15 Who is the 1aimage of the binvisible God, the 2cFirstborn of all creation,
151 God is invisible. But the Son of His love, who is the effulgence of His glory and the impress of His substance (Heb. 1:3), is His image, expressing what He is. The image here is not a physical form but an expression of God's being in all His attributes and virtues (see note 62 in Phil. 2). This interpretation is confirmed by 3:10 and 2 Cor. 3:18.