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Colossians 2:19 NIV

19 They have lost connection with the head, from whom the whole body, supported and held together by its ligaments and sinews, grows as God causes it to grow.

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  • a 2:8 - Or "the basic principles" ; also in verse 20
  • b 2:11 - In contexts like this, the Greek word for "flesh" ("sarx" ) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit; also in verse 13.
  • c 2:11 - Or "put off in the circumcision of"
  • d 2:13 - {#dedup}Some manuscripts "us" {/dedup}
  • e 2:15 - Or "them in him"