1 aPaul, ba prisoner of cChrist Jesus, and dTimothy 1our brother,
To Philemon our beloved brother and efellow worker,
2 and to Apphia 1aour sister, and to bArchippus our cfellow soldier, and to dthe church in your house:
3 aGrace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Philemon’s Love and Faith
4 aI thank my God always, making mention of you in my prayers,
5 because I ahear of your love and of the faith which you have toward the Lord Jesus and toward all the 1saints;
6 and I pray that the fellowship of your faith may become effective 1through the aknowledge of every good thing which is in you 2for Christ’s sake.
7 For I have come to have much ajoy and comfort in your love, because the 1hearts of the 2saints have been brefreshed through you, brother.