3:1 If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God.
3:1 If then you were raised with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ is, sitting at the right hand of God.

3:2 Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.
3:2 Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth.

3:3 For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God.
3:3 For you died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

3:4 When Christ, [who is] our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory.
3:4 When Christ who is our life appears, then you also will appear with Him in glory.

3:5 Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry:
3:5 Therefore put to death your members which are on the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.

3:6 For which things' sake the wrath of God cometh on the children of disobedience:
3:6 Because of these things the wrath of God is coming upon the sons of disobedience,

3:7 In the which ye also walked some time, when ye lived in them.
3:7 in which you yourselves once walked when you lived in them.

3:8 But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.
3:8 But now you yourselves are to put off all these: anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy language out of your mouth.

3:9 Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds;
3:9 Do not lie to one another, since you have put off the old man with his deeds,

3:10 And have put on the new [man], which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him:
3:10 and have put on the new man who is renewed in knowledge according to the image of Him who created him,

3:11 Where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond [nor] free: but Christ [is] all, and in all.
3:11 where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcised nor uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave nor free, but Christ is all and in all.

3:12 Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;
3:12 Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, put on tender mercies, kindness, humility, meekness, longsuffering;

3:13 Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also [do] ye.
3:13 bearing with one another, and forgiving one another, if anyone has a complaint against another; even as Christ forgave you, so you also must do.

3:14 And above all these things [put on] charity, which is the bond of perfectness.
3:14 But above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfection.

3:15 And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.
3:15 And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful.

3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.
3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.

3:17 And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, [do] all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.
3:17 And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.

3:18 Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.
3:18 Wives, submit to your own husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.

3:19 Husbands, love [your] wives, and be not bitter against them.
3:19 Husbands, love your wives and do not be bitter toward them.

3:20 Children, obey [your] parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.
3:20 Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well pleasing to the Lord.

3:21 Fathers, provoke not your children [to anger], lest they be discouraged.
3:21 Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged.

3:22 Servants, obey in all things [your] masters according to the flesh; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God:
3:22 Bondservants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh, not with eyeservice, as men-pleasers, but in sincerity of heart, fearing God.

3:23 And whatsoever ye do, do [it] heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;
3:23 And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men,

3:24 Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.
3:24 knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ.

3:25 But he that doeth wrong shall receive for the wrong which he hath done: and there is no respect of persons.
3:25 But he who does wrong will be repaid for what he has done, and there is no partiality.