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Colossians 2:20

Context
NET ©

If you have died with Christ to the elemental spirits 1  of the world, why do you submit to them as though you lived in the world?

NIV ©

Since you died with Christ to the basic principles of this world, why, as though you still belonged to it, do you submit to its rules:

NASB ©

If you have died with Christ to the elementary principles of the world, why, as if you were living in the world, do you submit yourself to decrees, such as,

NLT ©

You have died with Christ, and he has set you free from the evil powers of this world. So why do you keep on following rules of the world, such as,

MSG ©

So, then, if with Christ you've put all that pretentious and infantile religion behind you, why do you let yourselves be bullied by it?

BBE ©

If you were made free, by your death with Christ, from the rules of the world, why do you put yourselves under the authority of orders

NRSV ©

If with Christ you died to the elemental spirits of the universe, why do you live as if you still belonged to the world? Why do you submit to regulations,

NKJV ©

Therefore, if you died with Christ from the basic principles of the world, why, as though living in the world, do you subject yourselves to regulations––


KJV
Wherefore
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if
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ye be dead
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with
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Christ
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from
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the rudiments
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of the world
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why
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as though
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living
<2198> (5723)
in
<1722>
the world
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are ye subject to ordinances
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{rudiments: or, elements}
NASB ©
If
<1487>
you have died
<599>
with Christ
<5547>
to the elementary
<4747>
principles
<4747>
of the world
<2889>
, why
<5101>
, as if
<5613>
you were living
<2198>
in the world
<2889>
, do you submit
<1379>
yourself to decrees
<1379>
, such as,
GREEK
ei
<1487>
COND
apeyanete
<599> (5627)
V-2AAI-2P
sun
<4862>
PREP
cristw
<5547>
N-DSM
apo
<575>
PREP
twn
<3588>
T-GPN
stoiceiwn
<4747>
N-GPN
tou
<3588>
T-GSM
kosmou
<2889>
N-GSM
ti
<5101>
I-ASN
wv
<5613>
ADV
zwntev
<2198> (5723)
V-PAP-NPM
en
<1722>
PREP
kosmw
<2889>
N-DSM
dogmatizesye
<1379> (5743)
V-PPI-2P
NET © [draft] ITL
If
<1487>
you have died
<599>
with
<4862>
Christ
<5547>
to
<575>
the elemental
<4747>
spirits of the world
<2889>
, why
<5101>
do you submit
<1379>
to them as though
<5613>
you lived
<2198>
in
<1722>
the world
<2889>
?
NET ©

If you have died with Christ to the elemental spirits 1  of the world, why do you submit to them as though you lived in the world?

NET © Notes

tn See the note on the phrase “elemental spirits” in 2:8.



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