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Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Masters, practice equality and justice with your Servants and be aware that you also have a Master in Heaven.
2Persevere in prayer and be watching in it and giving thanks.
3And pray also for us that God would open the door of the word to us to speak the mystery of The Messiah, for whose sake I am bound,
4That I may reveal it and speak it just as I must.
5Walk in wisdom toward outsiders and buy your opportunities.
6And your words should always be with grace, as if seasoned with salt, and be aware how it is appropriate for you to answer each man.
7Tukyqos, a beloved brother and a trustworthy Minister and our companion in THE LORD JEHOVAH, will inform you of my matters,
8This one whom I sent to you to know your matters and to comfort your hearts,
9With Onesimus, a trustworthy and beloved brother, who is from among you, to inform you of those matters that pertain to us.
10Aristarchus, a captive who is with me, invokes your peace, and Marcus, son of the paternal uncle of BarNaba, about whom you have been directed; if he comes you, receive him,
11And Yeshua, who is called Justus, these who are of the circumcision and those alone who helped me in The Kingdom of God and those who are comforts to me.
12Epaphra, a Servant of The Messiah from among you, invokes your peace, laboring always for you in prayer, that you may stand perfect and complete in the whole pleasure of God,
13For I testify about him that he has great zeal for your sake and for those who are in Laidiqia and in Aerapolis.
14Luqa, our beloved Physician, invokes your peace, and Dema.
15Invoke the peace of the brethren in Laidiqia and of Numpha and of the church which is in his house.
16And whenever this letter is read to you, cause it to be read in the church of Laidiqia and read that which was written from Laidiqia.
17And tell Arkippus, “Remember the ministry that you have received in Our Lord, that you finish it.”
18This greeting is in my own hand, who am Paulus. Remember my imprisonment. Grace be with you. Amen.