Colossians 1:18-20

18 He is also 1head of 2the body, the church; and He is 3the beginning, 4the firstborn from the dead, so that He Himself will come to have first place in everything.
19 For [a]it was 5the Father's good pleasure for all 6the [b]fullness to dwell in Him,
20 and through Him to 7reconcile all things to Himself, having made 8peace through 9the blood of His cross; through Him, I say, 10whether things on earth or things in [c]heaven.

Cross References 10

  • 1. Ephesians 1:22
  • 2. Ephesians 1:23; Colossians 1:24; Colossians 2:19
  • 3. Revelation 3:14
  • 4. Acts 26:23
  • 5. Ephesians 1:5
  • 6. John 1:16
  • 7. 2 Corinthians 5:18; Ephesians 2:16
  • 8. Romans 5:1; Ephesians 2:14
  • 9. Ephesians 2:13
  • 10. Colossians 1:16

Footnotes 3

  • [a]. Or "all the fullness was pleased to dwell"
  • [b]. I.e. fullness of deity
  • [c]. Lit "the heavens"
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