Colossians 1:16-18 NIV

16 For by him all things were created:1 things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities;2 all things were created by him and for him.3

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17 He is before all things,4 and in him all things hold together.

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18 And he is the head5 of the body, the church;6 he is the beginning and the firstborn7 from among the dead,8 so that in everything he might have the supremacy.

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