Colossians 2:20-23 NIV

20 Since you died with Christ1 to the basic principles of this world,2 why, as though you still belonged to it, do you submit to its rules:3

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      21 "Do not handle! Do not taste! Do not touch!"?
      22 These are all destined to perish4 with use, because they are based on human commands and teachings.5

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      23 Such regulations indeed have an appearance of wisdom, with their self-imposed worship, their false humility6 and their harsh treatment of the body, but they lack any value in restraining sensual indulgence.

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