- Maisters, do vnto your seruauntes that which is iust & equall, knowyng that ye also haue a maister in heauen.
- Continue in prayer, and watche in the same with thankes geuyng:
- Praying also for vs, that God may open vnto vs the doore of vtteraunce, that we may speake ye misterie of Christ, wherfore I am also in bondes:
- That I may vtter it, as I ought to speake.
- Walke in wisdome towarde the that are without, redeemyng the tyme.
- Let your speache be alway in grace, powdered with salt, to knowe howe ye ought to aunswere euery man.
- All my state shall Tychicus declare vnto you, [who is] a beloued brother and faythfull minister, and felowe seruaunt in the Lorde:
- Whom I haue sent vnto you for the same thyng, that he myght knowe your state, and comfort your heartes,
- With Onesimus a faythfull and beloued brother, which is of you.
They shall shewe you of all thynges which [are] here.
- Aristarchus my prison felowe saluteth you, & Marcus Barnabas sisters sonne, (touchyng whom ye receaued commaundementes:) If he come vnto you, receaue hym:
- And Iesus, which is called Iustus, which are of the circumcision.
These only are my workefelowes vnto the kyngdome of God, which hath ben vnto my consolation.
- Epaphras which is of you, a seruaunt of Christe, saluteth you, alwayes labouryng feruently for you in prayers, that ye may stande perfect and fylled in all the wyll of God.
- For I beare him recorde, that he hath a great zeale for you, and them [that are] in Laodicea, and them [that are] in Hierapolis.
- Deare Lucas the phisition greeteth you, and Demas.
- Salute the brethren [which are] in Laodicea, and Nymphas, and the Churche which is in his house.
- And when the epistle is read of you, make that it be read also in the Church of the Laodiceans: and that ye likewise reade the epistle from Laodicea.
- And say to Archippus: take heede to the ministerie that thou hast receaued in the Lorde, that thou fulfyll it.
- The salutation, by the hande of me, Paul.
Remember my bondes.
Grace be with you.
[Written from Rome to the Colossians, by Tychicus and Onesimus.]