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Colossians 1:3-4

3. Εὐχαριστοῦμεν τῷ θεῷ πατρὶ τοῦ κυρίου ἡμῶν Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ πάντοτε περὶ ὑμῶν προσευχόμενοι

   We give thanks to God the Father of our Lord, Jesus Christ, always praying for you,

  • Εὐχαριστοῦμεν (εὐχαριστέω verb - to give thanks) present active indicative plural "We give thanks".
  • περὶ with the genetive can be translated as "for" showing advantage/representaion.


4. ἀκούσαντες τὴν πίστιν ὑμῶν ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ καὶ τὴν ἀγάπην ἣν ἔχετε εἰς πάντας τοὺς ἁγίους

having heard about your faith in Christ Jesus, and the love that you have for all the Holy Ones,

  • ἀκούσαντες (ἀκούω verb - to listen) Aorist Active Participle Nominative Masculine Plural. "(We) having heard" 
  • εἰς with the accusative can be translated "for" showing reference.

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Vocabulary Words from Colossians 1:15-20

15 ἀοράτου (ἀόρατος, ον: adjective = invisible, unseen) genitive masculine singular.16 ἐκτίσθη (κτίζω v. "I create, form, shape, make.") Aorist active indicative, 3rd person singular. "He Created"θρόνοι (θρόνος, ου, ὁ  = a (king's) throne, seat; meton: power, dominion; a potentate.) Noun, Nominative Masculine Pluralκυριότητες (κυριότης, τητος, ἡ = (a) abstr: lordship, (b) concr: divine or angelic lordship, domination, dignity, usually with reference to a celestial hierarchy.) Noun, Nominative Feminine Pluralἀρχαὶ (ἀρχή, ῆς, ἡ =  (a) rule (kingly or magisterial), (b) plur: in a quasi-personal sense, almost: rulers, magistrates, (c) beginning.) Noun, Nominative Feminine Plural.ἐξουσίαι (ἐξουσία, ας, ἡ = (a) power, authority, weight, especially: moral authority, influence, (b) in a quasi-personal sense, derived from later Judaism, of a spiritual power, and hence of an earthly power.) Noun, Nominative Feminine Plural."18 
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