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Colossians 3 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Col 3:1

Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.

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Col 3:2

fnSet your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth.

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For you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

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When Christ, who is our life, is revealed, then you also will be revealed with Him in glory.

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Therefore fnconsider the members of your earthly body as dead to fnimmorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed, which fnamounts to idolatry.

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For it is because of these things that the wrath of God will come fnupon the sons of disobedience,

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and in them you also once walked, when you were living fnin them.

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But now you also, put them all aside: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and abusive speech from your mouth.

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fnDo not lie to one another, since you laid aside the old fnself with its evil practices,

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Col 3:10

and have put on the new self who is being fnrenewed to a true knowledge according to the image of the One who created him—

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a renewal in which there is no distinction between Greek and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, fnbarbarian, Scythian, slave and freeman, but Christ is all, and in all.

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So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and fnpatience;

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bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, whoever has a complaint against anyone; just as the Lord forgave you, so also should you.

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Col 3:14

Beyond all these things put on love, which is fnthe perfect bond of unity.

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Col 3:15

Let the peace of Christ fnrule in your hearts, to which fnindeed you were called in one body; and fnbe thankful.

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Col 3:16

Let the word of fnChrist richly dwell within you, fnwith all wisdom teaching and admonishing fnone another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing fnwith thankfulness in your hearts to God.

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Whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through Him to God the Father.

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Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.

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Husbands, love your wives and do not be embittered against them.

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Children, be obedient to your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing fnto the Lord.

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Fathers, do not exasperate your children, so that they will not lose heart.

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Slaves, in all things obey those who are your masters fnon earth, not with fnexternal service, as those who merely please men, but with sincerity of heart, fearing the Lord.

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Whatever you do, do your work fnheartily, as for the Lord fnrather than for men,

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Col 3:24

knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward fnof the inheritance. It is the Lord Christ whom you serve.

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Col 3:25

For he who does wrong will receive the consequences of the wrong which he has done, and fnthat without partiality.
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NASB Footnotes

Or, Be intent on
Literally: put to death the members which are upon the earth
Literally: fornication
Literally: is
Two early mss do not contain upon the sons of disobedience
Or, among these
Or, Stop lying
Gr anthropos
Literally: renovated
I.e. those who were not Greeks, either by birth or by culture
I.e. forbearance toward others
Literally: the uniting bond of perfection
Or, act as arbiter
Literally: also
Or, show yourselves thankful
One early ms reads the Lord
Or, in
Or, one another, singing with psalms...
Or, by; lit in His grace
Literally: in
Literally: according to the flesh
Literally: eyeservice
Literally: from the soul
Literally: and not
I.e. consisting of
Literally: there is no partiality

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