Parallel Bible results for Colossians 1:11-20

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Colossians 1:11-20

CEB 11 by being strengthened through his glorious might so that you endure everything and have patience; NRS 11 May you be made strong with all the strength that comes from his glorious power, and may you be prepared to endure everything with patience, while joyfully CEB 12 and by giving thanks with joy to the Father. He made it so you could take part in the inheritance, in light granted to God's holy people. NRS 12 giving thanks to the Father, who has enabled you to share in the inheritance of the saints in the light. CEB 13 He rescued us from the control of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of the Son he loves. NRS 13 He has rescued us from the power of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of his beloved Son, CEB 14 He set us free through the Son and forgave our sins. NRS 14 in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. CEB 15 The Son is the image of the invisible God, the one who is first over all creation, NRS 15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation; CEB 16 Because all things were created by him: both in the heavens and on the earth, the things that are visible and the things that are invisible. Whether they are thrones or powers, or rulers or authorities, all things were created through him and for him. NRS 16 for in him all things in heaven and on earth were created, things visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or powers—all things have been created through him and for him. CEB 17 He existed before all things, and all things are held together in him. NRS 17 He himself is before all things, and in him all things hold together. CEB 18 He is the head of the body, the church, who is the beginning, the one who is firstborn from among the dead so that he might occupy the first place in everything. NRS 18 He is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that he might come to have first place in everything. CEB 19 Because all the fullness of God was pleased to live in him, NRS 19 For in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell, CEB 20 and he reconciled all things to himself through him— whether things on earth or in the heavens. He brought peace through the blood of his cross. NRS 20 and through him God was pleased to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, by making peace through the blood of his cross.