Colossians 1:16 ESV

16 For bya him all things were created, 1in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether 2thrones or 3dominions or rulers or authorities--all things were created 4through him and for him.

References for Colossians 1:16

    • f 1:16 - That is, by means of; or in

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      • a 1:2 - Or brothers and sisters. The plural Greek word adelphoi (translated "brothers") refers to siblings in a family. In New Testament usage, depending on the context, adelphoi may refer either to men or to both men and women who are siblings (brothers and sisters) in God's family, the church
      • b 1:7 - Greek fellow bondservant
      • c 1:7 - Some manuscripts our
      • d 1:12 - Or patience, with joy giving thanks
      • e 1:12 - Some manuscripts us
      • f 1:16 - That is, by means of; or in
      • g 1:23 - Or to every creature