Colossians 1:15
Good News Translation
Christ is the visible likeness of the invisible God. He is the first-born Son, superior to all created things.

Contemporary English Version
Christ is exactly like God, who cannot be seen. He is the first-born Son, superior to all creation.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature:

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature:

the image.

Exodus 24:10 And they saw the God of Israel: and under his feet as it were a work of sapphire stone, and as the heaven, when clear.

Numbers 12:8 For I speak to him mouth to mouth: and plainly, and not by riddles and figures doth he see the Lord. Why then were you not afraid to speak ill of my servant Moses?

Ezekiel 1:26-28 And above the firmament that was over their heads, was the likeness of a throne, as the appearance of the sapphire stone, and upon the likeness of the throne, was the likeness of the appearance of a man above upon it. . . .

John 1:18 No man hath seen God at any time: the only begotten Son who is in the Bosom of the Father, he hath declared him.

John 14:9 Jesus saith to him: Have I been so long a time with you and have you not known me? Philip, he that seeth me seeth the Father also. How sayest thou: Shew us the Father?

John 15:24 If I had not done among them the works that no other man hath done, they would not have sin: but now they have both seen and hated both me and my Father.

2 Corinthians 4:4,6 In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of unbelievers, that the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should not shine unto them. . . .

Philippians 2:6 Who being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God:

Hebrews 1:3 Who being the brightness of his glory and the figure of his substance and upholding all things by the word of his power, making purgation of sins, sitteth on the right hand of the majesty on high:

the invisible.

1 Timothy 1:17 Now to the king of ages, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honour and glory for ever and ever. Amen.

1 Timothy 6:16 Who only hath immortality and inhabiteth light inaccessible: whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honour and empire everlasting. Amen.

Hebrews 11:27 By faith he left Egypt, not fearing the fierceness of the king: for he endured, as seeing him that is invisible.

the firstborn.

Colossians 1:13 Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness and hath translated us into the kingdom of the Son of his love,

Psalm 89:27 And I will make him my firstborn, high above the kings of the earth.

John 1:14 And the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us (and we saw his glory, the glory as it were of the only begotten of the Father), full of grace and truth.

John 3:16 For God so loved the world, as to give his only begotten Son: that whosoever believeth in him may not perish, but may have life everlasting.

Hebrews 1:6 And again, when he bringeth in the first begotten into the world, he saith: And let all the angels of God adore him.

of every.

Colossians 1:16,17 For in him were all things created in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones, or dominations, or principalities, or powers. All things were created by him and in him. . . .

Proverbs 8:29-31 I was with him forming all things: and was delighted every day, playing before him at all times; . . .

Revelation 3:14 And to the angel of the church of Laodicea write: These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, who is the beginning of the creation of God:

Context
The Supremacy of Christ
14In whom we have redemption through his blood, the remission of sins: 15Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature: 16For in him were all things created in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones, or dominations, or principalities, or powers. All things were created by him and in him.…
Cross References
Psalm 89:27
And I will make him my firstborn, high above the kings of the earth.

John 1:1
In the beginning was the Word: and the Word was with God: and the Word was God.

John 1:18
No man hath seen God at any time: the only begotten Son who is in the Bosom of the Father, he hath declared him.

John 14:9
Jesus saith to him: Have I been so long a time with you and have you not known me? Philip, he that seeth me seeth the Father also. How sayest thou: Shew us the Father?

Romans 8:29
For whom he foreknew, he also predestinated to be made conformable to the image of his Son: that he might be the Firstborn amongst many brethren.

2 Corinthians 4:4
In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of unbelievers, that the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should not shine unto them.

1 Timothy 1:17
Now to the king of ages, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honour and glory for ever and ever. Amen.

Hebrews 11:27
By faith he left Egypt, not fearing the fierceness of the king: for he endured, as seeing him that is invisible.

Additional Translations
The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.

He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation,

Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature:

who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation;

who is image of the invisible God, firstborn of all creation;

who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation;

Who is the image of the invisible God, the first-born of every creature:

Christ is the visible representation of the invisible God, the Firstborn and Lord of all creation.

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