Colossians 11:3 [when] (b-15) Or omit [when]. Ver. 9 proves this to be probably the true sense.1:3 [when] (b-15) Or omit [when]. Ver. 9 proves this to be probably the true sense. 1:6 [them] (c-29) Or 'ye heard and knew.' 1:7 minister (d-14) Or 'servant,' diakonos. 1:9 filled (e-31) Pleroo, as in v. 25 ('complete'); ch. 2.10 ('complete'); and ch. 4.17 ('fulfil'). knowledge (f-35) Epignosis, i.e. 'full knowledge,' as chs. 2.2; 3.10; Matt. 11.27; Eph. 1.17. 1:10 knowledge (f-23) Epignosis, i.e. 'full knowledge,' as chs. 2.2; 3.10; Matt. 11.27; Eph. 1.17. 1:11 strengthened (g-1) Lit. 'made powerful with all power.' 1:12 portion (h-14) See Note, Acts 26.18. 1:15 creation; (i-11) See Note h, ver. 23. 1:16 by (k-2) En. Lit. 'in him,' in the power of whose person. He was the one whose intrinsic power characterized the creation. It exists as his creature. things, (l-7) Looked at as a whole. 'the all things,' as vers. 17,20; Eph. 3.9. things (a-33) See Note l ver. 16. by (b-37) Dia, the instrumental power. for (c-40) Eis, 'for.' These three prepositions, en, dia, eis, show Christ to be the characteristic power, the active instrument, and the end in creation. 1:19 Godhead] (d-9) I add '[of the Godhead]' from ch. 2.9, as it makes the 'it' in vers. 21, 22 seem less harsh. 1:20 by (b-2) Dia, the instrumental power. 1:21 it (e-17) i.e. 'the fulness,' ver. 19. 1:22 through (b-7) Dia, the instrumental power. it, (e-18) i.e. 'the fulness,' ver. 19. irreproachable (f-16) 'One against whom no charge can be brought,' as Tit. 1.6,7. 1:23 the (g-6) Or 'in faith,' that is, full assurance of heart in the gospel. creation (h-33) The word is used either of 'the creation,' or abstractly of 'the creature' as such; once for 'institution,' 1Pet. 2.13. Thus, in ver. 15, it is not of each individual as such, but of everything called 'creation' in its nature. see Heb. 9.11. 1:24 Now, (i-1) He had previously become minister (diakonos, vers. 23,25); he was now in prison, but rejoicing in suffering. up (k-11) This refers to what lacked as yet; not to Paul taking 'his turn' as a person, in what is yet lacking. 1:25 dispensation (l-9) Or, 'economy,' as 'administration' in 1Cor. 9.17; Eph. 1.10; 3.2,9; 'dispensation,' 1Tim. 1.4; and 'stewardship,' Luke 16.2,3,4. complete (m-19) See Note e, ch. 1.9, also Note, Matt. 5.17.
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