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Philemon 1:16 NIV

16 no longer as a slave, but better than a slave, as a dear brother. He is very dear to me but even dearer to you, both as a fellow man and as a brother in the Lord.

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  • a 1:3 - The Greek is plural; also in verses 22 and 25; elsewhere in this letter “you” is singular.
  • b 1:10 - "Onesimus" means "useful."