| ||King James Bible||Young's Literal Translation|
||Paul, a prisoner of Jesus Christ, and Timothy our brother, unto Philemon our dearly beloved, and fellowlabourer,
||Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timotheus the brother, to Philemon our beloved and fellow-worker, |
||And to our beloved Apphia, and Archippus our fellowsoldier, and to the church in thy house:
||and Apphia the beloved, and Archippus our fellow-soldier, and the assembly in thy house: |
||Grace to you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
||Grace to you, and peace, from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ! |
||I thank my God, making mention of thee always in my prayers,
||I give thanks to my God, always making mention of thee in my prayers, |
||Hearing of thy love and faith, which thou hast toward the Lord Jesus, and toward all saints;
||hearing of thy love and faith that thou hast unto the Lord Jesus and toward all the saints, |
||That the communication of thy faith may become effectual by the acknowledging of every good thing which is in you in Christ Jesus.
||that the fellowship of thy faith may become working in the full knowledge of every good thing that `is' in you toward Christ Jesus;|
||For we have great joy and consolation in thy love, because the bowels of the saints are refreshed by thee, brother.
||for we have much joy and comfort in thy love, because the bowels of the saints have been refreshed through thee, brother. |
||Wherefore, though I might be much bold in Christ to enjoin thee that which is convenient,
||Wherefore, having in Christ much boldness to command thee that which is fit -- |
||Yet for love's sake I rather beseech thee, being such an one as Paul the aged, and now also a prisoner of Jesus Christ.
||because of the love I rather entreat, being such an one as Paul the aged, and now also a prisoner of Jesus Christ; |
||I beseech thee for my son Onesimus, whom I have begotten in my bonds:
||I entreat thee concerning my child -- whom I did beget in my bonds -- Onesimus, |
||Which in time past was to thee unprofitable, but now profitable to thee and to me:
||who once was to thee unprofitable, and now is profitable to me and to thee, |
||Whom I have sent again: thou therefore receive him, that is, mine own bowels:
||whom I did send again, and thou him (that is, my own bowels) receive, |
||Whom I would have retained with me, that in thy stead he might have ministered unto me in the bonds of the gospel:
||whom I did wish to retain to myself, that in thy behalf he might minister to me in the bonds of the good news, |
||But without thy mind would I do nothing; that thy benefit should not be as it were of necessity, but willingly.
||and apart from thy mind I willed to do nothing, that as of necessity thy good deed may not be, but of willingness, |
||For perhaps he therefore departed for a season, that thou shouldest receive him for ever;
||for perhaps because of this he did depart for an hour, that age-duringly thou mayest have him, |
||Not now as a servant, but above a servant, a brother beloved, specially to me, but how much more unto thee, both in the flesh, and in the Lord?
||no more as a servant, but above a servant -- a brother beloved, especially to me, and how much more to thee, both in the flesh and in the Lord! |
||If thou count me therefore a partner, receive him as myself.
||If, then, with me thou hast fellowship, receive him as me, |
||If he hath wronged thee, or oweth thee ought, put that on mine account;
||and if he did hurt to thee, or doth owe anything, this to me be reckoning; |
||I Paul have written it with mine own hand, I will repay it: albeit I do not say to thee how thou owest unto me even thine own self besides.
||I, Paul did write with my hand, I -- I will repay; that I may not say that also thyself, besides, to me thou dost owe. |
||Yea, brother, let me have joy of thee in the Lord: refresh my bowels in the Lord.
||Yes, brother, may I have profit of thee in the Lord; refresh my bowels in the Lord; |