14 having canceled (A)the certificate of debt consisting of decrees against us, which was hostile to us; and (B)He has taken it out of the way, having nailed it to the cross. 15 When He had [a](C)disarmed the (D)rulers and authorities, He (E)made a public display of them, having (F)triumphed over them through [b]Him.

16 Therefore, no one is to [c](G)act as your judge in regard to (H)food and (I)drink, or in respect to a (J)festival or a (K)new moon, or a (L)Sabbath [d]day— 17 things which are only a (M)shadow of what is to come; but the [e]substance [f]belongs to Christ.

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  1. Colossians 2:15 Or divested Himself of
  2. Colossians 2:15 Or it; i.e., the cross
  3. Colossians 2:16 Lit judge you
  4. Colossians 2:16 Or days
  5. Colossians 2:17 Lit body
  6. Colossians 2:17 Lit of Christ

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