Colossians 1:21
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English Standard Version
And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds,

King James Bible
And you, that were sometime alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now hath he reconciled

American Standard Version
And you, being in time past alienated and enemies in your mind in your evil works,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And you, whereas you were some time alienated and enemies in mind in evil works:

English Revised Version
And you, being in time past alienated and enemies in your mind in your evil works, yet now hath he reconciled

Webster's Bible Translation
And you, that were formerly alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now hath he reconciled,

Weymouth New Testament
And you, estranged as you once were and even hostile in your minds, amidst your evil deeds,

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Vincent's Word Studies

Enemies

To God, in the active sense.

Mind (διανοίᾳ)

See on imagination, Luke 1:51. The spiritual seat of enmity.

By wicked works (ἐν τοῖς ἔγροις τοῖς πονηροῖς)

Rev., better, in your evil works. In the performance of - the sphere in which, outwardly, their alienation had exhibited itself.

Colossians 1:21 Parallel Commentaries

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sometime.

Romans 1:30 Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,

Romans 5:9,10 Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him...

Romans 8:7,8 Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be...

1 Corinthians 6:9-11 Know you not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters...

Ephesians 2:1,2,12,19 And you has he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins...

Ephesians 4:18 Having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them...

Titus 3:3-7 For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy...

James 4:4 You adulterers and adulteresses, know you not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God?...

in your mind by. or, by your mind in.

Titus 1:15,16 To the pure all things are pure: but to them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure...

Cross References
2 Samuel 22:24
I was blameless before him, and I kept myself from guilt.

Romans 5:10
For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, now that we are reconciled, shall we be saved by his life.

Ephesians 2:3
among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires of the body and the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, like the rest of mankind.

Ephesians 2:12
remember that you were at that time separated from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world.

Ephesians 2:15
by abolishing the law of commandments expressed in ordinances, that he might create in himself one new man in place of the two, so making peace,

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