But we request of you, brethren, that you a1appreciatethose2who diligentlylaboramong you, and 3havechargeover you in the Lord and give you binstruction,
and that you esteem them veryhighly in lovebecause of their work. 4Live in peace with oneanother.
We urge you, brethren, admonish5the cunruly, encourage6the fainthearted, help7the weak, be 8patient with everyone.
15See that 9noonerepaysanother with evil for evil, but always10seekafter that which is good for oneanother and for allpeople.
in everything13givethanks; for this is God'swill for you in ChristJesus.
1914Do not quench the Spirit;
do not despise15propheticdutterances.
But 16examineeverything carefully; 17holdfast to that which is good;
22abstain from everyeform of evil.
23Now18may the God of peace19Himselfsanctify you entirely; and may your 20spirit and soul and body be preservedcomplete, 21withoutblame at 22the coming of our LordJesusChrist.
2423Faithful is He who 24calls you, and He also will bring it to pass.
25Brethren, 25pray for usf.
2626Greetall the brethren with a holykiss.
I adjure you by the Lord to 27have thisletterread to all the 28brethren.
2829The grace of our LordJesusChrist be with you.