Colossians 1:17
Good News Translation
Christ existed before all things, and in union with him all things have their proper place.

Contemporary English Version
God's Son was before all else, and by him everything is held together.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he is before all: and by him all things consist.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And he is before all: and by him all things consist.

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Colossians 1:15 Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature:

Proverbs 8:22,23 I was set up from eternity, and of old, before the earth was made. . . .

Isaiah 43:11-13 I am, I am the Lord: and there is no saviour besides me. . . .

Isaiah 44:6 Thus saith the Lord the king of Israel, and his redeemer the Lord of hosts: I am the first, and I am the last, and besides me there is no God.

Micah 5:2 Now shalt thou be laid waste, O daughter of the robber: they have laid siege against us, with a rod shall they strike the cheek of the judge of Israel.

John 1:1-3 In the beginning was the Word: and the Word was with God: and the Word was God. . . .

John 8:58 Jesus said to them: Amen, amen, I say to you, before Abraham was made, I AM.

John 17:5 And now glorify thou me, O Father, with thyself, with the glory which I had, before the world was, with thee.

1 Corinthians 8:6 Yet to us there is but one God, the Father, of whom are all things, and we unto him: and one Lord Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we by him.

Hebrews 13:8 Jesus Christ, yesterday, and today: and the same for ever.

Revelation 1:8,11,17 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, saith the Lord God, who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty. . . .

Revelation 2:8 And to the angel of the church of Smyrna write: These things saith the First and the Last, who was dead and is alive:

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1 Samuel 2:8 He raiseth up the needy from the dust, and lifteth up the poor from the dunghill: that he may sit with princes, and hold the throne of glory. For the poles of the earth are the Lord's, and upon them he hath set the world.

Psalm 75:3 The earth is melted, and all that dwell therein: I have established the pillars thereof.

John 5:17,18 But Jesus answered them: My Father worketh until now; and I work. . . .

Acts 17:28 For in him we live and move and are: as some also of your own poets said: For we are also his offspring.

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:

Context
The Supremacy of Christ
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. 17And he is before all: and by him all things consist. 18And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in all things he may hold the primacy:…
Cross References
John 1:1
In the beginning was the Word: and the Word was with God: and the Word was God.

John 8:58
Jesus said to them: Amen, amen, I say to you, before Abraham was made, I AM.

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:

Additional Translations
He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together.

And He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together.

And he is before all things, and by him all things consist.

and he is before all things, and in him all things consist.

And he is before all, and all things subsist together by him.

and he is before all things, and in him all things consist.

And he is before all things, and by him all things consist.

And HE IS before all things and in and through Him the universe is a harmonious whole.

He is before all things, and in him all things are held together.

and himself is before all, and the all things in him have consisted.
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