Epaphras,1 who is one of you2 and a servant of Christ Jesus, sends greetings. He is always wrestling in prayer for you,3 that you may stand firm in all the will of God, mature4 and fully assured.
I vouch for him that he is working hard for you and for those at Laodicea5 and Hierapolis.
Our dear friend Luke,6 the doctor, and Demas7 send greetings.
Give my greetings to the brothers at Laodicea,8 and to Nympha and the church in her house.916
After this letter has been read to you, see that it is also read10 in the church of the Laodiceans and that you in turn read the letter from Laodicea.
Tell Archippus:11 "See to it that you complete the work you have received in the Lord."12