Colossians 4:6
Good News Translation
Your speech should always be pleasant and interesting, and you should know how to give the right answer to everyone.

Contemporary English Version
Be pleasant and hold their interest when you speak the message. Choose your words carefully and be ready to give answers to anyone who asks questions.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let your speech be always in grace seasoned with salt: that you may know how you ought to answer every man.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Let your speech be always in grace seasoned with salt: that you may know how you ought to answer every man.

your.

Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you abundantly: in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms, hymns and spiritual canticles, singing in grace in your hearts to God.

Deuteronomy 6:6,7 And these words which I command thee this day, shall be in thy heart: . . .

Deuteronomy 11:19 Teach your children that they meditate on them, when thou sittest in thy house, and when thou walkest on the way, and when thou liest down and risest up.

1 Chronicles 16:24 Declare his glory among the Gentiles: his wonders among all people.

Psalm 37:30,31 The mouth of the just shall meditate wisdom: and his tongue shall speak judgment. . . .

Psalm 40:9,10 I have declared thy justice in a great church, lo, I will not restrain my lips: O Lord, thou knowest it. . . .

Psalm 45:2 Thou art beautiful above the sons of men: grace is poured abroad in thy lips; therefore hath God blessed thee for ever.

Psalm 66:16 Come and hear, all ye that fear God, and I will tell you what great things he hath done for my soul.

Psalm 71:15-18,23,24 My mouth shall shew forth thy justice; thy salvation all the day long. Because I have not known learning, . . .

Psalm 78:3,4 How great things have we heard and known, and our fathers have told us. . . .

Psalm 105:2 Sing to him, yea sing praises to him: relate all his wondrous works.

Psalm 119:13,46 With my lips I have pronounced all the judgments of thy mouth. . . .

Proverbs 10:21 The blessing of the Lord maketh men rich: neither shall affliction be joined to them.

Proverbs 15:4,7 A peaceable tongue is a tree of life: but that which is immoderate, shall crush the spirit. . . .

Proverbs 16:21-24 The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and he that is sweet in words, shall attain to greater things. . . .

Proverbs 22:17,18 Incline thy ear, and hear the words of the wise: and apply thy heart to my doctrine: . . .

Proverbs 25:11,12 To speak a word in due time, is like apples of gold on beds of silver. . . .

Ecclesiastes 10:12 The words of the mouth of a wise man are grace: but the lips of a fool shall throw him down headlong.

Malachi 3:16-18 Then they that feared the Lord, spoke every one with his neighbour: and the Lord gave ear, and heard it: and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that fear the Lord, and think on his name. . . .

Matthew 12:34,35 O generation of vipers, how can you speak good things, whereas you are evil? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh. . . .

Luke 4:22 And all gave testimony to him. And they wondered at the words of grace that proceeded from his mouth. And they said: Is not this the son of Joseph?

Ephesians 4:29 Let no evil speech proceed from your mouth: but that which is good, to the edification of faith: that it may administer grace to the hearers.

seasoned.

Leviticus 2:13 Whatsoever sacrifice thou offerest, thou shalt season it with salt: neither shalt thou take away the salt of the covenant of thy God from thy sacrifice. In all thy oblations thou shalt offer salt.

2 Kings 2:20-22 And he said: Bring me a new vessel, and put salt into it. And when they had brought it, . . .

Matthew 5:13 You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt lose its savour, wherewith shall it be salted? It is good for nothing anymore but to be cast out, and to be trodden on by men.

Mark 9:50 Salt is good. But if the salt become unsavoury, wherewith will you season it? Have salt in you: and have peace among you.

how.

Proverbs 26:4,5 Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou be made like him. . . .

Luke 20:20-40 And being upon the watch, they sent spies, who should feign themselves just, that they might take hold of him in his words, that they might deliver him up to the authority and power of the governor. . . .

1 Peter 3:15 But sanctify the Lord Christ in your hearts, being ready always to satisfy every one that asketh you a reason of that hope which is in you.

Context
Fellow Workers
5Walk with wisdom towards them that are without, redeeming the time. 6Let your speech be always in grace seasoned with salt: that you may know how you ought to answer every man. 7All the things that concern me, Tychicus, our dearest brother and faithful minister and fellow servant in the Lord, will make known to you.…
Cross References
Ezekiel 43:24
And thou shalt offer them in the sight of the Lord, and the priests shall put salt upon them, and shall offer them a holocaust to the Lord.

Matthew 12:35
A good man out of a good treasure bringeth forth good things: and an evil man out of an evil treasure bringeth forth evil things.

Mark 9:50
Salt is good. But if the salt become unsavoury, wherewith will you season it? Have salt in you: and have peace among you.

Ephesians 4:29
Let no evil speech proceed from your mouth: but that which is good, to the edification of faith: that it may administer grace to the hearers.

1 Peter 3:15
But sanctify the Lord Christ in your hearts, being ready always to satisfy every one that asketh you a reason of that hope which is in you.

Additional Translations
Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.

Let your speech be always in grace, having been seasoned with salt, to know how it behooves you to answer each one.

Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer every man.

Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer each one.

[Let] your word [be] always with grace, seasoned with salt, [so as] to know how ye ought to answer each one.

Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer each one.

Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.

Let your language be always seasoned with the salt of grace, so that you may know how to give every man a fitting answer.

Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each one.

your word always in grace -- with salt being seasoned -- to know how it behoveth you to answer each one.
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