Coverdale(i) 1 Ye masters, do vnto youre seruauntes that which is iust and equall, and knowe, yt ye also haue a master in heauen. 2 Contynue in prayer, and watch in the same with thankesgeuynge, 3 and praye also together for vs, that God open vnto vs the dore of the worde, to speake the mystery of Christ (wherfore I am also in bodes) 4 that I maye vtter ye same, as it becommeth me to speake. 5 Walke wysely towarde them that are without, and redeme ye tyme. 6 Let youre speach be allwaye fauorable, seasoned with salt, that ye maye knowe how to answere euery man. 7 Tichicus the deare brother and faithfull mynister & felowe seruaut in ye LORDE, shal tell you what case I am in. 8 Whom I haue sent vnto you for the same purpose, that he mighte knowe how ye do, & that he mighte comforte youre hertes, 9 with one Onesimus a faithfull and beloued brother, which is one of you: they shal shewe you of all thinges, which are adoynge here 10 Aristarchus my preson felowe saluteth you, and Marcus Barnabasses sisters sonne, touchinge whom ye receaued commaundementes: Yf he come vnto you, receaue him, 11 and Iesus, which is called Iustus, which are of the circumcision. These onely are my helpers in the kyngdome of God, which were to my consolacion. 12 Epaphras a seruaunt of Christ, which is one of you, saluteth you, & allwaye laboureth feruently for you in prayers, yt ye maye stonde perfecte and full, in all that is the wil of God. 13 I beare him recorde, that he hath a feruent mynde for you, and for the at Laodicea, and at Hierapolis. 14 Deare Lucas the Phisician saluteth you, and so doth Demas. 15 Salute the brethre, which are at Laodicea, and salute Nymphas, and the cogregacion which is in his house. 16 And whan the epistle is red of you, cause it to be red also in the cogregacio at Laodicea, & that ye likewyse reade the epistle of Laodicea. 17 And saye to Archippus: Take hede to the office which thou hast receaued in the LORDE, that thou fulfyll it. 18 My salutacion with the hnade of me Paul. Remembre my bodes. Grace be with you, Amen.