Parallel Verses

Montgomery New Testament

I have sent him to you for this very purpose, that you may know about us, and that he may cheer your hearts.

New American Standard Bible

I have sent him to you for this very purpose, so that you may know about us, and that he may comfort your hearts.

King James Version

Whom I have sent unto you for the same purpose, that ye might know our affairs, and that he might comfort your hearts.

Holman Bible

I am sending him to you for this very reason, to let you know how we are and to encourage your hearts.

International Standard Version

I am sending him to you for this very reason, so that you may know how we are doing and that he may encourage your hearts.

A Conservative Version

Whom I sent to you for this same thing, so that ye might know the things about us, and that he might encourage your hearts.

American Standard Version

whom I have sent unto you for this very purpose, that ye may know our state, and that he may comfort your hearts.

Amplified

I have sent him to you for this very purpose, so that you may know how we are, and that he may comfort and encourage and strengthen your hearts.

An Understandable Version

I have sent [i.e., am sending] him to you for this very purpose, so you can know our situation and that he can encourage your hearts.

Anderson New Testament

him I have sent to you for this very purpose, that you may know our affairs, and that he may comfort your hearts.

Bible in Basic English

Whom I have sent to you for this very purpose, so that you may have knowledge of our position, and that he may give comfort to your hearts.

Common New Testament

I have sent him to you for this very purpose, that you may know how we are, and that he may encourage your hearts.

Daniel Mace New Testament

I have sent him to you on purpose to acquaint you with our concerns, and to comfort your hearts.

Darby Translation

whom I have sent to you for this very thing, that ye may know of our affairs and that he may encourage your hearts.

Godbey New Testament

whom I sent to you unto this same thing, in order that you may know the affairs concerning us, and he may comfort your hearts.

Goodspeed New Testament

That is the very reason I am sending him, to let you know how I am, and to cheer your hearts.

John Wesley New Testament

Whom I have sent to you for this very thing, that ye might know our affairs, and that he might comfort your hearts.

Julia Smith Translation

Whom I sent to you for this same, that ye might know the things concerning us, and he might comfort your hearts.

King James 2000

Whom I have sent unto you for the same purpose, that you might know our affairs, and that he might comfort your hearts.

Lexham Expanded Bible

whom I have sent to you for this very [reason], that you may know {our circumstances}, and he may encourage your hearts.

Modern King James verseion

whom I have sent to you for the same purpose, that you might know our affairs and that he might comfort your hearts.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

whom I sent unto you for the same purpose: that ye might know what case I stand in, and that he might comfort your hearts.

Moffatt New Testament

that is why I am sending him to you, to let you know how I am and to encourage your hearts.

NET Bible

I have sent him to you for this very purpose, that you may know our circumstances and that he may encourage your hearts.

New Heart English Bible

whom I have sent to you for this very purpose, that you may know our state, and that he may comfort your hearts.

Noyes New Testament

whom I have sent to you for this very purpose, that ye may know about us, and that he may comfort your hearts.

Sawyer New Testament

whom I have sent to you for this purpose, that you may know the things concerning us and that he may comfort your hearts.

The Emphasized Bible

Whom I have sent unto you for this very purpose, that ye may get to know the things concerning us, and he may encourage your hearts.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

whom I have sent unto you for this very purpose, that ye may know our affairs, and that he might comfort your hearts.

Twentieth Century New Testament

I am sending him to you on purpose that you may learn all about us, and that he may cheer your hearts.

Webster

Whom I have sent to you for the same purpose, that ye may know our affairs, and that he may comfort your hearts.

Weymouth New Testament

I have sent him to you for the very purpose--that you may know about us and that he may encourage you.

Williams New Testament

that is the very reason I am sending him, to let you know how I am and to cheer your hearts.

World English Bible

whom I have sent to you for this very purpose, that you may know our state, and that he may comfort your hearts.

Worrell New Testament

whom I sent to you for this very purpose, that ye may know our affairs, and that he may encourage your hearts.

Worsley New Testament

for this very end, that ye might know our concerns, and that he may comfort your hearts.

Youngs Literal Translation

whom I did send unto you for this very thing, that ye might know the things concerning us, and that he might comfort your hearts.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

πέμπω 
Pempo 
Usage: 39

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

for
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

ye might know
γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

περί 
Peri 
Usage: 254

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

παρακαλέω 
Parakaleo 
Usage: 102

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

Context Readings

Conclusion And Benediction

21 But that you also may know my affairs and how I do, Tychicus, my beloved brother and faithful minister in the Lord, will make everything known to you. 22 I have sent him to you for this very purpose, that you may know about us, and that he may cheer your hearts. 23 Peace to the brothers and love, with faith from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.


Cross References

Colossians 4:7-8

Tychicus, my beloved brother and faithful minister and fellow slave in the Lord, will make known to you all that concerns me.

Philippians 2:19

Now I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you before long, so that I may be of good comfort when I learn the news concerning you.

Philippians 2:25

Epaphroditus, my brother and coworker and fellow soldier, who is your messenger and minister to my needs, I have thought it necessary to send to you;

Colossians 2:2

May their hearts be comforted! May they be knit together in love! May they gain in all its riches the full assurance of their understanding! May they come to a perfect knowledge of the secret truth of God, which is Christ himself.

1 Thessalonians 3:2

I sent Timothy, my brother and God's fellow worker in the gospel of Christ, to strengthen you and to hearten you in your faith.

2 Thessalonians 2:17

comfort your hearts, and establish you in every good work and word.

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