1 2 3 4
1 Masters, give unto your servants that which is
just and equal; knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven.
2 Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with
3 Withal praying also for us, that God would open unto
us a door of utterance, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in
4 That I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak.
5 Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming
6 Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with
salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.
7 All my state shall Tychicus declare unto you, who is a beloved
brother, and a faithful minister and fellow servant in the Lord:
I have sent unto you for the same purpose, that he might know your estate, and
comfort your hearts;
9 With Onesimus, a faithful and beloved brother,
who is one of you. They shall make known unto you all things which are
10 Aristarchus my
fellow prisoner saluteth you, and
Marcus, sisters son to Barnabas, (touching whom ye received commandments: if
he come unto you, receive him;)
11 And Jesus, which is called Justus,
who are of the circumcision. These only are my fellow workers unto the
kingdom of God, which have been a comfort unto me.
12 Epaphras, who is
one of you, a servant of Christ, saluteth you, always labouring fervently
for you in prayers, that ye may stand perfect and complete in all the will of
13 For I bear him record, that he hath a great zeal for you, and
them that are in Laodicea, and them in Hierapolis.
14 Luke, the
beloved physician, and Demas, greet you.
15 Salute the brethren which
are in Laodicea, and Nymphas, and the church which is in his house.
when this epistle is read among you, cause that it be read also in the church of
the Laodiceans; and that ye likewise read the epistle from Laodicea.
say to Archippus, Take heed to the ministry which thou hast received in the
Lord, that thou fulfill it.
18 The salutation by the hand of me Paul.
Remember my bonds. Grace be with you. Amen.
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