11Paul, 2a prisoner of 3ChristJesus, and 4Timothyaour brother, To Philemon our beloved brother and 5fellowworker,
and to Apphiab6our sister, and to 7Archippus our 8fellowsoldier, and to 9the church in your house:
310Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the LordJesusChrist.
411I thank my Godalways, makingmention of you in my prayers,
because I 12hear of your love and of the faithwhich you havetoward the LordJesus and towardall the csaints;
and I pray that the fellowship of your faith may becomeeffectivedthrough the 13knowledge of everygoodthing which is in you efor Christ'ssake.
For I have come to havemuch14joy and comfort in your love, because the fhearts of the gsaints have been 15refreshedthrough you, brother.
8Therefore, 16though I havehenoughconfidence in Christ to order you to do what is 17proper,
yet for love'ssake I rather18appeal to you-since I amsuch a person as Paul, i the 19aged, and nowalso20 a prisoner of 21ChristJesus -