1So then, my achim ahuvim whom I have a tshuka (longing) for, my simcha and crown (1Th 2:19-20), stand firm in Rebbe, Melech HaMoshiach Adoneinu. 2I appeal to Euodias and I appeal to Syntyche, think the same thing in Adoneinu. 3Yes, I ask also you, true yoke-fellow, assist these women who contended alongside me in the Besuras HaGeulah with both Clement and the rest of the fellow po'alim (workers) of mine, whose names are in the Sefer HaChayyim. 4Have simcha in Adoneinu always; again I will say it: Rejoice! 5Let your chassidus (piety) and sobriety be known to kol Bnei Adam; Moshiach Adoneinu is near. 6Be anxious in nothing [Mt 6:25; 1K 5:7], but in everything by tefillah and by techinnah (supplication) with hodayah (thanksgiving), let your requests be made known before Hashem, 7And the shalom Hashem [YESHAYAH 26:3; Yn 14:27; Co. 3:15], surpassing all binah (understanding), will guard your levavot and your machshavot (thoughts) in Rebbe, Melech HaMoshiach Yehoshua. 8As to the rest, Achim b'Moshiach, whatever things are emes (truth), nichbad (noble), yashar (straight), tahor (clean), male No'am (full of pleasantness) and tiferet (beauty) [SHEMOT 28:2], whatever things are commendable, if there is any virtue, if any praise, think about these things. 9And that which you learned and you received and you heard and you saw in me, practice these [Ro 12:17] and Elohei HaShalom will be with you. 10I had much simcha in Adoneinu that now at last you blossomed anew so as to think of me, for indeed you were thinking of me, but were lacking opportunity. 11Not that I refer to lack, for I have learned, in whatever circumstances I am, to be tzufrieden (content) [1Ti 6:6]. 12I have da'as both to be humbled in anavah and I have da'as how to abound in everything. And in all things I have learned what is nistar (concealed, hidden, unseen), I have learned the secret of being filled and having hunger, of abounding and having lack. 13I can do all things in the One giving me ko'ach. 14Fort (nevertheless), you did well in entering into deveykus (communing with Hashem) through sharing in my Messianic yissurim (sufferings) with me. 15And also you Philippians have da'as, that in the beginning of the Besuras HaGeulah, when I went out from Macedonia, not one kehillah shared with me in an accounting of expenditures and receipts except you only. 16Indeed in Thessalonica both once and again you sent to my machsor (shortage). 17Not that I seek the matanah (gift), but I seek the p'ri increasing to your account [1C 9:11]. 18But I have all things and I abound; I have been filled, having received from Epaphroditus the things from you, a RE'ACH HANNICHOACH ("a pleasant aroma" BERESHIS 8:21), an acceptable, sacrifice wellpleasing to Hashem [SHEMOT 29:18; YECHEZKEL 20:41]. 19And my G-d will fill every machsor (shortage, want) of yours according to his osher (riches) in Kavod in Moshiach Yehoshua. 20L'Elohim Avinu hakavod l'Olemei Olamim. Omein. (To G-d and our Father be glory forever and ever. Amen) 21Drishat Shalom (Kind Regards) to every Kadosh in Moshiach Yehoshua; the Achim b'Moshiach here with me send Drishat Shalom. 22All the Kadoshim send "Shalom" greetings, especially the Kadoshim in Caesar [Nero's] household [Pp 1:13]. 23The Chen v'Chesed of Adoneinu Rebbe, Melech HaMoshiach Yehoshua be with your neshamah.
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