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And God placed all things under his feet and appointed him to be head over everything for the church,
King James Bible
And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church,
Darby Bible Translation
and has put all things under his feet, and gave him [to be] head over all things to the assembly,
World English Bible
He put all things in subjection under his feet, and gave him to be head over all things for the assembly,
Young's Literal Translation
and all things He did put under his feet, and did give him -- head over all things to the assembly,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And hath put all things under his feet - All beings and things are subject to him, whether they be thrones, dominions, principalities, or powers, Colossians 1:16-18; Colossians 2:10; for he, God the Father, has given him to be head - chief, and supreme, over all, to the Church, the Church having no ruler but Jesus Christ; others may be officers in his Church, but he alone is head and supreme.
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You made them rulers over the works of your hands; you put everything under their feet:
Of David. A psalm. The LORD says to my lord: "Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet."
1 Corinthians 11:3
But I want you to realize that the head of every man is Christ, and the head of the woman is man, and the head of Christ is God.
1 Corinthians 15:27
For he "has put everything under his feet." Now when it says that "everything" has been put under him, it is clear that this does not include God himself, who put everything under Christ.
Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ.
For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior.
And he is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy.
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