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Colossians 1:18–19

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Colossians 1:18–19 — The New International Version (NIV)

18 And he is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy. 19 For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him,

Colossians 1:18–19 — English Standard Version (ESV)

18 And he is the head of the body, the church. He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in everything he might be preeminent. 19 For in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell,

Colossians 1:18–19 — New Living Translation (NLT)

18 Christ is also the head of the church,

which is his body.

He is the beginning,

supreme over all who rise from the dead.

So he is first in everything.

19 For God in all his fullness

was pleased to live in Christ,

Colossians 1:18–19 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

18 And He is the head of the body, the church, who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in all things He may have the preeminence.

19 For it pleased the Father that in Him all the fullness should dwell,

Colossians 1:18–19 — New Century Version (NCV)

18 He is the head of the body, which is the church. Everything comes from him. He is the first one who was raised from the dead. So in all things Jesus has first place. 19 God was pleased for all of himself to live in Christ.

Colossians 1:18–19 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

18 And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence. 19 For it was the good pleasure of the Father that in him should all the fulness dwell;

Colossians 1:18–19 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

18 And he is the head of the body, the assembly; who is the beginning, firstborn from among the dead, that he might have the first place in all things: 19 for in him all the fulness of the Godhead was pleased to dwell,

Colossians 1:18–19 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

18 He is also the head of the church, which is his body.

He is the beginning,

the first to come back to life

so that he would have first place in everything.

19 God was pleased to have all of himself live in Christ.

Colossians 1:18–19 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

18 He is also the head of the body, the church;

He is the beginning,

the firstborn from the dead,

so that He might come to have

first place in everything.

19 For God was pleased to have

all His fullness dwell in Him,

Colossians 1:18–19 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

18 He is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that he might come to have first place in everything. 19 For in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell,

Colossians 1:18–19 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

18 and he himself is the head of the body, the church, who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that he himself may become first in everything, 19 because he was well pleased for all the fullness to dwell in him,

Colossians 1:18–19 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

18 And he is the head of the body, which is the church. He is the beginning. He is the first to be raised from the dead. That happened so that he would be far above everything. 19 God was pleased to have his whole nature living in Christ.

Colossians 1:18–19 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

18 He is also head of the body, the church; and He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that He Himself will come to have first place in everything.

19 For it was the Father’s good pleasure for all the fullness to dwell in Him,