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Colossians 1:16 LEB

16 because all [things] in the heavens and on the earth were created by him, things visible and things invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or powers, all [things] were created through him and for him,

Study tools for Colossians 1:16

  • a 1:3 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("pray") which is understood as temporal
  • b 1:4 - *Here "[since]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("heard about") which is understood as causal
  • c 1:7 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
  • d 1:7 - Some manuscripts have "on your behalf"
  • e 1:9 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
  • f 1:10 - Literally "to all pleasing"
  • g 1:13 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
  • h 1:13 - Literally "of his love"
  • i 1:15 - *Translated as a genitive of subordination (Wallace, GGBB, 104)
  • j 1:20 - *Here "by" is supplied as a component of the participle ("making peace") which is understood as means
  • k 1:21 - Literally "and you formerly being alienated"
  • l 1:21 - *Here the participle ("being") is understood as concessive
  • m 1:22 - Some manuscripts have "he has reconciled [you]"
  • n 1:22 - Literally "the body of his flesh"
  • o 1:28 - *Here "by" is supplied as a component of the participle ("admonishing") which is understood as means
  • p 1:28 - Literally "man," used here in a generic sense to refer to persons of either gender
  • q 1:28 - Literally "man," used here in a generic sense to refer to persons of either gender
  • r 1:28 - Literally "man," used here in a generic sense to refer to persons of either gender