“For I bear him record, that he hath a great zeal for you, and them that are in Laodicea, and them in Hierapolis.”
King James Version (KJV)
4:11 These - Three, Aristarchus, Marcus, and Justus. Of all the circumcision - That is, of all my Jewish fellowlabourers. Are the only fellowworkers unto the kingdom of God - That is, in preaching the gospel. Who have been a comfort to me - What, then, can we expect? that all our fellowworkers should be a comfort to us?
4:12 Perfect - Endued with every Christian grace. Filled - As no longer being babes, but grown up to the measure of the stature of Christ; being full of his light, grace, wisdom, holiness.
4:14 Luke, the physician - Such he had been, at least, if he was not then.
4:15 Nymphas - Probably an eminent Christian at Laodicea.
Col 4:13 Them [that are] in Laodicea. The sister city near at hand across the valley of the Lycus. And them in Hierapolis. Another city close at hand, in which a church had been planted. Probably Epaphras planted it also.
For I beare him record, that hee hath a great zeale for you, and them that are in Laodicea, and them in Hierapolis.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
For I testify for him that he has a deep concern for you and for those who are in Laodicea and Hierapolis.
- New American Standard Version (1995)
For I bear him witness, that he hath much labor for you, and for them in Laodicea, and for them in Hierapolis.
- American Standard Version (1901)
For I give witness of him that he has undergone much trouble for you and for those in Laodicea and in Hierapolis.
- Basic English Bible
For I bear him witness that he labours much for you, and them in Laodicea, and them in Hierapolis.
- Darby Bible
For I bear him testimony, that he hath a great zeal for you, and them that are in Laodicea, and them in Hierapolis.
- Webster's Bible
For I can bear witness to the deep interest he takes in you and in the brethren at Laodicea and in those at Hierapolis.
- Weymouth Bible
For I testify about him, that he has great zeal for you, and for those in Laodicea, and for those in Hierapolis.
- World English Bible
And Y bere witnessyng to hym, that he hath myche trauel for you, and for hem that ben at Loadice, and that ben at Ierapolim.
- Wycliffe Bible
for I do testify to him, that he hath much zeal for you, and those in Laodicea, and those in Hierapolis.
- Youngs Literal Bible