Colossians 1:11-21 NAS

11 1strengthened with all power, according to aHis glorious might, bfor the attaining of all steadfastness and cpatience; 2joyously

References for Colossians 1:11

    • o 1:11 - Lit "the might of His glory"
    • p 1:11 - Lit "unto all"
    • q 1:11 - Or "patience with joy"
      12 giving thanks to 3the Father, who has qualified us dto share in 4the inheritance of the esaints in 5Light.

      References for Colossians 1:12

        • r 1:12 - Lit "unto the portion of"
        • s 1:12 - Or "holy ones"

          The Incomparable Christ

          13 fFor He rescued us from the g6domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of h7His beloved Son,

          References for Colossians 1:13

            • t 1:13 - Lit "Who rescued"
            • u 1:13 - Lit "authority"
            • v 1:13 - Lit "the Son of His love"
              14 8in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.

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              15 iHe is the 9image of the 10invisible God, the 11firstborn of all creation.

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              16 For j12by Him all things were created, 13both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether 14thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities -15all things have been created through Him and for Him.

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              17 He k16is before all things, and in Him all things lhold together.

              References for Colossians 1:17

                • y 1:17 - Or "has existed prior to"
                • z 1:17 - Or "endure"
                  18 He is also 17head of 18the body, the church; and He is 19the beginning, 20the firstborn from the dead, so that He Himself will come to have first place in everything.

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                  19 For mit was 21the Father's good pleasure for all 22the nfullness to dwell in Him,

                  References for Colossians 1:19

                    • { 1:19 - Or "all the fullness was pleased to dwell"
                    • | 1:19 - I.e. fullness of deity
                      20 and through Him to 23reconcile all things to Himself, having made 24peace through 25the blood of His cross; through Him, I say, 26whether things on earth or things in oheaven.

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                      21 And although you were 27formerly alienated and hostile in mind, engaged in evil deeds,

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