Colossians 4:2
Good News Translation
Be persistent in prayer, and keep alert as you pray, giving thanks to God.

Contemporary English Version
Never give up praying. And when you pray, keep alert and be thankful.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Be instant in prayer: watching in it with thanksgiving.

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Be instant in prayer: watching in it with thanksgiving.

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Colossians 4:12 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.

Colossians 1:9 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:

1 Samuel 12:23 And far from me be this sin against the Lord, that I should cease to pray for you: and I will teach you the good and right way.

Job 15:4 As much as is in thee, thou hast made void fear, and hast taken away prayers from before God.

Job 27:8-10 For what is the hope of the hypocrite if through covetousness he take by violence, and God deliver not his soul? . . .

Psalm 55:16,17 But I have cried to God: and the Lord will save me. . . .

Psalm 109:4 Instead of making me a return of love, they detracted me: but I gave myself to prayer.

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Luke 18:1 And he spoke also a parable to them, that we ought always to pray and not to faint,

Romans 12:12 Rejoicing in hope. Patient in tribulation. Instant in prayer.

Ephesians 6:18 By all prayer and supplication praying at all times in the spirit: and in the same watching with all instance and supplication for all the saints:

Philippians 4:6 Be nothing solicitous: but in every thing, by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your petitions be made known to God.

1 Thessalonians 5:17,18 Pray without ceasing. . . .

watch.

Matthew 26:41 Watch ye: and pray that ye enter not into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.

Mark 13:33 Take ye heed, watch and pray. For ye know not when the time is.

Luke 21:36 Watch ye, therefore, praying at all times, that you may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that are to come and to stand before the Son of man.

1 Peter 4:7 But the end of all is at hand. Be prudent therefore and watch in prayers.

thanksgiving.

Colossians 2:7 Rooted and built up in him and confirmed in the faith, as also you have learned: abounding in him in thanksgiving.

Colossians 3:15,17 And let the peace of Christ rejoice in your hearts, wherein also you are called in one body: and be ye thankful. . . .

Context
Fellow Workers
1Masters, do to your servants that which is just and equal: knowing that you also have a master in heaven. 2Be instant in prayer: watching in it with thanksgiving. 3Praying withal for us also, that God may open unto us a door of speech to speak the mystery of Christ (for which also I am bound):…
Cross References
Mark 13:33
Take ye heed, watch and pray. For ye know not when the time is.

Acts 1:14
All these were persevering with one mind in prayer with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brethren.

Ephesians 6:18
By all prayer and supplication praying at all times in the spirit: and in the same watching with all instance and supplication for all the saints:

Additional Translations
Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful,

Continue steadfastly in prayer, watching in it, with thanksgiving,

Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving;

Continue stedfastly in prayer, watching therein with thanksgiving;

Persevere in prayer, watching in it with thanksgiving;

Continue stedfastly in prayer, watching therein with thanksgiving;

Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving;

Be earnest and unwearied in prayer, being on the alert in it and in your giving of thanks.

Continue steadfastly in prayer, watching therein with thanksgiving;

In the prayer continue ye, watching in it in thanksgiving;
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