Colossians 4:6

6 Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.

Colossians 4:6 in Other Translations

KJV
6 Let your speech be alway with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.
ESV
6 Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.
NLT
6 Let your conversation be gracious and attractive so that you will have the right response for everyone.
MSG
6 Be gracious in your speech. The goal is to bring out the best in others in a conversation, not put them down, not cut them out.
CSB
6 Your speech should always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you should answer each person.

Colossians 4:6 In-Context

4 Pray that I may proclaim it clearly, as I should.
5 Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity.
6 Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.
7 Tychicus will tell you all the news about me. He is a dear brother, a faithful minister and fellow servant in the Lord.
8 I am sending him to you for the express purpose that you may know about our circumstances and that he may encourage your hearts.

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