For I have no one else of kindred spirit who will genuinely be concerned for your welfare.
Now if Timothy comes, see that he is with you without cause to be afraid, for he is doing the Lord’s work, as I also am.
make my joy complete by being of the same mind, maintaining the same love, united in spirit, intent on one purpose.
Now it came about when he had finished speaking to Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as himself.
Then Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself.
But it is you, a man my equal,
My companion and my familiar friend;
“Many daughters have done nobly,
But you excel them all.”
He flees because he is a hired hand and is not concerned about the sheep.
Now he said this, not because he was concerned about the poor, but because he was a thief, and as he had the money box, he used to pilfer what was put into it.
Now I exhort you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all agree and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be made complete in the same mind and in the same judgment.
But you know of his proven worth, that he served with me in the furtherance of the gospel like a child serving his father.
and also Jesus who is called Justus; these are the only fellow workers for the kingdom of God who are from the circumcision, and they have proved to be an encouragement to me.
To Timothy, my true child in the faith: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
For I am mindful of the sincere faith within you, which first dwelt in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am sure that it is in you as well.