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pl.n. (used with a sing. verb)
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[Latin Colossēnsēs, inhabitants of Colossae, from Colossae, Colossae, from Greek Kolossai.]


(Bible) (functioning as singular) a book of the New Testament (in full The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Colossians)


(kəˈlɒʃ ənz)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
a book of the New Testament written by Paul to the church at Colossae.
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Noun1.Colossians - a New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to the Colossians in ancient Phrygia
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible


n (Epistle to the) ColossiansKolosserbrief m
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We see that clearly in Paul's call to the Colossians.
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So he is trying to set the record straight, and the heart of his argument is here in Colossians 1.
The lesson from Colossians chapter 3, vs 12-18 "The Old Life and the New" was read by Dorothy Gledhill.
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He opened the chapter of Colossians and read verse 3:23.
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Part 2 is further divided into four sections: "Hebrew Scripture: Genesis 22," "Holy Writings: The Book of Job," "Christian Gospel: Matthew, Luke, and John," and "Christian Epistles: Colossians and Hebrews.
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Other instrumentalists were Steve Russell, pianist; Roy Daughdrill, organist; and Allison Talley, flautist Colossians 3:12-17 was read by Amika Sood, a friend of the bride and the groom.
This is a critical edition of Erasmus's annotations on Paul's epistles to the Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Thessalonians.
My favourite line is from St Paul in his letter to the Colossians.