1Masters, giveunto your servantsthat which is justandequal; knowingthatyealsohavea Masterinheaven. 2Continuein prayer, and watchinthe samewiththanksgiving; 3Withalprayingalsoforus, thatGodwould openunto usa doorof utterance, to speakthe mysteryof Christ, forwhichI amalsoin bonds: 4ThatI may makeitmanifest, asIoughtto speak. 5Walkinwisdomtowardthem that arewithout, redeemingthe time. 6Letyourspeech be alwaywithgrace, seasonedwith salt, that ye may knowhowyeoughtto answereveryman.
7AllmystateshallTychicusdeclareunto you, who is a belovedbrother, anda faithfulministerandfellowservantinthe Lord: 8WhomI have sentuntoyouforthe samepurpose, thathe might knowyourestate, andcomfortyourhearts; 9WithOnesimus, a faithfulandbelovedbrother, whois one ofyou. They shall make knownunto youall thingswhich are done here.
10Aristarchusmyfellowprisonersalutethyou, andMarcus, sister’s sonto Barnabas, ( touchingwhomye receivedcommandments: ifhe comeuntoyou, receivehim;) 11AndJesus, which is calledJustus, who areofthe circumcision. Theseonly are my fellowworkersuntothe kingdomof God, whichhave beena comfortunto me.
12Epaphras, who is one ofyou, a servantof Christ, salutethyou, alwayslabouring ferventlyforyouinprayers, thatye may standperfectandcompleteinallthe willof God. 13ForI bearhimrecord, thathe hatha greatzealforyou, andthem that are inLaodicea, andtheminHierapolis. 14Luke, the belovedphysician, andDemas, greetyou.
15Salutethe brethren which are inLaodicea, andNymphas, andthe church which is inhishouse. 16Andwhenthisepistleis readamongyou, causethatit be readalsointhe churchof the Laodiceans; andthatyelikewisereadthe epistle fromLaodicea. 17Andsayto Archippus, Take heed tothe ministrywhichthou hast receivedinthe Lord, thatthou fulfilit.
18The salutationby the handof mePaul. Remembermybonds. Grace be withyou. Amen.