Bible Verse Dictionary
Colossians 1:26 - Ages
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied at others omitted in English idiom)
a secret or
|which hath been hid||G613||ἀποκρύπτω||
to conceal away (that is fully); figuratively to keep secret
properly an age; by extension perpetuity (also past); by implication the world; specifically (Jewish) a Messianic period (present or future)
and also: even so: then too etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
a generation; by implication an age (the period or the persons)
but and etc.
|is made manifest||G5319||φανερόω||
to render apparent (literally or figuratively)
backward); the reflexive pronoun self used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
sacred (physically pure morally blameless or religious ceremonially consecrated)
Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.