(A)even when we were dead in trespasses, (B)made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved), and raised us up together, and made us sit together (C)in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus,

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even when we were (A)dead [a]in our wrongdoings, made us alive together [b]with Christ ((B)by grace you have been saved), and (C)raised us up with Him, and (D)seated us with Him in (E)the heavenly places in (F)Christ Jesus,

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  1. Ephesians 2:5 Or by reason of
  2. Ephesians 2:5 Two early mss in Christ

even when we were [spiritually] dead and separated from Him because of our sins, He made us [spiritually] alive together with Christ (for by His grace—His undeserved favor and mercy—you have been saved from God’s judgment).(A) And He raised us up together with Him [when we believed], and seated us with Him in the heavenly places, [because we are] in Christ Jesus,

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made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions(A)—it is by grace you have been saved.(B) And God raised us up with Christ(C) and seated us with him(D) in the heavenly realms(E) in Christ Jesus,

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Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;)

And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus:

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13 He has delivered us from (A)the power of darkness (B)and [a]conveyed us into the kingdom of the Son of His love,

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  1. Colossians 1:13 transferred

The Incomparable Christ

13 [a]For He rescued us from the [b](A)domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of [c](B)His beloved Son,

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  1. Colossians 1:13 Lit Who rescued
  2. Colossians 1:13 Lit authority
  3. Colossians 1:13 Lit the Son of His love

The Incomparable Christ

13 For He has rescued us and has drawn us to Himself from the dominion of darkness, and has transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son,

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13 For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness(A) and brought us into the kingdom(B) of the Son he loves,(C)

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13 Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son:

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Not Legalism but Christ

11 In Him you were also (A)circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, by (B)putting off the body [a]of the sins of the flesh, by the circumcision of Christ, 12 (C)buried with Him in baptism, in which you also were raised with Him through (D)faith in the working of God, (E)who raised Him from the dead.

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  1. Colossians 2:11 NU omits of the sins

11 and in Him (A)you were also circumcised with a circumcision performed without hands, in the removal of (B)the body of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ, 12 having been (C)buried with Him in baptism, in which you were also (D)raised with Him through faith in the working of God, who (E)raised Him from the dead.

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11 In Him you were also circumcised with a circumcision not made with hands, but by the [spiritual] circumcision of Christ in the stripping off of the body of the flesh [the sinful carnal nature], 12 having been buried with Him in baptism and raised with Him [to a new life] through [your] faith in the working of God, [as displayed] when He raised Christ from the dead.

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11 In him you were also circumcised(A) with a circumcision not performed by human hands. Your whole self ruled by the flesh[a](B) was put off when you were circumcised by[b] Christ, 12 having been buried with him in baptism,(C) in which you were also raised with him(D) through your faith in the working of God, who raised him from the dead.(E)

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  1. Colossians 2:11 In contexts like this, the Greek word for flesh (sarx) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit; also in verse 13.
  2. Colossians 2:11 Or put off in the circumcision of

11 In whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ:

12 Buried with him in baptism, wherein also ye are risen with him through the faith of the operation of God, who hath raised him from the dead.

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And if I go and prepare a place for you, (A)I will come again and receive you to Myself; that (B)where I am, there you may be also.

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And if I go and prepare a place for you, (A)I am coming again and will take you to Myself, so that (B)where I am, there you also will be.

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And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back again and I will take you to Myself, so that where I am you may be also.

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And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back(A) and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am.(B)

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And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.

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24 (A)“Father, I desire that they also whom You gave Me may be with Me where I am, that they may behold My glory which You have given Me; (B)for You loved Me before the foundation of the world.

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24 Father, I desire that (A)they also, whom You have given Me, (B)be with Me where I am, so that they may see My