That ye may know (ina gnwte). Second aorist active subjunctive of ginwskw. Just as in Colossians 4:8 he had not written ina eidhte in verse Ephesians 6:21 . Our state (ta peri hmwn). "The things concerning us," practically the same as ta kat eme of verse Ephesians 21 . See both phrases in Colossians 4:7Colossians 4:8 .