As you also learned of Epaphras our dear fellow servant, who is for you a faithful minister of Christ;
Treasury of Scripture
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;
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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...
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.
ContextThanksgiving and Prayer
3 We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you, 4 Since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the love which you have to all the saints, 5 For the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, whereof you heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel; 6 Which is come to you, as it is in all the world; and brings forth fruit, as it does also in you, since the day you heard of it, and knew the grace of God in truth: 7 As you also learned of Epaphras our dear fellow servant, who is for you a faithful minister of Christ; 8 Who also declared to us your love in the Spirit. 9 For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that you might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; 10 That you might walk worthy of the Lord to all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God; 11 Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, to all patience and long-suffering with joyfulness; 12 Giving thanks to the Father, which has made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light: 13 Who has delivered us from the power of darkness, and has translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: 14 In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins:
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
even as ye learned of Epaphras our beloved fellow-servant, who is a faithful minister of Christ on our behalf,
As you learned of Epaphras, our most beloved fellow servant, who is for you a faithful minister of Christ Jesus;
Darby Bible Translation
even as ye learned from Epaphras our beloved fellow-bondman, who is a faithful minister of Christ for you,
King James Bible
As ye also learned of Epaphras our dear fellowservant, who is for you a faithful minister of Christ;
Young's Literal Translation
as ye also learned from Epaphras, our beloved fellow-servant, who is for you a faithful ministrant of the Christ,