through him, then, we may offer up a sacrifice of praise always to God, that is, the fruit of lips, giving thanks to His name;
and of doing good, and of fellowship, be not forgetful, for with such sacrifices God is well-pleased.
Be obedient to those leading you, and be subject, for these do watch for your souls, as about to give account, that with joy they may do this, and not sighing, for this [is] unprofitable to you.
Pray for us, for we trust that we have a good conscience, in all things willing to behave well,
and more abundantly do I call upon [you] to do this, that more quickly I may be restored to you.
And the God of the peace, who did bring up out of the dead the great shepherd of the sheep -- in the blood of an age-during covenant -- our Lord Jesus,
make you perfect in every good work to do His will, doing in you that which is well-pleasing before Him, through Jesus Christ, to whom [is] the glory -- to the ages of the ages! Amen.
And I entreat you, brethren, suffer the word of the exhortation, for also through few words I have written to you.
Know ye that the brother Timotheus is released, with whom, if he may come more shortly, I will see you.
Salute all those leading you, and all the saints; salute you doth those from Italy:
the grace [is] with you all! Amen.