Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may run and be glorified, as with you,
Brethren, pray for us.
For from you the word of the Lord hath sounded forth not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but in every place your faith toward God hath become known; so that we need not say anything [about you].
Pray therefore the Lord of the harvest to send forth laborers for his harvest.
And he said to them, The harvest is great, but the laborers are few. Pray therefore the Lord of the harvest to send forth laborers for his harvest.
And the word of God increased; and the number of the disciples in Jerusalem was greatly enlarged; and a great multitude of the priests were obedient to the faith.
But the word of God grew and was extended.
And when the gentiles heard this, they rejoiced, and glorified the word of the Lord; and as many as were ordained to everlasting life, believed.
So the word of the Lord grew and prevailed mightily.
But I beseech you, by our Lord Jesus Christ, and by the love produced by the Spirit, that ye strive together with me in prayers to God for me;
for a door hath been opened to me great and effective, and there are many adversaries.
you also unitedly helping us by prayer, so that for this blessing bestowed on us by means of many, thanks may be given by many on your behalf.
and for me, that utterance may be given me in the opening of my mouth, to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel,
praying at the same time for us also, that God may open to us a door for the word, to speak the mystery of Christ, for the sake of which I am also in bonds;
because the gospel preached by us came not to you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and in much assurance; as ye well know what sort of persons we became among you for your sake.
For ye yourselves know, brethren, that our coming among you hath not been in vain;
And for this cause we also thank God without ceasing, that, when ye received the word of God which ye heard from us, ye received it not as the word of men, but, as it is in truth, the word of God, which also is powerfully working in you that believe.
Furthermore then, brethren, we beseech you, and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that, as ye received from us how ye ought to walk and to please God, even as ye are walking, ye would abound still more;
Pray without ceasing;
in which I suffer hardship even unto bonds as an evildoer; but the word of God is not bound.
Pray for us; for we are persuaded that we have a good conscience, desiring in all things to conduct ourselves well;