Colossians 1:5 NIV

5 the faith and love that spring from the hope stored up for you in heaven and about which you have already heard in the true message of the gospel

References for Colossians 1:5

Study tools for Colossians 1:5

  • 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"