New King James Version
23 (A)These things indeed have an appearance of wisdom in self-imposed religion, false humility, and [a]neglect of the body, but are of no value against the indulgence of the flesh.Read full chapter
- Colossians 2:23 severe treatment, asceticism
New American Standard Bible
23 These are matters which do have the [a]appearance of wisdom in [b](A)self-made religion and humility and (B)severe treatment of the body, but are of no value against (C)fleshly indulgence.Read full chapter
- Colossians 2:23 Lit report; Gr logos
- Colossians 2:23 Or would-be religion
23 These practices indeed have the appearance [that popularly passes as that] of wisdom in self-made religion and mock humility and severe treatment of the body (asceticism), but are of no value against sinful indulgence [because they do not honor God].Read full chapter
New International Version
23 Such regulations indeed have an appearance of wisdom, with their self-imposed worship, their false humility(A) and their harsh treatment of the body, but they lack any value in restraining sensual indulgence.
King James Version
23 Which things have indeed a shew of wisdom in will worship, and humility, and neglecting of the body: not in any honour to the satisfying of the flesh.Read full chapter
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