Colossians

noun

Co·​los·​sians kə-ˈlä-shənz How to pronounce Colossians (audio)
 also  -shē-ənz,
-sē-
plural in form 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

Examples of Colossians in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Jeremiah 29:11 Elise also included scriptures from the books of John and Colossians. Elizabeth Ayoola, Essence, 11 Sep. 2023 Last month, the state Board of Corrections approved a request for Colossians 418 Prison Ministries, a 501(c)(3), to raise money to build a prison seminary facility at the Varner Supermax Unit located in Lincoln County. Stephen Simpson, Arkansas Online, 9 Oct. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1584, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Colossians was in 1584

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“Colossians.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Colossians. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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Colossians

noun
Co·​los·​sians kə-ˈläsh-ənz How to pronounce Colossians (audio)
 also  -ˈläs-ē-ənz,
-ˈläsh-ē-ənz
: a letter written by St. Paul to the Christians of Colossae and included as a book in the New Testament see bible
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