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Colossians 4:15–18

15 Salute the brethren which are in oLaodicea, and Nymphas, and rthe church which is in his house. 16 And when sthis epistle tis read among you, cause that it be read also in the church of the Laodiceans; and that ye likewise read the epistle from oLaodicea. 17 And say to uArchippus, Take heed to the ministry which thou hast received in the Lord, that thou fulfil it. 18 wThe salutation by the hand of me Paul. xRemember ymy bonds. zGrace be with you. Amen.

Written afrom Rome to the Colossians by bTychicus and cOnesimus.

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Colossians 4:15–18 — The New International Version (NIV)

15 Give my greetings to the brothers and sisters at Laodicea, and to Nympha and the church in her house.

16 After this letter has been read to you, see that it is also read in the church of the Laodiceans and that you in turn read the letter from Laodicea.

17 Tell Archippus: “See to it that you complete the ministry you have received in the Lord.”

18 I, Paul, write this greeting in my own hand. Remember my chains. Grace be with you.

Colossians 4:15–18 — English Standard Version (ESV)

15 Give my greetings to the brothers at Laodicea, and to Nympha and the church in her house. 16 And when this letter has been read among you, have it also read in the church of the Laodiceans; and see that you also read the letter from Laodicea. 17 And say to Archippus, “See that you fulfill the ministry that you have received in the Lord.”

18 I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand. Remember my chains. Grace be with you.

Colossians 4:15–18 — New Living Translation (NLT)

15 Please give my greetings to our brothers and sisters at Laodicea, and to Nympha and the church that meets in her house.

16 After you have read this letter, pass it on to the church at Laodicea so they can read it, too. And you should read the letter I wrote to them.

17 And say to Archippus, “Be sure to carry out the ministry the Lord gave you.”

18 Here is my greeting in my own handwritingPaul.

Remember my chains.

May God’s grace be with you.

Colossians 4:15–18 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

15 Greet the brethren who are in Laodicea, and Nymphas and the church that is in his house.

16 Now when this epistle is read among you, see that it is read also in the church of the Laodiceans, and that you likewise read the epistle from Laodicea. 17 And say to Archippus, “Take heed to the ministry which you have received in the Lord, that you may fulfill it.”

18 This salutation by my own hand—Paul. Remember my chains. Grace be with you. Amen.

Colossians 4:15–18 — New Century Version (NCV)

15 Greet the brothers and sisters in Laodicea. And greet Nympha and the church that meets in her house. 16 After this letter is read to you, be sure it is also read to the church in Laodicea. And you read the letter that I wrote to Laodicea. 17 Tell Archippus, “Be sure to finish the work the Lord gave you.”

18 I, Paul, greet you and write this with my own hand. Remember me in prison. Grace be with you.

Colossians 4:15–18 — American Standard Version (ASV)

15 Salute the brethren that are in Laodicea, and Nymphas, and the church that is in their house. 16 And when this epistle hath been read among you, cause that it be read also in the church of the Laodiceans; and that ye also read the epistle from Laodicea. 17 And say to Archippus, Take heed to the ministry which thou hast received in the Lord, that thou fulfil it.

18 The salutation of me Paul with mine own hand. Remember my bonds. Grace be with you.

Colossians 4:15–18 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

15 Salute the brethren in Laodicea, and Nymphas, and the assembly which is in his house. 16 And when the letter has been read among you, cause that it be read also in the assembly of Laodiceans, and that ye also read that from Laodicea. 17 And say to Archippus, Take heed to the ministry which thou hast received in the Lord, to the end that thou fulfil it. 18 The salutation by the hand of me Paul. Remember my bonds. Grace be with you.

Colossians 4:15–18 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

15 Greet our brothers and sisters in Laodicea, especially Nympha and the church that meets in her house. 

16 After you have read this letter, read it in the church at Laodicea. Make sure that you also read the letter from Laodicea. 

17 Tell Archippus to complete all the work that he started as the Lord’s servant. 

18 I, Paul, am writing this greeting with my own hand. Remember that I’m a prisoner. God’s good willbe with you. 

Colossians 4:15–18 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

15 Give my greetings to the brothers in Laodicea, and to Nympha and the church in her home. 16 When this letter has been read among you, have it read also in the church of the Laodiceans; and see that you also read the letter from Laodicea. 17 And tell Archippus, “Pay attention to the ministry you have received in the Lord, so that you can accomplish it.”

18 This greeting is in my own hand—Paul. Remember my imprisonment. Grace be with you.

Colossians 4:15–18 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

15 Give my greetings to the brothers and sisters in Laodicea, and to Nympha and the church in her house. 16 And when this letter has been read among you, have it read also in the church of the Laodiceans; and see that you read also the letter from Laodicea. 17 And say to Archippus, “See that you complete the task that you have received in the Lord.”

18 I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand. Remember my chains. Grace be with you.

Colossians 4:15–18 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

15 Greet the brothers in Laodicea, and Nympha and the church in her house. 16 And whenever this letter is read among you, see to it that it is read also among the Laodicean church, and that you also read the letter from Laodicea. 17 And tell Archippus, “Direct your attention to the ministry that you received in the Lord, in order that you may complete it.”

18 The greeting is by my hand, Paul’s. Remember my imprisonment. Grace be with you.

Colossians 4:15–18 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

15 Give my greetings to the brothers and sisters in Laodicea. Also give my greetings to Nympha and the church that meets in her house.

16 After this letter has been read to you, send it on. Be sure that it is also read to the church in Laodicea. And be sure that you read the letter from Laodicea.

17 Tell Archippus, “Be sure that you complete the work the Lord gave you to do.”

18 I, Paul, am writing this greeting with my own hand. Remember that I am being held by chains. May grace be with you.

Colossians 4:15–18 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

15 Greet the brethren who are in Laodicea and also Nympha and the church that is in her house.

16 When this letter is read among you, have it also read in the church of the Laodiceans; and you, for your part read my letter that is coming from Laodicea.

17 Say to Archippus, “Take heed to the ministry which you have received in the Lord, that you may fulfill it.”

18 I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand. Remember my imprisonment. Grace be with you.


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