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Colossians 1:26-28 International Standard Version (ISV)

26 This secret was hidden throughout the ages and generations but has now been revealed to his saints, 27 to whom God wanted to make known the glorious riches of this secret among the gentiles—which is the Messiah[a] in you, our glorious hope. 28 It is he whom we proclaim as we admonish and wisely teach everyone, so that we may present everyone mature[b] in the Messiah.[c]


  1. Colossians 1:27 Or Christ
  2. Colossians 1:28 Or complete
  3. Colossians 1:28 Or Christ
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Colossians 1:26-28 New International Version (NIV)

26 the mystery that has been kept hidden for ages and generations, but is now disclosed to the Lord’s people. 27 To them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.

28 He is the one we proclaim, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone fully mature in Christ.

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