John 1:3, "All things came into being by Him, and apart from Him (or without Him) NOTHING came into being that has come into being." Also Colossians 1:16-17, "For by Him all things were created, in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities--all things have been created by Him and for Him."

Verse 17, "And He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together." I would also include Hebrews 1:10 spoken by God the Father, "And, Thou, Lord in the beginning didst lay the foundation of the earth, And the heavens are the works of Thy hands."

The verses quoted are all encompassing and "ALL" things came into being by Him/Jesus Christ, and apart or without Him "NOTHING" came into being. So what are these "other" things that "a god" (NWT of John 1:1) the Jehovah Witnesses are referring to at Colossians 1:16? Why is the word "other" added to the verse?

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    You might want to read further because John1:18 speaks Jesus eternally existed in the "bosom of the Father". hermeneutics.stackexchange.com/questions/21237/… Mar 18, 2020 at 23:55
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    Could you flesh out this question a bit more? In your mind, what is the relationship between these scriptures and the topic of whether Jesus is God?
    – user32540
    Mar 19, 2020 at 5:32
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    @NigelJ Not so, I am not stating my own argument. I posted Biblical verses that clearly identify Jesus Christ as God the creator. I am asking the Jehovah Witnesses to "RECONCILE" their position that Jesus Christ is "a god" from their own NWT Bible at John 1:1 to "RECONCILE" it to Colossians 1:16. Why did they add the word "other" in the verse and what are these "other" things Jesus created as "a god?" And no, I am not asking people to "attack" the argument. I am asking them (the JW's) to explain the contradiction, that's the point Nigel.
    – Mr. Bond
    Mar 19, 2020 at 20:02
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    @Mr.Bond Well, yes, they can do that from their translation, of course. But not from the original Greek.
    – Nigel J
    Mar 19, 2020 at 21:39
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    See my answer to another of your questions here christianity.stackexchange.com/a/75314/23657
    – user23657
    Mar 22, 2020 at 18:08


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