New Living Translation
And say to Archippus, "Be sure to carry out the ministry the Lord gave you."
King James Bible
And say to Archippus, Take heed to the ministry which thou hast received in the Lord, that thou fulfil it.
Darby Bible Translation
And say to Archippus, Take heed to the ministry which thou hast received in the Lord, to the end that thou fulfil it.
World English Bible
Tell Archippus, "Take heed to the ministry which you have received in the Lord, that you fulfill it."
Young's Literal Translation
and say to Archippus, 'See to the ministration that thou didst receive in the Lord, that thou mayest fulfil it.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:17 And say to Archippus - One of the pastors of that church. Take heed - It is the duty of the flock to try them that say they are apostles to reject the false, and to warn, as well as to receive, the real. The ministry - Not a lordship, but a service; a laborious and painful work; an obligation to do and suffer all things; to be the least, and the servant, of all. In the Lord - Christ by whom, and for whose sake, we receive the various gifts of the Holy Spirit.
LibraryThe Voyage and Shipwreck
[This chapter is based on Acts 27; 28:1-10.] At last Paul was on his way to Rome. "When it was determined," Luke writes, "that we should sail into Italy, they delivered Paul and certain other prisoners unto one named Julius, a centurion of Augustus' band. And entering into a ship of Adramyttium, we launched, meaning to sail by the coasts of Asia; one Aristarchus, a Macedonian of Thessalonica, being with us." In the first century of the Christian Era traveling by sea was attended with peculiar hardship …
Ellen Gould White—The Acts of the Apostles
Twenty-Eighth Day that all God's People May Know the Holy Spirit
2 Timothy 4:5
But you should keep a clear mind in every situation. Don't be afraid of suffering for the Lord. Work at telling others the Good News, and fully carry out the ministry God has given you.
and to our sister Apphia, and to our fellow soldier Archippus, and to the church that meets in your house.
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