Parallel Bible results for Colossians 4:1-6

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Colossians 4:1-6

NLT 1 Masters, be just and fair to your slaves. Remember that you also have a Master—in heaven. NIV 1 Masters, provide your slaves with what is right and fair, because you know that you also have a Master in heaven. NLT 2 Devote yourselves to prayer with an alert mind and a thankful heart. NIV 2 Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. NLT 3 Pray for us, too, that God will give us many opportunities to speak about his mysterious plan concerning Christ. That is why I am here in chains. NIV 3 And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ, for which I am in chains. NLT 4 Pray that I will proclaim this message as clearly as I should. NIV 4 Pray that I may proclaim it clearly, as I should. NLT 5 Live wisely among those who are not believers, and make the most of every opportunity. NIV 5 Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. NLT 6 Let your conversation be gracious and attractive so that you will have the right response for everyone. NIV 6 Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.