3 I give thanks to my God for every remembrance of you, f 4 always praying with joy for all of you in my every prayer, 5 because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day g until now. h 6 I am sure of this, that He who started a good work i in you j will carry it on to completion k until the day of Christ Jesus. 7 It is right l for me to think this way about all of you, because I have you in my heart, m and you are all partners with me in grace, both in my imprisonment n and in the defense o and establishment of the gospel. 8 For God is my witness, p how deeply I miss all of you q with the affection of Christ Jesus.
1:3 Or for your every remembrance of me
1:6 Or work among you
1:7 Or because you have me in your heart