|GOD'S WORD Translation (GW)
||New International Version (NIV)
18 He is also the head of the church, which is his body. He is the beginning, the first to come back to life so that he would have first place in everything.
18 And he is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy.
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