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Philemon 1 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:1 - Sha'ul, a prisoner of Messiah Yeshua, and Timothy our brother, to Philemon, our beloved fellow worker,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:2 - to the beloved Apphia, to Archippus, our fellow soldier, and to the assembly in your house:
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:3 - Grace to you and shalom from God our Father and the Lord Yeshua the Messiah.

Philemon's Love and Faith

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:4 - I thank my God always, making mention of you in my prayers,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:5 - hearing of your love, and of the faith which you have toward the Lord Yeshua, and toward all the holy ones;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:6 - that the fellowship of your faith may become effective, in the knowledge of every good thing which is in us in Messiah Yeshua.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:7 - For we have much joy and comfort in your love, because the hearts of the holy ones have been refreshed through you, brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:8 - Therefore, though I have all boldness in Messiah to command you that which is appropriate,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:9 - yet for love's sake I rather beg, being such a one as Sha'ul, the aged, but also a prisoner of Yeshua the Messiah.

Plea for Onesimus, a Free Man

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:10 - I beg you for my child, whom I have become the father of in my chains, Onesimus,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:11 - who once was useless to you, but now is useful to you and to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:12 - I am sending him back. Therefore receive him, that is, my own heart,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:13 - whom I desired to keep with me, that on your behalf he might serve me in my chains for the Good News.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:14 - But I was willing to do nothing without your consent, that your goodness would not be as of necessity, but of free will.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:15 - For perhaps he was therefore separated from you for a while, that you would have him forever,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:16 - no longer as a slave, but more than a slave, a beloved brother, especially to me, but how much rather to you, both in the flesh and in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:17 - If then you count me a partner, receive him as you would receive me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:18 - But if he has wronged you at all, or owes you anything, put that to my account.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:19 - I, Sha'ul, write this with my own hand: I will repay it (not to mention to you that you owe to me even your own self besides).
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:20 - Yes, brother, let me have joy from you in the Lord. Refresh my heart in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:21 - Having confidence in your obedience, I write to you, knowing that you will do even beyond what I say.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:22 - Also, prepare a guest room for me, for I hope that through your prayers I will be restored to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:23 - Epaphras, my fellow prisoner in Messiah Yeshua, greets you,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:24 - as do Mark, Aristarchus, Demas, and Luke, my fellow workers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:25 - The grace of our Lord Yeshua the Messiah be with your spirit. Amein.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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