Colossians 1:24
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New International Version
Now I rejoice in what I am suffering for you, and I fill up in my flesh what is still lacking in regard to Christ's afflictions, for the sake of his body, which is the church.


New American Standard Bible
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I do my share on behalf of His body, which is the church, in filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions.


King James Bible
Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church:


Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and I am completing in my flesh what is lacking in Christ's afflictions for His body, that is, the church.


International Standard Version
Now I am rejoicing while suffering for you as I complete in my flesh whatever remains of the Messiah's sufferings on behalf of his body, which is the church.


American Standard Version
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and fill up on my part that which is lacking of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church;


Douay-Rheims Bible
Who 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:


Darby Bible Translation
Now, I rejoice in sufferings for you, and I fill up that which is behind of the tribulations of Christ in my flesh, for his body, which is the assembly;


Young's Literal Translation
I now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and do fill up the things lacking of the tribulations of the Christ in my flesh for his body, which is the assembly,
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Context
Paul's Suffering for the Chruch

24 Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church: 25 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; 26 Even the mystery which has been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints: 27 To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory: 28 Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus: 29 Whereunto I also labor, striving according to his working, which works in me mightily.
Cross References
Romans 8:17
And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.


1 Corinthians 12:27
Now you are the body of Christ, and members in particular.


2 Corinthians 1:5
For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also abounds by Christ.


2 Corinthians 6:10
As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.


2 Corinthians 12:15
And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you; though the more abundantly I love you, the less I be loved.


Ephesians 1:23
Which is his body, the fullness of him that fills all in all.


Philippians 2:17
Yes, and if I be offered on the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy, and rejoice with you all.


Colossians 1:18
And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence.


2 Timothy 1:8
Be not you therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be you partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God;


2 Timothy 2:10
Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sakes, that they may also obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.


Treasury of Scripture

Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church:

rejoice.

Matthew 5:11,12 Blessed are you, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake...

Acts 5:41 And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name.

Romans 5:3 And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation works patience;

2 Corinthians 7:4 Great is my boldness of speech toward you, great is my glorying of you: I am filled with comfort...

Ephesians 3:1,13 For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles...

Philippians 2:17,18 Yes, and if I be offered on the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy, and rejoice with you all...

James 1:2 My brothers, count it all joy when you fall into divers temptations;

fill.

2 Corinthians 1:5-8 For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also abounds by Christ...

2 Corinthians 4:8-12 We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair...

2 Corinthians 11:23-27 Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am more; in labors more abundant, in stripes above measure...

Philippians 3:10 That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable to his death;

2 Timothy 1:8 Be not you therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner...

2 Timothy 2:9,10 Wherein I suffer trouble, as an evil doer, even to bonds; but the word of God is not bound...

for. See on ver.

Colossians 1:18 And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead...

Ephesians 1:23 Which is his body, the fullness of him that fills all in all.

Strong's Concordance
Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church:
Topical Bible
Afflictions Amid Assembly Behalf Behind Body Body's Christ Christ's Church Complete Fill Filling Flesh Joy Lacking Needed Pain Regard Rejoice Sake Salvation Share Sorrows Suffered Sufferings Tribulations Undergo Whatever
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Colossians Chapter 1 Verse 24

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NT Letters: Colossians 1:24 Now I rejoice in my sufferings (Coloss. Col Co)
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