Colossians 3:12-22 NAS

12 So, as those who have been 1chosen of God, holy and beloved, 2put on a 3heart of compassion, kindness, 4humility, gentleness and a5patience;

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    • ¯ 3:12 - I.e. forbearance toward others
      13 6bearing with one another, and 7forgiving each other, whoever * has a complaint against anyone; 8just as the Lord forgave you, so also should you.

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      14 Beyond all these things put on love, which is b9the perfect bond of 10unity.

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        • ° 3:14 - Lit "the uniting bond of perfection"
          15 Let 11the peace of Christ crule in your hearts, to which dindeed you were called in 12one body; and ebe thankful.

          References for Colossians 3:15

            • ± 3:15 - Or "act as arbiter"
            • ² 3:15 - Lit "also"
            • ³ 3:15 - Or "show yourselves thankful"
              16 Let 13the word of fChrist richly dwell within you, gwith all wisdom 14teaching and admonishing hone another 15with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, 16singing iwith thankfulness in your hearts to God.

              References for Colossians 3:16

                • ´ 3:16 - One early ms reads "the Lord"
                • µ 3:16 - Or "in"
                • 3:16 - Or "one another, singing with psalms..."
                • · 3:16 - Or "by;" lit "in His grace"
                  17 17Whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, 18giving thanks through Him to God the Father.

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                  Family Relations

                  18 19Wives, 20be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.

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                  19 21Husbands, love your wives and do not be embittered against them.

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                  20 22Children, be obedient to your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing jto the Lord.

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                  21 23Fathers, do not exasperate your children, so that they will not lose heart.

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                  22 24Slaves, in all things obey those who are your masters kon earth, 25not with lexternal service, as those who merely please men, but with sincerity of heart, fearing the Lord.

                  References for Colossians 3:22

                    • ¹ 3:22 - Lit "according to the flesh"
                    • º 3:22 - Lit "eyeservice"