Colossians 1:18 LEB

18 and he himself is the head of the body, the church, who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that he himself may become first in everything,

Study tools for Colossians 1:18

  • 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