New International Version
These rules, which have to do with things that are all destined to perish with use, are based on merely human commands and teachings.
King James Bible
Which all are to perish with the using;) after the commandments and doctrines of men?
Darby Bible Translation
(things which are all for destruction in the using [of them]:) according to the injunctions and teachings of men,
World English Bible
(all of which perish with use), according to the precepts and doctrines of men?
Young's Literal Translation
which are all for destruction with the using, after the commands and teachings of men,
Colossians 2:22 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Which all are to perish with the using - These are not matters of eternal moment; the different kinds of meats were made for the body, and go with it into corruption: in like manner, all the rites and ceremonies of the Jewish religion now perish, having accomplished the end of their institution; namely, to lead us to Christ, that we might be justified by faith.
After the commandments and doctrines of men? - These words should follow the 20th verse, of which they form a part; and it appears from them that the apostle is here speaking of the traditions of the elders, and the load of cumbrous ceremonies which they added to the significant rites prescribed by Moses.
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Page 238. Med. 1. In the wording of this meditation, and of several other passages in the Fourth Century, it seems as though Traherne is speaking not of himself, but of, a friend and teacher of his. He did this, no doubt, in order that he might not lay himself open to the charge of over-egotism. Yet that he is throughout relating his own experiences is proved by the fact that this Meditation, as first written, contains passages which the author afterwards marked for omission. In its original form …
Thomas Traherne—Centuries of Meditations
June 2. "As Ye have Therefore Received Christ Jesus the Lord So Walk Ye in Him" (Col. Ii. 6).
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The Lord says: "These people come near to me with their mouth and honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. Their worship of me is based on merely human rules they have been taught.
They worship me in vain; their teachings are merely human rules.'"
1 Corinthians 6:13
You say, "Food for the stomach and the stomach for food, and God will destroy them both." The body, however, is not meant for sexual immorality but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body.
"Do not handle! Do not taste! Do not touch!"?
and will pay no attention to Jewish myths or to the merely human commands of those who reject the truth.
2 Peter 2:12
But these people blaspheme in matters they do not understand. They are like unreasoning animals, creatures of instinct, born only to be caught and destroyed, and like animals they too will perish.
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