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The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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1Paul still exhorts them to be constant in Christ;
8to beware of philosophy, and vain traditions;
18worshipping of angels;
20and legal ceremonies, which are ended in Christ.
 
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Chapter 2

Verse 1
For I would that ye knew what great conflict I have for you, and for them at Laodicea, and for as many as have not seen my face in the flesh;


what
1:24,29; 4:12; Genesis 30:8; 32:24-30; Hosea 12:3,4; Luke 22:44; Galatians 4:19; Philippians 1:30; 1 Thessalonians 2:2; Hebrews 5:7
conflict
or, fear, or, care. at.
4:13,15,16; Revelation 1:11; 3:14-22
not
5; Acts 20:25,38; 1 Peter 1:8

Verse 2
That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the acknowledgement of the mystery of God, and of the Father, and of Christ;
their
4:8; Isaiah 40:1; Romans 15:13; 2 Corinthians 1:4-6; 1 Thessalonians 3:2; 5:14; 2 Thessalonians 2:16,17
being
3:14; Psalms 133:1; John 17:21; Acts 4:32; Galatians 3:28; Philippians 2:1; 1 John 4:12,13
all
1:27
of the full
Isaiah 32:17; 1 Thessalonians 1:5; Hebrews 6:11; 10:22; 2 Peter 1:10; 1 John 3:19
understanding
John 6:69; 17:3; Romans 16:25; 1 Corinthians 2:12; Ephesians 1:17-19; 3:9,10; Philippians 3:8; 2 Peter 1:3; 3:18
to the
1:9; 1 John 5:7
of the Father
1:15-17; Isaiah 53:11; Jeremiah 9:24; Matthew 11:25,27; Luke 10:21,22; John 1:1-3; John 5:17,23; 10:30,38; 14:9-11; 16:15; 17:21-23; 1 Timothy 3:16

Verse 3
In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.
In whom
or, Wherein.
1:9,19; 3:16; Romans 11:33; 1 Corinthians 1:24,30; 2:6-8; Ephesians 1:8; 3:10; 2 Timothy 3:15-17
hid
3:3; Job 28:21; Proverbs 2:4; Matthew 10:26; Ephesians 3:9; Revelation 2:17

Verse 4
And this I say, lest any man should beguile you with enticing words.
lest
8,18; Matthew 24:4,24; Mark 13:22; Acts 20:30; Romans 16:18,19; 2 Corinthians 11:3,11-13; Galatians 2:4; Ephesians 4:14; 5:6; 2 Thessalonians 2:9-11; 1 Timothy 4:1,2; 2 Timothy 2:16; 3:13; Titus 1:10,11; 1 Peter 2:1-3; 1 John 2:18,26; 4:1; 2 John 1:7; Revelation 12:9; 13:8; Revelation 20:3,8
enticing
1 Corinthians 2:4

Verse 5
For though I be absent in the flesh, yet am I with you in the spirit, joying and beholding your order, and the stedfastness of your faith in Christ.
be
1; 1 Corinthians 5:3,4; 1 Thessalonians 2:17
and beholding
2 Chronicles 29:35; 1 Corinthians 11:34; 14:40
and the
Ruth 1:18; Psalms 78:8,37; Acts 2:42; 1 Corinthians 15:58; 16:13; 1 Thessalonians 3:8; Hebrews 3:14; Hebrews 6:19; 1 Peter 5:9; 2 Peter 3:17,18

Verse 6
As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in him:
received
Matthew 10:40; John 1:12,13; 13:20; 1 Corinthians 1:30; Hebrews 3:14; 1 John 5:11,12,20; 2 John 1:8,9; Jude 1:3
walk
3:17; Isaiah 2:5; Micah 4:2; John 14:6; 2 Corinthians 5:7; Galatians 2:20; Ephesians 4:1; 5:1,2; Philippians 1:27; 1 Thessalonians 4:1; 1 John 2:6

Verse 7
Rooted and built up in him, and stablished in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.
Rooted
1:23; Psalms 1:3; 92:13; Isaiah 61:3; Jeremiah 17:8; Ezekiel 17:23,24; Romans 11:17,18; Ephesians 2:21,22; 3:17; Jude 1:12
built
Matthew 7:24,25; Luke 6:48; John 15:4,5; 1 Corinthians 3:9-15; Ephesians 2:20-22; 1 Peter 2:4-6; Jude 1:20
stablished
1:23; Romans 16:25; 1 Corinthians 15:58; 2 Corinthians 1:21; 2 Thessalonians 2:17; 1 Peter 5:10; 2 Peter 3:17,18; Jude 1:24
with
1:12,13; 3:17; Ephesians 5:20; 1 Thessalonians 5:18; Hebrews 13:15

Verse 8
Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.
Beware
Deuteronomy 6:12; Matthew 7:15; 10:17; 16:6; Philippians 3:2; 2 Peter 3:17
spoil
18; Song of Solomon 2:15; Jeremiah 29:8; Romans 16:17; Ephesians 5:6; Hebrews 13:9; 2 John 1:8
philosophy
Acts 17:18,32; Romans 1:21,22; 1 Corinthians 1:19-23; 3:18,19; 15:35,36; 2 Corinthians 10:5; *Gr:; 1 Timothy 6:20; 2 Timothy 2:17,18; 3:13
after the tradition
22; Matthew 15:2-9; Mark 7:3-13; Galatians 1:14; 1 Peter 1:18
the rudiments
or, the elements.
20; Galatians 4:3,9; Ephesians 2:2
after Christ
Ephesians 4:20

Verse 9
For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily.
in
2,3; 1:19; Isaiah 7:14; Matthew 1:23; John 10:30,38; 14:9,10,20; 17:21; 2 Corinthians 5:19; 1 Timothy 3:16; Titus 2:13; 1 John 5:7,20
bodily
Luke 3:22; John 1:14; 2:21

Verse 10
And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power:
complete
3:11; John 1:16; 1 Corinthians 1:30,31; Galatians 3:26-29; Hebrews 5:9
the head
1:16-18; Ephesians 1:20-23; 4:15,16; Philippians 2:9-11; 1 Peter 3:22; Revelation 5:9-13

Verse 11
In whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ:
whom
Deuteronomy 10:16; 30:6; Jeremiah 4:4; Romans 2:29; Philippians 3:3
without
Mark 14:58; Acts 7:48; 17:24; 2 Corinthians 5:1; Ephesians 2:11; Hebrews 9:11,24
in putting
3:8,9; Romans 6:6; Ephesians 4:22
by
Luke 2:21; 2 Corinthians 5:17; Galatians 2:20; 4:4,5; Ephesians 2:10-18

Verse 12
Buried with him in baptism, wherein also ye are risen with him through the faith of the operation of God, who hath raised him from the dead.
Buried
Romans 6:4,5
baptism
Romans 6:3; 1 Corinthians 12:13; Galatians 3:27; Ephesians 4:5; Titus 3:5,6; Hebrews 6:2; 1 Peter 3:21
wherein
3:1,2; Romans 6:8-11; 7:4; 1 Corinthians 15:20; Ephesians 1:20; 2:4-6; 5:14; 1 Peter 4:1-3
the faith
Luke 17:5; *Gr:; John 1:12,13; 3:3-7; Acts 14:27; Ephesians 1:19; 2:8; 3:7,17; Philippians 1:29; Hebrews 12:2; James 1:16,17
who
Acts 2:24; Romans 4:24; Hebrews 13:20,21

Verse 13
And you, being dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, hath he quickened together with him, having forgiven you all trespasses;
dead
Ezekiel 37:1-10; Luke 9:60; 15:24,32; Romans 6:13; 2 Corinthians 5:14,15; Ephesians 2:1,5,6; Ephesians 5:14; 1 Timothy 5:6; Hebrews 6:1; 9:14; James 2:17,20,26
the uncircumcision
Ephesians 2:11
he
Psalms 71:20; 119:50; John 5:21; 6:63; Romans 4:17; 8:11; 1 Corinthians 15:36,45; 2 Corinthians 3:6; *marg:; 1 Timothy 6:13
having
Psalms 32:1; Isaiah 1:18; 55:7; Jeremiah 31:34; Acts 13:38,39; 2 Corinthians 5:19; Hebrews 8:10-12; 1 John 1:7-9; 2:12

Verse 14
Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross;
Blotting
Numbers 5:23; Nehemiah 4:5; Psalms 51:1,9; Isaiah 43:25; 44:22; Acts 3:19
the handwriting
20; Esther 3:12; 8:8; Daniel 5:7,8; Luke 1:6; Galatians 4:1-4; Ephesians 2:14-16; Hebrews 7:18; Hebrews 8:13; 9:9,10; 10:8,9
took
Isaiah 57:14; 2 Thessalonians 2:7

Verse 15
And having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a shew of them openly, triumphing over them in it.
having
Genesis 3:15; Psalms 68:18; Isaiah 49:24,25; 53:12; Matthew 12:29; Luke 10:18; 11:22; John 12:31; 16:11; Ephesians 4:8; Hebrews 2:14; Revelation 12:9; 20:2,3,10
principalities
1:16; 2 Corinthians 4:4; Ephesians 6:12
triumphing
Luke 23:39-43; John 12:32; 19:30; Acts 2:23,24,32-36
in it
or, in himself.

Verse 16
Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holyday, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath days:
judge
Romans 14:3,10,13; 1 Corinthians 10:28-31; Galatians 2:12,13; James 4:11
in meat, etc
or, for eating and drinking.
Leviticus 11:2-47; 17:10-15; Deuteronomy 14:3-21; Ezekiel 4:14; Matthew 15:11; Acts 11:3-18; Acts 15:20; Romans 14:2,6,14-17,20,21; 1 Corinthians 8:7-13; 1 Timothy 4:3-5; Hebrews 9:10; Hebrews 13:9
in respect
or, in part. of an.
Leviticus 23:1-44; Numbers 28:1-29; Deuteronomy 16:1-17; Nehemiah 8:9; 10:31; Psalms 42:4; Romans 14:5,6
the new
Numbers 10:10; 28:11,14; 1 Samuel 20:5,18; 2 Kings 4:23; 1 Chronicles 23:31; Nehemiah 10:33; Psalms 81:3; Isaiah 1:13; Ezekiel 45:17; 46:1-3; Amos 8:5; Galatians 4:10
or of the sabbath
Leviticus 16:31; 23:3,24,32,39

Verse 17
Which are a shadow of things to come; but the body is of Christ.
a shadow
John 1:17; Hebrews 8:5; 9:9; 10:1
the body
Matthew 11:28,29; Hebrews 4:1-11

Verse 18
Let no man beguile you of your reward in a voluntary humility and worshipping of angels, intruding into those things which he hath not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind,
no
4,8; Genesis 3:13; Numbers 25:18; Matthew 24:24; Romans 16:18; 2 Corinthians 11:3; Ephesians 5:6; 2 Peter 2:14; 1 John 2:26; 4:1,2; 2 John 1:7-11; Revelation 3:11; 12:9; 13:8,14
beguile you
or, judge against you.
in a voluntary humility
Gr. being a voluntary in humility.
23; Isaiah 57:9
worshipping
Daniel 11:38; *Heb:; Romans 1:25; 1 Corinthians 8:5,6; 1 Timothy 4:1; *Gr:; Revelation 19:10; 22:8,9
intruding
Deuteronomy 29:29; Job 38:2; Psalms 138:1,2; Ezekiel 13:3; 1 Timothy 1:7
vainly
8; 1 Corinthians 4:18; 8:1; 13:4
fleshly
Romans 8:6-8; 1 Corinthians 3:3; 2 Corinthians 12:20; Galatians 5:19,20; James 3:14-16; 4:1-6

Verse 19
And not holding the Head, from which all the body by joints and bands having nourishment ministered, and knit together, increaseth with the increase of God.
not
6-9; 1:18; Galatians 1:6-9; 5:2-4; 1 Timothy 2:4-6
all
Ephesians 4:15,16
by
Job 19:9-12; Psalms 139:15,16
nourishment
John 15:4-6; Romans 11:17; Ephesians 5:29
knit
2; John 17:21; Acts 4:32; Romans 12:4,5; 1 Corinthians 1:10; 10:16,17; 12:12-27; Ephesians 4:3; Philippians 1:27; 2:2-5; 1 Peter 3:8
increaseth
1:10; 1 Corinthians 3:6; Ephesians 4:16; 1 Thessalonians 3:12; 4:10; 2 Thessalonians 1:3; 2 Peter 3:18

Verse 20
Wherefore if ye be dead with Christ from the rudiments of the world, why, as though living in the world, are ye subject to ordinances,
if
3:3; Romans 6:2-11; 7:4-6; Galatians 2:19,20; 6:14; 1 Peter 4:1-3
from
8; Ephesians 2:15
rudiments
or, elements. living.
John 15:19; 17:14-16; 2 Corinthians 10:3; James 4:4; 1 John 5:19
subject
14,16; Galatians 4:3,9-12; Hebrews 13:9

Verse 21
(Touch not; taste not; handle not;
Genesis 3:3; Isaiah 52:11; 2 Corinthians 6:17; 1 Timothy 4:3

Verse 22
Which all are to perish with the using;) after the commandments and doctrines of men?
to
Mark 7:18,19; John 6:27; 1 Corinthians 6:13
after
Isaiah 29:13,18; Daniel 11:37; Matthew 15:3-9; Mark 7:7-13; Titus 1:14; Revelation 17:18

Verse 23
Which things have indeed a shew of wisdom in will worship, and humility, and neglecting of the body; not in any honour to the satisfying of the flesh.
a shew
Genesis 3:5,6; Matthew 23:27,28; 2 Corinthians 11:13-15; 1 Timothy 4:3,8
will
8,18,22
neglecting
or, punishing, or, not sparing.
Ephesians 5:29


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