Colossians 1:15-17 NIV

The Supremacy of Christ

15 He is the image1 of the invisible God,2 the firstborn3 over all creation.

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      16 For by him all things were created:4 things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities;5 all things were created by him and for him.6

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      17 He is before all things,7 and in him all things hold together.

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