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The masters! that which is righteous and equal to the servants give ye, having known that ye also have a Master in the heavens.
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In the prayer continue ye, watching in it in thanksgiving;
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praying at the same time also for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, to speak the secret of the Christ, because of which also I have been bound,
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that I may manifest it, as it behoveth me to speak;
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in wisdom walk ye toward those without, the time forestalling;
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your word always in gracewith salt being seasoned — to know how it behoveth you to answer each one.
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All the things concerning me make known to you shall Tychicus — the beloved brother, and faithful ministrant, and fellow-servant in the Lord
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whom I did send unto you for this very thing, that he might know the things concerning you, and might comfort your hearts,
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with Onesimus the faithful and beloved brother, who is of you;
all things to you shall they make known that [are] here.
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Salute you doth Aristarchus, my fellow-captive, and Marcus, the nephew of Barnabas, (concerning whom ye did receive commands — if he may come unto you receive him,)
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and Jesus who is called Justus, who are of the circumcision: these only [are] fellow-workers for the reign of God who did become a comfort to me.
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Salute you doth Epaphras, who [is] of you, a servant of Christ, always striving for you in the prayers, that ye may stand perfect and made full in all the will of God,
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for I do testify to him, that he hath much zeal for you, and those in Laodicea, and those in Hierapolis.
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Salute you doth Lukas, the beloved physician, and Demas;
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salute ye those in Laodiceabrethren, and Nymphas, and the assembly in his house;
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and when the epistle may be read with you, cause that also in the assembly of the Laodiceans it may be read, and the [epistle] from Laodicea that ye also may read;
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and say to Archippus, `See to the ministration that thou didst receive in the Lord, that thou mayest fulfil it.'
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The salutation by the hand of me, Paul;
remember my bonds;
the grace [is] with you.
Amen.