Colossians 2:1-10 NAS

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 apersonally seen my face,

References for Colossians 2:1

    • Š 2:1 - Lit "in the flesh"
      2 that their 3hearts may be encouraged, having been 4knit together in love, and attaining to all 5the wealth bthat comes from the full assurance of understanding, resulting in a 6true knowledge of 7God's mystery, that is, Christ Himself,

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        • ‹ 2:2 - Lit "of the full assurance"
          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 cto see dyour 12good discipline and the 13stability of your faith in Christ.

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            • Œ 2:5 - Lit "and seeing"
            •  2:5 - Or "your good order"
              6 Therefore as you have received 14Christ Jesus the Lord, so e15walk in Him,

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

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                    •  2:7 - Or "by"
                    •  2:7 - One early ms reads "in it with"
                      8 20See to it that no one takes you captive through 21philosophy and empty deception, according to the tradition of men, according to the 22elementary principles of the world, hrather than * according to Christ.

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                      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 icomplete, and 25He is the head jover all 26rule and authority;

                      References for Colossians 2:10

                        • ’ 2:10 - Lit "full"
                        • “ 2:10 - Lit "of"