Colossians: Chapter 04

The Epistle to the Colossians. The 4th Chapter
Ver.
Wycliffe (1382/95)
Tyndale (1526)
Geneva (1560)
King James (1611)
4:1 Lords, give ye to servants that that is just and even, witting that also ye have a Lord in heaven. Ye masters do unto your servants that which is just and egal, remembering that ye have also a master in heaven. Ye masters, do unto your servants, that which is just, and equal, knowing that ye also have a master in heaven. Masters, give unto your servants that which is just and equal, knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven.
4:2 Be ye busy in prayer, and wake in it, in doing of thankings; Continue in prayer and watch in the same with thanksgiving, Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving, Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving:
4:3 praying together and for us, that God open to us the door of word, to speak the mystery of Christ; for which also I am bound, praying also for us that god open unto us the door of utterance, that we may speak the mystery of Christ (wherefore I am in bonds) Praying also for us, that God may open unto us the door of utterance, to speak the mystery of Christ: wherefore I am also in bonds, Withal, praying also for us, that God would open unto us a door of utterance, to speak the mystery of Christ, for which I am also in bonds:
4:4 that I shew it, so as it behooveth me to speak. that I may utter it, as it becometh me to speak. That I may utter it, as it becometh me to speak. That I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak.
4:5 Walk ye in wisdom to them that be withoutforth, again-buying time. Walk wisely to them that are without, and redeem the time. Walk wisely toward them that are without, and redeem the time. Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.
4:6 Your word be savoured with salt evermore in grace; that ye know, how it behooveth you to answer to each man. Let your speech alway have favour with it and be salted, that ye may know how to answer every man. Let your speech be gracious always, and powdered with salt, that ye may know how to answer every man. Let your speech be alway with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how ye ought to answer every man.
4:7 Tychicus, most dear brother, and faithful minister, and even-servant in the Lord, shall make all things known to you, that be about me. The dear brother Tichicos shall tell you of all my business, which is a faithful minister, and fellow servant in the lord, Tychicus our beloved brother, and faithful minister, and fellow servant in the Lord, shall declare unto you my whole state, All my state shall Tychicus declare unto you, who is a beloved brother, and a faithful minister, and fellow servant in the Lord:
4:8 Whom I sent to you to the same thing, that he know what things be about you, and comfort your hearts, whom I have sent unto you for the same purpose, that he might know how ye do, and might comfort your hearts, Whom I have sent unto you for the same purpose that he might know your state, and might comfort your hearts, Whom I have sent unto you for the same purpose, that he might know your estate, and comfort your hearts.
4:9 with Onesimus, most dear and faithful brother, which is of you; that shall make all things that be done here, known to you. with one Onesimus a faithful, and a beloved brother, which is one of you. They shall shew you of all things which are adoing here. With Onesimus a faithful & a beloved brother, who is one of you. They shall shew you of all things here. With Onesimus a faithful and beloved brother, who is one of you. They shall make known unto you all things which are done here.
4:10 Aristarchus, mine even-captive greeteth you well, and Marcus, the cousin of Barnabas, of whom ye have taken commandments; if he come to you, receive ye him; Aristarchus my prison fellow saluteth you, And Marcus Barnabas’ sister’s son: as touching whom, ye received commandments. If he come unto you receive him: Aristarchus my prison fellow saluteth you, & Marcus, Barnabas’ sister’s son (touching whom ye received commandments, If he come unto you, receive him) Aristarchus my fellow prisoner saluteth you, and Marcus sister’s son to Barnabas, (touching whom ye received commandments; if he come unto you, receive him:)
4:11 and Jesus, that is said Justus; which be of circumcision; they alone be mine helpers in the kingdom of God, that were to me in solace. and Jesus which is called Justus, which are of the circumcision. These only are my workfellows unto the kingdom of god, which were unto my consolation. And Jesus which is called Justus, which are of the circumcision. These only are my workfellows unto the kingdom of God, which have been unto my consolation. And Jesus, which is called Justus, who are of the circumcision. These only are my fellow-workers unto the kingdom of God, which have been a comfort unto me.
4:12 Epaphras, that is of you, the servant of Jesus Christ, greeteth you well; ever busy for you in prayers, that ye stand perfect and full in all the will of God. Epaphras the servant of Christ, which is one of you, saluteth you, and always laboureth fervently for you in prayers that ye may stand perfect, and full in all that is the will of God. Epaphras the servant of Christ, which is one of you, saluteth you, and always striveth for you in prayers, that ye may stand perfect, and full in all the will of God. Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, saluteth you, always labouring fervently for you in prayers, that ye may stand perfect, and complete in all the will of God.
4:13 And I bear witnessing to him, that he hath much travail for you, and for them that be at Laodicea, and that be at Hierapolis. I bear him record that he hath a fervent mind toward you, and toward them of Laodicia and them of Hierapolis. For I bear him record, that he hath a great zeal for you, & for them of Laodicea, and them of Hierapolis. For I bear him record, that he hath a great zeal for you, and them that are in Laodicea, and them in Hierapolis.
4:14 Luke, the leech most dear, and Demas, greet you well. Dear Lucas the physician greeteth you, and Demas. Luke the beloved physician greeteth you, and Demas. Luke the beloved physician, and Demas greet you.
4:15 Greet ye well the brethren that be at Laodicea, and Nymphas, and the church that is in his house. Salute the brethren which are of Laodicia, and salute Nymphas, and the congregation which is in his house. Salute the brethren which are of Laodicea, and Nymphas, and the Church which is in his house. Salute the brethren which are in Laodicea, and Nymphas, & the church which is in his house.
4:16 And when this epistle is read among you, do ye, that it be read in the church of Laodiceans; and read ye that epistle that is of Laodiceans. And when the epistle is read of you, make that it be read in the congregation of the Laodicians also: and that ye likewise read the epistle of Laodicia. And when this epistle is read of you, cause that it be read in the Church of the Laodiceans also, and that ye likewise read the epistle written from Laodicea. And when this Epistle is read amongst you, cause that it be read also in the church of the Laodiceans: and that ye likewise read the Epistle from Laodicea,
4:17 And say ye to Archippus, See the ministry, that thou hast taken in the Lord, that thou fulfill it. And say to Archippus: Take heed to thine office that thou hast received in the lord, that thou fulfill it. And say to Archippus, Take heed to the ministry, that thou hast received in the Lord, that thou fulfill it. And say to Archippus, Take heed to the ministry, which thou hast received in the Lord, that thou fulfill it.
4:18 My salutation, by the hand of Paul. Be ye mindful of my bonds. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. Amen. The salutation by the hand of me Paul. Remember my bonds Grace be with you, Amen. The salutation by the hand of me Paul. Remember my bands. Grace be with you, Amen. The salutation by the hand of me Paul. Remember my bonds. Grace be with you. Amen.
END Sent from Rome by Tychicus, and Onesimus. Written from Rome to the Colossians and sent by Tychicus, and Onesimus. Written from Rome to the Colossians, by Tychicus and Onesimus.
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