Colossians 1:9-19 NAS

9 For this reason also, 1since the day we heard of it, 2we have not ceased to pray for you and to ask that you may be filled with the a3knowledge of His will in all spiritual 4wisdom and understanding,

References for Colossians 1:9

    • k 1:9 - Or "real knowledge"
      10 so that you will 5walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, b6to please Him in all respects, 7bearing fruit in every good work and cincreasing in the dknowledge 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 8strengthened with all power, according to eHis glorious might, ffor the attaining of all steadfastness and gpatience; 9joyously

          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 10the Father, who has qualified us hto share in 11the inheritance of the isaints in 12Light.

              References for Colossians 1:12

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

                  The Incomparable Christ

                  13 jFor He rescued us from the k13domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of l14His 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 15in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.

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                      15 mHe is the 16image of the 17invisible God, the 18firstborn of all creation.

                      References for Colossians 1:15

                      16 For n19by Him all things were created, 20both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether 21thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities -22all things have been created through Him and for Him.

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                      17 He o23is before all things, and in Him all things phold together.

                      References for Colossians 1:17

                        • y 1:17 - Or "has existed prior to"
                        • z 1:17 - Or "endure"
                          18 He is also 24head of 25the body, the church; and He is 26the beginning, 27the firstborn from the dead, so that He Himself will come to have first place in everything.

                          References for Colossians 1:18

                          19 For qit was 28the Father's good pleasure for all 29the rfullness 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