Colossians 4:12
Good News Translation
Greetings from Epaphras, another member of your group and a servant of Christ Jesus. He always prays fervently for you, asking God to make you stand firm, as mature and fully convinced Christians, in complete obedience to God's will.

Contemporary English Version
Your own Epaphras, who serves Christ Jesus, sends his greetings. He always prays hard that you may fully know what the Lord wants you to do and that you may do it completely.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Epaphras saluteth you, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, who is always solicitous for you in prayers, that you may stand perfect and full in all the will of God.

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Epaphras saluteth you, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, who is always solicitous for you in prayers, that you may stand perfect and full in all the will of God.

Epaphras.

Colossians 1:7 As you learned of Epaphras, our most beloved fellow servant, who is for you a faithful minister of Christ Jesus;

Philemon 1:23 There salute thee Epaphras, my fellow prisoner in Christ Jesus:

a servant.

John 12:26 If any man minister to me, let him follow me: and where I am, there also shall my minister be. If any man minister to me, him will my Father honour.

Galatians 1:10 For do I now persuade men, or God? Or do I seek to please men? If I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.

James 1:1 James, the servant of God and of our Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting.

2 Peter 1:1 Simon Peter, servant and apostle of Jesus Christ: to them that have obtained equal faith with us in the justice of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ.

always.

Colossians 4:2 Be instant in prayer: watching in it with thanksgiving.

Luke 22:44 And his sweat became as drops of blood, trickling down upon the ground.

Galatians 4:19 My little children, of whom I am in labour again, until Christ be formed in you.

Hebrews 5:7 Who in the days of his flesh, with a strong cry and tears, offering up prayers and supplications to him that was able to save him from death, was heard for his reverence.

James 5:16 Confess therefore your sins one to another: and pray one for another, that you may be saved. For the continual prayer of a just man availeth much.

labouring.

Colossians 2:1-23 For I would have you know what manner of care I have for you and for them that are at Laodicea and whosoever have not seen my face in the flesh: . . .

that.

Colossians 4:1 Masters, do to your servants that which is just and equal: knowing that you also have a master in heaven.

Romans 15:30 I beseech you therefore, brethren, through our Lord Jesus Christ and by the charity of the Holy Ghost, that you help me in your prayers for me to God,

See on ch.

Colossians 1:9,22,28 Therefore we also, from the day that we heard it, cease not to pray for you and to beg that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding: . . .

Matthew 5:48 Be you therefore perfect, as also your heavenly Father is perfect.

1 Corinthians 2:6 Howbeit we speak wisdom among the perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, neither of the princes of this world that come to nought.

1 Corinthians 14:20 Brethren, do not become children in sense. But in malice be children: and in sense be perfect.

*Gr:

2 Corinthians 13:11 For the rest, brethren, rejoice, be perfect, take exhortation, be of one mind, have peace. And the God of grace and of love shall be with you.

Philippians 3:12-15 Not as though I had already attained, or were already perfect: but I follow after, if I may by any means apprehend, wherein I am also apprehended by Christ Jesus. . . .

1 Thessalonians 5:23 And may the God of peace himself sanctify you in all things: that your whole spirit and soul and body may be preserved blameless in the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Hebrews 5:14 But strong meat is for the perfect: for them who by custom have their senses exercised to the discerning of good and evil.

*Gr:

Hebrews 6:1 Wherefore, leaving the word of the beginning of Christ, let us go on to things more perfect: not laying again the foundation of penance from dead works and of faith towards God,

Jude 1:24 Now to him who is able to preserve you without sin and to present you spotless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy, in the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ:

complete.

Romans 15:14 And I myself also, my brethren, am assured of you that you also are full of love, replenished with all knowledge, so that you are able to admonish one another.

Context
Final Greetings
11And Jesus that is called Justus: who are of the circumcision. These only are my helpers, in the kingdom of God: who have been a comfort to me. 12Epaphras saluteth you, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, who is always solicitous for you in prayers, that you may stand perfect and full in all the will of God. 13For I bear him testimony that he hath much labour for you and for them that are at Laodicea and them at Hierapolis.…
Cross References
Luke 1:1
Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a narration of the things that have been accomplished among us,

Romans 15:30
I beseech you therefore, brethren, through our Lord Jesus Christ and by the charity of the Holy Ghost, that you help me in your prayers for me to God,

Colossians 1:7
As you learned of Epaphras, our most beloved fellow servant, who is for you a faithful minister of Christ Jesus;

Colossians 1:28
Whom we preach, admonishing every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus.

Colossians 1:29
Wherein also I labour, striving according to his working which he worketh in me in power.

Colossians 2:1
For I would have you know what manner of care I have for you and for them that are at Laodicea and whosoever have not seen my face in the flesh:

Colossians 4:9
With Onesimus, a most beloved and faithful brother, who is one of you. All things that are done here, they shall make known to you.

Philemon 1:23
There salute thee Epaphras, my fellow prisoner in Christ Jesus:

James 1:4
And patience hath a perfect work: that you may be perfect and entire, failing in nothing.

Additional Translations
Epaphras, who is one of you and a servant of Christ Jesus, sends you greetings. He is always wrestling in prayer for you, so that you may stand mature and fully assured in the full will of God.

Epaphras greets you, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, always struggling for you in the prayers, so that you may stand mature and fully assured in all the will of God.

Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, salutes you, always laboring fervently for you in prayers, that you may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.

Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, saluteth you, always striving for you in his prayers, that ye may stand perfect and fully assured in all the will of God.

Epaphras, who is [one] of you, [the] bondman of Christ Jesus, salutes you, always combating earnestly for you in prayers, to the end that ye may stand perfect and complete in all [the] will of God.

Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, saluteth you, always striving for you in his prayers, that ye may stand perfect and fully assured in all the will of God.

Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, saluteth you, always laboring fervently for you in prayers, that ye may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.

Epaphras, who is one of yourselves, a bondservant of Jesus Christ, sends greetings to you, always wrestling on your behalf in his prayers, that you may stand firm--Christians of ripe character and of clear conviction as to everything which is God's will.

Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, salutes you, always striving for you in his prayers, that you may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.

Salute you doth Epaphras, who is of you, a servant of Christ, always striving for you in the prayers, that ye may stand perfect and made full in all the will of God,
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