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Colossians 3:11-21 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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11 a renewal in which there is no distinction between Greek and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave and freeman, but Christ is all, and in all. 11 Here there is no Greek or Jew, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave or free, but Christ is all, and is in all.
12 So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience; 12 Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.
13 bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, whoever has a complaint against anyone; just as the Lord forgave you, so also should you. 13 Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.
14 Beyond all these things put on love, which is the perfect bond of unity. 14 And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.
15 Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body; and be thankful. 15 Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.
16 Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God. 16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalms, hymns and spiritual songs with gratitude in your hearts to God.
17 Whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through Him to God the Father. 17 And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
18 Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord . 18 Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
19 Husbands, love your wives and do not be embittered against them. 19 Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them.
20 Children, be obedient to your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing to the Lord . 20 Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.
21 Fathers, do not exasperate your children, so that they will not lose heart. 21 Fathers, do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged.