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Philemon 1:1
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(a)Paul, (b)a prisoner of (c)Christ Jesus, and (d)Timothy [a]our brother, To Philemon our beloved brother and (e)fellow worker,
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Philemon 1:2
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and to Apphia [b](f)our sister, and to (g)Archippus our (h)fellow soldier, and to (i)the church in your house:
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Philemon 1:3
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(j)Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
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Philemon 1:4
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(k)I thank my God always, making mention of you in my prayers,
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Philemon 1:5
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because I (l)hear of your love and of the faith which you have toward the Lord Jesus and toward all the [c]saints;
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Philemon 1:6
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and I pray that the fellowship of your faith may become effective [d]through the (m)knowledge of every good thing which is in you [e]for Christ's sake.
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Philemon 1:7
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For I have come to have much (n)joy and comfort in your love, because the [f]hearts of the [g]saints have been (o)refreshed through you, brother.
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Philemon 1:8
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Therefore, (p)though I have [h]enough confidence in Christ to order you to do what is (q)proper,
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Philemon 1:9
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yet for love's sake I rather (r)appeal to you—since I am such a person as Paul, [i]the (s)aged, and now also (t)a prisoner of (u)Christ Jesus—
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Philemon 1:10
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I (v)appeal to you for my (w)child [j](x)Onesimus, whom I have begotten in my [k]imprisonment,
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Philemon 1:11
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who formerly was useless to you, but now is useful both to you and to me.
Philemon 1:12
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I have sent him back to you in person, that is, sending my very heart,
Philemon 1:13
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whom I wished to keep with me, so that on your behalf he might minister to me in my [l](y)imprisonment for the gospel;
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Philemon 1:14
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but without your consent I did not want to do anything, so that your goodness would (z)not be, in effect, by compulsion but of your own free will.
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Philemon 1:15
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For perhaps (aa)he was for this reason separated from you for a while, that you would have him back forever,
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Philemon 1:16
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(ab)no longer as a slave, but more than a slave, (ac)a beloved brother, especially to me, but how much more to you, both (ad)in the flesh and in the Lord.
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Philemon 1:17
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If then you regard me a (ae)partner, accept him as you would me.
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Philemon 1:18
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But if he has wronged you in any way or owes you anything, charge that to my account;
Philemon 1:19
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(af)I, Paul, am writing this with my own hand, I will repay it ((ag)not to [m]mention to you that you owe to me even your own self as well).
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Philemon 1:20
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Yes, brother, let me benefit from you in the Lord; (ah)refresh my heart in Christ.
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Philemon 1:21
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(ai)Having confidence in your obedience, I write to you, since I know that you will do even more than what I say.
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Philemon 1:22
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At the same time also prepare me a (aj)lodging, for (ak)I hope that through (al)your prayers (am)I will be given to you.
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Philemon 1:23
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(an)Epaphras, my (ao)fellow prisoner in Christ Jesus, greets you,
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Philemon 1:24
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as do (ap)Mark, (aq)Aristarchus, (ar)Demas, (as)Luke, my (at)fellow workers.
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Philemon 1:25
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(au)The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be (av)with your spirit.[n]
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