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An ancient city of central Asia Minor. It was the site of an early Christian church to which Saint Paul addressed his Epistle to the Colossians.

Co·los′sian (-lŏsh′ən) adj. & n.


(Placename) an ancient city in SW Phrygia in Asia Minor: seat of an early Christian Church


(kəˈlɒs i)

an ancient city in SW Phrygia.
Co•los′sian (-ˈlɒʃ ən) adj., n.
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Noun1.Colossae - an ancient city in south western Phrygia in Asia Minor; site of an early Christian Church
Phrygia - an ancient country in western and central Asia Minor
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Paul addressed similar concerns in Athens and also in Colossae, where he affirmed the sufficiency and supremacy of Jesus Christ in the following terms:
Many of his journeys in the first century were to Anatolian cities including Ephesus, Konya, Troas, Miletus and Colossae.
A study of the Apostle Paul's response to a jewish mystical movement at Colossae, London, T&T Clark, 2006, pp.
Paul's words to the church in Colossae reflect the intentional community I believe God desires for the Psy.
Clearly it is that of keeping Onesimus at his own side instead of sending him back to Colossae (see verse 13).