Colossians 2:3-13 NRS

3 in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.
4 I am saying this so that no one may deceive you with plausible arguments.
5 For though I am absent in body, yet I am with you in spirit, and I rejoice to see your morale and the firmness of your faith in Christ.
6 As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, continue to live your lives a in him,

References for Colossians 2:6

    • m 2:6 - Gk [to walk]
      7 rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.
      8 See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the universe, b and not according to Christ.

      References for Colossians 2:8

        • n 2:8 - Or [the rudiments of the world]
          9 For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily,
          10 and you have come to fullness in him, who is the head of every ruler and authority.
          11 In him also you were circumcised with a spiritual circumcision, c by putting off the body of the flesh in the circumcision of Christ;

          References for Colossians 2:11

            • o 2:11 - Gk [a circumcision made without hands]
              12 when you were buried with him in baptism, you were also raised with him through faith in the power of God, who raised him from the dead.
              13 And when you were dead in trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God d made you e alive together with him, when he forgave us all our trespasses,

              References for Colossians 2:13

                • p 2:13 - Gk [he]
                • q 2:13 - Other ancient authorities read [made us]; others, [made]