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Colossians 1:1–2

*aPaul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus aaour brother, To the saints and faithful brethren bin Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

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Colossians 1:1–2 — The New International Version (NIV)

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,

To God’s holy people in Colossae, the faithful brothers and sisters in Christ:

Grace and peace to you from God our Father.

Colossians 1:1–2 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,

To the saints and faithful brothers in Christ at Colossae:

Grace to you and peace from God our Father.

Colossians 1:1–2 — New Living Translation (NLT)

This letter is from Paul, chosen by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and from our brother Timothy.

We are writing to God’s holy people in the city of Colosse, who are faithful brothers and sisters in Christ.

May God our Father give you grace and peace.

Colossians 1:1–2 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,

To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ who are in Colosse:

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Colossians 1:1–2 — New Century Version (NCV)

From Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus. I am an apostle because that is what God wanted. Also from Timothy, our brother.

To the holy and faithful brothers and sisters in Christ that live in Colossae:

Grace and peace to you from God our Father.

Colossians 1:1–2 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus through the will of God, and Timothy our brother, to the saints and faithful brethren in Christ that are at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father.

Colossians 1:1–2 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Paul, apostle of Christ Jesus, by God’s will, and Timotheus the brother, to the holy and faithful brethren in Christ which are in Colosse. Grace to you and peace from God our Father and Lord Jesus Christ.

Colossians 1:1–2 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

From Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by God’s will, and from our brother Timothy.

To God’s holy and faithful people, our brothers and sisters who are united with Christ in the city of Colossae.

Good willand peace from God our Father are yours!

Colossians 1:1–2 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by God’s will, and Timothy our brother:

To the saints in Christ at Colossae, who are faithful brothers.

Grace to you and peace from God our Father.

Colossians 1:1–2 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,

To the saints and faithful brothers and sisters in Christ in Colossae:

Grace to you and peace from God our Father.

Colossians 1:1–2 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus through the will of God, and Timothy our brother, to the saints and faithful brothers in Christ in Colossae. Grace to you and peace from God our Father.

Colossians 1:1–2 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

I, Paul, am writing this letter. I am an apostle of Christ Jesus just as God planned. Our brother Timothy joins me in writing.

We are sending this letter to you, our brothers and sisters in Colosse. You belong to Christ. You are holy and faithful.

May God our Father give you grace and peace.

Colossians 1:1–2 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,

To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ who are at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father.