Colossians 1:4-14 NAS

4 1since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and the 2love which you have afor 3all the bsaints;

References for Colossians 1:4

    • d 1:4 - Or "toward"
    • e 1:4 - Or "holy ones"
      5 because of the 4hope 5laid up for you in cheaven, of which you previously 6heard in the word of truth, dthe gospel

      References for Colossians 1:5

        • f 1:5 - Lit "the heavens"
        • g 1:5 - Or "of the gospel"
          6 which has come to you, just as e7in all the world also it is constantly bearing 8fruit and fincreasing, even as it has been doing in you also since the day you 9heard of it and gunderstood the grace of God in truth;

          References for Colossians 1:6

            • h 1:6 - Or "it is in the world"
            • i 1:6 - Or "spreading abroad"
            • j 1:6 - Or "came really to know"
              7 just as you learned it from 10Epaphras, our 11beloved fellow bond-servant, who is a faithful servant of Christ on our behalf,

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              8 and he also informed us of your 12love in the Spirit.

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              9 For this reason also, 13since the day we heard of it, 14we have not ceased to pray for you and to ask that you may be filled with the h15knowledge of His will in all spiritual 16wisdom and understanding,

              References for Colossians 1:9

                • k 1:9 - Or "real knowledge"
                  10 so that you will 17walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, i18to please Him in all respects, 19bearing fruit in every good work and jincreasing in the kknowledge of God;

                  References for Colossians 1:10

                    • l 1:10 - Lit "unto all pleasing"
                    • m 1:10 - Or "growing by the knowledge"
                    • n 1:10 - Or "real knowledge"
                      11 20strengthened with all power, according to lHis glorious might, mfor the attaining of all steadfastness and npatience; 21joyously

                      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 22the Father, who has qualified us oto share in 23the inheritance of the psaints in 24Light.

                          References for Colossians 1:12

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

                              The Incomparable Christ

                              13 qFor He rescued us from the r25domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of s26His 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 27in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.

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