noun plural but singular in construction a letter written by St. Paul to the Christians of Colossae and included as a book in the New Testament — see bible table

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  • Colossians — noun A book in the New Testament of the Bible, an epistle to the people of which is attributed to . Syn: Epistle to the Colossians See Also: Col., Coloss …   Wiktionary

  • Colossians — /keuh losh euhnz/, n. (used with a sing. v.) a book of the New Testament, written by Paul. Abbr.: Col. * * * …   Universalium

  • Colossians — Co los·sians || ɒʃənz n. book of the New Testament written by the apostle Pauln. native or resident of Colossae; Christians of Colossae adj. of or pertaining to Colossae …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Colossians, Paul's letter to the — In the NT, the seventh letter of Paul. Religious teachers had come into the Lycus valley and were disturbing the tranquillity of the Church at Colossae. There has been much scholarly discussion about their identity. Were they Gnostics of the kind …   Dictionary of the Bible

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