longsuffering, in sweetness, in the Holy Ghost, in charity unfeigned,

Galatians 5:22
But the fruit of the Spirit is, charity, joy, peace, patience, benignity, goodness, longanimity,

Ephesians 4:2
With all humility and mildness, with patience, supporting one another in charity.

Ephesians 4:24
And put on the new man, who according to God is created in justice and holiness of truth.

Ephesians 4:32
And be ye kind one to another: merciful, forgiving one another, even as God hath forgiven you in Christ.

Philippians 2:1
If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of charity, if any society of the spirit, if any bowels of commiseration:

Philippians 2:3
Let nothing be done through contention: neither by vain glory. But in humility, let each esteem others better than themselves:

Additional Translations
Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.

Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, put on hearts of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience,

Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering;

Put on therefore, as God's elect, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, meekness, longsuffering;

Put on therefore, as [the] elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of compassion, kindness, lowliness, meekness, longsuffering;

Put on therefore, as God's elect, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, longsuffering;

Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering;

Clothe yourselves therefore, as God's own people holy and dearly loved, with tender-heartedness, kindness, lowliness of mind, meekness, long-suffering;

Put on therefore, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, humility, and perseverance;

Put on, therefore, as choice ones of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humble-mindedness, meekness, long-suffering,
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