Colossians 4:7-18 NIV

Final Greetings

7 Tychicus1 will tell you all the news about me. He is a dear brother, a faithful minister and fellow servant2 in the Lord.

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8 I am sending him to you for the express purpose that you may know about oura circumstances and that he may encourage your hearts.3

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    • a 4:8 - Some manuscripts "that he may know about your"
      9 He is coming with Onesimus,4 our faithful and dear brother, who is one of you.5 They will tell you everything that is happening here.

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          10 My fellow prisoner Aristarchus6 sends you his greetings, as does Mark,7 the cousin of Barnabas.8 (You have received instructions about him; if he comes to you, welcome him.)

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          11 Jesus, who is called Justus, also sends greetings. These are the only Jews among my fellow workers9 for the kingdom of God, and they have proved a comfort to me.

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          12 Epaphras,10 who is one of you11 and a servant of Christ Jesus, sends greetings. He is always wrestling in prayer for you,12 that you may stand firm in all the will of God, mature13 and fully assured.

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              13 I vouch for him that he is working hard for you and for those at Laodicea14 and Hierapolis.

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              14 Our dear friend Luke,15 the doctor, and Demas16 send greetings.

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              15 Give my greetings to the brothers at Laodicea,17 and to Nympha and the church in her house.18

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              16 After this letter has been read to you, see that it is also read19 in the church of the Laodiceans and that you in turn read the letter from Laodicea.

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              17 Tell Archippus:20 "See to it that you complete the work you have received in the Lord."21

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              18 I, Paul, write this greeting in my own hand.22 Remember23 my chains.24 Grace be with you.25

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