1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy Scriptures (DBY)
1 He exhorteth them to be fervent in prayer, 5 to walk wisely toward them that are not yet come to the true knowledge of Christ. 10 He saluteth them, and wisheth them all prosperity.
4:1 ¶ Masters, give to bondmen what is just and fair, knowing that *ye* also have a Master in [the] heavens.
4:2 Persevere in prayer, watching in it with thanksgiving;
4:3 praying at the same time for us also, that God may open to us a door of the word to speak the mystery of Christ, on account of which also I am bound,
4:4 to the end that I may make it manifest as I ought to speak.
4:5 Walk in wisdom towards those without, redeeming opportunities.
4:6 [Let] your word [be] always with grace, seasoned with salt, [so as] to know how ye ought to answer each one.
4:7 Tychicus, the beloved brother and faithful minister and fellow-bondman in [the] Lord, will make known to you all that concerns me;
4:8 whom I have sent to you for this very purpose, that he might know your state, and that he might encourage your hearts:
4:9 with Onesimus, the faithful and beloved brother, who is [one] of you. They shall make known to you everything here.
4:10 Aristarchus my fellow-captive salutes you, and Mark, Barnabas's cousin, concerning whom ye have received orders, (if he come to you, receive him,)
4:11 and Jesus called Justus, who are of the circumcision. These [are the] only fellow-workers for the kingdom of God who have been a consolation to me.
4:12 Epaphras, who is [one] of you, [the] bondman of Christ Jesus, salutes you, always combating earnestly for you in prayers, to the end that ye may stand perfect and complete in all [the] will of God.
4:13 For I bear him witness that he labours much for you, and them in Laodicea, and them in Hierapolis.
4:14 Luke, the beloved physician, salutes you, and Demas.
4:15 Salute the brethren in Laodicea, and Nymphas, and the assembly which [is] in his house.
4:16 And when the letter has been read among you, cause that it be read also in the assembly of Laodiceans, and that *ye* also read that from Laodicea.
4:17 And say to Archippus, Take heed to the ministry which thou hast received in [the] Lord, to the end that thou fulfil it.
4:18 The salutation by the hand of me Paul. Remember my bonds. Grace [be] with you.
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