1 Paul and Timothy, servants1 of Christ Jesus,
2 dGrace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
3 eI thank my God fin all my remembrance of you, 4 always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, 5 gbecause of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now. 6 And I am sure of this, that he who began ha good work in you iwill bring it to completion at jthe day of Jesus Christ.
For the contextual rendering of the Greek word doulos, see Preface
Or bishops; Greek episkopoi
Or servants, or ministers; Greek diakonoi