1750 Challoner Revision of the Douay-Rheims (DR)
4:1 ¶ Masters, do to your servants that which is just and equal: knowing that you also have a master in heaven.
4:2 Be instant in prayer: watching in it with thanksgiving.
4:3 Praying withal for us also, that God may open unto us a door of speech to speak the mystery of Christ (for which also I am bound):
4:4 That I may make it manifest as I ought to speak.
4:5 Walk with wisdom towards them that are without, redeeming the time.
4:6 Let your speech be always in grace seasoned with salt: that you may know how you ought to answer every man.
4:7 All the things that concern me, Tychicus, our dearest brother and faithful minister and fellow servant in the Lord, will make known to you.
4:8 What I have sent to you for this same purpose, that he may know the things that concern you and comfort your hearts:
4:9 With Onesimus, a most beloved and faithful brother, who is one of you. All things that are done here, they shall make known to you.
4:10 Aristarchus, my fellow prisoner, saluteth you: and Mark, the cousin german of Barnabas, touching whom you have received commandments. If he come unto you, receive him.
4:11 And Jesus that is called Justus: who are of the circumcision. These only are my helpers, in the kingdom of God: who have been a comfort to me.
4:12 Epaphras saluteth you, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, who is always solicitous for you in prayers, that you may stand perfect and full in all the will of God.
4:13 For I bear him testimony that he hath much labour for you and for them that are at Laodicea and them at Hierapolis.
4:14 Luke, the most dear physician, saluteth you: and Demas.
4:15 Salute the brethren who are at Laodicea: and Nymphas and the church that is in his house.
4:16 And when this epistle shall have been read with you, cause that it be read also in the church of the Laodiceans: and that you read that which is of the Laodiceans.
4:17 And say to Archippus: Take heed to the ministry which thou hast received in the Lord, that thou fulfil it.
4:18 The salutation of Paul with my own hand. Be mindful of my bands. Grace be with you. Amen.
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