Therefore as you have received (A)Christ Jesus the Lord, so [a](B)walk in Him, having been firmly (C)rooted and now being (D)built up in Him and (E)established [b]in your faith, just as you (F)were instructed, and overflowing [c]with gratitude.

(G)See to it that no one takes you captive through (H)philosophy and empty deception, according to the tradition of men, according to the (I)elementary principles of the world, [d]rather than according to Christ. For in Him all the (J)fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form, 10 and in Him you have been (K)made [e]complete, and (L)He is the head [f]over all (M)rule and authority;

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  1. Colossians 2:6 Or lead your life
  2. Colossians 2:7 Or by
  3. Colossians 2:7 One early ms reads in it with
  4. Colossians 2:8 Lit and not
  5. Colossians 2:10 Lit full
  6. Colossians 2:10 Lit of