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Colossians

1:1 Paul, an Ambassador of Anointed Jesus through the will of God, and brother Timothy,

παυλος
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Paul
αποστολος
G652
ambassador
ιησου
G2424
[of]-Jesus
χριστου
G5547
[of]-anointed
δια
G1223
through
θεληματος
G2307
[of]-will
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
και
G2532
and
τιμοθεος
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Timothy

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the
αδελφος
G80
sibling

1:2 To the holy ones living in Colosse and trusting in the Anointed:Favor and peace to you from God our Father!

τοις
G3588
[to]-those
εν
G1722
in
κολασσαις
G2857
Colosse
ἁγιοις
G40
[to]-consecrated
και
G2532
and
πιστοις
G4103
[to]-trustworthy
αδελφοις
G80
[to]-siblings
εν
G1722
in
χριστω
G5547
[to]-anointed
χαρις
G5485
favor
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
και
G2532
and
ειρηνη
G1515
peace
απο
G575
from
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
πατρος
G3962
[of]-father
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us

1:3 We thank the God and Father of our Master Jesus the Anointed for you, and we’re always praying for you.

ευχαριστουμεν
G2168
we-are-thanking
τω
G3588
[to]-the
θεω
G2316
[to]-God
πατρι
G3962
[to]-father
του
G3588
[of]-the
κυριου
G2962
[of]-master
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us
ιησου
G2424
[of]-Jesus
χριστου
G5547
[of]-anointed
παντοτε
G3842
always
περι
G4012
about
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
προσευχομενοι
G4336
praying

1:4 We heard about your faith in Anointed Jesus, and the love you have toward all the holy ones

ακουσαντες
G191
hearing
την
G3588
the
πιστιν
G4102
trust
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
εν
G1722
in
χριστω
G5547
[to]-anointed
ιησου
G2424
[of]-Jesus
και
G2532
and
την
G3588
the
αγαπην
G26
love
ἡν
G3739
which
εχετε
G2192
yous-have
εις
G1519
into
παντας
G3956
all
τους
G3588
the
ἁγιους
G40
consecrated

1:5 because of the hope reserved for you in the heavens. You heard about this hope via the word of truth of the Gospel,

δια
G1223
through
την
G3588
the
ελπιδα
G1680
hope
την
G3588
the
αποκειμενην
G606
being-reserved
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
εν
G1722
in
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
ουρανοις
G3772
[to]-skies
ἡν
G3739
which
προηκουσατε
G4257
yous-heard-before
εν
G1722
in
τω
G3588
[to]-the
λογω
G3056
[to]-saying
της
G3588
[of]-the
αληθειας
G225
[of]-truth
του
G3588
[of]-the
ευαγγελιου
G2098
[of]-good-news

1:6 which is bringing results throughout the world— and in you from the day you heard and realized the truth of the favor of God.

του
G3588
[of]-the
παροντος
G3918
being-present
εις
G1519
into
ὑμας
G5209
yous
καθως
G2531
according-to
και
G2532
and
εν
G1722
in
παντι
G3956
[to]-every
τω
G3588
[to]-the
κοσμω
G2889
[to]-arrangement
εστιν
G2076
is
καρποφορουμενον
G2592
being-productive
και
G2532
and
αυξανομενον
G837
being-grown
καθως
G2531
according-to
και
G2532
and
εν
G1722
in
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
αφ᾽
G575
from
ἡς
G3739
[of]-whom
ἡμερας
G2250
days
ηκουσατε
G191
yous-heard
και
G2532
and
επεγνωτε
G1921
yous-fully-know
την
G3588
the
χαριν
G5485
favor
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
εν
G1722
in
αληθεια
G225
[to]-truth

1:7 You learned it from Epaphras, our dearly loved fellow slave, who faithfully served the Anointed for your sakes.

καθως
G2531
according-to
εμαθετε
G3129
yous-learned
απο
G575
from
επαφρα
G1889
[of]-Epaphras
του
G3588
[of]-the
αγαπητου
G27
[of]-beloved
συνδουλου
G4889
[of]-co-slave
ἡμων
G2257
[of]-us
ὁς
G3739
who
εστιν
G2076
is
πιστος
G4103
trustworthy
ὑπερ
G5228
over
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
διακονος
G1249
attendant
του
G3588
[of]-the
χριστου
G5547
[of]-anointed

1:8 He has also informed us of your spiritual love.


G3588
the
και
G2532
and
δηλωσας
G1213
making-obvious
ἡμιν
G2254
[to]-us
την
G3588
the
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
αγαπην
G26
love
εν
G1722
in
πνευματι
G4151
[to]-breath

1:9 That is why, from the day we heard this, we have not stopped praying for you and asking that you may be filled with the recognition of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding.

δια
G1223
through
τουτο
G5124
this
και
G2532
and
ἡμεις
G2249
we
αφ᾽
G575
from
ἡς
G3739
[of]-whom
ἡμερας
G2250
days
ηκουσαμεν
G191
we-heard
ου
G3756
not
παυομεθα
G3973
we-stop
ὑπερ
G5228
over
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
προσευχομενοι
G4336
praying
και
G2532
and
αιτουμενοι
G154
asking
ἱνα
G2443
that
πληρωθητε
G4137
yous-may-be-filled-up
την
G3588
the
επιγνωσιν
G1922
recognition
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεληματος
G2307
[of]-will
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
εν
G1722
in
παση
G3956
[to]-every
σοφια
G4678
wisdom
και
G2532
and
συνεσει
G4907
[to]-mental-mastery
πνευματικη
G4152
[to]-spiritual

1:10 And we pray that you conduct yourselves in a way worthy of the Master, being productive in every good and pleasing work, and growing in your understanding of God.

περιπατησαι
G4043
to-walk-around
αξιως
G516
worthily
του
G3588
[of]-the
κυριου
G2962
[of]-master
εις
G1519
into
πασαν
G3956
all
αρεσκειαν
G699
pleasantness
εν
G1722
in
παντι
G3956
[to]-every
εργω
G2041
[to]-action
αγαθω
G18
[to]-good
καρποφορουντες
G2592
being-productive
και
G2532
and
αυξανομενοι
G837
growing
τη
G3588
[to]-the
επιγνωσει
G1922
[to]-recognition
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God

1:11 We pray that you are empowered according to his mighty and honorable rule, resulting in great endurance and patience

εν
G1722
in
παση
G3956
[to]-every
δυναμει
G1411
[to]-power
δυναμουμενοι
G1412
being-empowered
κατα
G2596
down
το
G3588
the
κρατος
G2904
mighty-rule
της
G3588
[of]-the
δοξης
G1391
[of]-honor
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
εις
G1519
into
πασαν
G3956
all
ὑπομονην
G5281
endurance
και
G2532
and
μακροθυμιαν
G3115
great-patience
μετα
G3326
with
χαρας
G5479
[of]-joy

1:12 with joy. We thank the Father, who qualifies you for your portion of the inheritance of those who are holy and in the light,

ευχαριστουντες
G2168
thanking
τω
G3588
[to]-the
πατρι
G3962
[to]-father
τω
G3588
[to]-the
ἱκανωσαντι
G2427
[to]-making-adequate
ἡμας
G2248
us
εις
G1519
into
την
G3588
the
μεριδα
G3310
portion
του
G3588
[of]-the
κληρου
G2819
[of]-die
των
G3588
[of]-the
ἁγιων
G40
[of]-consecrated-ones
εν
G1722
in
τω
G3588
[to]-the
φωτι
G5457
[to]-illumination

1:13 and who rescued us out of the jurisdiction of darkness and moved us into the kingdom of the Son he loves—

ὁς
G3739
who
ερρυσατο
G4506
pulled-through
ἡμας
G2248
us
εκ
G1537
out
της
G3588
[of]-the
εξουσιας
G1849
[of]-jurisdiction
του
G3588
[of]-the
σκοτους
G4655
[of]-darkness
και
G2532
and
μετεστησεν
G3179
transported
εις
G1519
into
την
G3588
the
βασιλειαν
G932
kingdom
του
G3588
[of]-the
υἱου
G5207
[of]-son
της
G3588
[of]-the
αγαπης
G26
[of]-love
αυτου
G846
[of]-self

1:14 the Son who got us released and our failures pardoned.

εν
G1722
in

G3739
[to]-whom
εχομεν
G2192
we-have
την
G3588
the
απολυτρωσιν
G629
release
την
G3588
the
αφεσιν
G859
acquittal
των
G3588
[of]-the
ἁμαρτιων
G266
[of]-failure

1:15 He is the image of the invisible God, the Firstborn of all creation.

ὁς
G3739
who
εστιν
G2076
is
εικων
G1504
image
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
του
G3588
[of]-the
αορατου
G517
[of]-invisible
πρωτοτοκος
G4416
firstborn
πασης
G3956
[of]-every
κτισεως
G2937
[of]-creation

1:16 Everything was created by him— everything in the heavens and on the earth, the visible and the invisible, as well as positions of power, ruled domains, and authorities. It has all been created by him and for him.

ὁτι
G3754
since
εν
G1722
in
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
εκτισθη
G2936
was-created
τα
G3588
the
παντα
G3956
all
τα
G3588
the
εν
G1722
in
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
ουρανοις
G3772
[to]-skies
και
G2532
and
τα
G3588
the
επι
G1909
on
της
G3588
[of]-the
γης
G1093
[of]-earth
τα
G3588
the
ὁρατα
G3707
visible
και
G2532
and
τα
G3588
the
αορατα
G517
invisible
ειτε
G1535
if-also
θρονοι
G2362
thrones
ειτε
G1535
if-also
κυριοτητες
G2963
masteries
ειτε
G1535
if-also
αρχαι
G746
origins
ειτε
G1535
if-also
εξουσιαι
G1849
jurisdictions
τα
G3588
the
παντα
G3956
all
δι᾽
G1223
through
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
και
G2532
and
εις
G1519
into
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
εκτισται
G2936
has-been-formed

1:17 He precedes everything and holds it all together.

και
G2532
and
αυτος
G846
him/her/it-self
εστιν
G2076
is
προ
G4253
before
παντων
G3956
[of]-all
και
G2532
and
τα
G3588
the
παντα
G3956
all
εν
G1722
in
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
συνεστηκεν
G4921
has-commended

1:18 He is the head of the body (which is the Congregation) and the ruling firstborn from the dead. He is first in every way!

και
G2532
and
αυτος
G846
him/her/it-self
εστιν
G2076
is

G3588
the
κεφαλη
G2776
[to]-head
του
G3588
[of]-the
σωματος
G4983
[of]-body
της
G3588
[of]-the
εκκλησιας
G1577
[of]-congregation
ὁς
G3739
who
εστιν
G2076
is
αρχη
G746
[to]-origin
πρωτοτοκος
G4416
firstborn
εκ
G1537
out
των
G3588
[of]-the
νεκρων
G3498
[of]-the-dead
ἱνα
G2443
that
γενηται
G1096
may-come-to-be
εν
G1722
in
πασιν
G3956
[to]-all
αυτος
G846
him/her/it-self
πρωτευων
G4409
holding-first-place

1:19 For it was in him that the entirety of God was pleased to live,

ὁτι
G3754
since
εν
G1722
in
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
ευδοκησεν
G2106
was-pleased
παν
G3956
all
το
G3588
the
πληρωμα
G4138
completion
κατοικησαι
G2730
to-dwell

1:20 so that by means of him everyone in heaven and earth could be reconciled to himself, making peace by means of his blood on the cross.

και
G2532
and
δι᾽
G1223
through
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
αποκαταλλαξαι
G604
to-reconcile
τα
G3588
the
παντα
G3956
all
εις
G1519
into
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
ειρηνοποιησας
G1517
making-peace
δια
G1223
through
του
G3588
[of]-the
αἱματος
G129
[of]-blood
του
G3588
[of]-the
σταυρου
G4716
[of]-stake
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
ειτε
G1535
if-also
τα
G3588
the
επι
G1909
on
της
G3588
[of]-the
γης
G1093
[of]-earth
ειτε
G1535
if-also
τα
G3588
the
εν
G1722
in
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
ουρανοις
G3772
[to]-skies

1:21 And yet he has now reconciled you who were once estranged and were hostile to understanding, because you did evil.

και
G2532
and
ὑμας
G5209
yous
ποτε
G4219
when?
οντας
G5607
being
απηλλοτριωμενους
G526
having-been-alienated
και
G2532
and
εχθρους
G2190
enemies
τη
G3588
[to]-the
διανοια
G1271
[to]-thoughts
εν
G1722
in
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
εργοις
G2041
[to]-actions
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
πονηροις
G4190
[to]-evil
νυνι
G3570
now
δε
G1161
yet
αποκατηλλαξεν
G604
reconciled

1:22 He did this by physically dying, so he could present you holy and flawless and above reproach in his sight—

εν
G1722
in
τω
G3588
[to]-the
σωματι
G4983
[to]-body
της
G3588
[of]-the
σαρκος
G4561
[of]-flesh
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
δια
G1223
through
του
G3588
[of]-the
θανατου
G2288
[of]-death
παραστησαι
G3936
to-exhibit
ὑμας
G5209
yous
ἁγιους
G40
consecrated
και
G2532
and
αμωμους
G299
flawless
και
G2532
and
ανεγκλητους
G410
above-reproach
κατενωπιον
G2714
in-view
αυτου
G846
[of]-self

1:23 since in fact you are persisting in the faith. You have been founded and settled so that you are not removed from the hope of the Gospel, which you heard is being proclaimed in all of creation on earth; this is what I was sent to attend to.

ει.
G1487
if
γε
G1065
surely
επιμενετε
G1961
yous-are-persisting
τη
G3588
[to]-the
πιστει
G4102
[to]-trust
τεθεμελιωμενοι
G2311
having-been-founded
και
G2532
and
ἑδραιοι
G1476
settled
και
G2532
and
μη
G3361
not
μετακινουμενοι
G3334
shifting
απο
G575
from
της
G3588
[of]-the
ελπιδος
G1680
[of]-hope
του
G3588
[of]-the
ευαγγελιου
G2098
[of]-good-news
οὑ
G3739
[of]-whom
ηκουσατε
G191
yous-heard
του
G3588
[of]-the
κηρυχθεντος
G2784
[of]-being-announced
εν
G1722
in
παση
G3956
[to]-every
κτισει
G2937
[to]-creation
τη
G3588
[to]-the
ὑπο
G5259
under
τον
G3588
the
ουρανον
G3772
sky
οὑ
G3739
[of]-whom
εγενομην
G1096
I-came-to-be
εγω
G1473
I
παυλος
G3972
Paul
διακονος
G1249
attendant

1:24 I now celebrate my sufferings for your sakes and do my share to complete in my own flesh whatever is lacking in the physical sufferings of the Anointed, for the sake of his body which is the Congregation.

νυν
G3568
now
χαιρω
G5463
I-am-happy
εν
G1722
in
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
παθημασιν
G3804
[to]-experiences
ὑπερ
G5228
over
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
και
G2532
and
ανταναπληρω
G466
I-am-filling-up
τα
G3588
the
ὑστερηματα
G5303
lack
των
G3588
[of]-the
θλιψεων
G2347
[of]-pressures
του
G3588
[of]-the
χριστου
G5547
[of]-anointed
εν
G1722
in
τη
G3588
[to]-the
σαρκι
G4561
[to]-flesh
μου
G3450
[of]-me
ὑπερ
G5228
over
του
G3588
[of]-the
σωματος
G4983
[of]-body
αυτου
G846
[of]-self

G3588
the
εστιν
G2076
is

G3588
the
εκκλησια
G1577
[to]-congregation

1:25 I became an attendant of this in accord with God’s planned schedule, to complete the Word of God in you.

ἡς
G3739
[of]-whom
εγενομην
G1096
I-came-to-be
εγω
G1473
I
διακονος
G1249
attendant
κατα
G2596
down
την
G3588
the
οικονομιαν
G3622
orderly-planning
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
την
G3588
the
δοθεισαν
G1325
being-given
μοι
G3427
[to]-me
εις
G1519
into
ὑμας
G5209
yous
πληρωσαι
G4137
to-fill-up
τον
G3588
the
λογον
G3056
saying
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God

1:26 The secret that was concealed from past ages and generations has now appeared in the ones set apart for him.

το
G3588
the
μυστηριον
G3466
secret
το
G3588
the
αποκεκρυμμενον
G613
having-been-concealed
απο
G575
from
των
G3588
[of]-the
αιωνων
G165
[of]-ages
και
G2532
and
απο
G575
from
των
G3588
[of]-the
γενεων
G1074
[of]-generations
νυν
G3568
now
δε
G1161
yet
εφανερωθη
G5319
was-revealed
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
ἁγιοις
G40
[to]-consecrated
αυτου
G846
[of]-self

1:27 God wants them to inform the non-Judeans of the glorious riches of this secret, which is the Anointed in you, the honorable hope.

οἱς
G3739
[to]-whom
ηθελησεν
G2309
chose

G3588
the
θεος
G2316
God
γνωρισαι
G1107
to-make-known
τι
G5101
what
το
G3588
the
πλουτος
G4149
wealth
της
G3588
[of]-the
δοξης
G1391
[of]-honor
του
G3588
[of]-the
μυστηριου
G3466
[of]-secret
τουτου
G5127
[of]-this
εν
G1722
in
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
εθνεσιν
G1484
[to]-nations

G3588
the
εστιν
G2076
is
χριστος
G5547
anointed
εν
G1722
in
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous

G3588
the
ελπις
G1680
hope
της
G3588
[of]-the
δοξης
G1391
[of]-honor

1:28 We tell and warn everyone and teach them wisely, so that we can present every person as in complete unity with the Anointed.

ὁν
G3739
whom
ἡμεις
G2249
we
καταγγελλομεν
G2605
we-are-announcing
νουθετουντες
G3560
warning
παντα
G3956
all
ανθρωπον
G444
person
και
G2532
and
διδασκοντες
G1321
teaching
παντα
G3956
all
ανθρωπον
G444
person
εν
G1722
in
παση
G3956
[to]-every
σοφια
G4678
wisdom
ἱνα
G2443
that
παραστησωμεν
G3936
we-should-stand-beside
παντα
G3956
all
ανθρωπον
G444
person
τελειον
G5046
mature
εν
G1722
in
χριστω
G5547
[to]-anointed

1:29 This is my labor and struggle in keeping with the operation of his power in me.

εις
G1519
into

G3588
the
και
G2532
and
κοπιω
G2872
I-am-tiring
αγωνιζομενος
G75
contending
κατα
G2596
down
την
G3588
the
ενεργειαν
G1753
operation
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
την
G3588
the
ενεργουμενην
G1754
operating
εν
G1722
in
εμοι
G1698
[to]-me
εν
G1722
in
δυναμει
G1411
[to]-power