12 (A)for the equipping of the [a]saints for the work of service, to the building up of (B)the body of Christ;

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Footnotes

  1. Ephesians 4:12 Or holy ones

18 He is also (A)head of (B)the body, the church; and He is (C)the beginning, (D)the firstborn from the dead, so that He Himself will come to have first place in everything.

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24 (A)Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh (B)I [a]do my share on behalf of (C)His body, which is the church, in filling up what is lacking [b]in Christ’s afflictions.

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Footnotes

  1. Colossians 1:24 Or representatively...fill up
  2. Colossians 1:24 Lit of

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