Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. (R) 11 In him you were also circumcised(S) with a circumcision not performed by human hands. 15 Let the peace of Christ(CC) rule in your hearts, since as members of one body(CD) you were called to peace. (F) 5 For though I am absent from you in body, I am present with you in spirit(G) and delight to see how disciplined(H) you are and how firm(I) your faith in Christ(J) is. 6 So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him, 7 rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. 19 Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them. 5 For though I am absent from you in body, I am present with you in spirit and delight to see how disciplined you are and how firm your faith in Christ is. 2 My goal is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ, 3 in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. All rights reserved worldwide. 13 I vouch for him that he is working hard for you and for those at Laodicea(DO) and Hierapolis. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. 16 Let the message of Christ(CF) dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom(CG) through psalms,(CH) hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts. 5 Be wise(CV) in the way you act toward outsiders;(CW) make the most of every opportunity. Do not touch!”? (CI) 17 And whatever you do,(CJ) whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks(CK) to God the Father through him. 25 Anyone who does wrong will be repaid for their wrongs, and there is no favoritism.(CP). He is the head(Q) over every power and authority. Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. 22 Slaves, obey your earthly masters in everything; and do it, not only when their eye is on you and to curry their favor, but with sincerity of heart and reverence for the Lord. Colossians 2:2 in all English translations, NIV, Quest Study Bible, Comfort Print: The Only Q and A Study Bible, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print.

3 Since, then, you have been raised with Christ,(AV) set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. (W), 13 When you were dead in your sins(X) and in the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made you[d] alive(Y) with Christ. All rights reserved. Try it for 30 days FREE. 20 Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord. Creating an account allows you to access more features and content such as: Reading the Bible is rewarding, and these plans make it easy!

18 Do not let anyone who delights in false humility(AK) and the worship of angels disqualify you. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. 2 that their hearts may be encouraged, having been knit together in love, and that they would attain to all the wealth [a]that comes from the full assurance of understanding, resulting in a true knowledge of God’s mystery, that is, Christ Himself, 3 in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

(AT) 23 Such regulations indeed have an appearance of wisdom, with their self-imposed worship, their false humility(AU) and their harsh treatment of the body, but they lack any value in restraining sensual indulgence. Your whole self ruled by the flesh[b](T) was put off when you were circumcised by[c] Christ, 12 having been buried with him in baptism,(U) in which you were also raised with him(V) through your faith in the working of God, who raised him from the dead. 20 Since you died with Christ to the elemental spiritual forces of this world, why, as though you still belonged to the world, do you submit to its rules: 21 “Do not handle! NIV: New International Version .

He is the head over every power and authority.

Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. 8 See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy,(N) which depends on human tradition and the elemental spiritual forces[a] of this world(O) rather than on Christ. Colossians 2:4 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Colossians 2:4, NIV: "I tell you this so that no one may deceive you by fine-sounding arguments."

Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. [e], 16 Therefore do not let anyone judge you(AE) by what you eat or drink,(AF) or with regard to a religious festival,(AG) a New Moon celebration(AH) or a Sabbath day. 2 My goal is that they may be encouraged in heart(C) and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery(D) of God, namely, Christ, 3 in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. He is always wrestling in prayer for you,(DM) that you may stand firm in all the will of God, mature(DN) and fully assured. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. 19 They have lost connection with the head,(AM) from whom the whole body,(AN) supported and held together by its ligaments and sinews, grows as God causes it to grow.(AO). Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus?