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Philemon 1 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:1 - Paul, a prisoner of Jesus Christ, and Timothy our brother, unto Philemon our dearly beloved, and fellowlabourer,

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:2 - And to our beloved Apphia, and Archippus our fellowsoldier, and to the church in thy house:

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:3 - Grace to you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:4 - I thank my God, making mention of thee always in my prayers,

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:5 - Hearing of thy love and faith, which thou hast toward the Lord Jesus, and toward all saints;

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:6 - That the communication of thy faith may become effectual by the acknowledging of every good thing which is in you in Christ Jesus.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:7 - For we have great joy and consolation in thy love, because the bowels of the saints are refreshed by thee, brother.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:8 - Wherefore, though I might be much bold in Christ to enjoin thee that which is convenient,

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:9 - Yet for love's sake I rather beseech thee, being such an one as Paul the aged, and now also a prisoner of Jesus Christ.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:10 - I beseech thee for my son Onesimus, whom I have begotten in my bonds:

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:11 - Which in time past was to thee unprofitable, but now profitable to thee and to me:

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:12 - Whom I have sent again: thou therefore receive him, that is, mine own bowels:

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:13 - Whom I would have retained with me, that in thy stead he might have ministered unto me in the bonds of the gospel:

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:14 - But without thy mind would I do nothing; that thy benefit should not be as it were of necessity, but willingly.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:15 - For perhaps he therefore departed for a season, that thou shouldest receive him for ever;

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:16 - Not now as a servant, but above a servant, a brother beloved, specially to me, but how much more unto thee, both in the flesh, and in the Lord?

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:17 - If thou count me therefore a partner, receive him as myself.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:18 - If he hath wronged thee, or oweth thee ought, put that on mine account;

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:19 - I Paul have written it with mine own hand, I will repay it: albeit I do not say to thee how thou owest unto me even thine own self besides.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:20 - Yea, brother, let me have joy of thee in the Lord: refresh my bowels in the Lord.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:21 - Having confidence in thy obedience I wrote unto thee, knowing that thou wilt also do more than I say.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:22 - But withal prepare me also a lodging: for I trust that through your prayers I shall be given unto you.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:23 - There salute thee Epaphras, my fellowprisoner in Christ Jesus;

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:24 - Marcus, Aristarchus, Demas, Lucas, my fellowlabourers.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:25 - The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Amen.[fn]
KJV Footnotes
The following was added by editors of the KJV:
Written from Rome to Philemon, by Onesimus a servant.
KJV

The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769.
Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. Within the United Kingdom, the rights to the KJV are vested in the Crown.

 
 
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