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Philemon 1 :: Webster's Bible (WEB)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:1 - Paul, a prisoner of Jesus Christ, and Timothy our brother, to Philemon our dearly beloved, and fellow-laborer,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:2 - And to our beloved Apphia, and Archippus our fellow-soldier, 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.

Philemon's Love and Faith

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 towards the Lord Jesus, and towards 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 very 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 one as Paul the aged, and now also a prisoner of Jesus Christ.

Plea for Onesimus, a Free Man

Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:10 - I beseech thee for my son Onesimus, whom I have begotten in my bonds:
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:11 - Who 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, my own bowels:
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:13 - Whom I would have retained with me, that in thy stead he might have ministered to me in the bonds of the gospel:
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:14 - But without thy mind I would 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 shouldst 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 to thee, both in the flesh, and in the Lord?
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:17 - If thou accountest me therefore a partner, receive him as myself.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:18 - If he hath wronged thee, or oweth thee aught, put that on my account;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:19 - I Paul have written it with my own hand, I will repay it: although I do not say to thee that thou owest to me even thy own self besides.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:20 - Yes, 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 to thee, knowing that thou wilt also do more than I say.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:22 - But at the same time prepare me also a lodging; for I trust that through your prayers I shall be given to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:23 - There salute thee Epaphras, my fellow-prisoner in Christ Jesus;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:24 - Marcus, Aristarchus, Demas, Lucas, my fellow-laborers.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:25 - The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Amen.

The Webster Bible was translated by Noah Webster in 1833 in order to bring the language of the bible up to date. 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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