Colossians 4:8

“Whom I have sent unto you for the same purpose, that he might know your estate, and comfort your hearts;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Whom I haue sent vnto you for the same purpose, that hee might know your estate, and comfort your hearts.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{For} I have sent him to you for this very purpose, that you may know about our circumstances and that he may encourage your hearts;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

whom I have sent you for this very purpose, that ye may know our state, and that he may comfort your hearts;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I have sent him to you for this very purpose, so that you may have news of how we are, and so that he may give your hearts comfort;
- Basic English Bible

whom I have sent to you for this very purpose, that he might know your state, and that he might encourage your hearts:
- Darby Bible

Whom I have sent to you for the same purpose, that he may know your state, and comfort your hearts;
- Webster's Bible

And for this very purpose I send him to you that you may know how we are faring; and that he may cheer your hearts.
- Weymouth Bible

I am sending him to you for this very purpose, that he may know your circumstances and comfort your hearts,
- World English Bible

Whom Y sente to you to this same thing, that he knowe what thingis ben aboute you, and coumforte youre hertis, with Onesyme,
- Wycliffe Bible

whom I did send unto you for this very thing, that he might know the things concerning you, and might comfort your hearts,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Colossians 4:8


Col 4:8 Whom I have sent unto you for the same purpose. Not only to carry letters, but to ascertain the state of the churches, and to instruct and comfort them. He came as an evangelist to help them on.

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