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Colossians 1:23 NIV

23 if you continue in your faith, established and firm, and do not move from the hope held out in the gospel. This is the gospel that you heard and that has been proclaimed to every creature under heaven, and of which I, Paul, have become a servant.

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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"