Colossians 2:20-23 NRS

20 If with Christ you died to the elemental spirits of the universe, a why do you live as if you still belonged to the world? Why do you submit to regulations,

References for Colossians 2:20

    • v 2:20 - Or [the rudiments of the world]
      21 "Do not handle, Do not taste, Do not touch"?
      22 All these regulations refer to things that perish with use; they are simply human commands and teachings.
      23 These have indeed an appearance of wisdom in promoting self-imposed piety, humility, and severe treatment of the body, but they are of no value in checking self-indulgence. b

      References for Colossians 2:23

        • w 2:23 - Or [are of no value, serving only to indulge the flesh]