You Are Built Up in Christ

1 For I want you to know how great a 1struggle I have on your behalf and for those who are at 2Laodicea, and for all those who have not personally seen my face,

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2 that their 3hearts may be encouraged, having been 4knit together in love, and attaining to all 5the wealth that comes from the full assurance of understanding, resulting in a 6true knowledge of 7God's mystery, that is, Christ Himself,
3 in whom are hidden all 8the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

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4 9I say this so that no one will delude you with 10persuasive argument.

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5 For even though I am 11absent in body, nevertheless I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your 12good discipline and the 13stability of your faith in Christ.

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    • c 2:5 - Lit "and seeing"
    • d 2:5 - Or "your good order"
      6 Therefore as you have received 14Christ Jesus the Lord, so 15walk in Him,

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        • e 2:6 - Or "lead your life"
          7 having been firmly 16rooted and now being 17built up in Him and 18established in your faith, just as you 19were instructed, and overflowing with gratitude.

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            • f 2:7 - Or "by"
            • g 2:7 - One early ms reads "in it with"
              9 For in Him all the 23fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form,

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              10 and in Him you have been 24made complete, and 25He is the head over all 26rule and authority;

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