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Colossians 3 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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Put On the New Self

Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:1 - Therefore G3767, if G1487 you have been raised G4891 with Christ G5547, keep seeking G2212 the things that are above G507, where G3757 Christ G5547 is, seated G2521 at the right G1188 hand G1188 of God G2316.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:2 - [fn]Set G5426 your minds G5426 on G5426 the things that are above G507, not on the things that are on earth G1093.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:3 - For you have died G599, and your life G2222 is hidden G2928 with Christ G5547 in God G2316.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:4 - When G3752 Christ G5547, who is our life G2222, is revealed G5319, then G5119 you also G2532 will be revealed G5319 with Him in glory G1391.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:5 - Therefore G3767, [fn]treat G3499 the parts G3196 of your earthly G1093 body as G3499 dead G3499 to sexual G4202 immorality G4202, impurity G167, passion G3806, evil G2556 desire G1939, and greed G4124, which G3748 [fn]amounts G1510 to idolatry G1495.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:6 - For it is because G1223 of these G3739 things G3739 that the wrath G3709 of God G2316 is coming G2064 [fn]upon the [fn]sons G5207 of disobedience G545,
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:7 - and in them you also G2532 once G4218 walked G4043, when G3753 you were living G2198 [fn]in them.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:8 - But now G3570 you also G2532, rid G659 yourselves of G659 all G3956 of them: anger G3709, wrath G2372, malice G2549, slander G988, and obscene G148 speech G148 from your mouth G4750.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:9 - [fn]Do not lie G5574 to one G240 another G240, since you stripped G554 off G554 the old G3820 [fn]self G444 with its evil practices G4234,
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:10 - and have put G1746 on G1746 the new G3501 self, which is being [fn]renewed G341 to a true G1922 knowledge G1922 according G2596 to the image G1504 of the One who created G2936 it—
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:11 - a renewal in which G3699 there G1762 is G1762 no G3756 distinction between Greek G1672 and Jew G2453, circumcised G4061 and uncircumcised G203, [fn]barbarian G915, [fn]Scythian G4658, slave G1401, and free G1658, but Christ G5547 is all G3956, and in all G3956.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:12 - So G3767, as those who have been chosen G1588 of God G2316, holy G40 and beloved G25, put G1746 on G1746 a heart G4698 of compassion G3628, kindness G5544, humility G5012, gentleness G4240, and [fn]patience G3115;
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:13 - bearing G430 with one G240 another G240, and forgiving G5483 each G1438 other G1438, whoever G1437 G5100 has G2192 a complaint G3437 against G4314 anyone G5100; just G2531 as G2531 the Lord G2962 forgave G5483 you, so G3779 must you do also G2532.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:14 - In addition G1909 to all G3956 these G3778 things G3778 put on love G26, which G3739 is [fn]the perfect G5047 bond G4886 of G4886 unity G4886.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:15 - Let the peace G1515 of Christ G5547, to which G3739 you were [fn]indeed G2532 called G2564 in one G1520 body G4983, [fn]rule G1018 in your hearts G2588; and [fn]be thankful G2170.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:16 - Let the word G3056 of [fn]Christ G5547 richly G4146 dwell G1774 within G1722 you, [fn]with all G3956 wisdom G4678 teaching G1321 and admonishing G3560 [fn]one G1438 another G1438 with psalms G5568, hymns G5215, and spiritual G4152 songs G5603, singing G103 with thankfulness G5485 in your hearts G2588 to God G2316.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:17 - Whatever G3956 you do G4160 in word G3056 or G2228 deed G2041, do everything G3956 in the name G3686 of the Lord G2962 Jesus G2424, giving G2168 thanks G2168 through G1223 Him to God G2316 the Father G3962.

Family Relations

(cf. Eph 5:21—6:9 )
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:18 - Wives G1135, be G5293 subject G5293 to your husbands G435, as is fitting G433 in the Lord G2962.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:19 - Husbands G435, love G25 your wives G1135 and do not become G4087 bitter G4087 against G4314 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:20 - Children G5043, obey G5219 your parents G1118 in everything G3956, for this G3778 is pleasing G2101 [fn]to the Lord G2962.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:21 - Fathers G3962, do not [fn]antagonize G2042 your children G5043, so G2443 that G2443 they will not become G120 discouraged G120.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:22 - [fn]Slaves G1401, obey G5219 those G3588 who are your [fn]human G4561 masters G2962 in everything G3956, not with [fn]eye-service G3787, as people-pleasers G441, but with sincerity G572 of heart G2588, fearing G5399 the Lord G2962.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:23 - Whatever G3739 G1437 you do G4160, do G2038 your work G2038 [fn]heartily G5590, as for the Lord G2962 and not for people G444,
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:24 - knowing G6063 that it is from the Lord G2962 that you will receive G618 the reward G469 [fn]of the inheritance G2817. It is the Lord G2962 Christ G5547 whom you serve G1398.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:25 - For the one who does G91 wrong G91 will receive G2865 the consequences of the wrong G91 which G3739 he has done G91, and [fn]that without G3756 partiality G4382.
NASB20 Footnotes
Or Be intent on
Lit put to death the parts of your body which are upon the earth
Lit is
Two early mss do not contain upon the sons of disobedience
I.e., people opposed to God
Or among these
Or Stop lying
Lit person
Lit renovated
I.e., uncultured
I.e., a member of an ancient people near the Black Sea, often considered unrefined
I.e., forbearance toward others
Lit the uniting bond of perfection
Or also
Or be in control in
Or show yourselves thankful
One early ms the Lord
Or in
Or one another, singing with psalms...
Lit in
Or provoke to anger
I.e., slaves in first-century Roman culture
Lit masters according to flesh
I.e., working only when watched
Lit from the soul
I.e., consisting of
Lit there is no partiality

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