4:1 Masters, give to [your] servants that which is just and
equal; knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven.
4:2 Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving;
4:3 At the same time praying also for us, that God would open to
us a door of utterance, to speak the mystery of Christ, for
which I am also in bonds:
4:4 That I may make it manifest, as I ought to speak.
4:5 Walk in wisdom towards them that are without, redeeming the
4:6 Let your speech [be] always with grace, seasoned with salt,
that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.
4:7 All my state shall Tychicus declare to you, [who is] a
beloved brother, and a faithful minister and fellow-servant in
4:8 Whom I have sent to you for the same purpose, that he may
know your state, and comfort your hearts;
4:9 With Onesimus, a faithful and beloved brother, who is [one]
of you. They will make known to you all things which [are done]
4:10 Aristarchus, my fellow-prisoner, saluteth you; and Marcus,
sister's son to Barnabas, (concerning whom ye received
commandments: if he should come to you, receive him;)
4:11 And Jesus, who is called Justus, who are of the
circumcision. These only [are my] fellow-workers to the kingdom
of God, who have been a comfort to me.
4:12 Epaphras, who is [one] of you, a servant of Christ,
saluteth you, always laboring fervently for you in prayers,
that ye may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.
4:13 For I bear him testimony, that he hath a great zeal for
you, and them [that are] in Laodicea, and them in Hierapolis.
4:14 Luke, the beloved physician, and Demas, greet you.
4:15 Salute the brethren who are in Laodicea, and Nymphas, and
the church which is in his house.
4:16 And when this epistle is read among 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 to Archippus, take heed to the ministry which thou
hast received in the Lord, that thou fulfill it.
4:18 The salutation by the hand of me Paul. Remember my bonds.
Grace [be] with you. Amen.