Colossians 2:17
Good News Translation
All such things are only a shadow of things in the future; the reality is Christ.

Contemporary English Version
These things are only a shadow of what was to come. But Christ is real!

Douay-Rheims Bible
Which are a shadow of things to come: but the body is of Christ.

New American Bible
These are shadows of things to come; the reality belongs to Christ.

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Which are a shadow of things to come: but the body is of Christ.

a shadow.

John 1:17 For the law was given by Moses: grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

Hebrews 8:5 Who serve unto the example and shadow of heavenly things. As it was answered to Moses, when he was to finish the tabernacle: See (saith he) that thou make all things according to the pattern which was shewn thee on the mount.

Hebrews 9:9 Which is a parable of the time present: according to which gifts and sacrifices are offered, which cannot, as to the conscience, make him perfect that serveth, only in meats and in drinks,

Hebrews 10:1 For the law, having a shadow of the good things to come, not the very image of the things, by the selfsame sacrifices which they offer continually every year, can never make the comers thereunto perfect.

the body.

Matthew 11:28,29 Come to me all you that labor and are burdened, and I will refresh you. . . .

Hebrews 4:1-11 Let us fear therefore lest, the promise being left of entering into his rest, any of you should be thought to be wanting. . . .

Context
Alive in Christ
16Let no man therefore judge you in meat or in drink or in respect of a festival day or of the new moon or of the sabbaths, 17Which are a shadow of things to come: but the body is of Christ. 18Let no man seduce you, willing in humility and religion of angels, walking in the things which he hath not seen, in vain puffed up by the sense of his flesh:…
Cross References
Hebrews 8:5
Who serve unto the example and shadow of heavenly things. As it was answered to Moses, when he was to finish the tabernacle: See (saith he) that thou make all things according to the pattern which was shewn thee on the mount.

Hebrews 10:1
For the law, having a shadow of the good things to come, not the very image of the things, by the selfsame sacrifices which they offer continually every year, can never make the comers thereunto perfect.

Additional Translations
These are a shadow of the things to come, but the body that casts it belongs to Christ.

which are a shadow the things coming. But the body is of Christ.

Which are a shadow of things to come; but the body is of Christ.

which are a shadow of the things to come; but the body is Christ's.

which are a shadow of things to come; but the body [is] of Christ.

which are a shadow of the things to come; but the body is Christ's.

Which are a shadow of things to come; but the body is of Christ.

These were a shadow of things that were soon to come, but the substance belongs to Christ.

which are a shadow of the things to come; but the body is Christ's.

which are a shadow of the coming things, and the body is of the Christ;
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