rooted(A) and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught,(B) and overflowing with thankfulness.

See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy,(C) which depends on human tradition and the elemental spiritual forces[a] of this world(D) rather than on Christ.

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  1. Colossians 2:8 Or the basic principles; also in verse 20