a book of the New Testament from the Apostle Paul to the Christians of Colossae: abbrev. Col
plural nounused with a sing. verb
Origin of ColossiansLatin Colossēnsēs inhabitants of Colossae from Colossae Colossae from Greek Kolossai
- plural form of Colossian
- This Epaphras, like the majority of the Colossians, was a Gentile.
- 16, which was to be had by the Colossians from Laodicea, is not unlikely.
- Holtzmann (1872) subjected both Colossians and Ephesians to a rigorous examination, and found in Colossians at least a nucleus of Pauline material.
- - In addition to the literature already mentioned, see the articles of Sanday on "Colossians" and Robertson on "Ephesians" in Smith's Bible Dictionary (2nd ed., 1893), and the article of A.
- Julicher on "Colossians and Ephesians" in the Encyclopaedia Biblica (1899); the Introductions of H.