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Colossians 1:9 LEB

Prayer for Maturity Based on Christ’s Preeminence

9 Because of this also we, from the day we heard about [it],a did not cease praying for you, and asking that you may be filled [with] the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual insight,

References for Colossians 1:9

    • e 1:9 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation

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      • 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