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Colossians 2:23 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

23 While they have a semblance of wisdom in rigor of devotion and self-abasement [and] severity to the body, they are of no value against gratification of the flesh.

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Colossians 2:23 New International Version (NIV)

23 Such regulations indeed have an appearance of wisdom, with their self-imposed worship, their false humility and their harsh treatment of the body, but they lack any value in restraining sensual indulgence.

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Colossians 2:23 King James Version (KJV)

23 Which things have indeed a shew of wisdom in will worship, and humility, and neglecting of the body: not in any honour to the satisfying of the flesh.

Colossians 2:23 New King James Version (NKJV)

23 These things indeed have an appearance of wisdom in self-imposed religion, false humility, and [a]neglect of the body, but are of no value against the indulgence of the flesh.

Footnotes:

  1. Colossians 2:23 severe treatment, asceticism
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