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18 May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit, brothers and sisters. Amen.

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18. Brethren—Place it, as Greek, "last" in the sentence, before the "Amen." After much rebuke and monition, he bids them farewell with the loving expression of brotherhood as his last parting word (see on Ga 1:6).

be with your spirit—which, I trust, will keep down the flesh (1Th 5:23; 2Ti 4:22; Phm 25).