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Colossians 1:12 NIV

12 and giving joyful thanks to the Father, who has qualified youa to share in the inheritance of his holy people in the kingdom of light.

References for Colossians 1:12

    • f 1:12 - {#dedup}Some manuscripts "us" {/dedup}

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      • a 1:2 - The Greek word for "brothers and sisters" ("adelphoi" ) refers here to believers, both men and women, as part of God’s family; also in 4:15.
      • b 1:2 - Some manuscripts "Father and the Lord Jesus Christ"
      • c 1:7 - Or "slave"
      • d 1:7 - Some manuscripts "your"
      • e 1:9 - Or "all spiritual wisdom and understanding"
      • f 1:12 - {#dedup}Some manuscripts "us" {/dedup}
      • g 1:21 - Or "minds, as shown by"