and that most of the brethren, trusting in the Lord because of my imprisonment, have far more courage to speak the word of God without fear.
To grant us that we, being rescued from the hand of our enemies, Might serve Him without fear,
But I will warn you whom to fear: fear the One who, after He has killed, has authority to cast into hell; yes, I tell you, fear Him!
When they had been released, they went to their own companions and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort,
Therefore I ask you not to lose heart at my tribulations on your behalf, for they are your glory.
and pray on my behalf, that utterance may be given to me in the opening of my mouth, to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel,
For it is only right for me to feel this way about you all, because I have you in my heart, since both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of grace with me.
Therefore, my beloved brethren whom I long to see, my joy and crown, in this way stand firm in the Lord, my beloved.
that I may make it clear in the way I ought to speak.
As to all my affairs, Tychicus, our beloved brother and faithful servant and fellow bond-servant in the Lord, will bring you information.
but after we had already suffered and been mistreated in Philippi, as you know, we had the boldness in our God to speak to you the gospel of God amid much opposition.