Darby's English Translation

Titus 3

The Epistle of Paul to Philemon

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Chapter 1

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 Paul, prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timotheus the brother, to Philemon the beloved and our fellow-workman, 

 

 


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 and to the sister Apphia and to Archippus our fellow-soldier, and to the assembly which [is] in thine house. 

 

 


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 Grace to you and peace from God our Father, and [the] Lord Jesus Christ. 

 

 


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 I thank my God, always making mention of thee at my prayers, 

 

 


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 hearing of thy love and the faith which thou hast towards the Lord Jesus, and towards all the saints, 

 

 


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 in such sort that thy participation in the faith should become operative in the acknowledgment of every good thing which is in us towards Christ [Jesus]. 

 

 


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 For we have great thankfulness and encouragement through thy love, because the bowels of the saints are refreshed by thee, brother. 

 

 


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 Wherefore having much boldness in Christ to enjoin thee what is fitting, 

 

 


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 for love's sake I rather exhort, being such a one as Paul the aged, and now also prisoner of Jesus Christ. 

 

 


10

 

 I exhort thee for my child, whom I have begotten in [my] bonds, Onesimus, 

 

 


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 once unserviceable to thee, but now serviceable to thee and to me: 

 

 


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 whom I have sent back to thee: [but do thou receive] him, that is, my bowels: 

 

 


13

 

 whom I was desirous of keeping with myself, that for thee he might minister to me in the bonds of the glad tidings; 

 

 


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 but I have wished to do nothing without thy mind, that thy good might not be as of necessity but of willingness: 

 

 


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 for perhaps for this reason he has been separated [from thee] for a time, that thou mightest possess him fully for ever; 

 

 


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 not any longer as a bondman, but above a bondman, a beloved brother, specially to me, and how much rather to thee, both in [the] flesh and in [the] Lord? 

 

 


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 If therefore thou holdest me to be a partner [with thee], receive him as me; 

 

 


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 but if he have wronged thee anything or owe anything [to thee], put this to my account. 

 

 


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 I Paul have written [it] with mine own hand; I will repay [it]: that I say not to thee that thou owest even thine own self also to me. 

 

 


20

 

 Yea, brother, I would have profit of thee in [the] Lord: refresh my bowels in Christ. 

 

 


21

 

 Being confident of thine obedience, I have written to thee, knowing that thou wilt do even more than I say. 

 

 


22

 

 But withal prepare me also a lodging; for I hope that I shall be granted to you through your prayers. 

 

 


23

 

 Epaphras salutes thee, my fellow-prisoner in Christ Jesus; 

 

 


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 Mark, Aristarchus, Demas, Luke, my fellow-workmen. 

 

 


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 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ [be] with your spirit. 

 

 


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