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Colossians 1:24 NIV

Paul’s Labor for the Church

24 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.

References for Colossians 1:24

Study tools for Colossians 1:24

  • 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"