Colossians 1:7
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English Standard Version
just as you learned it from Epaphras our beloved fellow servant. He is a faithful minister of Christ on your behalf

King James Bible
As ye also learned of Epaphras our dear fellowservant, who is for you a faithful minister of Christ;

American Standard Version
even as ye learned of Epaphras our beloved fellow-servant, who is a faithful minister of Christ on our behalf,

Douay-Rheims Bible
As you learned of Epaphras, our most beloved fellow servant, who is for you a faithful minister of Christ Jesus;

English Revised Version
even as ye learned of Epaphras our beloved fellow-servant, who is a faithful minister of Christ on our behalf,

Webster's Bible Translation
As ye also learned from Epaphras our dear fellow-servant, who is for you a faithful minister of Christ;

Weymouth New Testament
as you learned it from Epaphras our dearly-loved fellow servant. He is to you a faithful minister of Christ in our stead,

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Vincent's Word Studies

Fellow-servant

Used by Paul only here and Colossians 4:7.

Minister (διάκονος)

See on Matthew 20:26; see on Mark 9:35.

For you (ὑπὲρ ὑμῶν)

Read ἡμῶν, us as Rev., on our behalf: as Paul's representative.

Colossians 1:7 Parallel Commentaries

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Epaphras.

Colossians 4:12 Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, salutes you, always laboring fervently for you in prayers...

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

our. See on

Philippians 2:19-22,25 But I trust in the Lord Jesus to send Timotheus shortly to you, that I also may be of good comfort, when I know your state...

a.

Numbers 12:7 My servant Moses is not so, who is faithful in all my house.

Matthew 24:45 Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord has made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season?

Matthew 25:21 His lord said to him, Well done, you good and faithful servant: you have been faithful over a few things...

1 Corinthians 4:2,17 Moreover it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful...

1 Corinthians 7:25 Now concerning virgins I have no commandment of the Lord: yet I give my judgment...

2 Corinthians 11:23 Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am more; in labors more abundant, in stripes above measure...

Ephesians 5:21 Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.

1 Timothy 4:6 If you put the brothers in remembrance of these things, you shall be a good minister of Jesus Christ...

2 Timothy 2:2 And the things that you have heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit you to faithful men...

Hebrews 2:17 Why in all things it behooved him to be made like to his brothers...

Hebrews 3:2 Who was faithful to him that appointed him, as also Moses was faithful in all his house.

Cross References
Matthew 18:29
So his fellow servant fell down and pleaded with him, 'Have patience with me, and I will pay you.'

Colossians 4:7
Tychicus will tell you all about my activities. He is a beloved brother and faithful minister and fellow servant in the Lord.

Colossians 4:9
and with him Onesimus, our faithful and beloved brother, who is one of you. They will tell you of everything that has taken place here.

Colossians 4:12
Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, greets you, always struggling on your behalf in his prayers, that you may stand mature and fully assured in all the will of God.

Philemon 1:23
Epaphras, my fellow prisoner in Christ Jesus, sends greetings to you,

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