Colossians 3:12 LEB

Appeal for New Behavior

12 Therefore, as [the] chosen of God, holy and [dearly] loved, put on affection, compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, patience,

References for Colossians 3:12

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      • a 3:5 - Literally "the members on the earth"
      • b 3:7 - Or "among them" (the pronoun may refer either to people or to sins)
      • c 3:9 - *Here "[because]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("have taken off") which is understood as causal
      • d 3:17 - Literally "if anything that"
      • e 3:22 - Literally "according to the flesh"
      • f 3:22 - Literally "with eye-service"
      • g 3:24 - *Here "[because]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("know") which is understood as causal
      • h 3:24 - Or "You serve"; the same Greek verb form can be understood as either imperative ("serve") or indicative ("you serve"), so that commentators and Bible translations differ