Philemon 1:4-9 NAS

Philemon's Love and Faith

4 1I thank my God always, making mention of you in my prayers,

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5 because I 2hear of your love and of the faith which you have toward the Lord Jesus and toward all the asaints;

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6 and I pray that the fellowship of your faith may become effective bthrough the 3knowledge of every good thing which is in you cfor Christ's sake.

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    • d 1:6 - Or "in"
    • e 1:6 - Lit "toward Christ"
      7 For I have come to have much 4joy and comfort in your love, because the dhearts of the esaints have been 5refreshed through you, brother.

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        • f 1:7 - Lit "inward parts"
        • g 1:7 - Or "holy ones"
          8 Therefore, 6though I have fenough confidence in Christ to order you to do what is 7proper,

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          9 yet for love's sake I rather 8appeal to you-since I am such a person as Paul, g the 9 aged, and now also10 a prisoner of 11 Christ Jesus -

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