Colossians 3:5-14New American Standard Bible (NASB)
5 Therefore [a]consider the members of your earthly body as dead to [b]immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed, which [c]amounts to idolatry.6 For it is because of these things that the wrath of God will come [d]upon the sons of disobedience,7 and in them you also once walked, when you were living [e]in them.8 But now you also, put them all aside: anger, wrath, malice, slander, andabusive speech from your mouth.9 [f]Do not lie to one another, since you laid aside the old [g]self with its evil practices,10 and have put on the new self who is being [h]renewed to a true knowledge according to the image of the One who created him—11 a renewal in which there is no distinction between Greek and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, [i]barbarian, Scythian, slave and freeman, but Christ is all, and in all.
12 So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and [j]patience;13 bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, whoever has a complaint against anyone; just as the Lord forgave you, so also should you.14 Beyond all these things put on love, which is [k]the perfect bond of unity.
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