/keuh losh"euhnz/, n. (used with a sing. v.)
a book of the New Testament, written by Paul. Abbr.: Col.

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  • Colossians 2 — 1 For I would that ye knew what great conflict I have for you, and for them at Laodicea, and for as many as have not seen my face in the flesh; 2 That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love, and unto all riches of the full… …   The King James version of the Bible

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