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Ephesians 6:21

    Ephesians 6:21 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But that ye also may know my affairs, and how I do, Tychicus, a beloved brother and faithful minister in the Lord, shall make known to you all things:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But that you also may know my affairs, and how I do, Tychicus, a beloved brother and faithful minister in the Lord, shall make known to you all things:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But that ye also may know my affairs, how I do, Tychicus, the beloved brother and faithful minister in the Lord, shall make known to you all things:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But so that you may have knowledge of my business, and how I am, Tychicus, the well-loved brother and tested servant in the Lord, will give you news of all things:

    Webster's Revision

    But that ye also may know my affairs, how I do, Tychicus, the beloved brother and faithful minister in the Lord, shall make known to you all things:

    World English Bible

    But that you also may know my affairs, how I am doing, Tychicus, the beloved brother and faithful servant in the Lord, will make known to you all things;

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But that ye also may know my affairs, how I do, Tychicus, the beloved brother and faithful minister in the Lord, shall make known to you all things:

    Definitions for Ephesians 6:21

    Minister - Servants.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ephesians 6:21

    That ye also - As well as other Churches to whom I have communicated the dealings both of God and man to me.

    May know my affairs - May be acquainted with my situation and circumstances.

    And how I do - How I employ my time, and what fruit there is of my apostolical labors.

    Tychicus, a beloved brother - We learn, from Acts 20:4, that Tychicus was of Asia, and that he was a useful companion of St. Paul. See the note on Acts 20:4.

    This same person, and with the same character and commendation, is mentioned in the Epistle to the Colossians, Colossians 4:7. He is mentioned also in Titus 3:12, and in 2 Timothy 4:12; from all these places it is evident that he was a person in whom the apostle had the highest confidence, and that he was a very eminent minister of Christ.

    Barnes' Notes on Ephesians 6:21

    But that ye also may know my affairs - May understand my condition, my feelings, and in what I am engaged. To them it could not but be a subject of deep interest.

    And how I do - Greek, "What I do; that is how I am employed.

    Tychicus - Tychicus was of the province of Asia, in Asia Minor, of which Ephesus was the capital; see Acts 20:4. It is not improbable that he was of Ephesus, and that he was well known to the church there. He also carried the letter to the Colossians Col 4:7, and probably the Second Epistle to Timothy; 2 Timothy 4:12. Paul also proposed to send him to Crete to succeed Titus; Titus 3:12. He was high in the confidence of: Paul, but it is not known when he was converted, or why he was now at Rome. The Greeks speak of him as one of the seventy disciples, and make him bishop of Colophon, in the province of Asia.

    Wesley's Notes on Ephesians 6:21

    6:21 Ye also - As well as others.